Books tagged: village life

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A Click Away from Chaos
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
All the thrills and spills of self-employment! An established IT trainer, Tim Melrose takes redundancy in his stride and makes a living out of contract work. When he moves to Scotland, he becomes involved in the community life of Ashiestiel Green. Here, First-Class Freda talks him into all kinds of trouble, ending with the inevitable disaster of the Easter Pageant.
Tales of Old Baldoyle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is a series of anecdotal tales from a rural village now absorbed into the greater Dublin area in Ireland. The village was changed for ever by the large scale housing development which too place from the mid sixties onward.
Summerset
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Price: Free! Words: 120,130. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A tale of forbidden love set in the English countryside. When London teenager Lou moves to the Sussex village of Summerset after World War II, her life changes forever. She falls in love with a man she can never have, and over the years makes some startling discoveries about herself, love, and her family's amazing secret.
A Staffordshire Boy: Tales of Fishing and Other Fun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny tales about the author's years growing up in a small village in the English countryside. Written to entertain; it also provides a record of what a group of young boys did to amuse themselves in a decade that spanned the fifties and sixties. The author came from a large family, had little money and his father drank for England, but that didn't stop him and his friends having a good time .
A Fresh of Breath Air
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,360. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the tale of a couple who have always dreamed of moving from the town to the country. By the time they have accumulated four children, they finally make this move, and find that their lives are more interesting and unexpected than they had ancitipated, with chickens and giddy goats added to the mix; not to mention the local ghost and the eccentrics who live in their new village.
Short Story - Biddy's Tongue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Biddy McKone ruled the village of Toorawn with her tongue. Such was the fear generated by the merest hint of an off-the-cuff remark from her that if Biddy McKone was ever discussed, precautions were taken. No more than two persons would discuss her. Never on the street. Usually in a house with just the two occupants. Most likely in a locked room with nervous glances...just in case.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 3
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This final section deals with such topics as Willie Nolan the golfer, local trades and tradesmen, folklore, customs,Portmarnock, Marian Park, heralth and housing,street furniture and some anecdotal articles.
A Ghost of a Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Ghost of a Murder is a delicious mixture of mystery, mischief and mayhem, plus a sprinkling of romance.
Jenno's Widdlington
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Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of Jenno's Facebook sayings, as well as other stuff concerning life and her village of Widdlington. Jenno's friends and acquaintances leap on to the pages scattering a confetti trail of apostrophes and points of suspension...
Letters from India 1932-1945
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.