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Book: Faeries, Farms and Folk - A family saga set in Scotland at a time of witchcraft and superstition by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
Many people with Scottish ancestry will find Agricultural Labourers among their forebears, because so many people in Scotland prior to the industrial revolution were engaged in working the land in one form or another. It was a time of political upheaval, of strong influence in people's lives by the Church of Scotland and of superstition. In the 17th century in the lowlands of Scotland, farmers [...]
 
Book: The Ballot Farm by Lily Ennis
Mangaparua was one of the last areas in New Zealand to be opened up. George Malder and his new bride, Catherine, take up a newly surveyed bush section in the back blocks between Raetihi and the Wanganui River. As a returned World War I soldier George won the right to create a farm with a government grant and the promise of further assistance. They endeavour to establish a home and turn the virgin [...]
 
Book: The Farm Fires (Firehouse Family) by Laurie Loveman
As a result of having never known his parents, Freddy Pratter never allows anyone to know his true feelings. When newly-divorced Glynis Hampton moves back to a village near Woodhill, a chance meeting and a shared love of photography bring Freddy and Glynis together. With the complications of an old high school sweetheart, a fire, a murder, and personal secrets, it seems unlikely that Freddy and [...]
 
Book: Memories (Firehouse Family) by Laurie Loveman
The first in the series of Firehouse Family books, Memories begins the story of the tumultuous, passionate, and forbidden love affair of Jake McCann and Laura Darvey. After leaving the New York City Fire Department, Jake McCann and his two friends, Freddy Pratter and Mickey Justini, reunite in Woodhill, Ohio to accept positions in the fire department. The three friends all suffer from emotional, [...]
 
Book: Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - Book One - Brave Beginnings by Christine Larsen
"STOP! STOP... IN GOD'S NAME! YOU'RE KILLING HER!" the stranger shouted as he pushed his way through the crowd of shrieking children. They were jumping up and down in seeming panic and helplessness, almost hiding the gory scene. All he and his mate had been able to glimpse as they burst through the gate into the front yard, was a woman covered in blood. A man had her pinned to the ground and much [...]
 
Book: Captive To Cocoa by Kate Taylor and Jeffrey Underwood
A little girl hides behind a frightened young woman's skirt. A distance away, two men talk. One of those men puts money, what would be the equivalent of $35.00, into the much younger man's hand. A woman who has been standing an even further distance away is motioned to come closer. She reluctantly puts out her cigarette and sidles up to the woman and child pair. The stranger man nods to the [...]
 
Book: Joe -- the Horse Nobody Loved (Burton's Farm Series Book 1) by Vicky S Kaseorg
Joe, an ugly and unloved horse trusts no one. And no one trusts him. Until Vicky. This is the story of a troubled horse, and the little girl who loved him. Based on the true adventures of her childhood fifty years ago, the author's horse, Joe, teaches the lesson that sometimes beauty is not skin-deep, but heart deep, and that the unloved have much to show us about the true nature of love. Be sure [...]
 
Book: Hey Guys, the Redhead's Back! - Rediscovering My Single Self While Going Through My Divorce by Laurie Loveman
Laurie Loveman shares her experience going through several years of a divorce and the process of trying to regain the self-assurance and confidence she had before her marriage. It was critical to her future that she accomplish this, and after a brief introduction, Loveman begins her memoir in 1979 when her husband and she determine their best future is not as a couple. In 1980, a friend's [...]
 
Book: Gidget - The Horse That Waited for Me (Burton's Farm Series Book 4) by Vicky S Kaseorg
The choice: do nothing, or risk everything to save a helpless creature. Which do you choose? This is a story of the powerless being emboldened to do more than they felt they could possibly do. Fallible people and tortured horses redeem each other in this novel of faith, courage, and following one's convictions... no matter what.
 
