Blue Button Publications

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Blue Button Books publishes work by selected authors from North-Northumberland and the Eastern Scottish Borders.

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The Lamps Went Out - Sir Edward Grey and the 'War to End All Wars'
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On the evening of 3rd August 1914, Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Secretary looked out of the Foreign Office window and famously declared that “The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime”. This study examines the key choices Grey and others made in the weeks leading up to the beginning of war and the impact these choices had on his life.
Belladonna Blackthorn - The Want-to-be-Witch by Anne Hogben & Chris Caput
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(4.00)
Belladonna Blackthorn longs to go to Witching School to learn how to be a white witch, but first she needs to learn how to fly her broomstick...and her parents are always busy...
Sorting Ted
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(4.00)
It was when Ted Warner bought the granny-flat that the problems began for Brenda and Ian Royle... Meanwhile, in The Gables Care Home, Bill Appleby hears rumours and determines to right a wrong...if he has enough time left...
Mid-Life Moments
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00)
Stories of a group of characters who are all facing changes in their lifestyles in mid-life and how they deal with the situations in which they find themselves.
The Power Behind The Throne
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
The heir to the throne of Frentaria, Prince Gregory,has been missing for years. Now the old King has died. The plotters see their chance for a coup but the King’s Cardinal is needed to crown the next king — whoever that may be — and now he is also missing — some hope forever — like Prince Gregory...
The Party
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00)
Donna is reluctantly persuaded to go to the party with her friend Helen, but then Donna disappears... Also contains 2 other short pieces.
Berwick's Battle Against Drink 1830-1900
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Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
(5.00)
The backlash against the drink culture in nineteenth-century Berwick-upon- Tweed which has parallels with stories in the media today. How the Victorians dealt with the problem. The rise of the Temperance Movement and the influence of Scotland on this English town. Print version published 2010.
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(5.00)
Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.
The Dragons of Little Markhampton - Original Version
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.75)
A tale of friendly dragons who create a stir when they arrive in a small village looking for the eggs they buried 100 years previously. The young people of the village help to recover the eggs but can they find them all before the eggs begin to hatch?
A Pub on Every Corner? - Drink and the Licensed Trade in Nineteenth-Century Berwick-upon-Tweed
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Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00)
Insights into the social history of the border town of Berwick upon Tweed, viewed through the developments of the licensed trade and the changes in the laws affecting it,during the nineteenth-century.


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