• Abandoned Villages and Ghost Towns of New England

    Abandoned villages hold mysteries that only ghosts can reveal. Read accounts forgotten places, such as flooded Flagstaff, Maine, that contains the spirits of former residents still clinging to homes now nothing more than foundations or cellar holes. Visit Dudleytown, Connecticut, where residents fell victim to demons, murder, and insanity. Stroll through Massachusetts's Dogtown Common, a dead village of witches, werewolves, and ghosts. Whether you decide to explore these ghost towns or just read about them, you will not forget the people who made them history. Some still await your arrival--if... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0764330764
    • ASIN: 0764330764
    • ISBN: 0764330764
    • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Schiffer Pub Ltd

  • Of Mice and Men

    A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression   They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dr... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0140177396
    • ASIN: 0140177396
    • ISBN: 0140177396
    • Brand: Penguin Books
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Books

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)

    The war against Voldemort is not going well; even the Muggles have been affected. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet . . . as with all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Harry receives some extraordinary help in Potions from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. And with Dumbledore's guidance, he seeks out the full, complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort -- and thus finds what may be his only vulnerability.

    • ASIN: 0439785960
    • ASIN: 0439785960
    • ISBN: 0439785960
    • Brand: Scholastic
    • Manufacturer: Scholastic Paperbacks

  • The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

    A National Geographic Best Book of the Year National BestsellerMany people dream of escaping modern life. Most will never act on it—but in 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight did just that when he left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. He would not have a conversation with another person for the next twenty-seven years.   Drawing on extensive interviews with Knight himself, journalist Michael Finkel shows how Knight lived in a tent in a secluded encampment, developing ingenious ways to store provisions and stave off frostbite during the winter... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1101911530
    • ASIN: 1101911530
    • ISBN: 9781101911532
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

  • The Most Beautiful Country Towns of England (Most Beautiful Villages Series)

    An inspirational tour and celebration of some of the most attractive small towns in the English countryside.Complementing the best-selling The Most Beautiful Villages of England, Hugh Palmer has produced a stunning sequence of images of those ancient towns in which the true heart of England lies. All the places included here embody a long, preindustrial heritage; they are also communities of a well-preserved beauty, widely visited by travelers from all parts of the world.Twenty-five of the most beguiling small towns of rural and seaside England are included. Here are market towns that have tra... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0500512353
    • ASIN: 0500512353
    • ISBN: 0500512353
    • Brand: Thames Hudson
    • Manufacturer: Thames & Hudson

  • Our Town: A Play in Three Acts (Perennial Classics)

    Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. This Pulitzer Prize–winning drama of life in the town of Grover 's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic. It is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play. It is now reissued in this handsome hardcover edition, featuring a new Foreword by Donald Margulies, who writes, "You are holding in your hands a great American play. Possibly the great American play." In addition, Tappan Wilder has written an eye-opening new Afterword, which includes Thornton Wilder's unpubl... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0060512636
    • ASIN: 0060512636
    • ISBN: 0060512636
    • Brand: Harper Perennial
    • Manufacturer: Harper Perennial Modern Classics

  • Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

    The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller (October 2018)Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing seriesAs the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were swiftly caught, including the notorious SS leader, Heinrich Himmler. Others, however, evaded capture through a sophisticated Nazi organization designed to hide them. Among those war criminals were Josef Mengele, the “Angel of Death” who performed hideous medical experiments ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1250165547
    • ASIN: 1250165547
    • ISBN: 1250165547
    • Brand: Henry Holt & Company, Inc.
    • Manufacturer: Henry Holt and Co.

  • A Fatal Secret: An absolutely gripping cozy mystery novel perfect for crime thriller fans (Ryder and Loveday, Book 4)

    Don’t miss the new gripping Ryder and Loveday mystery from global bestseller Faith Martin!Oxford, 1961 A family day out at Briar’s Hall ends in tragedy when a young boy goes missing – and his body is found at the bottom of a disused well in the orchard.It looks like a simple case of an eleven-year-old exploring where he shouldn’t: a tragic accident. But Coroner Clement Ryder and Probationary WPC Trudy Loveday aren’t convinced. If Eddie had been climbing and fallen, why were there no cuts or dirt on his hands? Why would a boy terrified of heights be around a well at all?Clement and Tr... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B07NCRB4X5
    • ASIN: B07NCRB4X5
    • Manufacturer: HQ Digital

  • Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi

    The cookbook that launched Yotam Ottolenghi as an international food celebrity If you are a fan of Plenty More, Forks Over Knives, Smitten Kitchen Every Day, or On Vegetables, you’ll love this Ottolenghi cookbook A vegetarian cookbook from the author of Jerusalem A Cookbook  and other Ottolenghi cookbooks: A must-have collection of 120 vegetarian recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi featuring exciting flavors and fresh combinations that will become mainstays for readers and eaters looking for a brilliant take on vegetables. Mastering the art of French cooking the Yotam Ottolenghi way:... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1452101248
    • ASIN: 1452101248
    • ISBN: 1452101248
    • Size: 1 EA
    • Manufacturer: Chronicle Books

  • The Pillars of the Earth: A Novel (Kingsbridge)

    View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

    • ASIN: 0451166892
    • ASIN: 0451166892
    • ISBN: 0451166892
    • Brand: Signet
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Books

