Travel

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"A don't-miss treat!" -- Rendezvous

ALMOST A BRIDE

Dave Currick was everything Matty Brennan wanted for as along as she could remember. Right up until he broke her heart six years ago. Now that she's returned to Wyoming for good, what she wants more than anything is to save her family's ranch. Even if that means swallowing her pride and asking Dave to marry her.

Matty's up to something - Dave knows that much. Just as he knows that Matty needs help, so of course he'll provide it, just as he has all her life. Doing what's best for Matty is second nature, and part of the cowboy code. Even when it comes to marrying her in name only. Although he can't resist one hot-blooded kiss after the I-dos.

Maybe - just maybe - his Matty will become more to him than Almost a Bride.


Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged western beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.

Wyoming Wildflowers Series

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning - Prequel
*Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
*Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
*My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
-- A New World (prequel to Jack’s Heart)
Jack’s Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)
-- Rodeo Nights (prequel to Where Love Lives)
Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)

***Get all three of these books in the Wyoming Wildflowers Boxed Set (3 Books in 1) for a discount off buying them individually***

If you especially enjoy Western romances, try these other books by Patricia:

A Place Called Home series
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart's Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match

Historical Western romance
Widow Woman
Courting a Cowboy


... and east of the Mississippi, try:

The Wedding Series
Prelude to a Wedding
Wedding Party
Grady's Wedding
The Runaway Bride
The Christmas Princess
The Surprise Princess
The Forgotten Prince, coming in late 2016

Falling for Her

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Three strangers arrive in rugged Bardville, Wyoming.
They're never the same ...
And neither are the people of Bardville.

Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 - A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 - A Stranger to Love
Book 3 - The Rancher Meets His Match

A sexy, intriguing stranger arrives unexpectedly at her Wyoming ranch, threatening the one thing Cambria protects more fiercely than her heart -- her family. Bodie's discovery that he fathered a son 17 years ago leads him to the warm and welcoming Weston family. That's the easy part. But his response to one member of the family is far more than he ever expected. The sparks between him and Cambria are real ... and so is the danger to his hopes for their future if she finds out why he's really in Wyoming.

If you like strong women and the men who love them, read A STRANGER TO LOVE, the second book in the acclaimed Bardville, Wyoming trilogy.

(4.2)

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A Place Called Home Trilogy
Can they lift the curse that has haunted the ranch they love?
Book 1 – Lost and Found Groom
Book 2 – At the Heart’s Command
Book 3 – Hidden in a Heartbeat

“While following a story in distant Santa Estella, hardheaded journalist Kendra Jenner finds herself in the middle of a vicious hurricane ... and unexpectedly in the arms of a stranger who speaks virtually no English. Fear leads to passion leads to their making a baby, a baby which Kendra fully expects to raise on her own, since her search for Matthew's father – who she only knows as Paulo Ayudor – is a fruitless one. Then, three years later, her "Paulo" shows up out of the blue at her home in Wyoming, speaking the perfect English of an American, and identifying himself as Daniel Delligati. He announces he's come for his son ... and for her." - (From a review by Karen Templeton)

(4.2)

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Readers who love “thrillers with heart” will find everything they’re looking for in the first book of this award-winning series.

Meet Conor McBride. He’s even more interesting than the trouble he gets into.

A talented Irish musician reluctantly reinvents himself, disappearing into an undercover identity to search for the man who ruined his career: his own brother.

On a journey from the west of Ireland to the tumultuous city of Mumbai, Conor McBride’s only goal is to redeem the brother who betrayed him.

But he’s becoming a virtuoso of a different kind in a dangerous game where the rules keep changing—and where the allies he trusted to help him may be the people he should fear the most.

Reviewers are praising this new suspense series and its irresistible hero:

“A true international thriller!”

“…an intense adrenaline-pumping plot with all the twists and turns you would expect from the genre and an irresistible hero. Kudos to Guare for creating my new literary crush.”

“…a refreshing take on the mystery/thriller/spy genre. I was totally glued to the novel, and stayed up late last night as I was so captivated with the book.”

“…unlike a lot of suspense/thrillers I've read, the characters were really complex and vivid. Conor McBride is an especially great character and I hated to have the book end because I wanted to spend more time with him.”

“If you like suspense novels, you'll love this one! Conor McBride is not your typical detective/spy.”

“…pages and pages of sheer action that kept me glued to my kindle for a whole night!”

“I found myself worrying about Conor while I was at work and not reading!”

“Absolutely terrific book…The characters are grand, especially the hero.”

(4.5)

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Enjoy the entire Wyoming Wildflowers collection

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (Snowberry) – prequel
*Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
*Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
*My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
-- A New World (prequel to Jack’s Heart)
Jack’s Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower)
-- Rodeo Nights (prequel to Where Love Lives)
Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (Threadleaf Phacelia)

* Get these 3 western romance Kindle books in the Wyoming Wildflowers Trilogy Boxed Set (3 Books in 1) at a discount from buying the books individually


One look, a passionate love . . . and then they part . . . Forever?

Before the bestselling and award-winning Wyoming Wildflowers saga began, there was another love story, one that laid the foundation for all those that came after. A love between a cowboy and an unexpected woman. A love at first sight ...

Ed Currick’s and Donna Roberts’ worlds couldn’t have been any more different – a rancher from Wyoming and an up-and-coming Broadway musical actress on a national tour. What could have been a momentary encounter sparks desire . . . and more. But can there be anything but heartbreak ahead when they have only days before their dreams pull them apart?

"Funny, entertaining, and full of surprises"..."Warms your heart"... "Joy"..."Wonderful love story"

Get this much-anticipated prequel to the western romance saga of the Wyoming Wildflowers series by USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn for free now!

If you especially enjoy western romances, also try these other connected books by Patricia:

A Place Called Home Trilogy
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart's Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat
Or all 3 in The A Place Called Home Trilogy Boxed Set

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match
Or all 3 in the Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy Boxed Set

Historical Western romance
Widow Woman
Courting a Cowboy

... and east of the Mississippi, try:

The Wedding Series
Prelude to a Wedding
Wedding Party
Grady's Wedding
.... get the first 3 books in The Wedding Series Trilogy Boxed Set
The Runaway Bride
The Christmas Princess
The Surprise Princess
The Forgotten Prince, coming in late 2016

Falling for Her

(4.3)

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Amie was just an average girl, living in her home town close to friends and family. She was happily married and she had her future all planned out. They would have two adorable children, while she made award winning programmes for television.

Until the day her husband announced he was being sent to live and work in an African country she’d never heard of.

When she came to the notice of a Colonel in the Government, it made life very complicated, and from there things started to escalate from bad to worse.

If Amie could have seen that one day she would be totally lost, fighting for her life, and enduring untold horrors, she would never have stepped foot on that plane.

