Books tagged: yorkshire

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Chapman Hall
Pre-release—available April 3, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Rich, spoiled Andrew is about to find out that he cannot always have everything his way. The same is true for King Charles I, whose autocratic ways and papist leanings have antagonized both aristocrats and commoners. Just as Judith and Richard embark on what promises to be a fairytale life at Chapman Hall, England is moving inexorably toward civil war. Will those who love the old manor house survi
Gray Places
Pre-release—available April 5, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Historical
1790s Yorkshire, England - Katherine Gilbert sets out for Wainforth Manor in North Yorkshire to fulfill her father’s last request. Thomas Norcliffe does not welcome her unannounced arrival, so she must tread carefully around his dark moods to unlock the past. Deadly secrets from the Norcliffe family are resurfacing, and Katherine begins to realize that the biggest danger lies within herself.
Roman Yorkshire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,400. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book presents an important and up to date synthesis of Roman Yorkshire. Patrick Ottaway has spent much of his career as a field archaeologist in York and this volume thus provides an up to date and well informed description of archaeological as well as textual evidence. Its comprehensive coverage will makes this a key work for all interested in the subject.
Viking Age Yorkshire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In 866, the city of York was captured by a 'Great Army' of Viking warriors. Ten years later, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the Viking army made the transition from warfare to settlement, as their leader 'shared out the land of the Northumbrians, and they proceeded to plough and to support themselves'. This conquest and settlement marked the beginning of Scandinavian domination.
The History of York
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,400. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This single volume history of York is written by the nine leading experts in their field and traces the story of this historic town from it beginnings as a Roman garrison to the thriving modern town of the year 2000. This is an attractive book for both the general reader and the more advanced local historian while a full bibliography allows for further study.
Helen's Tomorrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,540. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Helen's Tomorrow, set in Yorkshire during the 1940/50s, is a story of rejection, manipulation, jealousy and pride. Helen marries ‘beneath her’ and finds happiness but when tragedy strikes she is left widowed. She contends with the spiteful ways of scheming sister, Laura and the unwanted attention of conniving mill hand, Jack but when she meet Charles what of her future? Will her problem dissipate?
The Yorkshire Biryani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
The quintessential comical Indian tour de force. Imagine your hometown with a plethora of colours, having the most diverse people, a multitude of languages, religions, mindsets and gods. One word immediately pops up in our mind -“INDIA”. Now imagine the entire world like this –This is exactly what this novel delivers, topped with emotions and romance in a world with alternate history.
Where The Heart Is
Series: Choices of the Heart, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
With the American Civil War looming, Rochelle McShannon moves her father home to England, leaving behind all that matters, including the man she'd hoped to marry. Martin Rainnie lost his wife in childbirth—his daughter now being fostered by Chelle's family. He's turned his back on the world but is drawn to Chelle. Can they overcome danger, loss, and bitterness to make a home where the heart is?
Choices For Jamie
Series: Jamie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,100. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Having finished school, Jamie now needs to occupy his time. However, when the family goes to a performance the Big Top collapses, mayhem ensues. Shipped off to stay with Sarah in Harrogate, he meets a rich society girl, Geraldine, who takes a shine to him. However, he still has feelings for woodland girl, Beth, and then there’s Maisie, whom he wants to take away from her life of drudgery.
The Valesman
Price: Free! Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Yorkshire farmer worked six days a week from dawn to dusk. His only holiday was to France, which he got to tour three times, owing to a near fatal facial wound. Conscription no doubt made good use of his digging abilities in those trenches.