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Book: Forsythia - A Memoir of Lost Generations by Peter Longley
Encased within the drama of John Galsworthy's 'The Forsyte Saga ,' Peter Hovenden Longley weaves an autobiographical reminiscence of his own English family from the 1880s to the 1960s. Brought up in the last days of 'Forsythia', a world of the 3 percent born in privilege to serve the British Empire, Longley celebrates his family's lost generations. Nothing--neither the abdication of the king and [...]
 
Book: The Cuckoos of Batch Magna by Peter Maughan
The Cuckoos of Batch Magna The Cuckoos of Batch Magna .has been awarded the Awesome Indies Seal of Approval - a guaranteed 'Good Read' "His work should be required reading in every high school to introduce them to the finest in lyrical writing ... He sees with an inner eye what we cannot, and points it out with such delight ... His work is filled with his great compassion and tolerance for all [...]
 
Book: The Case of the Hidden Flame (An Inspector David Graham Cozy Mystery Book 2) by Alison Golden
A quaint island resort. A murder on a quiet beach. Can a brand new inspector solve the case? Detective Inspector David Graham has just arrived on the island of Jersey, with orders to take over the constabulary in the small resort town of Gorey. But molding this rag-tag team of misfits into a cohesive investigative unit may be a greater challenge than he bargained for... Within minutes, Graham's [...]
 
Book: The Farmer Takes A Wife (The Mulleins of Katherine Bay) by Shirley Wine
Pregnant, betrayed, desperate, Sarah Kreagan flees to her childhood sweetheart ... But Heath Mullein is now a man, light years removed from the boy she once loved so desperately... Sarah always knew her father ended that romance, but until now she didn't realise the depth of Heath's resentment-- Will he help protect her and her child from a man with nothing left to lose? This Heath is a stranger, [...]
 
Book: Three Seasons - Three Stories of England in the Eighties by Mike Robbins
Three Seasons is a book of three novellas, unconnected with each other, but all set in the south of England in the 1980s. In Spring, a middle-aged Hull trawler skipper, his great days gone, has one last throw of the dice a South Coast port. In Summer, an ambitious young man makes his way in the booming Thames Valley property market, unconcerned with the damage he does to others. In Autumn, the [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to England by Jack L. Roberts
From castles and crowns to monuments and monarchs, "A Kid's Guide to England" takes young readers (ages 9-12) on an exciting adventure to this fascinating land that makes up the largest part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Within the pages of this easy-to-read book with dozens of full-color photographs, young readers will meet the Beefeaters at Buckingham Palace, [...]
 
Book: The Casebook of Inspector Armstrong - Volume 2 by Martin Daley
'The Bells and Plate Fix' is set against Cumberland's biggest horse races, the Carlisle Racing Bells and the Cumberland Plate. When a bookie's clerk is found face down in the River Eden, Inspector Armstrong believes there is more to his death than meets the eye. In 'The Kaiser's Assassin', Armstrong's holiday in the Lake District is disrupted when he is invited to meet Kaiser Wilhelm, who is [...]
 
Book: Magda - A Darkly Disturbing Occult Horror Trilogy - Book 3 by Sarah England
Best-Selling Occult Horror Series: 'One of the most disturbing and truly terrifying books I've ever read...' Book 1 - 'Father of Lies' Book 2 - 'Tanners Dell' Book 3 - 'Magda' 'This final part was outstanding. Everything ties together in such a frightening conclusion. Worth every penny and every minute of reading. Brilliant!' 'Absolutely brilliant - scared the bejesus out of me - a 5 star [...]
 
Book: Ulf of Leystoke - Short Stories set in Anglo-Saxon England by Peter Alan Orchard
Ulf is a farmer in the Anglo-Saxon village of Leystoke in England. When Vikings raid the village, he is seriously injured and his wife is killed. Distraught, both legs broken and imperfectly healed, he leaves his children in the care of his sister's family and he travels to the nearby town to take up a new trade - that of ironsmith. After a long apprenticeship, he returns to Leystoke - but soon [...]
 
Book: A King Under Siege - Book One of The Plantagenet Legacy by Mercedes Rochelle
2019 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. Richard II found himself under siege not once, but twice in his minority. Crowned king at age ten, he was only fourteen when the Peasants' Revolt terrorized London. But he proved himself every bit the Plantagenet successor, facing Wat Tyler and the rebels when all seemed lost. Alas, his triumph was short-lived, and for the next ten years he struggled to assert [...]
 
Book: The 11th Step by Tami Shaikh
Noor is a young man living in Pakistan who longs to do something meaningful with his life. Yielding to strict family expectations for his future, he puts his dreams of an education on hold as he marries and welcomes a child into his life. But when tragedy strikes, turning his entire world upside down, Noor is forced to reevaluate what he thinks he knows about himself as well as what he believes [...]
 
