Canterbury House

Publisher info

Canterbury House Publishing, Ltd. (CHP), a division of Dudley Court Press, LLC, publishes wholesome quality fiction and memoir of an inspirational nature and of the romantic suspense and mystery genres with an emphasis on colorful Southern U.S. regional settings. We publish authors who are passionate about their stories and their craft, as well as active and collaborative in the marketing and promotion of their books.

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This Dark and Bloody Ground: Tales of Frontier America, Book 1, Maggie's Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,310. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2019 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1776, Maggie Diele, a twelve-year old girl, living an idyllic life in Culpeper, Virginia, experiences a life-altering change when her family joins other pioneers bound for Boonesborough, Kentucky. Exciting at first, the new frontier settlement proves dangerous when Maggie is taken by a savage and forced to march for weeks to reach the Indian’s village.
Murder at the Jumpoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When, Donald MacIntyre, an avid off-trail hiker, fails to return from a quest to bushwhack through difficult terrain up to the top of the Jumpoff, a dramatic cliff in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the good-natured, back country ranger, Hector Jones, leads a search and rescue team into the remotest depths of the Greenbrier section of the park and discovers the body.
The Search For Bobby McGee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this humorous short story, Virgil and Winnie Crenshaw, Silicon Valley retirees, leave a whale-watching tour bus in Salinas to search for the elusive Bobby McGee from Janis Joplin’s hit song Me and Bobby McGee. Winnie romanticizes them, wondering why he “slipped away.” What they discover will surprise you, as will the “out-of-the-box” ending.
Deadly Greed
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Canterbury House. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Maceo McEachern was well-liked and respected in his community: business owner, entrepreneur, the first African American elected to office since Reconstruction. April 12, 1991, he and his mother were shotgunned to death in her home in Hamlet, NC. Clark Cox, journalist and friend of the victims, gives us the story: antecedents of the murders and the aftermath.
Star Struck: Interviews with Dirty Harry and other Hollywood Icons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Canterbury House. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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Betty Dravis shares behind-the-scenes happenings of some of her favorite celebrity interviews. She tells what led up to the interviews and her feelings and impressions during and after the meetings. Among those interviewed were: Actor/Director Clint Eastwood, Senator Ted Kennedy, 40's Star Jane Russell, Singer/Actress Tanya Tucker, Mayor Joseph Alioto, and Actress Ann Sothern.
ABC's of Selling with Etiquette
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Canterbury House. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
People everywhere want to succeed in business and need to know how to be persuasive and behave appropriately. Everyone should learn to sell! "ABC's of Selling with Etiquette" is easy to read, very understandable, and full of valuable information.
The Toonies Invade Silicon Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
Beware, citizens of Silicon Valley--the bad Toonies are on their way. Led by the evil ape-bird, Dab, the Mischief Makers have escaped from Computer Cartoon Land. They are skulking in the shadows, ready to pounce. Dab will do anything to stay in the real world, so makes plans to take over Orange Computer, then Grape Computer, Banana ... and then the world.
1106 Grand Boulevard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,570. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This story takes you through Billie Jean's seven marriages and sixty-four years--1933 to 1997--of happiness and tragedy. Always searching for her first love and her childhood, the enchanting child/woman captivates many men along the way, each wealthier than the one before ... each sending her scurrying back to 1106 Grand Boulevard, a trail of broken hearts in her wake.
Girl: A Novel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Thought provoking coming-of-age novel. Recently orphaned, fourteen year-old Loren Creek is caught in the crossfire of a legal system that would control her future, and a foster care system that lays claim to her daily life. "Girl is a heart-warming tale that will have you rooting for Loren as she tries to find her place in the world." – Steve Cushman, author of Heart with Joy

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