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Dognapped! by David J. Robertson

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Genre: Children's Books/Young Adult/Animals 
Tags: Dog/Dogs/Pets/Adventure/Fun
 
Join Misty and her three doggy friends on what was meant to be a relaxed day of exploring. But with trouble never too far away from the four canines, it's not long before they find themselves accidentally adrift on a canal boat with the boat's reluctant puppy, Ashley! Trying to steer the boat back to shore, the friends find themselves in hot water. It looks like they have become pirates for real as they hear on the radio that Ashley is reported as being dognapped! If you're going to be in BIG trouble it surely doesn't come much worse than that! Can they prove their innocence when Ashley is returned? Can they even make it back to shore safely? Whatever happens, it's going to be an adventure to remember! Dognapped! is a hilarious tale of over-inquisitive dogs, confused humans and adventure at sea. It will appeal to children aged 7-9
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7 Ways to Retire Wealthy by Diana Mugano

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Genre: Finance/Personal Finance/Budgeting/Money Management 
Tags: Retirement/Pensions/Retiring/Savings

Financial life does not function separately; recent economic events have shaken people’s belief on financial stability and left many wanting to take control of their own destiny.
Most people handle a challenge much better if they are prepared in advance, while retirement used to be regarded as a time for slowing down and relaxing that idea went out. This book is designed to assist you in preparation for retirement and as well as transforming your relationship with money.
Inside this book you will find:
How to make sure your pension generate the best pension income
How to convert your retirement goals into a plan
How to have an exit strategy for your retirement
How to put money aside for your retirement
Golden nuggets on pleasant retirement
How to use your acquired skill to generate income when you retire
Plus bonus: Senior citizen jokes.
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Relentless Mode by Diana Mugano

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Genre: NonFiction/Self-Help/Happiness/Self-Esteem 
Tags: Goals/Positive Thinking/Positivety
 

DISCOVER principles on how to live your life to the best
UNLOCK potentials within
RUB OFF negativity
MOVE from a bad decision to a better decision
LEARN how to cope in time of challenge
FIND golden tips to motivate your life
LET GO of unreasonable fears
TESTIMONIALS

‘A valuable reference for anyone desirous of reaching their potential in life.’ Penny Chimuka, London, England

‘Love the book. Recommend it to everyone. I've never seen such a useful compendium.’ Vic Lombanya. Philadelphia, USA

‘This book underlines the power of relentless. Anyone ready to take a leap, should obviously read this book.’ Felly Sithole. Melbourne, Australia

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Ties That Bind by E.R. Chissick
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Genre: Erotica/Adult Fiction/Romance/Contemporary
Tags: Italy/America/Danielle Steel/Shades of Grey

As the only daughter of an Italian family living in America, Alexandra Dinapoli has everything she could ever wish for, except what she really wants. 
Her freedom. 
At 27 she decides that it's now or never, and takes drastic steps to reclaim her life. Leaving her family behind she heads for New York City and starts on a journey to make her own way in the world. 
Whilst there she bumps into Gabriel Harland, an enigmatic Chief Assistant District Attorney with whom she begins a love affair that is cruelly cut short when someone from Alexandra's past surfaces in Gabriel's life, threatening to reveal what she has tried so hard to hide. 
Will their relationship be worth fighting for or will the truth tear them apart? 
This story will take you through a myriad of emotions. From the heart-warming tenderness of new love, through the pain and sorrow of losing someone close, the pulse racing suspense of running from the past, to the anger of not being in control, and the admission that some sacrifices have to be made for the sake of others. 
You will be drawn into the characters of this book and devour their lives as they take you through their story of light and shade, love and life, a story told from two sides. 
So begin your journey on the rollercoaster ride that is, Ties That Bind.
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Ties That Harm by E.R. Chissick
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Genre: Erotica/Adult Fiction/Romance/Contemporary Fiction
Tags: Love/Betrayal/Erotic/Family

Alexandra’s life is an ongoing rollercoaster of love, light and fun. But just one point of weakness at the highest peak, is all it takes to plunge her into a darkness which stops her world turning. And because she’s not the only one to blame for its sudden halt, she has no way of knowing if it will ever turn again. 
When past connections become the ties that harm, Alexandra’s worst nightmare becomes an unwanted reality that, regardless of the strength of the ties that bind, will test her to the absolute limit.
In this story of betrayal, revenge and deceit, we meet the people in Alexandra and Gabriel’s wider circle of family, friends and colleagues. But who among them has a secret to hide? Who has a confession to make? Who has a past to repair and who will survive the Ties That Harm?
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A Perception of Sin by Juliet Cromwell

 

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Genre: Thriller & Mystery/Literature & Fiction/Crime/Psychological 
Tags: London/Suicide/Love/Sins/Forbidden Sex/Loneliness/Belsen
 

If you have ever loved a child, known the faithfulness of a dog, 
felt the pain of a broken heart or the desire for something that is not yours… 
then this dark tale of forbidden sex, loneliness and love is for you.
A Perception of Sin begins in modern-day London
with a suicide bomb attack aboard an underground train. 
During the subsequent forensic investigation, 
DNA taken from one of the victims will reveal a terrible secret.
This book traverses the horrors of Bergen-Belsen, 
suicide and violent death as it explores the idea that
a true sense of sin is intrinsic to a moral existence, 
yet is often malleable and slippery to grasp
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The Phantom of Faerie Mountain by E.M. McIntyre

 

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Genre: Teen & Young Adult/Fantasy/Time Travel/Sword & Sorcery 
Tags: Action/Romance/Adventure/Nebraska/Scotland/Folklore
 

1st Place Winner for Young Adult - 2016 Purple Dragonfly Award.

A telepathic dog. An ancient prophecy. Two devious faeries. 14 yr old Abby Fletcher must unravel their connection when she is thrown into a world of unknowns after receiving a mysterious message from a frightening beast: The Red King must set me free. Determined to discover the meaning of this puzzling phrase, Abby sets off to explore a nearby Scottish mountainside in search of clues. What Abby doesn't realize, however, is that it's not a matter of where she will find her answers but when. Whisked back to the early 14th century, Abby must find the courage to solve the mystery of the Red King and save not only herself but a group of powerless captives wrapped up in a faerie plot.
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Conquered by Paula Quinene

 

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Genre: Romance/Erotica/Romantic Fiction/Historical
Tags: Guam/WWII/Military/Erotic/Love/Chamorro
 

Conquered is a passionate love story, as much about its main characters, Guam native Jesi Taimanglo and American GI Johan Landers, as it is about author Paula Quinene’s passion for Guam itself. As her characters try to find a place for themselves amid the war, Jesi’s relatives, and the Chamorro traditions, Quinene charts a path through a seldom told story: Guam’s place in WWII. An original idea written with an original voice that invites readers in to the exotic world of the Pacific, complete with coconut trees, banana doughnuts, dolphins swimming in the ocean, and moonlight on Pago Bay, Conquered also recounts the brutal horrors of the Japanese occupation on Guam, a US territory largely forgotten back in the States. In addition to learning about a singular and little-known culture that has played a part in the world wars of the Pacific, readers will undoubtedly crave the recipe for banana doughnuts.
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Progeny of a Killer by J.M. Shorney

 

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Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Terrorism/Suspense
Tags: Ireland/Northern Ireland/Irish/IRA/Terrorist
 

Sometimes the past throws up more than you can handle... When Aidan McRaney is sent into infiltrate the lair of a man obsessed with seeking revenge on the British for the murder of his IRA father, he is forced to confront a past he never knew existed. A fast-paced, tense thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat.
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The Spell of Pencliff: Volume 1 (The Claudia Quash Series) by Wendy Hobbs

 

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Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy/Science Fiction & Fantasy
Tags: Magic/Magical/Adventure/Teenager/Magical World

On her thirteenth birthday, Claudia Quash receives a mysterious letter. It unlocks an unsolved crime, and Claudia has to clear her family name. Little does she know that she'll be transported back in time into a magical world, where she also discovers special powers of her own. On her journey she'll be chasing criminals, making new friends, and facing a dark terror that hovers over the land. If she can't solve the mystery she might never return home.
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Silence of Scandal (Unrivalled Regency Book 1) by Jackie Williams

 

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Genre: Historical/Historical Romance/Mystery/Thriller
Tags: Regency/Love/Mysterious/Romantic

A Regency Mystery Romance. 

The war is over for the nation but not for the new Duke of Ormond. With death and debt stalking his every waking moment, caught between blackmailers and his brother’s deepest secret, Alexander’s dreams lie in tatters, but he never surrendered on the battlefields of the Peninsular and he’s not about to admit defeat now. Even if that means marrying a woman he has never laid eyes on before. 
With her father’s warnings still fresh in her mind and her imperfections obvious to any who know her, Elizabeth’s options for freedom are diminishing with every trembling step. Available suitors are few and far between. Marriage to a debt-ridden, aging fortune hunter will not be easy but with no other alternatives and destitution threatening she cannot escape her fate. 
Falling in love hadn't been a possibility Alexander ever considered, but one glance at his beautiful bride’s tear filled onyx eyes has his blood surging through his veins, his heart pounding in his chest and he can no longer hide his emotions behind a facade of polite indifference... 
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Running Scarred (Scarred Series Book 1) by Jackie Williams

 

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Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Military/Romance/
Tags: War/Love/Mysterious/Romantic/France

He once had it all, but for three years retired special services expert, Patrick Reeves has hidden himself and his terrible war wounds from the world. 
But when a bright, beautiful woman buys the ruined château and estate on which his own home stands, it is more than Patrick’s unerring control can bear. For her to flinch from his injuries would be terrible, but for her to pity him would be the final insult. His only option is to make sure she never sees him at all. 
Ellen doesn’t give a damn what Patrick looks like. With one glimpse of his shaded figure, one touch of his work roughened hands, and one hint of his masculine scent, she is his. Forever.
Buying the abandoned French château had been a dream, her only desire since her brother was blown up in Afghanistan, if she could only capture the elusive Patrick, her world will be complete. 
But Patrick is hiding from far more than himself. 
Devastated when her wounded hero abandons her for a flame haired beauty, and terrified when her selfish ex fiancé reappears, Ellen discovers that she might not only lose her lover but also her life. 
Can Patrick escape in time to save the woman who loves and accepts him exactly as he is, or will she be lost to him forever while he has been Running Scarred for far too long? 
2015 revised edition. Running Scarred is a sensual military romance, gently exploring the emotions stirred by disability caused by war. Suitable for age 16+ 
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Sanctuary and Betrayal by Sue Ritchie

 

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Genre: Romantic Suspense/Romance/Mystery/Crime/Fiction
Tags: Life Choices/Love/Relationships/Betrayal

Caro Venetti, a beautiful and successful film actress is in a happy, relationship with the film director, Daniel Tyler, until he asks her to do him a 'special favour'. By sleeping with one of the biggest, richest and sleaziest producers in the movie industry, Daniel will be able to make another movie - but at what cost to Caro? Should she give in and do what the man she loves wants, or should she walk away to an uncertain future? 
Her choice will set off a chain of catastrophic events, over which she has no control, and that threaten her very existence.
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A Portrait of Deceit by Sue Ritchie

 

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Genre: Romantic Suspense/Romance/Fiction
Tags: Life Choices/Love/Relationships/Secrets/Trust

Alicia’s father has remarried, following the death of her beautiful and talented mother. The new bride has pushed her out of her childhood home and her father can no longer bear the sight of her. She has rebuilt her life with the support of her best friend, Jen and is now enjoying teaching art in a sixth form college and flat sharing with Jen and Poppy. Then, a letter arrives that throws her comfortable, safe life into turmoil as past and present collide. Alicia must decide whom she can trust if she is to achieve the ultimate happiness she craves.
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The Darkening Wood by Sue Ritchie

 

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Genre: Romantic Suspense/Romance/Thriller/Crime/Fiction
Tags: Life Choices/Love/Relationships/Trust/Danger/Teaching

Polly's life has not turned out as she had hoped. The man she had loved and wished to marry has left her and now she lives with her unpleasant, selfish father whilst earning her living teaching other people's children. She has learnt that life can be cruel but it can be more cruel than she realises when someone is determined to end hers just as she has another chance of happiness.
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Chatty Cat: My Purr-fect Friends by Suzan Collins

 

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Genre: Home & Garden/Pet Care/Cats
Tags: Cat/Rescue Cat/Animals/Animal Care

One woman. One cat. Two very different ways of thinking. Meet Chatty Cat and her human [hooman] as they get to know one another. Chatty Cat is a smart but scared cat who has been adopted and is getting used to her new home. Her hooman thinks she knows exactly what Chatty Cat is thinking and what she needs. Chatty Cat however has other ideas and with a mind of her own, her hooman begins to wonder who is actually in charge! Previously written under title 'Chatty Cat: The First Six Months'.
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Chatty Cat: Spring Into Summer by Suzan Collins

 

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Genre: Home & Garden/Pet Care/Cats
Tags: Cat/Rescue Cat/Animals/Animal Care

