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Maple Fudge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A government terror that can only be described as: administrative. In the international backwaters of Canada, the top politicians in the country kill themselves in the middle of the night and leave a country wondering: Who is in charge? How much is the pay? What kind of paperwork is involved? Panic could rip democracy apart – unless everyone gets really, really tired of the whole thing.
Democracy: An Epitaph
You set the price! Words: 2,080. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2015 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A short collection of political verse by up-and-coming London poet Lallafa Jeltz: None Of The Above, Ode To Magna Carta, Civil Disobedience, The Road To Number Ten, Blameless Tiers and Democracy: An Epitaph.
The Battle of Lewes 1264
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the bloody Battle of Lewes, fought in 1264 that was a key victory for the rebels under Simon de Montfort who sought to limit the powers of the king.
Catherine de Valois: French Princess, Tudor Matriarch
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
21: The Last Night with Taiwan's Sunflower Movement
Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
On March 18, 2014, Taiwanese students known as the "Sunflower Movement" peacefully occupied their nation's legislature. Three weeks later, after their peaceful demonstration raised national and global awareness of the dangers of secret negotiations with China, they withdrew. This inside story tells the last 21 hours of the non-violent occupancy and includes background, politics, peace, and love.
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer - a very Victorian murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
The Private Detective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Stanley Canton is engaged by a local politician to discover the identity of a blackmailer, he encounters a world of gangsters and influential citizens. Hidden secrets and blocked-out memories provide Canton with a network of deception and grudges that he must penetrate – and fast – if he is to discover who the blackmailer is and save a reputation and a career.
Tests about European Union and its Institutions
Price: $4.78 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Tests about the creation of the European Union and its institutions. Long tests Adapted to the Lisbon Treaty. A work suitable for university students and for those preparing oppositions with the European Union as content. Key dates in the European Union, Community institutions, The European Council, The European Commission, European Parliament, etc.
The Limits of the Legal Process: A Study of Landlords, Law and Crime
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,220. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Housing & Urban Development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This pathbreaking study in the sociology of law has won multiple awards for its insight, clarity, and broad import in examining the UK Rent Acts and landlord behavior over a period of time in the '60s and '70s. Not just a revelation of the unintended consequence of well-meant reforms; though it shows the side-effects of a law to protect tenants, it also explores the bigger picture of law's limits.
The Battle for South Shields - The True Story of the 2013 Parliamentary By-Election
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The South Shields By-Election of 2013 should have been a walk over for Labour. It was a safe Labour seat and they chose a popular local candidate. But the campaign turned out to be a hard fought, close contest with new kids on the block UKIP‚Äągiving Labour a real run for their money.