Books tagged: british

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Swimming Up the Sun: A Memoir of Adoption
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 22, the author set out to find her English birth parents, a Jewish father and a mother believed to be an artist. The adventure led to parents, grandparents, and siblings, a kaleidoscope of relationships with one dark secret at its center.
An Unsafe Pair of Hands
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Quirky murder mystery set in rural England. Peter Shand is a high-flying police administrator sent to a quiet rural CID team. On his second day he’s thrust into a high-profile murder case. A body is discovered in an old stone circle – with another woman buried alive beneath her. The pressure on Shand is enormous. The case is baffling. And then another murder occurs, and had there been a third?
The Sunday Club: How to commit the perfect robbery.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Four desperate men with one thing in common, they need to raise a lot of money, and they need it by next Sunday. The unusual answer to their needs comes in the form of Craig, an autistic savant. His recently deceased uncle, a paranoid gangster who refused to leave paper trails, instead entrusting all of his planned robberies to Craig's memory. One plan remains locked in his mind. The Big One.
The Facebook Killer: Part One.
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Series: The Facebook Killer Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,900. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
When a London banker's family are murdered and his house burned to the ground, he expects justice to take it's course. When that justice fails him, he seeks his own revenge. Using Facebook to track down the killers nearest and dearest. Dermott Madison has lost everyone he cared about and now he is going to make sure he equals the score. Part one in the ultimate story of antisocial-networking.
The Cosy Knave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Also titled "Murder deLight". A cosy Yorkshire mystery. The vicious attacks begin when the prodigal son of Knavesborough returns to the sleepy village after forty years in Argentina with fame and fortune. No wonder that spiteful Rose Walnut-Whip is killed, but when the violence escalates, Constable Penrose knows he needs help from his fiancée, librarian Rhapsody Gershwin. Cover: Ellen Nielse
Can Britain leave the EU? A Warning from History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
There are many who would like Britain to leave the European Union. But the question is whether Britain would be allowed to do so. In this booklet historian Rupert Matthews looks at previous multinational associations then compares them to the EU to show that EU Commission has taken to itself the legal powers to frustrate attempts at secession. We might yet see the panzers in Parliament Square.
Terror and Revenge
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Sam Warren. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Terror and Revenge makes two people who are married, happy, and have a family subject of a terrorist who has no regard for the people hurt in his attacks on a government who in his opinion is repressive. The character of this story is the son, grandson, and great grandson of a long line of law enforcement from the early days of the settlement of the west. He joins with a Scotland Yard detective.
Eleven Shorts +1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Eleven short stories: Two little girls, in two different eras, yearning for their parents. A shy girl in a new country. Emerging after the death of a spouse. A short short. Mother and son argue over what is dignity, what value her life. A creepy little short. The bureaucrat and his ever-so-busy day. A party that glitters. A daughter rebels. A mother and her youngest, a conflict without end?
Punk Faction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
1982, and Thatcher is busy warmongering in the Falklands. Meanwhile, in a small Yorkshire town, unemployed punks Colin, Brian and Stiggy are busy having a good time getting drunk, sniffing glue, and going to see punk bands play live.
The Irish Boer
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 156,640. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Arthur O'Driscoll is the older brother of Frances who nursed British troops during the Boer War. This is the companion book to An Irish Nurse in Africa and deals with the war from the point of view of the Orange Free State. O'Driscoll leads a Boer commando and later is able to use his ability to imitate British accents to become a Boer spy.