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Book: THE EYE OF THE FALCON - Book 2 in the al-Andalus series by Joan Fallon
When the caliph of al-Andalus, al-Hakim II, dies leaving an eleven-year-old boy as his heir, Queen Subh knows that her son is in danger other members of the Omayyad court have their eyes on the throne. Captured by slavers and brought to Cordoba as a child, Subh has risen to become the most powerful woman in the realm. A woman of great intelligence, beauty and ambition, she does not intend to let [...]
 
Book: The Shining City by Joan Fallon
'Exotic, romantic and rich with historical detail' Karen McCann 5.0 out of 5 stars - 'Took me to another place / another time.' Darius Stransky This is the story of a city, a city that is now in ruins: Madinat al Zahra. The year is 947 AD, a time when southern Spain is under the rule of the Moors. The ruler, Caliph al Rahman III is rich, powerful and cultured. His lands are, at long last, at [...]
 
Book: The House on the Beach by Joan Fallon
Rocio and Inma meet as children and promise to be life-long friends. Set in Spain, in the years after the Civil War, their unlikely friendship faces many challenges. It is a time when women have few rights and are controlled not only by a dictatorial State but also by an ever-watchful Church. The girls come from different strata of society, one is poor and the other rich. But they each have their [...]
 
Book: Daughters of Spain by Joan Fallon
Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for the women of Spain, through the eyes and experiences of the women themselves. I first began to think about writing this book in the late 1980s, when I lived in Spain for a brief period. I was impressed by the way the Spanish women I met had embraced the freedom of modern life in the short period since the death [...]
 
Book: Beyond Ultra by Robert Wright
Novelist Robert A. Wright gives readers a bold espionage thriller in his debut historical fiction novel, Beyond Ultra, a book that examines the complex relationship between fathers and sons, and what happens to nationalists and hardliners during times of war. World War I gives Karl Hoffman an opportunity to escape his rigid Prussian heritage and create a new life with childhood sweetheart Pilar [...]
 
Book: The Apothecary (City of Dreams Book 1) by Joan Fallon
When the ruler of Malaga dies in strange circumstances, only Umar has the courage to suggest it was murder. He decides to investigate the caliph's death even though it may result in his own. But when Umar is arrested, he knows that time is running out. His family and friends bring all their resources into play to try to find out who is behind the assassination and secure his release before he is [...]
 
Book: Undisclosed Desire by M. Peters
In Seville, Spain, during the beginning of Spain's Golden Years, a visitor by the name of Keith D'Ameron arrives at the city. His midnight eyes are filled with secrets he has shared with almost no one - over the long course of his vampire's existence, he has never found anyone with whom he wishes to share them. Until, that is, swords clash in a tree-lined square and he meets one Javier Estas, a [...]
 
Book: Lucena by Mois Benarroch
In one of his major works, Lucena, Benarroch goes from time travel to social comment, which brings to mind the hilarious novels of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. An old odd ancient man is reaching the age of 1,000 years and has to pass his legacy to his great great great grandson, and prepares him for a journey that will last a thousand years. His first days begin in the Jewish city of Lucena at the beginning [...]
 
Book: The Expelled by Mois Benarroch
An unexpected encounter at the central bus station with a woman identical to the Expelled's wife but thirty years younger, who happens to be the same person. An adulterous relationship that is not quite what it seems. A bus hijacked by terrorists, where two castes are formed, one superior, the front people, and another inferior and oppressed, the back people that support and justify the [...]
 
Book: Only Fools And Losers by Chris Raman
The revolutionary, Karl Marx described religion as the 'the opium of the masses.' In the United Kingdom, at least, it is football not religion that opiates the working classes and to a certain extent helps them remain working class. As the clubs and of course the players, their agents and managers have got richer, the main losers of every football match are not the beaten side but the paying [...]
 
Book: First Century Close-ups by Roger Penney
Stories based on incidents or characters described in the Gospel narratives of the New Testament in a style which gives the reader a clearer awareness of what was happening and a deeper understanding of the people involved. In particular they help the reader to see Jesus with greater vividness than ever before.
 
Book: The Centurion Chronicles by J.M. Garlock
The year is 58 BC. Centurion First Class Sextius Baculus, a 10-year, battle hardened army veteran is attending his sister's wedding in Rome when he receives word that Julius Caesar's army is mobilizing on the northern frontier near the France-Switzerland border to repel an anticipated invasion by expansonistic Gauls. Joined by his new orderly Marcus, the Centurion races north to join his unit, [...]
 
