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 Waterwoman's Gift
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
After years of unrewarding work as a lawyer in London, and sensing the end of her relationship with a man far too attached to his mother, Janie Malham desperately needs a change of scene. When offered a temporary position with a charity in the most rural part of Scotland she imagines it will be exactly the break she requires.
The Girl on the Stairs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Mabel and her husband Harry survive the war and bring up their daughter, Alexa and adopted son Luke. As the family move around the country following job opportunities, Alexa and Luke's upbringing sees some important changes, including attending boarding school where both children fail to settle and Alexa finds herself on occasion sent to the stairs.
Monty and his Amazing Adventures
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Monty is a handsome grey and white cat, who lives near the sea with his brother and sister, Freddie and Claudia. Between them, they enjoy sleeping, eating, and having adventures - in that order! Join Monty and his siblings on two exciting adventures, be it getting lost in unfamiliar gardens, or a trip to the beach, and read all about their fun, games and the new friends that they make.
The Trainee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Insurance is dull isn't it? Not when you're a broker at Lloyd's.
Baladin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Meet Baladin. She is beautiful and elegant, proud and jealous. For Geoff Shelton it was love at first sight and he leaves his wife most weekends to spend time with her.
No Greater Love
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
A story of love; a story of life and death; a tale of heartbreak and redemption; we follow the life of a young boy in Northern Ireland.
Russian Midnights
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Delve into this collection of beautiful poems; war, death, love and politics, God and the Devil, loss; all culminating in an expression of raw human emotion. The Poet is a wordsmith and skilfully weaves words into verse. Gyasi is a master of rhythm; the poems in 'Russian Midnights' flow off the tongue when read aloud. They can be enjoyed within a group setting, or as an individual reader.
Guardians of Space and Happiness: The QED For Climate Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Mutare Meikles Park is an important national park in the social and natural geography of Zimbabwe. A safe house for important cultural, religious and economic livelihood, it is a beautiful national park that is both a stronghold for endangered wildlife species and African tribal traditions.
It's a Cat's Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Flora is lucky - she was picked as a kitten by Betty and her mum to go and live in their home with them. However, it's not easy being the only feline in the house, the only one with any sense whatsoever. Humans, so Flora finds, are peculiar animals and it takes a while to get used to their habits. So, Flora decides to pass her learnings on to other cats, who find themselves in similar disarray.
Lucky Dip
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
An anthology of rhymes and stories, Lucky Dip is true to its title, with stories ranging from the funny to the bittersweet. Catchy rhymes, clever twists and the haunting quality of the eerie The Pilot and Who Knows? will stay with the reader long afterwards. Cherry Thurstan's diverse collection of short stories and rhymes displays wit and versatility. A must-read for fans of the short story.
Ritual and Theatre
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
This book is essential reading for students of ritual and drama theory and a significant work for anyone in the field of drama therapy. It concerns the relationship between corporate ritual and theatre, a subject which is often mentioned but rarely examined in any depth.
Books People Discard
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
This evocative story follows the stripping away, layer by layer, of the facade of a seemingly perfect marriage. David and Sally appear to be an ideally matched couple. David's work has taken them to the South Pacific nation of New Sudan where they lead a self-indulgent colonial life whilst waiting for David's promotion which will return them to London.
An Avenue in Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An Avenue In Time tells three simultaneous histories - that of the author, the life of his father, and the history of several parts of Scotland. Arthur's father, a church missionary, changed the face of Kenya for its citizens, and Arthur himself was instrumental in the work of the Samaritans in the United Kingdom.
A True History of a Big Hill Near Cudham
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A True History of a Big Hill Near Cudham takes place in and around Biggin Hill, beginning when 3 bogus policemen turn up at Howard's front door. He is lured away from home and manoeuvred into visiting the local police station with them. Then Howard and his wife are subsequently kidnapped.
Pain and Passion
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Tomas Hunter is the heir to the lairdship of a minor clan, steeped in the Highlands and wildlife where he loves to hunt. Sarah Evans is from Wales. Born a cripple, she blooms into a woman as beautiful as her nature.
Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
‘Write about what you know' is the famous advice to new writers, and this author has taken those words to heart. This is a collection of short stories in which the writer is truly at home, displaying inside knowledge of the families, jobs and social milieu portrayed.
Debris of Debris
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Debris of Debris is not only the first novel written in English by a Vietnamese author living in Vietnam, but also the first novel written about young Vietnamese intellectuals who grew up in the South of Vietnam before 1975 and remained there after the war.
Lauren Jay Or Lolly Rag Dolly
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls
This charming book is for young children and is amusing and funny. An enjoyable story of a rag doll who got lost in a park, was found by the park keeper, went to live with his four children and they all have lots of fun and mischief together.
