Fiction - Southern

Country Roads

The Internal Life of a Mannish Rascal
By Eugene Landon Hobgood

Country Roads: The Internal Life of a Mannish Rascal is a story based on a fourteen-year-old black youngster named Randolph. Randolph grew up in the era when blacks and whites were socially segregated. Blacks lived in a particular area in the town of Cedar Grove...

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The Union of the North and the South

By Ann Mock

"When God closes a door in your life, he opens a new window." Laura didn't know if she particularly believed in that old saying. She had suffered so much in the last five years since her marriage abruptly ended. Laura has a secret pertaining to...

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Almost Snow White

By Jeffrey Blount

Almost Snow White by Jeffrey Blount is the story of Precious Anne Sprately. Her mother was raped by her father, resulting in a mixed race child that, although she can pass for white, struggles with her identity. She has lived the pain of life as...

Summer's Winter

By Robin Johns Grant

Summer’s Winter by Robin Johns Grant is a story of love, deceit and obsession. At ten years old, Jeanine, the daughter of a preacher, fell in love with film star Jamie Newkirk. Now, twenty-one-year-old Jeanine is in for a shock when Jamie falls at her...

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Carry Me Away

By Robb Grindstaff

Carry Me Away is a coming of age story written by Robb Grindstaff. Carrie lives with her Marine father, Japanese mother, and older brother Sammy until life slams her in the face. Carrie had a long-standing Friday night sleepover tradition with her best friend CinDee,...

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Music City

By Leona Bryant

Music City, written by Leona Bryant, is a tale of family and friendship. Shelly Shepherd was born to shine. However, her childhood was full of abuse and heartache. Escaping her past, she found true love and was living the American dream of family and...

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Notown

By Tess Collins,Theresa Collins

Tess Collins and Theresa Collins tell a tale of a Kentucky coal mining town during the mid-to-late 20th century. Notown is a place where survival is up to the individual, regardless of age. In 1987, Randi Jo Gaylor thinks back on her life as she...

The Gospel According to Prissy

By Barbara Casey

Barbara Casey’s novel, The Gospel According to Prissy, is about prisons, both with and without bars. Laramie (Lara) is in her own private prison. A victim of an abusive relationship, she realizes that she must take desperate steps in order to survive. Warden Miriam Temple...

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The Jewel Box

By C Michelle McCarty

The Jewel Box by C. Michelle McCarty is a story set in and around Texas. The story opens at an antique shop in Galveston, Texas, where Jill-Cherie is the owner and an old friend is waiting there for a delivery. The story takes us in...

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The Legend of Henry Berry Lowrie

By Warren R. Reichel

Henry Berry Lowrie was a very wily blue-eyed Indian. In the final days of the Civil War, when the entire South sat on the brink of starvation, Henry Berry and his Lumbee Indian friends and relatives waged a war of plundering the rich and sharing...

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