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Book: Faye - A moving Victorian tale by Lilly Adam
During one of the worst storms of November 1857, a young woman embarks on a desperate journey from London to Oxfordshire, hoping to reach the safety of her grandmother's home, where she grew up. In the relentless, torrential downpour and the gusty, chilling gales, the crippling pains of childbirth, force Faye Butler to deliver her heavy load on a soaked and muddy ditch by the side of the desolate [...]
 
Book: Beneath The Apple Blossom Tree - A compelling story of love, loss and hidden secrets by Lilly Adam
Happily married to the rich and handsome Hugo Bowland of Redstone Lodge, Hannah is convinced that she has everything and more than she could ever wish for until the past finds its way back into her life and she becomes haunted by childhood memories and secrets.Beneath the apple blossom tree follows the early life of Hannah, a young girl who at only a few days old, was abandoned outside the [...]
 
Book: Daisy Grey - An unforgettable story set in 19th Century Oxfordshire by Lilly Adam
Set in the nineteenth century, ten-year-old Daisy Grey is delighted to be moving to Oxfordshire with her parents to start a new life. Daisy's father has at last found the perfect new home, in Lavender Farm, to rent, wanting nothing more than to farm the land and provide a decent life for his family, after living in a run-down cottage for years and struggling to earn a living as an odd job man. [...]
 
Book: Atlantic City Nazi by Charles Frankhauser
Historical fiction set in the late 1930's captures the glitter of Atlantic City, New Jersey on the eve of WWII. U-Boats train for action along America's coastline. A showgirl uses her charms to entice a young man into espionage; petty crimes lead to major crimes including murder, bank fraud, kidnapping, and a tragedy of epic proportions.
 
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: Whitechapel Lass - A heartwarming story of love and endurance by Lilly Adam
Whitechapel, London, 1836 Born into poverty and hardship, and living in the filthy squalor of the tenement buildings, Ruby Skinner's decision to approach the unscrupulous East End villain, Donald McCoy, for help, ends in disaster. In a desperate bid to finance a move to rescue her ailing mother to the fresh air of the countryside, Ruby's plan does not go as expected, and she realises, too late, [...]
 
Book: Shards Of Memory - Oral History in a Heartbeat by Gail M Baugniet
This novel, SHARDS OF MEMORY - Oral History in a Heartbeat, presents a heartwarming experience of emotional healing through storytelling, with a touch of romance and mystery woven throughout.Young Gahlen spends an inordinate amount of time with both sets of grandparents after a tragic accident permanently disfigures the child's leg. Eager to assure their grandchild of the lasting bonds of [...]
 
Book: The Hooded Assassin - Someone is killing rapists, murderers, drug runners and crooked cops by Reece Pocock
In Australia, an expert assassin, always disguised, begins killing, apparently at random. Police soon realise that the victims are all linked by criminal activity for which they have not been brought to account and that the killings are the work of someone who believes the criminal justice system has failed the community. Then Sergeant Dan Brennan and his mate Mac Maclean become the targets of an [...]
 
Book: Refugee - Rolf must put the war's carnage behind him and learn to love again by Reece Pocock
One man's journey from tragedy to find happiness. By prize winning author Reece Pocock - Essential reading for fans of #Ken Follett, #Raymond Khoury and #Clive Cussler. Refugee is a moving, stunning piece of literature that enthralled, entertained and enchanted me from the very first page. Aimee Anne. Rolf Krieger was left devastated after WW2. Now a refugee, he immigrates to Australia. There he [...]
 
Book: Love and War by Reece Pocock
Thirteen short stories make up this book: from the romance of 'The Angel of Tobruk' to the deadly battles of 'The Third of August', 'Staying Alive', 'Horace the Horse', to the nostalgia of 'My Grandfather the Soldier', 'Suburban Hero', 'Homecoming' and 'The Light in the Window'. Plus some history of the 2nd/43rd battalion in World War Two, who fought at Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea and Borneo. [...]
 
Book: Master of Illusion Book Two by Anne Rouen
Introducing Master of Illusion Book Two, the second novel in the Historical Romance series set in the operatic era of 19th century Paris. The sequel in this romantic suspense series continues the story of the tormented genius, Angel, and his childhood friend, Elise, the prima ballerina who once graced the stage as La Belle and now directs their own opera house, the Opera Magique. Their lives [...]
 
Book: The Messenger (2) - Purgatory and Beyond by Paul John Miller
Have you ever wondered what happens to you when you die? This is an age old question that we as humans have asked from the beginning of time. Well, I have the answer; I hope you will lend me your ear. As a matter of fact, I wrote it down so if you are at all interested please read on. A short time after I lost a great friend that I only knew for a brief period, I was granted a miraculous gift; I [...]
 