The second in the Chatty Cat series follows Chatty through spring and summer in her new home as she gradually learns to relax and enjoy her surroundings. "The sun has warmed up the ground and now the sun is shining on my tummy and making it nice and warm. It’s all quiet in the garden and I fall asleep. I am dreaming…" Life still holds a few surprises for Chatty, with new friends and new experiences. Chatty Cat is a real rescue cat in a real home and her adventures provide a useful guide to caring for your pet. It’s not just a manual – but it will help you look after your cat. It’s not just a story – but you can read it like one. It’s not just a children’s book – but children of all ages will love it, and so will adults.
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Chatty Cat: My Purr-fect Friends by Suzan Collins

 

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Genre: Home & Garden/Pet Care/Cats
Tags: Cat/Rescue Cat/Animals/Animal Care

Chatty Cat, the funny, sulky and occasionally wise rescue cat is back for the third time, and has lots to say for herself! She is very well settled in her new home and has trained her she-hooman, Jade, to provide nearly everything she needs. Jade still has a few bad habits, though, which Chatty needs to sort out. In this third Chatty Cat book, you will find out how she makes new friends, goes on fresh adventures and discovers more about the fascinating world she inhabits. Learn more about Chatty’s life, likes and dislikes, and what to do when your hooman is stealing from you . .
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The Warmth of Waves: A Sea Witch's Tale by Lynette Fisher

 

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Genre: Romance/Adventure/Contemporary Romance
Tags: Sailing/Sea/Ocean/Romantic/Escapism/Relationships

A first novel that explores the difference between promiscuity and the desperation of a young girl's search for love, affection and security. Elle takes to the sea running away from a turbulent childhood and a broken heart, finding solace in wind, weather, and the storms of the Atlantic Ocean. Wearing youth and beauty, like sword and armour, she draws men to her. The transient nature of her soul prevents the seed of any normal relationship from flourishing and she is doomed to become the Sea Witch.
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Damaged Goods by Jack Everett & David Coles

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Genre: Crime Thriller/Mystery/Police Procedurals/Literature & Fiction
Tags: Police/Detective/Special Forces/
 

Newly promoted Detective Inspector Stewart White starts off his career in Leeds with a seemingly random assortment of crimes. A rest area murder. A pub brawl. A missing person. 

As the deadly crime spree escalates, White receives a chilling call from a Florida sheriff. A psychotic Special Forces veteran, Robert Cleghorn, has murdered his brother, assumed his identity—and is believed to be looking for his brother’s vacationing wife in England. 

Expertly trained to eliminate potential threats to his mission while covering his tracks, Cleghorn quickly proves to be just as elusive as his sister-in-law. Can D.I. White and his newly assigned police team find Stephanie Cleghorn before Robert does? 
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The Diamond Seekers by Jack Everett & David Coles

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Genre: Crime Thriller/Mystery/Espionage/Literature & Fiction
Tags: MI5/Spying/Mafia
 

When a courier for the powerful crime family descended from Niccolo Machiavelli realizes he's being followed by a rival family assassin, he takes a detour through the English countryside to shake his pursuer. He manages to hide his precious cargo a fortune in blood diamonds from Sierra Leone before his pursuer collides with an English family on a holiday drive. 
The courier drowns in a swollen river; the mother and son die in the crash. The father is emotionally devastated, and retires in despair from his MI5 cipher career. 
Five years later, the head of the Machiavelli crime family, Alberto Lorente, is still in pursuit of his missing diamonds and is ready to launch an ambitious scheme to recover them. What follows is a twisted trail of murder, kidnapping and layers upon layers of subterfuge. 
The British Security Services are seriously compromised, but no one knows how or by whom. And suddenly, our former MI5 cipher expert is on everyone s shopping list.
 
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Every Cloud by Lucy Cooper

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Genre: Romance/Contemporary/Literature & Fiction
Tags: Romantic/Trust/Choices/Family/Love
 

After ten years together, Kate is just beginning to come to terms with splitting from high-flying lawyer, Nick. She has her successful delicatessen business to focus on and her best friend, Ally, to cheer her up. When commitment phobic Nick realises what he has lost and begs for a second chance, Kate is torn. But her agonising decision is put on hold when disaster strikes and her father suffers an accident. Forced to return to the family farm in Yorkshire, she is stunned to discover the mysterious, new farm-hand Patrick and questions his motives. While her father convalesces and Nick pursues her from afar, Kate battles against her growing attraction for Patrick and the demons of the past which still haunt her. Who to trust? Which path to follow? As Kate re-connects with her roots can she make the right choices about life and love, the ones which will lead her to lasting happiness? 
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Over A Spitfire by Sherrie Lowe

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Genre: Romance/Mystery/Historical Romance/Literature & Fiction
Tags: WWII/Aircraft/Pilots/Ferry Pilots/LGBT/Reincarnation
 

Ava Greatbach is a ferry pilot in the Air Transport Auxiliary during World War Two. She has two admirers at the Ferry Pool where she’s based, one male, one female. One is a flirt, the other she is more seriously drawn to. 
Wilhelmina Schmidt causes every head to turn as she strides into the room and gives her name at the desk. 
She and Ava become close but it isn’t to last as Will is killed in an accident. 
However she is a strong spirit and is determined to return to Ava, her one true love, but is there such a thing as reincarnation and will she have any control over whether she can return to earth? 
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Only When I Die: A Detective Charlotte Hope Crime Thriller by Jack Nesbitt

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Genre: Crime Fiction/Mystery/Thriller/Murder
Tags: Police/Murderer/Investigation/Law Enforcement/Detective
 

When the body of a young woman is discovered in a ditch, in a popular beauty spot, Detective Inspector Charlotte Hope is handed one of the most difficult cases of her career to solve. Each one of her suspects has a motive, but a chance discovery of an event which happened twenty five years previously, throws the investigation off course, leaving the killer to strike, once more. Can Charlotte and her team, piece together the puzzle, before he commits one final act of brutality.
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Dangerous Waters (The Guernsey Novels Book 1) by Anne Allen
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Genre: Crime Thrillers & Mystery/Contemporary Fiction/Romance
Tags: Channel Islands/Guernsey/Jersey/Sarnia

** Awarded Silver in the 2012 WishingShelfAwards ** 

Tragedy seems to follows Jeanne Le Page around . . . 
Can she really go through it again and survive? 
Jeanne Le Page is lucky to be alive … 15 years ago she was almost killed in a boating accident which brought heart-breaking family tragedy. Now 31, Jeanne is returning reluctantly to the Island of Guernsey following the death of her beloved Grandmother. Struggling for breath as the ferry nears the Island, Jeanne feels a dark foreboding overwhelm her as hazy memories of that terrible day resurface. 
Only back on the Island to sell her inheritance - her Grandmother’s old cottage - she has no intention of sticking around to pick up her old life. But the cottage holds a secret, dating back to World War II, and Jeanne becomes drawn into discovering more. Then ,shortly after her arrival, a chance meeting with an old teenage crush leads her to thoughts of love. 
Jeanne is forced to face her demons, reliving the tragedy as her lost memory returns. 
The truth is finally revealed, endangering Jeanne’s life for a second time…
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Finding Mother (The Guernsey Novels Book 2) by Anne Allen
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Genre: Romance/Contemporary/Relationships/Family
Tags: Jersey/Guernsey/Channel Islands/Spain/WWII

Prepare to be swept away by a heart-warming tale of family relationships and love 

Three women. Three generations. Sacrifices for love… 
Who is she really? Nicole is about to find out as she searches for her real mother; the woman who gave her away at birth. With her marriage in tatters, she sets out from England: travelling to Spain, Jersey and Guernsey before the extraordinary story of her real family is finally revealed. 
Nicole becomes an unwitting catalyst for change in the family. Two women are forced to reveal long-buried secrets. One going back as far as the Second World War. Lives are transformed as choices have to be made and the past laid to rest… 
This contemporary romantic drama is the second of The Guernsey Novels, a series of stand-alone books by the award-winning author Anne Allen. It is likely to appeal to lovers of the works of Joanna Trollope and Maeve Binchy.
"A sensitive, heart-felt novel about family relationships, identity, adoption, second chances at love… With romance, weddings, boat trips, lovely gardens and more, Finding Mother is a dazzle of a book, a perfect holiday read." Lindsay Townsend, author of The Snow Bride.
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Guernsey Retreat (The Guernsey Novels Book 3) by Anne Allen

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The latest page-turner offering mystery and romance from the Award-Winning Author of Dangerous Waters 
Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Romance/Contemporary
Tags: Guernsey/Channel Islands/London 

Two violent deaths. Separated by time, but with a fatal connection… 


A man loses his father. A young woman loses her mother. Both in tragic circumstances that lead, when they meet, to surprising revelations from there past. 
Louisa needs to find the father she has never known, to warn him of possible danger - for them both. Her search takes her from England to Guernsey. Malcolm's journey is more tortuous: conceived in Guernsey, he travels to Canada as a baby with his bereaved mother. Many years later he arrives in India, and from here he is led back to Guernsey to open a health centre at La Folie. This was his father's home, where Malcolm was conceived, but never lived and where his father was killed at the start of the Second World War. 
At the heart of the two deaths lie stolen jewels. Valuable enough to kill for. Twice. 
Finding her father brings Louisa more than she bargains for, and her life is transformed, while Malcolm learns that life is, after all, for sharing…
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The Family Divided (The Guernsey Novels Book 4) by Anne Allen
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Genre: Crime/Thrillers & Mystery/Mystery/Romance/Contemporary 
Tags: Channel Islands/Guernsey/Jersey/Family

One family, divided by death – and money 


Andy Batiste, at loggerheads with his degenerate cousin, seeks to discover the truth of his family history. Why was his pregnant grandmother forced to flee to France? What really happened to her husband during the German Occupation, sixty years ago? Who accused Edmund, the elder son and Batiste heir, of being an informer? Was he really a traitor – and who murdered him? 

With Edmund’s brother Harold now head of the family, enjoying the wealth which ought to have come to Andy’s father, the family is forever divided. Andy yearns to clear Edmund’s name and restore his father to his rightful inheritance. 

Into the conflict comes Charlotte Townsend, newly divorced, lonely and struggling with writer’s block and the consuming threat of impending loss. She returns for healing at Guernsey's natural health centre, La Folie, and becomes involved in Andy’s family affairs. 

Together they embark on a hunt for the truth…
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Echoes of Time (The Guernsey Novels Book 5) by Anne Allen
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Genre: Family Sagas/Mystery/Romance/Contemporary 
Tags: Channel Islands/Guernsey/Jersey/Family

Betrayal, injustice and revenge echo down the years… 

1940. Olive marries farmer Bill Falla. The Germans occupy Guernsey. 
All too soon Olive realises she’s made a mistake. 
Her life changes when she meets Wolfgang, a German officer- 
but there’s a price to pay. . . 

2010. Natalie Ogier returns to Guernsey to escape an abusive relationship – only to be plagued by odd happenings in her beautiful cottage on the site of a derelict and secluded farm. Disturbing dreams, disembodied voices and uncanny visions from the past. She becomes increasingly ill at ease as someone else’s past catches up with her own… 
Her only immediate neighbour, Stuart, is the grandson of the original owners, Bill and Olive. 

Thrown together in a bid to find out what really happened to Olive, can they each survive the repercussions of the past and move on? 
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Favourite Things by Liz Ringrose

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Genre: Humour/Satire/Romance/Fiction/Literature
Tags: Salzburg/Austria/Love/Finding Love/Travel

Kirsty is living her dream in the Austrian city of Salzburg working as a Sound of Music tour guide. She and Anton, the coach driver, are a good team until the day Mike Hayes, a surly young Englishman, takes the tour. Is Mike unhappy or just unfriendly? Kirsty wants to find out; but in doing so she is drawn into a mystery that means she must confront her romantic feelings both past and present.

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A Salzburg Sunrise by Liz Ringrose

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Genre: Romance/Contemporary Fiction/Women's Fiction
Tags: Salzburg/Austria/Love/Finding Love/Travel

When Natalie Grey goes on holiday to Austria with her bossy friend, Glenda, her life is in a mess. Husband Adam has left her to live with a quantity surveyor (what is one of those?) called Sigourney; her parents are secretive and her grandmother’s health is weakening. Only her young half-brother, Toby, can make her smile. But arriving in Salzburg she meets flirty American, Connor who restores her shattered ego. Despite an encounter with an unhelpful local man and Glenda’s regimented itinerary Natalie believes the city is working a charm on her. 


Local music teacher Leo Meier is in no mood for pleasantries. Grieving for his young wife he is dismissive of the two young English women who ask for his help in Salzburg. But the next day a call from a long-ago girlfriend opens up Leo’s life in a way he never thought possible. 

Back home in England Natalie is desperate to return to Salzburg and emailing Connor makes her feel closer to the city. Everyone has an opinion about her future but then life deals her another blow and she listens to her own heart. 

When Natalie and Leo meet they both have exciting discoveries to make but before they can be truly happy they each have a ghost to lay. Can Salzburg work its charm again …? 

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Eating From The Cherry Tree by Vivien Ella Walden
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Genre: Memoir/Autobiography/Life Story/Erotica
Tags: Manchester/Prostitution/Brothel/Lancashire/Assembly Rooms/Salford

EATING FROM THE CHERRY TREE is a dynamic, unique and totally revealing memoir of one of the most notorious and successful 'madams' the UK has seen in recent years. The book is inspired by Vivien Ella Walden's unique life experiences that lead up to and behind her brothel doors. 

