Books tagged: northumberland

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The Penny Legacy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Unusually constructed, the first part of this book explains why an old lady left, in her Will, a single penny to somebody her family had never heard of. There follow four separate stories explaining the background to elements of the main story. It's an interesting and compellingly different way of telling a story.
Greywinton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Sitting in a valley in the bleak moorland of northern England, Greywinton is a village that is home to just a few people. The first snow of winter comes early, but one year it brings with it some strange events: eerie glows from the hilltops, strange noises in the sky and some very odd, never before seen plants. Some hard questions need answers, but who's to supply them?
Urban Exploration & The Curse of Chillingham Castle
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Price: Free! Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Two short stories. Urban Exploration. An abandoned Victorian mental asylum, derelict for decades, sits in the middle of the English countryside. Three people set out to explore. The Curse of Chillingham Castle. Over from America on their first European holiday, tourists Mark and Susie take a detour to one of England's most haunted castles. 15000 words approx.
A Pub on Every Corner? - Drink and the Licensed Trade in Nineteenth-Century Berwick-upon-Tweed
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Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Insights into the social history of the border town of Berwick upon Tweed, viewed through the developments of the licensed trade and the changes in the laws affecting it,during the nineteenth-century.
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.
Berwick's Battle Against Drink 1830-1900
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Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The backlash against the drink culture in nineteenth-century Berwick-upon- Tweed which has parallels with stories in the media today. How the Victorians dealt with the problem. The rise of the Temperance Movement and the influence of Scotland on this English town. Print version published 2010.
The Count of Northumberland Abbey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
After the death of her father, Isabella Worth finds love and fulfillment in the most unexpected way --with the unusual and mysterious Count of Northumberland Abbey.
A Web of Lives
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Price: Free! Words: 84,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In rural Northumberland, England's northern-most county, John Tobin has created a near idyllic lifestyle, quiet, gentle, a bit like himself in fact. Then one day his great friend and mentor, Alan Harper turns it all upside down. In trying to sort out his friend's tangled life Tobin and Alan's petulant stepdaughter find themselves on a continental journey of discovery and danger.
The Lighthouse
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In an altered world, could you live knowing what had once been and could never be again? Could you emerge from the ruin of the old world and go about forging a new one? What would you ensure survived and what would be forgotten? Most importantly, would you stay true to who you are or become someone else entirely? Time to find out.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
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You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.