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Summer Reading Specials

Aug 1st, 2018 | By

This month we have four great ebooks reduced to 99p just for your summer reading! Lady Katherine Knollys was Mary Boleyn’s first child, born in 1524 when Mary was having an affair with King Henry VIII. Katherine spent her life unacknowledged as the king’s daughter, yet she was given prime appointments at court as maid of

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A Schoolboy’s Wartime Letters

May 30th, 2018 | By

Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse said ‘I found it truly extraordinary to be allowed this insight into how it was to be a boy then and live through those years….’ A Schoolboy’s Wartime Letters is a funny, fascinating journal follows the development of a boy and his changing attitudes during WW II from its

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Home of the Brave

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

Our author Donna Bryson has been having great success with her book, Home of the Brave, about a small town struggling, like many communities, with the question of how to remain vital and vibrant in the 21st century, when took on another problem altogether: that of the difficult homecoming of Iraq, Afghanistan and other war veterans.

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In Just Three Years

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By

One for the Tudor historians – an interesting look at the tale of two prayer books. Henry VIII’s Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, is credited with a pivotal role in the English Reformation. As well as playing a leading part, together with Henry’s Chancellor, Thomas Cromwell, in securing the separation of the Church in England

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The Real Robyn Hoode

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Find out more about the real Robyn Hoode in this book by Mark Olly. Written from the perspective of a genuine historical character and in the form of a complete journal of his life, this fascinating book  is possibly the most complete genuine framework for the investigation and discovery of a character that represents heroic

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Home of the Brave

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By

Out this month – Read how a small town struggling, like many communities, with the question of how to remain vital and vibrant in the 21st century, took on another problem altogether: that of the difficult homecoming of Iraq, Afghanistan and other war veterans. Melanie Kline knows a little boy who tenses when his family

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November Specials

Nov 6th, 2017 | By

We have two books on from our backlist that are on special offer this month – Beaten but Not Defeated by Merilyn Moos and Cromwell was Framed by Tom Reilly. Both are only 99p on kindle.                                    Beaten but

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Margaret Tudor

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By

Margaret Tudor was Henry VIII’s older sister and became the Queen of Scotland after her marriage to James IV in 1503. Her life was troubled and fraught with tension. She was continually caught between her country of birth and the country she ruled. After James IV’s death, she made the disastrous decision to marry the

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James Fenimore Cooper: A Life

Sep 4th, 2017 | By

With the autumn evenings creeping in its time to snuggle up with a good book. James Fenimore Cooper was the author of The Last of the Mohicans, The Pathfinder, The Deerslayer, The Pioneers and much more. If you want to learn more about Cooper we have a great biography by Nick Louras. It examines how

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These Chivalrous Brothers

Aug 2nd, 2017 | By

These Chivalrous Brothers is the story of the 1882 Palmer Sinai Expedition, a spying and terrorist mission that ended in the murder of its participants and was one of the great cause célèbre of the nineteenth century. Just before sunset on August 8th 1882 HMS Cockatrice, a small paddle wheel gunboat, appeared off the Egyptian

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