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Dacre's War is a story of personal and political vengeance... Ten years after the battle of Flodden, Adam Crozier, head of his clan and of an increasingly powerful alliance of Borderers, learns for sure that it was Lord Thomas Dacre - now the most powerful man in the north of England - who ordered his father's murder. He determines to take his revenge. As a fighting man, Crozier would like nothing better than to bring Dacre down face to face but his wife Louise advises him that he must use more subtle methods. So he sets out to engineer Dacre's downfall by turning the machinery of the English court against him. A vivid and fast-moving tale of political intrigue and heartache, Dacre's War is a fascinating portrait of the historical Scottish and English borderlands, a place were there is never any chance of peace. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781846973413 • Author: Rosemary Goring • Publisher: Polygon • Format: Paperback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 19.9 x 13 x 3.5cm

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Delve into all the most mysterious and enormous range of paranormal phenomena with Dr Peter McCue as he examines the theory that certain areas seem to be hot-spots for such occurrences... From the A75 and B721 roads in southern Scotland to the Blue Bell Hill area in Kent, explore the sightings of apparitional vehicles, encounters with 'colliding apparitions', 'phantom hitch-hikers' and much, much more. Decide how much you believe in this debate of evidence and theories in a citical but open-minded way - as a welcome addition to the genre. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780750984386• Author: Peter A McCue• Publisher: The History Press• Format: Paperback• Pages: 176• Dimensions: 23 x 16 x 1.5cm

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Taking you on an extraordinary journey throughout Wales, this book reveals some extraordinary hidden secrets around adventure, legends and places of origin that shapes the unique history of Wales. From stories on the Turlough Lake to the Tsunami of the 1600s, the ancient mines of Great Orme and even Tom Jones' phone box, this book covers it all. This array of facts and stories presents both surprising and interesting knowledge into what makes Wales such a remarkable country! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781910821329• Author: Alison Jenkins • Publisher: Rydon Publishing• Format: Hardback• Pages: 144• Dimensions: 17.9 x 1.5 x 13.7 cm

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From Tudor oyster peddlers and Victorian pie and mash shops, to supper clubs and pop-up food markets, Britain's capital is, and always has been, a tantalising draw for those who live to eat. Leah Hyslop's love letter to London is a joyful celebration of its food culture, featuring wonderful recipes inspired by and invented in the city. Including Chelsea buns, smoked eel toasties, Brick Lane curry, East End bagels and Paddington's bread and butter pudding! Food and drink are as woven with London's history as the Thames, and so Leah weaves in a raft of evocative and entertaining stories drawn from the past and present, provides beautiful food maps. As well as invaluable guides to the best bakeries, unmissable pubs, quirky historic restaurants and more. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781472949059• Author: Leah Hyslop• Publisher: Absolute Press• Format: Hardback• Pages: 302• Dimensions: 25.2 x 19.5 x 3cm

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Please note - This book is written in Welsh. It's Rabbit's birthday, and everyone has come to sing 'Happy Birthday' and make her day extra special. Turn the pages and sing along with the animal friends to discover all the exciting birthday surprises waiting inside. Personalize this book with the birthday boy or girl's name! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781849670449• Author: Bethan Mair { Susie Linn• Publisher: Rily• Format: Paperback• Pages: 25• Dimensions: 25.5 x 25.5cm

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The city of Oxford has a long and prosperous history. First mentioned by name in 912 as one of the 'burghs' or fortified places that King Alfred and his descendants had constructed to protect Wessex from the Vikings, Oxford has played a significant part in many of the great historical events that have shaped the country. In the twelfth century the University of Oxford began to take shape, establishing the city as a centre of learning, which remains today. Join the author on a nostalgic trip around historic Oxford, showcasing some of the finest buildings and streets in this quintessentially English university city. Arranged geographically, starting in Carfax, the reader journeys through the streets of Oxford to the rivers Cherwell and Thames. City of Oxford Through Time is sure to reawaken nostalgic memories for many. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445609980• Author: Stanley C. Jenkins• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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Taking you through the year day by day, "The Canterbury Book of Days" contains a quirky, eccentric, amusing or important event or fact from different periods of history, many of which had a major impact on the religious and political history of England as a whole. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of Canterbury's archives, it will delight residents and visitors alike.

