Discover East Anglia in Fact and Fiction

By The Book Warren

By The Book Warren

Books and Maps for lovers of all things East Anglia

The Little Book of Cambridgeshire

Alan Akeroyd and Caroline Clifford

£9.99 £9.29

Fenwomen: A Portrait of Women in an English Village

Mary Chamberlain and Justin Partyka

£25.00 £23.25

The Fire Baby: Secrets and murder flourish in Cambridgeshire

Jim (Author) Kelly

£8.99 £8.36

Summer, 1976. A plane crashes on a farm in the Cambridgeshire Fens. Out of the flames walks young Maggie Beck, clutching a baby in her arms. Twenty-seven years later, investigative journalist Philip Dryden - visiting his wife, Laura in hospital - is witness to Maggie's deathbed confession. But some secrets are best kept secret, and what started out for Dryden as a small and curious story about the only survivor of an almost-forgotten plane crash soon escalates into a full-blown murder investigation. And while Dryden is wondering what other secrets Maggie carried, his semi-conscious wife is trying to tell him something that might just save his life.

Hereward: The Last Englishman

Peter Rex

£12.99 £12.08

Peterborough Folklore

Francis Young

£15.99 £14.87

The Lost Coast of Norfolk

Neil R Storey

£12.99 £12.08

Ely

Pam Blakeman

£12.99 £12.08

Imperial Mud: The Fight for the Fens

James Boyce

£12.99 £12.08

**SHORTLISTED FOR THE EAST ANGLIAN BOOK AWARDS 2020**'A real page-turner ... a warning about what happens when the rich and powerful dress up their avarice as "progress" - a lesson we could do with learning today.' Dixe Wills, BBC Countryfile magazineFROM A MULTI-AWARD-WINNING HISTORIAN, AN ARRESTING NEW HISTORY OF THE BATTLE FOR THE FENS. Between the English Civil Wars and the mid-Victorian period, the proud indigenous population of the Fens of eastern England fought to preserve their homeland against an expanding empire.

Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire

M.R.C. Kasasian

£8.99 £8.36

A man is murdered in broad daylight by a stealthy killer in this pitch-perfect WWII crime mystery. September 1939. Inspector Betty Church - one of the few female officers on the force - has arrived from London to fill a vacancy at Sackwater police station. But Betty isn't new here. This is the place she grew up. The place she thought she'd left for good. After a slow start, Betty's called to the train station to investigate a stolen bench. But though there's no bench, there is a body. A smartly dressed man, murdered in broad daylight, with two distinctive puncture wounds in his throat. While the locals gossip about the Suffolk Vampire, Betty Church steels herself to hunt a dangerous killer. Reviews for BETTY CHURCH AND THE SUFFOLK VAMPIRE: 'Betty Church is a wonderful creation ... Had me laughing out loud' GOODREADS.

East Anglia and the East Coast Railways: The Late 1940s to Late 1960s

Brian Reading and Ian Reading

£14.99 £13.94

Publication Date: 15.11.20 The 1950s and 1960s was a time of profound cultural and technological transformation. With images and vivid recollections, we journey back to post-war East Anglia and the East Coast Main Line with many locations changed beyond recognition. Trackside, at busy stations, and in and around depots, an evolving mood is revealed in pictures. In the 1950s, railway pride and optimism overcame staff shortages; returning locomotives to pre-war performance and introducing modern BR standard classes. By the 1960s, fiscal efficiency and the dawning diesel era turned pride to neglect of steam. Sparkling steel, brass and tallow gave way to dust, rust and flaking paint. Heroic workhorses were lost to scrap. As the mood turned to melancholy, just a few of these great workhorses became pets - polished, loved, and cared for by dedicated railway workers and a growing band of enthusiastic volunteers. People, machines and landscapes are crystalized on film for future generations; reawakening memories for those who lived through this time of change and offering a fascinating insight for those who are too young to have been trackside during this intriguing period of railway history.

The Fens: Discovering England's Ancient Depths

Francis Pryor

£9.99 £9.29

A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. 'Francis Pryor brings the magic of the Fens to life in a deeply personal and utterly enthralling way' TONY ROBINSON. 'Pryor feels the land rather than simply knowing it' GUARDIAN. Inland from the Wash, on England's eastern cost, crisscrossed by substantial rivers and punctuated by soaring church spires, are the low-lying, marshy and mysterious Fens. Formed by marine and freshwater flooding, and historically wealthy owing to the fertility of their soils, the Fens of Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire are one of the most distinctive, neglected and extraordinary regions of England. Francis Pryor has the most intimate of connections with this landscape.

The Night Raids: A Cambridge Wartime Mystery

Jim (Author) Kelly

£8.99 £8.36

From Punt to Plough: A History of the Fens

Rex Sly

£14.99 £13.94

A superb examination of the history of the Fens, containing a great deal of stunning photographs.

The Rough Guide to Norfolk & Suffolk (Travel Guide with Free eBook)

Rough Guides, Martin Dunford, et al.

£14.99 £13.94

What Would Boudicca Do?: Everyday Problems Solved by History's Most Remarkable Women

Elizabeth Foley and Beth Coates

£9.99 £9.29

Tired of being talked over? Of social media making you feel crap? Of the pressure to 'have it all' and a hot bod too? Boudicca stuck up for herself and now she can help you do the same. It is time to start channelling the spiky superwomen of history to conquer today. It is time to turn to women like Frida Kahlo and Josephine Baker, Hypatia and Cleopatra, Coco Chanel and Empress Cixi. In this irreverent guide they will help you figure out how to dispatch a loverat, back yourself, kill it at work and trounce FoMo. With original illustrations by Bijou Karman, E. Foley and B. Coates' What Would Boudicca Do? will make you fired-up and ready for anything.

Cambridge, Royston, Duxford & Linton

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Cambridge, Newmarket & Saffron Walden

Ordnance Survey

£8.99 £8.36

Ely and Newmarket, Mildenhall and Soham

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

March and Ely

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Ely & Wisbech, Downham Market

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Norfolk Coast West

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Norfolk Coast Central

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Peterborough

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

The Decline of an English Village

Countryside Restoration Trust) Page Robin (Chair

£18.95 £17.62

Ipswich, Felixstowe and Harwich

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

King's Lynn, Downham Market and Swaffham

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Norwich

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Diss & Harleston

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Chelmsford and the Rodings

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Sudbury, Hadleigh and Dedham Vale

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Braintree and Saffron Walden

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Colchester

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

East Dereham and Aylsham

Ordnance Survey

£14.99 £13.94

Ipswich, the Naze & Clacton-on-Sea

Ordnance Survey

£8.99 £8.36

Thetford & Diss, Breckland & Wymondham

Ordnance Survey

£8.99 £8.36

Illustrated Tales of Suffolk

John Ling

£14.99 £13.94

Flora of Cambridgeshire

Alan Leslie

£70.00

Cambridgeshire at War 1939-45

Glynis Cooper

£12.99 £12.08

The Cambridge Plot

Suzette A. (Author) Hill

£8.99 £8.36

Cambridgeshire Folk Tales

Maureen James

£9.99 £9.29

Cambridgeshire Folk Tales for Children

Chip Colquhoun

£9.99 £9.29

Historic Gardens of Cambridgeshire: and the Isle of Ely

Tim Mowl and Laura Mayer

£19.95 £18.55

Jeeves and the Leap of Faith

Ben Schott

£18.98 £17.65

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