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Trains of Thought
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This collection of poems by Jill Martin offers impressions and reactions to the ordinary as well as the extraordinary. Subjects range from death to the January Sales, from nature's beauty to party wear. The deceptively clever use of language makes for a blend of easily absorbed verses that entertain and, maybe, open a few avenues of thought in the process.
Tuppenny Hat Detective
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Price: Free! Words: 89,630. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick Morely decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal. a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, Engl
Celebrity Ghost Stories - Joe Cocker, spooks and the haunted nightclub
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Joe Cocker made his name in the rough, tough, grimy streets and equally grimy nightclubs of Sheffield in northern England, UK, during the early 1960s. Read how Joe Cocker and the club management team had to cope with spooks, mysterious happenings and hauntings, then learn how a stunned and disillusioned Joe Cocker first had contact with the spirits to find out about his first hit record!
Sounds of the 60s - the birth of pop, jazz and rock'n'roll
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
This is a nostalgic account of life behind the scenes during the 1960s in the industrial city of Sheffield, UK, when a musty old cbeer cellar helped stage a remarkable revival of popular music, and provided a unique live showcase for a host of top international and local performers to develop the birth of jazz, pop, blues and rock'n'roll. It was a place where the up and coming stars performed.
Spring Heeled Jack: From the Tunnels of Hell
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Series: Spring Heeled Jack: From the Tunnels of Hell, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
This 35 page full colour comic has all the clues to solve the secrets surrounding the infamous Victorian bogeyman in the narrative. Spring Heeled Jack first appeared in Penny Dreadfuls in the 1860's, the comic books of their day and the demon is often referred to as the inspiration for Kane's Batman and Bram Stoker's Dracula. Have a fun read and please do have nightmares
The Weakest Link
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A complimentary sausage, an awards ceremony that makes no sense, a boss gone mad and an arch-enemy she's never heard of. All of these are things the nation's occult investigator Liz Sanford must get to the heart of if she's to solve a mystery that could only happen to her.
The Cornucopia Radio Ebook
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Price: Free! Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
‘Cornucopia Radio' is a loose collection of Sheffield writers and actors who work together to create cutting edge audio-drama and comedy for broadcast on the radio and internet. They’ve been creating productions since 2008, and as a celebration of their continued output, they’ve decided to collect some of their short comedy scripts and unusual short stories into one magnificent free ebook.
Robin Hood 2020: There is no Conspiracy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
How would Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men respond to the current political and economic climate in the UK? How will they react when placed just seven years into future and the dystopian nightmare of 2020? Find out in this 32 page full colour first issue of Robin Hood 2020. This is a political action thriller with some humour and asks enough questions to make you want to read Issue Two.
Previous Convictions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Tasteless, ghastly, wickedly inventive and very funny, here is social satire at its best. Two psychologically damaged sisters cope with echoes of the past in this dark comedy.
Stainless Steel 1913
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
This comic book narrative blends steampunk science with historical facts to create a celebration of the centenary of the invention of stainless steel. Stainless Steel 1913 is the origin story of a WWI Superhero and a new metallic alloy created by Harry Brearley in Sheffield, England. The narrative reflects the spirit of the age as storm clouds gather over Europe in this 32 page comic.