A group of very assertive women, whose husbands are in the Government, are disenchanted with the way the country is run. Meeting regularly in London, these women discuss the politics of the day and the decisions that should be taken but which seldom are. There are one or two MPs, some in Cabinet, whose private lives are colourful, to say the least - and there is the socialising and the partying for those who work near Whitehall. The Cabinet
Following a night of frolics during the sultry summer of 2010, one day Andrew Parkes wakes up in the company of a pig in his apartment and an ex-girlfriend wearing his bathrobe. Horrified as to the moral implications of what this could mean, he immediately sets about looking for clues with the hope of finding a logical explanation and a way out of his ridiculous situation. This is a story that takes us on a journey, about a man trying to rea
If you enjoy the books by the Brothers Grimm, then you are in for a treat. In this book there are six individual fairy tales for you to enjoy. The very nice grim reaper isn't always scary, and in fact, if it is not your turn to die he turns out to be a very friendly man. The individual stories in these chronicles will have you meet the guardians of Merlin's cave, and find out how he helped the Egyptians build the pyramids. You
The sudden death and hasty burial of a renowned business tycoon leads to the exposure of an enormous fraud, fatally damaging the security of his companies and their employees. Two recently appointed executives - an ambitious financier and a disgraced former policeman - attempt to trace and recover a missing fortune. Opening a cache of secret transactions takes them along a twisting trail of evidence in a race to avoid complete financial disaster
Who will visit the bird bath today? Birds! But they're not just any birds - and it's not just any bird bath. Will you see the robin with the soap and towel? And will the sparrow bring a flannel for the owl? And who's that naughty little thing that can't fly, that's decided they're going to come pass by?
Don't Push Me! is the true story of a passionate fitness hater who was forced into the daunting surroundings of 'the gym' to alleviate persistent back pain. Through continual perseverance, Scott grew a newfound love / hate relationship with fitness and from it, a career as a Pilates professional blossomed. Follow Scott into the bewildering world of the fitness industry to discover what it truly has to offer!
Born in the East End of London in 1953, David Matthews grew up in a Britain still recovering from the ravages of World War II. Though it was a time of austerity, it was also a time of optimism. It was the beginning of a new Elizabethan age; the Welfare State had been established and social change was beginning to make an impact on people's everyday lives. In An East End Boomer Remembers, the author takes us on a personal journey through th
If you thought life in the Army was tough, try adding the Navy and the sky-high world of steeplejacking, and you might get somewhere near the interesting life led by the author of this book! Filled with memories of war and his life after, Chick Segar paints a picture which is both haunting and dramatic.
Sophie gave up a high flying career to find her dream life but has ended up stuck in a dead end job that was only supposed to be temporary. She's also stuck with a nice but boring boyfriend, her parents' constant disappointment, and a life that's going nowhere. When her boss offers her the chance to have that life permanently, she panics and flees to Italy to stay with her friend, Jen, in a village on the outskirts of Florence. Her
The Walls lose their head of the family – father and husband Peter – on New Year's Day in the year 2000. Suicide, rather than murder, seems the only logical explanation. As chairman and founder of Wall's Civil Engineers in Chester, he had amassed land and debts. His two daughters, Sandra and Sienna, discover how deep the problems are. There are valuable insurance policies on Peter's life that should pay out
ColdLight is a collaboration of two worlds. The quest for illumination begins at the place where these two worlds meet – our hearts. Our hearts are the bridge and our minds are the interpreter. When we are young we are full of hope and plans for our lives but alone we do not always understand our reality. Sometimes we need a light to show us the way and this is the goal of ColdLight. ColdLight presents thirty-one spiritual
Step into a supernatural world to encounter werewolves, vampires, grim reapers and banshees, but most of all, to encounter an epic love story between two, what should be, impossible lovers. Taylor Mistry, a veterinary student living in South Coast, is about to embark on the biggest adventure of her life. A shocking discovery about her future as a human not only endangers her own safety, but the safety of everyone she loves and holds dear. It i
