Books tagged: english lake district

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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).
Sonnet of the Sphinx
Series: Poetic Death Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Grace is on the hunt for a lost sonnet by Romantic poet Percy Shelley.
Verse of the Vampyre
Series: Poetic Death Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Now working on her sabbatical, Grace becomes a kind of technical advisor to a local theatrical production of a play called The Vampyre, a really awful play based on a snippet of story by Lord Byron. Right on schedule mysterious accidents begin to plague the players, and it’s only a matter of time before one of the cast falls victim.
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.
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.
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: $5.25 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?
Docketful of Poesy
Series: Poetic Death Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Mad, bad, and dangerous to know. Theater of the Absurd takes on a whole new meaning when former teacher and Byron scholar Grace Hollister is hired as a script doctor for a cable film production -- and murder is the director.
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.