Austin Macauley

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We are an independent trade publisher based in the heart of Canary Wharf. Our lists contain a wide range of genres, both fiction and nonfiction, and we publish a variety of interesting books suitable for all ages and tastes.

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The Beginning - The Toni Taxi Series
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Cars
The first in a proposed series of illustrated adventures for the friendly little green taxi Toni and his friends, who live in a faraway place called Toddington Lane. There's always someone new and interesting to meet when you're a taxi!
The Scent of Love
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,710. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In 2009, no one answers the door of a flat in an apartment block in Fifth Avenue, off Ghandi Street, Teheran. From this one event, Lily Monadjemi crafts a compelling tale of love and darkness of the soul, combining crime thriller with tragedy, the consequences that occur when The Scent of Love is lost.
Does It Hurt To Die
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What was particularly strange about his father's death was that no one, especially not his mother, seemed to want to give him any more information about why or how his father had died. The older that he grew the more it irritated him that no one would talk about his father.
Counterintuitive Analysis
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Analytic
here have been many prophecies on how the world will end - The Wrath of God, Nuclear War, Alien Invasion, a big rock falling out of the sky, Worldwide Plague, Disco Comeback... Who knew it would be by the publication of a simple work of philosophy?
Nothing's Ever Simple
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
After all, how do you know that you won't like someone or indeed this book, until you've actually tried!!! So pick me up, read my content and get to know the person within, Take it from the shelf, go home, be alone and then begin!!!
The Lady From Maida Vale
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Dawn Hope has a relatively normal life - she lives on the outskirts of London with her ageing father, and during the day works around Europe listening in on and translating for business meetings. But all that changes when she meets Carlo, the enigmatic Italian millionaire; and with their rapidly-blooming affair comes all sorts of trouble, from politics to smuggling to suspected art heists.
The Adventures of Itchy, Scratchy and Fleabag
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Itchy, Scratchy and Fleabag are three naughty hedgehogs who get up to all sorts of mischief when their mum isn't looking! Swimming in raging rivers, going down dark tunnels and climbing great big trees... and their friends Bonnie and Jack have to rescue them all the time!
Domestic Years, Tears And Fears - Part One
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
It would be easy to place this book in the ‘self-help' section of a bookshop or library, but it is more of an open letter of encouragement for anyone finding themselves in the unenviable position of living with domestic abuse.
Dream On
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
After an accomplished career working for a clandestine team, known simply as The Unit, Krista Crawshaw has finally completed her last assignment. At only thirty-five, she is being fully retired.
Another Time, Another Place
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Carlo di Angelis's wife Sophie is in hospital for a routine operation. Yet outside the hospital Carlo's old flame Julie Bloomfield falls into his arms. Meanwhile, 150 miles away in Bradford, Tarik is falling under the influence of Islamic extremists. What will Sophie wake up to, or had she better not?
A Touch Of Dusk
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The author, Ayesha Ahmed, evokes the emotion of heartache and lost love in her collection of verses. Though sometimes a touch melancholy, there is a charm and empathy that will touch those whose lives have been affected by past lost loves.
Rising To The Surface
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The heartfelt and richly allusive story of a woman gradually learning to live again after a devastating loss. Following the death of her youngest son in a motorbike accident, Maria is cast into a dark featureless world where familiar and established boundaries have been wiped out.
I'll Blame It On The Wind
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Pre-release—available September 30, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,630. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Austin Macauley Publishers are honoured to announce the publication of ‘I'll Blame it on the Wind' by Mathew Colbert. This heart wrenching story details horrific physical and sexual abuse, and is at its core, a tale of survival.
Path of Power: Book 2: The Book of Dawn and Dusk
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Alexander Angelus the true heir of Angelia, and his she-elf companion Helena Drake of the Order of the Slayers, embark on an epic adventure that takes them over Anarchos, coming across many unscrupulous characters, terrifying monsters and obstacles as they go.
Hyperion (2nd Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 263,170. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
120,000 years from now, humanity has civilized a collection of distant worlds. Having no knowledge of Earth, this civilization is dominated by a powerful religion that holds a doctrine of human origin developed from baseless superstition.
Nature Creatures
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Here come the nature creatures, creeping around the earth, in your garden and in your house. Oh look at them crawling, wriggling and flying, they are just so natural aren't they?
What in the World? Brief Observations of the Human Condition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
With the world falling apart around us, it's easy to wonder just where we, as the human race, have gone wrong. In What in the World?, author Edwin Sparkes highlights some of the main issues that we in society should be addressing, from the actions of religious hate groups to the misconduct of politicians and governments the world over.
