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Cold Island
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,940. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It’s more than twenty-five years since Mara arrived in Britain, yet today she no longer feels safe in the country she thought she knew. Threatened with deportation, Mara embarks on a journey across the moors of northern England, hoping to reach the relative safety of Scotland - but Immigration Enforcement is never far behind.
Widowmere
Price: Free! Words: 118,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The sun sets over Windermere. An artist is sketching on the shore; nearby, a beautiful young widow fills her pockets with stones and wades out into the lake... The artist, Eden, is in England's Lake District looking for a new start. Now she finds that deceit and death lie waiting in the shadow of the hills.
Fruit Woman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Fruit Woman is narrated by Helen Scutt, a quirky and naïve twenty-seven-year-old. The image of the Fruit Woman has appeared to her at important times in her life, particularly in relation to her own sexual and spiritual awakening. But only now, while on holiday with her extended family, does she get her first warning message from the Fruit Woman. But can she heed the warning?
A Plain and Simple Truth
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Three men whose lives are inextricably linked to one woman meet at her funeral, an event which has profound consequences for them all. For Robert Moray there is the unwelcome revelation of a secret he has kept hidden for years; for John Rufford, the anguish of learning the truth; and for twenty-four-year-old Tom, the shattering of all the comfortable certainties of life.
Hunting Songs Volume Two : Lakeland Songs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music & song books, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
143 pages, 51 traditional songs interspersed with text and amusing anecdotes. Most of the songs in this book have been passed down from generation to generation, each an important part of Lakeland (Cumbria, UK) oral history. Hence there is no conventional spelling, punctuation or grammar for these written versions, many containing words of dialect.
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
BloggyBook Cumbria June 2014
Series: BloggyBook, Cumbria June 2014. Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping & RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Come to Cumbria they said, It will be lovely they said, Rains most of the time they said, Or did it?
What's in a Name?
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If your name is John or you have ever known someone called John, then you will be well aware of the persecution we suffer in supposedly politically-correct countries such as America. Even in Japan, I am sometimes treated like a dog! Is this fair? We Johns of the world do not expect sympathy, but surely we deserve some respect?
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book attempts to tell the story of Robert ‘Bobby’ Troughton, 1835-1912, and his reknowned pack of Otter Hounds, using material written at the time. Bobby was a remarkable man. In a time of poverty and hardship, he achieved fame but not perhaps great fortune, leaving a legacy of the buildings and bridges he built which are still visible in Kendal today.
Exit 39
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The entire story, a modern quest, is narrated into an iPhone. Why? Crosby Ravensworth is so busy he can’t make time to scatter his father’s ashes, nor to sort out the dysfunctional family he hoped he’d left behind, nor to decide which of the four women in his life he should connect to. But his life is about to change.