Within a short time she becomes famous for her skills and able to afford whatever she desires within a world of scandal and naughtiness, corruption and suffering, sadness and exhilarating happiness. 

Images of a complex girl emerge from this incredibly frank account. An account of a girl raised in a loving working class Jewish family who ran from her heritage, bared her perfectly formed derriere and partied with the elite and famous. She takes on many guises and titles, while mixing with gangsters, politicians, film stars, musicians and artists. Names of the rich and famous sprinkle this book. They all knew of her industry, it was not unlike theirs.
Being a stripper, call girl, hooker, or madam, you have to know how to dance to the music, be a good actress, stand up to the toughest, deal with the law and paint your own picture for all to see. 


This is an amazing book, telling a story of prostitution that has never been told in such explicit detail before. It will reach inside the heart of all those who admire absolute honesty on a subject many consider taboo.
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A Clear Solution by Eric McFarlane

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Genre: Literary Fiction/Humour/Comedy & Satire/Dark Comedy
Tags: Slapstick/British Satire/Comedy of Errors/Farce
 

Corpses, cats, and chemical catastrophes... it's all just another day in the lab! 

All that lab technician Daniel Dreghorn wants is a better job, more money, a new flat – oh, and perhaps to meet a few more girls. It’s not much to ask of life, is it? All his dreams are answered with one visit to a faulty cash machine, but is it too good to be true? Yes, Daniel, it is… 
Daniel’s life goes from bad to mad as a series of deaths are attributed to him and some very shady characters start to believe he is more than he seems. As Daniel’s colleagues at the university become suspicious of his actions, madcap Professor Farquharson sees him as a way of achieving a long-held desire… Can Daniel avoid being drawn into his boss’s crazy schemes? Can he avoid the attentions of a bent copper? Are Dr Bernini’s doughnuts all they seem to be? 
A Clear Solution is a hilarious look at what happens when you’re in the wrong place at the wrong time – complete with homicidal bank managers. 
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A Chemistry of Stars by Bob Macrae

 

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Genre: Literary Fiction/Humour
Tags: Space Travel/Cape Canaveral/Scientists/Comedy

Catch 22 meets Cape Canaveral. A mad look at life at a launch site. Two unlikely characters find themselves in the middle of the countdown for the first flight of the new Meridian in a mad dash to liftoff along with a wild crew and plenty of visitors. Hi Tech was never this nuts...

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The Unkindest Cut of All by Sue Barnard

 

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Genre: Literary Fiction/Mystery/Crime/Thriller/Cozy
Tags: Theatre/Amateur Dramatics/Shakespeare/Theatrical
 

Beware the Ides of March... 

Brian Wilmer is God’s gift to amateur dramatics – and he knows it. So when the Castlemarsh Players take the ambitious decision to stage Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, there is only one man who can play the title role – even though Brian’s posturing ‘prima donna’ attitude has, over the years, won him few friends and many foes. 
Rehearsals progress apace, and the production draws ever closer. But when another member of the cast has to drop out due to illness, local journalist Sarah Carmichael (a stalwart of the Players’ backstage crew) suddenly finds herself called upon to step into the breach at the eleventh hour. 
Not surprisingly, Sarah finds that Brian is in his egotistical element playing the mighty Caesar. The fact that the final performance of the play takes place on the infamous Ides of March – the day when, according to tradition, Caesar was fatally stabbed – only adds to the excitement. 
But tragedy is waiting in the wings. And when it strikes, it falls to Sarah – with the help of Brian’s personable, and fascinating, nephew Martin Burns – to uncover the incredible truth about what really happened… 
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Nice Girls Don't by Sue Barnard

 

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Genre: Literary Fiction/Mystery/Crime/Women Sleuths/Romance
Tags: Genealogy/Mysterious/Family History/Relationships
 

Who knows what secrets lie hidden in your family’s past? 

Southern England, 1982. 

At 25, single, and under threat of redundancy from her job in a local library, Emily feels as though her life is going nowhere – until the day when Carl comes into the library asking for books about tracing family history. 
Carl is baffled by a mystery about his late grandfather: why is the name by which Carl had always known him different from the name on his old passport? 
Fascinated as much by Carl himself as by the puzzle he wants to solve, Emily tries to help him find the answers. As their relationship develops, their quest for the truth takes them along a complicated paper-trail which leads, eventually, to the battlefields of the Great War. 
In the meantime, Emily discovers that her own family also has its fair share of secrets and lies. And old sins can still cast long shadows… 
Can Emily finally lay the ghosts of the past to rest and look forward to a brighter future? 
A tale of discovery, love and fate.
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The Ghostly Father by Sue Barnard

 

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Genre: Science Fiction/Romance/Fantasy/Alternative History/Historical
Tags: Mysterious/Romeo & Juliet/Love Story
 

Romeo & Juliet - was this what really happened? 

When Juliet Roberts is asked to make sense of an ancient Italian manuscript, she little suspects that she will find herself propelled into the midst of one of the greatest love stories of all time. But this is only the beginning. As more hidden secrets come to light, Juliet discovers that the tragic tale of her famous namesake might have had a very different outcome... 
A favourite classic story with a major new twist.
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Everything To Lose: The chase is on...(Gavin Shawlens Thriller 2) by Gordon Bickerstaff

 

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Genre: Crime/Mystery & Crime/Thriller/International Mystery & Crime
Tags: Secrets/Espionage/Drugs/Athletes/Spies/
 

University researchers claim their new product will boost the performance of every athlete in the world. The Lambeth Group send a scientist, Gavin Shawlens, to investigate the claim. 

The product is stolen, top athletes disappear, and the research team are unaware that their product has a dangerous side effect. Gavin must stop the product launch before more people die horribly. When Gavin disappears, Zoe Tampsin, from the Lambeth Group, must find him before he becomes the next victim. 
As if Zoe hasn't got enough on her plate. Past events in Gavin's life catch up with him. A powerful US general has decided that Gavin must die to prevent exposure of a 60-year-old secret capable of world-changing and power-shifting events. 

The chase is on… 
 
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The Black Fox: Run for your life... (Gavin Shawlens Thriller 3) by Gordon Bickerstaff

 

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Genre: Crime/Mystery & Crime/Thriller/International Mystery & Crime
Tags: Secrets/Espionage/CIA/Spies/Special Forces
 

Zoe Tampsin is resourceful, smart and Special Forces-trained, but she has been given an impossible mission. 
She has to protect scientist, Gavin Shawlens, from assassination by the CIA, and discover the secret trapped in Gavin's mind that the CIA want destroyed. 
As the pressure to find Shawlens escalates – the CIA send Zoe's former mentor to track her down and her fate seems sealed when he surrounds Zoe and Gavin with a ring of steel. With each hour that passes, the ring is tightened, and the window for discovering Gavin's secret will shut. 
Zoe is faced with a decision that goes against all of her survival instincts. If she is wrong – they both die. If she is right – she will discover the secret and become the next target for assassination. 

Run for your life… 
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The Flower Seller by Ellie Holmes

 

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Genre: Romance/Women's Fiction/Contemporary Fiction
Tags: Love/Betrayal/Trust/Romantic/Starting Again/Passion
 

An impressive debut novel from Ellie Holmes, The Flower Seller is an engaging and romantic tale of love, deceit, betrayal and hope. 

Jessie Martin believes that when it comes to love there are three types of people: the skimmers, the bottom dwellers and the ones who dive for pearls. Jessie is a pearl diver. She had thought her husband William was a pearl diver too. But when William leaves her for a much younger woman, it’s not just Jessie’s heart that is broken, her ability to trust is shattered too. All Jessie wanted was a love she could believe in. Was that so much to ask? Loyalty it seems has gone out of fashion. 
Refusing to retire from the battlefield of life, Jessie resolves to put her heartache behind her. She doesn’t want to be that woman who was too scared to love again. There has to be another pearl diver out there; all she has to do is find him. 
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Dougal's Diary: It's a Dog's Life by Sarah Stephenson

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Satire/Humour/Literary Humour
Tags: Dogs/Labradoodle/Puppy/Comedy/Pets

Has he chosen his owner well and landed on his paws? Dougal the Labradoodle puppy, a complete hypochondriac and Boris Johnson’s No 1 fan, arrives in Greenwich with great expectations.

He longs to travel the world on Virgin Atlantic, dine at royal banquets and either become a superstar and party the night away or work as a doorman at the Savoy. 

Behaviour classes were never on his wish-list, neither were cliff-hanging experiences on the Thames, booze cruises to Calais or obsessions for eating socks. 

Can he survive life with a chaotic owner and her eccentric friends? Can he deal with his jealousy when a foster puppy comes to stay? And as for his dreams, will they ever come true?
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Grande Plage by Thomas Samson

 

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Genre: Short Stories/Women's Fiction/Erotica/Romance
Tags: Football/Romantic/Love Affair/France/Normandy 

A young footballer is sent to a minor French team on loan for a summer in the early 1990’s. 
He quickly falls in love with the little seaside village in Normandy… and with the daughter of the manager of the team he is loaned to. 
Over the month that he spends there, the romance blossoms… until he’s required back in England. 
An aching heart, a song on the radio and an article in a newspaper lead the lovesick footballer back to that little seaside village in Normandy 19 years later… 
Will it be a worthwhile trip or will his heart continue to ache?
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Playing Offside: The Journal of a Professional Footballer by Thomas Samson

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Erotica/Sport/Romance
Tags: Football/Soccer/Sporting/Diary/Sexuality

"When I was 12 years-old, I dreamed of playing for a football team. The football team I supported. The team my uncle, Sean Quillen, played for. That team was Milton Keynes Rangers. Never in my wildest dream did I think that two months shy of my 17th birthday I’d score the winning goal on my debut for that team. That's truly the stuff of dreams. 
If it hadn’t been for the belief and encouragement of my best friend and her dad, that dream would never have come true. 

But dreams are not all good. There are good bits and bad bits. 

I’m Shane Henderson, I’m a professional footballer. These are my diaries, my thoughts, and conversations. My daily life as I live my dream, the good bits and the bad bits."

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Hostile Witness by Nell Peters

 

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Genre: Crime/Thrillers & Mystery/Family Life/Crime Fiction
Tags: Psychological/Life/Relationships//Murder/Homicide/Murderer

Hostile Witness is the mesmerising new psychological thriller by Nell Peters. 

When her husband leaves her and their sons to shack up with a younger model, Callie Ashton thinks she’s hit rock bottom. She’s wrong. Already unemployed and struggling to hold everything together, Callie’s life goes into freefall when she stumbles across the murder of a neighbour. The killer soon becomes intent on despatching Callie too, wrongly assuming she can identify him. 
Despite her new man being the officer in charge of the investigation, Callie's in great danger – and it soon becomes clear the murderer isn’t too worried whom he kills or maims in his quest to eliminate her. No one is safe and the killer seems to know her every movement. Soon, with no resolution in sight, Callie feels she has no choice but to take matters into her own hands…but at what cost to her safety – and sanity?
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By Any Other Name by Nell Peters

 

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Genre: Crime/Thrillers & Mystery/Crime Fiction/
Tags: Psychological/Life/Murder/Homicide/Chilling/Murderer

"Twists abound as love blossoms amongst the dead bodies in a genre-crossing novel with a dark undertow all its own." Marika Cobbold, best-selling author


Emily Kelly cannot believe her luck when she is employed as companion to wealthy old Sir Gerald Ffinche. (OK, luck had nothing to do with it – but all’s fair in love and job-seeking, right?)
She soon settles in chez Ffinche and builds an excellent rapport with Sir Gerald – but it’s his son Richard who really interests her, and they quickly become inseparable. 
However, it seems their happiness has enraged someone closely associated with the family, and a series of tragic events is set in motion. Subtle clues are left to incriminate Emily and when she determines to expose the real culprit, she is spoiled for choice. As the body count mounts, Emily and Richard – and the police – are perplexed. They’re clearly looking for someone who projects a mask of sanity to the world whilst being dangerously disturbed: but who? 
With a whole shoal of red herrings and a plot that veers from the almost cosy to a taut psychological thriller, By Any Other Name is an enthralling, chilling whodunit.
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A Little Love (No Greater Love) by Amanda Prowse

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Genre: Romance/Literary Fiction/Women's Fiction
Tags: London/Love/Secrets

Everybody needs a little love in their lives... 


Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of a famous Mayfair bakery. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. 

But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love... 

From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies - and finding happiness before it's too late.
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An Unwilling Recruit (The Armageddon Wars Book 1) by John Evans

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Metaphysical & Visionary/Occult/Horror
Tags: Hedonistic/Other World/Unique/Dark Side

It began with an explosion in the desert. John Hunt, freelance reporter, and his camera-man partner, Andrew Johnson, should have both died that day. Miraculously one of them survived. 

Now, six months later, Hunt has left hospital with the intent of putting the remnants of his life back together. Unfortunately that would not be as easy as he imagined. 

