8 November 2019

The Flame Lily Weeps

This unique autobiography describes the life of a white Zimbabwean growing up in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia.
It reveals and elucidate the perspectives and truth of poignant issues in the country’s transition from a British colony to an independent, one-party state, giving an insight into the build up to the political and economic anarchy that has thrown Zimbabwe into a financial abyss and that transformed a one time flourishing country into a land ravaged by hunger, disease and poverty.

The Flame Lily Weeps


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9 October 2019

Gift Horse

Fiction novel set in competition and livery yard in Derbyshire, written by horse lover Polly Morten. A highly enjoyable novel tinted with romance and crime

The Plot
Sarah Hallam’s last term at University was wrecked by her conviction that she had a stalker, although nobody would take her seriously. After her finals, she takes refuge with her novelist cousin Paddy, who believes in both the stalker and Sarah’s fears. 

Sarah takes a temporary job as a groom at Swallowfield Grange, a competition and livery yard in Derbyshire, owned by glamorous event rider Gussie Stanton and her husband Oliver. Sarah’s job proves to be much more than a groom in many ways. The advent of Gussie’s handsome nephew, Tim Walters, and his string of event horses, upsets Sarah’s new found equilibrium, while Tim appears to barely notice her existence, until her safety is threatened, when he acts with uncharacteristic and surprising gallantry.

Find out more: Gift Horse


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11 September 2019

Chris Pownall releases a hilarious autobiography - 'Funny How Things Work Out'

Chris Pownall releases a hilarious autobiography including a fifty year fulfilling career and various travels around the world.

"This hilarious autobiography is sure to put a smile on your face."

This is the story of Chris Pownall’s life beginning from early childhood to retirement. Chris’ autobiography is unique because he tells his story with a slant towards the more hilarious side of his life.

Chris has always had a reputation for being there when things were going wrong–but it’s nothing to do with him really! His former work colleagues will bear witness to situations involving freak weather conditions and disrupted travelling arrangements. His sense of humour has seen him through many difficult situations–which he managed to salvage with wit and discretion (Even if he says so himself)!

…Find out more…Funny How Things Work Out 


...An authentic biography……. publishedbestsellers.com
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7 August 2019

Straight talking and positive book review. Drifting Beneath the "Red Duster".

Well mate I have just finished the Book and this is my honest opinion of it!

On starting to read I found that your introduction was just great, it gives the insight of what you wanted in life and made for a good start!

Your experiences both on board and ashore in the various ports were excellent, you gave the honest an open way that you lived the years, there are some really spicy parts but this makes it all the more realistic, as we all as Seaman know just what that was all about!

All of your stories may well ring Bells in many an Ear,what with the happy times and the crazy times too! Fights, Police, you name it I am sure most of us went through a bit of that! I know I did anyway, possibly not the same but some very close to what you talk of!

Amazing just how we can recall all the times we had, and its great to read things like this, as it sure does revive the old Brain, and brings back very good memories, be they hostile, Funny or just sheer joy!

I am sure that you will get many sales from this, and I hope that you also get good feedback from whoever reads it!

A great book put together in a way that depicts life as it was, no Bull, no pulling punches just the plain truth!

I will treasure this Book Mort, and only wish that I too could put something like this together!

Good Stuff mate and Congrats on the Publishing!!

Cheers
Vernon

Find out more: Drifting Beneath the "Red Duster".

9 July 2019

Sharks That Walk On Land - An authentic account

Ron Palmer releases a superbly written historical fiction based on an authentic account of the events leading up to the tragic death of Captain James Cook.

It is February 1779; Captain James Cook is on his last voyage to the Pacific. This is a fascinating fictionalised account of the sad events leading up to the demise of James Cook. Although written as a novel the content has been thoroughly researched from the officers journals of Cook's last voyage of discovery to the Pacific, and in this respect is an authentic account of the events leading up to his tragic death at the hands of the Hawaiians.

Find out more…Sharks That Walk On Land 

Sail with Captain Cook in this rousing sea adventure novel.

