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  • The White Venus: World War Two Historical Fiction

    by Rupert Colley
    When the ties of loyalty are severed, whom do you trust? World War Two. It is June 1940. France has surrendered and the Nazi German occupation begins. A small village in northern France awaits the arrival of a garrison of conquering Germans. To their dismay, 16-year-old Pierre and his parents, Georges and Sandrine, are forced to accommodate a German major, Major Hurtzberger. He is the enemy within their midst; the invader of their country, and, more pertinently, the unwanted lodger wi... more
  • The Unforgiving Sea (The Searight Saga Book 2)

    by Rupert Colley
    Ten men adrift on a lifeboat. Only one will live to tell the tale. The sequel to This Time Tomorrow. June 1944, World War Two: a convoy ship is torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat. Most on board are killed but ten sailors manage to clamber aboard a lifeboat. Robert Searight emerges as the sole survivor. Traumatized by the experience, he returns to his English village to recuperate. His only task is to return a dead friend’s wedding ring to Joanna, the man’s widow. But Joanna is... more
  • This Time Tomorrow: World War One Historical Fiction (The Searight Saga Book 1)

    by Rupert Colley
    Two brothers. One woman. A nation at war. A compelling story of war, brotherly love, romance and betrayal during World War One. Vast in scope and intimate in the portrayal of three lives swept along by circumstances, 'This Time Tomorrow' moves from the drawing rooms of Edwardian London to the trenches of the Western Front and to the uncertainty of post-war Britain. 1915. When Guy Searight volunteers to fight with the British army in the early days of World War One, he leaves behind hi... more
  • The Woman on the Train: 20th Century Historical Fiction

    by Rupert Colley
    Someone saves your life. How far will you go to repay the debt? A historical fiction novella. World War Two, summer, 1942, Nazi-occupied France. A nervous young man sits on a train; his simple mission – to deliver a message on behalf of the resistance. The Germans ask for his papers and his nerves give way. An older woman, sitting opposite, intervenes and rescues him from the clutches of the Gestapo. Paris, 1968. The young man is now the most successful music conductor in France; a hous... more
  • The Sixth Man

    by Rupert Colley
    What's the Worst Thing You Have Ever Done? Would you ADMIT it if your life depended on it? 1943 Nazi-occupied France. Six Frenchmen are in a Nazi prison: a doctor, a postman, a policeman, a soldier, a teacher and a priest. After six months of prison, they are a desperate looking set of men. But, despite their circumstances, they are happy – for tonight is their last night of incarceration. Tomorrow, they will be free men. But then – there’s a change of plan. The French resistance ha... more
  • Angelina's Secret

    by Diane Merrill Wigginton
    Angelina Stewart is a beautiful, bold, independent woman hiding a terrible secret. After returning home from a sea voyage, she is touted as a hero for saving her family’s ship and crew from a band of ruthless pirates, but Angelina feels like such a fraud. At the same time her psychic abilities are becoming more pronounced as she attempts to unravel the mystery of London’s gruesome murders before she becomes the killers next victim. Captain Jude Deveraux is leading a double life as well. He and... more
  • TRIO; a Novel Biography of the Schumanns and Brahms

    by Boman Desai
    The trio comprises three musical geniuses: Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms. Clara married Robert with whom she fell in love when she was just sixteen, though it meant challenging the iron will of her father who wished her to marry an earl or a count, certainly not an impoverished composer. The Schumanns had eight children and Robert's greatness as a composer was never in doubt, but he was also mentally ill, attempted suicide, and finally incarcerated himself in an asylum where he d... more
  • The Memory of Loss

    by Dana K. Haffar
    Reeling from a devastating loss she believes she has caused, nineteen-year-old Nadine Hall has lived an illusion rather than face an unbearable reality. When she’s given the chance to make a fresh start, she lands a job as a carer for an archaeologist in Mougins, near Cannes, the perfect location for the movie buff that she is. She settles happily with her charge, Lilly Somerville, Lilly’s sister Viv who suffers from dementia, and Agnes, the housekeeper. But Nadine’s blissful existence is shatte... more
  • Kitty Kat Kitty Goes to the Circus

