Mereo Books

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We are an independent self-publishing company with an unrivalled combination of professional know how and the personal touch. We publish a wide range of genres including memoirs, fiction, fantasy, travel, true crime, romance and self-help. We provide editing, ghost writing and sales & marketing support as required.

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Women Who Served In WWII
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2020 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book, the culmination of ten years of research, is a collection of portraits and testimonials recording the experiences of 21 women who volunteered during World War II, interviewed by the author.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 178,380. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2020 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This is a gripping story of believable people whose lives become intertwined. There is raunchy sex, tragedy, great humour, warmth and most of all the huge variables in human nature.
Walking Into Alchemy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,160. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2020 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Exhausted and wounded after coping with redundancy and depression, Amelia Marriette suddenly found her life taking a turn for the better through a chance meeting with an Austrianborn woman, Katie, with whom she was to find love. The couple relocated to Austria and Amelia set out on a journey both physical and spiritual. By the time that year was over, Amelia knew she had found healing and peace.
The Voice Revealed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2020 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques
This book is about the craft of vocalising, with a particular reference to singing. Its aim is to give information, insight and inspiration ranging from the simple and practical through to the invisible and intangible.
Trial & Error
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,920. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2020 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Judge Charles Harris QC retired in 2017, he was the most experienced and longest-serving member of England’s cadre of civil judges. After 26 years as a Barrister, he spent 24 years as a Circuit Judge, working in Oxford, the Midlands and London, and has dealt with every kind of dispute, from dangerous animals and negligent doctors to the sale of the Ritz Hotel.
I'll Never Let You Go
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A moving story of love, loss, grief and betrayal in the golden Caribbean.
The Largest Baby in Ireland After the Famine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,590. Language: British English. Published: October 2, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
‘Love and spite in Ulster - A mesmerising still life with vivid flashes of colour and humour in 1920s Ireland
Nemesis - The Power and the Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In this second part of the trilogy, startling news of al-Maisan’s fate has arrived, just as Flavius and his men are preparing for a fateful clash with the cruel rebel leader ben-Ezra and his desperate band of renegades.
Journeys - The Power and the Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,700. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In Jerusalem in the aftermath of the Crucifixion, a small band of disciples is struggling to spread Christianity. Into the city comes Flavius Quinctilius Silvanus, a hedonistic young man whose father is an important Roman senator. A gripping story of romance, faith, brutality and bravery. The first book in the Power and the Glory trilogy.
A Midsummer Night Stream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This memoir is a thoughtful journey through a lifetime’s angling, from the earliest beginnings with bent pin and worm to success with big fish and experiences in later life as an angling writer. It is full of tales to thrill the angler’s blood, along with many entertaining stories of encounters with other fishermen, passions and frustrations that lie at the heart of angling.
Love Has No Borders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Fiercely independent, Marguerite Sinclair has the opportunity of a lifetime to become a nurse and contribute to the war effort in France. Meanwhile Rick who has loved her from the first moment he saw her asks her to marry him before being shipped off to the war front.
A Life Without Limits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,330. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiography of Sir Bert Massie who was played a significant role as a disability rights activist and advocate. His extraordinary achievements were recognised by the award of an OBE, then a CBE and finally, in 2007, a knighthood. This is his remarkable and engaging story, completed by his wife Maureen and friends after his death in October 2017.
White Light Red Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,210. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
White Light, Red Fire is a tale of a strong aggressor looking to conquer a smaller nation.
Love, Lies and Lunch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,170. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This varied, imaginative and beautifully-told collection of short stories deals with love and marriage, deceit and disappointment, vanity and jealousy, spite, cruelty, revenge and redemption, and many of them are also very funny. The author is better known to her many blog fans as Delia Despair.
Born An Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How could you go on in the aftermath of the most devastating loss imaginable? Deborah suffered extraordinary pain and devastation over the breakdown of her relationship and the loss of her first-born daughter. Deborah finally shares her story with the world, bravely displaying not only her scars, but the strength and courage she found to carry on.
Ruling Classes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ruling Classes is a darkly comic laugh out loud exploration of two schools going to war. Martin Dimery is a performer, director and writer. His work includes the critically acclaimed biography "Being John Lennon", and the widely performed solo revue "Shakespeare Rattle and Roll."
Dinner in the Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In this volume Doreen Kerry indulges in another entertaining flight of fancy, with imaginary visits to restaurants frequented by stars from the golden era of Hollywood.
Destined to Heal
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
As a young child Andrew McKellar knew he was born to fulfil a unique purpose. After years of suffering, at the tender age of 22 he was told by a medium that he would become a spiritual healer and so it was. For the last thirty-two years Andrew has seen the lame walk, the crippled stand, people cancel operations and arthritis cured.
