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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Moristoun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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McSorely has had enough. His life has spiralled out of control and nothing has gone his way. There seems to be only one option open to him, one last thing he can do to take control of his fate. All hope is lost. But far away on the mysterious island of Moristoun, Buchan is charged with the task of dissuading McSorely from this drastic course of action.
Tempting the Temp
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance
Hiding behind her thick black glasses and overly large suits, shy and insecure Ella makes sure that no one can see past her dreary appearance.
The Missionary's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Bill is a young English boy living with his missionary family in Shanghai during the 1930s. He and his sisters live a safe and carefree life, but as the presence of Japanese soldiers rises, it becomes increasingly clear that their safety is endangered.
Buckland Gap
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Urban
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A can of lager, a cigarette and a well-placed scratch. Thus begins David's day. Being a hard geezer on the Buckland estate ain't easy, but David has the crown.
World War One - The Meakin Diaries - Sheffield in the Trenches
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,560. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1915, the newlywed Frank Meakin signed up to the new Sheffield City Battalion and joined the fight for King and Country in the First World War. Although diaries were forbidden during active service, Frank rebelliously and comprehensively kept one throughout his whole service - from 1915 until he was discharged in 1918, 22 days before his Battalion disbanded.
Space School
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,610. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a US survey team investigate an area where there is no ice, despite being in the Antarctic, they find more than they bargained for. It could be evidence of global warming gone wild, but the manufactured objects in a newly defrosted crater suggest otherwise
Alice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Alice is near breaking point. Floods have left her beautiful dream home a damaged mess, her step children's lack of respect is giving her migraines and, worst of all, her husband is giving her no support to lean on. Her life is slowly spiralling out of control. When Alice's daughter, Anne Marie, repeatedly falls victim to aggressive vandals, Alice finally can take no more.
The Goths of Grigg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Goths of Grigg talk. They talk a lot. They talk about everything and nothing simultaneously. Mostly, though, they talk about themselves. There is little else to do in Grigg.
The Lucky Banker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Lucky Banker follows the story of Anthony Latimer, a self-made millionaire, who rises from humble origins as a bank clerk to billionaire-status. From his roots in Manchester, across Africa, Europe and America, Tony enjoys good luck and begins his ascent to the top. Accruing both wealth and women, there seems to be no end to this lucky banker's good fortune, but how long can it last?
A Demon's Touch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,260. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Tamila Greed is not happy; since the deaths of her parents she has had to live with a foster family, with an annoying foster brother, Tyree, and under a different name, Tamila Skyrence. If home is not bad enough, school is not much better. The school is called ‘The Elements' and the children are appointed to either Earth, Fire, Water, Air or Energy depending on their personality and heritage.
Talisman Of Hope: Book One - The Stonemason's Curse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,810. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
On an ordinary morning in her village, Talia Ridgetree has no idea the adventure she is going to be captured on and taken for, nor does she have any inkling to the looming mystery of her past. With the cast of a powerful spell from the evil forces of the Blood Wizard, Talia must embark on a journey with an assorted cast of companions, from the village she calls home, to an elven forest.
The Girl from Barcelona
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Franco-era General, with help from al-Qaeda, plans a coup. Funded by a massive slush fund accumulated during Spain's corrupt construction boom, the fascists intend to bring separatist Catalunya to its knees.
The Billion Pound Question
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The unexpected death of reclusive businessman Tony Latimer in a plane crash after Christmas brings together an unusual mix of strangers from his unorthodox extended family.
Following Digital Footprints
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Following digital footprints is a detective story with a difference. Different sections of a police force are investigating cases of hire car theft, credit card fraud and identity theft using traditional methods supported by ever more sophisticated IT systems. The technical details are described with a light touch and this adds to the enjoyment of the novel. A satisfying read.
Among Other Things, They Call Me Thornton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,900. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Louche women, dark streets, Europe and semi-sophisticated thugs playing the spy game; William Goldie's Among Other Things, They Call Me Thornton has all the ingredients of a spy thriller slightly shaken, but not stirred.
Damned Without Cause
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Damned Without Cause is set in Victorian times when life for most people was austere. Childbirth was risky, and miscarriages, stillbirths, and even death of the mother were not uncommon.
The Apology of Arthur Tresbit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Urban
After landing a highly lucrative job in The City, Arthur Tresbit unwittingly gets caught up in an elaborate Ponzi scheme. But when he tries to extricate himself from the scheme, he inadvertently sets off a chain reaction that causes a global financial catastrophe that cripples the entire system and eventually leads to the destruction of civilisation as we knew it... And for that he's very sorry.
The Surgeon's Eye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Surgeon's Eye, John Parkinson presents the journals of Dr. Richard Bowker. As ship's surgeon - and as seaman on a whaler in the Pacific, Dr. Bowker committed to paper his youthful adventures at sea and on land.