Book: The Centurion Chronicles Book Two The Belgae by J.M. Garlock
Julius Caesar & his army of 30,000 winter in the land of the Sequani. Centurion Publius Baculus recounts the batte of the Rhine River the previous year where Caesar rescued him from the Germans & makes his way back to the Roman camp where he recovers from his wounds. Centurion Baculus & Tribune Lutatius Vitius of the 5th Cohort go on a reconnaisance mission led by speculatores across the Rhine [...]
 
Book: Cultural Primitivism in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats by Walt Lamberg
Many readers of poetry who enjoy the work of William Butler Yeats know him primarily for his great poems written during the 20th Century, such poems as "No Second Troy," "The Mask," "On Being Asked for a War Poem," "The Second Coming," and "Leda and the Swan." This book focuses on his early poetry written during the 1880s and 1890s. One key idea is that readers of his later poems can enhance [...]
 
Book: The Game Changers - How To Date Men In The 21st Century by Dahmenah M. and Charyn Gant
This book gives you 12 GAME CHANGERS that gives you tips on How to Date Men and helps you improve your self-esteem, dating life, femininity and how not to let men hurt your feelings. Also, how the small things you do while dating makes all the difference if you're looking for love. You may think you know How to Date Men but if you haven't dated for awhile it's time to try something new. "This [...]
 
Book: Surfer of the Century - The Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie Crowe
Who was named the Surfer of the Century? Read about Duke Kahanamoku's determination, courage in adversity, and good sportmanship as he struggles to become the fastest swimmer in the world and also teach the world how to ride big waves. --- This strikingly illustrated picture-book biography celebrates Duke Kahanamoku, who broke records as an Olympic swimmer and introduced surfing around the globe. [...]
 
Book: Trail Blazers - Special 10th Anniversary Edition by Joseph Thompson
Trail Blazers is the story of Miles Kendricks, a successful, unconventional African-American star-ship captain living in the 25th century. He has a very good life to date, his own star-ship that allows him to travel and trade throughout the galaxy, his youth and health and the stars themselves that represent infinite possibilities. Miles is also on the verge of a great scientific breakthrough, [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: Twice a Hero - From the trenches of the Great War to the ditches of the Irish Midlands 1915 - 1922 by Phil Tomkins
Twice a Hero is the true story of George Adamson, a young Irish patriot and rebel, who started his quest for freedom by joining the Irish Volunteers in Moate, Athlone, in the Irish Midlands. Then, on the promise of Home Rule for Ireland at the war's end, he enlisted in the British Army and fought in two forgotten conflicts, the Great War, Salonika & Palestine. Decorated for bravery, he returned [...]
 
Book: Finding Penelope by James Lawless
33 year old romance novelist Penelope Eames moves to Spain to avoid her oppressive father and drug-addicted brother, Dermot. When she meets Ramon, a young Spanish school teacher, she is immediately attracted to him and feels the happiness that eluded her all her life may at last be hers. However, she receives a distress call from Dermot saying he is at the mercy of Charlie Eliot, a pimp and drug [...]
 
Book: Trusting Desire (Gilded Passions Book 1) by Alice Langdon
Naive, destitute and alone, Ellie Baker's world crumbles when she's kidnapped and forced into a brothel to repay her father's mistakes. Betrayed to the core, Ellie vows to never trust another man even Gabriel Peterson, her favorite childhood friend. Gabriel can't get past his mother's brutal murder. Drinking, gambling and whoring help him forget, yet his guilt-ridden habits have made him a social [...]
 
Book: Peeling Oranges by James Lawless
Peeling Oranges tells the story of how Derek Foley, while sifting through his late father's diaries and his mother's correspondence with an IRA man, discovers that Patrick Foley, a diplomat in Franco's Spain, was not really his father. Derek's mother, who is ailing, is unwilling to discuss the past, forcing her son on a quest that will plunge him into the early history of Irish diplomacy, taking [...]
 
Book: Dangerous Associations by Rita Lee Chapman
My latest book, Dangerous Associations, is a crime mystery based in Australia and Spain. When Cathy Thompson's marriage to Geoffrey fails she assumes their divorce is the end of the relationship. Little does she know that her link to him and the associations he will form are set to fill her life with danger and intimidation. Geoffrey has vanished and she is being stalked and threatened. How can [...]
 
