Books by A A Prideaux

The following is a list of the books currently available by A A Prideaux.


Shudder – The Old Mill



Shudder - The Old Mill A A Prideaux

The Old Mill was the place in Mill Town where most people worked.
Years passed and the mill closed. But something remained inside it.
When Lydia Prix returned to the town she had no choice but to face the demons of the past and ultimately face the truth.If you go down to the woods today, you may end up being frightened of more than you think…


The Specials



The Specials cover A A Prideaux

The Specials is a tale of a suburban street in Yorkshire and the families who live there. One day the events of years past begin to weave a deadly effect and murder and mayhem ensue.
DCI Revie and his team must solve the case and stop the body count, before there is no one left to tell the tale.
A classic whodunit.


The Bishop and The Witch



The Bishop and The Witch AA Prideaux

When John Prideaux gave evidence in 1606 at the Star Chamber about  Anne Gunter, he did so as a well-known and respected Oxford academic.
At the 1604 Witch Trial at Abingdon  her alleged tormentors, Elizabeth Gregory, Agnes and Mary Pepwell were ultimately found to be innocent. Anne was sent to stay with Henry Cotton, the Bishop of Salisbury until her father confronted the King and asked him to intervene in the bewitching case.


A Ghost Story



A Ghost Story A A Prideaux

John Prideaux (1505-1568) told a mysterious story to his dinner guests one snowy winter’s evening. Before the end of the night, the group became involved in the story, trudging onto Dartmoor from Stowford, meeting more than one strange person.
A Ghost Story is an almost true tale, which happened  to these real people, ancestors of A A Prideaux…


A Christmas Story – Clifford Prideaux



A Christmas Story A A Prideaux

The story begins in a modest home in early Edwardian Leeds, where the Prideaux family await a surprise event on Christmas  Day 1902. The story takes the reader from 1902 to 1993 in a short story and gives a flavour of what Christmas meant to Clifford and his family.A Christmas Story gives the reader an idea of the times prior to the Great War for those with no money and no property. 


Nirvana



Nirvana by A A Prideaux

 Nirvana is the first in a series of self help books by A A Prideaux, designed to outline an easy to follow path to mental and physical freedom.
The instructions, once understood and followed correctly, will rapidly change the way the material world is perceived. The technique can be used all day and everyday and no one else need know nor be involved. There is no need of a special diet or exercise plan and apart from the price of the book, no money is involved.


Tresaith Asylum



Tresaith Asylum A A Prideaux

Tresaith Asylum gives a fictionalised account explaining some of the peculiar events and destruction which have taken place since the doors of this real hospital were finally closed.
DI Revie is the lead detective in this  case and Tresaith Asylum details one of his investigations prior to his move to Yorkshire and appearance in The Specials. He is joined by DS Buchanan who experiences more adventures than are probably good for him.


Prideaux Ghost Stories



Prideaux Ghost Stories A A Prideaux

Prideaux Ghost Stories follows on from A Ghost Story, the semi-fictional tale of John Prideaux, who lived in the 16th century in Stowford, Devon. . This new book features the next generations of Prideaux – John, Thomas and Thomas. These men and their families lived during the 16th and 17th century in Harford, Stowford and Ermington in Devon.


More Prideaux Ghost Stories



More Prideaux Ghost Stories A A Prideaux

. More Prideaux Ghost Stories is the latest in the series of Prideaux Ghost Stories. Chronologically the stories follow those in the book Prideaux Ghost Stories and A Ghost Story and preceding Further Prideaux Ghost Stories.


Collected Prideaux Ghost Stories



Collected Prideaux Ghost Stories A A Prideaux

Collected Prideaux Ghost Stories is another in the series of Prideaux ghost stories. It follows the book More Prideaux Ghost Stories and precedes A Christmas Story.
Each story features a generation of the family in my line. The people, houses, villages and timelines are correct in each story. Some features of the stories have either been passed down or added by the author with a great deal of poetic licence.


Cornish Prideaux Ghost Stories



Cornish Prideaux Ghost Stories A A Prideaux

These are tales of the ancient Cornish Pridias family, now known as Prideaux. From Paganus de Pridias in the 11th Century to Geoffrey de Pridias in the 13th Century, we follow seven members of the Pridias family who each share an unusual tale from their lives. These tales weave Cornish legends with the lives of real historical figures, written by one of their descendants.


Devon Prideaux Ghost Stories



Devon Prideaux Ghost Stories A A Prideaux

These are tales of the ancient Devon Pridias family, now known as Prideaux. From Geoffrey de Pridias in the 13th Century to John de Pridias in the 15th Century, we follow seven members of the Pridias family who each share an unusual tale from their lives. These tales weave Cornish legends with the lives of real historical figures, written by one of their descendants.


Complete Prideaux Ghost Stories



Complete Prideaux Ghost Stories A A Prideaux

The Complete Prideaux Ghost Stories are weird and unusual tales about 28 generations of the de Pridias, now known as Prideaux, family. My family and my ancestors. Each generation is my blood link from 1011 AD and reaches through my grandfather Clifford who died in 1963, to me. The last story in this collection is about Clifford Prideaux. I haven’t yet written about Dorothy, Ann Agnes or Richard Fulke Paganus Prideaux. The stars of my tales lived in the places I write about, walked the lands, which more often than not they owned and played with the people I describe.


The work of AA Prideaux is published by Paganus Publishing.