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Book: Forgiven - A historical novel by Geoff Michael Lawson
1899: Forgiven is a tale of two lovers. Divided by class and unable to speed up their marriage, Richard yearns for adventure and volunteers to fight in South Africa, leaving Rachel under a cloud. Neither are prepared for what happens next. As one near death experience is followed by others, the veneer of adventure is quickly erased. Captured, Richard pines for Rachel and home. Rachel patiently [...]
 
Book: Kindred and Affinity - When the man you love marries the sister you hate. A family saga of love and betrayal by Rebecca Bryn
In Victorian England, estranged sisters, Annie and Mary Ellen Underwood, fight for the love of one man, Edwin West. Their rivalry ignites passions, jealousies, family feuds, and deep hatreds already sparked by religious intolerance. Edwin loves them both, but both are forbidden fruit. Who will be the winners in this three-sided game, and what will be the price of a second chance at love for the [...]
 
Book: Beneath Strange Stars (For Their Country's Good Book 2) by Rebecca Bryn
Continuing the story of Jem and Ella. Jem, a young poacher is transported to Van Diemen's Land, for life, for killing one of Lord Northampton's gamekeepers, leaving behind, Ella, the girl he loves. As Jem and his cousins plan a mutiny aboard the convict ship, HMS Tortoise, in an attempt to return home to his lover, Ella is using the only currency she has, her body, to earn the fare to follow him [...]
 
Book: On Common Ground (For Their Country's Good Book 3) by Rebecca Bryn
Concluding the tale of Jem and Ella's ill-fated love: both have been transported as convicts to Van Diemen's Land. Ella and Jem's baby son, William, is dying from malnutrition in the nursery of the female factory at Launceston, where she is imprisoned. In order to save his life, she has put herself forward for marriage, despite already having a legal husband, Harry, and a son, Matthew, in [...]
 
Book: For Their Country's Good Box Set - Exiled to Van Diemen's Land for their country's good by Rebecca Bryn
One illicit kiss changes Ella's life forever. One moment of madness changes Jem's. Jem, a young poacher is convicted of murdering one of Lord Northampton's gamekeepers and is exiled to Van Diemen's Land with his two cousins for life leaving behind Ella, his common-law wife. Ella, desperate to escape an abusive arranged marriage and determined her and Jem's unborn child will know its father, will [...]
 
Book: Unlikely Soldiers Book One (Civvy to Squaddie) - A Coming of Age Adventure of Love, Humour, and Tragedy by Deb McEwan
Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite - 5 stars! "A fascinating and enthralling look at Great Britain in the 1970s as experienced through the eyes of Guy, a North Yorkshire teen, and Mouse, a Welsh girl. I had a marvelous time reading Unlikely Soldiers and am looking forward to the next book in the series. It's most highly recommended." Goodreads and Amazon Reviewer - "Deb McEwan has [...]
 
Book: THE GREAT WAR - FIELDS OF BLOOD - ACTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT by David Wilson
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, on 28th June 1914 in Sarajevo and the diplomatic crisis that ensued triggered the events that led to the First World War. In this book I have tried to collate from old writings a selection of the major battles that took place on the Western Front, including The Battle of The Somme, The Battle of Marne, The Battle [...]
 
Book: The Curse of the Black Mingo by W.W. Brock
From the time of the Revolutionary War and Colonel Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox", the swirling dark water of the Black Mingo Swamp has played a role in many lives. Set against the backdrop of the turbulent history ofthe early nineteen hundreds, The Curse ofthe Black Mingo is the story of two brothers who find a lost British treasure rumored to be protected by a curse. While one brother chooses [...]
 
Book: The Airshipmen - A Novel Based on a True Story. A Tale of Love, Betrayal & Political Intrigue by David Dennington
A riveting story that plays out against the background of one of the most intriguing chapters in aviation history. David Dennington weaves a fascinating web of romance, courage, tragedy and shattered dreams and gives the reader a front row seat to eye-opening, high-stakes political battles on two continents. A real page turner with the constant feeling that something new and unexpected is about [...]
 