An Adventure Around Australia In a Ute
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This account of Suzanne Thompson's travels through Australia with her husband, Gary, conveys her enthusiasm for travelling to new places and communing closely with nature and its surroundings.
Wrath of the Righteous
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,880. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Michael Angelus, Finance Director of the Murtagne Corporation and undercover ‘consultant' with the US Internal Anti-terrorist Agency, together with his partner, Anna, are on a well-earned vacation in the West when he receives an urgent call from his colleague, Stella that has implications beyond anything he can imagine.
Clouds Got In My Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 157,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Freya, already disillusioned with life, enters her eighteenth year confused as to where she should go. It's the sixties and Freya's liberal mother holds court every night in an open house: a 48 year old teenager partying with her daughter's friends. It's embarrassing. Freya needs space, Freya needs a chance to mature and find her way. Enter Frank.
Rosie the African Elephant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Rosie lives with her extended family and friends in the Zambezi valley. When the evil Mr Umani and his men decide to take the valley for themselves they commit a terrible act which leaves Rosie alone.
Caribbean Erection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Romance
It's been years since Didi first left the Caribbean, trading in her life of sun, beaches and festivals to marry Bob, the handsome love of her life. To anyone on the outside, they seem like the perfect pair - they have good jobs, a beautiful house... an active and adventurous sex life. But Didi has a secret. She's also in love with Josh, her neighbour's son - and he's in love with her!
Billy Bobbin at Mystery Farm
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Billy Bobbin lives with his family and his pet dog Midge on their farm. The farm is set in the rambling hills of Rockwell where Billy has some very interesting times like meeting new and unexpected friends, going on a very special school trip and having the best birthday ever. There are also a few shocks in store for Billy when he uncovers an ancient family secret.
On The Gunline: A Hugh Harnlee Naval Saga
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Gunner's Mate (Guns) First Class Hugh Robert Harnlee begins his rise in the US navy following a turret fire on the USS Wilmington on the gun line off the coast of Vietnam in 1970.
The Adventures of Sam the Suitcase
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Sam the Suitcase lives with the Nuttall family at 4 Lilac Lane, Littletown. Along with his friends Harriet the Handbag, Walter the Walking Stick and Seamus the Shillelagh, Sam has some hair-raising and heart-warming adventures. P. D. Reid's charming and imaginative collection of Sam the Suitcase stories will delight children and keep bed time reading interesting!
Please God, Which Side is Up?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Please God, Which Side is Up?" is the memoir of an ordinary family man, who relates here snatches of his life from his invalid childhood in Scotland to training as a commando in the Royal Marines, to working as a journalist in Africa in the unsophisticated ‘50s and '60s; and latterly as a public relations specialist in South Africa.
A Traveller in China
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,360. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
For Greg McEnnally a traveller should be a pilgrim and not just a tourist, and the journey itself is just as important as the destination. With this appreciation of life the writer takes us into China - a place many of us may never visit - and provides us with a developing picture of this strident and yet enigmatic country.
The Gift - The 7 Laws of Success
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Do you find yourself questioning why stress gets to you so easily? Why you constantly get angry and upset? Why things do not seem to go your way no matter how much effort you make? Do you feel that something is missing, and you cannot quite pinpoint what it is?
Pets Aplenty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Join novice vet, Paul Mitchell, in a further six months of hilarious escapades he experiences while working at Prospect House Veterinary Hospital. He's confronted by a ravenous pig while sunbathing naked in a cornfield. He locks jaws with a caiman with scale rot and battles with Doug, a vicious miniature donkey that's always sinking his teeth into him.
Love's a Bitch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,610. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Sebastian Fallon has become a psychotic abusive husband. He believes he has killed his pregnant wife Grace so flees to Afghanistan as a reporter for a San Francisco Media Network. But world news states that he has been blown up by insurgents.
Mr Jack Nobody
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Your name is Jack Nobody. Orphaned at the age of five you now live in the workhouse and survive on meagre wages and rations augmented by petty thieving. Still, it's a little better than climbing up chimneys which you had to do previously until you grew too big for that work. Now at the age of nine what are your prospects? Poverty, disease or prison?
One Above and One Below
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
One Above And One Below unfolds the stories of Michael and Franz, their lives, loves, aspirations and difficulties. Trevor Towers' charming novel is full of interesting and in-depth naval details, thrilling descriptions of sea battles and honourable characters.
