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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What's in a Name?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In What's In A Name? Ian Murray Tough examines the roots of etymology, with particular focus on surnames and their socio-geographical context. A fascinating and incisive study which may inspire others to conduct detective work into family history.
Old Lovers Don't Die
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Having narrowly escaped death the last time he visited Africa, Christian de Villiers is hoping this trip will be slightly less action packed, although he is heading to Rwanda - right next to the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Christian is not only here to help, he is longing to learn more about his deceased father.
The End of the Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Tom is getting on. Not past it by any means, but his daughters have their own lives to lead (if material gain and ambition are what interests you). Moving him in with his sisters at the house at the end of the road appears to get him out of their hair. But it's far from the end of the road for the fun loving siblings.
Dundun: The Talking Drum of the Yoruba People of South-West Nigeria
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In Dundun, Niyi Osundina offers the reader the chance to dip into a key cultural component of the people of western Nigeria. Drumming is a vital tradition being part celebration, part oral tradition and part history. From the iya ilu (the mother drum) to the Gudugudu each drum has its unique voice and degree of difficulty in mastership.
Pale Battalions - The Dark Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 194,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Sam Morbeck is unhappily married to Jane, who has squandered most of his retirement funds on a gambling addiction. He wants to keep any monies forthcoming from the property of his recently deceased aunt and uncle away from her despicable hand, either through divorce or some brutal act.
Neob
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For the planet Neob and its oldest and perhaps first inhabitant the Taro Menor the world is harmonious with all conflicts between species handled and pacified. That is until the arrival of a strange and threatening creature whose ship holds a cargo of unfortunates - humans.
Schizophrenia or Cyclothmia (Part 2)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Mental illness is no longer a taboo subject, nevertheless its diagnosis, treatment and understanding still remain short of that required to improve the lives of those affected. Some symptoms overlap; for example depression can be found in schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder, other symptoms remain condition-specific such as the infamous hallucinations and paranoia found in schizophrenia.
Exparanza
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,630. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When priest Pundit Ramdharrie Siewdass-Maharaj arrives in Trinidad in 1889 following a treacherous journey from India, he is struck by the beauty and the sadness he finds there.
Education, Society and the Pursuit of Values
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,940. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management
In Education, Society and the Pursuit of Values, Andrew Baker draws on his work as a Headmaster for over 22 years. Andrew spoke to the school almost daily on a range of issues which had moral or spiritual dimensions for he felt that it was important for young people to develop some sense of how a decent life might best be led.
The Weakest Link
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fed up with the daily routines of life Lucy, a mother of two adolescents, having been married for sixteen years but recently deserted by her University Professor husband Charles, who has left her for Angie, one of his students, decides that enough is enough and determines to get even with him.
The Tides of Reality
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,150. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Will the crew be able to wrestle their ship from the clutches of the nameless, faceless entity before it's too late, or will they forever be cursed to spend an eternity adrift?
The Edenglen 100
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ghosts, cold rooms, bowling shenanigans ... is that really your wife? In Edenglen retirement home there is plenty of time to sit, think and then talk about whatever is on your mind. Usually a thought is triggered by something in the past and, of course, a memory is a great reservoir of stories to share.
Sad Tales from Denmark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Danish priest marries an Inuit woman in Greenland; an old woman is sent to the village workhouse; a peasant farmer and his wife struggle to rebuild their dilapidated cottage and work hard on their small-holding, only for the wife to die of cancer; three of the moving stories in Sad Tales from Denmark.
To You I Give
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Lindy has begun to settle down in her new environment after a major decision to sell her house and move to make a new life for herself following her divorce. Lindy's deep emotional relationship with Robert continues as she struggles with her own traumatic situations. Her desire to help Robert tests her to the limit, as his life suddenly turns upside down.
Long Shadows
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,070. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lizzie Tennyson, loving wife and mother, loyal to her husband and prepared to sacrifice her nursing career to allow him to follow his dream to run a country pub and restaurant miles away from southern England where they lived, leaving behind their friends and family. Surprising herself, Lizzie comes to love their life owning and running the Blenthorne Inn in the Lake District.
