The Eastern Front 1943. A massive Russian offensive has fragmented the German frontlines forcing them into a fighting retreat back to the Oder River to establish defensive bridgeheads in order to slow the Soviet masses. However elements of the 1st SS LAH Panzer division have held their positions and have withstood the brunt of the Soviet onslaught.
Religion thwarted romance for Victoria; now it threatens Lizzie. Thrown over by the man she loves, she escapes Ireland for Canada. But questions remain about her past. Only a trip back home can resolve them and permit Lizzie to discover the truth about who she is.
A heartbreaking portrayal of the consequences of our actions for future generations.
A boy is born into a 17th century town beset by war, his struggle to look after his family becomes inevitably perilous. The relative peace that followed offered little stability for those who would endeavour to better their life. But in these times, ambition embroiled the best of intentions into the scheming of others. His battle is our history.
Based upon the author’s experiences in Rhodesia, this is a pacy story set in Zimbabwe during the turbulent years that followed independence. The story highlights the dangers of police work in the explosive climate during the years of terror and is woven around human suffering and the horrors that confronted the peoples both black and white.
Withdrawn from the horrors of the Russian front, the 1st SS Panzer Division, are ordered to Belgium for a complete overhaul. They find themselves stationed in Italy to carry out the disarming of some Italian army units following the capitulation of Italy as allies to the Third Reich–a straightforward task that becomes an intense and bloody combat.
This is a fictionalised account of the last two weeks of Captain James Cook's life written in two parts: The events leading up to his murder by the Hawaiians are contained in Part One. The second part deals with attempts by his successor and friend to retrieve his remains for Christian burial. The book is based on authentic research and facts.
This historical tale begins in the year 1311 when twenty year old adventurer, Jeref Moor, from Constantinople lands in Aberdeen. He meets Robert Bruce but avoids a dangerous situation with the assistance of a mysterious beggar. Eventually he joins the English royal household in London where he becomes inadvertently embroiled in a switch of royal babies.
This account of George Vancouver’s life and survey teams takes much inspiration from his journals edited by Canadian scholar W. Kaye Lamb. The author has journeyed along much of the British Columbia coast which Vancouver surveyed, experiencing the daunting majesty of the intricate waterways and difficulties of their winding channels and dangers.
This story is based on the true story of a self-centred young man at odds with himself. It is the tale of how Jack handles work, romantic attachments and manages to wriggle out of the tightest of situations. Then suddenly opportunity knocks for him –he takes the plunge, but at the end he is in for a surprise as he is stopped in his tracks...