Hidden Truth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jacob Rawlings, retired magistrate, fisherman and master story teller, transports his daughter and grandchildren to his days of working on smacks in the 1860s, fishing boats trawling the perilous and unpredictable sea.
Theodor Fontane - A Prussian in Victorian London
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There are countless factual and fictional accounts of life in Victorian England, but not many by foreigners, and few as engaging and entertaining as these sketches by the German novelist Theodor Fontane, written when he lived in London for publication in German periodicals.
Crystal's Diary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Crystal's Diary is one woman's collection of thoughts and memories from her childhood, adolescent years and adult life. This is no fairy-tale, and what you will read will shock you; child prostitution, physical and verbal abuse, witchcraft and murder are contained within these pages. At its core, this raw and emotional diary is a tale of healing and spiritual restoration.
Pets Aplenty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Join novice vet, Paul Mitchell, in a further six months of hilarious escapades he experiences while working at Prospect House Veterinary Hospital
The Witches Within Westminster
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Peter Buckland, a father of a wonderful young man who tragically and unfairly died of an incurable brain wasting disease, caused by a catalogue of terrible events; a tainted NHS blood transfusion and the shocking disregard of public health by the Conservative Government, who allowed herds of cattle to be fed a cannibalistic, mechanically separated feed of other cows.
Wet & Wild
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A hilarious, surreal, eccentric, sexy and tongue-in-cheek jolt from reality, the hugely humorous and outrageously dark ‘Wet and Wild' is sure to be well received by comedy-fiction fans and animal lovers alike.
The Dawn's Chorus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,590. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Dawn's Chorus is a book of intrigue, double turns and second guessing set against a backdrop of devastating historical drama.
The Walk
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Walk is a unique and optimistic look at life beyond retirement. Unlike some of pensionable age who look forward to ‘sitting back and taking it easy', Jane Burdiak sees it as a time of renewing and growing, to recapture passions and pleasures, and to indulge in new ones.
There Is A God!?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
An in-depth journey into the search of the origins of the supreme god - Jehovah. The book is intended for people who want to think, and mainly are capable of and enjoying thinking.
Laura
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Laura is a promising law postgraduate. When she picks up a part-time job working for the Manley brothers, she thinks they are no more than a quaint bunch of bachelors. Yet their offices have a swish staircase that leads only to a STRICTLY PRIVATE notice.
Don't Cry For Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Don't Cry For Me is a play which takes place in Zambia and Zimbabwe in the 1970s, during Zimbabwe's liberation struggle. It follows the Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army and those in a Girls' Military Training Camp.
The Ascent Of The Solitary Soul
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,040. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Author Mike Streak's latest novel Ascent of the Solitary Soul is set in his native South Africa. It follows successful Cape Town artist Jonathan Starr on a ‘journey of self-discovery,' as he tries to uncover the truth behind both his mother's disappearance and the awful road accident that he survived as a child and which he believed killed his father.
The Family Cat And Other verses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Ann Veronica Hudson's quaint and quirky collection of poetry will delight young and old. The Family Cat And Other Verses is Funny, whimsical and charming, the poems feature adventurous animals, highly imaginative imagery and a fresh, original voice.
The Forest of Shades
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Forest of Shades follows the adventurous life of Rhys, a man possessed of the Knowledge who has chosen the path of a traveller and who brings aid to those in times of desperate need.
Betrayed - The Devil's Harvest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Betrayed - The Devil's Harvest by Alan Turnbull is a fictitious account of the life of Robert Burns drawn from the details that are known.
Surya
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,350. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
‘Surya' is a brilliant tale of good versus evil, and the courage and strength of humans and their ability to love. Surya himself is a humble character that readers can't help but root for. The end page hints that there is more to come from this author, and we greatly anticipate the sequel. This is surely a story that will not disappoint.
Poor Man's Gold
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The purchase of an old car leads to all kinds of trouble for Harry. Hidden inside it years before by young Bill McClusky are a number of gold ingots. Just out of prison, Bill wants them back.
All The Stars
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
The subject of the work is timely and timeless with a special focus on spiritual and emotional development and creativity. Within this context its mission is to enhance a positive, creative outlook on all aspects of life. The poem is simple yet very profound. It addresses every age and social level.
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Books

From Castanets to Conscription
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
It's 1957 and Peter Mardle receives two letters on the same day - one giving details of his call-up for National Service, and the other from his cousin in Spain inviting him to stay with her and her GI husband. What would you do?

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