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  • 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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  • The Evil that Men Do: Faith, Injustice and the Church - product image

    The Evil that Men Do: Faith, Injustice and the Church

    by Marcus Paul

    Paperback £12.99 £10.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-908381-95-8

    At a time when barbarous acts of terrorism are being committed globally and society ponders whether the perpetrators are legitimate religious adherents, Marcus Paul makes an unflinching and counter-cultural examination of some of the worst periods in the Churchís history.

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  • Pre-order Secret Lives (part 1) - product image

    Pre-order now! Secret Lives (part 1)

    by Barbara Greig

    Paperback £9.99 £8.99 Special pre-order price!
    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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Be the first to read an exclusive extract from Barbara Greig's Secret Lives

Barbara Greig's new novel Secret Lives will be published at the start of October. Here's a sneak peek at the first chapter...  ONE High Pyrenees, late July 1530 Hernando Gharsia&…

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Stuart Fisher shortlisted in prestigious Sunday Times competition

Stuart Fisher, the award-winning artist behind Mostly Durham, has been shortlisted in the 2016 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition.  In its 29th year, the competition is the largest an…

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Durham Book Festival 2016 - author events

Sacristy Press and Durham Cathedral are hosting two “fringe” events as part of the 2016 Durham Book Festival. Come and quiz our authors and listen to them speak about their writing at t…

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