Book: More Ketchup than Salsa by Joe Cawley
A laugh-out-loud, heartwarming memoir. **Winner of 'Best Travel Narrative' by the British Guild of Travel Writers.** "If you only buy one book this year... get this." "Probably the best book I have read this millenium." "Fantastic, hilarious, painful. Completely un-put-downable!" Childhood sweethearts, Joe and Joy are broke and bored. They're also tired of smelling of fish. When offered the [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: Dusk Before Dawn - Poems by Jessica Knauss
From back cover: These poems represent the most formative years in the creative life of the author. Moving ever closer to a different reality, Knauss presents the reader with a world in which anything is possible. Experience the horror, the laughter, the sorrow and the joy as she takes us on a physical, psychological, and spiritual journey through words.
 
Book: The Abencerraje - A New Translation by Jessica Knauss
A Top 20 Amazon Bestseller in Literary Fiction! This edition includes: A never-before-published translation of El Abencerraje - Useful explanatory notes - A short, original introductory essay - A heartwarming tale of love and friendship in a time when no one could imagine anything but war. This is a classic story of the exotic landscape of medieval Spain, written about 1551, in a new, easy to [...]
 
Book: Domingo's Angel by Jenny Twist
When Angela turns up in a remote Spanish mountain village, she is so tall and so thin and so pale that everyone thinks she is a ghost or a fairy or the dreadful mantequero that comes in the night and sucks the fat from your bones. But Domingo knows better. "Soy Angela," she said to him when they met - "I am an angel." Only later did he realise that she was telling him her name and by then it was [...]
 
Book: I STAND CORRECTED (ROSARIO AND BALOU SERIES Book 1) by Patricia Asedegbega
ROSARIO - I am Rosario Dominguez Gonzalez, heiress to one of the largest and oldest fortunes in Spain. My family is considered in both the most elite economic and social circles as one of the richest and most influential in Europe... BALOU - That was until the day when I sensed that someone was watching me; I opened one of my eyes and was just about to close it again when something caught my [...]
 
Book: A Search for Donald Cottee by Philip Spires
A Search for Donald Cottee is a comic tragedy about individualism. Donald, nicknamed Donkey, is an internet Quixote, bent on doing good works. Donkey Cottee and his wife, Poncho Suzie, have retired to Benidorm on Spain's Costa Blanca from their Yorkshire mining village. Don has left behind his incessant self-education and Suzie has turned the corner of her illness. Their new life is parked on the [...]
 
Book: SANTIAGO TALES by Joan Fallon
'A really heart warming book.' 'Beautifully written, with believable interesting characters.' 'I found Santiago Tales a most compelling read.' Beth is a woman whose life is falling apart; there are problems with her marriage, her career is in the doldrums and her health is not good. When she discovers her husband has been leading a double life she realises she has to get away from the cosy [...]
 
Book: The Ring of Flames - The al-Andalus series Book Three by Joan Fallon
It is the year 1008 AD and al-Mansur, the despotic ruler of al-Andalus is dead. Without his iron grip the country is heading for civil war as the pretenders to the throne engage in battle after battle in an attempt to gain supremacy of the Omayyad dynasty. Amidst all the turmoil, Ahmad continues to look after the falcons, but he is torn between his concern for his family's safety and his loyalty [...]
 
Book: Loving Harry by Joan Fallon
Fashion designer Carla has been too busy climbing the career ladder to sustain a long-term relationship - until she meets the charming, charismatic Harry Wilkinson, and falls deeply in love for the first time. There's only one problem: Harry is already married to Barbara, a stay-at-home wife who's been content until now to devote all her energies to looking after her husband and children. The [...]
 
Book: Burnt Offerings (A Paul Chaise Adventure Book 1) by Stuart G Yates
This book grew out of my living in Spain. I'd had an idea for a thriller, and really wanted it to be local. The more I thought about the setting, the more excited I became. Knowing the area so intimately, this proved an easy thing to do. The characters I drew from a wide range of people, some known to me, others complete, original creations. But the one thing I wanted to convey was a sense of [...]
 
Book: The Guardian of Secrets by Jana Petken
The Multi Award Winning Bestseller, The Guardian of Secrets. Winner of 2016, Outstanding Historical Book of The Year, IAN Awards. Silver Medalist, Readers' Favorite Awards 2015 - "This is a must-read for historical fiction fans" BlueInk Reviews. "A suspenseful, Compelling Historical Fiction" Kirkus Reviews ___ After fleeing from an abusive husband accused of murder, Celia Merrill becomes [...]
 


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