  • Blood on the River: James Town, 1607

    Twelve-year-old Samuel Collier is a lowly commoner on the streets of London. So when he becomes the page of Captain John Smith and boards the Susan Constant, bound for the New World, he can’t believe his good fortune. He’s heard that gold washes ashore with every tide. But beginning with the stormy journey and his first contact with the native people, he realizes that the New World is nothing like he imagined. The lush Virginia shore where they establish the colony of James Town is both beautiful and forbidding, and it’s hard to know who’s a friend or foe. As he learns the language of ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0142409324
    • ASIN: 0142409324
    • ISBN: 0142409324
    • Brand: Puffin
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

  • The Infernal Devices, the Complete Collection: Clockwork Angel; Clockwork Prince; Clockwork Princess

    All three books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy, are now available together in a collectible paperback boxed set. The books have gorgeous new covers, maps, forewords, and bonus content.Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment. Enter the secret world of the Shadowhunters with this handsomely packaged boxed set that includes Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince, and Clockwork Princess. The villainous Mortmain and his terrifying clockwork army are on the move to destroy the Shadowhunters. Can Tessa, Jem, and Will stop his infernal plot? This complete collectible set of thre... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1481456601
    • ASIN: 1481456601
    • ISBN: 1481456601
    • Brand: Margaret K McElderry Books
    • Manufacturer: Margaret K. McElderry Books

  • The Hideaway

    Now a USA TODAY and Amazon Charts Bestseller!“A story both powerful and enchanting: a don’t-miss novel in the greatest southern traditions of storytelling.” —Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling authorWhen her grandmother’s will wrenches Sara back home to Sweet Bay, Alabama, she learns more about Margaret Van Buren in the wake of her death than she ever knew in life.After her last remaining family member dies, Sara Jenkins goes home to The Hideaway, her grandmother Mags’s ramshackle B&B in Sweet Bay. She intends to quickly tie up loose ends then return to her busy life ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B01HAK33TC
    • ASIN: B01HAK33TC
    • Brand: Thomas Nelson
    • Manufacturer: Thomas Nelson

  • Ordinary Grace: A Novel

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013 From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger, a brilliant new novel about a young man, a small town, and murder in the summer of 1961.“That was it. That was all of it. A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it. Yet I have never across the forty years since it was spoken forgotten a single word.” New Bremen, Minnesota, 1961. The Twins were playing their debut season, ice-cold root beers were selling out at the so... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B008J2G5Y6
    • ASIN: B008J2G5Y6
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Atria Books

  • In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II

    “Instantly absorbing, suspenseful, romantic, and stylish—like binge-watching a great British drama on Masterpiece Theater.” —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling authorWinner of the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel, the Macavity Award for Best Historical Novel, and the Left Coast Crime Award for Best Historical Mystery.World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions, MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cres... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1503941353
    • ASIN: 1503941353
    • ISBN: 1503941353
    • Brand: LAKE UNION
    • Manufacturer: Lake Union Publishing

  • Our Little Secret : The True Story of a Teenager Killer and the Silence of a Small New England Town

    For 20 years Daniel Paquette's murder in New Hampshire went unsolved. It remained a secret between two high school friends until Eric Windhurst's arrest in 2005. What was revealed was a crime born of adolescent

    • UPC: 13054947
    • Rating: 3.5

  • Dogtown : Death and Enchantment in a New England Ghost Town

    Winner of the 2010 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award in nonfiction and named a Must-Read Book by the Massachusetts Book Awards, "Dogtown" takes readers into an unforgettable place brimming with tragedy, eccentricity, and fascinating lore,

    • UPC: 14044211
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Walking Tour of Cheltenham, The Most Beautiful Regency Town in England - eBook

    This book is a guide to walking through the streets of Cheltenham. It is a delightful town, full of wonderful architectural gems, all of which have interesting stories to tell. It was a fashionable place

    • UPC: 615724230

  • Walking Tour of Rye, the most beautiful town in England - eBook

    Rye, 70 miles south of London, is a small town, rich in history and numerous well-preserved buildings. The town is just the right size to go on a walking tour. This guide explains every important

    • UPC: 825301663

  • Huddersfield Town: Champions of England 1923-24, 1924-25 & 1925-26 - eBook

    In the 1920s Huddersfield Town were the premier club in England. During that decade they became the first club to win the League Championship three times in a row. TThe story of Huddersfields success is

    • UPC: 748056401

  • Ipswich Town: Champions of England 1961-62 - eBook

    Giant-killers and gallant underdogs are the lifeblood of British football. Rarely, however, does a rank outsider actually win one of the big prizes. But in the 1961-62 season Ipswich Town achieved the 'impossible' and lifted

    • UPC: 375207074

  • House Stories : The Meanings of Home in a New England Town

    "Historic houses adorned with plaques populate New England like nowhere else in the country. These plaques note the construction year and original owner of the house, but they tell nothing about the rich lives of

    • UPC: 56073317

  • Poetose Notebooks: Boston: A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets, to the year, 1769 (Paperback)

    A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets, to the year, 1769: A Poetose

    • UPC: 343252905

  • The Germanic Origin of New England Towns

    Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits,

    • UPC: 964332457

  • Small Town England - eBook

    Tim Bradford is growing up in a small town in Lincolnshire in the 1970s. Market Rasen is not the most exciting place, but to his teenage mind it was the centre of the universe. Tim

    • UPC: 259211088

  • The 10 Best Places To Live In The United Kingdom In 2019 (New)

    Top 10 Most Beautiful Villages In England You Must See

    Top 10 Best Cities to Visit in UK