Book: No Girl on this Train by Tottie Limejuice with Kate Pill
It's short, it's somewhat silly and the humour verges on lavatorial. Behind every successful author is a dedicated team of betareaders, those essential second eyes who pounce on any errors or inconsistencies. Lesley Tither writes under various pen-names for different genres - Tottie Limejuice, for the Sell the Pig travel memoirs series, L M Krier for the DI Ted Darling series of crime thrillers, [...]
 
Book: The Homecoming by Kevin McPherson
It has been said that "War is hell on the homefront too". This reality is known all too well by Chloe Bowen and her young son, Lyndon. Left to fend for themselves, this woman, dedicated to her husband and God, and her rapidly maturing son learn to survive. Lessons they learn side-by-side will prove invaluable when the man they thought they knew, and loved, returns from war. Get to know the Bowen [...]
 
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: Home Again by Donna B. McNicol
When Chicago's city life takes its toll on single mom Sarah Davidson, she jumps at the chance to move back home, all the way to the boondocks of Kansas. Little did she know, the local Sheriff, handsome Carl Pierce, was making the same move from Tulsa. A tornado of events conspire against them, tamping the rising fire of passion. Can they beat the odds or will Sarah regret moving home again?
 
Book: Ratham Creek by Marie F. Martin
Ratham Creek, Historical/Romance/Suspense. Arianne Hollis figures tossing a rose in her husband's grave is the worst of all endings. Then reality sets in when she is forced to sell their home and use all her savings to clear his debts. To escape and come to terms with her future, she moves into an isolated cabin along Ratham Creek. In the quiet Montana setting and with a new job in the nearby [...]
 
Book: Christmas Holiday Hearts: Heartlands Book 2 by Kris Pearson
Ellie McKenna urgently needs a temporary home and a few weeks' work to get her life back on track. A short term Christmas contract tutoring twin daughters on a huge coastal farm sounds ideal - until, too late, she meets the billionaire owner. Ellie's dream job turns into her worst nightmare once she discovers the man she'll be working for is her long-ago holiday fling. He gave her the hottest [...]
 
Book: Lost Horses by Mark Saha
Seven compelling American tales. "Every story was a jewel ... from the very poignant 'Wide River' and 'Whiskey Creek' to the hilarious 'Why Men Cheat in August'. If you like stories that are a slice of life you should get this book." - Goodreads "The Blind Horse" > Johnny Wexler's old gray gelding may be blind and useless but is aggravatingly intent on living out its time on this earth like [...]
 
Book: Courting Murder by Bill Hopkins
When Judge Rosswell Carew makes the gruesome discovery of two corpses on a river bank in the Missouri Ozarks, he's plunged into a storm of deadly secrets that threaten both him and his fiancee, Tina Parkmore. Unsatisfied with the way the authorities are conducting the investigation, Rosswell, who's always nurtured a secret desire to be a detective, teams up with an ex-con, Ollie Groton, to solve [...]
 
Book: Shadow Dance (The Mulleins of Katherine Bay) by Shirley Wine
Who dare she trust? The brother prepared to sell his family out - the neighbour and landlord who wants to evict her and her family - the property developer who arrives on her doorstep- Haunted by her mother's dying words: 'Don't sell the land' Jenna Mullein quickly finds far too many people in Katherine Bay have a vested interest in muddying the truth. Her persistent questions stir up murky [...]
 
Book: Safari Heat by Adam Mann
Nick, a widower, arrives in Kenya with the difficult job of working on two former settler estates that the government has allocated to landless African farmers. Involved with horses most of his life, he gravitates to the world of polo and racing in Nairobi, where his skills are much appreciated. Enter Sophie, a beautiful saree-clad temptress. Sophie's recent divorce has just been finalized and [...]
 
Book: Ashlyn's Bodyguard (The Mullein's of Katherine Bay) by Shirley Wine
Risk his mission or save an innocent woman's life? In a split second Jace Mullein makes a choice that will change his life forever... To save Ashlyn from falling into the clutches of an international criminal Jace is forced to return to the home he left behind and face his bad-boy past, and the family he betrayed. Frightened for her life, Ashlyn has no choice other than to trust Jace to keep her [...]
 
Book: A Silver Medallion (Crystal Moore Suspense Book 2) by James R. Callan
Human Trafficking terrifies her. Seeing it face-to-face forces her to act. In 2015, Crystal Moore encounters a slave in Dallas, Texas -- a slave held not by chains, but by threats her two girls held hostage in the jungles of Mexico will be killed if she escapes. To naive Crystal, it's clear. The children must be rescued first, or the mother will never escape. Crystal would like to forget it, but [...]
 
Book: In the Heat of the Night (Bindarra Creek A Town Reborn Book 2) by Susanne Bellamy
Fire Captain, Kel Jones, suspects an arsonist is active in his town of Bindarra Creek. But he's distracted by his newest recruit, petite Greek goddess, Thalia of the divine-baklava. When a callout to an accident gives him his first break in the case, he's shocked when the investigation throws up an unexpected suspect. Sparks fly as the search for truth pits him against his newest recruit.
 
