Books tagged: cumbria

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New Ghost Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Three weird tales from England. Set in London, a Northern coalmine and a castle in Northumberland, these are stories with a traditional feel rather than modern gore horror. If you like an old fashioned ghost tale set among England's rain swept hills and streets, then we're sure you'll like these stories.
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 and 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. 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: 5,140. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and 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: English. Published: November 20, 2013. 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.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1863-1913 The First 50 Years
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The First 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
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.
Dreams of the Blue Poppy
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: 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."