Books tagged: country house

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Minotaur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Archivist Jen Alexander is sent to a remote mansion in order to catalogue its library. She quickly discovers that the old house holds more mysteries than those contained in books. Her curiosity leads her deep into the hidden confines of the mansion, and the discovery of what a minotaur may guard besides a labyrinth, as well as what a man may do to gain power and influence.
Swallowcliffe Hall 1914: Grace's Story
Series: Swallowcliffe Hall. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
'Downton Abbey' from the servants' perspective! It's 1914, and war is about to change the lives of the Vye family and their servants at Swallowcliffe Hall. The young men are going off to fight, while wounded soldiers arrive at the Hall to convalesce. Polly Perkins' daughter Grace, a reluctant kitchenmaid, may escape from the servants' hall, but can she ever find love beyond her social class?
Buying The Land To Launch Your Dreams
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
An essential guide to purchasing rural property for those who dream of or intend to escape to a simpler life in the country. Whether you seek a few acres, a hobby farm or a future home site give, your dreams their best start with this overview of the process, special considerations, and insights on what and where/how to look for your corner of paradise. Includes live links to many Web resources.
Brace Yourself
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Betrayal and murder at a country house shooting party. When this story appeared in a characteristically yellow and black Victor Gollancz anthology, 'Crime Yellow', the Times review picked it out as ‘a splendid country house shocker from Russell James’.
Swallowcliffe Hall 1893: Eugenie's Story
Series: Swallowcliffe Hall. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
For ‘Downton Abbey’ fans: a new title in the popular Swallowcliffe Hall series! Here is the journal of Eugenie Vye: the prettiest debutante of the 1890 season – yet somehow three years later, still unmarried. Eugenie must find a husband before the season's out or be packed off to India. Told in her own inimitable style, this is an account of one unconventional Edwardian girl's search for love.
House of Silence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
With nowhere else to go for Christmas, Gwen accompanies her actor boyfriend Alfie to Creake Hall, his family’s run-down country house. It’s clear from the start the family has secrets and Gwen discovers Alfie will go to any lengths to keep her from learning the truth about his past. An atmospheric romantic mystery for fans of REBECCA.
The Yellow Room
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 50,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Adventure » General
When Jessica Tate finds an old country house guide in a box after her grandmother’s funeral she is drawn into a mystery that has remained unsolved for over half a century and is set to change her life forever. Intrigued by the house and the family that lived there, she is propelled into a world of disappearances and deceptions, eventually unlocking the secret of the Yellow Room itself.
The Red House
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 45,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Colin Mallory sees a sketch of a young actress he once knew on display in the local market, memories of their past together are brought back sharply to the surface. Alarmed by her distressed appearance, Colin is propelled on a search that draws him into the nightmare world of ‘the group’ and the sinister influence that threatens to control him too.
2 Spooky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two short ghost stories: in The Sins of Others, a man is haunted by a recurring dream on moving into an inherited property. The inheritance appears to be the answer to his prayers but is this the case? Will the dream provide the answer? In A Trip in Time, Thomas seeks answers to a legend connected to his previous work. His journey leads him into another world providing more questions than answer.
Murder and Mittens
Price: Free! Words: 58,300. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
1st draft. Etta and Jen Astley crash their car while going to a weekend mystery novel seminar. Waking up, they discover that they are trapped inside one of Winifred Warlock's murder mysteries while in the real world, they lie in comas. The only way to escape from the novel, is to solve the murder before the murderer kills them... Their only help is Miss Margaret Mittens, the amateur detective.