Following a near-fatal head injury, this is the real life account of Rob’s (Chris’ son) journey back from the brink of death. It describes the accident followed by life saving surgery and time spent in a coma. When Rob awoke he was totally paralysed and had to regain his mobility and speech. It’s a story of courage plus a remarkable will to live.
Married at 27 and widowed by the age of 33. My autobiography tells you of my life’s journey from a joy-filled childhood through to the darkness of widowhood and then to peace, acceptance and progress into middle age.
The book is a series of short chapters that tells the story of my life’s journey from birth to the age of 50. It takes you through the ups and downs of my joys, tragedies, endurance and victories.
Three women head from England to modern day India; each on a personal quest. Daphne revisits the Ajanta caves to re-find the artist in her that she had to abandon as a teenager. Stella wanders the sands of Goa with her estranged sister in the hope of reconciliation. And Ria is drawn to the snowy heights of the Himalayas to find a long lost twin.
Secret Service man Ryan Taylor can’t abide bullies. He doesn’t much care for blackmailers either. Or corrupt officials for that matter. So when he finds himself up to his neck in them, he has no choice but to revert to type. Unfortunately, in his line of work reverting to type can only mean one thing - people end up dying. And Taylor has a clear message for anyone brave enough to poke the hornets’ nest …
This is the fourth in a series of light-hearted detective stories in which the vicar of Sherburn is caught up in seedy circumstances not of his own making and obliged, given the inertia of the local police forces, to conduct murder investigations himself. However, the dead man doesn't stay dead for long because weeks later, he is seen alive.
When Lady Amelia Walden is murdered at Monk Fryston Hall Hotel in Yorkshire on the night of her eightieth birthday, the chief suspect is Robert Purbright, a bachelor in his fifties engaged at Farlington Hall, to catalogue her extensive collection of stamps. He is found not guilty but Lady Amelia’s son, Toby, vows to prove the verdict wrong.
This book is about the power of the words you speak and how you can harness that power to chart the course of your life to your destination. You will find out that the words you speak are powerful, consequential and therefore must be used deliberately. You will never view the words you speak the same way again after reading this book.
Tracy's father died from the tremendous stress of trying to keep his antique business afloat. She takes over his business and soon realised what her father had been up against. She formulates a plan for retribution. Her plan worked beyond all expectations. The money bug had now bitten, she wants more, but can she get away with it?
This is a true account of my experiences and adventures as a National Service man serving with the Royal Air Force in the mid 1950s. While National Service was discontinued in 1961, I am sure that there are still many survivors from the period that would have their memories stirred by the events I have described.