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Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists examines the athletes of 'Steel City' and their contributions to the Olympic Games over more than a century.
Starting to Frame–a memoir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Growing up in post WW II Sheffield, England, Roger Gordon's once close-knit family begins to fragment. He is forced to confront stigmas of the day: divorce, marital infidelity, and mental illness. Cast against news events of the day, using humor, this book is about the futility of family feuding, the need to be loved, the power of forgiveness, and the imperative to address mental illness
The Evergreen in red and white
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
The Butcher of Banner Cross Part One: Punchline
Series: The Butcher of Banner Cross, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Horror
Punchline is the first of three issues in the story 'The Butcher of Banner Cross. This 32 page black, white and red comic is the fourth title in CDComics Surreal Murder Mystery Series. When a second gruesome murder takes place in Banner Cross, the police investigation is complicated by the arrival of Watkins, a Government Agent and Punchline, an investigator who specialises in the paranormal
Stainless Steel 1913
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
This comic book narrative blends steampunk science with historical facts to create a celebration of the centenary of the invention of stainless steel. Stainless Steel 1913 is the origin story of a WWI Superhero and a new metallic alloy created by Harry Brearley in Sheffield, England. The narrative reflects the spirit of the age as storm clouds gather over Europe in this 32 page comic.
Previous Convictions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Tasteless, ghastly, wickedly inventive and very funny, here is social satire at its best. Two psychologically damaged sisters cope with echoes of the past in this dark comedy.
Robin Hood 2020: There is no Conspiracy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
How would Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men respond to the current political and economic climate in the UK? How will they react when placed just seven years into future and the dystopian nightmare of 2020? Find out in this 32 page full colour first issue of Robin Hood 2020. This is a political action thriller with some humour and asks enough questions to make you want to read Issue Two.
The Cornucopia Radio Ebook
Price: Free! Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
‘Cornucopia Radio' is a loose collection of Sheffield writers and actors who work together to create cutting edge audio-drama and comedy for broadcast on the radio and internet. They’ve been creating productions since 2008, and as a celebration of their continued output, they’ve decided to collect some of their short comedy scripts and unusual short stories into one magnificent free ebook.
Spring Heeled Jack: From the Tunnels of Hell
Series: Spring Heeled Jack: From the Tunnels of Hell, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Horror
This 35 page full colour comic has all the clues to solve the secrets surrounding the infamous Victorian bogeyman in the narrative. Spring Heeled Jack first appeared in Penny Dreadfuls in the 1860's, the comic books of their day and the demon is often referred to as the inspiration for Kane's Batman and Bram Stoker's Dracula. Have a fun read and please do have nightmares
Tuppenny Hat Detective
Price: Free! Words: 89,630. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick Morely decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal. a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, Engl