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Welsh Follies by Graham Watkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Welsh Follies reveals the secrets, stories and scandals of sixty Welsh follies. Who built them, why they were built and what they were really for are all explained together with other interesting and surprising facts as Graham tells all.
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars by Tessa West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war – the individual removed and neutralised – is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied the years between 1793 and 1815...
Wild People: a history of wild acting people in Newcastle by S Rob
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of wildness in Newcastle. People ignoring rules and etiquette is a tradition in Newcastle that goes back hundreds of years. In this book I explore the criminal, the doctor who treat himself and his patient naked in Newcastle and gathered a large crowd, and much much more.
And May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul... by John Eddleston
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a true story. In 1910, a cashier, was murdered on a train in the UK. A few days later, John Alexander Dickman was arrested and charged. He was tried in July and was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He was hanged in August. This book re-examines all the evidence and concludes that Dickman's conviction was unsafe. It then goes on to name the real killer after more than 100 years.
The King with a Pope in His Belly by Bella d'Abrera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
In this work, the author covers the beginning of the so-called Reformation in England during the first 20 years of Henry VIII's destructive reign.
Papists, Spaniards & Other Strangers by Bella d'Abrera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Continuing in the second volume of her Revisiting History series, Bella Wyborn d'Abrera treats the second phase of religious turmoil in Tudor England
London Slums the Seven Dials by Terry Trainor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Seven Dials refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this London ‘village,’ which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer Street.
Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes: A Regency and Steampunk Field Guide by Krista D. Ball
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » European
From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.
Anne Boleyn: A Short Biography by Ashleigh Jenson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
As Britain's most controversial queen consort, Anne Boleyn has captured the hearts and minds of many. This short biography explores her rise and downfall, her role in the protestant reformation, her other loves and her role in popular culture.
A Freemason's Guide to the Knights Templar in Scotland by James
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In recent years there have been many books written on the part that the Order of the Temple (Knights Templar) may have played in the founding of Freemasonry. Some of these books have been fanciful in the extreme, others have put forward some reasonable arguments. This book does not dispute any of those arguments, but puts forward the facts as they are known in the written record.
History of the Water Closet by Marilyn Clay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » History of things
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
Coleshanger by Thomas Corfield
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
Older Gentleman's Day (Book 3 Regency Life Series) by Suzi Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Older Gentleman’s Day is Book 3 in the Regency Life Series and shows both the fun and stresses that an older gentleman faced every day in the early 1800’s. Through historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes, it shows an older gentleman juggling the family finances while fulfilling a large list of social obligations and taking his seat in parliament.
The Hammer of the Scots by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Rosslyn Chapel - The Enigma The Myth by James
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Rosslyn Chapel has become the scene for many theories regarding the Knights Templar and Freemasonry. This book is a short guide to Rosslyn and sets out to dispel some of the myths that have been built up over the years.
Boudicca Activity Book by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History: Activity Books. Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » History » European
A fun and interactive collection of puzzles based on "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni," book one of the Legendary Women of World History. Practice reading while you learn more about history. Features a challenging fill in the blank puzzle, word search puzzles, double puzzles, and a crossword puzzle certain to challenge adults and children alike.
London Workhouse, Slums to South Oxhey by Terry Trainor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
London has managed to keep much of its character over time although much of its luster has been lost. The Victorians did more damage than the Great Fire of Lodon 1066, and the town planners, the village idiots, of the 1960s destroyed more of London, than the bombs in the Blitz.
Mini Kilt Tours Self-Drive Touring Guide Fife and St Andrews, a circular tour by Andrea Middleton
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » European
A self-drive touring guide to Fife and St Andrews. Written by Andrea Middleton, an official Blue Badge Guide for Scotland with over 15 years experience, and herself a native of Scotland. Take yourself away around Fife as if you have your own personal tour guide with you, giving commentary, stories, folklore and legend. Download and go explore.
The Great Gale of 1871 by Richard M Jones
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the raging sea in attempts to save the drowning crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. The Great Gale of 1871 tells the events of that fateful day
Mini Kilt Tours Self-Drive Touring Guide Glasgow to Oban via Inveraray and Loch Awe by Andrea Middleton
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » European
A self-drive touring guide from Glasgow to Oban via Inveraray. Written by Andrea Middleton, a blue badge guide for Scotland with over 15 years experience, and herself a native of Scotland. Take yourself on a journey to Oban as if you have your own personal tour guide with you, giving commentary, stories, folklore and legend, to make the area come alive, unlike standard guide books.