“An exceptionally well-crafted historical novel,
beautifully written"
…publishedbestsellers.com

11 June 2019

A heart warming fictional story of courage and determination, love and loss in rural England

Brook Breasting

Superbly written with deliciously entertaining plotlines – get the kettle on!

The new Treasurer of the Brook Breasting Fete Committee the Reverend Rolf James has discovered an anomaly in the accounts. He calls for an Extraordinary General Meeting. Is there a villain to unmask?

Chapter by chapter, we see the lives of the main characters in this book held up to close scrutiny.

Author John White brings this story to life with a cast of unforgettable characters in an inspiring tale of courage and resolve, love and loss.

On the outside, Brook Breasting is a picturesque English village. On the inside, it has the characters that make it uniquely, Brook Breasting.

Find out more…Brook Breasting

a truly unique and inspiring plot…publishedbestsellers.com

8 May 2019

A top-rate whodunnit in the finest British traditions: urbane, cultured and witty.

The Wichenford Court Murder

A sophisticated and stylish fictional detective page-turner guaranteed to entertain and stimulate jaded brain-cells, with a deftly crafted plot that will keep you guessing till the end.

Looking for sophisticated and stylish entertainment to stimulate jaded brain-cells? LOOK NO FURTHER! Falconer has shown yet again that he can produce a top-rate whodunnit in the finest British traditions: urbane, cultured and witty. 

A suicide before the First World War, a university career cut short by drink and debt, a missed business opportunity, family antagonisms, a threat to jobs on the estate, all give the inspector and his sergeant food for thought – not to mention a headache – until the inspector rumbles the one tiny mistake that leads to the unmasking of the killer. A triumph of literary sophistication!

Find out more…The Wichenford Court Murder

Compelling detective thriller loaded with twists and turns… publishedbestsellers.com

10 April 2019

An unforgettable trip to Mexico, Guatemala and Belize

Author and Travel writer, Valerie Astill releases an insightful new book based on her unforgettable trip and adventures to Mexico, Guatemala and Belize.

This fascinating trip consisted of so much more than learning about ancient civilisations such as the Aztecs, Zapotecs and Mayans and visiting the remains of their once great cities. Whether travelling by coach, visiting a remote site by five-seater aeroplane or travelling upriver by boat, the journey itself was part of the adventure.

However, it was the discovery that many Indians still practised ancient customs, plus unexpected events such as an erupting volcano, falling rocks and animals invading the bedroom at night, that made this journey through Mexico, Guatemala and Belize so memorable.


"...An insightful account for the discerning traveller.” 
…publishedbestsellers.com

9 March 2019

A superb collection of diverse short stories of the unexpected

Jumble Tales

Short and snappy enough for coffee breaks, but long and lingering in the memory.

Psychological sharpshooters, fickle football fans and prodigious people who choose to use and misuse their incredible talents invite you into this collection of their jumbled-up worlds.

During dark days at work where people reflect both on what could have been and on what could still be, things are never quite what they seem, and never turn out as expected.

Steve Morris maintains the momentum from his first book “In All Probability” with more of his diverse short stories of the unexpected.

With a succinct and precise style, this collection contains something to entertain the keenest of readers.

Anything can turn up in a “Jumble Tale.” 

Find out more…Jumble Tales

A brilliant & unique collection of short stories!... publishedbestsellers.com

24 January 2019

The Theologian Slave Trader - Historical account of slave trade in the Gold Coast

A Personal commentary on Fredericus Svane Africanus' autobiography

The Theologian Slave Trader explores the life of Fredericus Petersen, a mulatto adopted in 1710 by a Danish Lutheran Priest at Christiansborg Fort in what is now Ghana and who was subsequently brought back to Denmark as a teenager.

Dr Christiana Oware Knudsen, brings the autobiography of Fredericus Petersen to life and contemporary relevance with the lively and engaging approach of an African story-teller, interweaving historical facts with family legends and documented impressions of the period.

Find out more:  Spring Leaf Books  |  Pneuma Springs Publishing

…intriguing account of one of the worst tragedies in history… 
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