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By Roberts, Jason
Hardback. English.
Published Leicester: Charnwood, 2007
Large print ed
When Lieutenant James Holman sailed to Russia in 1822, intent on crossing Siberia on his way to circumnavigate the globe, the authorities of the Tsar...

By Herriot, James, author
Paperback. English.
Published Leicester: Ulverscroft Collections, 2018
Full of hilarious tales of his unpredictable boss Siegfried Farnon, his charming student brother Tristan, the joys of spring lambing, a vicious cat called...

By Angelou, Maya
Large print. English.
Published Oxford: ISIS, 2010
Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, this book reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning

By Williams, Kate, 1974-
Large print. English.
Published Oxford: ISIS, 2012
'Young Elizabeth' explores the sheltered upbringing of the young princess, with a gentle father and domineering mother, her complicated relationship with...

By Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Large print. English.
Published Bath: Paragon, 2012
'A Widow's Story' illuminates one woman's struggle to understand a life absent of the partnership that had sustained and defined her for nearly half a...

By Hardman, Robert
Large print. English.
Published Leicester: Charnwood, 2012
As she reaches a defining moment of her reign - her diamond jubilee - Robert Hardman explores the secrets of Queen Elizabeth II's success to produce a...

By Spoto, Donald, 1941-
Large print. English.
Published Bath: Paragon, 2010
This biography draws on a series of unpublished interviews and offers a startling and intimate portrait of one of the most glamorous icons of the 20th...

By Phillips, Fiona
Book. English.
Published Leicester: Charnwood, 2011
'Before I Forget' is Fiona Phillips' account of growing up within a complex family. During her childhood her father could sometimes be distant and demanding...

By Beckwith, Lillian
Large print. English.
Published Long Preston: Dales, 2011
Lillian Beckwith's childhood is the subject of this book. She takes us back to the years before the Second World War, to the Great Depression and her...

By Hodgkinson, Nicola
Large print. English.
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2012
Like many women after a divorce, Nicola Hodgkinson found herself facing a stark reality. With three young children to raise, a ramshackle cottage by the...
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