Sons Of Janus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During his lifetime Tchaikovsky, composer of The 1812 Overture and Swan Lake, was lionised throughout Russia, Europe and the United States of America. But little is known about the man himself as the USSR guarded the reputation of its heroes closely.
The Field Mice Family
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A family of four mice live in a beautiful woodland setting underneath an old oak tree. The Field Mice Family contains several short stories about the adventures of the two young mice, Toby and Betsy. After long, busy days in the woods, they cannot wait to get home and tell their parents about their adventures.
Out Of Darkness Into His Marvellous Light
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You set the price! Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Out of Darkness, Into His Marvellous Light is the semi-autobiographical story of ‘Stephen' and his struggles with faith. It follows him from a neglected childhood to a spiritually fulfilled adulthood, and on an inspiring quest to reunite his scattered family.
Versatility
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Versatility by Joan Hunt is a delightful collection of poetry that covers a wide range of subjects - some humorous and some moving. It is split into several sections, which include ‘Slightly Amusing', ‘A Little more Serious', ‘True Stories', ‘Creepy Crawlies', ‘Christmassy' and ‘Limericks'.
Whatr In The World? Breif Observations Of The Human Condition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
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.
Edinburgh Shorts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A juggling care worker. A bargain-obsessed shopper haunted by nightmares. A porn-hungry office playboy. All with the city of Edinburgh in common... An anthology of short stories, Edinburgh Shorts is true to its title, with a variety of tales set in the beautiful historic city. Sarah Guppy's diverse collection of short stories range from funny to bittersweet to downright unpleasant.
Courland Penders: Coming Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Michael Dransfield was one of the most widely read poets of his generation. He was prolific, producing over a thousand poems in his short life, which ended tragically in 1973.
An Acidental Relationship
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
When English sailors set out in 1553 seeking an easterly sea passage to China round the northern capes of Scandinavia, they made an unexpected discovery. Like Christopher Columbus and America sixty years earlier, they encountered a large, uncharted land mass barring their progress. They had not intended to ‘discover' Russia; it was totally accidental and unexpected.
Dunfillan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dunfillan is Sheila McMillan's debut autobiography, a compelling, frank and often graphic account of post war family life. Combining many tales of her life with descriptions and photographs of Derbyshire, Sheila's work, which took many years of hard work to compile, is published for the first time.
Misbegotten
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,800. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hired by Sleasby's vicious gangland boss, Harry James, to track down two missing porn stars, Cross is now in a desperate race to save his own worthless hide. Pursued by a homicidal rogue detective with an eye for the main chance, tormented by a nymphomaniac who could screw for England and trying to keep his end up in a dizzy chase through the moral maze, Cross is close to calling it a day.
The Charming Killer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,110. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Classics
When Paul William finds he has an illness that can only be cured by terrible means, his life takes on a twist that he could never have imagined in his wildest dreams. His path is strewn by beautiful girls and a change in lifestyle that is incredulous.
Where to, Guv?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Have you ever wondered about the tales the taxi driver could tell when you travel in his or her cab? Where to, Guv? is Peter Douglas's delightful book giving an entertaining insight into the life of a taxi driver. It tells of his first forays in the occupation, and recounts hilarious anecdotes about the many passengers he has driven over the years.
Secret Of The Tree
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A hidden world of elf magic and beautiful fairies tempt Charlie and Cydney away when they innocently help their granddad in his garden. Imagine their surprise when they find out the old magnolia tree that has stood for centuries has a secret tiny world underneath!
Death By Drowning
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An exciting and fast paced novel that will have the reader turning the pages eagerly from the very first moment they open/scroll the book. Death By Drowning charts the lives of a group of followers of the old regime of East Germany and how, after The Wall had come down, they lament the ending of the country they knew and loved.
Slum School
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
R. J. Brophy's Slum School is a fascinating and eye-opening account of an English volunteer's experiences teaching in a slum school in India. Sensitively written, Brophy's memoir of his time at the school offers vivid detail and a frank report of the sights and living conditions in the slums. A must-read for those with an interest in travel and India's social climate.
The Journey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,530. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Evil rises in the form of a terrible witch and wizard who are desperate to get their hands on the kingdom from which they were banished. Princess Livi and her faithful talking dog Dillon must raise an army and fulfil the destiny that only they can bring to light. Livi must call upon friends and knights and the people of her kingdom, and use forces of magic and cunning in the face of true evil!
The Magic Wand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
It's a beautiful day, and lazy Freddy Fox isn't going to waste it on housework! But his garden's overgrown, his hedge needs cutting and he doesn't have anything for lunch... When he comes across a young fairy practicing magic in the woods, crafty Freddy Fox has an idea. Can he convince the other villagers to do his chores for him? Or will it all end in disaster...?
