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Lloyd Bonson has been interested in cars since a young age and has spent all of his working life within the motor industry. From a production vehicle perspective he has been involved on many projects with Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo Cars.

In motor sport Lloyd was part of the Woodcock Brothers Racing team which won the UK Formula Saloons Championship in both 2000 and 2001 and the John Danby Racing Team which won the UK Sports2000 Championship in 2003.

For six years Lloyd was the motor racing correspondent for Phoenix FM radio in Essex, as well as hosting a variety of other shows including a motoring show called ‘Overdrive’. Lloyd has also presented a variety of television programs including the Ford Fiesta Championship, Porsche Club Championship and a one off special for Castle Combe’s 60th Anniversary.

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What do you read for pleasure?
Outside of reading for publishing, or for research on my own work, I enjoy reading biographies and autobiographies. I like to understand the background to people and the motivation that drove them.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,730. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the final part of Stephen Massie’s ‘When Dreams Converge’ trilogy, Luke and Tina try to clear their names for murders they did not commit, but they become caught up in power struggle between an Asian Dictator, a Western Media Mogul and the combined forces of the Syndicate. They have the tools to expose the truth, but can they reach the United Nations in time and alive?
The Grays Anatomy: 12 Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A selection of twelve short stories from the strange, and slightly disturbed world of author Rob Shepherd. This book is not for the faint hearted!
Human Rights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,240. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ed Bush lives with his family in one of the United States of Europe. Their way of life is dictated entirely by the government known as Europarl. Every year at a four day celebration of human rights the people coming of age are assigned to their posts within the country. Ed doesn’t think there is anything he can do about it until he meets an old man and is recruited to join a rebel group.
First Class At Last
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Fed up with the strenuous process of travel: the slow queues, the delays, the crowds and the extreme discomfort of the average economy airline seat? The author in this case, decided it was time to do something about this. He arranged a trip designed to be the antidote to the routine travel misery - and booked a trip travelling only first class.
The Nearly Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Over 400 drivers have taken part in World Championship Grand Prix racing, since it's inception in 1950. Some have won championships, others just races. Then there are those who sat on edge of greatness. Those who stood on the podium but cannot claim a victory to their name. This is their story.
When Dreams Converge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When the dreams of wealth, power and freedom converge, the nightmares begin. After a dramatic life changing event in the Dominican Republic, Luke, a keen amateur sailor, persuades his wife to abandon their life in England and set to sea to live their dream of freedom. During their voyage they are thrust into a world of crime, terrorism and murder. In a web of deceit and intrigue they are p
Life With Boris Karloff!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The fictional diary of one man's experiences of living with bogeymen and his struggle in the end to figure out who are family and who are the real monsters.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Set during World War Two, for two men, this war is going to change their lives forever. Set on different sides of the battle for Europe, the two men find that conflict is much more than bullets and orders. War can bring people closer as much as tear them apart. And these two soldiers of old enemies find that they have more in common than they expect.
One Hit Wonders: The Story of One Off Grand Prix Winners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
A look at the drivers and teams who have won only one World Championship Grand Prix, since the formation of the championship in 1950. Updated for 2013 with all the latested information and statistics, plus photographs.

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