Small Town & Rural Fiction

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Middletide is a mystery novel whose twists and turns will keep the reader intrigued and turning pages.”

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With a primary setting in the backwoods of Montana in the late 1970s with some spillover into the earliest eighties, Old King tells the story of Duane Oshun, a divorcé who leaves Salt Lake

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“An exceptional story dealing with an author’s dilemma as he recreates the story of an old crime as seen through newer eyes several years removed from the incident.”

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“An admirably creative story readers will long remember, leaving authors wondering why they didn't think of it first.”

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Help Wanted is a novel about characters who some might call “ordinary people,” in this case the workers at a big box store very much like Walmart.

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“Deep in characterization and entertaining in its narrative, this book makes a very philosophical point about how well we are aware of those we consider ourselves close to . .

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“French, an unhurried and confident author, has always been willing to let her stories ease forward.

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“a haunting, chilling, and thought-provoking work by this award-winning author.”

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Meagan Church begins her historical novel about the Baby Scoop of the sixties in the summer of ’64 with a drowning.

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Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars young adult novels were on the New York Times bestseller list for 62 weeks, and those books and the Lying Game volumes became televisio

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“I tell other people's stories for a living.

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“A dark read, Twenty-Seven Minutes succeeds in its dreariness in a satisfying way.”

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“This book belongs on the shelf until the next library book sale.”

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“Richard Russo once again brings to life a world of closely connected, interdependent-in-spite-of-themselves characters who feel remarkably familiar and gut-bustingly real.”

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“Farris Smith is in top form at the layered story’s breathtaking climax, masterfully guiding disparate variables from a slow burn to an incendiary ending with suspenseful detail, multi-sens

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“A book about how history repeats itself . . .”

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“Characters discover that the pain of growth is worth embracing rather than escaping . . .”

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“Melinda Moustakis’ arrestingly vivid and richly realized new novel Homestead depicts the interior lives of two Alaskan homesteaders in the 1950s so convincingly that it often read

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“The significance of the dreams and the meaningful role they play in the plot is well done as is the blending of Cree mythology. . . . .

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“paints the conflicts and stories that define the ordinary and memorable, finely etched with myriad details, that altogether reflect back on the readers’ essential humanity.”

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“With its language and momentum, the book propels a reader to the last page.”

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“Watching Lew solve her cases, while still fly fishing on the side, adds up to a solid and relaxing traditional mystery with plenty of Northwoods flavor.”

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“readers visiting Beartown for the third time will not be upset that they get to spend a little more time with its residents.”

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Foster . . . is a rare, beautiful, multi-faceted, shimmering, gem of a work—a gift.”

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