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 Fire of Mars
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,730. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
At the latter end of 2006, a well-respected, married, church Deacon discovers the possible hiding place of a huge ruby named ‘The Fire of Mars'. He becomes obsessed by it and it drives his every thought, but when he meets and falls under the spell of the beautiful and bi-sexual Julie, his life begins to spiral to depths he never thought possible.
Flight to Eternity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It is no ordinary day when Vanu, a tall Pixy type person, appears before Josh and Sara on a mound on the English ridgeway in 1938. Vanu has just escaped an attempt on his life committed by a purple-robed character whom he has killed.
The Memory Carriers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Haunted since childhood by the vision of a young girl in the derelict Old Mill House, detective Sean Robinson is horrified to discover a link between the ghostly young Alice and his own deeply troubled wife Rebecca.
Op Daisy T
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,390. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
n this, the third novel from Nicholas Romano, the author sneaks us into the front room of a prominent politician. Through the eyes of Dino, Romano combines his obvious love of philosophy with the history of the 1980s to create an interesting insight into one of the most controversial handbag-wielding British Prime Ministers.
A Terrible State
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Kathryn Nelson had enjoyed successful careers as a teacher and then as an international advisor, relishing her life and work in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. Her world came crashing down around her when she was wrongly implicated in money laundering after the biggest bank robbery of the time, when robbers had walked out of the Northern Bank in Belfast with £26.5m in cash.
Pithecusae and the White Anemone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Pithecuse and the White Anemone is a fascinating epic fantasy novel that combines real historical elements encompassing events from 13 AD right through to the present day. Massimo Solini's latest novel follows the adventures of Robert Jamison, a talented painter who is haunted by visions of two children and a white anemone.
The Tower
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,160. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
What is the unusual military activity around a water tower at a popular yet rustic resort in Duck, NC? It catches the eye of Jack Sommerstag. Why would the U.S. Army be involved in the water tower business? He and FBI Agent Ben Chambers become unlikely allies investigating a conspiracy so deeply hidden that it reaches from the White House to the top members of the US Military.
The Wolf and the Sorceress - The King's Magician
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Nemeila's fate is decided before she is born when her parents' spaceship crash-lands on Earth on the day of her birth. A mortal enemy, Tobyn, murders her father and vows to use his sorcerer's powers to destroy Nemeila.
Will Harper, the Boy with the Heart of a Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is a story of finding love and hope in places where things like that are thin on the ground.
Alone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jennifer Aagar, a dutiful wife and mother hopes her life can return back to normality with her husband Simon, after her three children have fled the nest. However, she soon discovers her marriage is in serious trouble.
Time Won't Tell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,440. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A simple cliché that will change the course of many lives and loves in one small village. When Aphra leaves her old life behind, little does she know that there is much more to her new home than meets the eye.
Buddhist Art in Asia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Buddhist Art in Asia is a fascinating account of the spread of Buddhism from India, its land of origin, to other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Like many other religions, Buddhism found expression in the art and architecture of the various cultures it touched, but with a marked Indian influence, as vividly described and richly illustrated in this book.
Cyber Lovers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 154,310. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Tender as well as explicit, this is a must-read for anyone who has ever indulged in a forbidden love affair, found love on the internet, or indulged in cybersex!
Voyage to Wild Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow Brian Dawtrey and his family as they adventure from rural England to the wilds of Africa; meeting foxes, chickens, elephants and lions along the way. Brian Dawtrey shares his witty and informative memoirs of a life less ordinary; joined by a colourful cast of friends and acquaintances, both human and otherwise.
Only Horses and Fools
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Only Horses and Fools is a charming collection of short stories which takes us on a journey from the wild plains of Argentina to Mark Milbank's beloved yet troubled Zimbabwe and ends up with more trouble when he arrives in England. Some of the stories are autobiographical; others fictional, but each one is entertaining and at times thought provoking.
The Awakening of Abraham Brown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Abraham Brown, Patch Hancock and Indigo Templeton are three American servicemen, separated from their platoon, biding their time in southern France during the Second World War, when they are captured by a desperate group of Renegade Nazi soldiers.
View from the Bottom of the Well
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Karen Thodsen's latest book chronicles Ffion's struggle against the onset of depression with great honesty and compassion. The feelings of complete helplessness and the desire to retreat from all human contact are movingly expressed, as Ffion falls deeper and deeper into her well of depression, until she reaches the bottom and can finally look up and see the light above.
Beat the Clock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
2011, the Gulf of Aden, modern day piracy is a lucrative enterprise helped in part by legal loop-holes that can see captured pirates being released without charge. Emboldened by their successes pirates continue to target large vessels accruing payments in the millions of Euros. But cargo is not the only cash cow - people are profitable too.
