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Book: Dog! - You'll Never Look At Your Dog the Same Way Again. by Mike Robbins
So you think you know your dog? Bazza is an easy-going middle-aged college lecturer with a taste for weed, porn, beer and redheads. When he adopts a rescue dog, he sees nothing odd about the animal. Then a Himalayan monk comes to visit, and senses something strange. Dog is a powerful story of love and loss, sin, redemption and dog mess. You'll never see your pet the same way again.
 
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: 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: A Crime at the Bakery (Duncan Dewar Mysteries) by Victoria Benchley
While Duncan Dewar is away on a case, something strange is going on in Taye. Special Constable Donald Merriwether is called to investigate a crime at the village bakery. The prime suspect is his nemesis and former girlfriend, Abigail Neward. Events unfold unexpectedly in this short story featuring villagers from Taye. Don't worry, even though Duncan is not featured in this book, he will return [...]
 
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: 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: Humor Me (Life Without a Field Guide Book 2) by Lill Hawkins
From " I Heart/Hate Maine " about Maine's seasons: "We have to crowd all the spring things into the first part of June, because if we didn't, they'd run into summer, which is so short in Maine, that we can't fit all the summer things into it without running smack dab into autumn. Since our first frost is usually sometime in August, this results in a good amount of overlap, as you can imagine. [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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 Cat Did It - A twisted tale of escape from brutal hoodlums by Claude Beccai
What do you do when you are bored and wish for some excitement? Well first you analyze your resources: One, you are so poor that you subside on a cat food diet the last three or four days of the month before your pension kicks in; two, you are a loner and you hate carpet bowling or all the kind of entertainments geared for geezers. Beware what you wish for because you might not always like what [...]
 
Book: The Case Of The Tattooed Buttocks - An Inspector Cullot Mystery by Alan Hardy
A DETECTIVE/MURDER MYSTERY LIKE NO OTHER... Following the murder of a sexy, blonde bombshell (and, soon after, the bloody, gruesome, shocking murder of yet another sexy broad), ex-Inspector Cullot is called in to team up with his old side-kick, Detective Sergeant Watkins, to investigate the baffling crime. Together they set about solving the mysterious deaths at Bounderdales, the opulent mansion [...]
 
Book: Head Over Heels by Cindy Procter-King
A girl. A guy. A tiny white lie. What could go wrong? (A lot). Sweet and sexy, sassy romantic comedy from RWA Golden Heart finalist Cindy Procter-King Magee Sinclair has had it with the recent blunders pushing her family's advertising agency to the brink. How can she accept the promotion her father plans when she keeps making costly mistakes? She needs to bring in more business however she can. [...]
 
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: 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: But Can You Drink The Water? by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
Follow the hilarious lives of the naive Turner family as they emigrate from Liverpool to sunny South Africa. Laugh out loud as they encounter 'crocodiles' on the wall, strange African customs and unintelligible Afrikaans accents. Cringe with them as their visiting in-laws embarrass them in front of their new SA friends. If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine you will recognise Mavis [...]
 
Book: The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories - Observations on Life From the Cheap Seats by John Hartnett
The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories is more than just a collection of thirty-seven short literary humor pieces that will make you laugh. It provides a treasure trove of tips and invaluable advice to help you navigate safely through marriage and relationships, raising kids and to finally understand the more peculiar aspects of day to day living that up until now, had been tossed into a big [...]
 
Book: The Merlon Murders II (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 2) by Victoria Benchley
The Merlon Murders II (part two of a two part mystery): Tracking down a killer could be deadly for hot shot insurance investigator Duncan Dewar. Someone or something just tried to push him from the battlement of Castle Taye. As Duncan falls deeper for Caroline, he discovers evidence that points to something sinister. Hoping to learn what really happened at the castle, Duncan travels from [...]
 
Book: Tango Boat Dancers by Charles Frankhauser
From the earliest of times, leaders encouraged groups of people to accomplish difficult tasks. Issues associated with maintaining high levels of morale were critical to the success of the tasks at hand. During the 1930's, an Admiral seeks advice from a psychologist in regard to maintaining high levels of morale among sailors serving long tours at sea. A male and two female naval officers lead a [...]
 
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: Funny You Should Ask (Life Without a Field Guide Book 1) by Lill Hawkins
From Chapter 2 of "Funny You Should Ask" "1. Q . Why aren't you in school? A . Why aren't you in therapy? A . Why would you ask? A . I'm still contagious. A . If I can't take my gun, I'm not gonna go. A . Head lice. A . My religion lets me marry at 9 and I'm on my honeymoon. A . Leprosy A . Psychiatrist appointment. A . I had to see my parole officer. A . Court date. A . My parents refuse to make [...]
 
Book: Uncommon Notions by Eugene Williams
America may not be the birthplace of humor I am told that distinction belongs to the people that invented the cuckoo clock, when they weren't taking everything else so serious however, America is filled with uncommon people and a lot of them are sharing their own uncommon notions. You wont have to venture far to hear a few of my Uncommon Notions like a man in Kansas that for some reason believes [...]
 
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: The Merlon Murders (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 1) by Victoria Benchley
The Merlon Murders I (part one of a two part mystery): When hot shot investigator and math genius Duncan Dewar decides to head a life insurance inquiry, he has no idea what he's soon to encounter. Hoping to learn more about his ancestry, Duncan is drawn to the village of Taye, Scotland, where his past and future are about to collide, altering the trajectory of his life forever. Was the laird of [...]
 
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: Can you be...that stupid? - A Polite Guide to Stimulating Conversation by Geoffrey Robinson
How many times have you found yourself in conversation with a person who made a statement that confirmed for you that they had absolutely no idea what the hell they were talking about? Everything you'll find here was personally heard, read or viewed by me. Over an extended period of time I began writing these little cast in stone truths on post-it notes. Eventually I typed and organized them. [...]
 
Book: The Lunatic of Trenton by Eugene Williams
The Lunatic of Trenton (turn of the century), is about an old man telling his two grandchildren how he wanted to change the world, from the battlefields of WWI, to the intellectual's halls of England with Bernard Shaw to chasing Heir Wilhelm, across the fields of France, as he puts it "bugging around Serbia for the devil in an Austrian Top hat". Seeking out the wisdom, and danger were ever he [...]
 
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, 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: The Christmas Contest (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 5) by Victoria Benchley
The Scots didn't celebrate Christmas for 400 years and the village of Taye is about to make up for it! Hoping for a relaxing holiday and a chance to solidify his relationship with Angela, Duncan finds himself in the middle of numerous contests, ancient Hogmanay traditions, misunderstandings, and a jewel theft. Will Duncan win the contest for Angela's heart? Joined by family and friends, Duncan is [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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