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Trains of Thought
By Jill Martin
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2009. Category: Fiction
This collection of poems by Jill Martin offers impressions and reactions to the ordinary as well as the extraordinary. Subjects range from death to the January Sales, from nature's beauty to party wear. The deceptively clever use of language makes for a blend of easily absorbed verses that entertain and, maybe, open a few avenues of thought in the process.
Camel Droppings
By Jill Martin
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction
If the Wise Men ever came to Sheffield... NB: this book contains examples of Yorkshire dialect - they are not typos!
The Bridge Builder Of Arta
By Neil Coghlan
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
In a small park near his workplace, Benjamin McAuley finds two mysterious statues, sculptures that appear to defy the very laws of nature. Learning of the bizarre centuries-old legend behind the statues and of the man who built them, Benjamin is determined to investigate further.
Looking For Jamie
By Angela Rigley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction
A young boy, found bedraggled and starving, all he knows is his name, Jamie. He is taken in by the household of The Grange who soon come to love him as their own, especially the master David Dalton. Some months later Tillie Raven is released from prison where she had been sent for stealing a loaf. Now she has to find her son, not knowing if he is still alive, but where should she look first?
The Saint and the Sea Monster
By Caz Zyvatkauskas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
In 1250 Yorkshire England: A monk, a friar and a sailor, each harboring a deep secret, find themselves unexpected companions in close quarters. As the evening wears on and the mead flows from the keg, they wrestle with legends, lies and the fickleness of fate.
The Yorkshire Erk
By Robert Rycroft
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ronald Cartwright is ignominiously discharged from the Royal Air Force in 1959, suspected as a communist agitator and nearly murdered on the orders of a demented SP - service policeman. Set in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire in the halcyon days of no road speed limits, the novel initially opens in Brisbane, Australia. An Erk is RAF slang; aircraftsman groundcrew of corporal or lower rank.
Erk In Trouble
By Robert Rycroft
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ronald Cartwright narrowly escapes death, driving Calderdale TV & Electrical Ltd's van. Suspected sabotage! His job as service engineer is terminated, but not without some colorful interludes. MI5 intervenes when his arch-enemy, ex-RAF Sergeant Brassard, sends a killer to stalk him. MI6 sign up Ron, in a dangerous gamble to hoodwink the KGB, into believing Bloodhound III missile is in production.
A Yorkshire Family Genealogy. Family Trees from Yorkshire
By Peter Knowles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A Yorkshire Family Genealogy contains 13 Family Trees with thousands of names,dates,births,marriages and deaths of families from the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Including some of the families who emigrated to the USA and Australia. All the families are connected to each other through married and together they make up A Yorkshire Family Genealogy.
Paths of Exile
By Carla Nayland
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 131,490. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Trifolium Books. Category: Fiction
When his homeland is defeated by a predatory neighbouring kingdom, Eadwine finds himself on the run for his life. Homeless, penniless and friendless, literally with a price on his head, he must evade his enemies, avenge his brother's murder and rescue his betrothed. Along the way, he will lose his heart to another woman and discover a shattering secret that challenges all the ideals he holds dear.
Base Spirits
By Ruth Barrett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
In 1605, a Yorkshire nobleman's murderous rampage leaves a family shattered. The killer suffers a tortuous execution as his house is forever tarnished by blood and possessed by anguished spirits. On vacation, an unhappy modern couple unwittingly awaken a dark history. Clara is forced back in time to bear witness to the tragic saga, and Scott is overtaken by malevolent echoes. Only one survives.