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The Ladies of Dunster Castle
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
What makes Dunster Castle so unusual is the prominent role women have played in its fortunes. Jim Lee worked for many years at the castle and knows more about it than just about anyone. Here he presents an entertaining history of the roles, from the heroic to the self-indulgent, its women have played over the centuries.
Stair-Rods and Stars: A Cycling Perambulation
Price: Free! Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Discover the parts of Southern England guides that other travel books have yet to reach. Follow our roving cyclist as he humorously camps his way along canals, disused railway lines and ancient trails, taking in iconic cities from Bath to Winchester to Leicester. The only known travel book written in reverse chronology, as the author picks apart the history and the mystery of everyday life..
Mud, Sweat and Beers
Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous 'rambling' adventure across Southern England. Two young(ish) men set off in search of a remote village in Somerset purely because it had the same name as their home village in Kent. Armed with little more than a trusty axe and a tent, they follow long distance paths via Surrey, Hampshire & Wiltshire. Funny, informative and surreal; this is the only known travel book with dream sequences
Jack Pepper Conquers the Green Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
‘Jack Pepper Conquers The Green Man’ is an exciting contemporary mystery story for young people. Jack receives a very mysterious ‘phone call from a weird old lady called Tabitha Demdike who demands that he and his friends go down to stay at her small Somerset coastal guest house. She wants him to find their missing medieval Green Man stone figure.
Dunster - A Castle at War
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Dunster Castle on the Somerset coast is one of Britain’s oldest and most intriguing great buildings, its turrets evoking centuries of siege warfare, dark deeds, bloodshed and treachery. Dunster’s rich and colourful story covers more than nine hundred years of intermittent warfare. Jim Lee worked as Education Coordinator for the National Trust at Dunster Castle for 20 years. This is Dunster's story
Outside Inside
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: British English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A story of love, betrayal and cider. When Miriam makes a break for adventure, she meets Paul in the Flying Horse Café. He gives her a lift down south in an old van and she is soon having the time of her life. But a dark secret from Paul’s past threatens to destroy everything.
Doguar and the Baboons of War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Meet Doguar - mind of a Zen monk, body of an Airedale Terrier Doguar is a genetically enhanced Airedale Terrier with near-human intelligence. But is he smart enough to stop the evil genetics corporation? Will he defuse the time-bomb in his own DNA? And can he save his beloved Ruby from the men who want to dissect her brain? A biopunk adventure for middle graders, young adults and adults.
A Party at Buntings
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 153,590. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Adam Winter arrived at Bristol’s Parkway station he didn’t expect to find a dead body and an injured man almost side-by-side, nor did he realise what a complex set of relationships he would find himself drawn into. A recently widowed young author, he is researching material for a crime novel and he finds much to interest him – even an attempt on his own life, not to mention more murders.
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Series: A Better Inheritance. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 291,350. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Set in Great Britain and South Africa at the close of the Victorian era, Great Is Thy Faithfulness follows the story of John Whitting, a recent Oxford graduate who is struggling to find his place and purpose in life. His struggle is intensified when he is challenged by a new acquaintance to set his course according to the faith he professes.
Royal Holiday Handbook
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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Check into your own castle or folly, or stately home hotel on grand estate with this illustrated guide to over 100 properties in England, Scotland & Wales. Includes the Royal Shopping Directory.