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Southern Fried Women by Pamela King Cable
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Where The Wildflowers Grow by Vera Jane Cook
Rose Cassidy's fantasy life is a haunting reminder that she's living a lie. So when she has the opportunity to act on those fantasies, she dives in without any thought to consequences. Rose's husband, Ryan, has fantasies of his own, and his actions cause unimaginable hurt [pain] to the very children he tries so hard to protect. When the happiness each member of the Cassidy family seeks so desperately to find is shattered by [...]
 
Then Like The Blind Man - Orbie's Story by Freddie Owens
While fiction about the 1950s Civil Rights era is far from rare, few capture the period and struggles from the perspective of a white child. Synopsis: A storm is brewing in the all-but-forgotten back country of Kentucky.And, for young OrbieRay, the swirling heavens may just have the power to tear open hisfamily's darkest secrets. Then Like the Blind Man: Orbie's Story is the first person account of a white youth cast aside in [...]
 
Entangled Thorns by Melinda Clayton
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Return to Crutcher Mountain by Melinda Clayton
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The Locusts of Padgett County by Bert Goolsby
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Redneck Goddess by Pamela Foster
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The Silver Spoon by K. T. Archer
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Toby Tells - The Rise and Downfall of the Hagensville Maphia and More by Toby Nomad
A politically incorrect collection of stories and tall tales. If you like backwoods comedy using clean language, but deviant stories, this is the book for you. Don't have much time to read? No problem. This book is designed for the busy person. The first chapter explains who everyone is, after that, there is no reason for you to stick to any certain order. Pick the story that interests you and sit back and enjoy. Thanks for [...]
 
Blessed Are the Wholly Broken by Melinda Clayton
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Southern Mystical Moments by Patricia Leigh Graham
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A Southern Season - Stories from a Front Porch Swing by Eva Marie Everson, Linda Yezak, Claire Fullerton and Ane Mulligan
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Justice for the Black Knight by Jerri Blair
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The Sanctum by Pamela King Cable
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Living and Dying in the Rainbow Light - Volume III of the Lincoln County Law Trilogy by Jerri Blair
Elizabeth Shaw finds herself in a dilemma of great magnitude when she's appointed by Judge J.T. Lockman to represent the most hated man in the rural county where she practices law. Her client is accused of killing a popular legal assistant who worked for the most powerful lawyer in the county, a man who's also about to announce his candidacy for governor of the state. Elizabeth's dream that she might someday be appointed as a [...]
 
Belle of Charleston (Southern Legacy Book 1) by Jerri Hines
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Blood Brothers by Jody Zimmerman
A Page Turning Southern Gothic Psychological Thriller The Largest Art Heist in History Thirty-three year old Philip Hampton is an award winning freelance writer and investigative journalist. His younger brother, Billy, an A-list New Yorker, is on the brink of stardom in the international art market. Orphaned as children, the two brothers are the only family either has until Billy is murdered. Shattered by his brother's death, [...]
 

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