A surprise visit from his dead partner convinces Hunt that his life has changed, he has changed and, more importantly, the world itself has changed. With Andrew acting as his macabre guide, Hunt is drawn into a part of the world he never knew existed, a dark, hedonistic world, where nothing is ever quite what it seems.
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Three words Falling by K.J. Dorward

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Erotica
Tags: Erotic/BDSM/Sexuality

This novel will captivate you, dominate you and take you on a journey through steamy love scenes and emotional angst. 
Multi-millionaire Elizabeth Drake is a powerful, work-driven businesswoman living a quiet and simple life with her husband, James. Putting behind a past laced with tragedy, Elizabeth works hard to stay focused to maintain the life she now leads. 
On her fortieth birthday, Elizabeth is persuaded by a friend to go out and celebrate. Her world takes an unexpected yet thrilling turn when she meets Sebastian Knight, a man almost half her age. Unable to shake off her infatuation, she can’t resist falling under his spell as they embark on an erotic love affair. But the deeper she falls and her dominant side emerges, so do the tragic events she has desperately tried to keep hidden. 
Will Elizabeth be haunted forever or will she give in to the three words she is most afraid of and let Sebastian set her free…
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Secrets by Debbie Viggiano

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Humour/Satire
Tags: Canada/Toronto/Quebec/Montreal/Vancouver/Comedy

Janey Richardson thought she had it all – the perfect job, a drop-dead gorgeous boyfriend, a cutesy cottage love nest, and a socking great diamond on her left hand. But things aren’t always as they seem, as Janey is about to discover when an unexpected stranger turns up exposing a secret that shatters her world. There’s only one thing for it. She’s going to have to disappear. 
Garth Davis thought he had it all too, until a secret is revealed that turns his world upside down. He is left with one burning question, but he’s going to have to take a five-thousand-mile journey to find the answer. 
When Janey’s and Garth’s worlds collide, a thaw takes place in Janey’s heart. But is Garth ‘The One’? Making the right decision isn’t easy, especially when Janey’s own past rushes back to meet her.
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Stockings and Cellulite by Debbie Viggiano

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Humour/Romance/Satire
Tags: Divorce/Cheating/Affair/Comedy/Romantic/Marriage

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, Cassandra Cherry’s life takes a turn for the worse when she stumbles upon husband Stevie lying naked, except for his socks, on a coat-strewn bed with a 45-year-old divorcee called Cynthia. 

Suddenly single, Cass throws herself into the business of getting over Stevie with gusto. Her main problems now are making her nine-year-old twins happy, juggling a new social life with a return to work and avoiding being arrested by an infuriating policeman who always seems to turn up at the most inopportune moments. 

Then, just when Cass is least prepared, and much to Stevie’s chagrin, she crashes head over heels in love with the last person she’d ever expected.
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Lipstick and Lies by Debbie Viggiano

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Humour/Romance/Satire/Romantic Comedy
Tags: Divorce/Cheating/Affair/Comedy/Romantic/Marriage

41-year old Cassandra Mackerel is loved up and happily re-married to new husband Jamie. Together they have a ready-made family and a six month old baby boy. Juggling her own children with step-children and an infant is both hectic and stressful, especially with a mother-in-law who seems to have taken up permanent residence.
Cass has a strong support system in good friend and new mum Morag – who is the fourth Mrs Harding with more step-children she can keep up with – and also old neighbour and great pal Nell who has a baby girl.
Rising to the challenge of a second marriage and the emotional baggage that comes with it is tough. The last thing Cass needs is the reappearance of husband Jamie’s ex-girlfriend Selina. Gorgeous and glamorous but utterly unstable, Selina once stalked Cass and contrived to split her and Jamie up. And now Selina is engaged to Jamie’s business partner, Ethan Fareham. Seemingly it is appalling coincidence.
Cass can’t shake the feeling that Selina is up to her old tricks. And she's right to be worried. For if Selina has her way, she’ll split Cass and Jamie up permanently. Because this time it’s murder...
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The Best Girls (4 Book Series) by Tamie Dearen

 

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Genre: Romance/Romantic Comedy/Women's Fiction
Tags: Love/Dating/Humour/Humor/Relationships

A delightful series of Romantic Comedies from Tamie Dearen. They are sizzling, but blush free stories of love designed to make you feel the emotions deep inside. Her sweet heroes will win your heart, along with the hearts of her flawed heroines. No graphic sex is needed for you to experience the thrill of romance and first love.
Find out for yourself. Fall in love again!
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Her Best Match: A Romantic Comedy (The Best Girls Book 1) by Tamie Dearen

 

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Genre: Romance/Romantic Comedy/Women's Fiction
Tags: Love/Dating/Humour/Humor/Relationships 

Feisty, stubborn, and bored with life in Texas, Anne Best is about to get more than she bargained for.


The lovely widow heads off to the Big Apple for a job interview, expecting no more than a few days adventure in New York City, only to find herself with a new job working for the most infuriating man she's ever met. 
Billionaire Steven Gherring is one of New York's Most Eligible Bachelors, and he has every intention of staying that way. But Gram has other ideas. She's on a not-so-secret campaign to find a wife for her grandson. 
As fearless as she is clumsy, Anne tackles every challenge (including her new boss) enthusiastically, with two lone exceptions... public speaking and recognizing her own feelings. Passions rise along with hemlines as Gram joins forces with Anne, a veteran matchmaker, to find the perfect match for Steven. 
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Alora: The Wander-Jewel (Alora Series Book 1) by Tamie Dearen

 

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Genre: Teen & Young Adult/Fantasy/Science Fiction/Coming of Age
Tags: Magic/Dreams/Intrigue/Bravery/Adventure

Only while in the shower. And only of one stranger: a handsome boy with long brown hair, intense green eyes, and the oddest clothes. A boy who vanishes whenever she opens her eyes. 
And then one day, he doesn't… 
Alora's safe world is soon turned upside-down as she's thrust into another realm where her soulmate waits, magic abounds, and unfathomable evil seeks to claim her. 
 
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Foxden Acres (The Dudley Sisters Quartet) by Madalyn Morgan
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Genre: Family Saga/Historical Romance/Romance
Tags: War/WWII/London/Blitz/Land Girls/

On the eve of 1939 twenty-year-old Bess Dudley, trainee teacher and daughter of a groom, bumps into James, heir to the Foxden Estate. Bess and James played together as equals when they were children, but now James is engaged to the more socially acceptable Annabel Hadleigh. 

Bess takes up a teaching post in London but when war breaks out and London schoolchildren are evacuated she returns to Foxden to organise a troop of Land Girls. 
Traditional barriers come crashing down when Flying Officer James Foxden falls in love with Bess. But by this time Bess has come to know and respect Annabel. Can she be with James if it means breaking her best friend’s heart? 
And besides, Bess has a shameful secret that she has vowed to keep from James at any cost…
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Applause (The Dudley Sisters Quartet) by Madalyn Morgan
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Genre: Family Sagas/Historical/Historical Romance/Fiction/Romance/Sagas
Tags: WWII/London/Blitz/Fascist/Saga

In the early years of World War 2, Margot Dudley works her way up from usherette to leading lady in a West End show. Driven by blind ambition Margot becomes immersed in the heady world of nightclubs, drink, drugs and fascist thugs – all set against a background of the London Blitz. To achieve her dream, Margot risks losing everything she holds dear. 


APPLAUSE is the second book in the DUDLEY SISTERS QUARTET.
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China Blue (The Dudley Sisters Quartet Book 3) by Madalyn Morgan
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Genre: Family Sagas/Historical Romance
Tags: France/Europe/WWII/World War 2/SOE/Royal Canadian Air Force

CHINA BLUE is the third book in The Dudley Sisters Saga. 


At the beginning of World War II Claire Dudley joins the WAAF. She excels in languages and is recruited by the Special Operations Executive to work in German occupied France with Captain Alain Mitchell, of the RCAF, and the French Resistance. 
Against SOE rules Claire falls in love. The affair has to be kept secret. Even after her lover falls into the hands of the Gestapo, Claire cannot tell anyone they are more than comrades. 
As the war reaches its climax, Claire fears she will never again see the man she loves.
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9:45 to Bletchley (The Dudley Sisters Saga) by Madalyn Morgan
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Genre: Literature & Fiction/War & Military/Historical/Romance
Tags: WWII/Bletchley Park/Secrets/Crime/Romantic

In the midst of the Second World War, and charged with taking vital equipment via the 9:45 train, Ena Dudley makes regular trips to Bletchley Park, until on one occasion she is robbed. When those she cares about are accused of being involved, she investigates, not knowing whom she can trust. While trying to clear her name, Ena falls in love.

9:45 to Bletchley is the fourth book in the Dudley Sisters Saga. Click on the book cover to buy this book.
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Death Plays a Part (The Alexandrians Book 1) by Lesley Cookman

 

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Genre: Historical Fiction/British & Irish/Thriller & Mystery/Literature
Tags: Murder/Theatre/Theatrical/Mysterious/Edwardian

Death Plays a Part is the first in a series of historical mysteries by best-selling author Lesley Cookman, set in the changing world of the Edwardian era. 

Dorinda Alexander is a former governess who now owns the Alexandria Theatre in the seaside town of Nethergate. Her troupe is rehearsing for a season of music hall performances, a new experience for the theatre – and when mysterious young singer Velda Turner arrives looking for employment Dorinda, impressed by her talent, hires her. 

Soon, though, optimism turns to tragedy when a body is found after an apparently motiveless break-in at the theatre. With the local police convinced that the answer to the mystery lies in Dorinda’s own past – a cause of much distress to her – the murder seems an impossible task to solve, until an enigmatic Scotland Yard detective shows up… 
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Murder Dancing by Lesley Cookman

 

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Genre: Crime/British & Irish/Thriller & Mystery/Fiction/Cozy
Tags: Murder/Theatre/Theatrical/Mysterious/Ballet/Occult

The sixteenth in the acclaimed Libby Sarjeant murder mystery series by Lesley Cookman. 

Max Tobin brings his all-male dance company to Steeple Martin, with his new ballet Pendle, based on the infamous Pendle Witch Trials, due to be performed at the Oast Theatre. There have been unpleasant incidents during rehearsals in London, and Max asks Libby Sarjeant and her friend Fran Wolfe to look into them. To everyone’s surprise, the seriousness of the incidents escalates until, inevitably, someone is murdered. 

While the police look into the murder, Libby and Fran wonder why someone seemed so set against the ballet. Were occult forces at work, or was there a more worldly, personal motive?
 
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Bittersweet Flight by Anne L. Harvey
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Genre: Romance/Family Saga/Historical/Literature & Fiction
Tags: Lancashire/Mill Towns/1950s/Blackpool/Love/Pregnancy

It’s 1956 and Sally Simcox is a girl in trouble, at a time when having an illegitimate child is considered shameful. The father, Nick Roberts, had offered to marry her but, knowing he was in love with someone else, she’d told him she’d had a miscarriage.
Back in Sally’s hometown of Horwich, Joyce, Nick’s younger sister, is pining for the love of her life, Bragger Yates, while trying to avoid the unwanted attentions of Sally’s brother, Jud Simcox. 
Sally has fled to the anonymity of Blackpool, not knowing what she’s going to do there or how she will cope with her situation. On the day of her arrival in Blackpool, she meets a young RAF serviceman. He seems familiar and it isn’t long before Sally realises that he’s the last person she needs to meet for he is Nick’s younger brother, Phil. And he has no idea who she is. Yet it seems that their paths are destined to cross. Click on the book cover to buy this wonderful book.

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A Suitable Young Man by Anne L. Harvey
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Genre: Romance/Family Saga/Historical/Literature & Fiction
Tags: Lancashire/Mill Towns/1950s/Rock and Roll/Teddy Boys/Dance Halls

A nostalgic tale of friendship, family, love, loyalty and loss, set in a Lancashire mill town in the new Elizabethan era of the mid-1950s. One dark December night, Kathy Armstrong is rescued from two thugs by Nick Roberts, whom she’d known as a schoolgirl. But Nick is a Teddy boy, hell-bent on having a good time in the pubs and dance halls of the era. Shortly after, she meets accountant John Talbot at a party and is captivated by his middle-class charm. To the background of the new rock and roll, a mounting crisis over the Suez Canal, family and personal crises, Kathy struggles with a wayward attraction to Nick and her incubating love for John. But which one is ‘The Suitable Young Man?’

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Insectipids by June Gundlack

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Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Children's Books/Young Adult
Tags:Galactic/Fly/Space/Worlds/Planets

It’s only a fly… 


Often ridiculed for being different was normal for young James Allen. 
He was used to it – until he found himself on the receiving end of a happy-slapping incident. This turned out to be the spur he needed to change his life and, in doing so, for him to make a difference to the rest of the world. 
Inspired by his secret childhood friend, Zoga, his decision takes him on adventures far and wide, introducing him to challenges most adults would cringe at or shy away from. 
A short while before his 16th birthday, James develops an increase in physical and mental powers. Energised by his drive and ability to think and act faster than most, he saves the world from the nemesis known as INSECTIPIDS. 
“It’s only a fly.” Those four simple words will forever be a reminder that ‘only’ could mean far worse… 

Insectipids - an inter-galactic adventure for young and young adult readers!
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The Look 4 Books Medley of Short Stories
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A wonderful medley of eighteen short stories written by some of the amazing authors featured at Look 4 Books. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated equally to the Autistic Society, and the Alzheimer's Society. Many thanks to all the authors for contributing their time and effort in producing this superb book. Special thanks go to Elaine Chissick for her determination in getting this project completed.

