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The Stories Behind London's Streets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,050. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The streets of London flourish like possibly no other city on earth, with stories from its rich history, stories of death - fire - disease, of riots, and grisly murders. History isn’t just about digging up artefacts from the dim and distant past, history happens every day. It happened
Letter Of Love
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
My short story is set in Elizabethan times. The queen arranges a marriage for her ward Burgundy Bedford with Lord Nicholas Mountjoy, Earl of Devon. But Burgundy plans to thwart the queen by eloping with another. She finds an ancient book passed down the centuries from mother to daughter. In the book she finds a letter from her mother. The message of love touches her heart and changes her life.
I am a legend that is feared
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Logophile Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
The first poem from Mr Grimez collection of poetry detailing the life and times of the wonderful Mr Grimez. Go on tuck in, this is poetry as you have never read before.
Birth of the British Bobby
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The introduction of early policing measures throughout the UK from industrialist MP Robert Peel and his 'Peeler' to the birth of the British Bobby, Scotland Yard, detectives, and Sherlock Holmes.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
British legal History - The fielding Brothers & bow Street runners
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » General law, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This is part of a fascinating new series of exclusive legal history features following the Birth of Law and Order, Parish Constables and Watchmen in England from 1663, and the development of specific law officers - including the famous Bow Street Runners and a series of other protection officers introduced to help keep the peace.
He Called Me Son
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
At the age of twelve, Tony Addington is transported from everything that is familiar to him in London to New Zealand, as part of the British Government’s Child Migration scheme. A tyrannical farmer puts him to work as unpaid labour on his remote farm in the foothills of the South Island. But Tony determines to hold on to his memories. Eventually they lead him to the truth.
The Facebook Killer: Part One.
Series: The Facebook Killer Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,900. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When a London banker's family are murdered and his house burned to the ground, he expects justice to take it's course. When that justice fails him, he seeks his own revenge. Using Facebook to track down the killers nearest and dearest. Dermott Madison has lost everyone he cared about and now he is going to make sure he equals the score. Part one in the ultimate story of antisocial-networking.
Cybertours: Walking Fleet Street, London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The simple idea behind CyberTours is using Google imagery to look at an area and this guide to make the visit more interesting. This time we're visiting Fleet Street. Find out how Benjamin Franklin and King George III had an argument about electricity, why wedding cakes are the shape they are and where Tudor England's silicon valley was.
A Body in Berkeley Square (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #5)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
A Bow Street Runner summons Captain Gabriel Lacey to a Berkeley Square ballroom where a young dandy was stabbed to death during a society ball. The prime suspect: Lacey's former commander, Colonel Brandon. Lacey's race to prove Brandon's innocence uncovers dark secrets that go back to the Peninsular Wars and involve the origins of Lacey's and Brandon's own private battle.