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  • Bloody British History Somersetby Andrew May

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    ? HORRORS of the caves! The GHASTLY true story of the Cheddar cannibals!? Twilight of the Empire! Romans, Saxons and the legends of King Arthur!? SWORDS against the VIKINGS! The Somerset heroes who defied the Norse hordes!? Martyrs, murderers, pirates and mad scientists ? Somerset?s strangest residents revealed!? DEATH STORM! The TERRIBLE TOLL of the... more...

  • Bloody British History Leedsby Richard Smyth

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    ? PHANTOM in the LIBRARY! The BIZARRE TRUE STORY of a VICTORIAN HAUNTING revealed!? KING CHOLERA! The day that DEATH came to the DOCK FAMILY!? EXPLODING MUMMIES! The weirdest events of the BLITZ examined!? A YORKSHIRE TRAGEDY: Fifteenth-century MURDER at Calverley Hall!Leeds has one of the darkest histories on record. From the fatal Dripping Riot of... more...

  • The Case of the Poisoned Partridgeby Diane Janes

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    On 22 June 1931, Lieutenant Hugh Chevis and Frances, his bride of six months, sat down to dinner as usual at their bungalow at Deepcut Barracks. Within an hour, Chevis was showing signs of strychnine poisoning and by the next morning he was dead. Thus began one of the most intriguing unsolved murder enquiries of the twentieth century ? soon to become... more...

  • Bloody British History Warwickby Graham Sutherland

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    ?CASTLE of the CONQUEROR! 1,000 years of horrible events at WARWICK CASTLE?KING CHARLES RIPPED MY FLESH! The two-week siege that almost brought the town to its knees!?WARWICK IS BURNING! Fires, disasters and riots galore!Hundreds of dark and scandalous events have happened in Warwick over the centuries, from the murder of Piers Gaveston, the king?s... more...

  • Bloody British History Yorkby Christina Surdhar

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    This is the history of York as you have never encountered it before!Travel back to a time when Erik Bloodaxe was resident monarch, or when William the Conqueror was in the middle of his relentless ?harrying of the north?. There are no tea rooms or hanging baskets in this York, but the severed heads on the walls have a certain decorative effect and... more...

  • Bloody British History: Winchesterby Clare Dixon; Don Bryan; Geraldine Buchanan; James King

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    CONTAINING:?The QUEEN WHO WALKED ON FIRE! Weird legends of St Swithin explored?The VIKINGS are coming! Death and destruction in ancient Winchester!??Sufferings she could not describe?: the life and dolorous death of MISS JANE AUSTEN ?The SECRET HISTORIES of Winchester?s most famous buildings revealed!Winchester has one of the darkest and most fascinating... more...

  • Bloody British History Brightonby David J. Boyne

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    ?Vikings, Saxons and pirates!?BURNED in a BARREL OF TAR! Brighton?s historical horrors revealed?RIOTING ROCKERS, SEDITIOUS SUFFRAGETTES and TWO TERRIBLE TRUNK MURDERS!?STRIKE! Barbarity at the Battle of Lewes Rd?SWEETER THAN POISON: The true story of a Brighton femme fatale!?STRAFED by NAZI MACHINE-GUNNERS: The TRUE STORY of the BRIGHTON BLITZ!Containing... more...

  • The Archaeology of Sutton Parkby Michael Hodder

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    Sutton Park is one of the largest urban parks in Europe. It was always set apart as ?special? and remains so, as a large and well-used public park. Its creation as a deer park in the twelfth century preserved the past and created the present. Detailed study of extensive earthworks, combined with excavation, documentary research, palaeo-environmental... more...

  • 1970s Londonby Alec Forshaw

    The History Press 2011; US$ 7.99

    Following a sheltered childhood and a sequestered education in Cambridge, and having missed out on the swinging sixties, Alec Forshaw was ready for a dose of the wider world. London in the early 1970s was where the lights shone brightest. In reality, it was still a city struggling to find its post-war identity, full of declining industries and derelict... more...

  • The Bath Book of Daysby D G Amphlett

    The History Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Bath Book of Days contains quirky and important episodes from the city?s rich and colourful history. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book includes a plethora of historical events such as the building of the Royal Crescent and William Herschel?s discovery of the planet Uranus from his Bath observatory;... more...