To read more about this book please click on the cover.


Authors featured include: Vanessa Knipe, Elaine Chissick, Mason N. Forbes, June Gundlack, Pauline Barclay, Carol Anne Hunter, Anne Harvey, Nicci Rae, H.E. Joyce, Terri Nixon, Scarlett Flame, Tina K. Burton, Madalyn Morgan, Billierosie, Carol Marrs Phipps & Tom Phipps, Maureen Turner, Sherrie Lowe, Gary Walker.

The Queen of Evil by C. Hazelwood

 

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Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult/Fiction/Adventure/Children's Literature
Tags: Magic/Mystery/Saga/Myth

Baba Yaga, a witch from Bedlam Forest, has an ambition to be, "The Queen of Evil." To achieve her aims she must enlist the help of the Keeper of Death, to assist her in abducting a magic forest, which will enable Yaga to be the most powerful entity in the kingdom, However, there are others who are prepared to stop the old crone from reaching her aspirations. The residents of the magic forest, the Saints and an entity known as the Guardian, all tribute towards Yaga's downfall. Two little owls, Hooter and James, are sent on an away mission to search for Muma Padurii, the mother of the forest, although it is said, she is only a legend from when time first began. The birds face a horrendous journey from start to finish. From battling with a ferocious sea and being trapped in a mountain of mirrors, before they are hypnotised by seven dancing maidens, who are not as innocent as they seem. Every step of the way, the birds are fleeing from the Draci, the main force of evil. They encounter the Sfinx, a group of talking rocks. They witness an attempt to annihilate the Keeper, whose identity is revealed after millions of years. The owl's adventures are fraught with danger from start to finish, with many twists and surprises along the way.
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Give In To The Feeling by Sarah Zama

 

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Genre: Fantasy/Romance/Historical Fiction/Paranormal
Tags: Chicago/1920s/Gangsters/Love/Passion/Spirit World
 

Chicago 1924

Susie has never thought she might want more. More than being Simon’s woman. More than the lush life he’s given her when she came from China. More than the carefree nights of dance in his speakeasy.
Simon has never asked her anything in return but her loyalty. Not a big price.
Until that night.

When Blood enters Simon’s speakeasy, and Susie dances with him, she discovers there’s a completely new world beyond the things she owns and the things she’s allowed to do. A world where she can be her own woman, where she can be the woman she’s supposed to be. A world of sharing and self-expression she has never glimpsed.
But she’s still Simon’s woman, and he won’t allow her to forget it.

Soon Susie will discover there’s more than two men fighting over her in the confrontation between Blood and Simon. There’s a fight breaking through the wall of the real world, into the spirit world where Susie’s freedom may mean life or death for one of them. And if Susie gives in, she will lose more than just her heart and happiness.

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Paths of Separations by Gulshan Ul Amin

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Contemporary Fiction/Short Stories
Tags: Asian/Muslim/Fate/Decisions/Heartache/Love

"This book is a collection of Gulshan Ul Amin’s five stories, Octopus, Dowry, Real, History, Gamble. 

Being a British Asian Muslim all her stories have (obviously) assortments of that touch, flavor, and spices necessary to leave a taste on the reader’s tongue. 

All the stories are written with and from the author’s heart, have a definate story plot/line, complete with sweet sharp dialogues/ sentences. The stories are meaningful, situational, very happening, fresh and very very readable. 
To grasp the real depth, meaning and message of these stories the reader will have to read them to the full. Once you start reading you wont be able to put the book down. 
Octopus: A roller coaster journey of life and it’s ways. It’ a story of love, fate, pain, heartache and decisions a man makes for himself. 
Dowry: Full of traditions, customs and family values. 
Real: When a person is too busy somewhere else and is on the verge of forgetting Allah, then Allah causes something or another to happen to make that person feel His presence. A read to look at ones inside self. 
History: Sometimes history does repeat itself. 
Gamble: Choices are gambles. They have to be taken. 
A book like this is rare. So don’t let it pass you by. 
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Palomino Sky (The Midnight Sky Series: 2) by Jan Ruth

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Romance/Women's Fiction/Sagas
Tags: Family/Loss/Love/Horses/Rural/Countryside

A golden promise for the future in a lonely palomino mare, but life deals a cruel hand for James and Laura. 
James is still running from the past after the loss of his wife, and a devastating accident forces him to face his final demons, but at what cost? Laura is forced deeper into his rural world – a life she once despised – but discovers empathy and hope in the palomino mare she calls Song. 
Repercussions abound for Maggie too, when the full extent of her daughter’s dangerous liaison comes to light, leaving the entire family in turmoil. Will James and Laura ever find a golden future, or has life dealt too vicious a blow?
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White Horizon by Jan Ruth

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Romance/Women's Fiction/Sagas/
Tags: Family/Love/Relationships/Life/Divorce/Adultery

Three couples in crisis, multiple friendships under pressure.
On-off-on lovers Daniel and Tina return to their childhood town. After twenty-five years together, they marry in typically chaotic fashion, witnessed by old friends, Victoria and Linda who become entangled in the drama, their own lives changing beyond recognition. However, as all their marriages begin to splinter, and damaged Victoria begins an affair with Daniel, the secret illness that Tina has been hiding emerges. Victoria's crazed and violent ex-husband attempts to kill Daniel and nearly succeeds, in a fire that devastates the community. On the eve of their first wedding anniversary, Tina returns to face her husband, but is it to say goodbye forever, or to stay?
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Midnight Sky (The Midnight Sky Series: 1) by Jan Ruth

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Romance/Women's Fiction/Sagas/
Tags: Family/Love/Relationships/Life/Horse Whisperer
 

Part One of the Midnight Sky Series.
How can we harness the future if the past will not set us free?
Opposites attract? Laura Brown, interior designer and James Morgan-Jones, horse whisperer - and Midnight Sky, a beautiful but damaged steeplechaser.
Laura seems to have it all, glamorous job, charming boyfriend. Her sister, Maggie, struggles with money, difficult children and an unresponsive husband. She envies her sister's life, but are things as idyllic as they seem?
She might be a farmer's daughter but Laura is doing her best to deny her roots, even deny her true feelings. Until she meets James, but James is very married, and very much in love, to a wife who died two years ago. They both have issues to face from their past, but will it bring them together, or push them apart?
This novel is a complete read; the story continues in Palomino Sky.
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Escape to Gettis...And Love (Love in Gettis Book 1) by Gerri Bowen

 

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Genre: Romance/Fantasy/Paranormal/Fiction
Tags: Portal/Vikings/Ireland/Healer/Gettysburg

Koozie and Dromo are back 
Maggie is content with her life as it is. She’s divorced, and makes a good living as a massage therapist in Gettysburg. She is not ready to accept there is an open portal to Viking Ireland in her back yard that is open. Yet when the intruders come through, she is attracted by one man’s aura, Joren. She later finds out that he saved her brother and is a healer, which attracts her even more. Yet she’s been hurt before. Despite her inner fears of commitment, she believes she could be happy with this man. 
When the portal is discovered to be open, Joren knows it’s time to go through to Gettis and rescue those children who had been stolen away so many years ago. With permission from the old man, Joren collects his men, the prisoner, and his sword, Singer of Mighty Blood Songs and enters Gettis. His world is rocked. Wonders abound and the children are safe. His mission is now changed. One of the reasons is Maggie. Would she have him? 
The evidence of Arndt, an evil man who is pursuing the travelers puts everyone in Gettis at risk. Without alerting the outside world of their portal, can they defeat Arndt and his men, and live happily ever after? 
Koozie and Dromo will help them. 
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Aftermath of a Murder by V.K. McGivney

 

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Genre: Crime/Thrillers & Mystery/Family Life/Crime Fiction
Tags: Psychological/Life/Relationships/Secrets/Murder/Marriage

Timid housewife Karen Armstrong is forced to confront the flaws in her marriage after her accountant husband is gunned down in the street by an unknown assailant. 
Howard Armstrong was a difficult and controlling man, but as the investigation into his murder gets underway, Karen learns that these were the least of his faults. 
Each new revelation hits her like a seismic shock but she tries to overcome her own emotional reactions for the sake of her three children whom she is desperate to keep from learning the terrible truth about their father. 
She takes them on a trip to coastal Wales where she experiences a peace and sense of freedom that formerly eluded her. 
On her return she sinks into depression and it is during her attempt to recover from this that she finds a clue that leads to the discovery of the identity of Howard’s assailant. 
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Last Days Forever by Vanessa Knipe

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    Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction & Fantasy/Time Travel
    Tags: Romance/Guardian Angel/Texas/Victorian/Adventure/Asimov

    Disgraced guardian angel, Jack Foyle, is hunting for his missing girlfriend, Lizzie, from somewhere in the 1840s when he butts in on a chrono-criminal organization stealing oil from the past and selling it in the future. No wonder his home time of the twentieth-century is running out of oil. 
    On the run and chased through time by the criminals, the Time Cops, the guardian angels and a hungry kitten, Jack must protect the twenty-first century inventor of time travel or he will never see Lizzie again. 
    But it’s a race against time….
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SHADOW AND SALVATION by Vanessa Knipe

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    Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal
    Tags: Ghosts/Witches/England/Monsters

    For centuries, a tiny band of men (and they are all men) have held the monsters and forces of nature at bay. Without them, hungry elementals would swarm over Britain, consuming life for their fuel and demanding sacrifices to restore their powers. Operating out of a secret arm of the Church of England, these witch-finders protect ordinary people, allowing them to live their lives. And their center, the College of St. Van Helsing, attempts to bring new generations of witch-finders to the noble cause. Burnout and the toll of the job doesn’t make it easy and the College’s insistence that only men are qualified drives many who would best serve to become witches instead.
    A witch-finder considering abandoning the church and using magic to expand his family estate confronts an elemental who promises him sex and power. A drunk student finds his own power being used to bring forth a legendary ghost dog. An angry storm disguises the yearning of a mother for her child—and her willingness to destroy a city if witch-finder magic kills that child. A Neolithic dog seeks to protect its family, still confused about why it was abandoned. An angry elemental has found a loophole in the wards that bind it to the earth and plans its escape on the day that doesn’t exist.
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Life Class by Gilli Allan

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Women's Fiction/Romance
Tags: Life/Relationships/Midlife/Sexuality/Human Nature/Secrets

Four people hide secrets from the world and themselves. Dory is disillusioned by men and relationships, having seen the damage sex can do. Fran deals with her mid-life crisis by pursuing an online flirtation which turns threatening. Stefan feels he is a failure and searches for self-validation through his art. Dominic is a lost boy, heading for self-destruction. 
They meet regularly at a life-drawing class, led by sculptor Stefan. They all want a life different from the one they have, but all have made mistakes they know they cannot escape. They must uncover the past – and the truths that come with it - before they can make sense of the present and navigate a new path into the future.
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Fly or Fall by Gilli Allan

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Women's Fiction/Romance
Tags: Family/Marriage/Love/Adultery/Life/Regrets

Will the allure of the unknown ever overcome the fear of stepping away from solid ground? 

Wife and mother, Nell, fears change, but it is forced upon her by her manipulative husband, Trevor. Finding herself in a new world of flirtation and casual infidelity, her principles are undermined and she’s tempted. Should she emulate the behaviour of her new friends or stick with the safe and familiar?

But everything Nell has accepted at face value has a dark side. Everyone - even her nearest and dearest - has been lying. She’s even deceived herself. The presentiment of disaster, first felt as a tremor at the start of the story, rumbles into a full blown earthquake. When the dust settles, nothing is as it previously seemed. And when an unlikely love blossoms from the wreckage of her life, she fears it is doomed. 

The future, for the woman who feared change, is irrevocably altered. But has she been broken, or has she transformed herself?
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Torn by Gilli Allan

 

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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Women's Fiction/Romance
Tags: Romantic/Choices/Single Parent/Humour/Love/Rural


"Deeply moving..." Katie Fforde

Jess has made a series of bad life choices and all have let her down. 
Escaping London, she sets out to recreate herself in the idyllic countryside, and this time she wants to get it right! 
She wants to lead a responsible, tranquil life with her young son Rory, but soon discovers stresses which pull her in opposing directions – conflict over a new bypass, between friends, and worst of all, between lovers. 

Educated, experienced, and pragmatic, James is a widowed farmer whose opinions differ from, and enrage, Jess. His young shepherd, Danny, is an uneducated and inexperienced idealist. Jess is attracted to them both, and realizes if she wants her idyllic countryside life to survive, she must choose her Mr Right.

