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British legal History - The fielding Brothers & bow Street runners
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » General law
This is part of a fascinating new series of exclusive legal history features following the Birth of Law and Order, Parish Constables and Watchmen in England from 1663, and the development of specific law officers - including the famous Bow Street Runners and a series of other protection officers introduced to help keep the peace.
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.
White Gold
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Series: Dan Taylor. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Sarah Edgewater’s ex-husband is murdered by a radical organisation hell-bent on protecting their assets, she turns to Dan Taylor – geologist, ex-soldier, and lost cause. Together, they must unravel the research notes that Sarah’s ex-husband left behind to locate an explosive device which is circumnavigating the globe towards London – and time is running out.
I am a legend that is feared
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Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Logophile Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
The first poem from Mr Grimez collection of poetry detailing the life and times of the wonderful Mr Grimez. Go on tuck in, this is poetry as you have never read before.
Letter Of Love
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Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
My short story is set in Elizabethan times. The queen arranges a marriage for her ward Burgundy Bedford with Lord Nicholas Mountjoy, Earl of Devon. But Burgundy plans to thwart the queen by eloping with another. She finds an ancient book passed down the centuries from mother to daughter. In the book she finds a letter from her mother. The message of love touches her heart and changes her life.
The Stories behind London's Streets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The streets of London flourish like possibly no other city on earth, with stories from its rich history, stories of death - fire - disease, of riots, and grisly murders. History isn’t just about digging up artefacts from the dim and distant past, history happens every day. It happened
The Stories Behind London’s Streets (Part Two)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
When Great Scotland Yard was being built in 1890 the dismembered body of a woman was discovered by workmen, dumped in the basement area? It is thought that the body was probably the final victim of Jack the Ripper. Just one of the many facts about London's streets to be found in this book.
A Covent Garden Mystery (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #6)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
June, 1817 When Captain Lacey's latest investigation (the disappearance of "game girls" from Covent Garden) puts his own daughter in danger, Lacey's crusade turns personal. He will do anything, and call in any favor from anyone, in order to protect his Gabriella, the daughter he's not seen in fifteen years. Book 6 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.
Can Britain leave the EU? A Warning from History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
There are many who would like Britain to leave the European Union. But the question is whether Britain would be allowed to do so. In this booklet historian Rupert Matthews looks at previous multinational associations then compares them to the EU to show that EU Commission has taken to itself the legal powers to frustrate attempts at secession. We might yet see the panzers in Parliament Square.