(4.5)

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Growing up in a mentally abusive household was never fun, but then I married a Walter Mitty character who took me to Africa and into some ridiculous and dangerous situations! To survive, I worked 24/7. I taught children, ran the worst riding school in the world, bred pet animals, announced on radio, lived on a boat and brought up two children of my own. On the lighter side, I hosted a royal occasion, met heads of state, interviewed Nelson Mandela and shook hands with Prince Charles. Much to my amazement I 'fell' into the media, first writing for radio and television, then directing, and eventually I ran my own video production company and won several awards. However, throughout all this, my mother lurked in the background, always there to remind me what a failure I was. The only thing that saved me from admittance to the nearest mental home was an unfailing sense of humour.

(4.7)

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You are cordially invited to join the wedding celebration as college friends embark on the greatest education of all - falling in love, finding the perfect bride, and becoming the happiest grooms around.

Get the The Wedding Series
Book 1 - Prelude to a Wedding
Book 2 - Wedding Party
Book 3 - Grady's Wedding
Book 4 - The Christmas Princess

Book 1 - Prelude to a Wedding
The free spirit: Paul Monroe

Charming Paul Monroe has the Peter Pan thing down pat. As an antique toy appraiser, even his work involves play. Which is fine, unless your job is to keep his Chicago business running smoothly . . . and all that charm, humor -- and sexiness -- is aimed at you.

Organization and reliability are Bette Wharton's hallmarks. She handles the toughest clients with aplomb, until Paul provides a challenge that goes way beyond the office. She has a plan and a timetable. How can she let herself fall for Mr. Live-for-the-Moment when all he offers is Love-for-the-Moment?

Book 2 - Wedding Party
The best man: Michael Dickinson

Michael Dickinson is delighted to be best man at his friend's wedding - but there's one complication. Tris Donlin is a standing up for the bride. He's wanted Tris for longer than he cares to remember, but to her, he's just good old Michael - college pal, confidant, best buddy ... Would a few days of wedding celebration let him finally get her out of his system once and for all?

Her cousin Paul's wedding party has Tris' head and heart full of memories of college days with him, Michael, and their friend Grady. Grady was her college crush and Michael was her buddy. Now that they're all grown up, my how things have changed.

She's certain she's found the best man for her ... if only she can convince him that friends can make the best lovers.

Book 3 - Grady's Wedding
The last bachelor: Grady Roberts

Grady Roberts has never been the marrying kind - and he still isn't. But after watching his best friends walk down the aisle to their brides and even start families, flipping through his little black book and ordering take-out for one suddenly seem boring ...and lonely. Yet the one woman who intrigues him keeps him at arm's length.

Leslie Craig is human. She feels the full effect of handsome, intelligent, wealthy, successful Grady's attraction . . . and his loneliness. It's the last element that snags her heart. She's developed a knack for helping people with problems and sorrows without ever revealing her own. Can she do that for Grady?

(4.4)

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First in a new series. A spin off from the Kiki Lowenstein Mysteries. After her parents die within six months of each other and her son goes off to college, savvy entrepreneur Cara Mia Delgatto decides to construct a new life for herself. A road trip leads to her grandfather's home on the picturesque Treasure Coast of Florida, where she impulsively snaps up a "tear down," a building scheduled for the wrecking ball--only to discover it's already occupied by a fresh corpse. While Detective Lou Murray tries to nail the killer to the wall, Cara Mia enlists the help of two new friends to open a store specializing in one-of-a-kind, recycled, and repurposed items. But before she can get down to brass tacks, Cara Mia decides to help Lou figure out "whodunit," because she's been painted into the picture as one of the prime suspects. To make matters more complicated, tensions are building with Cooper Rivers, an old boyfriend. Cara Mia wonders whether her second chance at love will pan out--or if her carefully constructed fantasies will lead her to a new life behind bars.

Plus Bonus Excerpt from "Kiki and Cara Mia's Holiday Celebration"

(4.7)

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Wyoming Wildflowers Trilogy
Book 1 -- Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
Book 2 -- Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
Book 3 -- My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)

ALMOST A BRIDE
Dave Currick was everything Matty Brennan wanted for as along as she could remember. Right up until he broke her heart six years ago. Now that she’s returned to Wyoming for good, what she wants more than anything is to save her family’s ranch. Even if that means swallowing her pride and asking Dave to marry her.

Matty’s up to something – Dave knows that much. Just as he knows that Matty needs help, so of course he’ll provide it. Doing what’s best for Matty is second nature. Even when it comes to marrying her in name only. Although he can’t resist one hot-blooded kiss after the I-dos -- a kiss as fiery as the flame-red Indian Paintbrush that's always reminded him of Matty.

Maybe – just maybe – his Matty will become more to him than Almost a Bride.

MATCH MADE IN WYOMING
When fire ravages Wyoming land, fireweed is among the first plants to return, brightening the blighted area with the joy of its blooms. Can Taylor Anne Larsen pull off a similar miracle for the pain-ravaged heart and disbelieving soul of ranch foreman Cal Ruskoff? Armed with the same grace and grit as the wildflower fireweed, Taylor also has allies – a matchmaking friend, the Wyoming winter, high-octane mutual attraction, and a rescued puppy who slips past Cal's defenses.

Cal might give in to passion temporarily, but from behind the wall he's built around his past and his secrets, he's certain Taylor is all that he can't let himself have. And he'll use all his weapons to keep her out.


MY HEART REMEMBERS
Lisa Currick was once as bright and open as the sunny Bur Marigold wildflower of her native Wyoming. That’s how New York City Detective Shane Garrison has remembered her since she figured in his first investigation eight years ago. But when he arrives in her hometown determined to resolve the final element of that case, he discovers the girl he's remembered has become a very different woman.

(4.6)

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A Place Called Home series ...
Far Hills Ranch has been the Suslands’ beloved Wyoming home for more than a century. But with it has come the legend of a family curse. Now, according to the legend, the current far-flung Suslands are the last with a chance to lift the curse . . . whether they believe in it or not.

To fulfill the legend’s demands, these cousins must face personal challenges and risk their hearts, all for the sake of . . . A Place Called Home.

Book 1: Lost and Found Groom

"While following a story in distant Santa Estella, hardheaded journalist Kendra Jenner finds herself in the middle of a vicious hurricane. . .and unexpectedly in the arms of a stranger who speaks virtually no English. Fear leads to passion leads to their making a baby, a baby which Kendra fully expects to raise on her own, since her search for Matthew's father - who she only knows as Paulo Ayudor - is a fruitless one. Then, three years later, her "Paulo" shows up out of the blue at her home in Wyoming, speaking the perfect English of an American, and identifying himself as Daniel Delligati. He announces he's come for his baby son. . .and for her." -- (From an Amazon review by Karen Templeton)

Book 2: At the Heart's Command
Colonel John Griffin Jr. is a good and honorable soldier, determined to protect Ellyn Sinclair at all costs – especially from himself. Once, he’d rejected a young Ellyn’s advances, because he could not give her the life she deserved. Instead, Grif stood up as best man when Ellyn married his best friend. Then, he became a member of the family, godfather to her children.

But now Ellyn is a widow, back in Far Hills, Wyoming with her two young children, and having a tough time. And no matter what it costs him, Grif will do his duty. To the Army – and to help Ellyn and her children, while ignoring that he has never stopped wanting her.

