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Seen One Seen Them All
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: Australian English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow the life of an English country boy, from primary school through to emigration to Australia and his adventures until retirement . Born in 1944, the youngest of nine boys, life in a Sussex village could be pretty dull, but not for Victor. He made sure they he had his share of fun. The 1960’s saw the birth of rock n roll and the sexual revolution and young Vic made sure he had his fair share .
Virginia Woolf, Monks House And The Bloomsbury Set.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virginia Woolf was one of the most important and inspirational authors of the 20th century. She was intimately linked with Monks House in Sussex and the members of the Bloomsbury set particularly Vanessa Bell (her sister). The Bloomsbury set were equally inspirational in Post impressionist painting and interior design. This book follows the story of Virginia, Monks House and the Bloomsbury set fro
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.
The Battle of Brighton 1377
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
In 1377 a powerful French fleet landed an army on the beach at Brighton - then a small fishing village known as Brighthelmstone. The village went up in flames and the French stormed inland to loot, plunder, murder and rape. The local militia mustered at Lewes under local knights and set out to attack the French and exact revenge. The climatic battle was fought just to the east of the modern town.
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters Sweet Thunder
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00)
Set in Victorian England, this is Daisy's story.The Wakeford farm is bleak, the inhabitants even bleaker. Jonas Wakeford, a religious bigot, has a wife on the brink of insanity and a simpleton for a son. Daisy's arrival to take up the position of housemaid has a devestating affect on all their lives.Sweet Thunder follows Daisy from here to the warmth and magic of the Variety Theatre and back.
From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
The Farthing Mark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00)
A novel set in Victorian Sussex.'They talked about Hannah, and her sinful behaviour, over the washing lines and at the well, in Farley's store and behind the church. They made their plans and it was done with great secrecy.' The Farthing Mark is a story of love and deceit, hatred, malice and revenge.
Lavender Village
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The enchanting inner reaches of England's East Sussex are home to one of the last Bastions of Fairyland. Nestled in these wooded depths, amid warbling birdsong and the promise of things past, the eager traveller will find an ancient stream that flows silently past a long-ago erected sign reading, 'The Faery Brook - Tread Softly'.
The Dolls' House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Decorating
Ever wondered what it’s like to have your life transformed by a TV programme?