Books tagged: british aristocracy

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The Reading
Pre-release—available March 31, 2017. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published by Gregory Phillips. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 1924, Leicestershire, England, three aristocratic brothers throw a gala party at their family's grand manor house. However, the party gets interesting when a fortuneteller arrives to read their palms and reveal their secrets. The ending is as unexpected as the fortunes told during the evening.
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
Storm Over Malham Cove
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 316,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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In 1971 Trace Clarke joins the NSA as an Arabic linguist, avoiding a stint in Viet Nam. Sent to the Yorkshire Dales to translate Egyptian military traffic, he falls in love with Dani, troubled daughter of the new Baron Britten. When Trace uncovers plans for Egypt's Yom Kippur invasion of Israel, he and Dani become targets of foreign agents. The climax plays out in a deadly Storm Over Malham Cove.
Manners for Millionaires
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
First published in 1900 as a tongue-in-cheek self help good manners guide for the growing throngs of nouveau riche millionaires crying out for instruction from the grand old families of Debretts. Along with the truly newly wealthy the book also found a market amongst those who were merely aspiring for a Park Lane Flat or Piccadilly views.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.