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The Sails Turn
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
During the story, derelict Gatesby Windmill is restored with the discovery of documents leading to an investigation into the lives of the family who lived at the windmillin the 1850’s, and their neighbours. Further restoration leads to a more sinister discovery and gradually a 150 year old mystery is pieced together. Relationships develop as people discover more about each other and the past
Some of the Six Hundred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
With information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades, this book provides concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of fifty men who rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava.
Zulu War Victoria Crosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Researched over four decades, this publication provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds which gained the Victoria Cross for 12 men during the Zulu War. With a useful bibliography. Also available in illustrated hard copy.
Zulu War Heroes: Defenders of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of a selection of men who played a prominent part in the defence of Rorke's Drift against an army of determined and ferocious warriors during the Zulu War of 1879. The battle was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'
The First Olympic Golf Match
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf is at last being re-introduced into the Olympic programme, and with information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades, this publication commemorates and reviews the first ever Olympic golf match played at Paris in 1900. The tributes to the players who took part will surprise you.
Crimean War Victoria Crosses: A Selection of Significant Awards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Crimean campaign produced a number of firsts and superlatives concerning the Victoria Cross. Among them are the first deed to be rewarded with the medal, the first man to be gazetted and the first to wear it, the most Victoria Crosses for a single action, and one of the most famous actions in British military history.
Peril In Paradise:The Andaman Islands Victoria Crosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A sun-drenched tropical island is probably the last place you would think of where gallantry medals might be won, but in 1867 five British soldiers risked their lives to land a boat and successfully rescue a party of their comrades from the clutches of fierce cannibalistic natives on the Little Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. An act for which they received the Victoria Cross.