Books tagged: village life

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Tales of Old Baldoyle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is a series of anecdotal tales from a rural village now absorbed into the greater Dublin area in Ireland. The village was changed for ever by the large scale housing development which too place from the mid sixties onward.
A Staffordshire Boy: Tales of Fishing and Other Fun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny tales about the author's years growing up in a small village in the English countryside. Written to entertain; it also provides a record of what a group of young boys did to amuse themselves in a decade that spanned the fifties and sixties. The author came from a large family, had little money and his father drank for England, but that didn't stop him and his friends having a good time .
Short Story - Biddy's Tongue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Biddy McKone ruled the village of Toorawn with her tongue. Such was the fear generated by the merest hint of an off-the-cuff remark from her that if Biddy McKone was ever discussed, precautions were taken. No more than two persons would discuss her. Never on the street. Usually in a house with just the two occupants. Most likely in a locked room with nervous glances...just in case.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 3
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This final section deals with such topics as Willie Nolan the golfer, local trades and tradesmen, folklore, customs,Portmarnock, Marian Park, heralth and housing,street furniture and some anecdotal articles.
A Ghost of a Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Ghost of a Murder is a delicious mixture of mystery, mischief and mayhem, plus a sprinkling of romance.
Jenno's Widdlington
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Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of Jenno's Facebook sayings, as well as other stuff concerning life and her village of Widdlington. Jenno's friends and acquaintances leap on to the pages scattering a confetti trail of apostrophes and points of suspension...
Letters from India 1932-1945
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.
Black Pearls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Black Pearls weaves a powerful story around Ellie, the beautiful, adopted daughter of a missionary couple. One fateful day in 1903, the murderous crew from a black-birding ship anchored in Baninga Bay, invades Ellie’s village. The simplicity of Ellie's idyllic life, among jungle-clad mountains, white beaches and gentle waterfalls, is no more.
Never Too Late (Changes #1)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Book #1 in the Changes trilogy, a tale of family life in a small English village. Relationships can strain to breaking point when there are too many secrets, too many problems not faced. In the village of Holmsford, the McTavish family members find they need each other more than they thought, and the community rallies round to help.
The Village on the Hill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Parkrow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Delightful stories of childhood in an English village in the fenland.