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Widowmere
Price: Free! Words: 118,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50)
The sun sets over Windermere. An artist is sketching on the shore; nearby, a beautiful young widow fills her pockets with stones and wades out into the lake... The artist, Eden, is in England's Lake District looking for a new start. Now she finds that deceit and death lie waiting in the shadow of the hills.
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Here is another title to add to Ron's stable of carefully researched books, giving us first hand insights into the career of another Lakeland legend during the years of 1915 to 1982.
Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy
Series: Amanda Lester, Detective. Price: Free! Words: 117,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00)
When twelve-year-old Amanda Lester is forced to attend a secret English detective school, she must decide whether to follow her heart and rebel against the life her parents want for her or stop arch-villain Blixus Moriarty from succeeding at his biggest conspiracy yet.
The Winding Path
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
The winding path is the story of a farming family set against the backdrop of a remote Lakeland valley.
Five Boxes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Hunter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WINNER IN THE 2016 LAKELAND BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS (UK) - ZEFFERELLI'S PEOPLE AWARD Thirty years after leaving his home in the Lake District of England for life in Australia, Mark MacLean gathers five boxes of his youthful possessions and ships them back to Australia. Following on from his bestselling A Year Down the Drain, Mark MacLean’s new book is a hilarious reflection on life then and now.
The Adventure of the Spectred Bat - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00)
Two young women, both pregnant, are attacked by vampires. Or are they? One dies. The other desperately seeks the help of Sherlock Holmes. The world's favorite detective must travel from London to Surrey and then to the beautiful but deadly Lake District. Inspired by the original story, "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" this new adventure leaves the mind wondering and the heart racing.
The Day of the Lugworm
Series: Tales from the English Lake District. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a little Quick Flash story about a trip up the North West coast of Cumbria. Readers who live a decent distance away, such as America, will know it as the Lake District. Apart from getting my late mother’s house ready for the market we (Evo and I) also relaxed with a little sea fishing which I grew up doing catching everything from plaice to Mamelukes. Have fun reading it.
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 by Gone2Ground Books. 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.
High Rhymes and Misdemeanors
Series: Poetic Death Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Grace Hollister is vacationing—under guise of researching her dissertation on the Romantic poets—in the English Lake District when she stumbles upon her first (but not her last) body. Before long she’s involved in kidnapping, murder, and the hunt for what she firmly believes is a lost work by Lord Byron.