Appalachian Journey
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  • 1
    Whistling Woman | Caitlyn Hunter, Christy Tillery French, C. C. Tillery

    Whistling Woman

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Caitlyn Hunter, Christy Tillery French, C. C. Tillery
    • Narrated By Carol Herman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In the waning years of the 19th century, Bessie Daniels grows up in the small town of Hot Springs in western North Carolina. Secure in the love of her father, resistant to her mother's desire that she be a proper Southern belle, Bessie is determined to forge her own way in life. Or, as her Cherokee great-grandmother Elisi puts it, to be a whistling woman. Life, however, has a few surprises in store for Bessie....

    Stunning Southern Historical Fiction...Damn Bess!

    A mix of sorrow and joy, the Whistling Woman is a tale of growing up in North Carolina in a large family, with Cherokee roots, plenty of folk lore, fi..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 06 2015 by Debbie (Toney, Alabama)
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    Moonfixer | CC Tillery, Caitlyn Hunter, Christy Tillery French

    Moonfixer

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By CC Tillery, Caitlyn Hunter, Christy Tillery French
    • Narrated By Carol Herman
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    In the dawning years of the 20th century, Bessie Daniels leaves her home town of Hot Springs and travels east over the mountains to live with her new husband Fletcher Elliott in the Broad River section of North Carolina. In 1906, they purchase 400 acres of the old Zachariah Solomon Plantation which includes a small house with a shack beside it, a branch of Cedar Creek and a row of dilapidated slave cabins... And ghosts.

    Southern Mountain Folk . . . Just Like Family

    I could listen to the stories of these Appalachian folk all day long . . . it's just like going home to the hollers of Kentucky where I grew up on the..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 03 2015 by Debbie (Toney, Alabama)
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    Beloved Woman: Appalachian Journey, Book 3 | CC Tillery, Cyndi Tillery Hodges, Christy Tillery Fench

    Beloved Woman: Appalachian Journey, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By CC Tillery, Cyndi Tillery Hodges, Christy Tillery Fench
    • Narrated By Carol Herman
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    In the second decade of the 20th century, major world events resonate even on secluded Stone Mountain where Bessie Elliott lives with her husband Fletcher. There's a great war, one that takes away many young men, including Bessie's kin, some never to return. Bessie's role of healer intensifies as she treats those suffering from the Spanish flu and tries to keep it from spreading further on her mountain. She defends a young woman who's in the middle of a controversy that threatens to tear her community apart.

    Wonderful

    I really love this series!! You will love these characters and their courage in the face of adversity and struggle. Bessie is a woman ahead of her t..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 04 2016 by Linda (Colorado Springs, Colombia)
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    Wise Woman: Appalachian Journey, Book 4 | CC Tillery, Cyndi Tillery Hodges, Christy Tillery French

    Wise Woman: Appalachian Journey, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By CC Tillery, Cyndi Tillery Hodges, Christy Tillery French
    • Narrated By Carol Herman
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    In the mid-1920s, Bessie Elliott and her husband Fletcher take in their six-year-old nephew John. They are determined to give him a warm and secure home on Stone Mountain, a place where he will feel loved and know he is always welcome. Having a child brings many changes to their daily life and even more for John, but it isn't long before he feels completely at home with his aunt and uncle.

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