The only problem is – which one is he?
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Boot Camp Bride by Lizzie Lamb
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Genre: Humour/Humor/Romantic Comedy/Comedy/Romance
Tags: Columbia/Journalism/Weddings/Brides

Take an up-for-anything reporter. Add a world-weary photo-journalist. Put them together . . . light the blue touch paper and stand well back! Posing as a bride-to-be, Charlee Montague goes undercover at a boot camp for brides in order to photograph supermodel Anastasia Markova. At Charlee's side and posing as her fiancé, is Rafael Ffinch award winning photographer and survivor of a kidnap attempt in Columbia. He's in no mood to cut inexperienced Charlee any slack and has made it plain that once the investigation is over, their partnership - and fake engagement - will be terminated, too. Soon Charlee has more questions than answers. What's the real reason behind Ffinch's interest in the boot camp? How is it connected to his kidnap in Columbia? In setting out to uncover the truth, Charlee puts herself in danger ... As the investigation draws to a close, she wonders if she'll be able to hand back the engagement ring and walk away from Rafa without a backward glance.
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The 20's Girl, the ghost, and all that jazz by June Kearns
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Genre: Romance/Family Saga/1920s/Historical Fiction/Flappers

1924. The English Shires, after the Great War. 

When her jazzing flapper of an aunt dies, Gerardina Mary Chiledexter inherits some silver-topped scent bottles, a wardrobe of love-affair clothes, and astonishingly, a half-share in a million-acre ranch in south-west Texas.

Haunted by a psychic cat and the ghost voice of that aunt Leonie, Gerry feels driven to travel thousands of miles to see the ranch for herself.

Against a background of big sky, cattle barons and oil wells, she is soon engaged in a game of power, pride and ultimately, love, with the Texan who owns the other half.
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An Unexpected Sojourn by D.B. Graves

 

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Genre: Science Fiction/Sci-fi/Fantasy/Time Travel
Tags: Illinois/Mystery/Sexuality/Adult/

A hidden door to an ancient place is discovered. A place without boundaries. 
**This book contains graphic violence as well as graphic sexual content.**
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183 Times A Year by Eva Jordan

 

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Genre: Humour/Humor/Fiction/Satire/Literary
Tags: Family/Children/Teenager/Teenagers/Emo/Funny/Love

Mothers and daughters alike will never look at each other in quite the same way after reading this book—a brilliantly funny observation of contemporary family life. 


Lizzie—exasperated Mother of Cassie, Connor and Stepdaughter Maisy—is the frustrated voice of reason to her daughters’ teenage angst. She gets by with good friends, cheap wine and talking to herself—out loud. 

16-year-old Cassie—the Facebook-Tweeting, Selfie-Taking, Music and Mobile Phone obsessed teen—hates everything about her life. She longs for the perfect world of Chelsea Divine and her 'undivorced' parents—and Joe, of course. 

However, the discovery of a terrible betrayal and a brutal attack throws the whole household into disarray. Lizzie and Cassie are forced to reassess the important things in life as they embark upon separate journeys of self-discovery—accepting some less than flattering home truths along the way. 

Although tragic at times this is a delightfully funny exploration of domestic love, hate, strength and ultimately friendship. A poignant, heartfelt look at that complex and diverse relationship between a Mother and daughter set amongst the thorny realities of today’s divided and extended families. Click on the book cover to read more.

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Another Time, Another Place by Carol Arnall
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Genre: Religion & Spirituality/Mind & Body/Reincarnation/Supernatural/Paranormal
Tags: Mystical/Ghosts/Reincarnation/Unexplained

2000 
Ann leaves home to escape her strict parents but, unfortunately, finds herself in a far worse situation with a controlling boyfriend who is a speaker at the local Spiritualist Church. He makes her life unbearable. Can she find a way to leave him and set up a business teaching tarot cards? 
Previous to Ann leaving home she had experienced a time lapse and found herself living a life as a clairvoyant in 1965. Will she discover the reason for her living this past life? 

1965 
Sue’s husband tragically dies after two weeks of married life. To earn her living, Sue works the psychic fairs as a clairvoyant. She believes in life after death and is desperate to contact her husband through a medium. 
A doctor visits her for a tarot card reading but to her dismay he becomes dependent on having readings, almost on a daily basis. At times, Sue feels as if he is taking over her life. 
Packed with mystery and intrigue, Another Time, Another Place will hold your interest to the very end.
 
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The Ghosts of Westerlea by Carol Arnall
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Genre: Religion & Spirituality/Mind & Body/Reincarnation/Supernatural/Paranormal
Tags: Mystical/Ghosts/Reincarnation/Unexplained

Haunted by her traumatic past that has left her suffering from anxiety, apart from being able to communicate verbally with her dog George, Ella Brighson is mute. 

Ella decides to move to Westerlea to an isolated cottage deep in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside. Westerlea has everything she needs to aid her recovery and make her feel ‘whole’ again. 
After living at the cottage for a short time, Ella begins dreaming about a woman called Jean and her granddaughter, Tricia. She also starts hearing voices and whispers along with other unexplained sounds which appear to emanate from the walls of the cottage. When out walking one day she sees a group of ghost children nearby. 
Who are the people she dreams about? Who are the ghost children and why do they haunt the cottage and the area around Westerlea? And why does Ella’s ex-boyfriend stalk her? 
Through her dreams Ella discovers that Jean has secrets which she is reluctant to share with her granddaughter, knowing that if she does, Tricia will leave her, and Jean will face her future alone. 
The Ghosts of Westerlea is an intriguing mix of past lives, ghosts and secrets. 
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A Haunted Past by Carol Arnall
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Genre: Religion & Spirituality/Mind & Body/Reincarnation/Supernatural
Tags: Mystical/Ghosts/Reincarnation/Unexplained
Jen’s unhappy life changes forever when she finds herself leading a past life in the 1960s. 

She is astonished to discover she is happily married, with a husband and an eight year old daughter. 
Jen is suddenly torn from her only daughter and taken back to 1965. Could this be a past life? Is she dreaming? 
Trapped and confused, Jen tries to unravel her tormented emotions with newly discovered relationships, living and dead. 
Jen is haunted by these two lives but has her spirit guides to reassure her. She needs to make an important decision - Should she stay or should Jen find her way back home again? But how can she possibly leave if she has fallen in love?
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Birmingham Girls by Carol Arnall
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This book tells the story of our early lives in Balsall Heath, Birmingham, where we lived in a back-to-back house with our mother. Our father deserted Mom before I was born. She had a desperate struggle bringing us up during and after the war until she remarried.

I have also written the book "Whatever Happened After Birmingham Girls" you can read more about that HERE.
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Five Guns Blazing by Emma Rose Millar & Kevin Allen

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Genre: Historical/Fiction/Adventure/Caribbean & Latin America
Tags: Pirates/Slavery/Romance/Workhouse/Plantations/Barbados

"Never had she imagined she would be brought so low, and all for the love of a very bad man." 

1710 

Convict’s daughter, Laetitia Beedham, is set on an epic journey from the back streets of London, through transportation to Barbados and gruelling plantation life, into the clutches of notorious pirates John ‘Calico Jack’ Rackham, Mary Read and the treacherous Anne Bonny. 

In a world of villainy and deceit, where black men are kept in chains and a woman will sell her daughter for a few gold coins, Laetitia can find no one in whom to place her trust. 

As the King’s men close in on the pirates and the noose begins to tighten around their necks, who will win her loyalty and her heart? 

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Meet Me At Low Tide: and other poems by Theresa Le Flem

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Genre: Poetry/Literary Criticism/Inspirational & Religious
Tags: Inspiration/Creativity/Humanity/Spiritual

This anthology brings together over thirty years of previously unpublished work by the poet and novelist Theresa Le Flem combined with drawings reproduced from her notebooks and sketchbooks. Perceptive, challenging, spiritual and moving – the poetry of Theresa Le Flem takes the reader on a journey from Cornwall to Ireland and from the Midlands to the wild stretches of Romney Marsh. Along the way she shares with you her passion for life and social justice. Covering history, political comment, conservation, love and personal experiences, this revealing and thought-provoking anthology offers a unique insight into the way a poet sees the world. This book is an inspiration for all those who strive to live in a world where creativity, humanity and humility are treasured. To read more about this book please click on the cover.

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The Gypsy's Son: A Romany Gypsy Family Saga by Theresa Le Flem

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Genre: Coming of Age/Fiction/Literary Fiction/Contemporary Fiction/Family Saga
Tags: Cornwall/Cornish/Gypsies/Romany/Family/Relationships

Set in Cornwall in the 1950s, this moving novel explores family relationships, romance and memories. When a frightened young boy runs away from home, Gideon Tremayne, a Romany gypsy, resolves to take him back. But their journey takes a lifetime. This is a thought provoking book which delves into the past and challenges the reader to re-evaluate the meaning of life, home and survival. It’s a novel about reconciliation in which the search for love and security beckons…
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The Forgiving Sand by Theresa Le Flem

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Genre: Romance/Fiction/Literary & Fiction/Contemporary Fiction/Family Life
Tags: Cornwall/Cornish/Fishing/Family/Relationships/Love/Loss

1994, Cornwall. With the fishing industry in crisis it is becoming increasingly difficult to make ends meet in a small, coastal town. Christina's quiet beach cafe is losing money and her ruthless brother-in-law, Rene, is determined to close it down. Disabled since childhood, Christina is determined to maintain her family business but neither her mother nor her sister are interested in helping her. But when John Madison, a widowed and lonely local skipper, desperately seeks Christina's help with his young daughter she is both disturbed by and drawn to him. Who can save her beloved Sea Cafe? And when John asks her to take a risk, will her heart be torn in two?
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The Sea Inside His Head by Theresa Le Flem

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Genre: Fiction/Literary & Fiction/Contemporary Fiction/Family Life
Tags: Kent/Miners/Strikes/Decisions/Hardship/Love/Romance

It is 1984, and the Kent coalfields face closure. Striking miner Bradley is haunted by the pit which killed his father. When his wife's vigorous campaigning for the saving of the pit intensifies, he retreats into his allotment to contemplate a heart-rending decision. With his sister pregnant and scared of the world discovering her secret, Bradley is faced with a difficult decision: voluntary redundancy would bring enough to buy a small-holding in the country where there is a promise of a new life for his family, but to qualify he must break the strike and defy everything his wife stands for. Dare he become a scab and risk losing the woman he loves?
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The Keeper (The Craig Crime Series) by Catriona King
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Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Police Procedurals/Fiction
Tags: Belfast/Ireland/Nothern Ireland/Detective/Journalism

After three men are shot dead in Belfast, Marc Craig’s team is tasked to investigate. But are the murders the work of a random killer or a legacy of Northern Ireland’s past? 

When pathologist John Winter finds that the bullets were unmarked, it becomes clear the killings are the work of someone highly organised. Investigation points the team to a significant Belfast location; but will they get there in time to prevent another death? 

Meanwhile, two of the Murder Squad’s members experience life changing events, and Craig’s failure to deal with a personal issue almost costs him his career. 
The Keeper. Never Forget The Victims.
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The Sixth Estate (The Craig Crime Series) by Catriona King
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Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Police Procedurals/Fiction
Tags: Belfast/Ireland/Nothern Ireland/Detective/Journalism

When a voice from Craig's past asks for help, the detectives find themselves miles from Belfast, investigating a family's disappearance and possible deaths. As the case unfolds, greed and violence force the worlds of journalism and legacy to collide. 

Back in Belfast an old case occupies the rest of the squad and, as Christmas looms, the demons that Craig has been struggling with finally come to a head. 

The Sixth Estate. Blood matters.

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The Sect (The Craig Crime Series) by Catriona King
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Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Police Procedurals/Fiction
Tags: County Down/Ireland/Nothern Ireland/Detective/Journalism

When four bodies are found in rural County Down, drowned and wrapped in cling-film, it seems clear that the team is dealing with a psychopath. But their investigation unveils something even more sinister, as history and belief combine in a killing spree that reaches half way across the world. 

Meanwhile, one of the squad's old cases is resolved in an unexpected way and two of Craig's team members struggle with demons of their own. 

The Sect. Be careful what you believe.

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Father of Lies by Sarah England
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Genre: Horror/Occult/Paranormal/Mystery/Fiction
Tags: Sinister/Shocking/Supernatural/Psychological

Ruby is the most aggressively disturbed patient ever seen at Drummersgate High Security Forensic Unit. With little sign of improvement after almost two years, Dr. Jack McGowan finally decides to take a risk - and hypnotises her with devastating effects. A horrific, dark force is now unleashed on himself and his unsuspecting colleagues - as each in turn, attempts to unlock Ruby's shocking and sinister past. Who is this girl? And how did she manage to survive such evil when no one else can? 
Set in a derelict northern mining village, where secrets remain secrets, intruders are hounded from their homes and no one is talking, all paths eventually lead to the heart of darkness...and The Father of Lies.
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The Haunting of Highdown Hall by Shani Struthers

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Genre: Horror/Psychological/Paranormal/Crime/Mystery/Fiction
Tags:Sinister/Shocking/Supernatural/Psychological/Psychic/Ghosts

Psychic Surveys: Book 1 The Haunting of Highdown Hall.
'Good morning, Psychic Surveys. How can I help?' The latest in a long line of psychically-gifted females, Ruby Davis can see through the veil that separates this world and the next, helping grounded souls to move towards the light - or 'home' as Ruby calls it. Not just a job for Ruby, it's a crusade and one she wants to bring to the High Street. Psychic Surveys is born. Based in Lewes, East Sussex, Ruby and her team of freelance psychics have been kept busy of late. Specialising in domestic cases, their solid reputation is spreading - it's not just the dead that can rest in peace but the living too. All is threatened when Ruby receives a call from the irate new owner of Highdown Hall. Film star Cynthia Hart is still in residence, despite having died in 1958. Winter deepens and so does the mystery surrounding Cynthia. She insists the devil is blocking her path to the light long after Psychic Surveys have 'disproved' it. Investigating her apparently unblemished background, Ruby is pulled further and further into Cynthia's world and the darkness that now inhabits it. For the first time in her career, Ruby's deepest beliefs are challenged. Does evil truly exist? And if so, is it the most relentless force of all?
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Eve - A Christmas Ghost Story: A Psychic Surveys Prequel by

Shani Struthers
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Genre: Horror/Psychological/Paranormal/Crime/Mystery/Fiction
Tags:Sinister/Shocking/Supernatural/Psychological/Psychic/Ghosts

What do you do when a whole town is haunted? 


