Books tagged: england setting

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I Got Some Bad Muse For You
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Many artists wait for inspiration to strike. Few know that it does so with a clenched fist. Broke, drunk, and depressed, the young William Shakespeare has a bad case of writer’s block. The good news? His muse has arrived to inspire him. The bad news? She’s the muse of *boxing*. And she’s going to make Shakespeare the most famous playwright in England, even if it kills him.
Enter The Phenomenologists
By Gil C. Schmidt
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Jenius Publishers. Category: Fiction
The Victorian Age was a time for exploration, the probing mind backed by a stout heart and simple courage. Join Murchison and Leeds, the world's first phenomenologists, helped by the surprising Abigail Leeds, as they tackle mysteries and conundrums…and face an alien threat that stalks their every move.
Stairway to the Stars
By Barbara Bickmore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Karla Locke. Category: Fiction
It’s the story of Alexandra Curran, a girl born into unbelievable wealth and social prestige in the early part of the twentieth century. Her socially conscious mother wants the one thing America can’t offer. Royalty. So she manages to talk Alex into a loveless marriage with a young British duke.
The Boltons of The Little Boltons
By Robert Philip Bolton
You set the price! Words: 53,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A charming memoir of the few months the New Zealand author and his wife spent working together as servants for a wealthy old couple in their large home of faded glory in The Little Boltons, London.
The Valet of Darkshire Manor
By Linda Boltman
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
The advertisement simply stated, “Wanted–valet for large household. Must love animals.” Desperate for a job, Edwin Thorpe responded and was immediately accepted. A train ticket arrived within a week for the evening departure to Darkshire the following Friday with no further instructions. Now he stood at the train depot, small satchel in hand, about to be greeted by two very strange men.
The Last Resort
By John Barber
Series: The Fordhamton Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
When the stand in for the school’s staff production of The Real Inspector Hound is found murdered during the dress rehearsal it is not the kind of publicity the Mayor was seeking. This is the final part of the Fordhamton trilogy where spies, teachers and businesses find themselves under investigation by the dogged Detective Inspector Miles Davis who finds a most unusual way of solving the case.
Billy Potts's Donkey and other stories
By Barry Soden
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Seven short stories about a small boy called Billy Potts. He's six years old and lives with his family in a small village somewhere in south-east England just after World War Two. He's very bright and normally very good, but he takes thing too literally sometimes and goes off at an unexpected tangent, with unpredictable results. Wiil amuse adults, and is suitable for reading to their children.
The Christmas Diary
By Rebecca Buckley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,730. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by R. J. Buckley Publishing. Category: Fiction
At age 32, Honey Ray Howard learns who her father is when her mother, Lydia, is on her deathbed. Before Honey was born, on a holiday from the States to England, Lydia fell in love with a British fisherman in Dorset, but circumstances prevented them from marrying or ever seeing each other again. Now Honey Ray's life takes a sharp turn and the road gets rough before a very special Christmas ending.
The Case of the Ghostly Accident
By Ted Stetson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
As a favor to Doctor Watson, Sherlock Holmes investigates a strange occurrence with a partner of Ebenezer Scrooge.
A Long Sunday in June
By Nicholas Gray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Fiction
Dudford is an old industrial town somewhere in the South East of England with hardly any claim to fame. That is, until a Sunday in June when, due to a set of misunderstandings, it hit the big time with media coverage nationwide.