Book: The Queen's Daughters by Lorry Lutz
Dr. Kate Bushnell, who rescues street women in Chicago, has a disturbing dream. Famed British activist, Josephine Butler, invites Kate and her friend Bess to England. Butler encourages them to go to India to investigate sex slavery on the British bases, and bring proof back to parliament. Lt. Peter Sullivan, who learned of their investigation, seeks their help to find his Anglo-Indian daughter, [...]
 
Book: Wings by Sunny Angel
When Sunita captures the eye of a predator, her world is turned upside down. Subjected to the barriers of living with a traditional Indian family, Sunita finds herself unable to seek the support she needs from them. Facing her predator alone, Sunita, young and naive, finds herself drawn to him; a man who claims to have the power to destroy her family if she doesn't comply with his demands. [...]
 
Book: The House - Dark Urban Scottish Crime Story (Parliament House Books Book 5) by John Mayer
A maverick lawyer. A grudge from the past. Can Brogan McLane stop an obsessive zealot from burning his community to the ground? Baron Brogan McLane is a tenacious and well-respected lawyer in Scotland's highest court. But McLane has never forgotten his humble origins - the rough and tumble streets of the Calton neighborhood, in Glasgow. When his old stomping grounds are threatened by a sinister [...]
 
Book: Carpet Diem - or How to Save the World by Accident by Justin Lee Anderson
Good and Evil do not exist. Men and women are completely different species. God and Satan are brother and sister, and the Big Bang was a giant cockup. Now, over 13 billion years later, the most important item in all of creation is Simon Debovar's living room carpet. And someone just stole it. Can Simon overcome his anti-social nature and recover his carpet before it costs him his life? And, more [...]
 
Book: The First Time Ever - ‘original, character-driven crime fiction’ (Ted Darling crime series Book 1) by L M Krier
Ted Darling was about to kill a man. For the first time in his life... You've never met a copper like Ted Darling. He's small, quiet. He doesn't smoke. He's packed in the booze. But he's a Specialist Firearms Officer. With black belts in four martial arts. Then a shift in circumstances makes him swap guns for the CID. His first case is the brutal murder of a teenage girl. His new boss thinks he [...]
 
Book: Baby's Got Blue Eyes - compelling début crime thriller (Ted Darling crime series Book 2) (Di Ted Darling) by L M Krier
A compelling debut crime thriller with a very different sort of detective. Someone is dumping bodies on DI Ted Darling's patch and he's not happy. Ted's a good solid copper, in an old-fashioned way, with an excellent clear-up rate. He's not at all like your average cop and has his own unique way of dealing with any prejudice his differences bring him. No heavy drinking, no failed marriage, just a [...]
 
Book: Two Little Boys - a topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller - Ted Darling crime series by L M Krier
Topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller featuring a decidedly different type of detective. In his darkest and most complex case to date, DI Ted Darling has to confront demons from his own past when investigating the brutal murder of a young boy. As more deaths follow, he realises he's up against powerful people who believe themselves to be above the law, and starts to feel out of his depth. [...]
 
Book: When I'm Old and Grey - when a killer strikes close to home (Ted Darling crime series Book 4) (Di Ted Darling) by L M Krier
When a killer strikes close to home ... DI Ted Darling doesn't like coincidences. There are too many for comfort surrounding his latest case. They're spilling over into his private life too, when toxic family secrets are uncovered. A serial killer appears to be targeting vulnerable elderly people in care homes and despatching them in the most cynical way. Ted and his team are struggling to get a [...]
 
