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The Gilded Mirror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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Anne Davenport is a stranger in a foreign land. An immigrant from Austria alienated from her family, she must learn to survive however she can even if that means becoming a maid. Dreams of returning to Austria collide with her employer Lord Birkshire and she has no one to turn to. Through unwarranted cruelty and social injustice Anne learns to spread her wings and fly.
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines by Don Hale: The true life drama behind the very first Daily Mail air race from London to Manchester in 1906. Based on factual reports, cuttings and personal diary entries from my great grandfather James Wood who was the police superintendent in charge of security at this historic event. Many experiences were later used in the popular film.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
White Gold
Series: Dan Taylor. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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When Sarah Edgewater’s ex-husband is murdered by a radical organisation hell-bent on protecting their assets, she turns to Dan Taylor – geologist, ex-soldier, and lost cause. Together, they must unravel the research notes that Sarah’s ex-husband left behind to locate an explosive device which is circumnavigating the globe towards London – and time is running out.
Seventy North to Fifty South - The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,910. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Seventy North to Fifty South is an annotation of the published journal written by Captain James Cook during his third voyage: the voyage with major geographic and political consequences. His journal reports were filled with navigational and geographical detail plus anthropological observations about the inhabitants.
Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W. is a compilation of the memories of Sergeant Charles Palmer Beasley. It chronicles his life from youth in the hills of Crawford County, Indiana to the Civilian Conservation Corps to the Army Air Corps and as a prisoner of war at the Keifheide (Stalag Luft IV) P.O.W. camp in Germany.
Moriarty The Life and Times of a Criminal Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Moriarty, The Life and Times of a Criminal Genius. You know Sherlock Holmes, the Worlds Greatest Consulting Detective... You know Dr. Watson, his friend, confidant, chronicler of his exploits... You think you know Professor James Moriarty the man Holmes called a criminal genius... Do you really?
A Covent Garden Mystery (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #6)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
June, 1817 When Captain Lacey's latest investigation (the disappearance of "game girls" from Covent Garden) puts his own daughter in danger, Lacey's crusade turns personal. He will do anything, and call in any favor from anyone, in order to protect his Gabriella, the daughter he's not seen in fifteen years. Book 6 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.
Can Britain leave the EU? A Warning from History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
There are many who would like Britain to leave the European Union. But the question is whether Britain would be allowed to do so. In this booklet historian Rupert Matthews looks at previous multinational associations then compares them to the EU to show that EU Commission has taken to itself the legal powers to frustrate attempts at secession. We might yet see the panzers in Parliament Square.
Two go to Dorset
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A father and daughter decide to go to Dorset for a couple of days. What could possibly go wrong? Quite a lot actually... A daughter in desperate need of a rest and change of scene invites her father to spend a couple of days with her down in Dorset. But from the get go it's a disaster... A lighthearted travellogue.