The following list contains the books available to buy on this website or from Amazon.co.uk. all authored by John Brookland. They are listed listed under their genre: True Crime, Animals, Social history, Military history and Travel memoirs. Click on the read more link to find out more and buy.
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A memoir of a young Englishman arriving in the paradise of 1970's Nassau, Bahamas before the advent of mass tourism to begin a new life as Chief Inspector of the Bahamas Humane Society unaware of the frustrations, dangers and horrors he is about to confront fighting animal cruelty on the island.
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The Churchfield Murder: The true story of the 1905 brutal murder in the hamlet of St Michaels, Kent dubbed the "The Tenterden Murder"." £11.00 + £2.50 p&p
ISBN: 979-8842577545 140 pages with b/w images and maps.
A stranger left brutalised in a field beside the church with his skull caved in, a band of Algerian carpetbaggers in town, national press headlines, a shocked community, Kent's best homicide detective on the case and a twist at the end. What more could you want in a murder mystery - and it is all true.... READ MORE AND BUY
LEWIS & HYLAND: The Forgotten History of a Landmark Store. £9.99
Take a step back into an era when drapery shop assistants lived above the shop with their bosses and discover how they lived, worked and played. The story of the phenomenal rise of one of the UK's first department store chains from Victorian times to the present day.... READ MORE
The life and times of a provincial drapery store and all those that lived above the shop during its 140 year history. READ MORE & BUY...
The work of the now forgotten RSPCA London Night Emergency Service 1936-1976 READ MORE & BUY...
A collection of 27 true short stories of animals who found themselves in dire circumstances and needing rescue by the author while working for the RSPCA London night Emergency Service in London. READ MORE & BUY...
Follows the tribulations of a artillery driver named Edwin Clark in World War One as he struggles with his comrades to care for the war horses in his care on the Western Front. READ MORE & BUY...
The author and a colleague are sent to Trinidad in 1972 by a religious group who believed dogs were divine creatures to care for the street dogs of Port of Spain and become involved in a bizarre adventure. READ MORE & BUY...
An edited version of a report presented to the 1986 CITES convention meeting in Buenos Aires by the author with a Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. It highlighted the cruelty and deaths involved with the capture, holding and transport of wild animals by air for the pet trade and research. Contains upsetting and graphic photos of dead and suffering animals. Read More....