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A Tour of Dartmoor's Crosses By R J Weeks
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In this brand new book on the stone crosses of Dartmoor, existing facts and stories are brought up to date with new finds. Fully illustrated and clearly organised for easy exploration, this guide... More > brings to life these interesting monuments for the modern walker.< Less
Landscapes of Devon & Dartmoor England By Christopher Salmon
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This book gives a photographic glimps of Devon UK. From rugged coastline to the wilderness of Dartmoor.
From an Obtuse Angle By david needham
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The life and works of Eden Phillpotts, one of the most prolific English authors of the Victorian/Edwardian era, written as objectively as possible by a Phillpotts enthusiast.
From an Obtuse Angle By david needham
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The life and works of Eden Phillpotts, one of the most prolific English authors of the Victorian/Edwardian era, written as objectively as possible by a Phillpotts enthusiast.
Off the Beaten Track (Annotated Edition) By John Trevena
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Trevena's tale takes place in the moor-side parish of Scarthorn and its village of Lendon. The local pub, known simply as The Frog, is a meeting place named for a huge stuffed frog that is... More > grotesquely displayed there; the preserved carcass is closely connected with the history of one of the characters and holds a secret as well. After 40 years, Henry Lewenden returns to this location, his childhood home, as a stranger even though he is a member of an esteemed family. Because Henry is effectively an outsider, many of the village folk are suspicious of his intentions. He announces that he will conduct an experiment in simple living and takes up residence at a modest cottage to prove it. Henry meets and interacts with numerous people in the village, including Richard Blisland and his two unmarried daughters, Carrie and Julia. Henry asks Carrie Blisland to assist him in writing a book and they develop an amiable relationship. Will their friendship blossom into romance or will he be forced out of town alone?< Less
The Phoenix of Stoneycroft Lodge By Angela Elizabeth Lord
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Everyone living in the Coombe Hill area of Dartmoor had been left in shock following the fire that had razed Stoneycroft Lodge to the ground. Nothing could have prepared them for the events that were... More > to follow when Arthur Stanhope, a detested businessman, purchased the site.< Less
DEVIL'S TOR By David Lindsay
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'Devil's Tor', published in 1932, is the undoubted masterpiece of David Lindsay. Many of the extraordinary and disturbing themes of 'A Voyage to Arcturus' are explored more deeply and expressed more... More > clearly in it. The story describes the mental processes and experiences of various people drawn by an active Fate to Devil's Tor, a minor Dartmoor height. Lives are ended, shattered and transformed by truly cosmic forces. Nowhere in printed English is the working of the Unseen in living minds more vividly drawn than in David Lindsay; and nowhere in Lindsay more magnificently than in 'Devil's Tor'.< Less
Loving Victoria By Paula George
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During his life as a lawyer, Cranford Yates made dangerous enemies. So dangerous that they vowed to wipe out his whole family. They eventually catch up with him one snowy evening on Dartmoor. True to... More > their word they murder everyone in the house, except for his daughter Victoria, who is saved by the foul smelling stable hand Zac Stanton. Desperately in love with her, Stanton takes her to his home in a small village where he believes she is safe. But there is danger even in this quiet spot, not only from the men who are hunting her but also from a particularly spiteful and vicious woman. Zac soon finds that loving Victoria is a tricky business.< Less
Loving Victoria By Paula George
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During his life as a lawyer, Cranford Yates made dangerous enemies. So dangerous that they vowed to wipe out his whole family. They eventually catch up with him one snowy evening on Dartmoor. True to... More > their word they murder everyone in the house, except for his daughter Victoria, who is saved by the foul smelling stable hand Zac Stanton. Desperately in love with her, Stanton takes her to his home in a small village where he believes she is safe. But there is danger even in this quiet spot, not only from the men who are hunting her but also from a particularly spiteful and vicious woman. Zac soon finds that loving Victoria is a tricky business.< Less
The Missing Earring By David Beard
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The naked body of a young woman was found lying in the river Dart on Dartmoor. Her face had been destroyed; her jewellery had been removed, with the exception of one earring. There was no clue as... More > to her identity. DCI Dexter Smalacombe and his sergeant began their investigations at a nearby pub and picked up on local gossip. They discovered that a couple, both famous actors, had moved into the manor house and held wild parties. This gave the detectives a lead. This was followed by a request for information on a missing woman, which gave them a break through. The young woman’s murderer was quickly identified but then there was a second murder. It was clearly connected with the first but it uncovered a host of complex issues. They found disputes between landowners, blackmail, drug habits, prostitution, connections with a London thug and people who were not who they pretended to be. All characters, and the hamlet of Longtor, are fictional.< Less

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