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The Shortest Journey
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Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Malory returns to investigate a rich widow's disappearance after her daughter pressures her mother to sign over a large inheritance. There are many surprises as the dauntless sleuth delves beneath the peaceful surface of village life. Book 3 of Holt's Mrs. Malory mysteries.
Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder
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Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Malory visits the Taviscombe Festival, which has been appropriated by Adrian Palgrave, a writer of little renown. Palgrave, literary executor for Lawrence Meredith, a leading literary figure of the 20s and 30s, is found beaten to death, and suspects abound. Two other deaths and an attempt to destroy Meredith’s papers lead Sheila to search for long-held secrets that bred fatal consequences.
Interludes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author spent a month's holiday each year staying with his grandmother in rural Suffolk from the time he was ten to when war broke out when he was fifteen. This is a collection of six true short stories only totalling about 5700 words in which the author is able to capture the society and atmosphere of 1930's country England, and convey images of a bygone era.
Summer Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
July 1947. The day begins full of promise. Feel the tension rise with the heat and humidity as clouds gather. Meet the members of an isolated farming community: a young woman soon to be married; her aunts: one misses her friend in an asylum, the other caring for her disabled son. Suffer with her brother as he tries to evade his pursuers. The events of this Summer Day will change them all for ever.
Bramdean
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Thomas, son of a village blacksmith in 18th century England, relates he fell in love with Lucy, an outstanding beauty and daughter of a wealthy family with societal ambitions. Their distaste for Thomas’s humble background and their callous marriage plans for Lucy frustrate the young lovers’ passions as they resist the parental business objectives of marriage. Dark clouds form when they make plans.
Miss Chartley's Guided Tour
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Left at the altar 8 years earlier, Miss Chartley lost her family fortune and had to earn her living as a teacher. While on holiday she rescues an abused runaway pursued by the law. The fugitives flee to the home of Jamie’s uncle, the Viscount of Byford, who turns out to be Miss Chartley’s former fiancé. There she will learn Lord Byford’s dark secret. Originally published in 1989.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
A Midwife Abroad
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Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
Miss Billings Treads The Boards
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Lovely but impoverished Kate Billings has set off to become a governess, but through a mishap ends up joining an acting troupe instead. Cynical Lord Grayson, injured by a highwayman hired by his greedy nephew, staggers to a barn where he sees Kate performing a role in a play. In disguise, he joins the troupe, partly to protect himself from his nephew, but mostly to get to know Kate better.