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In My Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gerry Blayney has been through highs and lows supporting his beloved Liverpool Football Club. From the glory of watching the reds win countless trophies to the death of relatives and friends, he has seen it all.
The Diary of a Mother, Her Son and His Monster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,910. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Caroline Burch experienced every parent's worst nightmare when her son Elliot was diagnosed with cancer aged just six months old. To document her experiences she kept a diary detailing the ups and downs of her son's treatment and the emotional anguish of their situation from diagnosis to remission.
Frank Sidebottom - Out of His Head
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The true story of the character that inspired the movie 'Frank', 'Out of His Head' is the authorised biography of the late Chris Sievey, whose life was considerably stranger than fiction.
Got To Do The 42
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,780. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Events in the summer of 2012 inspired Martin McNelis to undertake a long-held ambition to visit all forty-two professional grounds in Scotland. Within an eight month period he travelled the length and breadth of the country, as such this book provides a unique snapshot of the Scottish game in a period when many seem to have written it off.
Manchester United 2013/14: Half-Term Report
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Following the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United faced seismic changes in the summer of 2013. This is the story of the first half of the 2013/14 season and follows David Moyes fluctuating fortunes as he tackles the biggest job in professional sport. With expert analysis from United insiders whose careers span the last 6 decades author Wayne Barton analyses Moyes first 5 months.
S-172: Lee Harvey Oswald Links to Intelligence Agencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
Over the past half century, opinion has been divided as to the role of Lee Harvey Oswald in the assassination of President John F Kennedy. The rumours began to spread almost immediately that the accused assassin may have working for or being manipulated by individuals involved with the United States Intelligence apparatus.
Outside The Rain
Series: DCI Sara Hoyland Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When a bomb rips through Manchester's Piccadilly railway station during rush hour, DCI Sara Hoyland narrowly escapes with her life but soon comes to realise that all is not as it would first appear.
20|13: A Tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sir Alex Ferguson has dominated English football for over 26 years. Now, having decided to call it a day, 20/13 pays tribute to the man's remarkable achievements by recounting each of Manchester United's 20 title triumphs from the Edwardian era to the present day and the 13 titles won by Sir Alex during his United reign.
Teenage Kicks - The Story of Manchester City's 1986 FA Youth Cup Team
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
There wasn't much to cheer about for Manchester City fans during the mid-1980s. With the club's coffers empty following a disastrous series of signings at the start of the decade, City seemed in decline as attendances dwindled and interest waned. The only relief from the gloom came in the form of a talented crop of youngsters that arrived at the club from 1983 onwards.
The Red Eye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
For any normal individual, a round the world trip of a lifetime would mean abandoning all thoughts of everyday life and embracing a jetset lifestyle. Not so David Blatt. While his long-suffering wife Hélène embarked upon a 90,000 mile global odyssey with thoughts of tickingoff as many of the world's wonders as possible, David felt the magnetic pull of the other love of his life, Manchester United.
In Search of the Double - AFC Sunderland 1912-13
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Although Charlie Buchan might still be a revered figure on Wearside, his team mates aren't and yet the 1912/13 season, which is the subject of this book, produced arguably the fi nest Sunderland team ever to grace the famous red and white striped shirts.
The Insiders Guide to Manchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO MANCHESTER UNITED provides an in-depth look at both the significant and fleeting careers that have graced Manchester United. Alongside Ivan Ponting's comprehensive statistical analysis for each player, the entries will appear in debut order, offering an alternative chronology of the club while Doherty's comments will offer a former professional view of the players involved.
Back From The Brink
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The twenty-odd years that separated the First World War from the Second World War have often been referred to as the long weekend. This book follows the fortunes of Manchester United from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.
From Goal line to Touch-Line
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Jack Crompton is one of only two surviving members of Manchester United's illustrious 1948 FA Cup winning side and the first to pen his autobiography. Jack served the club as goalkeeper, trainer and caretaker manager for almost 40 years between the 1940s and the 1980s.
