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The Uttermost Farthing By Marie Belloc Lowndes
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Marie Adelaide Elizabeth Rayner Lowndes, née Belloc (5... More > August 1868 – 14 November 1947), was a prolific English novelist.Active from 1898 until her death, she had a literary reputation for combining exciting incident with psychological interest. Two of her works were adapted for the screen.Born in Marylebone, London and raised in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France, Mrs Belloc Lowndes was the only daughter of French barrister Louis Belloc and English feminist Bessie Parkes. Her younger brother was Hilaire Belloc, whom she wrote of in her last work, The Young Hilaire Belloc (published posthumously in 1956). Her paternal grandfather was the French painter Jean-Hilaire Belloc, and her maternal great-great-grandfather was Joseph Priestley. In 1896, she married Frederick Sawrey A. Lowndes (1868–1940). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Adelaide_Belloc_Lowndes< Less
A Flat Iron for a Farthing (Illustrated Edition) By Juliana Horatia Ewing
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Beautifully illustrated work first published in 1873, by the prolific author of children's stories. Her tales, which have hardly been excelled in sympathetic insight into childlife, still enjoy... More > undiminished popularity.< Less
The Kosmic Symphony -Volume 1 By Eric Coxall
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‘The Kosmic Symphony’ is a holistic approach which examines the evolution of our social, religious and cultural world, our physical and scientific world and finally our inner mind or... More > subjective reality. This book identifies where many of our beliefs and traditions originate. These have been imposed on us by religious authorities, politics, large corporations and institutions. We absorb these ideas without our conscious awareness or control, they can lead to wars and fundamentalism. Science has transformed our understanding of the universe, life and the mind. With this new world-view we have the knowledge to reach our full potential and progress into a new era of self –actualisation and enlightenment. Volume 1 -covers the ascent of humanity into the classical world. Followed by a decent to the dark ages when humans become puppets of Gods, Priests and Kings. Volume 2 brings the thesis forward from the reformation.< Less
CHARIOTS OF WRATH By SAM WHITWORTH
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Chariots of Wrath is the story of one man’s passion for all things mechanical – and in particular aircraft, which he fell in love with after his first flight in 1935 when his father took... More > the family to see one of Sir Alan Cobham’s legendary Flying Circus demonstrations at Brighouse, in Yorkshire. Here he was taken up in a ‘giant airliner’ age nine years old – and he was hooked. Not long after the author started work as a young apprentice with the famous Blackburn Aircraft Company which had a factory near his new home on the outskirts of Leeds. From that day to the end of his working life, except for a brief career in the Leeds Police Force, Mounted Division and his wartime duties as a tank driver, Sam Whitworth rose through the ranks of a number of celebrated aircraft companies to become a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautic Society. Within these pages are marvellous stories of the aeroplanes and aeronautical events that he has been associated with.< Less
PLANES, AIMS AND HAPPINESS By Len Woodgate
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As a schoolboy the only thing Len Woodgate wanted to do was to join the RAF. He achieved this at the tender age of 16, by becoming a member of the 49th Entry of the RAF Halton Apprenticeship scheme.... More > Then followed a full career in the RAF where he later gained a commission. As well as the UK, he was posted on several overseas tours. He finished his service by taking charge of the Aerospace Museum at Cosford and prepared it to be taken over as part of the Royal Air Force Museum. Now, aged 87, Len Woodgate is a remarkable man who has lived an equally remarkable life. His mind is still as sharp as a razor and his memory is still crystal clear. Numerous of Len’s exploits and achievements are related within his book.< Less
RECOLLECTIONS of Around the World in 50 Years By Ken Pearson
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Ken Pearson was born in Mexborough, South Yorkshire on 16th February 1930. He was the son of William and Edith Pearson and had an older sister Florence and a younger brother called Leonard. He... More > started work on 14th February 1944 aged 14, as an Apprentice fitter and had many changes of job over his lifetime which took him to different parts of the UK, but also all over the world. He went to Canada, then to New York by bus; then back to the UK via the Queen Mary. He travelled to Venezuela, Singapore, Borneo, Japan, the Philippines, Germany, Nigeria, and Miami – to name just a few countries. Now happily retired in Scarborough North Yorkshire, members of Ken’s family presented him with writing materials at his 87th birthday party and suggested that, as he had had an interesting life and travelled widely all over the world, he should write his life story. Determined as ever, Ken, who says he had never written a story in his life, put pen to paper. This is that story.< Less
THE GATEHOUSE By Kim Corby
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Amber grows up carefree and content with her mother in their cosy home The Gatehouse. Happy childhood days played out in the wood and the garden of The Big House away down the drive, a place to which... More > she is always enticed, but forbidden to play, and always warned to stay away. Befriended by a gypsy boy the beguiling Jem, Amber is told she is always watched over, and never alone. Why are these words foretold? Amber’s dreams of entering The Big House are at last fulfilled by a chance encounter with an elderly gentleman out one day in the wood; a key is given, in exchange for her silence; a secret. What secrets will she unlock? Why does she never feel alone? So Amber’s journey begins. Can Amber unlock the past family love, or a family lost? Can Amber lay the past to rest and in doing so bring back the love and maybe find a love of her own? But above else all can she lay a restless spirit to finally rest in peace?< Less
THE THREE P's OF SPIRITUALITY By Sandra Grufferty
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I was brought up in the small mining village of Horden in County Durham. I took part in various sports at Peterlee Leisure Centre where I now work. Whilst studying at university I met my husband... More > Peter. We married in 2003 at Gretna Green and had a lovely celebration. I have always had a love of writing, spirituality and philosophy. This book is my first serious writing project and I decided to connect all three interests. I aim to improve myself and to try to help or inspire others. I feel life is a long term learning school and would like to offer thanks to all those who have been part of my life. My aim is to try and acknowledge a positive from every negative experience; unfortunately, I don’t always manage! Life can be tough sometimes. I really appreciate lessons from my family and our son Adam. He is the biggest inspiration in my life. If this book inspires, or makes one or two people think about the bigger picture, then I feel that the journey I have travelled so far will have been a success.< Less
SHEADER'S DAUGHTER By Malcolm Bruce
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SHEADER’S DAUGHTER is (possibly!) the fifth and final novel in the continuing saga of the Sheader family of Scarborough. It concludes young Terry Sheader’s involvement in the secret... More > service and his involvement with Whittle’s jet engine. His personal life is altered dramatically by a serious injury and the arrival of a baby daughter, all the time events being overshadowed by the presence of his deceased nurse in the spirit world. As in all my novels, the story is set against historic events which are accurate.< Less
TURQUOISE PATCH By Susan Hardy
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Turquoise Patch is a journey through the overwhelming grief following the death of both my son and husband. The collection of poetry was started in the year 2000 and through this poetry I have... More > worked through the grief of losing my darling son, Bevin Julian Martin, followed four years later by the loss of my beloved husband Trevor Stanley Martin. Bevin’s ashes are scattered on Holaman Island on the Isle of Raasay in the Western Isles. a spiritual place and some of the poems in the collection were written on the island. Trevor’s ashes are scattered on the Isle of Jura at Barn Hill where George Orwell wrote part of Nineteen Eighty Four. Much of the poetry in the collection is inspired by the beauty and power of nature. The metaphysical quality of some of the poems is influenced by the late Sorley Maclean of Raasay. The last six poems in the collection were written by Trevor and Bevin.< Less