Books tagged: oxford

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The Cruellest Month
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Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Sheila Malory's godson finds Ms. Richmond, a librarian in Oxford’s New Bodleian library, crushed under collapsed bookshelves, Mrs. Malory probes the victim’s past in search of answers. Could Gwen, who had many enemies, have been murdered for blackmail? Holt's civilized and tantalizing mystery explores both modern Oxford and rural wartime England. Book 2 in Holt’s Mrs. Malory series.
on the Trail of the Real St George
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
The Blue Virgin: A Nora Tierney Mystery
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,310. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The mysterious death of Bryn Wallace draws American Nora Tierney to Oxford to clear her close friend Val Rogan, who has been wrongfully accused of Bryn's murder. Or has she? Nora quickly becomes embroiled in the murder investigation, much to the dismay of Detective Inspector Declan Barnes and the illustrator of Nora's children's book, Simon Ramsey.
Of funerals, weddings and other parties
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The third of the series of Fleeting Moments that takes the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
Shift
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,480. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A near future SF mystery thriller with a touch of out-of-body horror. A serial killer with multiple personalities. An astronaut who returns from higher dimensional space a changed man. And two unlikely detectives who have to get inside the mind of a killer - literally. “Shift is an exciting and shocking futuristic thriller. Heart-pounding suspense and an inventive twist of SF," SciFiChick
Sense and Celebrity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Alice Croft has a PhD, a dilapidated Oxford house and her young brother Daniel, whom she has brought up since he was a day old. When Daniel wins SuperStar, the national televised talent competition, it brings Stephen Rowan, SuperStar judge and entertainment agent crashing into their lives. Could it be love? Or just that the best woman to chase is one who thinks she’s too smart to be caught?
Elective Programme and Life Experience at Oxford University
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Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Elective Program at Oxford has been a truly incredible experience, and I thank the University especially the Elective Coordinator (Carolyn Cook) for this Excellent Opportunity. The internship has allowed me to learn, expand my skills, and revise my future career goals. I know the experience that has been provided will affect me for years to come. Thank you again for this invaluable opportunity
The Totally Biased Guide to Southern College Football
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,490. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
'The Totally Biased Guide to Southern College Football' has all the info you need to mock and embarrass your arch-rival's football team and school. 18 Southern football teams from the SEC, ACC, and even two Texas schools are broken down and ripped apart in this satirical look at the greatest game/religion/passion of the South.
The North Star is Nearer
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Logan Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Best-selling author Evelyn Eaton wrote a series of light-hearted stories about her life in England, France, and Canada in the years between the wars. Those stories, published in The New Yorker, form the basis for two autobiographical volumes, Every Month was May and The North Star is Nearer. Although the stories were written and published a lifetime ago, their appeal is timeless.
As You Don't Like It (Shakespeare didn't write Shakespeare)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This book reveals a four-hundred-year old code, hidden within the works of Shakespeare, that illuminates the fact that William Shakespeare is a penname.