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Please note - This book is written in Welsh.Grown-ups surely have all the fun as they must eat sweets every day, climb the biggest trees and watch cartoons till their eyes go square. But do they really... Inspired by Tim Minchin's hit song When I Grow Up from Matilda - The Musical, the book takes a humorous yet moving look at adult life from a child's perspective. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781849670562• Author: Tim Minchin• Publisher: Rily• Format: Paperback• Pages: 32• Dimensions: 26 x 26 x 1cm

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Bounded by the River Dee in the west and by the River Mersey in the east, the Wirral peninsula is a remarkable place. The Wirral Through Time is a rare insight into the amazingly diverse history of this part of the country, a mishmash of both ancient and modern artefacts and locations that are often overlooked by the casual observer. Reproduced in full colour, this is an exciting examination of the Wirral, its towns and villages, and what they meant to its residents throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445661568• Author: Daniel K. Longman• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 93• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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Please note - This book is written in Welsh. Rabbit was hopping home one day when he heard a loud voice coming from inside his burrow. I'M THE GIANT JUMPEREE AND I'M SCARY AS CAN BE! But who is the Giant Jumperee? A new read-aloud classic from internationally bestselling author Julia Donaldson, beautifully brought to life by award-winning illustrator Helen Oxenbury. A Welsh translation by Mererid Hopwood. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781849673822• Author: Julia Donaldson• Publisher: Rily• Format: Paperback• Dimensions: 28.5 x 23.5cm

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Please note - This book is written in Welsh. Once upon a time, there was a lonely old man called Geppetto. He wished that he had a son to love and keep him company, so he carved himself a puppet that looked just like a little boy and called it Pinocchio. Join Pinocchio on his adventures in this retelling of Carlo Collodi's classic tale. A Welsh adaptation by Eleri Huws for Early Years and Foundation Phase children. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781849673839• Author: Carlo Collodi• Publisher: Rily• Format: Paperback• Dimensions: 25.5 x 25.5cm

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The much-visited city of Winchester will be well known for King Alfred’s statue, the Great Hall and Jane Austen’s final resting place. However, woven into its long and remarkable history are hidden gems of little-known stories, from the bishop who had a vision of King Arthur on one Winchester hill, to the sorry fate of an Anglo-Saxon earl who lost his head on another; from an empress fighting for the Crown, to the eventful life of one medieval Jewish family; from the horrors of the Black Death, to the opulence of a Tudor royal wedding. Centuries of commerce and culture, religion and war have shaped the city. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445671857• Author: Anne-Louise Barton { Elizabeth Hill-Golding• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 95• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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For 183 years, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. has been the lifeline to the island, providing passenger and freight services for the island. Almost into the twentieth century, the ships were primarily paddle steamers but screw steamers took over then. In 1962, the first ro-ro ferries arrived and by the late 1990s catamarans were being used, offering a huge increase in speed. The ships saw service during both wars and IOMSP vessels carried about one in fourteen of all the soldiers rescued at Dunkirk. After numerous changes of owners, the IOMSP is now owned by Portuguese investment banks but continues to dominate the Irish Sea routes to the Isle of Man, despite the competition from air transport. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445614281• Author: Ian Collard• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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The war of 1914-18 changed Britain forever. The movement for Irish Home Rule strengthened, women were in jobs they had never done before and, at the end of the war, were granted the vote for the first time. Political and military careers were won and lost and in all of these, Winchester played its part. Whilst this is a book about the Great War, that terrible conflagration which claimed so many lives, it is also expertly covers how that war touched the citizens of Winchester. It can be said that every city, town, village and hamlet contributed to the war effort but some cities, of which Winchester is certainly one, were of crucial importance to the final victory. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781783463299• Author: John J. Eddleston• Publisher: Pen { Sword• Format: Paperback• Pages: 103• Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.5 x 1cm

