Three local chess-players have published chess books to my knowledge:
Tony Rubin: Chess for the Rank and File, published by Tournament Chess, Brighton 1992.
Adam Harvey: Colle Plays the Colle System, published by Chess Enterprises, Pennsylvania 2002.
Adam Hunt: Chess Strategy: Move by Move, published by Everyman Chess 2013.
Tony takes us through his chess career as it intertwined with his personal life incorporating many amusing anecdotes, including chess on his honeymoon! There is much of local interest with many of the games taken from Ipswich Club and Suffolk County matches.
This book is full of practical advice from Rubin and Emms and studying this would almost certainly improve your chess, and give you a laugh.
Many brilliant games against the leading players of the era are included - Alekhine, Euwe, Marshall, Rubinstein, Tarrasch, Bogoljubow, Nimzowitsch etc. - enabling Adam to show all of Colle’s experiments in the variation (both successful and not so).
Adam also provided a 16-page biography and tournament record of Colle, a chronological list of the games and a bibliography which, combined with the annotated games, provides an entertaining and informative book.
In summary Adam has produced an essential guide to chess strategy in which he uses an ideal approach to chess study so that important ideas are easily absorbed.
The books by Tony Rubin and Adam Hunt are easily obtainable on the internet but Adam Harvey’s book has become quite scarce.
(Note from Bob Jones: I have one nearly new copy of Tony Rubin's book on sale at only £4.00)