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The Village Wit
By Mark Beyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,380. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
American Richard Bentley settles in rural England, looking for the contented life of a bookshop keeper. His wife of fourteen years has left him out of marital boredom, so Heath-on-the-Wold seems the ideal place to get lost in work and forget the past. Bentley hires Peggy White, a mid-forties townswoman who is his match in sass and intellect. Soon the rules of attraction change everything.
Soft Adventure Travel
By Harlan Hague
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Soft adventure. The sort of experience that goes beyond the typical tourist itinerary. There is no great physical challenge involved here. There is considerable food for the spirit. And the body. And on the windjammer, a rum swizzle at every turn. This is a collection of my published travel articles that tell about these journeys throughout the world. Come with me as I revisit these experiences.
Nine Lives
By Clive Gilson
Series: Beasts Within. Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Nine Lives introduces you to the chintzy feline horrors of genteel poverty in the gently rolling Cotswold Hills in the UK This is story #6 in Clive Gilson's Beasts Within series. If you love the dark heart of story-telling then this new tale from author and podcaster, Clive Gilson, is definitely for you.
WALKING INTO MURDER - Book One of the Laura Morland Mystery series
By Joan Lambert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
Meet the irrepressible over-curious new female sleuth, Laura Morland, as she embarks on a solo walking trip in the Cotswolds of England. She is kidnapped by a(charming) man who may or may not be a murderer, held in an ancient manor house where she finds a body and meets a host of ecccentrics, none of whom are what they seem. Walking into Murder is impossible to put down and fun to read. Try it!
British Weekend Jaunts - Tour 5 - 4 Days Discovering The Towns & Villages Of The English Cotswolds, Gloucester & Stratford-Upon-Avon
By Caroline Y Preston
Series: British Weekend Jaunts, Book 5. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A travel guide book with a difference which gives a well planned 4 day, 3 location tour (by car) through the beautiful villages and towns of the English Cotswolds. This picturesque area with its chocolate box gabled cottages of honey coloured Cotswold stone is packed with history and offers visitors excellent specialist individual shops and fine local food, wine and ales.
Cotswolds Memoir: Discovering a Beautiful Region of Britain on a Quest to Buy a 17th Century Cottage
By Diz White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
An English actress and comedy writer returns from Hollywood to her homeland to buy a cottage in the Cotswolds,the most beautiful part of Britain. Her exciting search turns into a laugh-out-loud, good life, foodie, meet the eccentric locals, explore the idyllic Cotswolds fun read as she finds the sense of community lacking in her urban existence and decides 'It doesn't get much better than this!'
The Cotswolds - Not Just a Pretty Place
By Christopher Knowles
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Cotswolds is a region in the west of England famed for its wonderful scenery and gorgeous villages. This book is out of the ordinary because it describes in depth a selection of the most interesting places, many of which are unknown except to the conoscenti. It is the only written companion you need to get the best out of the area.
To Bed on Thursdays
By Jenny Selby-Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction
TO BED ON THURSDAYS is Jenny Selby-Green’s delightful memoir of life as a newspaper reporter in 1950s Britain. In the course of her work, Jenny was bullied by Robert Maxwell, snubbed by President Eisenhower, entranced by Sophia Loren and stalked by a delusional actor named Nigel. Her memoir celebrates a simpler age when newspapers were respected and news-gathering was still an honourable trade.