England stories, books, poems, and more

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A short article about the turbulent life of Thomas Harrison, a leading figure on the Parliamentary side in the English Civil War. Read More
A review of John Lewis-Stemple's book about the life and times of an English field. Read More
Motley Hall is a haunted house in London, England. It is haunted by five ghosts, and they don't like intruders. Inspired by "The Ghosts of Motley Hall", 1977, by Richard Carpenter, and the TV series from the UK, now on DVD. Read More
A review of three novels by Jocelyn Brooke collected in one volume and published by Penguin Classics Read More

Book / Thrillers

June 01, 2020

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Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

When eighteen year old babysitter Amanda Sanders takes care the Cordell family children, she is frightened of Brian Masterson, a paranoid killer, who escapes from the asylum to attack her. The novel of Peter Collinson's 1971 British thriller that starred Susan George, Dennis Waterman, and George Cole. Read More
"Sometimes we must know how to hate in order to know how to love." When a human skull is found beneath two yew trees in the Barrow Fells natural park, local police sergeant and his wife are lead down a path they will never return from. As the mystery unravels… Read More
In South Yorkshire, England, there is a haunted bridge in Stocksbridge. When Detective Harry Taylor, and his partner Detective Jenny Parker, investigate reports of a monk on the bridge, they fear for their sanity after they encounter it. The sequel to Stocksbridge. Read More
A horror novel inspired by the famous 1936 black and white photograph of the Brown Lady ghost of Raynham Hall, in Norfolk, England. Read More
A horror novel, based on a real haunted bridge in England, that is the cause of many accidents in the United Kingdom. Read More
A man arrives in an old house, where the former lady of the house hides a dark secret. Read More
A non-fiction account of the hauntings at Borley Rectory in Essex, England between 1863 to 1939 when it was destroyed by fire, as ghost investigator Harry Price investigated the place in 1929 and into the 1930's. Read More
This is the story of Queen Elizabeth I. There is a legend in a small town in England called Bisley that the Queen was not the real Elizabeth. It was an imposter from the village. Read this story about this legend and then you can decide for yourself if it… Read More

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1833 London, England. Mycroft, a young man in the 19th Century, recounts his story that is full of love, romance, and adventures. Read More
this is my mom's story of her abuse at the hands of teachers in england during the 1940s and 1950s. the reason for it because the teachers didn't like how she dressed, looked. she grew up poor. Read More
Wrote this for AP Euro based off a prompt. Coketown is a reference to Charles Dickens' novel Hard Times This is the prompt my teacher gave me: You are a renowned political figure back in France, playing a prominent role in the Revolution of 1830 and the establishment of the… Read More

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Shelves: 2

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Never forget Elisabeth Wilkinson. Read More
A free-form poem for those lost souls who don't have a place to call home, but want one. Read More
Martha Sole is a teenage girl who sees things. When a series of murders in an asylum in London, England, occur, she and her sister Elizabeth Sole, struggle to survive the insanity in the early nineteen seventies. Read More

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Comments: 3

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The Poetry House

My view on the rise of nationalism in the West, and the similarities between Britain & the US in all of this. Read More
"It was the twenty-second of October 1968 and Mr Peter Waters was tired". Mr Peter Waters (52) of Bath, Somerset, England who after teaching History at St Thomas Secondary School for boys for the last eighteen years, has recently discovered that life is not all it's cracked up to be. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 04, 2018

Reads: 414

Comments: 3

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I'm taking a trip to the library today. Read More
"Delightful - very endearing!" The village of Hawksbury Hollow is nestled in the shadow of the English South Downs. It's late December and unbeknown to the residents, the coldest and most dangerous spell of weather since records began, is about to hit. Just before the snowfall starts in earnest, Fen… Read More
This is a small summary-style short story written for English class where the student must use a selection of key words and ideas from Beowulf (while knowing almost nothing about the original story) and using them to create their own short story. Beowulf was the first ever written English… Read More
An independent woman in a matriarchal world. A town lost in a parallel universe. My name is Clara Clarke and I’m a paranormal investigator in Londinium. Mother abandoned me as a child and the only memory I got from her is her books. They kept… Read More
Its 1966 and two thirteen year-old boys are running away from home. They'll travel south to London, then north to Scotland where they will steal a boat and cross the North Sea to Norway. That's the plan, anyway. Read More

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May it never end. Read More

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Comments: 1

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Rebecca Weatherhead, PhD, has arrived in the Atacama Desert on a mission to observe a total eclipse of the sun. Her personal mission, during this journey to such a remote place, is to review the choices that seem to be making her life less than it should be. Even… Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 13, 2018

The reality as Eric knows it is about to transform into something far beyond he could ever imagine. Virtual technology holds a far greater secret than the complex circuitry and code that we know. Under the cover lies an unknown entity. Lost from it's origins that even it has… Read More
What do we know about the besieged good queen in the history of mankind - the nine-day Queen of England Lady Jane Gray. You will read the answer here. Read More

Tags: england, nine, gray, queen, jane

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