Bretwalda Books

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Bretwalda Books is a publisher based in England that concentrates on history, folklore, politics, paranormal and travel books. We were founded in 2010 and have an ever expanding list of books available in both print and as ebooks. Bretwalda Books can be contacted through our website.

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A Man from the North East
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,380. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Women, murder, suicide, assault infidelity and the abduction of children shape, colour and test the loyalties of George, a family man.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.
The Battle of Portland 1653
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The turning point in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War the Battle of Portland raged for three days off the south coast of England and ended in a decisive victory for the English fleet.
The Sieges of Leicester 943 & 1645
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the three sieges of Leicester in 943 and in the summer of 1645, events that saw much of the medieval city razed to the ground and hundreds of citizens killed.
The Sieges of Newark 1643/6
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the four sieges of Newark during the English Civil War, the last of which marked the collapse of Royalist power in the Midlands.
Inglorious Revolution
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
How membership of the European Union has subverted the English Constitution and how the people can set themselves free.
Magna Carta in the 21st Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Magna Carta was a key foundation stone in the development of the British Constitution and the establishment of freedom in Britain. But how relevant is the Magna Carta to life in the 21st Century?
The Battle for South Shields - The True Story of the 2013 Parliamentary By-Election
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The South Shields By-Election of 2013 should have been a walk over for Labour. It was a safe Labour seat and they chose a popular local candidate. But the campaign turned out to be a hard fought, close contest with new kids on the block UKIP giving Labour a real run for their money.
North Korea and the Ballistic Missile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The nuclear-armed ballistic missile is the most destructive weapon the world has ever seen. The latest country to gain this awesome weapon is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, more commonly referred to as North Korea.
Surface-to-Air Missiles - Part of the Weapons of War Series
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book takes the reader on a fact-packed study of the SAM from its earliest days in World War Two with the British Stooge and German Waserfall through to the most sophisticated modern weapons such as the Israelie Iron Dome, British Sea Viper and the Russian Igla-S.
Paranormal Shakespeare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Shakespeare’s plays are filled with witches, ghosts, sorcerers and other paranormal characters. How did Shakespeare portray such supernatural events, and what did he really believe?
The Battle of Losecoat Field 1470
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the only battle ever fought in Rutland - the Battle of Losecoat Field, a turning point in the Wars of the Roses.
The Battle of Northampton 1460
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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A book about the bloody Battle of Northampton, a key turning point in the Wars of the Roses fought in 1460.
On the Trail of the Real Robin Hood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Entertaining yet scholarly account of how an obscure English outlaw has become the star of Hollywood movies, television shows, novels and comics across the world.
Memories of Maggie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Written by a two of Margaret Thatcher’s staunchest allies, this short book is filled with personal memories of meeting the great lady and of the impact she had on British politics.
The Sylt Raid 1940 - Eyewitness World War II series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook containing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big night raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Athenia 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the first British ship to be sunk in World War II - just 10 hours after war was declared. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Kiel Raid 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big daylight raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Blackout 1939-45
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing contemporary newspaper reports and eyewitness accounts of what it was like to live through the Blackout during World War II
A Fate Worse than Debt A Beginner’s Guide to Britain’s National Debt from Boadicea to Cameron
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,780. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
As the UK talks of cuts and austerity, this book explores for beginners the true scale of our financial problems, and some of the controversies behind modern spending. Warning: do not read if you suffer from high blood pressure, or lack a sense of humour in a crisis.
The Berwyn Mountain UFO Incident
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
A book dedicated to the famous UFO incident in Wales which convinced many locals that something odd had crashed up on the remote slopes of Berwyn Mountain. This book uncovers the truth.
The Battle of Chesterfield 1266
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Chesterfield that ended the Baronial Wars of King Henry III against Simon de Montfort.
The Battle of Lincoln 1141
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Lincoln that marked a turning point in the Wars of Anarchy during the reign of King Stephen in the 12th century.
Salamanca 1812
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Scenic Walks on the Isle of Seil, near Oban
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A walking guide to the beautiful Isle of Seil, near Oban in the western Highlands of Scotland, written by a local resident and keen walker. Including historical and wildlife notes.
The Destruction of Hiroshima 1945
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The destruction of Hiroshima was the first use of an atomic weapon in warfare. It wiped out a city, ended World War II and changed the course of human history.
The Battle for Eastleigh - The True Story of the 2013 Parliamentary By-Election
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The shock result of the Eastliegh By election of 2013 gave a massive boost to UKIP, and a blow to the Conservatives. This is a gripping account of the Eastleigh Parliamentary By-Election written by an experienced observer of Parliamentary By-Elections who charts the rise, and fall, of the different parties. .
The Battle of Barrosa
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Barrosa was an unexpected British victory in the Peninsular War. Caught strung out on the march on a mountain road by a superior French army, the British should have been annihilated, but instead gained a stunning victory.
The Retreat to Corunna