Book 3: Hidden in a Heartbeat
Rebecca Dahlgren comes to Far Hills Ranch hoping for answers to her unknown heritage. But from the first moment, she finds foreman Luke Chandler hard to miss. The sexy cowboy with the sleepy eyes that aren't interested in sleeping means just the sort of trouble her patrician grandmother has always warned about.

Luke has his own reasons for wanting to steer clear of anything like commitment. But the secrets behind Rebecca’s dark eyes keep luring him on … even if it means baring his own heart.

Read the entire contemporary western series in this boxed set -- at a discount over buying the books individually!

(4.6)

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Readers who love romantic suspense and "thrillers with heart" have found their new literary crush.
An Irishman on the run. He's left a lot of things behind him...but they're not far enough back.Conor McBride has lost everything, and if he can't find a way to disappear in a hurry, the next thing he loses could be his life. Running from enemies he's never met and haunted by his own destructive actions, Conor needs a refuge secure enough to hold his secrets. A farmhouse inn tucked amidst the green mountains of Vermont seems ideal, but when his past catches up with him, Conor discovers the beautiful young innkeeper has secrets of her own, and that hers are more likely to get them both killed.˃˃˃ Praise for Deceptive Cadence, the first book in The Virtuosic Spy series:"An intense adrenaline-pumping plot...Guare has masterfully crafted a plot-driven book with a deep character study. In one word: Wow." - Compulsion Reads, Irresistible Collection"A brilliantly written piece of storytelling..." - Readers Favorite"A well-written debut novel...full of action and suspense...a great read." - The Kindle Book ReviewScroll up and grab a copy today.

(4.7)

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Have you ever wanted to read someone else’s diary?

Would you like to experience travelling in Asia without leaving home?

Then this book is for you. Fred’s Diary 1981 is a fascinating insight into a young man’s travels around Asia in the early 1980’s. This is a unique opportunity to delve into Fred's daily diary, which details the 158 days he spent travelling around Asia. Follow Fred throughout his extensive travels to Hong Kong, Thailand, India and Nepal.

Appreciate the many friendships formed along the way with fellow-travellers.

Relive the highs and lows that he experienced during this fascinating journey.

Recognise the huge differences in technology, particularly communications.

Become immersed in the different cultures, peoples and surroundings of Asia in the early 1980's.

Understand more about the drug culture of the 1980's, especially in Thailand and Nepal.

Learn from Fred's youthful mistakes, especially if your dream of travelling to Asia becomes a reality.



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Not only a time-capsule but a cautionary tale of gems, drugs, and jail time as he explores waterfalls, Buddhist temples, and snow-capped peaks. Doug E. Jones

Fred’s heart-felt awe towards the beauty and the intensity of the place, his appetite for living the adventure, the mishaps and his clear narrative “takes you there”. Richard Klein

I came to this diary with some expectation, having written a very similar diary myself…and only a few years after this one. And I was not disappointed. Frank Kusy

A real rollercoaster of a read written in a very clever and informative style. This really would make a fascinating movie. Caryl Williams

This book is written with respect and so is not about an Englishman patronisingly describing his trials in another country. Graham Higson

Robert Fear has written a masterpiece. Writing a story in the form of a daily diary is always a challenge but Robert Fear has shown how well he has mastered the art. Pankaj Varma

This book allows for reflection and thought whilst experiencing the culture of Asia in full technicolor. Rukia the Reader

I was attracted to this diary as I was backpacking through some of the same places 33 years later, and I love travel writing. From start to finish I was hooked. G. Hughes

What a wonderful throwback to the 80s. Colour, sounds & sights of Asia are detailed, thoughts dissected which makes this book both fascinating and real. Paul Johnson

I learned what it is to be a traveler as opposed to a tourist. Well written and interesting, and at times, harrowing and turbulent. Bonni Morrison

(4.0)

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Wyoming Wildflowers Series

Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning - Prequel
Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
Jack's Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower), coming in 2015

"Melt your heart romance" -- Old Book Barn Gazette

Wyoming Wildflowers -- Book 2 -- Fireweed

When fire ravages Wyoming land, fireweed is among the first plants to return, brightening the blighted area with the joy of its blooms. Small-town lawyer Taylor Anne Larsen faces the challenge of doing the same for the pain-ravaged heart and disbelieving soul of ranch foreman Cal Ruskoff. Armed with the same grace and grit as the wildflower fireweed, Taylor also has allies – a matchmaking friend, a harsh western blizzard, high-octane mutual attraction, and a rescued puppy who slips past the defenses of this tough cowboy.

While they're snowbound together, Cal might give in to passion temporarily, but from behind the wall he's built around his past and his secrets, he's certain Taylor is all that he can't let himself have. And he'll use all his weapons to keep her out.

"These characters -- their dialogue, their fears, their complex personalities -- are very real. As a reader, I couldn't help fall under Cal's spell -- a good, troubled, mixed-up man who forces Taylor to confront some of her own demons, even as he refuses to face his own . . . There's a lot of subtle -- and not so subtle -- humor here, the love scenes are at once tender and sizzling, and the emotions and fears of both characters wrap themselves around the reader's heart and don't let go." – Karen Templeton

Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged western beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.


Author's note: The collie puppy in Match Made in Wyoming is the alter ego of my much-loved rescue collie Riley ... right down to the inconvenient penchant for opening doors at the wrong moment. Although for Taylor and Cal, it turns out to be the right moment. :-)

(4.5)

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Lucinda 'fell' into writing by chance, moving from radio to television, to running her own production company in South Africa. She lifts the lid on what really goes on behind the scenes in the media, often hilarious and not at all glamorous. She spent more time on rubbish dumps than in banqueting halls, although she got to meet many famous people.

(4.8)

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Wyoming Wildflowers Series
Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (A Prequel)
Almost a Bride (Indian Paintbrush)
Match Made in Wyoming (Fireweed)
My Heart Remembers (Bur Marigold)
Jack's Heart (Yellow Monkeyflower), coming in 2015

Wyoming Wildflowers -- Book 3 -- Bur Marigold

Lisa Currick was once as bright and open as the sunny Bur Marigold wildflower of her native Wyoming. That’s how New York City Detective Shane Garrison has remembered her since she figured in his first investigation eight years ago. But when he arrives in her western hometown determined to resolve the final element of that case, he discovers the girl he's remembered has become a very different woman.

Once open-hearted and artistic, Lisa has put all that aside for a life of order and discipline. And Shane wants to know why. He can't forget the girl, but he's fascinated by the woman who challenges him to find answers inside himself.

Wildflowers have to be strong and resilient to bloom amid the rugged beauty of Wyoming - and so do the women.