Jodie's Adventures With Aunty Anne
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Join Jodie and friends on her many exciting adventures with Auntie Ann in this charming collection of short stories written by new children's author Annie Glynn. Annie Glynn has been writing short stories for children for a while now, as she has worked with children in the past, but this is the first time they have been published.
What in the World? Brief Observations of the Human Condition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 12, 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.
Dilated
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,420. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Anna Claws is just a normal, twenty two year-old woman. She has her own home, a best friend, a handsome lover... Only she is the daughter of the Devil himself, and her lover Colden is an ancient vampire fugitive. When the Devil comes knocking for his share of Anna's dark power, will she be strong enough to fight him?
The Incredible Star Portal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
John M Donald has come up with a science fiction novel that echoes the best of the genre, where there are physical reasons for each development and no star ship exceeds the speed of light, though there are ingenious solutions to that problem of which the Star Portal is one. The story is compelling, the plot tight without one unnecessary character and the aliens are fiendishly smart.
The Joe Public Guide To The Sicilian Mafia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
Joe Castello was born in 1939. He graduated in Pharmacy and now leads a family business that majors on pubs and clubs. He was active in rugby, Judo and ski-ing until common sense prevailed. He still plays in a rock 'n' roll band. He has a son who is diabetic.
A New Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Dublin lives in Kelsey Stables with his paddock-mates, Gracie and Benny. Unlike his friends, he's not the best jumper, or the best at his paces - in fact, he's got a bit of a reputation for causing trouble. So when Gracie and Benny are sold to new owners and Dublin is left alone in the paddock, what will become of him? Is there anyone out there with the patience to give him a new home?
The Foreign Tsarina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,300. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Catherine the Great has quite a reputation today, her indiscretions were ridiculed. Yet from an early age she was skilled at observing and manipulating people's emotions, an insightful thinker, she championed the enlightened philosophers. Although at the age of 15, she was not to know this. Married to her disinterested cousin, she was abandoned a foreign country without family or friends.
Retribution Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,710. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A year ago, Michael Angelus was a different man. As David Gardner, he'd had it all - a beautiful wife, two sons, a beautiful home and a prospering career. Then fate had cruelly intervened and he had seen his career ruined, his family murderously torn apart and his life changed forever. After the rollercoaster ride of Nemesis, the second part of the trilogy.
Animal Holidays
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Come and explore the wonderful world of Sunnyside Zoo as we go on fun adventures with its colourful residents in Ian Murray Tough's Animal Holidays, the first in a series. It's a beautiful, sunny day, and Bert and the animals of Sunnyside Zoo intend to make the most of it! With the permission of the owners of Sunnyside and Mr Grove, the park ranger.
The Four Dreamers Of Strathbrochan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,630. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hugh Mckenzie's ingenious book sees a group of young friends from a sleepy Scottish village discover how to travel through time to momentous happenings in both the distant and not so distant past. Through their new found powers they find themselves in the middle of some of Scotland's most important and tragic events, which both thrill and horrify them.
The Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,060. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Home by James Kingston is a fictionalised account of machinations and mayhem at The Heritage Residential Care Home for the Elderly, where pending financial collapse and bad practice, fuel the plot. There is no honour amongst thieves, as double dealing, shady business deals, perverse sexual abuse and murder dictate the lives of the main characters.
Fortunate Street
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Jane Butler's beautifully written novel Fortunate Street is a tragic tale of a life of hardship and disappointment of a First World War widow. The story of her life and times is only discovered by a friend after her death. The dignified elderly Liza Parrish declines to reveal her life story to the young woman who befriends her in a nursing home.
Losing Diana
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
If it isn't about being kind or good or even luck, then it must be fate; it was my sister's fate that at forty-nine it was her destiny to die. That is what I now believe. Have you ever wondered how you'd cope if the unthinkable happened to someone you loved? How would you function day to day? In this emotional tale of love and relationships.
Comfort Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
‘Lynne gripped Ginny's hand and her eyes were imploring, "Take care of Max for me. Comfort him. Please."' While beautiful, perfect Lynne lay dying, she made Ginny promise one thing: to comfort Max, the husband she would leave behind. Trapped in her own listless marriage to an indifferent husband, Ginny soon finds herself drawn to Max far more than she cares to admit.
Square Peg, Round Hole
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
If you have self-confidence issues or you are bored with your life, or you just think you are boring (let's be honest, that's our greatest fear) then this book is for you. It might give you the vital ingredient of inspiration to do something unusual and be interesting. It might make you realize that the world is an exciting place where anything is possible if you want it enough.

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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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