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  • Liverpool Missby Helen Forrester

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    The second volume of Helen Forrester?s powerful, painful and ultimately uplifting four-volume autobiography of her poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool during the 1930s. more...

  • Bloody British History: Somersetby Andrew May

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Containing more than TWO THOUSAND years of Somerset history, thrill to stunning true stories of battles and bloodshed, executions and exorcisms, sinister Templars and Victorian sex cults!  With more than sixty illustrations plus an eight-page colour section, you'll never see the county in the same way again! more...

  • Killer Genesby Carol Furlong

    Inside Pocket 2011; US$ 4.36

    On holiday in Suffolk, the ARCTIC6 stumble into their second mission, when they discover Peter Gek?s forbidding research facility. Here they discover that Gek is testing his viruses on more than just lab-rats! But as the gang start to unravel Gek?s heinous plans, Charlie is taken seriously ill. Meanwhile, journalist Evan Andrews is on the trail of... more...

  • Lion Heartsby Henry R Lew

    Hybrid Publishers 2012; US$ 9.99

    ‘An exceptional book about extraordinary people living in extraordinary times. My only regret on completing it is that I have not met any of them personally.’ Christopher BantickA biography of Lonek Lew, the author’s father, told through the lives of over twenty people he was friendly or associated with, a number of whom were historical... more...

  • Michelin Must Sees Londonby Michelin

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 2010; US$ 6.99

    The eBook version of Must Sees London by Michelin details the unmissable sights of the city. This guide spotlights London?s essential attractions for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. Take in the sights: Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Tower Bridge. Enjoy the highlights of the British Museum, National Gallery, Science Museum and more. Shop Oxford... more...

  • The Pattern Under the Ploughby George Ewart Evans

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 23.32

    Following his two classics, Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay and The Horse in the Furrow, renowned oral historian George Ewart Evans continues his study of the vanishing customs, working habits and rich language of the farming communities of East Anglia with The Pattern Under the Plough (Faber, 1966). Although based on East Anglia, this book... more...

  • Beeston Castle, Cheshireby Peter Ellis

    Historic England 2013; US$ 29.17

    These excavations, the first archaeological examination of the medieval fortress of Beeston Castle, showed conclusively that the site has been used since prehistory. Divided into two parts, the report first describes the site's occupation from the Mesolithic period to the thirteenth century. Discussions of the Late Bronze Age metalworking and pre-Iron... more...

  • Excavations at Muckingby Ann Clark

    Historic England 2013; US$ 29.17

    This volume is the first in a series which reports on the multi-period site at Mucking, Essex. The excavations lasted for 13 years, from 1965 to 1978, and covered an area of over 18 hectares. This first part of the publication consists of an atlas of the site, together with a short report. The atlas is presented, at a scale of 1:180, on 25 plans... more...

  • The Parisiby Peter Halkon

    The History Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    The Parisi were a tribe located somewhere within the present day East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, known from a brief reference by Ptolemy. They were originally immigrants from Gaul and share their name with the tribe that occupied modern day France. Fairly obvious from their name, they gave the French capital its name. The investigation of the Parisi... more...

  • The Oxford Book of Daysby Marilyn Yurdan

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Oxford Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods of history, many of which had a major impact on the religious and political history of Britain as a whole. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed.... more...