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Castle Freeman

Castle Freeman

Castle Freeman, Jr. is the author of five novels, including the critically acclaimed Go With Me, which has been made into a film starring Anthony Hopkins, as well as two short-story collections. For thirty years he contributed pieces on country living in New England in The Old Farmer’s Almanac, and he has lived rural Vermont since 1975.

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Bill Fitzhugh

Bill Fitzhugh

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Dorothy Gilman

Dorothy Gilman

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Victor Canning

Victor Canning

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Joyce Porter

Joyce Porter

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Charlie Hodges

Charlie Hodges

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Lee Farnsworth

Lee Farnsworth

Lee Farnsworth studied Genetics at Newcastle University, eventually gaining a PhD for his work on bovine mitochondria. He then spent more than fifteen years in the pharmaceutical industry, holding senior leadership positions in Europe and the US. He kissed the corporate world goodbye to spend more time writing. Lee lives in Berkshire. He has two children and a large collection of bird feeders.

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H.F. Ellis

H.F. Ellis

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Christopher Russell

Christopher Russell

Chris Russell is a writer and musician based in London. Since forming The Lightyears in his teens he has toured the world, playing everywhere from Wembley Stadium to Glastonbury Festival. He has worked as a music reviewer and features writer, and is currently writer-in-residence for Byte the Book. As well as Mockstars, Chris is also the author of a successful series of novels for young adults: Songs About a GirlSongs About a Boy and Songs About Us.

Books by Christopher Russell

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  1. Click on the ‘epub format’ of your purchased ebook(s) to download it. Or press Download Ebook(s) to download a .zip file which you then need to unzip before proceeding.
  2. In your Downloads folder locate and open the ebook, which will have a file name ending ‘.epub’.
  3. The ebook may open automatically if you have installed Adobe Digital Editions or are on a Mac. If necessary, go to your ebook-reading program to open the ebook.

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  1. Connect your device to your computer with a USB cable.
  2. On your computer open your Downloads folder and locate the ebook file, ending in ‘.epub’.
  3. Drag or copy the ebook to your device’s documents folder (for Nook users: in your file explorer look for a new device on the left called something like MyNookColor. Inside MyNookColor there should be a My Files -> Books folder: drag or copy the file there)

Disconnect your device, and the book should be on your device’s home screen.

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  1. Enter your email address in the field below to email the ebook(s) first to yourself.
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  1. Find out your Send-to-Kindle email address. It’s usually yourname@kindle.com, and can be found on Amazon under Manage Your Content > Preferences > Personal Document Setting.
  2. On the same Amazon page, also make sure you authorize the noreply@farragobooks.com email address to send the ebook(s) from.
  3. On the Farrago page, enter your Send-to-Kindle address in the email field, and press Email for Kindle.

The ebook(s) will then appear on your Kindle device (or Kindle app) after a few minutes, assuming the device is connected to wifi.

Sideload to your Kindle

You need already to have an Amazon account.

On a computer, first click on the ‘Mobi format’ of your purchased ebook(s) to download it. Or press Download Ebook(s) to download a .zip file which you then need to unzip before proceeding.

  1. Connect your Kindle device to your computer with a USB cable.
  2. On your computer open your Downloads folder and locate the ebook, which will have a file name ending ‘.mobi’
  3. Drag or copy the ebook to your Kindle's documents folder (in your file explorer look for a new device on the left called something like SDCARD. Inside SDCARD there should be a My Files or My Documents folder: drag or copy the file there)

Disconnect your device, and the book should be on your Kindle device’s home screen.

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