The Dump
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Johnny is misguided, being a young man with an old soul. His life is moving on, whether he is ready for it or not. His friends are moving away and the ones still around have changed for the worse in his eyes.
Nobody's Child 
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
A PLEA - FROM THE HEART If you were to walk a mile in my shoes, you'd understand so many things, enough about life to give you the blues, at the pain that child abuse brings. Having no-one to turn to, no-one to trust, leaves a legacy of fear and of pain. Put my sad story away if you must, but please stop it from happening again!
The Painswick Conspiracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 242,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this thrilling and fast-paced novel, The Painswick Conspiracy, Chris A. Evans has created a new, and refreshing ‘every day' hero who outmanoeuvres and outguns the best of the best. Be prepared for exciting twists and surprises to the very end.
The Citizen Soldier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1944, Portsmouth, the formidable Davey Dwyer, known as ‘Moose' to his friends, is working as an engineer in the Navy and dating Sally, the love of his life.
$in City
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance
Margarita really loves her work. She has built up a successful business which has made her a millionaire. She doesn't really regard it as work. It is stimulating, adventurous and varied. She meets all sorts of influential people and finds a great deal of pleasure in their company.
In the Driving Seat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,720. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Shed weight and add speed' - motor racing formula The third generation of his family to work in the motoring industry, Richard Ide's spectacular career took him from apprentice fitter at Vauxhall Motors in the 1950s to the Head of Volkswagen Group UK in the 1990s, during which period he was responsible for turning around the fortunes of six motoring businesses in the intervening forty years.
The Chalice Of Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Set at the height of World War II in England, two young cousins come together for the adventure of their lives.
Short And Sweet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five short stories, a perfect treat to have a nice cuppa with, the stories are all different, and delightful with a couple having a little unexpected twist, that will leave the reader pondering and wondering what happened next!
Amy and the Killers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Brian Swanson is shot and killed when he attempts to save his girlfriend Amy's life. When the local police make little progress with the investigation, Detective Chief Inspector Michael Chaucer and Detective Sergeant Janice Mallon from Sydney are appointed to find out who the killer could be and find possible motives for targeting a twenty-year-old country girl from a respected family
The Returners
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 175,740. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Time and Space. Forever fixed and immutable. Perhaps not.
Around The World On A Bicycle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,000. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Around the World on a Bicycle, J.P. Wilkinson offers us a vicarious insight into long-distance cycle touring in some of the world's most exotic countries. Accompanied by her husband John, they cover thousands of miles of cycling, from the coastline of California to the tropical heat of Singapore and Thailand.
A good idea at the time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,640. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Compelling and illuminating, Greg Carter weaves together the lives of forceful and resourceful characters into a fast and gritty novel, laced with black humour, which was often all they had left.
Memoirs of a Dog Walker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Broke, facing divorce and bankruptcy, April, aged 35, is facing a dilemma. Her new job at a corporate childcare center, leaves her feeling unfulfilled and empty.
Legal Brief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
In any life, there are twists, turns and opportunities to take or miss; resulting in a tapestry of events that create an intricate life story. Robert Gordon is a hard-working, intelligent barrister with first-class morals and a promising life ahead of him. A career move from London to Scotland means that he re-connects with his family, falls back in love with the Scottish way of life and reinteg

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Princess Aminah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Princess Aminah embarks on a half year journey from her sheltered life as the daughter of an eastern Caliph to Cordoba in Spain where she has been betrothed to Prince Hisham. Leaving behind her beloved step-sister Myriam, her controlling and hated step-mother, The Amirah, and everything she has ever known.
Upon This Tree
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,140. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the mid-nineteenth century, on moorland farms, overlooking the border village of Biddulph in North Staffordshire England; a young girl, Rosalind Barker seeks to find the origin of the initials she discovered up on the boughs of an Elm tree. Her inquisitive nature, with added expectations of adventure, from the help of her brother John, leads her to many mysterious findings to further enticement
Stop Mark Robins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Josh Stanton, a die-hard Liverpool fan, is a smart teenager who spends his free time just as all other kids his age do. He studies hard, kicks the ball about with his mates and shares playful banter with rival Evertonians. This is all due to change on one fateful day when Josh and his friend Ryan come across something completely out of the ordinary...
The Complete Poems of Januarius
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This book of poems is the culmination of a lifetime's reflection on the huge diversity of life, each one being like a photograph of that which is going on around us all the time and that we are often too busy to notice. It is my hope that this book will bring pleasure and enrichment to the lives of its readers.
Caught in the Light
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This contrasts to Peace, in which she writes; "Warming sunlight settled gently, chasing the night away / Painting brightness on my world, in a calm and peaceful way." These poems are best appreciated by dipping in and out of each section, choosing poems depending on your mood.
Because You Were There
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In private letters to her husband, Sally documented her journey from mourning back to love, acceptance, and joy. She hopes that by publishing her letters, she will provide support to others struggling with the grieving process.

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