If you especially enjoy western romances, also try these other books by Patricia:

The Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match
A Place Called Home Trilogy
Lost and Found Groom
At the Heart's Command
Hidden in a Heartbeat
Not a Family Man
Rodeo Nights
Widow Woman (historical western romance)
Courting a Cowboy (historical western romance)

... and east of the Mississippi, try:
The Wedding Series
Prelude to a Wedding
Wedding Party
Grady's Wedding
The Christmas Princess
Falling for Her
Hoops
A New World

(4.4)

57 reviews*

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Amie has no idea of the dangers she’ll face as she sets out to find the child she lost in Togodo when the civil war erupted. She finds herself alone in the bush with only her wits to protect her against Africa’s wildlife and a terrorist organization with international connections.

She meets up with friends old and new but, who can she trust? One of them is not telling her the truth. The witch doctor predicts her future but can Amie believe what she says?

A fast paced adventure story set against the background of the Dark Continent.

(4.8)

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John Fear was born into a religious sect known as the Exclusive Brethren. This sheltered him from the outside world as he grew up, but could not hide him from its influences. A struggle began in his mind that led him to leave the Brethren, along with his young family.

This is a story that was always meant to be told. During his later life John Fear had prepared a lot of the book, along with notes for chapters that he knew would not be completed. It is only now, over twenty years later, that the book is finally being published. It contains original content written by John, along with diary notes, letters and magazine articles. The final chapters are written by his second eldest son, Alastair. The memoir is introduced and edited by his eldest son, Robert, as a tribute to his father’s amazing life.


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“Great intro, so much is said in just a few words. The author has put lots of feeling into it too. A quality presentation. Excellent cover, excellent photos, chapter titles and accuracy. Lovely evocative writing.

Well, thank heaven that Robert Fear decided to publish his father's gem of a book! This is not to be missed - I simply couldn't put it down! John Fear certainly had an entertaining command of the English language and tells a wonderful tale of his life.

There is great variety from cosy family memories to horrific scenes in a coup. A variety of techniques are used to portray this memoir - diary entries, a telegram, and letters. I like the travel aspect to this memoir too - I wasn't expecting it.

A fantastic book. A wonderful and powerful tribute."

Julie Haigh - Top 1000 Reviewer

(4.7)

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Time hasn't dimmed their bone-deep passion . . .
Ten years ago, Kalli left her rodeo bull-rider husband, Walker Riley, unable to bear her terrible fear for him. Or the fear that she might love him too much.

But passion wasn't enough to overcome fear a decade ago . . .

Walker faces down charging bulls every day, but working with Kalli for a summer as they try to save the Wyoming rodeo that means so much to their beloved mutual mentor, just might break him.

Can the present carry them past the fears and broken trust ... to a future together again?

(4.5)

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A reflection of events that happened to a young man in his mid-twenties over numerous visits to Thailand between 1996 and 2002. A path towards self discovery and the discovery of his surroundings, with many comical events and complicated relationships that finds our man becoming quite close to insanity. A mature read as the awareness of sexuality of himself and others becomes apparent. A transformation from a nice young man as his eyes are forced open to see and experience some unbelievable episodes. My accounts as I recall all of the things that happened to me between these dates.

(3.4)

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Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 - A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 - A Stranger to Love
Book 3 - The Rancher Meets His Match

Jessa met Cully Grainger through mutual friends. He made his interest clear. She turned him away. But now he's returned to tiny Bardville, Wyoming in the heart of cowboy country, bringing his teenage nephew with him, and testing her resolve.

She's been a stranger to love for so long ... Now, because she will not abandon a boy who is both trouble and troubled, she's tied to this intense, stubborn man who arouses her in ways she's never known ... and who could break her completely.

Can she take the risk of finding a stranger to love?

(4.3)

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A Place Called Home Trilogy
Book 1 - Lost and Found Groom
Book 2 - At the Heart's Command
Book 3 - Hidden in a Heartbeat

Colonel John Griffin Jr. is the best kind of military man. He's a good and honorable soldier who's determined to protect Ellyn Sinclair at all costs - especially from himself.

Once, he'd rejected a young Ellyn's advances, because he could not give her the life she deserved. Instead, Grif stood up as best man when Ellyn married his best friend. Then, he became a member of the family, godfather to her children.

But now Ellyn is a widow, back in Far Hills, Wyoming, living on his family's ranch there with her two young children, and having a tough time. And no matter what it costs him, Grif will do his duty - help Ellyn and her children, while ignoring that he has never stopped wanting her.

Now the Army's sending him back to the western life he knew as a boy, the world of cowboys and cattle on Far Hills Ranch ... and back to the love he knew as a boy. But how can he even be dreaming of second chances, when they should have no chance at all.

(4.6)

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The latest installment in an acclaimed series is now available!

Every face hides a secret. Every legend tells a lie.

Conor McBride has accepted bargains he may live to regret - assuming he lives through them at all. He's taken an undercover assignment in exchange for the chance to resume his career as a solo violinist. He's also agreed to a proposal from the woman he loves, but it isn't the type he had in mind. When their simple mission turns complicated, Conor and Kate discover everyone is hiding something - secrets as twisted as the fabled lanes of an old world city. Unraveling them will be anything but simple, or safe.

(5.0)

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You are cordially invited to join the wedding celebration as college friends embark on the greatest education of all - falling in love, finding the perfect bride, and becoming the happiest grooms around.

The Wedding Series
Book 1 - Prelude to a Wedding
Book 2 - Wedding Party
Book 3 - Grady's Wedding
Book 4 - The Runaway Bride
Book 5 - The Christmas Princess
Book 6 - The Surprise Princess
Book 7 - The Forgotten Prince

Always the best of friends ... can they become the best of lovers?

Michael Dickinson is honored to be best man at his friend Paul's wedding, even with Tris Donlin being a bridesmaid. He's wanted Tris for as long as he's known her, while accepting that friendship is all there will be between them. But now, finally, he plans to get her out of his system once and for all.

Her cousin Paul's wedding party has Tris' head and heart full of memories of college days with him, Michael, and their friend Grady. Grady was her college crush and Michael was her buddy. Now that they're all grown up, will things change?

Oh, yes, they will ...

The spotlight's on the bride and groom, but sparks catch fire for the wedding party, too. While Michael is trying to forget, Tris discovers her heart has grown up, too. She's sure she's found the best man for her . . . if only she can convince him that friends make the best lovers.

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Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 - A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 - A Stranger to Love
Book 3 - The Rancher Meets His Match.

For his teenage son, Wyoming rancher Dax will do anything - even become a role model in the dating department. Enter the perfect stranger: an Easterner, visiting for just two weeks. But soon Hannah, no longer a stranger, becomes the greatest danger of all to a stubbornly solitary heart.

Finalist for Georgia Romance Writers' Maggie Award
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If you like strong women and the men who love them, read THE RANCHER MEETS HIS MATCH to wrap up the Bardville, Wyoming trilogy

Bardville, Wyoming Trilogy:
Book 1 -  A Stranger in the Family
Book 2 -  A Stranger to Love
Book 3 -  The Rancher Meets His Match.