Book: Tears Of July by Curtis Maynard
Short Story based on the upcoming movie Tears Of July which has won an Independent Film Festival for best trailer. Robert has lost the love of his life, and is struggling with his grief. Sherry was his soulmate, his everything, the glue that held him together, but now he's fallen into a cycle of depression and alcoholism, unable, perhaps even unwilling to break free. Can one man, who has [...]
 
Book: Enslaved by Illusions by Iryna Andriyevska
"Have you ever seen eyes of kitten, which was first acquainted with the snow? You open the door - it looks with fear and curiosity unspeakable on white "veil" which beckons with it's cool voice. At this moment nothing else gets hold attention of kitty. Here it is one paw timidly immersed in this cold down and her little soul permeates incredible feeling, as if the whole world holds this lovely [...]
 
Book: May of Ashley Green by Lilly Adam
The year is eighteen sixty and at seventeen, May Huntley has lived all of her life in the quiet hamlet of Ashley Green, Cheshire, with her loving ma. One November night, a terrible tragedy occurs which is set to change her life forever. Taken in by the kind and elderly Mrs Weaver, who feels she must disclose some shocking family secrets, and warn her of the impending danger, May is left [...]
 
Book: The Awakening (The Destiny Chronicles Book 1) by Caroline Hemingway
One Family... One Tyrant... One Truth... Mackenzie Hamilton and his wife Imogene always did what was expected of them. Leaving their homeland to fulfil the prophecies spoken over them by the Elders of the Clan, they journey to Griswold with their four children. Once so beautiful, mysterious and magical, Griswold slowly turns to a desolate place without joy or hope. There they encounter a power [...]
 
Book: WISH YOU A GOODE JOURNEY - LIVING LIFE WITH EYES AND HEART WIDE OPEN by Marcy Heath Robitaille
After losing 17-year-old daughter Makenzie Mia Goode in a tragic accident, Makenzie's mom, Marcy felt compelled to share their story. Although initially consumed in grief with her daughter's unexpected departure, Marcy has since found joy and healing as the additional chapter of her daughter's life unfolds. Makenzie saved six lives through her organ donation. Tremendous blessings are received as [...]
 
Book: Growing Up Neighbors by Frances Hoelsema
Little Deborah Harrington stared across the street the day the Michaels family moved in. Who was this family? Would she even like them? Nicholas Michaels hated the fact he had to move away from everything and everyone in his life, but his feelings change when he meets the Harringtons. Deborah and Nicholas become the best of friends, and as the children grow up, their friendship deepens. But when [...]
 
Book: Escarpment by David Turri
...I had seen and would remember. For me, there was an exit into the sunlight. But for them, there is no way out of those caves... Humor, the eeriness of the supernatural, and the horror of war weave through this strange tale, set in Kobe, of a friend's mental breakdown that leads the narrator on a bewildering and unnerving journey; an odyssey through time that ends on the battlefield of Okinawa.
 
Book: In His Time - A family love born of tragedy by Ronald S. Craig
Steve Gardener a successful businessman approaching age sixty lost the love of his life, his wife Linda three years prior. Nicole Avery is a seventeen year old runaway from a home she felt endangered in and thinking she'd left the man that assaulted her dead in her bedroom. They find the family in each other they were both seeking that triggers events beyond their expectations. It is a warm story [...]
 
Book: The Sounds That Resonate by Christie Amory
Life is rarely what you expect it to be... Audrey Laverty always knew she was a good person. She also knew she could make her life the way she wanted it to be. She had everything she wanted until one thing changed it all and her world turned into something she didn't recognize. Surrounded by other people's problems, she describes how she makes her way through the following two years, three months [...]
 
Book: Attrition by Dwight B. Daniels & Susan B. Flanagan
"In his dark room one night, Richie trembled in fear, holding back his tears, after all, he was still just a boy. But the ever-bitter Lamont, always took great pleasure in extracting hard fought lessons from his son. His broad back pulled back and the belt swung so loud Richie could hear it. One whip, two whips, three whips. Poor little Richie tried with all his might to hold his screams back, [...]
 
Book: The Catalysts by Anamika
We are all part of the cosmic world. We are responsible for the experiences we have, the people we interact with and the situations we create. But there is also an element of some things being pre-ordained, which we have no control over. If we experience misfortune, we blame our luck and curse our existence even. But in truth, the hardship was sent our way so we may learn from it. It breaks the [...]
 
Book: Roots of Indifference 2nd Edition by Terri Ragsdale
If you are a history buff and enjoys reading about history with high adventure/ action, and sizzling suspense, then you must read: "Roots of Indifference" a thought-provoking Historical novel, with a love affair full of lustful, explicit love. Meet two unforgettable main characters that go beyond all limitations to be with each other-- including murder! This novel is educational in heritage and [...]
 
