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 Haunt of Fate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Can fate work both ways? Do we only recognise the hand of fate when it goes against us? Or is it possible that it balances out over time? Is that what we mean by justice? For Estelle, it's a niggling feeling that something isn't right. Whatever part fate played in the ‘accidental' death of her husband, she needs to unravel a mystery to find out the truth.
Annu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
On a South Pacific island during the last decades of the twentieth century, indigenes, migrant workers and European managers struggle to understand and define themselves and their place in the incomprehensible world shaped by the Van Island Palm Oil Development Company
An Artist's Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,320. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
An account of an ordinary artist's life in the extraordinary world of art. The vivid descriptions of the world about her, whether it be people with whom she works or sees on her daily commute, or the landscape and townscape through which she travels could only come from an artist with a keen eye for detail.
All in a Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's Friday the 13th back in 1958, and as the quaint Yorkshire Dales village of Dibbledale awakes, unsuspecting as to what lies ahead on that infamous day of bad luck and superstition, a number of personal dramas, narrated with humour and a touch of pathos, are all to be played out.
Tiger Trail
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
This is a character-based novel and is almost a psychological study of the different personalities in the camp; just as you think the camera crew are working harmoniously together, some characters may just surprise you!
BATTLING A BRAIN INJURY: The Life That Jack Built
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On 01.01.2010 I incurred a very severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) whilst walking as an innocent pedestrian beside the A406 (North Circular) in North London. Confidently I can say that a brain injury is not something that I should even wish on my worst enemy.
Better A Friend Than A Foe!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
An interesting, factual account of just one NATIONAL SERVICEMAN'S experiences during his service in Malaysia during 1951-1953, a period within the MALAYAN EMERGENCY.
The Island
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
This is a character study of sorts of the enigmatic Thai-Chinese businessman, Pracha Wantana. It explores the sometimes conflicting natures of Eastern and Western cultures; where collectivism and individualism meet and clash.
My Fairholme Road Days
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Shakespeare said that the world is a stage; well, 29, Fairholme Road was a stage and we had some characteristic actors come and go... the performance was life itself.' In this gritty and often poignant account of life as a landlord's son in a guesthouse in West London from the 1950s onwards, Michael O'Mahony introduces us to some truly memorable characters and scenes.
Darkness And Light Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This brand new collection of short stories is called ‘Darkness and Light' for a reason, Lino Sterlini will plunge you into the darkest depths of humanity, exploring dastardly deeds and criminal minds. But fear not, against all the darkness there is light! Amongst the heart-racing tales there are heart-warming ones of love and friendship.
Sicily, A Captive Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.
Loceville
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,050. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In life, there are no guarantees, as Derick and Davy find out. What do you do when you feel you have no choices remaining? Set in South Africa, this is a story about decision making and coming of age; how consequences affect decisions and how friendship can survive throughout.
The Motives Trilogy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Computer technician Laura Jamieson sure had a job on her hands when dealing with the evil Supercomputer ‘Giga 6'. After she removes the ‘bad egg' chip from his brain, the two gradually become firm friends. Can machines and humans work together to fight the Extremists before they carry out their wicked plan to kill all the young people in the world?
All in a Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's Friday the 13th back in 1958, and as the quaint Yorkshire Dales village of Dibbledale awakes, unsuspecting as to what lies ahead on that infamous day of bad luck and superstition, a number of personal dramas, narrated with humour and a touch of pathos, are all to be played out.
My Letting And Travel Experiences
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying
Vanda Morris offers her personal experiences with letting properties in the UK and abroad. She started out in the 60s, when property, as an investment was unheard of and makes comparisons to how things are today. Vanda highlights the pitfalls and challenges that come with property letting.
Walk Into The Unknown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,720. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One summer in 1960 an au pair flew into London from Switzerland. Alone in the soot and bombsites, she hoped only to broaden her horizons and improve her English. A stranger to Britain at a time when television was new, abortion was illegal and some said the Beatles were crap, her father expected her back within a year.
Dream On
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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.
Hyperion (2nd Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 263,170. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Carlo di Angelis's wife Sophie is in hospital for a routine operation. Outside the hospital Carlo's old flame Julie Bloomfield falls into his arms, the woman he loved and thought he'd lost a lifetime ago.
The Beginning - The Toni Taxi Series
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,710. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 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.
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.

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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