Books tagged: british

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Ghost of the Fox
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(Age Level – 8-11) – What an exciting way to be introduced to George Washington. This story is about the great victory attained by the brave men of the American Continental Army at the “Battle of Trenton.” The first part is historical nonfiction, continuing into the second half of the story in fiction-occurring more than 200 years later. This This is a must read for children of all ages.
Of Staves and Sigmas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 269,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
OF STAVES AND SIGMAS is a transworld fantasy that follows psychiatric patient James Wagner's mystical break from contemporary earth to a violent, mediaevalesque Ergos, where through unremitting ordeal he is forced to consider that his lifelong madness was less a psychological sickness than a visional prelude to the astonishingly palpable reality that has suddenly supplanted his earthly existence.
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry, Nonfiction » History » European
During his career, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built three ships. Each was the largest vessel of their time when launched, and each represented a technological leap forward in ship design. These pieces were originally written for learning packs about historic engineering, and designed as a summary and introduction to the ships. Download the ebook free here.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Jason and the Friendly Ghost
Series: The Adventures of Jason Foster, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Tommy is a boy who died at the beginning of world war two, and has returned to look for his parents. Wayne, Jason’s best friend, takes some convincing that Tommy is a ghost, as he seems so normal. But the appearances and disappearances soon convince Wayne. The problem is: how can they tell Tommy that he is dead?
Pick Any Title
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In this black comedy ‘Lord Clive’ inveigles Jane Strachey into helping him sell British ‘Lord of the Manor’ titles to Americans. Among his gulls are a shrewd businessman, a hell-fire preacher and a New York gangster. When lawyers pounce and guns start to fire, Strachey finds she need more than good looks and smart words to save her skin. ‘A brilliant page-turner,’ said the Times.
A Proper Charlie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What happens when prostitutes go missing, and Charlie's shy boss, Ben Middleton, is a suspect? What happens when Charlie pretends to be a hooker for the newspaper story she's working on, and is "picked up" by Ben? What happens when she is abducted and only the handsome Ben knows where she is? Poor Charlie, she only wanted recognition. She really should've stayed home.
Dead in Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,600. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Thirty years after his death, glam rock star Damon Brent is back, trying to avenge his murder with the help of the daughter of his biggest fan.
The Private Lie
Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sam Dyke's second investigation leads him into a criminal underworld where the kidnapping and violence practised by two Liverpudlian twins begin to have an impact on his family. Which is something that Sam won't let slide ...