The Complete George Best
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,040. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
George Best is widely regarded as the finest footballer ever produced by the British Isles. His death in November 2006 prompted lengthy analysis of his career and his standing in the game, a debate 'The Complete George Best' will help settle.
The Complete Eric Cantona
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Eric Cantona's career at Old Trafford lasted only 5 years but its lasting impact is still being felt today. During that comparatively small span, Cantona's dedication and self-confidence enabled a club to emerge from over a quarter of a century of failure and self-doubt. Cantona's career before he arrived in England had been nomadic at best, self-destructive at worst.
Old Trafford: 100 Years of the Theatre of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In the past 100 years Old Trafford has hosted World Cup and European Championship matches, FA Cup Finals and a Champions League Final and has witnessed countless United wins, draws and defeats. Yet it endures, above all, as a monument to the vision of the club's founder and first patron John Henry Davies.
The Story of the Green & Gold: Newton Heath 1878 to 1902
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Green and Gold campaign recently launched by Manchester United fans against the club's owners, the Glazer family, took its inspiration from the colors of the original Newton Heath club from which United emerged in 1902. This book attempts to explain the characters and history of that club.
Sully: Grafting for England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The early 1980s was a golden age for football hooliganism and shoplifting in Europe. With security forces on the continent yet to fully realise the extent of the English Disease and security relaxed in even the most expensive shops, Europe was ripe for pillage and Sully was one of many to take full advantage - funding his trips following the national team with ill-gotten gains.
When Football Was Fun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Over 40 years spent at the cutting edge of football reporting for "The Daily Mirror," "Daily Express" and "Today" newspapers, gave Derek Potter a unique insight into the characters of legendary personalities in the game.
All Shook Up: Bury FC's Amazing Cup Story - FA Cup Winners 1900 & 1903
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible true story of the Lancashire team who dominated the world's first cup competition at the beginning of the 20th century. Bury FC, FA Cup winners in 1900 and 1903, won the famous competition before Manchester United were formed and 65 years before Liverpool finally triumphed.
The Forgotten Legends
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,730. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Let us take a nostalgic trip back in time to the age of Harry Stafford, Charlie Roberts, Sandy Turnbull, Joe Spence, Johnny Carey and Jack Rowley. These were the greats who made Manchester United great. They could lick creation then have a laugh about it.
Greenhoff!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
One of the last youngsters scouted by Matt Busby, Brian Greenhoff joined the newly crowned European champions just weeks after their emotional Wembley triumph in 1968. He went on to make 268 appearances for the club scoring 17 goals winning a Second Division championship medal in 1974-75 and an FA Cup winner’s medal in 1976-77. "GREENHOFF!" is the story of one of United's best loved sons.
Grafters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,740. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Updated with new photographs. Colin Blaney's "Grafters", originally published in 2004, was a ground-breaking expose of the links between criminal gangs and football hooliganism. In the intervening period the book and the phrase have become part of the lexicon, defining a generation of professional thieves who used the cover of their fellow football fans to earn a fortune.
Sit Down! Listen To This!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Roger Eagle was a towering figure in British popular music. Uniquely his influence straddled the cultural divide separating Manchester and Liverpool.
Duncan Edwards: The Full Report
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Many have claimed that Duncan Edwards was potentially the greatest footballer to emerge from the British Isles. Unquestionably he was the greatest schoolboy footballer the British game has ever produced, a midfield Colossus who dominated top flight, European and International games while still a teenager.
Chasing The Flame
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Dingo Smart is stuck in a dead-end desk job when the sudden demise of his newspaper's Olympic correspondent presents the chance of a lifetime. A stranger to foreign travel, he is soon winging his way to Atlanta where he stumbles into the chaos of possibly the worst Games ever staged and the Centennial Park bombing.
The Roman Conquest - Chelsea Kings of Europe 2012
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
After one billion pounds and eight managers in eight years, owner Roman Abramovich finally got his hands on the trophy he craved in Munich.