In 1899, in the North Yorkshire market town of Thorpe Morton, a tragedy occurred; 59 people died at the market hall whilst celebrating Christmas Eve, many of them children. One hundred years on and the spirits of the deceased are restless still, ‘haunting’ the community, refusing to let them forget. 

In 1999, psychic investigators Theo Lawson and Ness Patterson are called in to help, sensing immediately on arrival how weighed down the town is. Quickly they discover there’s no safe haven. The past taints everything. 

Hurtling towards the anniversary as well as a new millennium, their aim is to move the spirits on, to cleanse the atmosphere so everyone – the living and the dead – can start again. But the spirits prove resistant and soon Theo and Ness are caught up in battle, fighting against something that knows their deepest fears and can twist them in the most dangerous of ways. 

They’ll need all their courage to succeed and the help of a little girl too – a spirit who didn’t die at the hall, who shouldn’t even be there…
From the author of the bestselling The Haunting of Highdown Hall.

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Jessamine by Shani Struthers
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Genre: Horror/Psychological/Paranormal/Crime/Mystery/Fiction
Tags: Sinister/Shocking/Supernatural/Psychological/Brighton/Highlands/Scotland

“The dead of night, Jess, I wish they’d leave me alone.” 

Jessamin Wade’s husband is dead – a death she feels wholly responsible for. As a way of coping with her grief, she keeps him ‘alive’ in her imagination – talking to him everyday, laughing with him, remembering the good times they had together. She thinks she will ‘hear’ him better if she goes somewhere quieter, away from the hustle and bustle of her hometown, Brighton. Her destination is Glenelk in the Highlands of Scotland, a region her grandfather hailed from and the subject of a much-loved painting from her childhood. 

Arriving in the village late at night, it is a bleak and forbidding place. However, the house she is renting – Skye Croft – is warm and welcoming. Quickly she meets the locals. Her landlord, Fionnlagh Maccaillin, is an ex-army man with obvious and not so obvious injuries. Maggie, who runs the village shop, is also an enigma, startling her with her strange ‘insights’. But it is Stan she instantly connects with. Maccaillin’s grandfather and a frail, old man, he is grief-stricken from the recent loss of his beloved Beth. 

All four are caught in the past. All four are unable to let go. Their lives entwining in mysterious ways, can they help each other to move on or will they always belong to the ghosts that haunt them?

From the author of the bestselling The Haunting of Highdown Hall.

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Rise To Me by Shani Struthers
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Genre: Horror/Psychological/Paranormal/Crime/Mystery/Fiction
Tags: Sinister/Shocking/Supernatural/Psychological/Psychic

“This isn’t a ghost we’re dealing with. If only it were that simple…” 

Eighteen years ago, when psychic Ruby Davis was a child, her mother – also a psychic – suffered a nervous breakdown. Ruby was never told why. “It won’t help you to know,” the only answer ever given. Fast forward to the present and Ruby is earning a living from her gift, running a high street consultancy – Psychic Surveys – specialising in domestic spiritual clearance. 

Boasting a strong track record, business is booming. Dealing with spirits has become routine but there is more to the paranormal than even Ruby can imagine. Someone – something – stalks her, terrifying but also strangely familiar. Hiding in the shadows, it is fast becoming bolder and the only way to fight it is for the past to be revealed – no matter what the danger. 

When you can see the light, you can see the darkness too. 

And sometimes the darkness can see you.

From the author of the bestselling The Haunting of Highdown Hall.

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Moon Shadow by Julia Wild
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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Romance/Suspense/Mystery
Tags: Erotic/Sensual/Mysterious/Montana/
Moon Shadow: 
‘You’ll destroy me if I let you…’ 
Ellie Morrison is the star of a British, daily soap. 
So what’s she doing on a ranch in Montana posing as a housekeeper and investigating the murky past of its good-looking owner, Declan Kelloway? 
And why does she find herself attracted to her new boss? After all, she has a perfectly satisfactory man in her life. And Declan is just part of her job, isn’t he? Click on the book cover to read more.
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Dark Canvas by Julia Wild
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Genre: Literature & Fiction/Romance/Suspense/Mystery
Tags: Erotic/Sensual/Mysterious
Abbey is at the height of her career, has a lovely home and a steady boyfriend. All is wonderful until someone begins to threaten her. Jake Westaway comes into her life when he brings Abbey a message. He has no intention of sticking around, since she’s definitely not his type, but somehow, he has difficulty leaving…
Synopsis
Jake could see the photographer making his way towwards them, so he dropped his hand on her thigh, fingers spreading beneath the hem of her short dress. `Oh, what the hell!' His fingers moved higher on her thigh - and he knew how Abbey's eyes would ignite. The provocative glow in them was exactly what he wanted Miles to see...to see that he had lost Abbey! and to his best friend. He fumbled with the top button of his shirt - Abbey's seductive closeness making him clumsy. `Here...let me.' Abbey pushed aside his hand and undid his bow tie, then nimbly unfastened his top shirt button. She blew on his exposed neck, taking Jake by surprise; as surprising as the erotic tingling racing over his skin. Just as that all-woman, sensual lop-sided smile of hers curved her lips, the photographer's flash caught the erotic pose...
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Blue Silk Promise by Julia Wild
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Genre: Women's Fiction/Romance/Romantic Suspense
Tags: Mysterious/Relationships/Thrilling

Nick knows that there is something wrong. Surely he would remember being engaged to someone as quirky and gorgeous as Kayanne? But she insists they are to be married and that she is passionately in love with him. And so the wedding goes ahead and Nick is soon honeymooning with his bride, though it is a honeymoon in name only. But out in the darkness there is someone who is determined to keep it that way - someone who has reason to want Nick dead and Kayanne "widowed"...
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The Goddess Workshop by Margaret K. Johnson
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Genre: Humor/Humour/Comedy/Women's Literature

When four very different women respond to an advert for a course at the church hall promising women a ‘garden of earthly delights,’ not all of them know exactly what they’ve signed up for. And when they discover that a giant reproduction from the Kama Sutra has replaced the usual portrait of the Queen, more than one of them contemplates doing a runner before it’s too late. But then Jade Gate, their mysterious and charismatic workshop leader, arrives and sweeps them along with her extravagant enthusiasm. 


Before they know it, Reenie, Kate, Estelle and Janet are being encouraged to speak to their inner sex goddesses and to support each other in their mutual quest to become fully functioning sensual beings. It’s just a pity that personal conflicts and life events seem determined to thwart their common goal...
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Tick Tock Time's Up by Mark Pettinger
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Genre: Police Procedurals/Crime/Thrillers/Mystery/Fiction
Tags: Manchester/Police/Murder/Detective/Abduction/Kidnap

The Hardwicks are a relatively normal suburban family. Even after their young son, Joshua, recovered from a serious illness, Steven and Joanna Hardwick tried their best to ensure normality returned to their lives once more. Then Joshua was abducted. 
DCI Priest and his colleagues pick up the investigation, with a single priority….find Joshua and return him to his parents. Alive. 
When the kidnapper unexpectedly makes contact, everyone’s hopes are raised. That is until the Hardwicks realise that their nightmare is not over, but the worst is yet to come. With few clues to follow, Priest appears to be always one step behind. But one thing he knows for sure; the clock is ticking, and time is running out.
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The Decalogue by Mark Pettinger
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Genre: Police Procedurals/Crime/Thrillers/Mystery/Fiction
Tags: Manchester/Police/Murder/Detective/Serial Killer

DCI Jonny Priest, fresh from his recent promotion bids a fond farewell to The Metropolitan Police and heads north west for a new challenge with the Greater Manchester Police Force. He is immediately thrown into a murder investigation; a teenager brutally murdered in a nightclub. Priest soon realises that this is not the first murder of its kind in the area, and with a truly sinster pattern emerging, DCI Priest and his team have a race against time to prevent further deaths.


Fresh starts never quite delivering the promises they hold; DCI Priest is met with two elements from his past - one very much welcome, the other tragic and long forgotten. Has he got what it takes to lead and inspire a new team? Can he keep his personal challenges from impacting on his work life ? Can he catch a serial killer before he strikes again?
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Back Seat To Justice (A Steve Salem Novel) by Tim Baker

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Genre: Crime/Thrillers/Mystery/Fiction/Adventure
Tags: Florida/Private Detective/Investigator/Murder

Florida P.I. Steve Salem is hired to tail an unfaithful husband.
Things go from boring to bizarre when his mark is executed right in front of him.
Finding the killer is only the beginning of the adventure.

Review: "Back Seat to Justice" is excellent. I'm a big fan of the Robert B. Parker "Spenser" novels and this reminded me of those but with plenty of differences to keep the story fresh. There were plenty of twists and turns. A couple of times I was sure I had things all figured out and the action veered in a completely unexpected (but plausible!) direction.

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Unconditional Forbidden Love by Vicki Case

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Genre: Poetry/Poetry & Drama/Relationships
Tags: Marriage/Love/Divorce/Heartbreak/Cheating

"I won’t be the last woman who found true love and her soul mate in the arms of a ‘Forbidden Fruit’ that belonged to another. I won’t be the last woman to endure the heart and head struggle with right and wrong, for love and desire. I won’t be the last woman to surrender her heart, her soul and her body to a man, only to have it taken by him and then discarded. Nor will I be the last woman who endures the hurt, the pain and the loss at losing the love of her life and her soul mate and in such an insensitive and cowardly manner.


He won’t be the last man who found himself loving two women at once. Nor will he be the last man to succumb to temptation and desire in the arms of another woman, having to eventually decide on one, knowing full well that the discarded one will be ultimately hurt.

This book of poetry is dedicated to the only man I have ever really loved; to the man who used to call me ‘Gorgeous’; to the man who told me I was amazing and too intelligent for him.

This book is for the man who picked me up from the depths of despair after a horrible and emotionally abusive marriage; who showed me that there is nothing that I can’t do if I want to bad enough and; most importantly; to the man who showed me how to love him unconditionally and then; chose to severe me from his life with a text message, despite promising that he never would.

All of these poems have been written from my heart for him and him alone.

This book of poetry is for you, My Love, My Soul Mate, My Eros, and My Adonis, all rolled into one."

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Forever Love by Vicki Case
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Genre: Poetry/Love/Loss/Poetic/Family/Relationships
Tags: Grief/Grieving/Love lost/Adultery/

To lose someone you love through death is tragic. Losing someone you love—your soul mate and best friend—via an ambiguous and unexpected text message is devastating; it can destroy your soul. When you lose a loved one, you go through the process of grieving that enables you to accept their loss and eventually let go. When the person you love severs you from their life and walks away without offering an explanation, how can you do the same? How can you understand and accept the loss so that you can move on with your life?


Forever Love is a collection of poetry that considers the process of rebuilding a life after such a callous and devastating loss. The fourth volume in a series, it explores how author Vicki Case worked through this dark period in her life, searching for closure and answers to her questions. In the midst of her grief, she discovered the power of the written word in healing and began composing poetry that reflected the raw emotions she was experiencing.

Forever Love contains soul-revealing and vividly honest descriptions of her emotions as she looked for a way to move beyond the hurt and devastation of a love lost.

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The Gift: Awakening by J.P. McLean
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Genre: Thriller/Mystery/Ghosts/Paranormal/Fantasy/Science Fiction
Tags: Urban Fantasy/British Columbia/Adult/Flying/Night Vision/Crystal

Every Gift has its Price… 

When young Emelynn Taylor accepts a mysterious gift from a strange woman on the seashore, her life alters irrevocably. Haunted by strange dreams and terrifying powers she can’t control, Emelynn returns years later to the coast of British Columbia where she vows to take command of her unruly “gift”. A near-fatal miscalculation drops her into the hands of a secret society who share the mystery; but as they steer her into unknown territory, conspiracies and hidden agendas are revealed. Will Emelynn master her dangerous gift and escape the unfolding web of perils before they take her life?
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The Gift: Revelation by J.P. McLean
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Genre: Fantasy/Thriller/Mystery/Suspense/Ghosts
Tags: Urban Fantasy/British Columbia/Adult/Flying/Night Vision/Crystal

Dangerous Alliances…


In Revelation, the second book of The Gift Trilogy, there’s no turning back for Emelynn Taylor, newly awakened flier still discovering the powers of a gift she can barely control.