From a quiet English country house where life has changed little comes a supernatural saga with a difference. Living in their ancestral hall for time out of mind, the Arlingtons' lifestyle is not one that will prepare them for human remains or false walls, or even for a rocking-horse that rocks itself. None of the Arlingtons suspect that they are the target of a vendetta from beyond the grave that is still, dangerously alive
Satputra existed for many years without a name. It was a small and beautiful place where Sirdar Dilbir Singh Bedi made his home with his wife among the mud and straw houses. Bequeathed the area by his landowner father-in-law, Dilbir begins to transform it into something more. It slowly becomes Satputra, named after his seven sons. Over time, his sons and their sons build Satputra up through hard work, good fortune and generosity of spirit into
What caused Jack Quaid to slowly drive away the love of his life? What made him arrive home late one night, sit in front of a camera pouring out his soul, before taking a shotgun and ending his life? When Detective Alex Keaton arrives at the scene, it has all the signs of a straightforward suicide. Alex is struggling with her own demons following her partner's violent death some months earlier, but when Jack's suicide brings up some stra
The Keys of Wisdom - A Fantasy of Reality, the first book in The Awakening of Navi Septa trilogy, tells the story of seven young people who leave their home in the land of Teletsia because of its oppression by high priests, known as the Sorcerers. They leave in search of a better life and a means of finding a way of returning their homeland to a fairer system of government. Their hope lies in the kingdom of Sasrar to the north of Teletsia acro
Arthur the donkey lives in a zoo. He has lots of friends like Piers, the gnu, but he's lonely and wants a mate. Even his best friend, Broderick the snail can't help. But Arthur doesn't give up and eventually he meets Polly with surprising consequences. A captivating and endearing rhyming story which young children and adults alike will love.
Katie was a normal, happy toddler but it was only a few years before the problems began. The things she loved to do became more difficult. Now she cannot do the things that most people take for granted, eating, walking, dressing herself. On top of this she has faced prejudice. This is her story, of how she has coped, her dreams and wishes. Above all she has a plea for the disabled to be treated as thinking, feeling, loving human bein
Bríd is clairsentient: she feels other people's issues, pains and worries. In Memories And Missions, she takes us with her on a journey from first discovering her extraordinary talent to witnessing how she puts it to good use by helping to relieve people from their suffering, or to release the trapped spirits of people who have died so they can "cross over into the light". This very personal account is backed up by detailed
Ancient Egypt, land of eternal mystery, guards a sacred secret zealously locked away for centuries. Unbeknownst to Charlie Masters, a young London ad agency designer, she holds the key. By a twist of fate, Charlie and her friend Jackie find themselves in the Valley of The Kings on an epic adventure through the veils of time in a breath-taking race to discover the truth before it is extinguished forever. Charlie's unwitting descent into the wo
When Rose flees to southern Spain following her messy divorce, romance is the last thing on her mind - until she meets fellow art lover Antonio. But A Rose for St Amelia is not the passionate holiday romance it first appears to be. Antonio has a secret, one which unfolds with tragic consequences, as Rose discovers to her cost.
When Agamemnon won his war with Troy and secured the release of Helen, he was on top of the world. But his kingdom has been usurped, and he now has to go to great lengths to try to win it back. Feeling on top of the world is now no longer enough; he needs to go further, by attempting to obtain help from the celestial bodies, starting with the mighty Saturn...
Alfie is a two-year-old toddler living in Battledown Children's Home with Frank, his one-eyed teddy. One Christmas, they decide to take a break from the rigours of Home life and explore the captivating and mysterious world outside with all the risks this evokes. His nurse, Angela and the Home's Matron, Gladys are beside themselves with worry as Alfie and Frank embark on an adventure, oblivious to the media frenzy and the panic they'v
It's now a couple of weeks since my first book, published by Vanguard Press, has been shipped by Amazon or sold through Waterstones. I am delighted with the book - from the composite artwork/photography on the cover to the feel of the book itself and the crisp print. As a first time author, it is still surreal to see my n ...