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Alexa Skills and related items
Currently the following Alexa skills are available:
Half Sick of Shadows
A skill for finding out about the fantasy novella Half Sick of Shadows. Users can ask about the book, listen to some short extracts, and add the book to their Alexa shopping list.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XT7ZRP9/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XT7ZRP9/
Spaceports the Novel
A skill for finding out about the science fiction novel Far from the Spaceports. Users can ask about the book, listen to some short extracts, and add the book to their Alexa shopping list.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06Y3CKJ6T/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y3CKJ6T/
Timing the Novel
A skill for finding out about the science fiction novel Timing, Far from the Spaceports Vol 2. Users can ask about the book, listen to some short extracts, and add the book to their Alexa shopping list.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06Y3QH1QX/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y3QH1QX/
Hill Country the novel
A skill for finding out about the historical fiction novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land. Users can ask about the book, listen to some short extracts, and add the book to their Alexa shopping list.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0719WX1LV/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0719WX1LV/
Scenes the Novel
A skill for finding out about the historical fiction novel Scenes from a Life. Users will be able to ask about the book, listen to some short extracts, and add the book to their Alexa shopping list.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B072T3FKZD/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072T3FKZD/
The Flame Before Us
A skill for finding out about the historical fiction novel The Flame Before Us. Users can ask about the book, listen to some short extracts, and add the book to their Alexa shopping list.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B072T3M8LS
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072T3M8LS
Lake View
A skill for finding out about Lake View Country House, a luxury bed and breakfast with private access to Grasmere lake. Users can ask about the rooms, future availabilty, and the local area.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XGQ5HP7/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XGQ5HP7/
Grasmere Days
A skill for planning day trips in and around Grasmere, Cumbria, England’s Lake District. Activities include eating and shopping as well as walks of different lengths.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B073YC737C/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073YC737C/
Cumbria Events
A skill for finding out about upcoming events in Cumbria, England’s Lake District, by accessing the visitcumbria.com web site. Typically the available information covers the next few weeks and is updated at least daily.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XBDT66R/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XBDT66R/
Wordsworth Events
A skill for finding out about upcoming events celebrating the life and work of William Wordsworth, mostly in or near Grasmere and Rydal, Cumbria, England’s Lake District, by accessing the wordsworth.org.uk web site. Typically the available information covers the next few months and is updated regularly.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0743FGP2N/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0743FGP2N/
Blog Reader
A skill for accessing the titles and first few sentences of blog articles on a number of partner blog sites. The content is automatically updated as new articles are posted.
UK listing: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XDSGVLW/
US listing: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XDSGVLW/
Currently the following Alexa skills are in preparation:
True North
A skill to promote the literary activities of the members of the True North Writers and Publishers Cooperative. Users can hear about the cooperative members and their books.
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