Book: The Secret Lives of Chickens or Tales from the Chickenyard and Beyond by Sunny Franson
Chickens are fascinating, social, both gentle and fierce, cunning, and clever. They figure things out, they plan, and they manipulate. The Secret Lives of Chickens pulls us into a time and place that seem simpler but actually are not, because of the feathered inhabitants within. This is about how chickens must view the world, as seen from the outside. They have their own culture that is more [...]
 
Book: Harbored Secrets by Marie F. Martin
From the author of the popular Maternal Harbor comes Harbored Secrets (a psychological mystery in the unearthing of family secrets.) In May of 1935, Blinny Platt's homestead shack burns to the ground forever leaving her family asunder, scattering them like the embers flew on the Montana wind. She was only eight-years-old, sent away and in charge of her little sister. She could handle that because [...]
 
Book: The Balladeer by Fred Calvert
'Bobby Wayner was twelve when he watched his older brother, Eldon, die on the kitchen table from a shotgun wound.' The opening of Fred Calvert's lyrical novel "The Balladeer" sets the tone for this striking and poignant tale about the destruction of two families. During World War II in Kentucky, farm boys Bobby and Eldon Wayner are budding balladeers. They become intrigued with a recluse farmer, [...]
 
Book: Return To Totara Park by Shirley Wine
Winsome Grainger left Totara Park with a terrible secret in her heart and a darker secret in her past vowing never to return. A vow shattered when she and her estranged husband, Jared each inherit a half share in Totara Park, the Grainger Dynasty's Estate. Under the terms of Jared's father's Will, he and Winsome must live on Totara Park together for two years or the Estate will be sold. Unable to [...]
 
Book: Key to Love by Judy Ann Davis
When architect Elise Springer's father is injured, she immediately leaves San Francisco to care for him. The last person she expects to encounter in her Pennsylvania hometown is her childhood friend Lucas Fisher. Lucas is investigating his brother's mysterious death, and Elise can't resist lending a hand. Lucas longs for the close family ties he never had. He's back in Scranton to set up a [...]
 
Book: The Fallen Body (Taylour Dixxon Series Book 1) by Stone Patrick
In Patrick's debut thriller, a small-town Texas lawyer may be getting too close to finding the killer who murdered her client's husband. When Texas Rangers arrest Sarah Baines for murdering her philandering husband, she's already got a lawyer: Taylour Dixxon, a woman Sarah recently befriended who now has her first murder case. After Sarah is assaulted in prison while being tried, authorities [...]
 
Book: Dreaming of a Father's Love - A Tale From the Ohio Valley by Sharon A. Lavy
DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES IN THE CHURCH? Set in the rich back drop of the farming cradle of the Midwest, the Ohio Valley in the 1970s the novel, Dreaming of a Father's Love, is written for a woman's encouragement that her opinions are worthwhile. Her dreams are worthwhile. She is worthwhile, and worthy of love. Roberta "Birdie" Alexander has a dream. She's heard the men in her family talking about [...]
 
Book: Looking Glass Editor (The Taylor Browning Cozy Mysteries Book 2) by G G Collins
While rescuing a kitten, mystery editor Taylor Browning witnesses a murder. Only she doesn't know it, but the murderer sees her. A dangerous game of cat and mouse commences in this second outing for the Taylor Browning Cozy Mysteries series. And no, Oscar, Taylor's Abyssinian cat is not amused by the new baby in his kingdom. At the Santa Fe book publishing house, things aren't much better. A new [...]
 
Book: Flyover Seasons by Gene Stark
"Flyover Seasons" is a poetic excursion through the changing seasons out in 'Flyover Country.' Anyone who lives between the coasts will recognize the plain, unabridged rhythm portrayed in the series of poems. Everyone needs to feel the rustic ecstasy of the seasons and experience the pure joys of the land and elements of the great middle. The character of "The Old Hand" will show you a unique [...]
 
Book: Tortoise Stew - Florida Fiction, Book 1 by P.C. Zick
A wild and raucous ride through the crazy world of Florida politics - Kelly reported the news. But when a bomb is left on her desk, she becomes the news. Someone wants her to stop reporting on proposed developments that threaten to destroy the landscape and bucolic nature of rural Florida. Bart taught Kelly how to be a compassionate journalist. And in the process, he became the great love of her [...]
 
Book: Cowboy Wants Her Heart - He's her knight in battered boots: Heartlands Book 3 by Kris Pearson
Can true love ever bloom from a start like this? Shy heiress Alfrieda Hamlin is reduced to shocked silence when her hateful grandfather announces she's to marry within a month - to a cowboy she's never met. There's no way she'll give her body to a stranger, or have her expected freedom and inheritance stolen away! Alfie might be shy but she's no pushover. When she learns more about the succession [...]
 


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