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Scotland was of grave strategic importance during the war because of its geographical position and its capital was the location of a significant number of important military and civil organisations. Edinburgh Castle became the HQ of the Scottish Home Forces whilst the Forth was a vitally important port and was heavily protected even before the start of the war. Its importance was marked by its attracting the first air raid of the war on mainland Britain when a force of German bombers was sent to attack naval shipping in the Forth on 16th October 1939. The raid was intercepted by the RAF which shot down at least two bombers and the entire action was witnessed by many civilians on the ground. The raid also caused the first civilian casualties when two women were injured in Edinburgh and two men machine-gunned in Portobello. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781473879638• Author: Craig Armstrong• Publisher: Pen { Sword• Format: Paperback• Pages: 216• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16 x 1.5cm

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York in 50 Buildings explores the history of York through a selection of its greatest architectural treasures. From the magnificent medieval York Minster to the first neoclassical building in Europe, this unique study celebrates York’s architectural heritage in a new and accessible way. Local architectural historian and photographer Andrew Graham guides the reader on a tour of the city’s historic buildings and modern architectural projects. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445674087• Author: Andrew Graham• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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A Mersey ferry was recorded in the Domesday Book, and for around a thousand years, they have plied between Birkenhead and Wallasey on the Wirral and Liverpool. The sail and man-powered craft gave way to steam ferries in 1815. In this book, Ian Collard tells the story of the Mersey ferries, concentrating on the steam and diesel powered eras from 1815 to the present day and including such famous ferries as Iris and Daffodil, which were involved in the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918. The Mersey ferries have been immortalized in song, and even today, with the various tunnels under the Mersey, the three survivors of today, Snowdrop, Royal Iris of the Mersey and Royal Daffodil, are still being used by locals and tourists alike. Using around 160 old and new images, he tells the story of the Ferries across the Mersey, showing a river that was once teeming with ships but is now much quieter. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445613338• Author: Ian Collard• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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Liverpool’s proud and distinctive identity is embodied in the buildings that have shaped the city. Liverpool in 50 Buildings explores the extraordinary history of this rich and vibrant community through a selection of its greatest architectural treasures. From its humble thirteenth-century origins, Liverpool grew rapidly to become the greatest port in the British Empire outside London, but by 1980 the city was seemingly in terminal decline: its population had more than halved, its infrastructure and economy were decaying, and its political leaders were leading the city towards complete collapse. Today though, Liverpool is experiencing a renaissance; it has one of the fastest-growing economies in Britain, it has been a European Capital of Culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445658957• Author: Ian Collard• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 95• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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Belfast (Irish: Beal Feirste ‘mouth of the sandbank ford’) is the capital city of Northern Ireland. The site of Belfast has been described as ‘not built on a perfect site’ given that the original settlement was located on low-lying land on the Co. Antrim side of the River Lagan. It was during the Victorian period that wealthy business owners moved out of the old town and built grand villas on the hills surrounding the city. There are views of big houses, grand public buildings and churches, schools, public transport including trams, trolleybuses and steam trains, factories and suburbia. Many of these scenes are remarkably unchanged and much of the character of the bustling industrial city remains, while many locations have been swept away and are unrecognisable following recent redevelopments. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445636320• Format: Paperback• Author: Aidan Campbell• Publisher: Amberley Publishing• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm.

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From its earliest days during the Roman occupation when it was known as Venta Belgarum, to its current status as an important seat of learning and county town of Hampshire, Winchester has a proud and distinctive identity. It also boasts regal connections right up until the reign of Charles II and a 900-year-plus military presence from William I until the 1980s. This extraordinary history is embodied in the rich architecture that has shaped this beautifully preserved city, famed for its Gothic cathedral. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781445671758• Author: Garth Groombridge { Kirsty Kinnaird• Publisher: Amberley Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1cm

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