The Wishing Boy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,690. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Dublin, 1930s - political unrest between Republicans and the De Valera Government. An art exhibition takes place and contains an unusual painting entitled "The Wishing Boy". Catrin Kilpatrick, the daughter of a well-known business man, admires the unique painting and wants to buy it, but Devlin O'Farell the artist refuses to sell it.
The Law, Theory and the Force of Cyclicality
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Is there a second Earth somewhere in the universe? No is the answer! If there was, it would be impossible to reach it; the nearest may take a human being about five hundred years to reach it, assuming we can travel at the speed of light. Consequently, there is the need to know the position of your beautiful Earth and its relation to the rest of the universe.
Keys to Past Evils
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,670. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Josiah Kingston and Suzannah Gibson-Ffiske could not have had more different starts in life, the one almost destitute, the other moving in the cold, elite society of East-Thorpe-on-Sea. When they strike up an unlikely friendship it seems the future will be good for both of them.
Tom's Krazy Kwerzy Kwizzes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
This unique quiz book will test you with knowledge, imagination and skill. Some questions and answers are quite straightforward, others will challenge your powers of perception and ability to think outside the box.
The Edenglen 100
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,180. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories told by residents of the eponymous rest home as they entertain themselves before they, too, shuffle off this mortal coil. In a thoroughly engaging style Geoffrey Tate examines the foibles that affect us all – fear at what goes ‘bump in the night’, what to choose for a Christmas gift, marrying for gain, romance as a youth in Italy …
A Collector's Guide to British Police Diecast Models
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles
An insight into British Police and model collecting.The must have collectors book for the British Police model collector and enthusiast.
The One of Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,340. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What happened to Peter West in 1995? For photographic journalist Mike Robins and the students and staff of the Hopeshore Manor Summer School it will be a mystery they will have to unravel if they are to survive.
Lost and Found
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,080. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
There are so many pressures when a girl leaves school - get a job or go to university, change that job into a career or focus on a relationship? For Hannah, bright though she is, university holds no appeal. So she opts for a job with no defined career plan.
The Other Anti-Semitism
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,820. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In anti-Semitism we usually imagine the Jews to be the victims. In this book, the author shows the Jews to also be the aggressor, alongside the Muslims, both of whom have for centuries persecuted the Christians of the Middle East, a forgotten but not insignificant Semitic entity.
My Beautiful Flower
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Murray takes the reader through the changing face of Ireland from the post war years to the present day. And the journey, described with a lyrical Irish voice, is seen through the eyes of her family, through drink addiction, violence, poverty, success, love and fear and eventually the overcoming of depression.
We Only Have Future to Win
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
At first glance this publication appears to be another series of verses, but scratch beneath the surface and look beyond the first impressions, and the reader will see that the words are trying to convey a message to the world.
The Way We Were
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
I can only say that I have been privileged to have been just one of those fortunate evacuees during World War Two, while others possibly suffered. I was enjoying the very best of my childhood, and of my life.
Hoodwinked
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Michael Kilmartin, an Irishman now settled in South Africa is a busy lawyer, bored with his life and profession. He makes the ideal target for two con artists, the elegant Dick Willoughby and the beautiful Claire Salthouse, both of whom set out to ensnare with a web of deceit.
Trouble Cross
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An enjoyable page turning comedy thriller involving a greenhorn insurance investigator, out of his depth and living on his nerves. Trouble Cross is a rollicking parody in the Ian Fleming mode that will keep you guessing to the end with many a comic moment fired from Robel’s inexhaustible store of one-liners along the way.
Challenges Within Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Margie Anne's second book of poems draws on her own extensive life experiences, finding uplifting inspiration and guidance from many sources. These range from the many facets of the natural world to her love of music, as well as from spirits, poets and guides.
There's a Nasty Cancer in the Health Service
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Never one to shy away from putting his head above the parapet, John Riddington-Young has been outspoken on the state of the NHS for a number of years. His decades of clinical experience have earned him the right to speak as he finds, and what he finds he does not like.
The Weeping Willow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set against the background of the emergency in Malaya – ‘The Forgotten War’ – the story follows the fortunes of four teenagers: Alec and his younger sister Pat, the children of a British Army officer stationed in Malaya; and Ah Ying and her older brother Chau Kum, who live with their grandfather in one of the Resettlement or New Villages.