The Whale Kingdom Quest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A completely original look at a post-apocalyptic world from the perspective of the sea life that survived. The world under the sea is as disparate and conflicted as the human race that once walked the land. Warring factions make tenuous alliances and fight for their right to remain in this new world. The whale Tenby searches for the last remaining humans, but do any remain?
Driven: When Obstacles Take Center Stage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Driven is about betrayal, deception, abuse, infedility and abandonment. Driven can be a panacea on how to overcome extreme difficulties by determination, the will to overcome and desire to succeed. Driven tells how she fought to keep her family of five off the government's payroll by having four jobs, each feeding off each other enabling her to go from poverty to become a successful entrepeneur.
United Nations Frontier Service 2: The First Generation Ship
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,760. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Having built a thriving colony on Mars a team of six pioneers venture out to discover the origins of the humanoids whose skeletal remains and artefacts, including a scout ship, have been discovered first on the Moon and then on Mars itself. For Ken, Ivan, Jack, Jane, Michelle and Wendy this journey will take half a lifetime, hence the name of their transport - the Generation ship.
Victim of Circumstance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
What would you do with fifty million dollars worth of negotiable bonds? Run ...! You've taken them from Ben Lucci and the syndicate and if they caught you there would only be one outcome.
Primal Plus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
What is the best way to understand and train your pet dog? Well you could start with Primal Plus. In this book, Patricia Neal, drawing on her studies of wolf behaviour, introduces the reader to her Re-direct Technique. Re-direct is used in the training of domestic dogs, which directs them into changing their inappropriate behaviour into the correct behaviour.
The Joe Public Guide to the Jewish Phenomenon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In 2012 Joe Castello read in a news magazine that the global population of Jews was only about 13 million, and thereby was inspired to make the study you will find in these pages. He was already fascinated by Jewish culture and the land of Israel, following his visit in 1993.
The Humour Triangle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
During Lansdown's research interviews Therapists acknowledged that the relationship between the therapist and the client is one of the most important factors in the therapeutic process.
The House on Waring Street
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Ellen Hampton receives a letter from her sister-in-law in Canada informing her that she is coming home with her daughter and granddaughter for Ellen's wedding, Ellen is mesmerised. Maggie has been away for fifty years and Ellen never dreamt her sister-in-law would ever return. But she has no way of knowing the real reason why.
Plum Jam and Pot Mess: Coping with Chaos as a Schoolboy and Sailorboy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Norman Dabell has been a successful journalist, broadcaster and author for nearly 40 years but this is the story of his life before a pen and ink. Plum Jam and Pot Mess were two of Norman's favourite delicacies and they aptly sum him up. As a youngster he was often in a jam; when he served in the Royal Navy, he was nearly always in a mess.
An Old Contemptible
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is not a story about heroes, it is not a story about glory or "lions led by donkeys" and most of all it is not a story about a great victory. It is, however, a story about a nation of "ordinary" people carrying out their perceived duty to an extraordinary degree, the reader will find little satire here.
Falklands Revenge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 175,550. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Falklands War in 1982 is at its peak and covert missions are under way on both Islands. Four British Special Forces men lie dead in a shallow hollow on East Falkland, three of them brutally murdered in cold blood after surrendering to their Argentine captors. Only severely wounded Royal Marine Sergeant Harry Glass survives because he was hidden under the dead body of his fallen comrade.
The Man in the Nautical Hat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia... the names of these republics, in the former Yugoslavia, became depressingly familiar in the early nineties. But what was it like before the start of the civil war? What was it like growing up there?
Above and Below the Clouds
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1939 to 1945 - six long years of war, this was for Jenny, a town girl, a time of upheaval. She felt the need to help her country when war threatens. We see her move to the small country village of Sutton-on-Derwent in Yorkshire.
The Prince of Gypsies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True-blooded Romany Gypsy Tony Marshall tells the story of his family, going back as far as the legendary ‘King of the Gypsies' Billy Marshall in the 18th century. He describes his father's escapades as the family moved from England to the US to Australia and back and his own similar journeys.
Entwined in Midgard
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 231,220. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Kara, 31 and single (very single), is in emotional meltdown when her dreams come true, meeting Frey (gorgeous and Swedish), instantly having a mutual attraction. It is no chance encounter; Frey is an elite Warrior descended from Vanaheim and The Fates have brought them together for a reason.
With a Little Help from my Friend
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
A young man from Huddersfield, Gary Simpson, journeys down to London to broaden his horizons, leaving behind his family and the girl he loves. He is quickly plunged into the high-earning, fast-living, easy-loving world of bond-trading, but it is a world that cannot last.
