Lizzie Lane - 4 Books
Lizzie Lane is a pseudonym of Jean G Goodhind, an author with a passion for storytelling with over 50 novels to her several names, including crime mysteries, exotic sagas and historical romance. Lizzie Lane specializes in stories set in England during the Second World War. The four titles included in this set are: Wartime Brides (Read more...) War Baby (Read more...) Home Sweet Home (Read more...) A Wartime Friend (Read more...)
The Complete Slow Cooker Cookbook
This comprehensive introduction to slow cooking comprises more than 200 easy-to-prepare recipes from around the world – including soups, stews, pot roasts, risottos, cakes and desserts – plus clear guidance on how to choose and care for your slow cooker, adapt and scale recipes to suit different requirements, and common troubleshooting issues.
Penguins and Other Sea Birds
This visual field guide to sea birds focuses on 50 species, each illustrated by a watercolour portrait, alongside notes on colour and behaviour. The birds range from the well-known – Emperor Penguin, Albatross – to the more unusually named Parasitic Jaegar and Blue-footed Booby. A useful spotting guide displays the birds across seven spreads.
The Secret Train Robber
The Real Great Train Robbery Mastermind Revealed
The London crime scene of the 1950s and 1960s was rife with notorious villains such as the Krays and the Richardsons, but this book reveals that behind the headline-grabbers there was an unsuspected mastermind planning the Great Train Robbery and a string of other major robberies, a shadowy Mr Big controlling London's crime from the cover of his day job as a solicitor's clerk. His only confidant, his nephew Lee Sturley, tells the story.
How to Read a Village
A leading expert in the history of landscape, Richard Muir covers all aspects of villages throughout the British Isles, explaining how to interpret the history of a village by exploring features such as the village green, the church, cottages and farmsteads. As well as each of these features there are chapters on fishing villages, deserted villages and Scottish clachans and fermtouns, all richly illustrated with photographs and interspersed with practical guidance on how to carry out your own research.
Heroes of the Holocaust
Ordinary Britons Who Risked Their Lives to Make a Difference
Sometimes known as the 'British Schindler', Frank Foley worked in the British Embassy in Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War and helped up to 10,000 Jews escape from Germany by arranging for visas and issuing fake documents. This book tells the stories of Foley and 26 other Britons who risked their lives to help Jews evade Nazi persecution and who were awarded the 'Hero of the Holocaust' medal in 2010.