That Southern Flavor

Unfinished Desires

By Gail Godwin

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Sparking enthusiasm for a play about the founding of their North Carolina mountains Catholic girls' school, a charismatic ninth grader and her recently orphaned best friend set in motion a series of events that have decades-long ramifications. (summary)
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Valley So Low: Southern Mountain Stories

By Manly Wade Wellman

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"This is a fine collection of Wellman's most recent Appalachian tales written in the 70's and 80's. Tales about Judge Pursuivant, John Thunstone, Silver John and others all make appearances."

Trill Coster’s Burden -- The Spring -- Owls Hoot in the Daytime -- Can These Bones Live? -- Nobody Ever Goes There -- Where Did She Wander? -- A Witch For All Seasons (originally by “Gans T Field”) -- The Beasts That Perish -- Willow He Walk -- Chastel -- Rouse Him Not -- Hundred Years Gone -- Keep Me Away -- Yare -- Chorazin -- The Petey Car -- Along About Sundown -- What of the Night -- Dead Man’s Chair (as “Rock Rock”) -- Lamia -- Caretaker -- The Ghastly Priest Doth Reign -- Goodman’s Place --

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Whistlin’ Dixie in a Nor’easter

By Lisa Patton

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Southern belle Leelee Satterfield moves to Vermont from Memphis to follow her husband's dream of managing an inn. It doesn't take long before realizing that following someone else's dream isn't working for her... (summary)
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