This book examines Seth’s experiences and his decision making process through his encounters in marriage, his second divorce, middle-age dating, the cancer of his son, and the incredible political and economic mess the world is in and how our ‘mature’ politicians are addressing that mess. Full of insights on how to deal with the traumas of life.
The ghosts of The Assembly Room have been waiting for someone to unlock their secrets, and 14 year old Merryn Stearne has arrived. For Merryn the future should have been perfect–a new home in the idyllic Suffolk countryside and romance with the gorgeous boy next door. If only the past would stop interfering with the present.
The book is a light-hearted detective story set in an eighteenth-century Yorkshire village. The vicar finds himself at the centre of an intrigue which leaves him bewildered – and in danger! - and no one else seems able or willing to investigate it. His reaction to the explanation, when he blunders into it, is both effective and humane.
An enlightening book tracing the author’s career in the Humber fishing fleet between the wars and the profound changes in the fishing industry. Ernest worked from Kingston upon Hull in several vessels like the Thomas Hardy and the Cape Barfleur. Enduring the hardships of year-round deep sea fishing in the North Sea and off Iceland and Greenland.
There are various poems and themes in this collection. ‘Trophy Girl’ explores the superficiality of fashion. On the other hand ‘Reply from an Agony Aunt’ is a cry for help from a young woman with low self-esteem. It is back to childhood days in ‘Pinkeens’ and a beautiful description of the garden in ‘A Summer’s Day’ and so much more…
This supernatural thriller pivots on two powerful characters; Ben Blake, the gifted British Intelligence officer embarking on his first undercover assignment, and Jake Snell, the rugged Earl full of vices, the rogue who has to tease out that single thread of goodness inside his crumbling shell. He is Ben’s only lifeline in this treacherous game.
The true life story of the author’s two dachshunds and their travels in Africa and Europe. A light hearted book that any dog lover will emphasise with and a must for anyone who has ever owned a dachshund.
While renovating the derelict twelfth-century chapel attached to their new house in rural Worcestershire in 1972, Grace and Benjamin Hothersall uncover three skeletons, which have clearly been the victims of murder. Inspector Wickfield is called in to investigate.
From behind the headstones the laser beams from the machine guns settle on the target; coffin maker, Pat O’Donnell. He is unwillingly digging a grave for these thugs. A woman arrives in a jeep. Even in the half-light he can see she is beautiful, but what is she doing here? She is a stranger, yet, he feels drawn to her and her mysterious background.