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Cybertours: Walking High Holborn, London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 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. Today we're strolling along High Holborn. At first glance it seems like just another London street. None the less it contains plenty of history, some interesting stories, Charles Dickens, diamonds and a pub with Elizabeth I's maypole in it.
Cornelia
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Can First Love ever by True Love? A thrilling romance set in Roman Britain that takes the young adult reader to the passionate, turbulent and violent heart of Imperial Rome.
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.
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.
The Wrong Body - New revised and updated version 2013
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A fast paced race against time to right a wrong, solve a series of murders, and unravel a fascinating international political plot.
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
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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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
White Gold
Series: Dan Taylor. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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When Sarah Edgewater’s ex-husband is murdered by a radical organisation hell-bent on protecting their assets, she turns to Dan Taylor – geologist, ex-soldier, and lost cause. Together, they must unravel the research notes that Sarah’s ex-husband left behind to locate an explosive device which is circumnavigating the globe towards London – and time is running out.