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'From Pit to Park' - Sutton Colliery to Brierley Country Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Mining, Nonfiction » History » Social history
squire robert dodsley thought he would make money by opening a coal mine in sutton in ashfield, some 20 miles north of nottingham. however, it struggled to make a profit, and desperately he cut the miners wages to try to balance the books. there was much unrest, although eventually this did become a productive mine before closing in 1989. it then became a vey popular park. this is the story
The Sieges of Newark 1643/6
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the four sieges of Newark during the English Civil War, the last of which marked the collapse of Royalist power in the Midlands.
Oil Under Sherwood Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Britain is an island so supplies have to be imported. During both World Wars the Germans decided starvation - food for the people, oil for machinery, would be effective. Discovering oil in the middle of Nottinghamshire made a difference. this is the story.
Top Hard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,350. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An irreverent crime story set in the coalfield villages of 1990s Nottinghamshire, England, told in a unique voice, with a cast of extraordinary characters. From an award-winning British author, 'Top Hard' was a finalist for the Crime Writers' Association's Debut Dagger Award in 1998.
The Clumber Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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the 4th duke of newcastle was a sad and unhappy man until he met and married 18 year-old georgiana in 1807. he took his 18 year old bride to clumber house, a fine mansion in the middle of sherwood forest. tragically their idyllic marriage ended with her death at the age of 33 but his thoughts and plans remain vividly in the diaries he wrote at the time. these form the basis for this ebook