Book: Shut Up and Drive - ‘a serial sex attacker on the loose’ (Ted Darling crime series Book 5) by L M Krier
A serial sex attacker is spreading fear in Stockport and DI Ted Darling and his team are on the case. The man randomly targets young women and abducts them from busy supermarket car parks. He's armed with a knife and is clearly highly trained in how to handle it. Ever-dwindling police resources make the manhunt harder, even though the attacker clearly doesn't care whether or not he's caught. All [...]
 
Book: Only the Lonely - ‘blind dates end in bleeding hearts’ (Ted Darling crime series Book 6) by L M Krier
'blind dates end in bleeding hearts' Ted Darling is back and his boss has news for him. He'll be taking on more responsibility over an expanded area, with a bigger team. Before he even has chance to take stock, he's facing his first body in what could be the most cynical murder he's ever encountered. The corpse count rises with a separate case developing, where a savage killer appears to be [...]
 
Book: Wild Thing - 'a chilling cold-blooded killer' (Ted Darling crime series Book 7) by L M Krier
Random, unrelated killings, seemingly without motives? Or the work of a single cold-blooded killer? And are the murders in any way connected to the shocking crimes which RSPCA officers are investigating in the same area? DI Ted Darling's latest case takes him to the darkest side of the human psyche, where identifying the killer is the least of his problems. Making a case that will stick takes all [...]
 
Book: Walk On By - 'trouble of a serious kind' (Ted Darling crime series Book 8) by L M Krier
Compelling, character-led police procedural crime thriller with a distinctly different type of detective in the lead role. It's a big operation and a complex one. With the Big Boss out of action, Ted's in charge of one part of the enquiry, a robbery and brutal stabbing of a woman in a car park. But overseeing it all is a senior officer with a serious grudge against Ted. One who'd stop at nothing [...]
 
Book: Preacher Man - 'their blood shall be upon them' (Ted Darling crime series Book 9) by L M Krier
A teenager is found naked and wandering in a lane near Stockport. He can't answer any questions about the serious injuries he's sustained, only repeatedly recite a biblical passage. DCI Ted Darling's team take the case and discover he's been missing for six months - and he's not the only young person to have suffered the same fate. Ted's tied up in an important court case where the father of the [...]
 
Book: Cry for the Bad Man - where does a wise man hide a pebble? (Ted Darling crime series Book 10) by L M Krier
'Where does a wise man hide a pebble?' Home Office Pathologist Professor Nelson's question marks the beginning of Detective Chief Inspector Ted Darling's latest case. Not one he was expecting to get for him and his team. The tragic but seemingly straightforward suicide of a young man. It's a case where nothing is quite as it seems. There's no shortage of potential suspects. The trouble is, they [...]
 
Book: Murder of a Straw Man (The Dancing Detective Mysteries Book 1) by Robyn Beecroft
A murdered dancer. An attractive policeman. A tangled mystery. Newly settled in a quaint small town in the English Fens, Rory Cornwell knows no-one and is too shy to go out and make friends. When a local festival is marred by the murder of a morris dancer, his pretty house-mate Haley is distraught-her uncle is the prime suspect. Nervously investigating, and smitten by Zach, the attractive [...]
 
Book: Call Drops - A Horror Story by John F Leonard
Vincent likes nothing more than rootling round second-hand shops in search of the interesting and unusual. Items that are lost and forgotten. Why not? He needs the diversion. Time on his hands and money to burn. His life is affluent and empty. Little on the horizon and memories tinged bittersweet. That's all about to change. He's about to find something that is perhaps better left unfound. CALL [...]
 
Book: Meddling With Murder - A Crouch End Confidential Mystery by Ellie Campbell
Crouch End Confidential, the agency started by housewife and mother, Cathy O'Farrell, with ex-cleaner, Pimple, is failing badly. Hardly surprising when Cathy's too soft-hearted to charge their only clients, little old ladies seeking lost pets and a school kid searching for his stolen bike. A new case involving a teenager in possession of an unexplained Glock pistol promises to change all that. [...]
 
