Books tagged: manchester

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Listlessness In Early Automated Composition Devices
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Time-travelling ex-postman Harley Byrne's ongoing mission is to capture and make available for download “all the world’s music, ever.” In this newly rediscovered chapter from his lost memoirs, Byrne describes in full his mission to Manchester, 1952, to record the secret computer music of Alan Turing - war hero, mathematician, inventor of hands-free umbrella.
Dancing on Deansgate
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 128,280. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
They called it the Christmas Blitz, but there are no festivities for Jess, locked in the cellar by her feckless, tarty mother. And when Lizzie is imprisoned for shoplifting, Jess is sent to live with her uncle, a bullying black marketeer, who treats her like a slave. Can Jess’s natural musical talent offer an escape route - and the chance for love?
Look Up, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Concord, New Hampshire is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Penning Perfumes Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
The companion ebook to the Penning Perfumes tour organized by Odette Toilette and Claire Trévien across the UK. This anthology presents the work of twelve poets from Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, and Bristol, as well as the quickfire haiku of audiences from these four cities. Penning Perfumes was supported using public funding awarded by Arts Council England
Outside The Rain
Series: DCI Sara Hoyland Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When a bomb rips through Manchester's Piccadilly railway station during rush hour, DCI Sara Hoyland narrowly escapes with her life but soon comes to realise that all is not as it would first appear.
Warde Street
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Richard Murphy. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Warde Street tells the story of Eddie, whose life is ripped apart when his wife is killed in the July 7th 2005, London bombings. Eddie retreats to Manchester, to heal and somehow start over. An unexpected encounter with his oldest friend sets off a chain of events that will leave a sister fighting for the truth, a desperate father fighting for his freedom and the murky motivations of a politician.
The Folksinger 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Vlad Hugg is the new teen sensation. He has won over young people all over England with his New Folk-style and his rebellious singer-songwriter stance. Melia's cousin Liv has been hired to write his biography, and the two women have to spend time with the kid. Melia has her own reasons: she has been ordered to watch him. His family comes from Ukraine. Could he be a spy, working for the communists?
Law Makers & Enforcers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,420. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Fascinating facts about British Law Makers & Enforcers and true, graphic stories and case notes from Jerome Caminada - one of the great Victorian detectives, whose work was reviewed by sir Arthur Conan Doyle during the creation of his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes stories. Also includes the work of 'Dynamiters' and 'Foreign Agistators,' who terrorised England causing mayhem and disorder
A Year on the Manchester Music Scene
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 44,270. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2014 by subKultur. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Dance
A Year on the Manchester Music Scene is the collected writings of a freelance journalist who was commentating on the city's music and cultural scene in 1999-2000. They form a snapshot of a particular place and time: a specific moment in regional cultural history which can never be repeated. It's a great city, and it was a great year.
Goon Squad #1
Series: GOON SQUAD. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
THE THREAT: There are villainous monsters, mutants, freaks, and warped masterminds in the world, beyond the ability of conventional police forces to deal with. THE SOLUTION: Recruit your own monsters, mutants, freaks, and warped masterminds, and give them warrant cards. Join the GOON SQUAD as they bring law and a degree of order to a city under siege from the forces of weirdness.