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Clean Small Town and Rural Fiction

  • Long Time Coming clean small town and rural by Tom Buford

    What exactly are two single women whose age is somewhere north of seventy, doing on a westbound Greyhound?

    Life in Morgan Crossroads, Alabama is as normal its residents can make it before the tallest man to ever grace the porch of Brown’s General Store shows up on foot. He and his dog Spotlight, whose parts don’t all work exactly right, leave after a single night, having uncovered a fifty year-old secret that will forever transform Morgan Crossroads and its beloved residents—most of all, Marcella Peabody.

  • Welcome Back Mister Starnes clean small town and rural fiction by Tom Buford

    “You’re not uppity. You’re just different enough from most of us that we might be able to learn a thing or two from you.”

    At times funny and at times heart-rending, Welcome Back Mister Starnes is a story of a community coming together for a joint cause, and in the process, showing a long misunderstood man that indeed, he too is loved.

    Welcome Back Mister Starnes is the second novel in the Morgan Crossroads series of clean small town and rural fiction from author Tom Buford.


  • Living With Fibromyalgia Patients by Tom Buford

    Do you wish you could tell your family and friends what life is like for you as a fibromyalgia patient?

    In just an evening or two of reading, Living with Fibromyalgia Patients will teach you 79 things that family members and friends can do to help their fibromyalgia patients live better lives – real, practical tips for working around uncomfortable situations, helping the patient remain productive, fighting fibro-fog, and more.