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Woman on the Edge of Reality By Linda Parkinson-Hardman
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When Rosemary married her husband James she promised to love, honour and obey him. Over the years she has kept those promises faithfully. During the course of just one week in Cornwall she reviews... More > her life uncovering the realities that she has never really noticed before and her role in how it has worked out. In the process she discovers the Rosie that has always lain within. The novel's delicate touch lights a path to your own inner reality, giving us all a little more insight into why we do the things we do and what happens when things change.< Less
The Old Vicarage By Daphne Neville
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December 1986 and Trengillion’s residents are preparing to celebrate Christmas. On New Year’s Eve, family and friends gather around a log fire at the Old Vicarage and tell ghostly tales... More > of yesteryear. In mid-January the weather turns colder; snowflakes fall and the Cornish landscape is transformed into a white world; and with the coming of the snow, people and objects vanish into thin air, thus reviving old tales of mysterious happenings during blizzards in bygone days. The Old Vicarage is the fifth in a series of seven books set in Trengillion on the south coast of Cornwall. The series covers a period of sixty years.< Less
Footpaths on the Sea By Claire Collard
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Annie Luscombe, 16, works as a 'Bal Maiden' in a 19th century Cornish tin mine. A fine singer, she secretly dreams of going on the stage, but Josiah Marston, a 'hell-fire' preacher with his own... More > plans for Annie's future, finds her work as a housemaid, where she meets Tansy the fey little scullery maid, and Brendan the groom. "An extraordinary blend of the natural and the supernatural, of ultra-vivid descriptions of the ever-changing landscape of West Cornwall...combined with stunning accounts of psychic and spiritual experiences of many kinds...imagine a unique blend of Thomas Hardy, Mary Webb, Victoria Holt and James Herbert!" (Jane Sand B.A.Hons Lit)< Less
Light of My Life By Janet Whitehead
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Cornwall in the 1840s. Meg Deveral and her widowed father had been the victims of a great injustice, but they were powerless to right the wrong that had been committed against them. Then Jack... More > Masterman came to live in the small fishing village of Penderow. Although Jack was haunted by his own troubled past, he vowed to get justice for the Deverals. But evil forces were at work in the little Cornish fishing village, and the guilty parties would stop at nothing to protect themselves. Murder, abduction and a desperate race against time all stood in the way before Meg and Jack could finally admit what they’d known all along—that each had found in the other the one true light of their life.< Less
Footpaths on the Sea By Claire Collard
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Annie Luscombe, 16, works as a 'Bal Maiden' in a 19th century Cornish tin mine. A fine singer, she secretly dreams of going on the stage, but Josiah Marston, a 'hell-fire' preacher with his own... More > plans for Annie's future, finds her work as a housemaid, where she meets Tansy the fey little scullery maid, and Brendan the groom. "An extraordinary blend of the natural and the supernatural, of ultra-vivid descriptions of the ever-changing landscape of West Cornwall...combined with stunning accounts of psychic and spiritual experiences of many kinds...imagine a unique blend of Thomas Hardy, Mary Webb, Victoria Holt and James Herbert!" (Jane Sand B.A.Hons Lit)< Less
Beautifully Mundane By Chris Barton
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Here are some quotes from Chris Barton’s friends and family when they found out he was writing a book: “What the Hell are you writing a book for? Nobody reads nowadays.” “Who... More > is going to buy it?” “I hope I am not in it...” So here it is: ‘Beautifully Mundane’, the story of David Banks, husband, father, normal everyday guy who is never going to change the world, or climb a mountain, or even go into space, but through whose eyes we can see that there is joy to be had in the normal complexities of everyday life. We follow his journey as he takes his family away on holiday to Cornwall, and we discover how much like David Banks we all are and that the mundane is not something we should be ashamed of but we can shout from the rooftops with pride. Oh and by the way it is funny too!!< Less
The Penrose Migrations By Brian J ORR
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A serious forty year genealogical study by Maj Gen,J H Penrose from substantial corroborative notes of enquiries and visits to many National and County repositories.Included are extracts from records... More > from the 11th century onwards. It is the story of the many Penros(e) families of Cornwall through to the 17 -18C when confirmatory records became available; and the line of Penrose of Sithney and Manaccan through Rev John Penrose of St Gluvias to the modern day. It includes connections to the Vinicombe and Coode Naval families, the Arnolds of Rugby School fame , Mrs Markham and Mrs Humphrey Ward (authors). The collection of Penrose events, (bmd, wills, taxes etc) by Parish, are reproduced in the Appendices.< Less
The Lives and Times of a Cornish Family By KEVIN TONKIN
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(B/W version)This book details the lives and times of two branches of the Tonkin family. There are also brief details of other Tonkin families from Cornwall, and families with Tonkin connections.... More > Much of this book would not have been possible if it were not for the foresight of Thomas Tonkin (1678-1742) one of the leading local historians of the time. Much of his work survives including a detailed account of his family which was invaluable in the writing of this book. The aim of this book is purely my attempt to be the first (as far as I know) to write and publish a history of the family, and to present it in a readable and interesting format. I have also included various highlighted sections on the times my ancestors lived in, and various explanatory notes, comments etc regarding genealogy so I hope it may also appeal to a wider audience. Please note that this book incorporates the companion book ‘The Lords of Trevaunance’ this book (76 pages) can be purchased separately from my shop at Lulu.com< Less
The Lives and Times of a Cornish Family By KEVIN TONKIN
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(B/W version)This book details the lives and times of two branches of the Tonkin family. There are also brief details of other Tonkin families from Cornwall, and families with Tonkin connections.... More > Much of this book would not have been possible if it were not for the foresight of Thomas Tonkin (1678-1742) one of the leading local historians of the time. Much of his work survives including a detailed account of his family which was invaluable in the writing of this book. The aim of this book is purely my attempt to be the first (as far as I know) to write and publish a history of the family, and to present it in a readable and interesting format. I have also included various highlighted sections on the times my ancestors lived in, and various explanatory notes, comments etc regarding genealogy so I hope it may also appeal to a wider audience. Please note that this book incorporates the companion book ‘The Lords of Trevaunance’ this book (76 pages) can be purchased separately from my shop at Lulu.com< Less
The Song Of The Droll By Benjamin Pennick
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Raised without a father, but possessed of a talent and a character handed down to him, young Myghal fights alongside his friends, Cadwur and Arlen against the invading Fir bolg of Erui, to protect... More > their homeland of Cunoval. They do not know that their fate and their futures are irrevocably intertwined with the battle to push back a greater, far older foe, one that might bring about the end of the world? Armed with his music and with the help of the mysterious, enigmatic and beautiful Esselde, he must search deep within himself to find the person who may be able to prevent catastrophe. From far away we see the smoke Is it a fire of light or Erûi Folk? To fight for life or fight for hope Take up the sword or take the yoke With the dawn we take the field Day after day our hearts won’t yield No song of victory will you sing We fight for Howel lord and King!< Less

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