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Glasgow - A city guide for long weekenders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010 by The Butler Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Daniel Defoe visited the city of Glasgow in the 18th Century, and later, in his book 'A Tour Thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain,' he described it as 'the cleanest and beautifulest, and best built city in Britain, London excepted.' In modern times, a few days in this vibrant, cosmopolitan, European city, will prove that Defoe's words are still both valid and accurate.
Loose Leaves
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Loose Leaves chronicles F. W. Boreham's pilgrimage to the birthplaces and homes of great English and Scottish writers. His communion with them as a young writer recalls quotations and thoughts from their books. He writes about history, literature, faith, heroism, royalty and the charms in everyday life. Boreham's ability to paint a picture, tell a story and uncover fascinating detail is evident.
Twice Born
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Although a romantic at heart, Sita consents to an arranged marriage to a medic Ram and starts her new life in Glasgow. Her feisty, confident, vivacious personality wins her friends. ‘Here comes chapatti and curry,’ laughs the big guy of the tipsy duo.' Aye and what are you, mince and tatties?’ retorts Sita, 'Learnt the patter, hen?
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
The Ephemera
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Eighteen stories of impermanence, change, ephemera... from the ends of love affairs and the brief sanity of wartime convalescence, to the fading away of old languages and the dying of humanity itself. This edition includes four bonus stories, including one written specially for this collection, and each story has a newly-written afterword.
Grand Tours - Tour 3 - Liverpool (Beatles Theme), Oslo, Prague, Budapest & Glasgow
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Series: Grand European Tours, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A travel book with a difference which gives a well planned 13 day multi location “Grand Tour” discovering the distinctly different cites of Oslo, Prague, Budapest, Glasgow & Liverpool; all the while soaking up the atmosphere of these interesting cities with their beautiful architecture, colourful folklore, customs and heritage. This illustrated ebook gives directions, maps, info & travel tips.
For Auld Lang Syne: Letters from Scotland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories spanning two continents which document the triumphs and tribulations of one man's search for truth during a capricious, unorthodox lifetime. Spiritually uplifting, humorous and insightful, the tales feature locations as diverse as the deprived slums of Drumchapel, the majestic Scottish Highlands, and the vibrant Australian coast.
Wild Catriona
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Series: Highland Tales, Book 2 ยท 18th & 19th Century, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Catriona's passion is for fabrics and printing. With father lost at sea, her mother losing the will to live, her Uncle wanting her to marry the bigoted newcomer, and her cousin wanting her as his mistress, she must flee to her Dutch relatives. Needing money after hers is stolen, she persuades Rory Napier to employ her to supervise the block printing of linen at his Glasgow factory.
The Casebook of Glasgow's Victorian Detective
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The real life cases of Victorian Detective, Archie Carmichael, a talented detective officer who spent over forty years policing the city of Glasgow and catching some of the most notorious criminals within it, earning him the title of 'Glasgow's Sherlock Holmes'. With the Foreword and Historical Notes on the cases written by historical researcher and author, Lynne Wilson.
Montana Moments
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The pages of Montana Moments overflow with enjoyable ­historical vignettes that cover nearly everything important that has ­happened in Montana’s history. Newcomers will find an excellent introduction to what makes Montana tick, while Baumler’s careful ­research and entertaining writing style will delight old-timers.