Book: Runaway - A Tragedy of Youth by Peter Alpert
Like many teenagers, Jim Carson doesn't get along with his parents, feels neglected at home, and finds it hard to connect with classmates and teachers at school. Devising a half-baked plan, he flees his Florida home in the middle of the night for what he hopes will be a new start on the West Coast. What he encounters along the way is life changing, but not in the way he had hoped. Based on a true [...]
 
Book: The Recluse by Rasheed Odunade Akande
The Recluse is the third collection of poetry from the author and it forges a path greatly beyond its predecessors; If Only I Knew and Diary. It attempts a look into the social and economic mishaps of life that inadvertently leads to the abuse of opportunities by caring others. The Recluse is also a collection of poetry stemming from the desire of the individual at self-actualization by striving [...]
 
Book: Diary by Rasheed Odunade Akande
Diary: Dream within a dream is a work of poetry and a sequence to If Only I Knew: Personal Recollections. The Diary, like its predecessor delves into the problems of human social cultural experience while noting the struggles, both mental and physical of every individual to find acceptance and love e.t.c The book is a complex whole for poetry lovers, written in simple English dictum for all minds [...]
 
Book: IF ONLY I KNEW - PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS by Rasheed Odunade Akande
The first attempt by the author to tell his tale in poetic lines; the book touches on the story of childhood, adolescence and young adulthood as experienced. Also, it takes a cue from others experiences mainly of people close by since every experience is shared between or amongst people. The book in its tale telling attempt drifts through time and touches on diverse topics as love, death, hopes [...]
 
Book: West African Project by Adam Mann
If you've ever fancied working in remote parts of the world, you must read this: Ivan wins a contract to work in the Hadejia River Valley, He finds the Project Director easy to work with and his widowed daughter lovely to look at and to look after him! This book is based on a true story in West Africa, not in the steamy coastal area but in the dry semi-desert plains in the north.
 
Book: An Arizona Tragedy - A Bailey Crane Mystery (Bailey Crane Mystery Series Book 1) by Billy Ray Chitwood
Meet Bailey Crane, a son of the south, now firmly transplanted in Phoenix, Arizona. Bailey is six feet tall, one hundred eighty-five pounds, a ruggedly good looking guy in the mold of a young Christopher Plummer, the "Sound of Music" gentleman. Bailey has just enough nuance in his charming southern manners and speech to make him appealing to most, perhaps a bit flamboyant for some. He's got a [...]
 
Book: Return to Me by James Oliver French
What would you do if the man you loved vanished without a trace? Kyle and Todd meet at a party in their freshman year at college. They fall in lust at first sight, then deep in love. In spite of Kyle's melancholy past, their future together looks bright. Then Kyle disappears, leaving Todd heartbroken and alone, and their dreams in ruins. Fifteen years later, Todd is a successful but lonely [...]
 
Book: What the Eyes Don't See by Annie Allways
This is a romantic and erotic love story involving three long term friends, Rebecca, Lizzie and Dave. Who loves who? Who is making love to who? Through an unfortunate twist of fate, Rebecca has to return to Braxbridge her birth place. However, every cloud has a silver lining and two of the friends, Rebecca and Dave fall madly in love and plan their wedding day. But what is Dave's dark secret that [...]
 
Book: Hire Me or Fire Me (Trilogy of Truth Book 1) by Alexander McDonald
"Hire Me or Fire Me," is the first of a "Trilogy of Truth," of Non-Fiction Books by Scottish Indie Author Alexander McDonald. It is a coming of age, heart thrilling book, about the incredible journey of a young Scottish boy's reluctant move to Canada, from the southwestern coast of beautiful Scotland. The roller coaster of events that happen to him will leave you laughing, shocked, and with soul [...]
 
Book: An Actor's Life - A Short Story by Duncan Whitehead
From Award Winning and Best Selling Author Duncan Whitehead, comes a short story with a twist ... It's Oscar night, and the world holds its breath to see if Sir Michael Brookes not only wins the best actor but also the best supporting actor award, which would take his tally of Academy Award wins to an unprecedented six. Meanwhile, his biggest fan and fellow actor Terry Sparkes watches the [...]
 
Book: West Bound Laine by Eleanor Russell Brown
This is a story about tragedy, survival and triumph. Hanna and Railey Laine, with their daughter Chenny, are hitchhikers who love the freedom of the road. No responsibilities, just enough money from handouts to get by on and unrestricted choices about where they wished to travel. But their lifestyle belies the dark underside of hitching with it's untold dangers when Railey dies. Then Chenny is [...]
 


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