Mancini: Diary of a Champion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,620. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible inside story of Manchester City’s first title in 44 years and perhaps the most remarkable football season of all-time, written from the point of view of the man in the eye of the storm - City manager Roberto Mancini.
This Simple Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Ken Barnes was widely regarded as one of the finest footballers of his generation never to have won an England cap. During a distinguished playing career with Manchester City, Ken appeared in the FA Cup finals of 1955 and 1956 and later captained the club before retiring in the early 60s.
The Young Guvnors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The rise and fall of Manchester City's Young Guvnors mirrored the government's attempts to get to grips with the escalating violence at football matches throughout the 1980s. Here Rodney Rhoden, one of the youngest members of this feared group of supporters, recalls the police tactics that ended The Young Guvnors reign of terror.
Beautiful Child
Series: DCI Sara Hoyland Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A nice girl from the ‘right’ sort of church going family shouldn’t get pregnant in 1950s England. But when they do it is seen as good form to leave their child in the care of the catholic church who collude with the government and send him off to an uncertain future in Australia.
Out of the Void - The Primal Scream Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Few bands have persevered like Primal Scream. From leather-clad indie icons to electro punk rockers, they have frequently appealed to and surprised their followers in equal measure since their chaotic beginnings in the mid '80's.
Manchester Music Tours
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Following the success of "Morrissey's Manchester", a guide book dedicated to locations associated with The Smiths, author Phill Gatenby has put together several tours featuring other world famous Manchester bands from the Buzzcocks via Joy Division to Oasis. An interesting guide for anyone with an interest in British music.
Morrissey's Manchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,670. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lyrically unique, Morrissey saw post-industrial Manchester differently; where most recognised the derelict remains of a Victorian powerhouse, he saw humour, where there was post-industrial squalor, he felt the frisson of romance. This is a guide to the places that inspired The Smiths' lyricist and is an essential guide to understanding the city and how it continues to inspire devotion.
A Tale of Two Cities: Manchester & Madrid 1957-1968
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the tale of two cities divided by football and united by tragedy. In the wake of the Munich Air disaster Real Madrid, more than any other football club, aided Manchester United's rehabilitation culminating in their triumph in the 1968 European Cup final.
The Two Faces of Lee Harvey Oswald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
Of all the millions of words written in anger or certainty regarding arguably the greatest murder mystery of all time, the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, one testimony remains glaringly absent.
Sully - The Inside Story of Manchester City's Notorious Mayne Line Service Crew
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
For almost 25 years, Tony Sullivan has been a member of some of the most violent gangs following Manchester City. He has also toured Britain and Europe as a professional 'grafter'.
Manchester United - 19
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 83,060. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This season United finally knocked Liverpool off their perch. Following an endless supply of trophies under Sir Alex Ferguson, none meant more to United’s global legion of fans than their 19th league title - simply because it finally put Liverpool in their place.
Fall From Grace
Series: DCI Sara Hoyland Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Paul Foster is a social worker trying to make a difference. But what links him to an aristocratic Nazi sympathiser accused of harbouring a war criminal? And what has happened to his soldier boyfriend Jake over in Afghanistan? In this, the first DCI Sara Hoyland mystery, the intrepid detective with a murky past enters a long-forgotten world of political intrigue.
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
George Best & Me
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 110,130. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Manchester in the late 1960s and early 1970s revolved around the exploits of one man - George Best. At his side throughout this exciting period was his best friend and confidante Malcolm Wagner (or Waggy as he is universally known). Now for the first time Waggy sets the record straight on George’s exploits during a period when he was the most recognisable face in the world.
The Carpet King of Texas
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
This shocking debut novel from award-winning journalist Paul Kennedy tells the twisted tales of three lives a million miles apart as they come crashing together with disastrous consequences. Dirk McVee is the self proclaimed "Carpet King of Texas" - but work is the last thing on his mind as he prowls Liverpool's underbelly to quench his thirst for sexual kicks.


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