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Some 'Clout' in the Lake District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Writing a book like this is ALL about having fun, and having even more fun caricaturing/hyperbolising what the storyteller finds ‘too quiet/beige. It isn’t about how many copies can be sold, although that can be a nice positive experience if the person is ‘positive’ and, has their mind under control (human minds can be wild creatures).
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Gone2Ground Books. 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.
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 by Gone2Ground Books. 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.
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.
Daisy's Secret
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 134,580. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Lakes 2012 Laura is having problems with her marriage, so when she is left a house in the Lake District by her grandmother, she starts to look at her life anew. And she begins to investigate why she was abandoned by her own family. What happened when she was evacuated to the Lakes during the war? What was Daisy’s Secret?
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.
Larkrigg Fell
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 4. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 128,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Brandon twins are unalike in every way except in their love of their home, Larkrigg Hall. Beth is the romantic one with dreams of an idyllic life in rural Lakeland. Sarah is willing to take risks to achieve the life style she craves. But jealousy and greed mar their uncertain relationship so that when tragedy strikes both sisters are forced to come to terms with a very different situation.
Wishing Water
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 3. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Pretty Lissa Turner has devoted parents and a beautiful home in the Lake District. But her real mother abandoned Lissa when she was a baby, and feelings of confusion and vulnerability persist. She takes a job in Carreckwater, a lively village in the heart of Lakeland, where she makes many new friends. But lack of faith in herself leads her into a marriage with disastrous consequences.
Storm Clouds Over Broombank
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 2. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Meg Turner is finding life as a sheep farmer -unusual for a woman even in war time - tougher than she expected. With her loyalties divided she fears losing the one man she truly loves. And dare she allow herself to love baby Lissa when her mother may return to claim her at any time? Kath is facing new challenges in the WAAF, but can she ever get over the guilt of leaving her child behind?
Luckpenny Land
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 1. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Meg Turner lives on a lonely farm in the bleak but beautiful mountains of the English Lake District with a bully of a father. She loves Jack, with his dark good looks but loyalties are threatened as World War Two approaches and Meg realises that the only thing she can count on is her passion for the land she loves. Until a stranger arrives in the dale and her world changes for ever.