Book: Sussex Horrors - Stories of Coastal Terror and other Seaside Haunts by Jonathan Broughton, Mark Cassell & Rayne Hall
Three Sussex authors ... Twelve horror stories. Take a terrifying journey to a coastline associated with candyfloss and amusement arcades, and see it stripped to the bone. Whether it's seagulls that prove to be more than a nuisance, the mysterious inhabitants of a forgotten village, or a fisherman whose Easter eggs are not for consumption, the horrors are always there ... and much closer than we [...]
 
Book: State Sponsored Terror by David Carter
In a small Hampshire town teenager Adam Goodchild witnesses his mother's brutal murder, shot dead by security police in the back garden of their cute cottage, an event that will one day return to haunt the government itself. Adam goes on the run and discovers he isn't alone, for there's a whole underclass of malcontents out there with similar stories to tell. "State Sponsored Terror" charts the [...]
 
Book: To Catch a Thief - A Short Historical Romance by Elizabeth Bailey
This short story was born out of a play I wrote when I was teaching and directing drama at a school. We used to turn into a theatre company and one year I wrote Hugo Spiffing and the Case of the Dying Swan, which was a spoof murder mystery set in the 1920s. I enjoyed the style so much, I kind of rewrote Hugo and turned him into Kenton Lane, amateur detective. It's not a murder mystery, but Kent [...]
 
Book: Kellcey by Kacey Kells
Kellcey by Kacey Kells tells the story of a bright happy teenager living in Victoria, British Columbia, with her parents and sister, Cindy. Their idyllic family life is shattered by the untimely death of Cindy and Kellcey becomes increasingly lonely as her grief stricken parents constantly bicker, blaming each other for the untimely death of their daughter. Kacey (alias Kellcey), a beautiful [...]
 
Book: Into the Americas (A novel based on a true story) by James & Lance Morcan
INTO THE AMERICAS (A novel based on a true story) is a gritty, real-life adventure based on one of history's greatest survival stories. It was inspired by the diary entries of young English blacksmith John Jewitt during his time aboard the brigantine The Boston and also during his sojourn at Nootka Sound, on North America's western seaboard, from 1802 to 1805. Written by father-and-son writing [...]
 
Book: Of Sea and Seed - The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book I by Annie Daylon
Set on the rugged island of Newfoundland, OF SEA AND SEED takes the reader on a tragic journey through the 1920s as one family strives to hold onto life in the face of secrets, betrayal, and tsunami. Chronicling this journey is the family matriarch, Kathleen Kerrigan, who is condemned to an afterlife of atonement for the depth of her crimes in life. But what possible mortal sin could cause heaven [...]
 
Book: Fragile Cord - A gripping psychological thriller (DS Coupland Book 1) by Emma Salisbury
Top Ten Hard-Boiled Crime Bestseller, over 185,000 downloads How far would you go to hide the truth? A small boy lies drowned in the bottom of a bath - His mother is found with a noose around her neck... The local community is in shock. Introducing Salford detectives Kevin Coupland and Alex Moreton as they investigate what appears to be a routine murder-suicide. Tracey Kavanagh was her usual [...]
 
Book: The Bones (The Parliament House Books Book 3) by John Mayer
A defendant no one believes. A truth no one can face.Can a maverick lawyer find justice for an innocent mother and her child ? As an Advocate in Scotland's Parliament House, Brogan McLane has dedicated his life to the pursuit of justice. His unorthodox methods and humble roots have earned him the reputation as a crusading maverick. And with that reputation come powerful enemies ... When McLane [...]
 
Book: The Boots - The third prequel in The Parliament House Books series by John Mayer
In Parliament House, Brogan McLane is Boots of Faculty, meaning he is the latest person to proudly add their name on the Roll of Advocates. After many years of prize-winning study and training for the Scottish Supreme Court, he's thrilled. But he doesn't yet have any cases to work on. A senior police officer, Chief Inspector Terry Imrie, is facing a Discipline Tribunal for making a minor mistake [...]
 


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