Poetry Semi-Skimmed
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Serious poetry is mainly melancholy, As serious poets are, mainly, off their trolley, So don’t expect anything grand, It’s simple fare, borderline bland. But may these short and simple rhymes, In these tense and troubled times, Give you cause to pause awhile, And as you read them, bring a smile.
The Real Motives for Scottish and Catalan Independence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
The Brexit crisis produced the ideal excuse for a second vote on Scottish independence - fortunately frustrated - the real reasons for which are here laid bare, being psychological and personal rather than political.
Rough Hills - An East End Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rough Hills - An East End Story - In 1953, a shy 4-year-old moved with his parents from the warmth and security of life with his grandparents in Bushbury to start a new life in a new house on a new estate. We were the latest residents of Rough Hills Estate: a construction site, work in progress. We had shops, a pub and the promise of a new neighbourhood school and community centre.
Second XI
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is Bob Cattell’s second book of short stories set in cricket-playing countries around the world. It follows his First XI, published in 2015. The stories in this collection are all new, with the exception of Turn, which first appeared under the title Benaud in issue 14 of The Nightwatchman. Bob is well known for his children’s books about sport, including the ever-popular Glory Gardens series
When Angels Fall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Imagine you are looking forward to celebrating your ruby wedding anniversary with the only man you have ever loved, and suddenly he is taken away from you for ever through a series of medical mistakes which turn an unexpected illness into a tragedy. How do you cope? What might happen if those responsible could be made to answer for their actions.
My Being and Calling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Olufunmilayo was born almost 70 years ago into an ethnic royal family in Ogun State, south-western Nigeria. As time went on, she began a spiritual journey which has culminated in her being ordained as a Captain Mother, the highest women's rank in the African Christianity Order.
Curses Come Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,990. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A virtual reality prank that goes terrifyingly wrong; a desperate father who will go to any lengths to stop his estranged wife from getting custody of their daughter; a brutal TV reality show that destroys one life too many. Curses Come Home is a collection of finely-crafted tales in the finest literary tradition.
The Winding Road of Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General
"Each one of our lives comes with a roadmap... we all need some sort of faith to lead us on our way. We need vision and determination to survive the challenges repeatedly thrown in the path of our human existence. We also need humour and courage and the ability to reflect, but above all the capacity to hang on when the going is tough".
Into the Furnace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
From childhood, Laura Linn loved to go to the movies. Like many youngsters, she dreamed of one day becoming a successful actor like the stars she followed on the big screen. Years later, Laura stands on the brink of the success and recognition she has been striving for, having been cast in a new movie. This is how she followed her acting dream.
Midnight Caller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven more intriguing tales from Marcia Elizabeth Rose which explore what happens to women when they are faced with extreme, life changing events.
Pathway to the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Doreen Kerry's lifelong passion has been to lose herself in the romance of the movies, a passion she shared for many years with her late mother. Now she imagines herself travelling back with the aid of H G Wells' time machine to meet and perform with the stars, from Judy Garland to Katharine Hepburn and from Humphrey Bogart to Clark Gable.
Forest Nymphs
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 62,430. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Over the land of Morenia, dark clouds are forming. A young peasant boy, Aragel, finds a letter from his dead father which describes the Forest of Axter, is the forest the key to fighting the curse? Aragel intends to find out. So begins a journey which takes Aragel to a place where he hopes to find the answer and find the mysterious Forest Nymphs.
Live An Adventure
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General
"Whatever your adventure, I trust you will find helps, hints and concepts which progress you forward... most of all, I trust that my adventure will encourage you to explore Christ, His claims and His church, with a view to including these in your adventure. Remember, the best is yet to come!"
Thy Kingdom Come
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,150. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Exegesis & Hermeneutics
Much is said about the most mysterious and hotly-debated Book of Revelation. Is it mankind's fear of annihilation or disaster? This book seeks to find the deeper reality of what these scriptures are telling us. Is this really God addressing mankind and if so what is He really telling us, why should He do so and how this is intimately relevant to us
The Man Who Didn't Exist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
When Susanna Silk found a new partner on a dating site, she was soon drawn into a web of erotic intrigue. She became his `slave girl', yet she soon realised that this man was no ordinary porn fantasist. His stories about being a top lawyer with access to heads of state were true. Finally, after two years the adventure came to a terrible end...
Get it Right
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
The author, a committed Christian and teacher, has written this book to introduce people to the basic principles and knowledge of Christianity and to enable us to enjoy its full benefits. The purpose of this book is to enable us to see and reason within ourselves as to which of the ways that we know is the right way and which way we want to go.