Book: Gidget --The Horse I Didn't Own (The Burton's Farm Series Book 3) by Vicky S Kaseorg
Have you ever longed for something you know you cannot have? A young teen struggles in her desire to own her horse, despite the financial impossibility for her family. She volunteers at a run-down farm in exchange for riding her favorite horse, and plots how to one day buy Gidget. Meanwhile, she is tormented by the farm owner's son, and gradually uncovers the mysterious source of his anger. [...]
 
Book: The Mayor and the Garbage - The Teen Who Saved His Town by Deborah Dian
When 15 year old Mike DiMaggio discovers that the fish in the creek near his home are all dead, he tries to find out what killed them. Could it be poison, fertilizer from nearby farms, or leakage from the nearby landfill? Determined not to give up until he discovers the cause, he has to fight with everyone from his dad who works at the landfill, to the County Commissioners. Then, disaster [...]
 
Book: Mercy by Richard Turner
In 1865 Louisiana, Captain Robert Cooper from the Freedman's Bureau is sent to investigate a rash of strange murders and disappearances. His unexpected arrival in Williamstown is met with a mix of anger and suspicion. With gangs of demobilized Confederate soldiers roaming the woods, Cooper is quick to realize that his job may be harder than first expected. Yet, the terror that plagues the farms [...]
 
Book: Sanctuary Farm First 12 Stories - Sanctuary Farm Foster Stories by A.K. Harris
Kitty and Joe are retired farmers who run a smallholding on an island off the coast of the UK. They also foster children. Each story tells of the lives and circumstances of the children who come to stay with them, from backgrounds to futures, while also telling of life on the farm and in the community. Sanctuary is set in a little village close to the cliffs, and local characters join the [...]
 
Book: Trail of Hope (Texas Legacy Family Saga Book 2) by Dan Vanderburg
The slaughter of 183 Texas heroes at an old mission fort in San Antonio in the spring of 1836 sparked a series of events that changed Texas and Texans forever. Upon his victory at the Alamo, General Santa Anna ordered his army to drive all Anglos from the northern Mexican territory and torch their farms and ranches. Almost thirty thousand people, mostly women, children and the elderly fled their [...]
 
Book: The Criminal Streak by Joan Donaldson-Yarmey
After two pieces of an asteroid hit their planet and knocked it off its axis, the surviving beings of the planet spent centuries rebuilding their society on the edge of disaster. The Leaders made Great Changes and Purges, constructing twenty huge cities, called megalopolises, to house their population, cultivating huge farms, and purging most of the technology so everyone had a job. The one [...]
 
Book: The Seed farm by Ruby Lord
This is a revised edition re-edited 14/10/2014 - "The storyline really draws you in and it is one of those books you think about when you're not reading it. I love the idea of a fertility farm, it is so far out there and un-thought of that it is like nothing I've read before." "Empathy for the characters builds steadily throughout.The unforgiving examination of the subject matter is apposite for [...]
 
Book: Wake Not the Hangman by Deborah Leigh
"...palpable atmosphere and...seat-gripping suspense scenes. Energetic and spirited storytelling make this...an entertaining read." - Kirkus Reviews "...thrilling ... Engaging from the start, Leigh pushes the story forward with exciting force, particularly with her crisp, clean sentences that shine with vivid detail. With great perception, Leigh masterfully develops her characters...with honest [...]
 
Book: Yankee Daughters (The Grenville Trilogy Book 3) by Carolyn P. Schriber
Jamey Grenville was in the habit of rescuing women. He stepped up to save a Pennsylvania farm when his future wife's parents were killed in a tragic accident. He found a new home for his unmarried sister when a horrendous earthquake drove her from the family residence in Charleston, South Carolina. And he thought he had provided the perfect safety net for his eight daughters by bringing together [...]
 
Book: Why Immigrants Come to America - Braceros, Indocumentados, and the Migra by Robert Joe Stout
Stout plunges the reader into the social and political upheaval that the immigration question exerts on 21st century America. Personal encounters, conversations, interviews and newspaper accounts provide a vivid and accurate picture of indocumentado life, both in the workplace and at home. They highlight the successes and failures of immigrants, as well as the challenges and contradictions that [...]
 


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