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More unbelievable tales from behind the camera lens, as Lucinda and her ‘rainbow crew’ travel across South Africa. They meet Mandela, endure a terrifying helicopter ride and empathize with the forlorn Bushmen. There are riots, an abandoned patient, a ram with an identity crisis and a house that disappears. Their stories are both hilarious and heartbreaking, revealing the truth about what goes on behind the scenes in the media. This book proves that propaganda is alive and well on television screens across the world.

(5.0)

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You are cordially invited to join the wedding celebration as college friends embark on the greatest education of all - falling in love, finding the perfect bride, and becoming the happiest grooms around.

The Wedding Series
Book 1 - Prelude to a Wedding
Book 2 - Wedding Party
Book 3 - Grady's Wedding
Book 4 - The Runaway Bride
Book 5 - The Christmas Princess
Book 6 - The Surprise Princess
Book 7 - The Forgotten Prince

Grady Roberts' best friends have found loves to last a lifetime and watched their brides come down the aisle to take their vows. Now he wonders when -- if -- it will be his turn. He has it all – good looks, intelligence, fortune, and success. Everything except the close family he's longed for since a lonely childhood.

Leslie Craig is human – she feel Grady's attraction . . . and his loneliness. She's developed a knack for helping people with problems and sorrows without ever revealing her own. But Grady, with an unnerving perception, doesn’t fall for that. How long can a woman hold out with a man like Grady pursuing her?

But when Grady discovers the secret of Leslie's private tragedy, he has to confront the reality that this time he might not be able to have it all.

(4.8)

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This is the book that proves that Birmingham is not just the crucible of the Industrial Revolution, but the cradle of civilisation. From the team behind hit Birmingham miscellany, Paradise Circus, comes the definitive guide to the 101 things that made the world what it is today - and all of them were made in Birmingham. Read how Birmingham gave the world the wonders of tennis, nuclear war, the Beatles, 'that smell of eggs' and many more… 97 more. “101 Things Birmingham Gave The World, is not a Birmingham of the memory. It is a living breathing thing, wrestling with the city’s contradictions, press-ganging the typically arch and understated humour of the Brummie, and an army of little-known facts, both trivial and monumental, into reshaping its confusing reputation.” Stewart Lee

(4.4)

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Is Tokyo unknowable? Mysterious? Confusing? Not in these essays! The biggest city in the world just became clearer!Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko unlocks the doors to Tokyo life. These 48 essays reveal what’s hidden behind the gleaming exteriors and unconcerned faces in the largest, most crowded city in the world.

How to sweat politely, survive noise trucks and glance sideways are some of the many skills needed to live in Tokyo, but these tricks of daily life also contain deep meanings. Pronko’s essays muse over the minutest of details, everything from window flowers to moments of eye contact to the gestures needed to navigate crowded spaces. If you’re traveling to Tokyo, living there or just thinking of going, these essays point you toward the rich byways and fascinating undercurrents of Tokyo life.

Essay Topics Include: Compact Life,Tokyo Exhaustion,The Lunch Ritual, Mothers and Daughters, Tokyo Doubled, As in his first collection of essays, Beauty and Chaos, Pronko examines Tokyo as a city, a culture and an overpowering experience. Tokyo’s Mystery Deepens explores the enigmatic sides of Tokyo with humor, delicacy and a large dose of healthy confusion.

Pronko writes about Japanese culture, art, jazz, society, architecture and politics for Newsweek Japan, The Japan Times, Artscape Japan, as well as other venues. He has appeared on NHK and Nippon Television and runs his own website, Jazz in Japan (www.jazzinjapan.com). He teaches American Literature and Culture at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo and after class wanders Tokyo contemplating its intensity.

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To Wyoming ranch foreman Tucker Gates, the only good owner for the Double Bar X was an absentee one. That's how it had been for ten years. And then came divorcee Jenny Peters. Bringing her two whining, spoiled kids and her city-bred fairy-tale views of life – and love – in the West. None of them belonged on a working ranch. Or in his life.

Jenny wasn't going to let Tucker scare her away from the new life she wanted to build for herself and her kids. No matter that he could be as hard as the mountains around them. No matter that she found totally unexpected comfort from his rough strength.

But what next? Because Tucker Gates was a lot of things, but he was absolutely clear that he was not a family man.

Prequel to The Forgotten Prince, Book 7 of The Wedding Series

(4.8)

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Travel around the world with this fascinating compilation

NEWLY RELEASED 2017 EDITION

50 stories take you on journeys through Australia, Borneo, Brazil, Chile, England, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Hawaii, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Nepal, Peru, Scotland, Siberia, South Africa, Spain, Sumatra, Tasmania, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and USA.

50 highlights engage you in more amazing experiences from around the globe.

Travel through time, sail across oceans, fly through the skies and navigate land by public transport, car and foot.

This is an absorbing book that will live on in your memory.


Contributing authors and writers:

Ann Patras - Beth Haslam - Bob Manning - Charlotte Smith - Cinda Brooks - Doug E. Jones - Elizabeth Moore - Fran Macilvey - Francene Stanley - Frank Kusy - Gareth Nixon - Graham Higson - Heather Hackett - Helen Chambers - Jackie Parry - Jacky Donovan - Jean Gill - Jeremy Parris - Jill Dobbe - Jill Stoking - John Rayburn - Judian TJ Cooney - Judy Testard Bauer - Julie Haigh - Kelly Reising - Lin Middleton - Lisa Fleetwood - Lucinda E. Clarke - Maretha Botha - Mark Boyter - Matthew Dexter - Mike Cavanagh - Nancy McBride - Phil Canning - Philippa Hawley - Richard Klein - Robert Fear - Robyn Boswell - Sandra Staas - Sarah Jane Butfield - Shirley Ledlie - Stewart Brennan - Susan Brown - Susan Joyce - Syd Blackwell - Tony James Slater - Val Vassay

(4.3)

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A Place Called Home Trilogy
   Lost and Found Groom
   At the Heart's Command
   Hidden in a Heartbeat

Rebecca Dahlgren comes west to Wyoming hoping for answers to her unknown heritage. But from the first moment, she finds Far Hills Ranch foreman Luke Chandler hard to miss. The sexy cowboy with the sleepy eyes that aren't interested in sleeping means just the sort of trouble her patrician grandmother has always warned her about.

Luke has his own reasons for wanting to steer clear of anything like commitment. But the secrets behind Rebecca's dark eyes keep luring him on ... even if it means baring his own heart.

(4.7)

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A ten day cruise aboard Cunard’s Queen Victoria.
Docking at La Coruña, Cádiz, Malaga, Tangier and Lisbon.

Editorial Reviews

"Author, Gary cements growing reputation." ( Salina Patel, Hounslow Cronicle)

"Enjoyable and descriptive...very interesting." (J.Collins)

"A rollicking good read." (Amazon Customer)

AN EXTRACT FROM THROUGH THE PORTHOLE:

I want to go back to a time when travelling itself was the main focus. I don't need to get anywhere too fast. I point a finger of blame at the budget airlines. Flight should have remained a luxury - something special that you could look forward to and appreciate. Flying, in my opinion, has become the lowest form of travel. Getting a budget flight feels to me like getting a bus from a provisional town after the pubs and only club have all kicked out. It's either going to be a loud but good-humoured case of singing and banter on the way home, or it's all going to kick off after a drunken remark. "You looking at my bird, mate?"