Cycling into the Unexpected
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 81,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Fran Adams and her family have been travelling abroad on two wheels for more than thirty years, and their adventures have ranged from getting shipwrecked in a mountain torrent to straying on to a Spanish motorway, along with one or two painful road accidents and of course. This is a collection of fond memories of Fran's cycling adventures.
With God in South Sudan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,120. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Oscar Momanyi was sent to work as a high school teacher in war-torn South Sudan. This book is an account of his experience and that of other men and women who lived and worked there. He trusted God would lead him every step of the way as he shared his life with the South Sudanese people.
Rhythm of the Seasons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature
This collection of poems has been written to celebrate this changing landscape and the new scenes that nature offers all year round. "I hope the verses in this book capture the essence of each moment that I have experienced in my beautiful homeland, and that you too can enjoy the beauty of each season with me."
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An older woman, unsoothed in grief, meets a young black woman whose fashion business has folded. Together they explore the chances of help through a group of people similarly afflicted by loss, with unlikely sympathies and alliances. In this unflinching study of grief, Thomas Ulrome again presents lives of ambiguity and moral dilemmas.
A Scottish Destiny
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Set in Scotland in 1920 A Scottish Destiny is full of complex characters, and poised at a moment when the world is changing in new and dramatic ways. A beautiful novel which explores how, in a world turned upside down, the things that bind us continue to do so - family, responsibility and, though Marie dare not whisper it to herself, love.
The Road to Shenzhen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is the early 1990s and Zhou Haonan, an innocent young man from a rural family in China's West Canton Province, travels to the `golden city' of Shenzhen to seek his fortune. He spends the next 20 years striving desperately to achieve his dream of a Shenzhen permanent residence and a home of his own.
Jealous Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Thorne, rose through the ranks of his local police force to become a chief superintendent in his early forties.This is the story of how a decent `top copper' found himself framed by jealous colleagues and had no choice but to resign from the force and rebuild his life - and how he then found himself facing a terrible personal tragedy.
The Deep Thoughts of Jim Emerton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Champion pigeon racer, lover of wild creatures and wild places, MENSA member, philosopher -in retirement Jim Emerton now devotes his time and energies to sharing his experiences, his observations and his expertise with others who share his interests and concerns. This is a collection of Jim's more philosophical writings.
Sleeping With The Rabbits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Susanne Defoe suffered violence and bullying at school on a daily basis throughout her childhood, finding comfort only with her pet rabbits. Desperate to escape from her controlling father and ignorant mother, she found herself pregnant at fifteen. This is the story of how Susanne struggled to escape from a life of abuse, cruelty and ignorance.
A Love Remembered
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
It's the summer of 1967, and young people are going crazy for the new pop bands, the new fashions and the new opportunities for adventure offered by the Swinging Sixties. Mitch and Melanie fall head over heels in love but can their passion for each other survive the troubles and turmoils of adolescence?
The Best Fooling
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 115,690. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this second volume Michael Bawtree recounts his experience as a new immigrant in Canada, and his first steps as a professional actor, a university instructor, a book critic and playwright. Michael's story gives us a picture of Canada's theatre activity in the sixties and seventies, with honest portraits of some of its most distinguished artists
The Girl on the Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Carole Mitzman was raised by a vain mother and abused at school as a `thieving little Jew girl'. Thrown out of her home at 18 just for going on a date, she was exploited by a succession of men. Yet Carole found the courage to come through and to find peace, first by building a new life in Israel and finally by returning to her English homeland
Message From The Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An experienced anti-terrorist British agent in northern Italy has suddenly, and against all instructions, broken out from deep cover. His superiors in London desperately need to know why. Two fellow agents, Macbride and Cromarty, are given the task of locating him. The search is on. A tense, page-turning story of deceit and subterfuge.
We're Queer And We Should Be Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Darryl Telles's sexuality is as important to him as his passion for Tottenham Hotspur, yet like other gay football supporters, he has had to endure decades of abuse from homophobic fans. Homosexuality is still so reviled that there is not a single `out' gay player in the top four tiers of the Football League. This is the story.
Postman's Knock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Charlotte Whitfield receives a letter from her best friend Libby, she has no idea that her life is about to change forever. Libby and James, Charlie's husband, have been having an affair. When James starts to threaten Charlie his erratic behaviour turns quickly into dangerous obsession. Charlie is forced to re-evaluate everything.
A Summer's Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lara Allen seems to have it all. But there is one part of her life that leaves an ache which all her success can never fill - a daughter she gave away at nineteen after a chance encounter in Portugal. Sometimes the things we think we've lost can still be found, and in the end there is nothing like family to teach us how to live, and how to forgive.
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