Secrets unravel like threads from a dark shroud … a magical book … friends who are not what they seem … a powerful faction with claims on Emelynn … a Machiavellian plan with her at its brutal centre.

Threatened by a mysterious and terrifying enemy, Emelynn forms an uneasy alliance with another flier she doesn’t trust. She must risk everything to thwart an evil scheme and save her covey. But at what cost?

The Gift: Redemption by J.P. McLean
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Genre: Fantasy/Adventure/Science Fiction/Contemporary
Tags: British Columbia/Crystal/Flying/Ghost/Urban Fantasy

Precious Gift…Cursed Power… 


The Gift: Redemption is the stunning conclusion of J.P. McLean’s whirlwind trilogy set on the coast of British Columbia. Having barely survived a brutal attack by a murderous psychopath who coveted her gift, Emelynn Taylor seeks peace with her unruly powers and a new beginning. Instead, she collides with intrigue and becomes the target of faceless terrorism. 

When the escalating violence spreads to the inner circle of her covert community, powerful figures within it surrender to paranoia, and Emelynn uncovers a tyrannous conspiracy that threatens to expose the gift and all those who share it. 

With no way out, Emelynn must face her worst fears and gather all her strength to protect those she loves . . . and she must do it alone.

Doom (The Heart of the Staff Book 6) by Carol & Tom Phipps

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Genre: Fantasy/Sword & Sorcery/Dark Fantasy/Low Fantasy
Tags: Witches/Elves/Dragons/Wizards/Magic
With the murder of her husband, King Artamus of Gwael, Queen Spitemorta at last rules the known world. She declares herself Omnipotent Empress and moves into her monstrous new castle in Niarg. And with her tools of power, the Great Staff and Crystal Heart, she believes she is invincible. 
But then, General Coel, commander of all of her armies, brings tidings that four Elves have appeared in Niarg. These Elves should have been killed and eaten by her trolls, twenty years ago. And with these Elves returns the threat that the ancient Elven Prophecy predicting her downfall and death could still come to pass. 
And somewhere far away, Ariel and Daniel, the very twins foretold in the Prophecy have become more powerful than any sorceress or wizard ever known. Together they could be invincible. 
But can they destroy Spitemorta and her great tools of power? The time has come and one thing is certain. Either the twins and the rebellion will meet their doom, or Spitemorta and her minions will.

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My Prison Without Bars: The Journey of a Damaged Woman to Someplace Normal by Taylor Fulks
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Genre: Biography/Autobiography/Child Abuse/Parenting/Health

MY PRISON WITHOUT BARS is a courageous and harrowing journey through the catacombs of hell, from the mind and voice of a little girl living with her own monster underneath her bed. Written in first person, this novel is not a memoir, but more a psychological thriller, based on true events, chronicling one woman's attempt to claw her way out of the darkness of Child Sexual Abuse, while struggling to find normal, in a not-so-normal world.

It is poignant, dark and graphic; not for the faint of heart. This novel will make you feel.

*WARNING* THIS NOVEL IS GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING. 
IT IS INTENDED FOR 18+ READERS
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Roark (Women of the Earth Book 1) by Jacqueline Rhoades
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Genre: Fiction/Science Fiction/Genetic Engineering
Tags: Romance/Aliens/Alpha Male/Sci-Fi/Sexy

The people of planet Earth have suffered the tides of war for six long years, but it’s not their war. Earth is the battleground for the thousand year conflict between the invading Hahnshin and the Godan warriors of the Galactic Confederation. 

Mira Donazetto’s only concern is for her family’s survival, so when she’s offered work as a translator for the Godan, she jumps at the chance and right into the arms of the new First Commander, Roark. Her heart says she should trust this alien warrior, but how can she when he has the power to take away everything she holds dear. 
Roark’s new command post is a disaster with a long list of problems that he must address, including dissension among his officers. The last thing he needs is to have his heart touched by a woman who may be a traitor. 
It’s a whole new world and a whole new love story in a whole new series called Women of Earth.

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The Strontian Factor: A Delusion of God's Will by Mason N. Forbes

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Genre: Thrillers/Crime/Mystery/International Mystery & Crime
Tags: Suspense/Murder/Intrigue

From 
International Bestselling and highly acclaimed author Mason N. Forbes, The Strontian Factor is a chilling, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller A must read for fans of Robert Ludlum, Frederick Forsyth and John Grisham 

The evidence is scant, the connection unknown and the reason a mystery. Jamie Strachan, a top-class defence analyst, is faced with a seemingly impossible task: he must link the death of his brother-in-law to an ex-Fallschirmjäger and a devout pharmaceutical magnate. 

With the help of a high-ranking police officer and the tacit support of the Secretary to the British Cabinet, Jamie exposes a scheme of immense magnitude, the consequences of which would lead to a conflagration between the West, and the Islamic and the Developing worlds. 
Mason Forbes takes the reader on a breathtaking, high-speed quest from the Highlands of Scotland to the Pacific Northwest and back to Europe in an attempt to prevent a crime against humanity. 
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Bitter Sweet by Mason N. Forbes
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Genre: Crime/Thriller/Organised Crime/Organized Crime/Mystery
Tags: Sex Slavery/Human Trafficking/Prostitution/

Harrowing, deeply moving, Bitter Sweet is a gripping revelation of human trafficking, escorts and police corruption. 

Nina’s double-life as a university student and an escort falls apart when she is drawn into a web of violence, human trafficking and police corruption. 
When Nina rescues three girls from the clutches of a vicious trafficker a city-wide pursuit ensues, one in which Nina must outwit not only the police, but also the trafficker and a fate far worse than prosecution. 
Can Nina avoid capture by the trafficker and a life of sexual slavery? Or will she in desperation contact the police? And can she avoid her worst nightmare – exposure as an escort? 

In his heart-pounding début novel Mason Forbes takes the reader on a roller-coaster through the escort business, human trafficking and corruption from the city streets all the way up to the Crown Prosecution Service.
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The Tomb of The Honey Bee: A Posie Parker Mystery by L.B. Hathaway
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Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery
Tags: Agatha Christie/Glamour/Clues/Detective

From acclaimed British author L. B. Hathaway comes this exciting new cozy murder mystery featuring the redoubtable Private Detective, Posie Parker. This is the second book in the Posie Parker Mystery Series, although it can be enjoyed as a stand-alone story. Set across a number of exotic locations during the summer of 1921, 'The Tomb of the Honey Bee' is a classic murder mystery set during the Golden Age of Crime which will appeal to fans of Agatha Christie and Downton Abbey.
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Murder Offstage: A Posie Parker Mystery (The Posie Parker Mystery Series Book 1) by L.B. Hathaway

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Genre: Crime Thrillers & Mystery/British Thriller
Tags: Agatha Christie/Downton Abbey/London

The first book in the Posie Parker mysteries. Set in 1921, Murder Offstage is full of intrigue and red herrings. This is a classic murder mystery which will appeal to fans of Agatha Christie and Downton Abbey. 

When Posie Parker's childhood friend is robbed of a priceless jewel and becomes a suspect in a cold-blooded murder case, budding detective Posie vows she will clear his name.
Aided by her seriously gorgeous assistant Len, Posie soon realizes things are not quite as they seem, and the darkly-glamorous world of London's theatre and glittering nightclubs prove far more dangerous than she ever could have imagined.
Just who exactly is the dangerous Lucky Lucy Gibson? And why has she killed the first violin player of the local theatre? And more importantly, what on earth has happened to Mr Minks, the much-loved office cat?
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The Runaway Year by Shani Struthers
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Genre: Romance/Holiday Romance/Contemporary/Women's Fiction
Tags: Cornwall/Trecastle/Brighton/Love

Dumped by her hotshot boyfriend and boss, Layla Lewis quits her job and heads to Trecastle in North Cornwall to house-sit for a friend-of-a-friend. Trecastle isn’t new to her; it's a place where she holidayed regularly with her now-estranged mother. It’s also the home of Hannah McKenzie, her childhood friend. Hannah has tempted her with a place to live and a job in the local pub. Needing time to nurse her battered heart and escape her “real life” for a year, Layla accepts.

Hannah is a talented artist as well as a barmaid. She lives in the village center with her boyfriend Jim, a singer in a local band. They are happy together, or as happy as they can be, considering. Hannah loves Jim, but there is someone she loves more and it’s pushing them to breaking point.
Meanwhile, back in Brighton, Layla’s fiery yet loyal friend Penny seeks revenge on her behalf, sending a forged email that could damage her ex’s business prospects. Penny wonders if she has gone too far but is soon preoccupied with her own problems: the sizzle has fizzled in her marriage, and she feels neglected. After getting frisky with Dylan one night, she confesses all to her husband—and he’s been like ice ever since.
Over the course of a year, there is laughter and heartache as all three endeavor to reign in their tumultuous love lives—discovering you can run all you like, but if it’s love you’re up against, true love, good things can only happen when you stand your ground.
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Terrible With Raisins (Growing Up At Fifty...) by Lynne McVernon
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Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Women's Fiction/Romance/Romantic Comedy.
Tags: Greece/Greek Islands/Symi/Florida/Mid-Life/

“… there was something, something pretty terrible… Not just plain terrible. This was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it…” Dorothy Parker (on turning 50) from The Middle or Blue Period 

To Clair, fifty is a terrible age. She tries hiding away on the Greek island of Symi to avoid it but, of course, fifty finds her. So does a dose of reality – sweetened by a couple of encouraging possibilities for the future, one romantic, one - not. Fortified, she returns home to resume mothering her difficult daughter in England’s leafy Surrey and appeasing her hypercritical mother in the rich Gulf city of Naples, Florida. Her main haven is with beloved aunt Maggie on the idyllic Scottish West Coast. In the coming year, Clair will swallow a terrible amount of raisins, sweet and sour, learn a lot and forget a few things (well, she IS fifty). Mother, daughter, niece, lover, reluctant teacher and neglected artist – will the real Clair Harkin please grow up?
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Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking Into History (Woman On Her Way Book 2) by Jane V. Blanchard
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Genre: Travel/Walking Hiking & Trekking/Active Pursuits/History
Tags: Scottish History/English History/Roman/Celtic

Wouldn’t you love to go on an adventure and find that it was more than what you expected? That’s what happened to Jane V. Blanchard when she walked the Hadrian’s Wall Path, and what she wants to share with you in the this book. Join her as she walks eighty-four miles across northern England, explore the sites and legends associated with this historical wall, and see if you too can journey back to the time of the Romans, the Brigantes (powerful Celtic British tribes) and the Picts (ferocious Celtic Scottish tribes). 


Whether you enjoy trekking or armchair-adventures, Hadrian’s Wall Path: Walking into History is an exciting journey. This book from the “Woman on Her Way” series takes you along the ancient Roman frontier between England and Scotland. Explore this World Heritage Site with more than 130 photos and illustrations that display the majesty of ancient Roman engineering and the beauty of the Cumbrian and Northumberlain landscapes. Learn what Roman life was like more than 2000 years ago. See why this imposing monument attracts 750,000 thousand visitors each year. 

As with other books in the series, Jane describes in a heartfelt way the terrain, the culture, the challenges, and her the personal growth and changes. 

• Discover Hadrian’s Wall, what it encompasses, then and now 
• Learn about Roman life and what it was like living on Rome’s most northern frontier. 
• Visualize the beauty of northern England through Jane’s vivid descriptions and more than 130 photographs and illustrations. 
• Find out about the current English culture and lore. 
• Understand why so many people visit sites along the Hadrian’s Wall Path. 
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Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino by Jane V. Blanchard
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Genre: Travel/Travel & Holiday/Europe/Adventure/Non-Fiction

What do you like most when reading about adventures: descriptions about the terrain, the culture, the challenges, the personal growth, the interactions between other adventures? Women of the Way successfully combines all these elements in a heartfelt and personal recounting of Jane V. Blanchard's 2011 five-hundred mile pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago--hiking from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France over the Pyrenees to Roncesvalles in Spain, and then westward across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostella.


Though Women of the Way is about Jane's journey on the Camino de Santiago and discussions with women she met along the way, this is not a "chic" book. It is about embracing the Camino. Jane discusses how she prepared for the Camino, the daily rituals in long-distance walking, the camaraderie, the personal changes, and the beauty and appeal of the most popular of all the pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela, the Camino Frances.
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Walking in the Rain by Julia Ibbotson
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Genre: Romance/Contemporary Fiction/Literature
Tags: Africa/Love/Betrayal

Jess happily marries the love of her life. She wants to feel safe, secure and loved. But gradually it becomes clear that her beloved husband is not the man she thought him to be. She survived civil war and injury in Africa, but can she now survive the biggest challenge of her life? 


This is the second novel in the Drumbeats trilogy: Drumbeats, Walking in the Rain, and Before I Die.
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Heart of the Staff: The Complete Series by Carol & Tom Phipps