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Snowdrop By Rik Roots
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For most people, Christmas is a time of joy; for some it has become a time of lonely sorrow. For Snowdrop, Christmas is about to become a timeless place of fear, horror – and unimaginable... More > loss. On the hill above the Marshes, someone watches; some thing waits ...< Less
A Place Called Hope By Emma Batten
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A desolate settlement, known as Hope, is home to three very different young women. They each tell the stories of their lives. Anna is curious to discover the secrets of the marsh and ignores the... More > storyteller's warnings. Jessica disapproves of her frivolous cousin but can she resist temptation? Christen feels trapped by the bleak marsh and longs to escape. A fictional story of life on Romney Marsh in the sixteenth century.< Less
Still Water By Paul Brasington
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Driving alone in an isolated country lane at night a woman is halted by a dying sheep in the road and is helped by a stranger. She is drawn to the man and as their relationship develops both must... More > bring their dark histories to the light, dreaming of a mutual transformation of their lives. Lyrical and disturbing, Still Water is a love song for Romney Marsh, an isolated and moody place of ragged farmland, ditches, ancient churches and grim stories. This short poetic novel is a meditation too on the trappings of the past and the hope of redemption, laced with mystery, strange nature and the apprehension of beauty through troubled humanity.< Less
Dr. Syn Series By Russell Thorndyke
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Contains the following stories: A Smuggler Tale of Romney Marsh, Dr. Syn on The High Seas, Dr. Syn Returns, The Amazing Quest of Dr. Syn, The Further Adventures of Dr. Syn, The Shadow of Dr. Syn
Doctor Syn By Russell Thorndyke
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A FICTION HOUSE PRESS FACSIMILE REPRINT--A STIRRING ADVENTURE TALE OF THE ROMNEY MARSH "Dr. Syn", a novel of adventure, the scene of which is laid in Kent in the days of George III.... More > Romney Marsh, the lonely region where much of the action takes place, was continually visited by night riders, fiendish figures dimly seen by the glow from the Jack-o'-lanterns which they carried. In the village lived a person scarcely less mysterious than they--a genial, kindly vicar, who sang quite inappropriate snatches of pirate songs. The refrain which fell oftenest from his lips was the favorite chanty of the redoutable pirate chief, Clegg, hanged, according to rumor, a decade before.< Less
Hop Cultivation By Charles Whitehead
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Sir Charles Whitehead, Kt., F.L.S., F.G.S. (1834 – 1912) was born in Kent and educated at Tonbridge School. He was for many years involved in agriculture, farming 250 acres of hops, fruit and... More > wheat in mid-Kent and a further 240 acres of grazing land on Romney Marsh. He gave up farming in 1879 but continued his work with the Royal Agricultural Society which he had joined in 1857. He wrote many papers and reports for the Royal Agricultural Society's Journal particularly on market gardening, hop cultivation, fruit farming, potato culture and the agriculture of Kent.< Less