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Ye Little Hills Like Lambs
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Downlands and the Woolfonts look forward to a placid new year. What they get is tragedy, disaster, a stunning archaeological discovery, and, in the end, perhaps, redemption. But it’ll want all of Canon Paddick’s saintliness, all of the duke’s cunning, and all of Professor Lady Lacy’s wisdom, to see them through and all set right. Merely another half-year in the Woolfonts and District, really.
Sam's Magic Surfboard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,020. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is a book for young adults and the not so young. Follow the adventures of Sam Brown as he discovers surfing in the West Country. He meets a lot of colourful characters, including a mystical Hawaiian recluse who passes on the secrets of the art of surfing Hawaiian style. Together, they build a surfboard injected with magic passed down by generations of Hawaiian chieftains.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Omnibus Edition
Series: Village Tales. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the complete edition of the work (also published in two parts), the Woolfonts rally 'round in a time of crisis. Teddy and Edmond are in a jam apiece; The Breener is in a daze; the duke, after a tragic loss, is ill, as is the Rector; Sher Mirza is at his wits' end. Of course, this is the Woolfonts: everything will come right on the night. It's the getting there is dicey.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book Two: Te Lucis Ante Terminum
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 189,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Woolfonts are reeling, from floods, council politics and skulduggery, a tragedy in the duke's family, the duke's own illness, the Rector's collapse, and the prospect of a social housing new build. The Bishop faces a problem in Beechbourne; Edmond Huskisson, a personal crisis. Can the villages Keep Buggering On?
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book One: Nunc Dimittis
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the first part of the second Village Tales novel, changes come to the Woolfonts, floods vex the District, a retirement at the Free School is announced, there's dirty work on council, the Rector is under strain, and a family tragedy befalls the duke. The villagers must rally 'round: and of course do, with blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
This Son of Mine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A socially gauche detective falls in love with the widow of a murder victim. Her teenage son is angry, frustrated and single-minded, but he embraces the detective’s hobby of flying gyrocopters. His ingenuity leads him to improve their design. Then the body of his father’s killer is discovered in the Bristol Channel – possibly murdered. The boy had the motive, the means and the opportunity.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
My Memories of a Future Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
If your life is another person's past … What echoes do you leave in their soul? Carol is a gifted musician who needs nothing more than her piano and certainly doesn’t believe she’s lived before. But forced by injury to stop playing, she fears her life may be over. Enter her soulmate Andreq: healer, liar, fraud - could he teach her how to live now?
Qinmeartha and the Girl-Child LoChi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Tarburton-on-the-Moor: just another sleepy Dartmoor village. Or so it seems to Joanna Gard, until the fabric of the place begins, like her personal life, to unravel. In this disturbing tale of clashing realities, Hugo- & World Fantasy Award-winner John Grant skilfully juggles a strange cosmology with images from the darker side of the human soul. Includes bonus novella "The Beach of the Drowned".