One for the short story enthusiast, ‘Short Stories Volume Two’ will fill that coffee break or evening by the fire with another insight into Neal James’ varied writing styles. There’s romance, crime, horror, science fiction, and just a hint of the paranormal among the twenty-six tales which he has spun for you.
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. Fredericus Petersen wrote a compelling autobiography which for many years has been largely ignored until now.
Murder and mystery: two young men whose paths were doomed to cross even before they were born. Billy Turpin grows up to become a successful businessman, with charismatic charm. James Parker becomes a doctor, often suffering fits of depression and who suspects that his generous benefactor: Billy Turpin, is also a psychopathic killer.
A short essay/story anthology with 59 individual vignettes about the oddities of everyday life. This book has both nonsensical and serious pieces included.
This book is for those who have questions and need answers, it was initiated because of a question; “Does God desire perfect health for all? If He does, why are some healed and others not healed?” The subject of these pages will always be poignantly up-to-date because sickness is a fact of life, and God’s word is where our faith must be anchored.
An autobiographical interlude in the author’s seagoing life after retiring as a captain of super tankers. A forty foot boat was built by the author and sailed for some years around the British Columbia waterway then as a further adventure an attempt was made to make a world circumnavigation. Many trials and troubles end this adventure in a storm.
The Hon. Mr and Mrs Bede Lambton, of Abberton Hall in Worcestershire, persuade their nephew Gregory to enter a competition run by the Syrian Ministry of Tourism. Gregory, a student in the archaeology department of Bristol University, produces a paper called ‘The Syrian Sapphire’. Subsequently Gregory’s housemate Sheena Morrison is murdered.
This book is for all carers, inside the family, outside it, paid, or not.
Caring for our relatives and friends when they are in need is a challenge that the vast majority of us will rise to at some point in our lives (Department of Health 2008).
Carers literally blossom when they are offered non-jargonistic, practical training and support.
The Alkan Murder is a crime novel in the best British traditions of the genre, with red herrings and stimulating asides galore. The story is set in the present in a North Yorkshire hamlet. It allows the alert reader to identify the murderer in a helter-skelter of an investigation conducted by a seasoned but baffled detective team.