When we took a coach to Lake Como, I enjoyed looking out the window along the way, seeing villages and sights that you miss when you fly. From the hotel base we visited Milan and St. Moritz. We went across to St. Moritz on the Bernina Express railway. The memories I have of the snowcapped mountains and deep valleys is something I will never forget. I enjoyed going to Milan, as it has always been a city I have wanted to visit. But sitting on a coach for twenty-four hours to get to Lake Como was draining. I couldn't stretch my legs, and the drivers asked that we all refrain from defecating in the coach toilet, or, as he put it, "What goes in there, stays in there until we get back to England." Once we got to Lake Como and based in the hotel, it was great. But the thought of returning home on a coach for twenty-four hours when the holiday was over was a very sobering thought. It was impossible for me to sleep. How others managed it, I'll never know. So Marina, opting for the third mode of travel (sea), has booked us on Cunard's Queen Victoria...

(4.5)

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A Princess for a few weeks …

The coming Christmas season isn’t looking great for April Gareaux. Her job is uninspiring, her engagement is off, and she has nowhere to live. Certainly her family would take her in, especially Leslie and Grady Roberts and their circle of friends who have become her extended family. But it’s time she stops relying on them.

Then comes an extraordinary offer – spend the holidays in Washington, D.C., with King Jozef of Bariavak as his possible long-lost granddaughter. Even more extraordinary is the man behind the offer and the one who will be beside her through the coming weeks, Hunter Pierce.

This is the last assignment Hunter would pick. Determination and grit have moved him beyond his past in Bariavak. Yet, here it is standing in front of him again, refusing to be ignored. … Just like his reactions to April. How can he fight what he’s feeling when they’re together all the time.

King Jozef has known tragedy in his life. Now, comes this lovely young woman bringing joy to his holidays. How can he resist dabbling in some royal matchmaking. Wouldn’t it be delightful if he could give April a Christmas gift she will never forget …

… Her Prince for a Lifetime

THE WEDDING SERIES
Prelude to a Wedding*
Wedding Party*
Grady's Wedding*
The Runaway Bride
The Christmas Princess
The Surprise Princess
The Forgotten Prince

*Get all three books at a discount in one volume in The Wedding Series boxed set.

(4.9)

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(Prequel to Jack's Heart, Book 5 of the Wyoming Wildflowers series)

When his Irish eyes are smiling, she's in danger of losing her head ... and her heart.

Eleanor Thatcher refuses to be charmed by the Irish balladeer she hires to strum up business for her Gloucester, Mass., beach restaurant. She's far too practical for a workplace romance ... or to fall for a fantasy-spinner like Aidan Padraic Cahill McCrea. Yes, she feels his spell, but bitter reality has taught Eleanor that dreamers drift on, leaving heartache.

Cahill finds the woman he wants to share his future with in strong-minded, too-serious-for-her-own-good Eleanor. But he must convince her of his staying power. And his time to make her his bride is running out

(4.3)

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He sees what she's long hidden ... especially from herself.

Meet Josh Kincannon, high school principal, single father of three, and thus, as he reminds himself ruefully, essentially celibate back into misty memory and forward into the foreseeable future.

After three months of trying to work with Vanessa Irish via phone and e-mails on a project to help tiny Drago, Illinois, Josh believes he has an accurate picture of Zeke-Tech's CFO:

Conscientious? Oh, yeah.
Intelligent? Absolutely.
Agreeable? Not so much.

Then he catches sight of her wild, vibrant robe and begins to wonder what other elements might form a portrait of Vanessa Irish. Every time she goes into her I'm-so-boring-I-disappear-against-white-walls act, he remembers that vibrant, wild fabric hanging on the corner of a door and he gets curious.

And the more curious he becomes, the more he discovers about her that has him feeling things a whole lot hotter than curiosity. Things that shake up life as single parent to his three kids, scrape against his career as high school principal and -- oh, yes -- definitely threaten his stretch of celibacy.

Numbers, that's where Vanessa is comfortable. Not all this interaction with people that she's been pitched into. Especially interacting with Josh Kincannon. Why does he insist on drawing her into his small town, his life, his children? And the biggest question -- what kind of man is this, who not only looks at her, but SEES her, when that's the last thing she wants?

... or is it?

(4.0)

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From the first moment Thea heard Liam’s sexy voice come over the radio, she began to fantasize about him being in her bed.

Unfortunately her reality is a cold, lonely bed and a controlling husband.

Thea has always dreamt of a fairy tale life. However, a selfless decision she made fifteen years ago has left her trapped in a loveless marriage.

When Malcolm Drake wants to play house with his latest mistress, he sends his wife, Thea, on a “Hall Pass”. Thea’s steamy fantasies might just become a reality after all.

Liam Pierce is a successful, young British singer who thinks his life is perfect...that is until he meets the beautiful, older Thea. Sensual sparks fly between them, causing Thea to feel alive again. The sexy, young man not only satisfies her physical desires, he stirs up her long buried dreams as well.

Just when Thea believes she can be free of Malcolm’s control, he commits a heinous act that will send her world crashing down.

Liam is a prince worthy of any fairy tale but can he help Thea fight her way out of the darkness?

(4.7)

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From the award-winning author of the Conor McBride Series, this heartwarming love story shines as bright as the Emerald Isle itself.

"A flawless gem of a story."

Change is coming quickly to a rugged island off the west coast of Ireland. It’s coming even faster to the two young people about to meet there.

With most of its population lost to emigration or the unforgiving sea, the Great Blasket’s aging inhabitants face a heartbreaking choice: remain and face the growing dangers of its fierce, unpredictable weather, or leave their homes for the safety of the mainland. While many are prepared to surrender what a century of Atlantic storms could not rip from their grasp, the only young woman left in the village has no intention of joining them.

Known as a lovable eccentric, Brigid O’Sullivan can’t bear the thought of leaving. The Blasket’s restless spirit matches her own, and its wild isolation suits her. She thinks nothing on the mainland could ever tempt her away – until the day she turns and meets the sunlit, blue-eyed gaze of Tom McBride.

Like many others in the coastal towns along the Dingle Peninsula, Tom views the island as a desolate outpost, a place of endless misfortune. He has no desire to go there, but when a visitor on official business begs a ride, he reluctantly agrees. As he steers his uncle’s fishing boat across the Blasket Sound, Tom prepares himself to encounter a remnant of withered, superstitious people, never suspecting that one of them—dark-eyed and raven-haired—will be the most beautiful woman he’s ever seen.

It’s 1952, and in the emotional last days of a proud island community, two very different people are about to fall very much in love. But love is never easy, and sometimes it isn’t enough.

For those who enjoy Irish history and Irish fiction, romance, modern fairy tales, and a good old-fashioned love story.

