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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: 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: The Warriors - The Girl I Left Behind Me by Robert Cubitt
Danger, deception and warfare, three and a half thousand miles from home. The Warriors: The Girl I Left Behind Me, tells of the adventures of a soldier and his wife, and a terrorist and his girlfriend. Lofty is a soldier in the British Army, posted to Afghanistan for a tour of duty. Youssef is a British born Muslim whose parents are killed in an accident of war and who joins the Taliban seeking [...]
 
Book: A Tainted Dawn - The Great War (1792-1815) by B. N. Peacock
August 1789. The Rights of Man. Liberty. Equality. Idealism. Patriotism. A new age dawns. And yet, old hostilities persist: England and Spain are on the brink of war. France, allied by treaty with Spain, readies her warships. Three youths - the son of an English carpenter, the son of a naval captain, and the son of a French court tailor - meet in London, a chance encounter that entwines their [...]
 
Book: Mrs. Lieutenant - A Sharon Gold Novel by Phyllis Zimbler Miller
This 2008 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semifinalist is a story of unexpected women's friendship. "Miller captures the freshness and naivete of those women, all transplanted to an environment that forced them to deal with new challenges."--Dr. Cathy Goodwin, Top 500 Amazon Reviewer - "I loved MRS. LIEUTENANT. Reading it brought back for me, a military wife, memories of the Vietnam War era, when [...]
 
Book: The Army In The Valley by Valton E. Brown
The Army The Valley was written for those who consider themselves to be part of a rising New Generation of believer, who want to know why they do not fit into traditional structures or frameworks. With a focusing purely on biblical principles and moving away from any particular denominational teaching this book serves as a sign post to direct the seeking person to their place of destiny. This [...]
 
Book: St George and the Dragons - The Making of English Identity by Michael Collins
St George's Day has become a topic of debate as more and more organizations promote celebrations on 23 April and more people wave the flag of St George to proclaim their allegiance and identity. But who was St George? How did this Near Eastern martyr become England's patron saint and an icon of English culture? And what is his relevance for today's secular, multicultural England? New research [...]
 
Book: One Helluva Soldier by Phil Kline
One Helluva Soldier is the story of 21 year-old George Martin, graduate of Officers Candidate School Class of 9-A. In spite of being known as one helluva soldier to those who served with him, he was subjected to harassment from two other officers who pegged him as homosexual. This continued throughout his service as forward observer, and into a POW camp. One of the most dynamic stories told in [...]
 
Book: The Devil's Due - An Irish Historical Thriller by L.D. Beyer
A country at war. A man on the run. A woman left behind. Can an innocent man ever go home? Guilty of a crime he didn't commit, IRA soldier Frank Kelleher flees through the streets of war-torn Ireland with both the British and the Irish Republican Army trying to put a bullet in his head. He makes his way to America under an assumed name and with a forged passport, as the war in Ireland rages on. [...]
 
Book: Petticoat Rebels of 1916 - Extraordinary Women in Ireland's Struggle for Freedom by Brighid O'Sullivan
What would you do if you lived in Ireland and children all around you were starving, the few jobs allotted to men were scarce, unemployment so high people crammed together with no heat, no food, and no sanitation, poverty, crime, and infant death skyrocketed above every other country in Europe, and you blamed England? Petticoat Rebels of 1916 is about a some of the strongest, bravest women in [...]
 
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: 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 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: 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
'Brilliant... Brutal... Breathtaking!' The 'Ebook Skill Mystery & Thriller of the Year, 2017.' Find out why readers have said: 'Remorseless is up there with Stuart MacBride, Val McDermid and the like.' 'Extraordinarily suspenseful.' 'I always felt like I was reading with my hands over my eyes, sort of peeking through my fingers, cringing at what I knew what was coming next...' 'Right up there [...]
 
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, short skirts, tight jeans, it's a hot 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 small stage. Pulls out a [...]
 
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: 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: A Time for Warriors by John T Kirkpatrick
What if fate has left you as the chief magician in a land of faded magic, a land besieged by invaders? You feel it is your duty to help -- you want to help -- but your king, a practical old soldier barely hears you. So you strike out on your own to open a portal between worlds and import a band of warriors whose skill and tactics you know can help turn this war around. Is it your fault if the [...]
 
Book: Fight For Me (The Everetts of Tyler) by Hayden Braeburn
Cassidy Everett planned on nursing her brother's protector back to health and moving on, but when an old foe resurfaces, her plans change. Quickly. Dylan Black may have been shot saving Mason Everett's life, but that doesn't mean he can't protect his own--and Cassidy is his whether or not she wants to admit it. His injuries don't matter; all that matters is keeping his Cassie safe. When the [...]
 
Book: The Alberta Connection, a Ryce Dalton novel by R. Clint Peters
After watching 'To Hell and Back', the Audie Murphy Story, for the fifth time when he was eight years old, Ryce Dalton decided he wanted to join the Army. However, when he was fourteen, his goal was to become an Army Ranger. With only sixteen years as an Army Ranger, Ryce has retired. Injured in an off-course, low-level practice jump that slammed him into a granite cliff, Ryce has concluded that [...]
 
Book: Yolanda The Enchantress by Liberty Dendron / L. A. Johnson Jr.
"Yolanda The Enchantress" Is about the settling of the African wilderness in its simplest form; it's also a love story, one man trying to decide between two women, a willful young girl who was Zulu and a beautiful widow, settling the Congo with her brothers. Dominique de Salvo is a soldier in the Portuguese army is forced to capture a young African girl. Yolanda had lived with her Zulu relative [...]
 


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