Books tagged: cumbria

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Ziggy's Cumbrian Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: 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
Two-Hundred Steps Home Volume Two
Series: Two-Hundred Steps Home, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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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
Margaret Forster: A Life in Books
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Sun's Companion
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 166,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
The Tipsy Trip
Series: Tales from the English Lake District. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: 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.
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume Two
Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book is another dip into recollections of life in the English Lake District during the ‘50s and ‘60s. Ron Black was born and bred in the English Lake District, like his forefathers, and here relates some of his memories of hunting with hounds, competing in fell races, the heroic exploits of his family members, along with historical accounts written in the 1800s and earlier. 24,000 words.
Three Score Years and Ten
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
The Mardale Hunt - A History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Using material written at the time and original photographs, this book tells the story of the Mardale Hunt and the annual Shepherds' Meet that for centuries took place in the now flooded Mardale valley.
Ghost Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Lovely short story of a lost soul that finds himself in the Lake District of England. The story leads the reader through learning how to help and ultimately love others and yourself.
Rucksacks and Renegades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,710. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Youth hostels... to some they mean adventure, international travel, respite from pressures of city living; to others they're just doss-houses full of great outdoors bores. But fear of redundancy is a universal one, understood by high flyers and minions alike, and when closure threatens one lakeland hostel a highly unorthodox survival strategy unites warring staff.