Books tagged: don hale

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The Wrong Body - New revised and updated version 2013
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A fast paced race against time to right a wrong, solve a series of murders, and unravel a fascinating international political plot.
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines by Don Hale: The true life drama behind the very first Daily Mail air race from London to Manchester in 1906. Based on factual reports, cuttings and personal diary entries from my great grandfather James Wood who was the police superintendent in charge of security at this historic event. Many experiences were later used in the popular film.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
Birth of the British Bobby
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The introduction of early policing measures throughout the UK from industrialist MP Robert Peel and his 'Peeler' to the birth of the British Bobby, Scotland Yard, detectives, and Sherlock Holmes.
The Lost Dog that saved Manchester United
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
This is the incredible story of how Manchester United were saved from bankruptcy in 1902 by the exploits of a dog. Playing originally as Newton Heath Loco, the club were very successful on the field, and yet were struggling financially until a lost dog quite unintentionally determined to play a 'lead' role in helping to fund the club and develop a move to Old Trafford.
Celebrity Guide to Hollywood Dreams - How movie stars interpret and understand their fascinating dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology
This book really is a true ‘ star guide’ and is now a much sought-after dictionary and factual information guide demanded by many famous Hollywood movie stars – and provides an exclusive and fascinating insight into the true world of Dream Interpretation. It contains substantial historical background and expert opinion about dreaming. It is a must for every Hollywood home…
Celebrity Ghost Stories - Joe Cocker, spooks and the haunted nightclub
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Joe Cocker made his name in the rough, tough, grimy streets and equally grimy nightclubs of Sheffield in northern England, UK, during the early 1960s. Read how Joe Cocker and the club management team had to cope with spooks, mysterious happenings and hauntings, then learn how a stunned and disillusioned Joe Cocker first had contact with the spirits to find out about his first hit record!
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Peter Garwood and his wife Theresa travelled extensively in France and Spain over many years. 'Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia,' will give students and visitors an insight into the locality of towns and villages in this region, together with a visual documentation of the rich variety of decorative stonework on their churches. This book also doubles as a unique pictoral travel guide.
Spooky Stories - A series of ghost, haunting & thought provoking short stories
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Spooky Stories - Several of these haunting, thought provoking or ghost related short stories explain some bizarre and spooky wartime experiences, including many varied, dramatic and extraordinary experiences. It includes recollections from World War One - to the beaches of of Dunkirk, or within the brave Corps of Bomb & Mine Disposal.