(5.0)

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Top #10 Amazon Bestseller In Books>Spain>Basque

"Author, Gary cements growing reputation...A collection of short stories that give a humorous account of life in a new country." (Salina Patel, The Hounslow Chronicle)

"I liked the fact that some of the short stories in this collection were connected and followed on from each other, but at the same time they are stand alone. Great for people like me who are slow readers, I can read a whole story on the train to work and not have to wait all day for the ending." (Carol Wiggins)"

I really enjoyed reading these short stories, they are easy to read. I would have liked it if there were more stories!" (Maria, Goodreads)

In this short story collection, Gary Troia shares his adventures and memoirs from his travels in Spain. A Total of 9 Stories Including:

How Not To Travel To The Alhambra, hung-over, the wrong fuel, the car breaks down. Will they ever make it to Granada?
Poking A Carob Tree, a new home and new neighbours, just in time for Christmas.
The Road To Ronda, a terrifying drive to Ronda, was it worth it?
Gaudi, a flight to Barcelona for a kebab and a look at the Sagrada Familia.
Spain Reborn, no more commuting to London. Lets celebrate!

(3.9)

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Reviewed By Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite - 5 stars!
“...In true Deb McEwan style, there is a lot of dark humor in the novel and you will enjoy this book just as much as the others. These characters have developed beautifully and, as always, the dialogues reveal so much about the new characters. Book Three in the series lives up to the bar set by the previous two wonderful novels. It was amazing.”

Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers’ Favorite - 5 stars!
“…McEwan’s characters have depth and the conflicts they encounter are authentic and real. There are intriguing shades of gray in the world she’s created.
This is a seriously good book that covers important issues. Friends & Revenge gets the reader involved in the lives of these unlikely soldiers, making it a book you just won’t want to put down.
Unlikely Soldiers, Book 3: Friends & Revenge is most highly recommended.”

ARMY LIFE BACK IN THE DAY
Imprisoned for the attempted murder of Mouse, KC has to watch his back until a gangland leader takes him under his wing and employs him when he is eventually released.

Serving in West Germany and desperate to be reunited with her husband, Mouse has to deal with an eccentric general, a power-crazed RSM and a junior rank with criminal intentions.

In England Guy is blissfully unaware that his latest investigation will bring him closer to the man who tried to kill his wife, resulting in catastrophe and loss of life.

Elaine is devastated at the consequences when the chain of command discovers her illicit relationship with Jill and is forced to leave her job in Northern Ireland.

Will love and truth conquer all or will the evil actions of a twisted and callous mind triumph?

You’ll laugh and cry at Unlikely Soldiers (Friends and Revenge). A tragic and sometimes humorous tale of Army culture, love, hate, passion and revenge.

(5.0)

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The award-winning creator and screenwriter of ground-breaking BBC television show, Spirit Warriors starring Jessica Henwick (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Games of Thrones) brings you an action packed thrill-ride in her debut novel which will engage and excite fans of Maximum Ride, Dean Koontz's Watchers and The Last of Us.

It's so easy to take things for granted. Take, for example, trees.

Oaks provide shade and plenty of foliage to protect against sudden showers and prying eyes, but there was also the added bonus of load-bearing lower branches that someone nimble could scramble onto should trouble come calling... and you should know, trouble had me on speed-dial.

Living on the streets wasn't a walk in the park, but it was still preferable to what I had to deal with at home, and after some eight months of being on my own, I'd gotten my routine down to a fine art - a morning dumpster dive followed by a dip in the Central Park pond - when one day I stumbled upon this mangy dog being attacked. It wasn't a big deal to help him, but then he ended up saving my life which is when I realized there was something special about him: Muttface wasn't a normal dog - he was crazy intelligent. I'm talking Mensa levels. And he wasn’t an accident either, having recently escaped from a mysterious lab.

We were just getting to know each other when things took a bloody turn. The vet, Sully, a troubled guy who had recently lost his wife to cancer, did what he could and I guess that would've been the end of our story if we hadn't been attacked by a gang of mercenaries who destroyed Sully's clinic and seemed intent on doing the same to us.

So now here we were, the three of us. On the run across the country against a seemingly all-powerful enemy. Who were they and what did they want with us?

Through the danger, terror, and pain, one thing was becoming clear to me: I had finally found the family I had always wanted and I would do anything to keep them safe - even if it meant risking my own life.


WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"The story masterfully combined various threads and powered along through to an explosive finale. This is sure to be a classic once more people hear of it. Amazed this is the author's first book." - Amazon Customer.

"I was loving it so much... Before I was even half way through this book I went back to this site to see if it listed a sequel... can hardly wait!" - Sheila LS, Amazon Reviewer

"It is a fast-paced and action-packed book with three very different but very sympathetic main characters who will in turn make you laugh, cry and really, really want a dog!" - AlbaR, Amazon Reviewer

"Bandit, Chase and Sully keep this amazing story moving at a fast and furious pace. Do yourself a favor and grab a copy of this hard to put down book." - JMP, Amazon Reviewer.

"Jo Ho’s screenwriting background is clearly evident in the pacing, which takes all of the time necessary to tell the story and describe the setting and characters but wastes no words doing so... I highly recommend it to anybody who’s a fan of YA or even just a fan of reading in general." - Amazon Customer.

(4.8)

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Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.

Based on Pronko's 18 years living, teaching and writing in Tokyo, these essays on how Tokyoites work, dress, commute, eat and sleep are steeped in insights into the city's odd structures, intricate pleasures and engaging undertow.

Included are essays on living to size and loving the crowd, on Tokyo's dizzying uncertainties and daily satisfactions, and on the 2011 earthquake. As in his first two books, this collection captures the ceaseless flow and passing flashes of life in biggest city in the world with gentle humor and rich detail.
 
Awards for Motions and Moments
Gold Award Readers' Favorite Non-Fiction Cultural (September 2016)
Gold Award Global E-Book Awards Travel Writing (August 2016)
Gold Award Non-Fiction Author's Association (2016)
Gold Honoree Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards Independent Book Publishers Association (May 2016)
Winner Best Indie Book Award Non-Fiction (November 2016)
Silver Medal 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Best Adult Non-fiction Personal E-book (2016)
Indie Groundbreaking Book by Independent Publisher Book Review (April 2016)
Finalist National Indie Excellence Awards (2016)
Finalist Foreword's Indiefab Book of the Year Awards (2016)
Finalist Travel: Guides & Essays 2016 International Book Awards (May 2016)
Finalist Travel Independent Author Network (2016)
Semi-Finalist Kindle Book Review Awards (2016)
 
"This book sparkles and succeeds as a love letter of sorts to Tokyo. The author's writing is a joy to read, with wonderful phrasing and vivid descriptions. As someone who appreciates good writing, I loved this book." OnlineBookClub
 
"This is a memoir to be savored like a fine red wine, crafted with supreme care by a man who clearly has fallen in love with his adopted city, making us want to visit and absorb the rich megalopolis of Tokyo for ourselves." Publishers Daily Reviews 
 
"Each essay is like a self-contained explanation of one facet of life in the context of a grander conversation, and each one is a complete work in its own right...almost like a fictional novel of short stories and vignettes rather than a collection of essays." Reader's Favorite
 
"More so than almost any other treatment, it captures the nuances Westerners find puzzling about Japan and translates them into digestible, vivid insights no visitor should be without." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
 
"Pronko's style of writing is charmingly conversational and hard not to find yourself drawn into. Pronko is an insightful author capable of seeing a deeper beauty in everything he writes, and this collection is something to behold." Self-Publishing Review, 5 Stars
 
"Motions and Moments is a terrific series of essays that captures the essence and allure of Tokyo with a lot of heart infused in the work." Feathered Quill Book Reviews

(4.7)

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Tokyo--City of Contradictions? Yes and no! The largest city in the world teems with chaotic energy and serene, human-scale beautyWant to know the real city? Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko opens up Tokyo life and reveals what’s beneath the gleaming, puzzling exterior of the biggest city in the world.

