Books tagged: kent

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Mud, Sweat and Beers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,580. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous 'rambling' adventure across Southern England. Two young(ish) men set off in search of a remote village in Somerset purely because it had the same name as their home village in Kent. Armed with little more than a trusty axe and a tent, they follow long distance paths via Surrey, Hampshire & Wiltshire. Funny, informative and surreal; this is the only known travel book with dream sequences
Seaweed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
Somewhere on the Kent coast is a community of nuns whose Mother Superior is obsessed by her paintings, but as her career as an artist improves to unanticipated successes so she slowly succumbs to cancer, creating a power vacuum in the order. Then other nuns start to die in expected but plausible, horrific farming accidents. Detective Inspector Vail is bewildered, then begins to "Think MURDER".
The Blue Porpoise
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Commodities come and commodities go. These days, we can be guilty of consuming without question, of abusing possessions and disposing of them without a second thought. If we knew the full story, might we stop and think every once in a while?
Hard Hero Hengest
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Grimm is back, this time telling 21st Century London School boy Jamie about Hengest - the first Englishman.
The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Keith Ramsbottom: (Episode I) Rebel Leader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: British English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
AD 59. Britain is suffering under Roman occupation. The people are holding out for a saviour, a leader, a hero. What they get is Keith Ramsbottom. He’s a boy on a mission. If only he knew what that was. He must fight slavery and injustice, his secret crush on Boudicca and his greatest enemy of all: Latin homework. A searing portrait of Britain in the 60s. The AD 60s, that is.
Your Well-Lit Public Area or Mine?
Series: Lost Story House Coffee and Stowbilly Essays, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
Before all of those online dating sites showed up, there were live radio shows that spent four hours a night trying to hook up Caller A with closet serial killer B or drag queen caller C. Nobody did it better than Jim from Winner 100, WNIR.
My Name's Not Jim!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ham fisted Australian starts a gardening business in the UK not knowing a weed from a Wisteria. How hard could it be?