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 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.
I Have A Message For You
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This down-to-earth account of Chrissie's life in her own words tells a series of heart-warming but incredible stories about her career as a medium and a mother.
Waiting for Summer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,620. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Waiting for Summer is a woman's personal journey of rediscovery set on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Sylvie has it all. A beautiful house in Cyprus, a flourishing business and loving handsome husband. But when she discovers a string of messages from a mysterious woman on her husband's phone, her paradise begins to crumble.
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.
The Saga Of Barak
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,730. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Saga of Barak is a tale of a giant of a man, Barak, who is in the employ of Rome. His role is that of a slayer, a profession to which he is very much suited. When his friend King Aulric's son is poisoned and his daughter kidnapped by Black Guard warriors from Barak's homeland of Krozakistan Barak vows to find and return the daughter and obtain an antidote from his homeland.
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 Brigstone Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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This incredible mystery involves the intrepid Sally, a young career woman shocked by the murder of the father she had never known, a famous anthropologist, just hours after their meeting. Despite all, she travels to far parts of the world, at first intrigued, then at times terrified, until finally, she finds herself the only person left burdened with the truth of their shocking discovery.
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
After living in Croatia for seven years, author Barbara Unković returned to her New Zealand birthplace for an extended family holiday. With the holiday over, and eager to be back in her adopted homeland, Barbara's joy upon her return to Croatia is marred by the rude welcome she receives.
The Rainbow King
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,820. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Read this exhilarating book and be on the edge of your seat throughout as you imagine fighting against the enemy, alongside Lorn's rag-tag army. The battle scenes come to life, with well thought out strategies, and riveting accounts of bloodshed and bravery. Prepare to be taken on an emotional journey too, from tears to laughter, hatred and despair to love.
Miranda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When the young and good-natured George Wickham is entranced by the beautiful and beguiling Miranda Lovelace, a chain of events unfolds that awakens uncomfortable memories and emotions from a previous generation.
To Ride The Tiger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
WANT TO KNOW WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE IN VIETNAM? Shocking, frightening, terrifying and at times brutal, this book details what life was like for soldiers serving in Vietnam, and especially for Special Forces. The American Military are willing and able to disavow all knowledge of such soldiers when they have outlived their usefulness, and the Psychiatric Agencies have neither the knowledge
THE MARVEL AND OTHER SHORT STORIES
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Marvel and Other Short Stories is a collected anthology of six short stories written by the winners of the Austin Macauley World Book Day short story competition. From fairies and long-lost family members to feral children and mermaids, this collection contains just enough to tease the imagination. All proceeds from sales will be donated to Comic Relief.
Marie's World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Marie's World tells a tale of love gone wrong, of doing the right thing even if it hurts and how to survive when your world is turned upside down.
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.
Mrs Morgan’s Gift
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,020. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When the widow of Joe Carter's old employer leaves a very generous gift to him, his wife, Peggy and their children, little does Joe know at the time, but it is set to change his family's life forever. It leads them on a path from poverty and enables them to touch the lives of others with their good fortune. Against a backdrop of social change in Britain in the first half of the twentieth century.
Restitution Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 180,710. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ever felt you missed your calling? Ever wondered if there were something special you were meant to have done with your life? Daniel Lewis has, and he knows in his heart of hearts that he has been wasting his.
Me290
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Me 290 immerses the reader into the realm of ‘The Programme’; a clandestine experiment originally devised by Nazi engineers towards the end of World War Two after a chance happening that would've altered the course of history.The novel explores the possibility that a chance happening nearly handed Hitler the hardware to deliver the victory he craved.
Path of the Gods
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Two friends, Jerome and Peter, and a girl running from a harrowing past, become involved in an epic journey of discovery. Accompanied by new friends, they become the target of The Reformation, but why are they so interested? And will their evil secrets be unveiled before it is too late?
The Matthew Chance Legacy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,650. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Classics
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The Matthew Chance Legacy is the gripping, split-storyline sequel to Maria's Papers. In 2006, historical researcher Naomi Wilkes and her intrepid friends and allies uncover new documentation dating back to the early 1800's, and are thrown back into a dangerous pursuit of the truth surrounding ownership of the Whitewall Estate in Lancashire.
Carenza's Journey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Debut novelist Felicity Knight's novel ‘Carenza's Journey' started out as a self-published e-book but has now been published by Austin Macauley. The initial setting is the impoverished East End of London at the outbreak of World War II but moves to rural Worcestershire following the evacuation of the novel's heroine Carenza Dodds.
Distant Shadows
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,790. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When Richard Burkett shoots his victim in 1935, and gets away with it, he doesn’t expect to be caught over seventy years later. Zoe Peterson is shocked to find two police detectives – one being the captivating DC James Clark – interviewing her grandparents about an unsolved murder.A chance comment reminds James that the identity of the victim is more important than that of the murderer…
Carenza's Heirs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,550. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this sequel to Carenza's Journey Carenza has settled down with Hugh in Nether Heydon in Worcestershire. Her antiques business keeps her independent and her eldest daughters, Lily and Georgia, are ready for university. There Lily falls in and out of love with Janyn Beckworth. She thinks she's learned the hard way how Mr Right can turn out to be Mr Wrong. But Janyn is only just getting started.
Goodbye Sean
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Michael Oliphant spent many years building up a reputable antiques business in Derbyshire but a telephone call in the early hours catapults him to a different direction when he becomes a member of parliament, hilariously by default. He takes well to his new profession and works assiduously through the ranks to become a cabinet minister.
Shifters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Strange goings on are occurring all over the United Kingdom. A baby and her mother are murdered, and two dead pilots are found amongst the smouldering wreckages of their planes.
The Adventures of Tony the London Tugboat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Visionary & Metaphysical
Tony the Tugboat lives on the river Thames with his sister, Tina, and his father, Big Daddy. When Sir Wilfred the Warship is in town to visit the Queen and Tower Bridge is malfunctioning, can Tony make it in time to save the day? Find out in Tony the Tugboat Saves the Day, and enjoy a charming Christmas adventure in Tony the Tugboat Meets Father Christmas, also collected in this book.
The Squadron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The best kept secret of the Second World War has evolved into the secret of the new millennium.A secret that nearly gave Hitler the victory he craved, and even the combined might of America and the Soviet Union dared not face the consequence of it without allies.Now part of that secret threatens the very future of mankind.The Squadron must be ready, even if the human race isn't.
How have i cheated Death? A Short adn Merry Life with Cystic Fibrosis
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the UK's most common life-threatening diseases, affecting over 10,000 people. Each week, five babies are born with the condition; however, each week, three young lives are also lost to it. Currently, there's no cure.
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.
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.
The Truth Breaks Free
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Truth Breaks Free was written due to James Halle's fascination with German history in the wake of World War One when sanctions introduced resulted in an austerity programme which changed the course of the twentieth century. Once again as the new millennium gathers pace social and economic gloom deepen to a level of frightening uncertainty.
Arms and the Lady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,130. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Junior editor Ainslie ‘Lee' James is intrigued about meeting the author of the impressive novel she is working on, and when Mike Mainwaring walks into her office there is immediately a spark between them.
Hourglass Heights
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Suspense/Mystery
Who is brutally murdering the male residents of the Hourglass Heights apartment complex? At first glance, it would appear that their spouses are the killers, but Detective Marcia Tanaka believes that a serial killer is responsible.

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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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