Not So Merry-Go-Round
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everyone possesses secrets buried in their pasts. Secrets best left locked away where they belong. Simon was no different, he vowed that his secrets would never be revealed and he would take them with him to his grave. When he meets a gruesome and untimely death however, his wife and daughters realised there was a great deal they didn't know about the enigmatic Simon.
Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
What do you do if you suspect your partner is involved in the sexual abuse of your children? What do you do if you find evidence of this activity in a locked cupboard? And what do you do if social services do not believe you and the children are groomed enough to leave with your partner when you separate?
The Golden Boy in Atlantis
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,020. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Let Telephone Tommy take you on an unforgettable trip through the centuries.
Emily King
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
EMILY KING is a charming Regency Romance. Vivid descriptions of clothes and historical details make B A Smith's novel a delightful addition to the library of any romantic novel enthusiast.
A Death in the Valley
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Told from the perspective of Gareth, an honest loyal retired solicitor, this is a mystery in the best tradition with twists and turns that keep you turning pages until the end. John Gruffydd takes you with Gareth, asking; is anyone as they first seem? Who can he trust? Can he trust his own instincts?
Life Unleashed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In this new addition to the pantheon of self-help/ motivational books, Osazee Will Omoregie offers the reader twenty steps to move from a hopeless position in life to a position of control where career, self-respect, and motivation amongst other positive attributes combine to give the reader the chance of success.
The Nutters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
From their home in the small village of Little Wobble, Albert and Primrose Nutter run their newly-formed private investigation business. Forced to retire on medical grounds after the biggest collar of his career, Albert is still a policeman at heart, and the desire to protect and to serve has led him down this new career path. His new partner now is his oldest partner, his wife Rose
Another Boring Day in Paradise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,360. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After their visas in Florida expire John and Liz decide to consider the Bahamas as a potential place for investing their retirement fund. When they meet the irrepressible Sybille, who runs a block of apartments, the long standing husband and wife team decide to put their trust in this stranger in order to grasp the opportunity of a lifetime.
Motoring in the Last 100 Years, The Wolverhampton Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Edit Motoring in the Last 100 Years, The Wolverhampton Way is a highly detailed account of the development of engines and cars in the period and the people who were instrumental in shaping the future of motoring from its early roots. There is a wealth of technical detail augmented by drawings and photographs which help to build up a picture of how engines, motor cars and motoring developed.
Lethal Response
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Marjory had to make a heart wrenching decision: to give up her newborn son. There was no way she could give him the life he deserved, but a family could…
The Mists of Afar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Felania is at present befallen and bereft: she has been expelled from the glorious realm she called home for many a year. Tricks played on others have finally come back to strike her down, and she is faced with the prospects of an unfamiliar life on the breathtaking isle of Skye in the misty Hebrides.
The Demon Within
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,500. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
he highly detailed hierarchy within the Kingdom and the use of dark magic to distort the space-time continuum and release demons from different dimensions makes this an intelligent novel. Battles taking place in the human world move over to the demonic Never-World realms.
Get Rich through Real Estate without Using Money
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate / buying & selling homes
In "Get Rich Through Real Estate Without Money," Pichai Chawla shares with us his vast experience and expertise, by opening our eyes to the possibility that owning real estate really is possible, even for those of limited means, by clearly explaining how, with a desire to succeed, one can best create opportunities that can bring about untold wealth.
Budget Menu Queen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
In the current economical times of food banks and food poverty, Rebecca Inman shows us that we can still eat well for less in her book packed full of recipe ideas that are not only tasty but will feed a family of 4 a main meal for £2.50 or under.
Mixed Picture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 220,020. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is a novel of many elements and themes: Ignorance and knowledge; sexual lust and love; conditions of political safety and of danger; the need for culture and the need to escape personal loneliness; the complexity of philosophical ideas and also of personal sensibilities.
A Different Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,790. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was born in Scotland in 1946 to a large family of 11 children. At the age of 16 Alice moved to London to work for the Royal Household, whilst there she met her future husband, a member of the Household Cavalry. Alice has three grandchildren.
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.
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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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