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  • A Brief History of End Time: Prophecy and Apocalypse, then and now - product image

    A Brief History of End Time: Prophecy and Apocalypse, then and now

    by Paula Clifford

    Paperback £11.99 £9.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-37-0

    Why has the end of time exercised such strong fascination over the human imagination? In this entertaining and thorough exploration of end-time ideas and beliefs, Dr Paula Clifford reaches some thoughtful and surprising conclusions about the apocalypse and the end of the world.

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  • Parish Nativity Play - product image

    Parish Nativity Play

    by Kevin Carey

    Paperback/Hardback £8.00
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-40-0

    Bring the Christmas narrative to life with this Parish Nativity Play. Kevin Carey's moving interpretation is suitable for all acting abilities, ages, and experience levels. It can be performed with props and costumes or simply read aloud.

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  • Godís People and the Seduction of Empire: Hearing Godís call in the modern age - product image

    Godís People and the Seduction of Empire: Hearing Godís call in the modern age

    by Graham Turner ★★★★★

    Paperback £11.99 £9.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-00-4

    An accessible, radical and rare example of the vitality and relevance of both the Old and New Testaments.

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  • A Brief History of End Time: Prophecy and Apocalypse, then and now - product image

    A Brief History of End Time: Prophecy and Apocalypse, then and now

    by Paula Clifford

    Paperback £11.99 £9.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-37-0

    Why has the end of time exercised such strong fascination over the human imagination? In this entertaining and thorough exploration of end-time ideas and beliefs, Dr Paula Clifford reaches some thoughtful and surprising conclusions about the apocalypse and the end of the world.

    A Brief History of End Time: Prophecy and Apocalypse, then and now - product image
  • Sacred Ibis: The Ornithology of Canon Henry Baker Tristram, DD, FRS - product image

    Sacred Ibis: The Ornithology of Canon Henry Baker Tristram, DD, FRS

    by W. G. Hale

    Hardback (with colour plates) £55.00
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-13-4

    The ornithological exploits of a remarkable Victorian priest and explorer, Canon Henry Baker Tristram. As a founding member of the BOU, his nickname was ďSacred IbisĒ.

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  • Catholic Bishops of Great Britain: A Reference to Roman Catholic Bishops from 1850 to 2015 - product image

    Catholic Bishops of Great Britain: A Reference to Roman Catholic Bishops from 1850 to 2015

    by Chris Larsen

    Hardback (colour) £55.00
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-25-7

    An essential reference cataloguing the biographical history and significant events of all Roman Catholic diocesan bishops who have been in office since the Restoration of the Catholic Hierarchy in England and Wales in 1850, and in Scotland since the Restoration in 1878.

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  • Secret Lives (part 1) - product image

    Secret Lives (part 1)

    by Barbara Greig

    Paperback £9.99 £8.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-28-8

    Slip back in time to a period of dark intrigue. From the vineyards of south-west France to the bustling port of Bridgwater, England, Secret Lives tells the remarkable story of Luis Gharsia: love, betrayal, resilience, and sacrifice.

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  • Two Families At War - product image

    Two Families At War

    by David Lowther ★★★★

    Paperback £9.99 £6.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-908381-16-3

    A gripping WWII thriller set in London during the blitz. As the bombs begin to fall on London, the paths of two families cross with tragic consequences as their lives race towards a dangerous and thrilling climax. Two Families at War tells of the battle between good and evil, set against the terror of the second Great Fire of London, December 1940.

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  • Now The Day Is Over - product image

    Now The Day Is Over

    by Marion Husband ★★★★

    Paperback £9.99 £6.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-908381-81-1

    A story of adultery, love and redemption, told by a young woman whose spirit is trapped by guilt. Set between the present day and the First World War, Edwinaís ghost tells the story of an adulterous couple whose house she haunts.

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Christmas Delivery Schedule

Don’t make Christmas Bear sad – order quickly for guaranteed Christmas delivery! If you are considering buying someone one of our books for Christmas, now is the time to do so. The deadline for guaranteed UK, EU, US & Canada Christmas delivery with “Standard&rdqu…

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Perfect Christmas Gifts: The Gift of Art

Buy Now! » Give the gift of art this Christmas! Shortlisted for the prestigious Sunday Times Watercolour Competition in 2013, award-winning artist Stuart Fisher takes as his inspiration Durham and its cathedral in this wonderful collection of art. Containing 75 of his beautiful…

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David Lowther: how do you write modern historical fiction?

GUEST BLOG: David Lowther, author of two gripping novels set in wartime Britain, The Blue Pencil and Two Families at War, reveals the challenges (and rewards!) of writing modern historical fiction. When you are reading my novels, I want you to be thinking to yourself “yes that could easily…

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