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Self-Publishing Made Simple

Self-publishing a book can be a daunting task, especially if you are new to the process. This article aims to simplify the self-publishing process by providing a step-by-step guide on how to self-publish a book. From writing and editing to formatting and distribution,...

Wednesday Wisdom

Apparently there are only 22 weeks until Christmas - just enough time to plan your book and get it printed in time for the lucrative Xmas market!

Barrow Steelworks – The Open Hearth Years 1860-1959

by Stan Henderson & Ken Royall The 1880s were a decade of change for Barrow works with some of the main players departing the scene. The arrival of the basic method of steelmaking, developed by ‘amateur’ metallurgist Sidney Gilchrist Thomas, took away the...

Henry’s Christmas

by Holly Withers A beautifully illustrated children’s book telling the story of Henry the friendly hedgehog, whose prickles scare people away. Despite this he still tries to make friends with the other animals in the forest and is overwhelmed by the spirit of...

The Mystery of the Golden Tower

by Elaine Newman Pixie Newton has just moved to a new home, a new town and a new school - however, she barely has time to unpack her things when she embarks on a quest. A mysterious key is found on the beach - what is it for? what treasures will it unlock? Join Pixie,...

Lucky, a Dog’s Tale

by Dave Lodge (and Lucky the dog!) The story of a remarkable dog, whose loyalty and love for those in his life may have been equalled but never surpassed. From the moment he came into our lives, abandoned and dishevelled on the Mancunian Way, he was an amazing and...

Mary’s Animal Friends

by John Stoke with illustrations by Sophie Holme Mary loves to visit her Granny and Pa who live in an old house in the Lake District with their little tortoiseshell cat called Flora (because the fur on the side of her head is in the shape of a flower). Here, in the...

Hartbarrow – A Golden Treasury in Verse

From an idea by Mr P. Stewart A delightful compilation of verses, stories, sketches & watercolours offering a rare insight into life in the rural community of Hartbarrow & Cartmel Fell in the 1930s. Preserved in its original format and at actual size with...

The History of RAF Millom and the genesis of RAF Mountain Rescue

by John Nixon Covering the airfields' wartime service from 1941 and brief reoccupation of the station in 1953 to its eventual conversion into HMP Haverigg. Extensively illustrated with over 260 photographs and including over 50 first-hand accounts of life at RAF...

The Druid of Skells

by Anthea Jackson Miles Hardisty, riding homeward from his errand at the Big House, suddenly drew rein. What a strangely-twisted dead tree that was, outlined against the fading orange horizon. He turned the horse for a better look. Yes – it was no tree but a tall...

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