Whether contemplating Tokyo’s odd-shaped bonsai houses, endless walls of bottles, pachinko parlors, chopstick ballet or the perilous habit of running for trains, the 45 essays in Beauty and Chaos explore Tokyo from inside to reveal the city’s deeper meanings and daily pleasures. In turns comic, philosophic, descriptive and exasperated, Pronko’s essays have been popular with Japanese readers for more than a decade.

Essay Topics Include: Waiting to Blossom Cherry Tree MapsThe Shout of English T-Shirts Hanging MenusInside the Smallest PlacesStanding LibrariesIf you’re traveling to Tokyo, these essays enlarge the significance and illuminate the contradictions of this fast-paced megalopolis. Part travelogue, part comparative culture, and all creative essay, Beauty and Chaos taps the mysteries of Tokyo and lets the meanings flow.

Pronko writes about Japanese culture, art, jazz, society, architecture and politics for Newsweek Japan, The Japan Times, Artscape Japan, as well as other venues. He has appeared on NHK and Nippon Television and runs his own website, Jazz in Japan (www.jazzinjapan.com). He teaches American Literature and Culture at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo and after class wanders Tokyo contemplating its intensity.

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Gary Troia is a writer, he has also been a bricklayer, a teacher, a philosophy student and a sufferer of several disorders, including: manic depression, alcoholism, fear of flying and a dislike of most people.

After Gary announces that he will no longer fly, his wife, Poppo books a coach holiday to Lake Como. One week later, with the newly acquired kittens dropped off at the cattery, Gary and Poppo embark on a twenty-four hour coach journey to Italy.

Gary always believed the restless, relentless, impossible-to-satisfy voice in his head was one of his greatest assets. It spurred him on. For a while, his strategy worked. But soon the energy of raw emotion would dissipate, and he would be back where he started. What happened next was completely unforeseen. Through a bizarre series of events - involving gangsters, the ICF, deportation from the States, Christian cults and the AA - Gary stumbled upon something that helped him tame the voice in his head: inspirational books. He spent years reading them before having a quiet revolution. Gary’s life was not transformed into a thing of beauty, but he did gain a passion for daily reflection and meditation. While the book itself is a narrative account of a journey to Lake Como, The coach to Como is ultimately the story of survival, recovery and evolution. The book is well crafted, with various threads being skilfully interwoven to give a colourful but incredibly honest account of the journey Gary has undertaken since he came to terms with his ego, his internal struggles with life, loneliness, rebelliousness and self-destructive behaviour.

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Gloria has a penchant for languages, as a result when she returned to her parents’ home she continued her studies and became almost fluent in both German and French. This made her a suitable candidate to join the Special Operations Executive [S.O.E.]

Only 39 women were recruited to this section that became known as Churchill’s Secret Army during W.W.2.Many more men were enlisted as agents, some from less than salubrious backgrounds.

After the gruelling training Gloria is parachuted into occupied France, where she meets up with her fellow agents from the French Résistance.

Following a number of successful missions, she has the misfortune of being captured and after days of interrogation and torture is sent to Dachau Concentration camp. Here she endures the horror of Nazi German during WW2.

Gloria, malnourished and sick manages to escape when on a march to another camp as the war is coming to an end.

This is when her courage and tenacity again show through as she makes her way on foot, encountering great hardship as she endeavours to make her way back into France in an attempt to meet up once again with her comrades.

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Stacy can’t believe her luck when her best friend Emily invites her on a holiday to Switzerland.
She arrives at the Lakeside Hotel with high hopes, but the problems begin straightaway. Emily’s recent injury doesn’t let her do much, and something is wrong at the hotel. Where are all the guests? Why is the owner’s son so bad-tempered? And then there’s the odd behaviour of Stacy’s fiancé, back home. It’s hard to enjoy the scenery with all this going on…
By the last day of the holiday, Stacy knows her life will never be the same again – but the end of the week is just the beginning of the Lakeside adventure.

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Walk tells the story of a nightmarish scramble along the wild coastline of South Africa by the survivors of the wreck of the Grosvenor on 5 August 1782. Having decided to walk to the Cape of Good Hope, beginning at Lambasi in northern Pondoland, the few survivors ended up in the dune deserts not far from what we now know as
Port Elizabeth.

Walk takes the reader, step by step, day by day, on young William Hubberly’s horrific trek. While indisputably fiction, Walk sails a good deal closer to the historical truth than most nonfiction you will read and is a haunting parable on the meeting of Europe and Africa.

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Frederick's happy, untroubled little world is thrown into turmoil when he is seduced by Imelda, and destroyed utterly by her murder of his baby son. Consumed with blind grief and guilt he joins an army about to become enmeshed in the most horrendous war the world has ever known. His bad dream becomes a far worse reality as battle follows bloody battle, and yet, throughout it all, an unlikely love survives.

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A lovely Rhyming Beginner Reader about Planes. Suitable for Children from Babies to 6 Years. This is the 5th book in the " I Love" series. I hope you enjoy it!

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My recent attempt at restoring the damaged face of the Sphinx is substantially successful. My name is Allen Pollens and I am an author of a number of books, including one that is set mostly in Egypt. It is titled “PHARAOH - The Awakening.”

It’s a fascinating story and along the way, nearly four years ago, I produced a restoration of the face of the Sphinx. I offered a full- color rendition to interested individuals if they would follow the directions at my blog. I am still receiving visitors to my blog who are seeking that image. Recently I decided to attempt a new and improved restoration. The process was fascinating and the result is excellent. It’s all documented in the appendix I added to the Kindle and print versions of “Pharaoh.” Both are available at Amazon.com. Follow this link:

http://tinyurl.com/hp7su66

The current price for the print version is $15.99. I’m sorry to say that all of the nine appendix restoration and other images are in black and white to avoid an extreme price increase for color. However, the Kindle version is a BARGAIN! The eight appendix images, including the restoration, are in full color. Further, virtually all Kindle original 85 Egypt images (98%) are now in color. So, the added restoration appendix plus virtually all images in color... ONLY $5.99 - DEAL OF THE YEAR!

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