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  • Living a Lie

    by John Catling ...
    One hundred years ago in wartime London, a man in his thirties, married with two children, meets a girl half his age. They fall in love, want to marry but the law says no. Divorce is impossible.So what then? A real-life story of how this couple managed to hold together to the end of their lives. Happily ever after? No, not quite, though this is definitely a story about love. ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • A German Bride

    by John Catling ...
    It is nineteen forty-six, a year after the end of the Second World War. Gertrud is a young German woman working in the NAAFI, a canteen and leisure centre for off-duty British servicemen. She meets and falls in love with Len, a Corporal serving in the Royal Air Force near Hanover. They marry and she goes to live with him in Britain. And what does his mother say about that?" Oh Len, a German Bride! ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The League and the Charter

    by John Catling ...
    The League and the Charter – John Catling's new novel Britain 1845: The Anti-Corn Law League, run by business interests guiding the industrial revolution, wants to scrap taxes on wheat imports – making bread cheaper and keeping wages low. The Charter, supported by radicals, reformers, and trade unionists, wants reform of the constitution and an end to the hunger and poverty of the working class. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Nicking Hercules's Head

    Tales from Kassel

    by John Catling ...
    Five would-be criminals from Kassel try to hit the big money. But usually something goes wrong. This not-very-serious collection of eleven short stories based in Kassel, Germany, is not a guide book to this German town and is very much fiction. However, it may make you smile - or even laugh. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • George Wickham

    by John Catling ...
    Remember Pride and Prejudice? George Wickham, cheat, seducer, gambler, swindler, the man who never pays his debts? Wickham runs off to London with Lydia Bennet, but wealthy super-gentleman Fitzwilliam Darcy, who wants to marry her sister Elizabeth, puts up the cash to enable George and Lydia to marry. And then? This is a story of human life in peace and war in early 19th century England, where ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Sense and Common Sense

    by John Catling ...
    What happened to Jane Austen's heroines Elinor and Marianne? And little sister Margaret? Set in England in the years from 1820 to 1841, this novel tells of how these three women and their husbands found their way through life. And did they meet any other of Jane's characters on the way? ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

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    Grantchester Mysteries 1

    by James Runcie ...
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    The first of the Grantchester Mysteries, and inspiration for the PBS/Masterpiece television series, finds Vicar Sidney Chambers beginning his career, as both a spiritual leader and a detective.It is 1953, the coronation year of Queen Elizabeth II . Sidney Chambers, vicar of Grantchester and honorary canon of Ely Cathedral, is a thirty-two-year-old bachelor. Tall, with dark brown hair, eyes the ... Read more

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  • The Secret Diaries Of Miss Anne Lister: Vol. 1

    I Know My Own Heart

    by Anne Lister ...
    Book 251 - Virago Modern Classics
    'Engaging, revealing, at times simply astonishing: Anne Lister's diaries are an indispensable read for anyone interested in the history of gender, sexuality, and the intimate lives of women' SARAH WATERS'The Lister diaries are the Dead Sea Scrolls of lesbian history; they changed everything. By resurrecting them and editing them with such loving attention and intelligence, Helena Whitbread has ... Read more

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  • Prince of Spies

    by Alex Gerlis ...
    Book 1 - The Richard Prince Thrillers
    Find the truth; risk everything. A gripping WWII spy novel full of intrigue and peril from a modern master.1942: A German spy comes ashore on a desolate stretch of Lincolnshire beach. But he is hunted down by a young detective, Richard Prince. The secret services have need of a man like him...In occupied Europe, Denmark is a hotbed of problems for British intelligence. Rumours of a war-ending ... Read more

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  • Only Time Will Tell

    Book 1 - The Clifton Chronicles
    From the internationally bestselling author Jeffrey Archer comes Only Time Will Tell, the first in the ambitious Clifton Chronicles series that tells the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph.The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1920, with the words "I was told that my father was killed in the war." A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew ... Read more

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  • The Riddle of the Third Mile

    by Colin Dexter ...
    Book 6 - Inspector Morse Mysteries
    The Riddle of the Third Mile is the sixth novel in Colin Dexter's Oxford-set detective series.The thought suddenly occurred to Morse that this would be a marvellous time to murder a few of the doddery old bachelor dons. No wives to worry about their whereabouts; no landladies to whine about the unpaid rents. In fact nobody would miss most of them at all . . .By the 16th of July the Master of ... Read more

    $11.49 USD

  • London Belles

    by Annie Groves ...
    London Belles is a tale of four very different young women thrown together by war. Finding freedom and independence – as well as love, passion and heartbreak – for the very first time, a unique bond is formed as the hostilities take their toll on Britain.United by chance, bound together in times of needWhen tragedy strikes, Olive is forced to seek lodgers. Three girls come knocking at her door, ... Read more

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