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Pomfret: Short Stories By Brian Lewis
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Pomfret is the medieval name for Pontefract in Yorkshire, a place rich in history. Now it is the title of a book of short stories about the town, written by Yorkshire writers and illustrated by... More > Yorkshire artists. A beautiful woman at the Liquorice Fair faces a supernatural killer. One family mourns its lost hero. Another family does battle with a witch. A man with a dying wife begins a guilty affair with a fellow choir member. Visiting the town’s museum brings terrifying visions of slaughter to a bored teenager. Council officials wage war on hens. A railway signal box becomes the new centre of the Universe. Drunken youths out on a spree gain super powers – at a price! A vengeful stranger encounters a mysterious girl. A prime minister’s visit is unexpectedly marred by a practical joke. Tragedy, comedy, wonderment and sex – all with a Yorkshire accent.< Less
Politically Correct By Gareth Allen & Gareth Allen
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In 2009, as Gordon Brown's government lurched into freefall and the BNP tasted unprecedented electoral success, one man drew a line in the sand. As MPs busied themselves with their expense receipts,... More > Gareth Allen decided to take on the political parties and launch an independent bid for parliament. POLITICALLY CORRECT is the story of how Gareth took on a cabinet minister and the combined might of the Westminster establishment.< Less
Politically Correct By Gareth Allen
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In 2009, as Gordon Brown's government lurched into freefall and the BNP tasted unprecedented electoral success, one man drew a line in the sand. As MPs busied themselves with their expense receipts,... More > Gareth Allen decided to take on the political parties and launch an independent bid for parliament. POLITICALLY CORRECT is the story of how Gareth took on a cabinet minister and the combined might of the Westminster establishment.< Less
The Golden Age of Brian Lewis By Reinhold Behringer
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This book is published to honour the artist, poet and publisher Brian Lewis of Pontefract at the occasion of his 80th birthday, which he celebrated on 12 December 2016. It is built from photographs... More > which were taken during some of the numerous events which Brian had organised between the years 2008 and 2016. These photographs document the wide variety of Brian's engagement in artistic and social endeavours, always including the community and encouraging participation from others and mentoring their contributions in the most positive way imaginable.< Less
The Devil's Jig By Malc Cowle
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Mike Hand gets caught up in the rivalry between two music festivals which is threatening to upset the idyllic rural harmony of his adopted Dentingdale. A host of well-drawn characters from the Dale... More > and from Mike’s former life play out an absorbing tale that moves effortlessly between the bar of ‘The Sun’ and the glorious landscape beyond. As the plot unfolds, Mike becomes the innocent victim of a hit-and-run accident that develops into an excellent ‘whodunit’ and ultimately a surprising denouement involving his friends, his son Tom, a clever Mancunian copper and even a former lover. This tale cannot fail to fascinate and enthral its readers, even one who doesn’t keep up with the latest rumours circulating in ‘The Sun’. Bob Pontefract Gawthrop, Dentdale< Less
The Paradise Mystery By J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
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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: Joseph Smith Fletcher (7 February 1863 – 30 January... More > 1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction, and was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the "Golden Age".Fletcher was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, the son of a clergyman. His father died when he was eight months old, and after which his grandmother raised him on a farm in Darrington, near Pontefract. He was educated at Silcoates School in Wakefield, and after some study of law, he became a journalist.At age 20, Fletcher began working in journalism, as a sub-editor in London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._S._Fletcher< Less
The Chestermarke Instinct By J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
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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: Joseph Smith Fletcher (7 February 1863 – 30 January... More > 1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction, and was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the "Golden Age".Fletcher was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, the son of a clergyman. His father died when he was eight months old, and after which his grandmother raised him on a farm in Darrington, near Pontefract. He was educated at Silcoates School in Wakefield, and after some study of law, he became a journalist.At age 20, Fletcher began working in journalism, as a sub-editor in London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._S._Fletcher< Less
Don't Look Back in Anger By Andy Evans
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30 East Drive Chequerfield, Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Scene of the most violent Poltergeist activity ever recorded in Europe during the late 1960's and early 1970's. Join me in my quest to uncover... More > finally the truth behind this famous haunting. With over 50 overnight stays inside the house I offer out my findings as to what actually resides now within the empty walls. Was the spirit of 'The Black Monk' still prevalent within the house? Forty years on the stories continue. Don't Look Back in Anger takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride into a world of paranormal activity which remains today. Enjoy the read, enjoy the journey and enjoy the time I spent at 30 East Drive< Less
Amours De Voyage By Arthur Hugh Clough
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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: Arthur Hugh Clough (/klʌf/ KLUF; 1 January 1819 – 13... More > November 1861) was an English poet, an educationalist, and the devoted assistant to ground-breaking nurse Florence Nightingale. He was the brother of suffragist Anne Clough, who became principal of Newnham College, Cambridge.Arthur Clough was born in Liverpool to James Butler Clough, a cotton merchant of Welsh descent, and Anne Perfect, from Pontefract in Yorkshire. In 1822 the family moved to the United States, and Clough's early childhood was spent mainly in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1828 Clough and his older brother Charles returned to England to attend school in Chester. Holidays were often spent at Beaumaris. In 1829 Clough began attending Rugby School, then under Thomas Arnold, whose strenuous views on life and education he accepted. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Hugh_Clough< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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