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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.
Silk and Scandal
Series: The Silk Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
~Book One of The Silk Series~ Eight years ago, Thomas Cartwright and Lady Nicola Fitzgibbons were friends. Now, Lady Nicola is back in London, bringing tales of scandal with her. Thomas, a respectable barrister and new member of parliament, cannot be associated with scandal...but Nicola won’t let him ignore her.
37: The Year of Portent
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
Back To The Bronze Age
Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The year is 2048 and Liristan has declared war on the Allied powers. Racing to uncover a deep-rooted political conspiracy before it's too late, nineteen year old, rookie M.P. Jonathan Tremblay and Legislative Assistant Alexandra Sinclair must navigate the dangerous game of politics to stay ahead - and stay alive.
Passionate Campaign
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A new romance by Marina Oliver. London 1906.Livvy faces several battles. Patients will not accept her as a 'proper' doctor. Politicians will not grant votes to women. And she can never marry Sir James while their beliefs are so different: he thinks letting women vote is wrong, and would never consider allowing a wife to work. Can there be any meeting between their minds?
The Good Servant
Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Kingston, Canada. 1842. The Good Servant tells the tale of the Hutchinson's, a prominent English family, and Ernest Caldwell, the man who serves them. The Hutchinson's spectacular fall from grace, coupled with the riveting and suspenseful drama of the daily goings-on of their househould make this historical thriller a fast-paced and exciting read that will keep you captivated until the very end.
British Cookbook - Great British Recipes
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Springwood Emedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » English, Scottish & Welsh
This eCookbook has a selection of some of Britain's favourite recipes. The book has sections on Breakfast, Lunch Time Recipes, Tea Time Recipes- British Tea culture - including sandwiches and cakes/pastries, Dinner Time Recipes - Meat and Fish and Deserts. A Great cookbook full of British Culture.
Courtesan of the Saints
Series: 17th Century, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Spies and counter-spies plot during the years of the Parliament of the Saints in the mid-1650s. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books.
Rise, A Novel of Contemporary Israel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Lilah Kedem, an expat long resident in Boston, returns to her native Israel in an attempt to heal a family rift. She encounters a society different from the one she remembered and now plagued by extremism and disillusionment. When the attacks imperil those dear to her, Lilah joins the hunt for the perpetrators and becomes part of a citizens movement, Jews and Arabs, striving for a new Israel.
How To Be a Successful Election Candidate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A simple, step by step guide on how to be a winning election candidate by one of the best campaign managers in the business.