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Chicken Feed [Kindle Edition]

Ellen Ghyll
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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  • Length: 172 pages (estimated)
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Book Description

Despotic market owner Sheena McKinley rules her market and car boot sale with an iron fist. When, as a cost-cutting exercise, she allows the inmates of the local open prison to pick up litter, there are rumblings of discontent amongst the regular traders, particularly the car-booters. One by one, the prisoners start to go missing; Reg, the market manager, thinks he's been abducted by aliens; Matt, the butcher, starts selling chicken feed and the Burger Man's indiscretions come back to haunt him. In the background, something dark and sinister is going on – something that will, one day soon, come home to roost!


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 291 KB
  • Print Length: 172 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005MCEA5W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #465,099 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Ellen Ghyll is the pen name of husband and wife writing team, Nigel & Sue Liversidge. Market traders, they utilised this experience to create their first novel, Chicken Feed.

If you spend your Sundays looking for bargains on the local car boot sale - you'll love Chicken Feed by Ellen Ghyll!

Any questions or comments are always welcome at: Ellenghyll@hotmail.co.uk

Customer Reviews

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Little Gem 13 May 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Another gem via Twitter! I am trying to read a few lighter novels, and I certainly chuckled my way through this book once I got into it and worked out the characters, which are wonderful. The story is a little far fetched, but that just serves to make it more amusing. It definitely puts car boot sales in a different light for me! I gather that this is a debut novel, so I cannot wait to read the next one.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Unexpectedly very enjoyable 28 July 2012
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If I am being totally honest I only downloaded this book because it was cheap. I really didn't know what to expect, but I loved it! Really enjoyable read which made me laugh out loud a few times. Highly recommend
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Brilliant! 13 Feb. 2012
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Had me gripped from start to finish! The characters are so believable, the story is intriguing, and the writing is top notch. What more could you ask for? I urge anyone unreservedly to read this book!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quirky Read 1 Feb. 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I enjoyed this book immensely. I used to work on the markets and could relate to the carryings on between stallholders.
Quirky, dark and funny especially for those of us that have a quirky, dark sense of humour. Well worth a read for eveyone. Well done to this author hope to read many more from you.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Thin and boring! 14 Jun. 2012
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Bought this after reading the other rave reviews. Have no idea what other people now consider good as this is like a teenagers attempt at creative writing. Loose ends, ridiculous plot - this doesn't even make it as a holiday sunbed read it is so annoying. If this is the level British literature has fallen to we have no hope. I am beginning to despair at finding something useful for this Kindle...... So far re-reading Dickens has been it's only saving grace.
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2.0 out of 5 stars easy read and light 13 April 2013
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easy read and very light reading, good fun to read funny at times and if you cumbrian you will know some of the places
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