When a MI6 operation in Paris is endangered by a kidnapping in Manchester Six have to call in an operative who has retired to the city. Irwin Baker is trying to lead a quiet life, but he can't say no when he's asked to save a mother and child. With his reluctant Police contact in tow he has only four hours to find them.
Tommy Hill walked back into Manchester on the tail of a thunderstorm, promising easy money and atonement for his former sins. Joe Wilkinson doesn't want anything to do with his former friend, but it's not going to work out that way. When Hill turns up dead the Police think Joe's involved, and Hill's business partners think he's holding their money.
"Sanctuary! In God's name you must give it!"
A dark lady rides back into the life of Dame Frevisse, bearing with her two small boys haunted by the touch of death and scandal. Nine men lie dead on the road behind them, victims of the grim fate which relentlessly pursues them. Some seek to turn them away, but when they request sanctuary Frevisse is bound by her holy oaths to grant it.
Matilda Gray, an expert on Roman/Celtic antiquities, learns that the illegal trade in such treasures can be deadly. Gareth March, a Scotland Yard detective, learns he must work with Matilda to solve a murder. Together they learn that the excavation of a Roman fort might cause another one. They agree on one thing: The risk of death makes life and love all the sweeter.
A 30 minute 5 character play about a possible near future scenario where the UK is riven by civil strife and there are plans for an overthrow of the Government by the military and an expulsion of all Muslims.
This is the true story of a World War two Croatian child, given away at four to an aunt and uncle and imprisoned with her relatives at thirteen. Her father managed to secure her freedom, only to be imprisoned himself and shot three weeks later. The others perished in Auschwitz. She spent the rest of the war hungry, in a convent orphanage, not knowing what lay ahead...
An entertaining, irreverent and erudite romp through 60 years lived to the full by ex-millionaire, (to be again), businessman, writer, actor, sailor, teacher, consultant, entrepreneur, traveller and lover.
A charming short story, set in Regency London. Since the moment Lord Sebastian Byefield’s pretty new neighbor moved in, he hasn’t enjoyed a single night of restful sleep. He blames her for the unearthly sounds that keep him awake at night and sour his mood during the day. But when he finally meets her one crisp autumn afternoon, she is nothing like he imagined she’d be.
When Marianna Madison unexpectedly inherits a house, she thinks her financial troubles are over. Finally she can make a comfortable home for her small family. But when a former soldier with a chip on his shoulder lays claim to the very same house, Marianna must fight to keep the home she has grown to love . . . and fight her growing attraction to the handsome soldier.
Reisen wohin und so lange man möchte? Sich aussuchen, in welchem Land man wohnt und arbeitet? Als junge Frau frei und ungebunden sein und viel erleben, auch ohne dickes Bankkonto - geht das? Ja. Die charmante deutsche Abenteurerin Nina machts vor. Seit sie 22 ist, folgt sie ihrer Reiseleidenschaft und ist seit nun mehr als 8 Jahren als Fremdsprachenlehrerin rund um den Globus unterwegs.