Books tagged: cumbria

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The Tipsy Trip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Frankie has quite a good sense of humour, which on occasion, can raise a smile on people's faces. Since writing a book about his old home town, Millom's strange history, he decided to extend the view to include the rest of Cumbria.
The Sun's Companion
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 166,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It's 1935. Tamar has no family - so she's been told - and she relies on the friends she makes as she's dragged from lodging house to lodging house by her mother - the reckless, beautiful Sadie. Then she meets Anna, exiled from her own family by European politics, and they forge a friendship that will last through bereavement, failed love affairs, internment, betrayal, and the dislocations of war.
Margaret Forster: A Life in Books
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Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Margaret Forster is one of the UK's most prolific and respected authors. Born in Cumbria to working class parents in 1938, she wrote her first novel at the age of twenty two. Since then she has published 24 novels as well as 9 non-fiction titles - a mixture of award-winning biography and memoir. A Life in Books sets out to answer many of the questions that readers most often want to ask.
Two-Hundred Steps Home Volume Two
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Series: Two-Hundred Steps Home, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Claire has reached the Lakes and is strongly in need of a Starbucks. Her boss has told her to up the adrenalin, so Claire finds herself climbing trees and dangling over waterfalls all in search of 'Blog Fodder'. The mysterious Josh is tagging along too: is he looking for company or a place to hide? 'Two-Hundred Steps Home Vol 2' contains February's instalments from the daily blog by WriterMummy
Ziggy's Cumbrian Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
Join Charlie in his crazy Cumbrian adventure as he and Ziggy, an alien from outer space, go on a Cumbrian adventure. As Ziggy arrives in Cumbria, he recruits a football loving boy called Charlie to help him in his mission to find his lost spaceship. Charlie and Ziggy find themselves on an adventure when they travel to Carlisle Castle and Hadrian’s Wall in their quest to find the missing spaceshi
Dreams of the Blue Poppy
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An historical romance novel by Angela Locke set in Cumbria and the Himalayas. "The tale unfolds and flows smoothly from beginning to end, with captivating characters, that you remember days after finishing the novel."
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1863-1913 The First 50 Years
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Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The First 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The story of the Ullswater Foxhounds and their formation, with the usage of newspaper and other reports written at the time, takes the reader from 1863 to 1913. Detailed accounts of meets and runs over the Lakeland fells, interspersed with the author's own accounts and more recent reminiscences of days following hounds, provides the reader with intimate observations of life during those years.
Exit 39
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
What's in a Name?
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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?