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There are no Wolves in Lancashire
Series: Metamorphic Tales. Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Simmon has a strange ambition. He wants to be a wolf when he grows up. This despite the fact that his dad always insisted "There are no wolves in Lancashire." Simmon believes his dad, naturally. But then one autumn day in the woods...
Little Bolton: The Story of a Lancashire Working Class Family at the Start of the Industrial Revolution.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A work of fiction based on genealogy research. The long-forgotten story of three young working class siblings, their family secrets and a man determined to destroy their lives. Not giving up, they each fight in their own particular way to make their lives better.
A Woman Named Sellers
Series: Witches of Pendle, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jennet Sellers has a secret; a terrible, guilt-ridden secret which has haunted her since childhood. As Jennet finds herself falling in love her life also begins to unravel, threatening to remove her thin veil of anonymity and reveal who she really is. Then, when a little boy starts telling tales about witches, suddenly Jennet finds that she is in the middle of a painfully familiar situation.
Thankful and Not So Thankful
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book tells the story of three Lancashire villages and their contrasting fortunes in the Great War. The stories of these villages and the triumphs and tragedies war brought to them have been researched by the author, who has painted portraits of some of the men who returned, and some of those who did not. A fascinating historical adventure.
The Gisburn Witch
Series: Witches of Pendle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Scandalised as a young woman after being accused of seducing Tom Lister, a gentleman’s son, Jennet Preston’s life is filled with shame and hardship. When fate intervenes to reunite her with Tom, Jennet risks everything for love and happiness, but when tragedy strikes Jennet finds that she is vulnerable to accusations for which she could pay the ultimate price.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
The Dreamer's Road
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Dreamer's Road (Part 1) tells the story of Jack Jordan. A bright and adventurous boy, struggling to realise his dreams and his potential growing up in a 1980's repressed, Thatcherite Britain. His solution: expand his horizons and flourish. This book tells the tale of a young man’s journey to emotional, intellectual and sexual freedom.
Goldcord Asylum
Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 146,580. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Preston, 1866: Time is running out for Goldcord Asylum. Professional pride, personal ideals, financial pressures and dark secrets compete to determine whether Goldcord will survive. In the midst of this maelstrom of conflicting interests, Ivy Squire is committed. A strange young woman, so self-destructive that she must be kept in isolation, Ivy begins to reveal her story to new nurse Tilly Swann.
Stage for Murder
Series: Dodie Fanshaw Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The village seethes with rumours of murder and theft. When Martin's wife dies in a tragic accident on his farm he is accused of murder. Is it murder or an accident? Dodie comes to help. Meanwhile Catherine starts working for Martin.
Lancashire Laughter and Tears
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
An anthology of Lancashire dialect poems and stories from an award-winning dialect poet and author. In this collection of poems and memories, Lancashire actor Dave Dutton explores both sides of his home county: from the funny to the sad. The grief evoked by the Pretoria pit disaster at Christmas is counterbalanced by the stunned Lancashire couple who inadvertently give birth to a Yorkshire baby!