Lillian
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,890. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lillian Vickers, a pretty working class girl, is sent to work at a young age on a farm in Ludborough, Lincolnshire. It is around the start of the 20th century. In Lillian we follow her story as she negotiates her way through life: marriage, motherhood, the trials of family, and health.
The Power of Love
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
The Power of Love is a compelling story of a never forgotten love which had its origins in the early part of the Second World War. A family saga, it dates from the 1920s to the 1980s and is seen through the eyes of three generations, in particular five family members.
Cruel Deceit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,840. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
DI Bruce McCoy was too pre-occupied in torturing himself with mind games about his seemingly unjust enforced well publicised retirement to notice that his wife, Sally, manageress of the ‘Dreams come true' charity shop in Bladdington, was falling victim to the crippling effects of Dementia.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Through Friendly Literature for Young Learners
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Many children's books have an overwhelming amount of complex English for a child to absorb during the initial stages of learning. This book studies the advantages and disadvantages of exposing children learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to English children's literature: poems, artwork, and narrative language.
By Any Other Name
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,080. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Napoleonic War is raging and Caleb, a sacked pageboy, enlists as a Drummer Boy in the newly formed 95th Regiment and faces the harshness of army life in Spain. Also struggling with Spain's wild terrain and winter weather is Mary Banning whose single minded attempt to locate her brother, missing in battle, almost ends in disaster when she is tricked and abandoned by her guide.
My Interest in our Universe and Why We Are So Lucky to be Here
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
Wanting a way to share his love of the universe with his family, Tony Fellows began to jot down his musings on our universe and beyond. What follows is an informal and amusing look at quantum physics which explains things in a way that anyone - even the least scientifically minded, can understand.
Gullible's Troubles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
A charming and engaging tale of a couple's adventures through France and Sicily in a temperamental camper van, with a little England, Wales and Italy for good measure. Packed with amusing anecdotes and local colour, Gullible's Troubles is the perfect holiday read - humour, tragedy, history, geography, cats, dogs, sunshine, lots of fun and a seafood recipe.
Behaving Disgracefully
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With five brothers to look out for her and vice versa, Ellen Brunelle didn't take kindly to clueless women wrecking their heads with insincerity. She adored her brothers - all five of them - they were the best brothers ever as far as she was concerned, and of course her little sister Annie was the icing on the cake. But then...out of the blue...one of her brothers makes a pass at her.
Powerpoint and Coffee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Edit A wry look behind the scenes at the world of marketing in the food and drink industry. How one man's career was founded on getting chocolate, cheese and cider from boardroom to barcode.
God Repays Debts In Blood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A concentration camp chef. A Nazi hunter with a vendetta. A victim of cruel medical experiments. And the man responsible for the horrors... K A Gardner tells the horrific story of the concentration camps from the point of view of survivors and perpetrators, providing fascinating snapshots into the lives of post-war Jews.
Alcedo - A Collection of Poems
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
In his debut collection, Alcedo, Jeffrey Donoghue delivers forty original poems that establish him as a major new voice in modern poetry. Encompassing the depth and breadth of human experience, of life, love and death as well as tackling the largest of questions of existence and meaning, his poems speak of the matters that confront us all.
Hi Hawaii!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,420. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Hollywood is alive with opportunities. Julia, an actress fresh out from England, gets a part in a sci-fi movie which stars her screen hero Ellis McCready. Will their romance survive when risqué footage is uploaded onto the internet? Close friend Barbara does more harm than good and her ex-boyfriend Gerald is determined to get her back.
Elly's Juxtapose
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,850. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Some things need to be forgotten - others cry to be uncovered. In this fascinating story which stretches from the Crusades to the present day, Elly's Juxtapose follows the twists and turns of a love that will not die.
The Dependants
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
For the men serving in the British Army in Afghanistan life is one long nerve-draining series of patrols. But what about the women back home, the wives and the mothers who fear that dreaded knock on the door bringing unbearable news? Rachel Lynch takes the reader on their journey, through those anxious months of loneliness and separation.
Survival of the Fittest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It is 2025 and the world is under a terrible threat of invasion by an alien nation, despite this, there is no sense of impending doom or panic. Why? No one knows that they are already here! However a team of scientists stumble on this deadly threat and discover things are much worse than initially thought.
One Day in Twiggleton
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
A delightful bedtime story introducing: Lanky, Tweeny and Butterburr. They have a difficult day at school but learn a valuable lesson, thanks to a copper beech tree and Mrs Longtrunk.

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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