Books tagged: wales

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Illumination
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,310. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
Strange things start to happen when three siblings find themselves staying with their great uncle in his mansion in North Wales. When an ancient power threatens their family, 12-year old David, his feisty sister Sian and resourceful brother Owen are caught up in a race across Snowdonia to find a powerful lost treasure. Can they solve the clues before a dark sect beats them to it?
The War Horn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The son of a Norman lord, John must risk everything when the unthinkable happens. Disaster can only be averted if John embarks on a quest for the mythical Holy Grail. The stakes are high as he races against hope to defeat the monstrous Lord Gair, but the real enemy isn't Lord Gair: it's himself. And to defeat Lord Gair, John must learn the true price of freedom.
The Quadrant: At the Mother of Waters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
First in a 3-volume narrative journey set in 19th century New England and on the high seas. Against the backdrop of conflicting traditions and beliefs, this shared account traces the unveiling merger of three unlike mariners—a Maine sea captain, a ship’s doctor, and a Welsh gypsy seaman—whose journey ultimately unites their lives and cultures, even as it divides their families and communities.
Flowers End
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A young woman travels to a remote Welsh valley in search of her family history and finds herself embroiled in the myth and magic of that ancient land.
The Bard's Daughter (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Prequel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Bard’s Daughter is a 22,000 word prequel novella to the Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mysteries: Gwen has spent her life traveling through Wales, following the music. When her father is accused of murdering his friend, and the lord of the castle appears uninterested in discovering the real culprit, it is up to Gwen to clear her father’s name before her father’s music is silenced … forever.
So Wise, So Young - Gareth Jones, Journalist.
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Jones, 13 August 1905 – 12 August 1935, was a Welsh journalist, murdered one day short of his 30th birthday by bandits in China. In his short career he filed more international scoops than most of his contemporaries would deliver in a lifetime. This monograph describes a flight he took with Hitler.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (North American Edition)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (Australia/New Zealand Edition)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
WhereSheGoes - Chronicles of a Modern World Nomadess
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
WhereSheGoes is an epic journey of self-discovery detailing one brave young woman’s adventures, with innocence and wonder as her only companions. She travels abroad with reckless abandon in this inspiring account taken directly from her diaries. Her solo quest encompasses love on the run, fun in sand, snow, and water, and the personal revelations that can only come from global exploration.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.