Books tagged: rural england

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Fair Robert
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It is 1725 and Robert Sutton has recovered sufficiently to return to his work as a Government courier, he discovers that the family who looked after him have suffered a terrible injustice, and he is determined to find out why. An intricately-woven tale of suspense, intrigue and love set in rural Georgian England.
No Time To Stand And Stare
Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Sebastian is a Londoner through and through. Apart from a few trips as a child, he's never left the city. If he had his way, he never would. But then, on his 24th birthday, a group of friends challenge him to prove he's a real man by travelling to Devon to live and work on a smallholding for a whole week.
A Pocketful of Monkey-Nuts
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joyce Taylor grew up on the banks of the Severn in the years during and after the Second World War. As Joyce grew up she was expected to pull her weight around the house. Now entering her 80s, Joyce has painted an enchanting portrait of family life in a rural English community in the 1930s and 40s.
Miss Billings Treads The Boards
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Lovely but impoverished Kate Billings has set off to become a governess, but through a mishap ends up joining an acting troupe instead. Cynical Lord Grayson, injured by a highwayman hired by his greedy nephew, staggers to a barn where he sees Kate performing a role in a play. In disguise, he joins the troupe, partly to protect himself from his nephew, but mostly to get to know Kate better.
A Midwife Abroad
Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Miss Chartley's Guided Tour
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Left at the altar 8 years earlier, Miss Chartley lost her family fortune and had to earn her living as a teacher. While on holiday she rescues an abused runaway pursued by the law. The fugitives flee to the home of Jamie’s uncle, the Viscount of Byford, who turns out to be Miss Chartley’s former fiancé. There she will learn Lord Byford’s dark secret. Originally published in 1989.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,280. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Thomas, son of a village blacksmith in 18th century England, relates he fell in love with Lucy, an outstanding beauty and daughter of a wealthy family with societal ambitions. Their distaste for Thomas’s humble background and their callous marriage plans for Lucy frustrate the young lovers’ passions as they resist the parental business objectives of marriage. Dark clouds form when they make plans.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The author spent a month's holiday each year staying with his grandmother in rural Suffolk from the time he was ten to when war broke out when he was fifteen. This is a collection of six true short stories only totalling about 5700 words in which the author is able to capture the society and atmosphere of 1930's country England, and convey images of a bygone era.
Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder
Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mrs. Malory visits the Taviscombe Festival, which has been appropriated by Adrian Palgrave, a writer of little renown. Palgrave, literary executor for Lawrence Meredith, a leading literary figure of the 20s and 30s, is found beaten to death, and suspects abound. Two other deaths and an attempt to destroy Meredith’s papers lead Sheila to search for long-held secrets that bred fatal consequences.