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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 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: 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: Bittersweet by p.d.r. lindsay
Bryce Ackerman returns home from a business trip to Vienna expecting to marry his beloved Aimee. But she is pregnant. This is 1872 and Bryce is a Victorian gentleman who doesn't believe in sex before marriage. Aimee is distraught. So-called officers and gentlemen, on leave, visitors to her home, have been making a game of rape. They have been running a competition to see which regiment's junior [...]
 
Book: Elspeth: Mudlark Waif (Victorian Melodramas Book 1) by Vanessa Brooks
Engaging, enchanting, elusive Elspeth! A woman is made up of many aspects of personality and Elspeth Merryweather is no exception. She is a young Victorian woman whose character has been formed by necessity, lifted from despair and given hope until a cruel twist of fate changes everything. A simple courageous act on her part leaves her with total amnesia. Remembering nothing of her previous life, [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: OPERATION LIQUIDUS BORN TO BE KILLED by M C Raj
Shock after shock! Total shock runs through the pages of iOperation Liquidus', the latest novel from M C Raj. The dividing line between fiction and reality is almost invisible. The reader is made to oscillate constantly between the truth of fiction and the illusion of reality. When the reader comes out of the novel it will be a fully drenched world of intrigues. Shrugging off will be an onerous [...]
 
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: Madderakka - A Romantic Journey Through Cultures by M C Raj
Two cultures meet, entwine and become a love story. Madderakka plots the romance between Ramona, a Sami girl from Norway and Veeran, a young Adijan from India. They meet in a chat room online and become fast friends. Ramona helps Veeran travel to Norway to study and they fall in love. Ramona and Veeran travel back to India, only to encounter jealousy - Veeran's uncle, unable to stomach their [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Looking For Trouble - K'Barthan Series - Part 4 by M T McGuire
Looking for Trouble, K'Barthan Series: Part 4 (and final) The Pan of Hamgee doesn't believe in miracles but if he's going to save K'Barth it looks as if he might need one. He's not quite as alone as he thought. The punters from The Parrot and Screwdriver are right behind him and he has rescued three of his friends from the Grongolian Security Forces, who are now of course, three of the nation's [...]
 
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: The Rabbit's Man by Damien Dsoul
In the oil-rich region of the Niger-Delta, six armed militants of the United Niger-Delta Brigade steal into an oil jetty station near the Bonny Estuary and murder three foreign expatriates. Cape City, Nigeria. Kingsley Azobi, a Nigerian real-estate developer is facing bankruptcy. His only means of getting out of it: return to his former lifestyle as a gun smuggler and supply weapons to the United [...]
 
Book: The Death of Danny Daggers by Haydn Wilks
Cardiff. The last few days of summer. Danny Daggers is about to die. He just doesn't realise it yet. A Leeds University student with a very popular YouTube channel, Danny Daggers is taking his alcohol-downing stunts on tour. He's about to find out that not everyone's a fan. Ji Eun is a Korean student doing work experience at the South Wales Post. Rory Gallagher is the alcoholic veteran journo [...]
 
Book: The Tailor's Daughter - A Novel by Janice Graham
From the New York Times bestselling author of "Firebird" comes a richly detailed historical drama full of good Gothic romance, suspense and smartly dressed people. As the daughter of a prosperous tailor in 1860's London, Veda Grenfell has grown up accustomed to elegance and style. When a fever leaves her deaf at the age of sixteen, she turns for solace to the familiar world of her father's [...]
 
Book: The DCI Jones Casebook - Ellis Flynn by Kerry J Donovan
An empathetic detective and his Swedish-born colleague hunt for the abductors of a teenage schoolgirl a police procedural set in England and France. When fourteen-year-old Hollie Jardine fails to return home from school, her terrified parents call the police. It doesn't take veteran detective, DCI David Jones, head of the Midlands Police Serious Crime Unit, long to discover a link between Hollie [...]
 
Book: Of Sea and Seed - The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book I by Annie Daylon
Set on the rugged island of Newfoundland, OF SEA AND SEED takes the reader on a tragic journey through the 1920s as one family strives to hold onto life in the face of secrets, betrayal, and tsunami. Chronicling this journey is the family matriarch, Kathleen Kerrigan, who is condemned to an afterlife of atonement for the depth of her crimes in life. But what possible mortal sin could cause heaven [...]
 
Book: The Murder Diaries - Seven Times Over by David Carter
There have been three suspicious deaths in the ancient city of Chester, but are they accidents, suicide, or murder? Inspector Walter Darriteau lives in the city, and he's soon on the case. "The Murder Diaries - Seven Times Over" is the first novel in a series of seven standalone books. If you enjoy English crime stories, detailed characters, compelling prose with occasional hints of humour, this [...]
 


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