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Book: Forgiven - A historical novel by Geoff Michael Lawson
1899: Rachel's head is full of conflict, as Richard goes to war. There are obstacles to their cross class romance and service to one's country can give them the result they want; but Rachel struggles with what he's done. Is one year apart too long? What if he doesn't survive? Will he find another love? ... Neither are prepared for what happens next. For Richard, near death experiences are [...]
 
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 Empire of Dust - Chronicles of the Second Empire (The Chronicles of the Second Interstellar Empire of Mankind Book 3) by Robert I. Katz
Michael Glover survived every mission the Empire assigned him and then he survived the revolution that ended it all. > > > But can he survive when everything he knew and held dear has vanished into the past? Awakened after 2000 years to find a new Empire rising to replace the old, Michael is given a second chance to make a difference. Can he take advantage of that chance? Does he even want to? [...]
 
Book: My Father's House - In Search of a Lost Past by Matthew Carr
Reviews - ' Bill Carr embodied all the idealism and sickness of the colonial mind and his son's narrative is a monumental exploration of the paradoxes of Empire. It is written as if from the pen of a novelist, superbly plotted with a marvellous sense of the intricacies of character and a panoramic view of British and colonial history. Matthew Carr has made astonishing art of his father's [...]
 
Book: The Empire of Ruin - Chronicles of the Second Empire (The Chronicles of the Second Interstellar Empire of Mankind Book 4) by Robert I. Katz
Two thousand years ago, Michael Glover was a soldier. He still is. In command of one of the most advanced ships ever built, posing as an itinerant merchant captain, Michael Glover has wandered from world to world, building his unorthodox crew and trying without success to avoid trouble. He found a refuge for the citizens of Chronos, who fled a pocket Universe about to implode, and he helped [...]
 
Book: Galactic Empire Wars - Destruction (The Galactic Empire Wars) by Raymond L. Weil
From the author of The Slaver Wars comes a new military science fiction series. To the Kleese, the Earth is nothing more than a planet full of conscripts to fight in their wars of aggression against other planets. The Kleese are one of three large Galactic Empires that control the majority of the galaxy. To them, Earth is a dangerous planet due to the aggressiveness of the humanoid species that [...]
 
Book: Rebels and Patriots (Imperium Cicernus Book 3) by A.G. Claymore
A standalone novel in the Imperium Cicernus Universe Inspector Paul Grimm's oldest friend has just been framed for a murder that, technically, he did commit. There's no denying the evidence but nothing in the empire is ever simple. Paul must find a way to help a friend who raised him from the gutters of Imperial society. He follows a trail of corruption, intrigue and corpses that takes him out to [...]
 
Book: Galactic Empire Wars - Rebellion (The Galactic Empire Wars Book 3) by Raymond L. Weil
For six years, the solar system has been safe from attack as the Kleese and the Strell fight a war for galactic domination. Now the war is over and the victorious Kleese once more turn their attention toward the Human race. President Randle and General Mitchell know the only hope humanity has of surviving is to bring the nonaligned worlds into an Alliance to oppose Kleese aggression. However, the [...]
 
Book: Galactic Empire Wars - Emergence (The Galactic Empire Wars Book 2) by Raymond L. Weil
The Earth has been destroyed by aliens. They left behind eighteen million survivors who will never forget what has been done to their world. They turn to Mason Randle, who will do everything in his power to see that the Human race survives. Earth can no longer support life. The Moon, Mars, and the asteroids now provide safe havens for the stunned survivors. They find a protector in Major Wade [...]
 
Book: The City of Ashes - Chronicles of the Second Empire Book 2 by Robert I. Katz
Douglas survived the siege, but will he survive the tournament? The contest takes place every five years. The best and brightest fight for riches and glory. But the hidden battle isn't with fists or weapons, it's a game of words and diplomacy. Behind the scenes deals are being struck. Sides are being chosen. And betrayal is in the air. Does this mean war? > > > Can Douglas uncover the truth? 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: 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: 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: The Game Players of Meridien - Chronicles of the Second Empire by Robert I. Katz
Douglas Oliver loves to play games. Playing games is in his blood. Douglas Oliver's ancestors were genetically engineered to be perfect soldiers for the Imperial armies. The Empire has been gone for 3000 years but it's legacy remains. Strong, fast, smart and aggressive, the people of Illyria relish competition of every sort. In Meridien, the richest nation on Illyria, the greatest game of all is [...]
 
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
Katharine Bushnell served a medical doctor and missionary to China, Bible scholar, and social activist. She took particular interest in the status of women in the Bible, believing her gender's participation in Biblical events had been mistranslated and misinterpreted. Thus began a lifelong quest for Biblical affirmation and equality for all women. Bushnell helped found the Anchorage Mission in [...]
 
Book: Human Empire (The Human Legion Book 4) by Tim C. Taylor & Ian Whates
Humans are weak. Despised. The only way to earn respect in this galaxy is to fight and win... a Human Empire . Five centuries ago, Earth sold a million children into slavery. This is their descendants' story of the fight for humanity everywhere. 2569 A.D. Battered but not beaten, the Human Legion follows the trail set for them by the mysterious Night Hummers in their quest for allies and assets. [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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. It leaves him feeling out of his [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: White Lies by Phillip Lo
"White Lies" is a fictional historical romance story book with additional assorted stories of the Empress's daily life. The Empress was a young, vibrant and beautiful woman, her hair so shiny and flowing and her skin soft and glowing. She was in a powerful position as the Empress of an empire, and she had a special place in her heart for a victorious young General in her command. Sure, she was [...]
 


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