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Debut novel from Bayford author - available now in Wincanton

Tue 29 Jun 2021
By Richard Sorapure
Debut novel from Bayford author - available now in Wincanton

Richard Sorapure, who lives in Bayford, has just published his first novel, ‘Hostage to Freedom: The Search for the Siren’, available now, signed, from Papertrees in Wincanton!

A Long and Winding Beat - available now in Wincanton

Fri 28 May 2021
By Brian Allinson
A Long and Winding Beat - available now in Wincanton

My name is Brian Allinson and I have written a book entitled “A Long and Winding Beat” that has just been published and it features my time as the Police Sergeant in Wincanton in the 70s. It is available at Wincanton Library, as well as for purchase from Papertrees.

Local author publishes First World War novel

Tue 8 Aug 2017
By Sarah Caundle
Local author publishes First World War novel

Sarah Caundle, who lives in Templecombe, has just published her first novel. Her fiction explores the impact of the War on loved ones at home as well as the men at the Front, and was inspired by a visit to the Devonshire Cemetery on the Somme.

New Book Tells the Story of Wincanton’s Great Entrepreneur

Sat 28 May 2016
By Fanny Charles
New Book Tells the Story of Wincanton’s Great Entrepreneur

A NEW book by local author and retired solicitor Peter FitzGerald tells the story of Nathaniel Ireson – the man who transformed the centre of Wincanton – and contributed as an architect and as a master mason to some of the greatest West Country buildings of the 18th century.

New Local Book - Cycling the Somerset & Dorset Railway

Thu 27 Jun 2013
By Robin Summerhill
New Local Book - Cycling the Somerset & Dorset Railway

The Somerset and Dorset Railway, which ran from Bath to Bournemouth and closed in 1966, ran straight through the area covered by Wincanton Window. A new book follows the route and examines possibilities for walkers and cyclists in the future.

"Blood on the Altar" - A True Crime Story by Tobias Jones

Mon 2 Apr 2012
By Jane Jones
"Blood on the Altar" - A True Crime Story by Tobias Jones

"It is a terribly good, terribly sad story that probably only Jones, with a foothold in both countries could have written," says Nicholas Shakespeare, The Telegraph. Book signing at Bailey Hill Bookshop, Castle Cary, on Saturday 21st April 2012.

Launched: Make More of Vegetables - Innovative Cookery Books

Sun 29 Nov 2009
By Giles Harbottle
Launched: Make More of Vegetables - Innovative Cookery Books

The first two books in a series on vegetables have just been launched. 'Make More of Beans & Peas' and 'Make More of Squashes', both at £8.99; easy to read guides on growing, with 50 innovative recipes in each.

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