Books tagged: isle of wight

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Lily & Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
My story opens as I leave Belfast to join the Royal Navy. Crossing the Irish Sea I think back to where it all began. My parents births how they meet marry and raise six children. Their struggle through two World Wars and desperate poverty. My mothers death in 1939 when I was eleven months old. Adopted by my eldest sister and husband and my own unhappy struggle of 13 years to regain my identity.
Hitler's Forgotten Secret Weapon
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The last great untold story of World War II, the career of Hitler’s “Super Fighter” intended to destroy the RAF in the Battle of Britain and why it never succeeded. The super-secret Heinkel He113 fighter was designed to be a high-speed, high-altitude fighter that could outperform, outgun and outfight any other aircraft in the world when it entered service with the Luftwaffe in 1940.
Skipper Mole Visits The Ferry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Beaver Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Skipper Mole is Digger Mole’s brother. He loves boating, so imagine his delight when he is invited aboard the Isle of Wight Ferry as a special guest of the Captain… Skipper is so excited to think he is going to be allowed on the bridge of the Ferry, but it gets much better than that… Read on to join in Skipper Mole’s amazing adventure.
Moving On
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00)
Hailey’s world is thrown into chaos when Kate, her sister, chooses to move to London forgoing her placement at university. After raising Kate this leaves Hailey, at 29, free of commitments. Meanwhile an accident causes James, a successful PR Manager, to miss his holiday flight. A kind act surprisingly leads to another. Hailey and James lives change as they move on and discover love.
Campervan Capers 2
Series: Campervan Capers. Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00)
The Ongoing Adventures of a Campervanning Couple... With a first year of adventures under their belt, the campervanning couple embark on another year of mini capers. In this sequel to Campervan Capers, the author continues to blend travel tale with humour and practicality as she and her partner explore more sights (and sites) after the maiden year in their camper.
Final Reckoning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,690. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Former SAS soldier Greg gets a call from his past. Isle of Wight police want to talk to him about a human skeleton found during extensions to Seastone marina. He allows himself to be dragged into the investigation that follows, and finds all his old skills returning as he uncovers evidence of illegal immigration, drug smuggling, money-laundering and murder.
Death In Godshill
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A 61-year-old farmer Frank Cave was found dead, seemingly killed with his own shotgun on a quiet farm on the Isle of Wight, early one morning in October 1940. After a police investigation, the woman who was Frank's young housekeeper, Mabel Attrill, was charged with his murder. After many twists and turns, the trial reached an unexpected conclusion.
THE ASSIMILATION OF AN AUSSIE BACKPACKER Into an English Life Style and Work Force 1952
Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This book tells of my experiences of working in England for three months and being included in the social life style of a young English group of married people of my age. Kings the excellent English company I worked for in my trade, was located adjacent to the famous LNER railway line and I was able to watch a cavalcade of famous passenger steam trains that I had read about in my railway books.
Let’s Stop Bullying For All
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
(3.00)
An anthology of poems and illustrations by children and young people living on the Isle of Wight, aged 8-15.