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Book: An English Custom by James Henry
Major Rupert Stonely came home after a dubious career selling surplus army equipment. Unfortunately, the army didn't know that. He had also expected to inherit his late mother's estate; she, it seemed, had other ideas. Rupert was about to be usurped by a glorified-waiter and he, quite literally, didn't have the balls to do anything about it. Timothy Montague however, did - he just didn't know how [...]
 
Book: A Tunnel is Only a Hole on Its Side (The Hole Trilogy) by James Minter
British Humor at its best Book II of the Hole Trilogy This book follows in the tradition of great British classics, such as Fawlty Towers, Blott on the Landscape, and other brilliant examples of British eccentricities at their most ridiculous and enjoyable. The novel continues the ongoing animosity between Colin Griggs and Major Woods, who are at loggerheads following their previous encounters. [...]
 
Book: The Hole Opportunity (The Hole Trilogy) by James Minter
Colin and Izzy Griggs' traditional farming way of life is under threat from red tape from Brussels and Whitehall. Taking inspiration from a doughnut, Colin sets up a "Hole Farming Business". His first job is to supply 18 holes for the newly refurbished golf course. Colin's ineptness leads to a number of incidents surrounding the grand opening, creating an arch enemy of the Club's Captain: Major [...]
 
Book: A Pig With Three legs by David Turri
This is a story full of bad jokes because those are the only ones Tommy Dugdale, a failed stand-up comic, knows. Alec Swipple, assistant-manager in Human Resources (although he possesses very few of them himself) at a London firm is Tommy's long-suffering best mate. The third player in this farce is tough-as-nails Gillian, Tommy's girlfriend. She likes Tommy because he makes her laugh. (Just [...]
 
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 Cook's Comeuppance (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 3) by Victoria Benchley
Hoping to combine work with pleasure and jumpstart his new company, Duncan takes a lucrative case in Spain investigating an accidental death at an exclusive artist enclave. Almost immediately he senses something is amiss. Did a chef use a stove to kill a cook? What other secrets lurk in the charming village and artist colony? Duncan must solve a murder without motive. Joined by family members and [...]
 
Book: Press Attention (2) by L.T.W. Lucas
So, you want front page news coverage? Then you need to put on a show. In this case, a fashion show. With much to organise and excitement mounting, we follow Eva, the owner of a small town boutique, through the highs (and a fair amount of lows), as she works her way from booking the venue, right through to the final performance. It's a comedy of errors. So will it be all right on the night? What [...]
 
Book: From Barren Rocks...To Living Stones by Jon Magee
From Scotland to East Anglia and internationally in Australia and America all ages are riveted by this story. The unique style of using the journey back to England as a frame to tell the deeper story is proving to be a great enticement to those of East Anglia as their acts of kindness are revealed. Helen Eadie, Member of the Scottish Parliament, writes in the forward "Jon . . . provides insight [...]
 
Book: Racing With The Rain by Ken Puddicombe
Racing With The Rain: A fast moving rain cloud in an otherwise clear sky triggers a sudden downpour and people run for cover. Is it possible to outrun the rain? Can one ever really escape the past?Guyanese born and Canadian naturalized Carl Dias will find out as he returns for his father's funeral. His visit will bring him in conflict with a government that is facing threats from an expat group [...]
 
Book: Remembrances - A British and American Tale by William Lee Burch
Two families with widely differing perspectives, and more than 5,000 miles apart but destined to share in a common bond, struggle with hard times, personal problems, and war during three of the deadliest decades in human history. This adventure, set amid constantly changing historical events, will test the souls of these families but prove that tenacity, laughter, and the undeniable spirit of [...]
 
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: 13 British Horror Stories by Rayne Hall
Thirteen creepy, atmospheric stories by Rayne Hall, all set in Britain. The horror in these stories is spooky, creepy, unsettling and sometimes disturbing. It is not very violent or gory; however, the stories may not be suitable for young readers without parental guidance. This collection includes: Take me to St Roch's - Seagulls - Never Leave Me - Double Rainbows - Scruples - Through the Tunnel [...]
 
Book: Hungary For Adventure (1 Book 2) by L.T.W.
Divorced, and finding life rather dull, Tiffany decides to make a move. One that will take her to Hungary with a man she has only recently met on an internet dating site. The rest of the family think she's lost the plot. Who leaves their cosy life in a leafy Dorset village to venture out over the border on into unknown territory? Eva certainly wouldn't, and neither would the rest of the family. [...]
 
