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The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
The Hammer of the Scots
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.
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
Lockington Crash at the Crossing
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 26th July 1986 a train derailed after striking a van at an open level crossing in a remote East Yorkshire village. The resulting carnage killed nine people, injured 42 and left dozens of survivors and families reeling from the shock for the rest of their lives. Now for the first time the full story of that tragedy can be told.
The Delaplaine Benjamin Disraeli - His Essential Quotations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Here are Disraeli's’s most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
The Great Gale of 1871
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
Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.
Young Gentleman's Day (Book 2 Regency Life Series )
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial and humorous look at a young gentleman’s day in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young man fills his day, where he goes, and who he spends time with. A light-hearted look at the longer Regency years are an easy to read overview of fashion, entertainment, and the places he visited.
Older Gentleman's Day (Book 3 Regency Life Series)
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.
An Aussie Backpacking Londoner 1952-53
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This Book is about the 11 months I spent living and working in London during he Coronation Year of 1953
The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One
Price: Free! Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A moving and sensitive account, using contemporary material of that time, of the selection and training of horses and mules at the Lathom Remount Depot (UK). Before crossing the English Channel to engage in battle some of them had already traversed the Atlantic by boat having been through the selection process in North America.
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars
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...
Henry VIII - Tudor Serial Killer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Henry VIII was a self-centered, psychopath, without conscious or remorse, who did exactly the right thing at the right time for the wrong reasons? This book by a leading politician looks at the series of political killings carried out by arguably  Britain’s most ruthless and blood-soaked monarch: Henry VIII.
The Mounth Passes: A Heritage Guide to the Old Ways Through the Grampian Mountains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Mounth passes are the old ways through the Grampian mountains of Scotland. Twelve passes are profiled in this eBook, from the Causey Mounth on the eastern coast to the Monega Pass deep in the heart of the Highlands. Each route is considered from an historical perspective, followed by a guide to walking the trail today. Widely illustrated with photographs.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not an ideal hunting morning”
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.
Alchemy in Medieval and Tudor England
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book guides you through the arrival and growth of alchemy in England in the medieval and Tudor periods.
The German Nexus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Three essays on the impact of the Germans on England - Anglo-Saxons; Luther and Kant; the present royal House of Windsor.