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Saint…or Sinner? By Kathleen Bartholomew
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'She was 17 years old when Reverend James came to the Baptist Chapel in her town for an introductory service.' Into Kate's life strode the charismatic Reverend James, and for her things will never... More > be the same again. Set against the backdrop of the industrial East Midlands, Kathleen Bartholomew's semi-autobiographical novella weaves its powerful themes of religion and rites of passage, taking the reader on an emotional journey before reaching its stark conclusion.< Less
Turned Out Nice Again By Deborah Tyler-Bennett
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Deborah Tyler-Bennett’s collection of stories draws deeply on that tradition. Inspired by the music halls and variety, these stories chronicle the lives of a linked group of characters in the... More > East Midlands in the heyday of musical comedy. Alf and Shirl, Vi, Courtney and Bean (“the boys most likely to…”) Beryl, and the redoubtable Grandwem are all expertly drawn and brought to life in these pages, their trials and triumphs, tragedies and tribulations.< Less
By The Way By Eric Hibbert
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Brought up with the brutalities of life in 'the pits', the cut and thrust of the building trade and the random acts of violence perpetrated by sickness and war, you would think that life would be... More > about survival. Think again. With a dash of humour, a slice of humility and a large helping of faith this life offers a recipe for living.< Less
Oakham In Bloom Portfolio 2008 By Oakham In Bloom
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The portfolio of Oakham In Bloom for 2008 to supplement the information for the East Midlands In Bloom competition judging. A guide to the floral displays and enviromental aspects of Rutland's... More > county town - the smallest county in England.< Less
A History of the Attwell Family 1640-1890 By Bill Attwell
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This is the second in a series of three books covering the history of the Attwell family. Now in its second edition, and considerably updated, this volume extends over 250 years, and recounts the... More > lives of six generations of Attwells during the period 1640 - 1890. The book reveals how a Master of the Waxchandler's Company knew King Charles II, and how the royal association ultimately led to our ancestor's downfall. It shows how the family then moved from London to the Midlands. There they settled and prospered successively as school teachers, a staymaker and then as watchmakers, returning eventually to London where they became probably the foremost family of butchers in the capital. This volume not only describes their lives, but also provides detailed biographical information, numerous family trees, Wills, inventories, details of land dealings and much other fascinating information. Essential reading for all Attwell Family Historians, and an ideal birthday or Christmas gift.< Less
IS THAT YOU MR CLOONEY? By S. Kadison
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S. Kadison has been a teacher for over twenty years and draws on this experience in several stories. Born in Germany, Kadison came to England as an infant and was raised in a small village in Kent.... More > Moving to Bristol as a science student and then later holding jobs in the north-east, the Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester, Kadison’s writing is informed by the cultural uniformity discovered within this variety. This is the author’s first collection of stories.< Less
An Analysis of the Application of Contractual Principles in Criminal Contexts By Joseph Harvey
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An Analysis of the Application of Contractual Principles in Criminal Contexts is a look at the potential overlap between two very different areas of the law. It looks at how the law of contract has... More > developed as a result of criminal cases and whether or not it is appropriate to import other principles from one area to the other. Joe Harvey is a solicitor in private practice in the East Midlands practicing in the field of Criminal Law. He also lectures Contract Law at De Montfort University, Leicester.< Less
An Analysis of the Application of Contractual Principles in Criminal Contexts By Joseph Harvey
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An Analysis of the Application of Contractual Principles in Criminal Contexts is a look at the potential overlap between two very different areas of the law. It looks at how the law of contract has... More > developed as a result of criminal cases and whether or not it is appropriate to import other principles from one area to the other. Joe Harvey is a solicitor in private practice in the East Midlands practicing in the field of Criminal Law. He also lectures Contract Law at De Montfort University, Leicester.< Less
Victorian Novels Series: Felix Holt the Radical By George Eliot
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As the story starts, the reader is introduced to the nostalgic community of Treby in the English Midlands in 1832, around the time of the First Reform Act. Harold Transome, a local landowner, has... More > returned home after a fifteen-year trading career in the Far East. Wealthy from trade, he stands for election to Parliament from the county seat of North Loamshire. But contrary to his family's Tory traditions, he intends to stand as a Radical. This alienates him from his traditional allies and causes despair for his mother, Mrs. Transome. Harold Transome gains the support of his Tory uncle, the Rector of Little Treby, and enlists the help of his family lawyer, Matthew Jermyn, as an electioneering agent. Much of his electioneering is focused in Treby Magna. In this village resides Felix Holt, who has recently returned from extensive travels in Glasgow to live with his mother. He meets with Rev. Rufus Lyon, a Dissenting minister in Treby Magna, and his stepdaughter, Esther.< Less
Eagerly Blonde By Nicky Kent
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Nicky is single, 30 something, holding down her average job and living a rather quiet life in a seemingly sleepy town in the East Midlands. She’s attractive, and she likes to dress well, and... More > she is just beginning to find her feet sexually. Just lately she has started to worry that her life has become just a little too safe and predictable. Especially compared to her chaotic next-door neighbour, Sasha who soon becomes her partner in crime. Sasha has a drink problem, and she’s addicted to sex with strangers. She earns her living selling sex, working from home, and charging low rates to keep herself busy. The story begins when Nicky waylays one of Sasha’s clients, Ricky, on his way to an appointment. Unlike most of Sasha’s visitors, Ricky is a charming, good-looking, well-educated professional, and Nicky finds it easy to seduce him. Before she knows it, Nicky finds herself being drawn into Sasha's illicit sexual world< Less