Book: The Sparrow Conundrum by Bill Kirton
Winner in the Humor and Satire category of Big Al's Books and Pals Readers' Choice Awards 2012. Winner of the Humor category in the 2011 Forward National Literature Awards. Chris Machin isn't his name, not to the bottom feeders in Aberdeen squabbling over North Sea oil and gas contracts. He has a code name - Sparrow - and when his garden explodes, he takes flight, plunging the power struggle into [...]
 
Book: Perfect Wedding (Samuel French Acting Edition) by Robin Hawdon
Comedy - Characters: 2 male, 4 female - Interior Set - A man wakes up in the bridal suite on his wedding morning to find an extremely attractive naked girl in bed beside him. In the depths of a stag night hangover, he can't even remember meeting her. Before he can get her out, his bride to be arrives to dress for the wedding and, in the ensuing panic, the girl is locked in the bathroom. The best [...]
 
Book: South Beach Riot by Bob Domonkos
South Beach Riot is an absurd, over-the-top farce about life in the hottest spot in the U.S.-- South Miami beach. I've lived on Collins Avenue and been witness to some of the craziest human interactions imaginable. Anybody who likes Carl Hiassen books, murder mysteries, and side-splitting comedies will get a kick out of these characters. And although on the surface the book is very slapstick, [...]
 
Book: Shadowed in Silk by Christine Lindsay
She was invisible to those who should have loved her. After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India with her small son, where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to go home to the land of glittering palaces and veiled women . . . but Nick has become a cruel stranger. It will take more than her American pluck to survive. Major Geoff Richards, broken over the loss of [...]
 
Book: Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy by J.T. Lundy
An unstable president declares a Fake National Emergency to build a border wall. Only an unlikely hero can save the American people from unbridled totalitarianism. 2014 Thurber Prize for American Humor Semi-Finalist 2014 Reader's Favorite Silver Award Winner, Humor 2013 IndieFab Bronze Award Winner, Thriller & Suspense 2013 BOTYA - Foreword Book of the Year Finalist, Action & Adventure Combining [...]
 
Book: Remorseless - A British Crime Thriller (Doc Powers & D.I. Carver Investigate #1) by Will Patching
A killer paroled. A tormented profiler. A blood-soaked quest for revenge. Doc Powers is one case away from a complete breakdown. Grief-stricken over the death of his wife, his reliance on booze and drugs fills his life with startling hallucinations. As he battles his demons, his efforts to stay coherent fail to keep a cunning psychopath behind bars... With a bloody trail of death spreading, Doc [...]
 
Book: Day of the Living Pizza (A Smarts & Dewdrop Mystery) by Vickie Johnstone
A comedy zombie story to sink your teeth into... Detective Smarts of Crazy Name Town has a problem. Doctor Boring and his receptionist have been bumped off, and the only clues at the scene are some olives, tomatoes, mushrooms and a sprinkle of oregano. With the townsfolk dropping like flies and strange figures stumbling down the streets, Officer Dewdrop has an idea. Also available in paperback - [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Captured by Moonlight (Twilight of the British Raj) by Christine Lindsay
Prisoners to their own broken dreams... After a daring rescue goes awry, Laine Harkness and her friend Eshana flee to the tropical south of India...and headlong into their respective pasts. Laine takes a nursing position at a plantation in the jungle, only to discover that her former fiance is the owner...but fun-loving Laine refuses to let Adam crush her heart like he had years ago. Eshana, [...]
 
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: The Sound of Sirens by David Carter
The ancient city of Chester, Friday night and the weekend starts here. High summer, skimpy fashions, girls in short skirts and tight jeans, boys looking for fun. A sultry night, and the town's relaxed. It's 11pm and the pubs are beginning to close. The band has just finished playing; packing their instruments away, but the night is young. A young man enters the still crowded pub. Walks up to the [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: Pirates of the Danube by David J. Schmidt
"Pirates of the Danube" comes riding into town on the sticky, dubiously-stained coattails of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" series, offering a prophetic, satirical look at how low our standards have sunk. This work of comic farce presents a satire of the entire romance - erotica genre, taking shots at supermarket dime novels, Fabio-emblazoned book covers, and "S & M for housewives" alike. Readers of [...]
 
Book: The Screaming by David Graham
What causes straight-A student Brandon P Marshall to walk downstairs naked - armed with a pair of handguns - and massacre his family in cold blood befre committing suicide? Far from just another teen statistic, this is only one in a horrifying trail of incidents that brings together Detective Sergeant Dale Franklin of the Kansas City Police Department and his poster-boy rookie, Steve Abrams. [...]
 


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