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Retreat to Corunna was a spectacular defeat for the British Army, yet it managed to save its reputation by carrying out one of the great fighting retreats of military history.
The Battle of Albuera 1811
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: The Battle of Albuera was one of the bloodiest, and yet least decisive of the battles fought in the Peninsular War.
Toulouse - 1814
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the spring of 1814 the Peninsular War was nearing its climax. The British army under Wellington was invading southern France, but they were faced by a larage French army under the cunning French Marshal Soult. Wellington’s attack on Toulouse was to prove to be one of his hardest fought actions.
The Pyrenees - 1813
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The British army under Wellington was poised to invade France, but he was faced by the towering Pyrenees mountains and the cunning French Marshal Soult. What followed was a classic campaign of mountain fighting.
San Sebastian 1813
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
The Female Pope - The True Story of Pope Joan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
For centuries rumours and legends have swirled about that one woman did get to be pope in Rome. The Catholic Church has always denied the stories, but they refuse to go away. It is now time to look anew at these old stories and try to discover the truth that lies behind them.
The Loss of Flight 19 - Is There a UFO Base Inside the Bermuda Triangle?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Key note: The disappearance without trace of 5 US Navy bombers off the coast of Florida in 1945, followed by the search aircraft sent to find them, is fairly well known. What is not widely appreciated are the clues that link the loss to speculation that there might be a suboceanic base for UFOs in the western Atlantic - right where the ominous and mysterious Bermuda Triangle is to be found.
Elusive Destiny
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,650. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Key Note: An historical fantasy/romance that tells of the impossible challenge of living a life withough breaking a commandment between the thirteenth and twentieth centuries.
The Aztec UFO Crash
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Before Roswell there was Aztec - a report of a crashed flying saucer where the wreckage and alien bodies were seized by the US military. But what is the truth?
The Battle for Middlesbrough - The Full Story of the 2012 Parliamentary By-Election
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A gripping account of the Middlesbrough Parliamentary By-Election written by an experienced political writer
Chronicles of the Coast
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A mystical historical evocation of British history for teenagers, from Prehistoric hunters in forgotten forests, Romans in toppled towns, Saxon saints, Viking voyagers, medieval monks, charismatic Cavaliers, witch-burners, rioters, soldiers and a host of others.
The Battle for Croydon North - The Full Story of the 2012 Parliamentary By-Election
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A gripping account of the Croydon North Parliamentary By-Election written by local political activist and published just 7 days after Polling Day.
Victory in London - The Inside Story of the Boris Campaign
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The inside story of the campaign by Lynton Crosby to put Boris Johnson back into power as London Mayor told by one of the top members of his campaign team who was at Borisʼs side throughout.
Diabolus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A thrilling supernatural drama set against the turmoil of the English Civil War. This fast-paced action adventure faithfully recreates the psychological reality of the time with its beliefs in demons, witches and other supernatural entities.
The Battle of Arsuf 1191
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The key battle of the Third Crusade that saw King Richard the Lionheart of England inflict a crushing strategic defeat on Saladin.
Wishford Station - Stations of the GWR
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Wishford Station stood in Wiltshire on the main line from Salisbury to Bristol. For many years it was a thriving village station handling freight, passengers and livestock, but it closed in 1955 and is now no more.
The King’s Chalice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 379,480. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
After the death of King Alfred, a small town in Wessex is plunged into conflict and kinship rivalry. A royal prince flees leaving his slave behind. Udda lives in hiding but renders a service to a noble.
The Gospel of Political Correctness
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If you have ever wondered how Political Correctness got such a tight grip on modern Britain, then look no further than this hilarious and deeply subversive book. This is the follow-up book to the outstandingly successful “Politically Incorrect Lexicon” by author Peter Mullen.
Together Against Wind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Wind farms are springing up right across Britain, blighting homes and raising serious health concerns. Local residents have felt powerless against the millions that are routinely spent by the big businesses behind the applications that are devastating our countryside. Now help is at hand.
Membership of the EU: There Are Alternatives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The European Union is hurting Britain economically, socially and culturally. This book looks at what Britain can learn from four of our key competitors - Australia, Canada, Norway and Switzerland.

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In Defence of the City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Written by six of the leading financial theorists in Britain, this book puts forward a powerful case for the freedom of the City of London and the financial industries that it holds. Free trade and innovation are the keys to future prosperity. The siren voices calling for government interference and regulation must be resisted.
Langford Mud
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,010. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A humorous novel about life in the small coastal village of Langford Quay in the nineteen fifties. The book is by turns charming, witty and bitingly astute.
Bloodletting at Lammas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
An historical tale woven around the very different lives of a Christian Norman King and a Pagan Saxon Peasant.
The Battle for Corby - The Inside Story of the 2012 Parliamentary By-Election
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A gripping account of the Corby Parliamentary By-Election written by a Corby-based journalist and published just 7 days after Polling Day
Ekki mögulegt fyrr en eftir 2017?
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You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Icelandic. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Ekki mögulegt fyrr en eftir 2017? This book is a test to ensure that we can publish books in icelandic, it is not a real book and as soon as the Icelandic author has checked it we will take it down again. We hope to begin real Icelandic publishing in th

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