    by Jay Reeves
    Unless Kitty Kat Kitty steps in to help, they will be forced to cancel the tightrope act, and Diamond and her mistress will lose their jobs as the stars of the circus. Diamond is to watch over her kittens along with Mr. Squeaks, while a reluctant Kitty Kat Kitty performs in her place, but Mr. Squeaks goes on a fried food feeding frenzy that leads to disaster, and he nearly destroys the circus over a cheeseburger.
  • The Journal of Francis Darling

    by K. D. Bradshaw
    With his heart and soul in turmoil, Frank Darling returns to Nicaragua seven years after serving as a U.S. military advisor during the Contrarrevolucion in 1985, seeking penitence for his role in several sanctioned killings, unaware that he himself is the target of a murder plot by his former handler. A living example of traditional Appalachian culture, his blood-guilt cannot be assuaged by religion, counselors, or family. With a sense of atonement finally within reach, the confrontation pitting... more
  • Life Indigo, Book One: Kasper Mützenmacher's Cursed Hat

    by Keith R Fentonmiller
    Kasper Mützenmacher keeps a divine "wishing hat" locked in the wall safe of his Berlin hat shop. The Mützenmacher family has been cursed to sell hats ever since their Greek ancestor stole Hermes' teleportation hat in the fourth century. Kasper, however, doesn't mind making hats, and he loves Berlin's whiskey-fueled cabaret scene even more. But his carefree life of jazz and booze comes to a screeching halt when he must use the wishing hat to rescue his flapper girlfriend from the shadowy Klau... more
  • Who's Your Daddy?

    by Craig Seymour
    Providence-based photographer Michael Allen, a gay man on the cusp of 40, thinks he's found love with a 19-year-old, mohawk-sporting artist named Ziggy, only to discover that the two may already share a bond that neither can imagine. This plays out as Michael's best friends-Sidney, a 50-ish art dealer and Bruce, a cop in his 30s-deal with their own sexual trysts and romantic travails with dramatically younger guys. The result is a novel that explores the fragile yet enduring ties of sex, love, a... more
  • Second-Class Sailors

    by LANCE GARLAND

    After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Cash joins the Navy to become a US Navy SEAL. During training he meets Danny Stone, and they embark on an epic odyssey across the globe. In Thailand, Danny is raped by a fellow shipmate, and makes Cash swear to never tell anyone. Torn between loyalty to Danny and a blind quest for justice, Cash ultimately testifies and becomes the key witness in the criminal trial of the accused. During the journey to the Court Martial, Cash and Danny's sexualities bec... more

  • STUCK

    by Steven L. Hawk
    Ben Watkins has a gift. His dreams drop him into other people's bodies… for five minutes. When Ben is dropped into Billy Shoe, drummer for the world's most popular rock band, all bets are suddenly off. The needle in his arm, the tattoos on his hands, and the loud pounding on the other side of the stall door are just the beginning. He wakes up after a drug-induced slumber, sick and in dire need of another fix. The five-minute rule has been kicked to the curb. Somehow he's gotten. . . STUCK.
  • Missing Tyler

    by Tamara Palmer
    Summer break has just begun and Kit Carlin is on her way to a funeral: to bury her twin brother. Kit has to find a way to put the broken puzzle of her life back together following Tyler’s death. She navigates through grief and family trauma by finding support in unexpected places and a growing understanding of what comes after life. There are laughter and tears, summer beach time on the Jersey shore, and the complicated “rollercoaster” of young love, jealousy, and sex. The joys and pains of Kit’... more
  • Thirty Days Has September: First Ten Days

    by Chuck Bartok
    This novel is set in the very center of the time of most difficult combat experienced by a United States Marine Corps rifle company. A second lieutenant, only days from training back in the states is ordered, under fire, to assume command of a company of cast off Marines, all out in the brutal bloody jungle because of the either the worst of luck or the most minor of offenses or infringement. The outnumbered and little supported company is at constant war with vicious units of the North Vietna... more

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