General Fiction Books
Investigating Cromwell by Harold G. Birkenhead - See full details or view at your local Amazon website.
England’s history has been kind to Oliver Cromwell, biographers and historians have shared similar information and presented it without much adjustment. Now we have “Investigating Cromwell” a factually based and fast-paced novel set in 17th Century England, which aims to contradict and dispel many previously held beliefs.
Mungo loves music and singing in a choir. He works in the theatre and becomes an accomplished actor. But his sexuality remains confused, even the prospect of marriage and parenthood offers him no solace. Will he find himself or is he destined to live a life of lies?
White Nights on the Neva by Frederick E Bryson - See full details or view at your local Amazon website.
I was having lunch in a sidewalk cafe in Pittsburgh, PA, when a young, blond waitress approached to take my order. She spoke with a heavy Eastern European accent, so I inquired as to where her home was. Siberia, was her answer. Having been drawn to the story of Alexander Pushkin for a number of years, I asked if she knew Pushkin. "Of course I know Pushkin!" she said with emphasis that hinted of obsession. White Nights on the Neva is the recreation of the life of a man who was supremely consumed by matters of the heart, his own.
What is a life well lived, do you know? Maybe Nevermore's is...
The story of Nevermore - is a life story but it is so much more, tales of daring do and deeds done, many illegal and some certainly immoral but somehow when looked at over-all, somehow right and justified...
Follow the fun adventures of 'Froggy' and his companion as they travel along the canals in England.
William Walters had an interest in animals since he was a young child, from his first experience at the age of five, saving a frog from drowning by giving it the kiss of life. After kissing the frog, he always had the nickname ‘Froggy’. Now a qualified vet he travels on a barge called Froggy Vet’s with his companion, a white cat with black patches called Jester.
Brothers in Arms’ is a short fictional tale, depicting the relationship of two highly competitive brothers. Their relationship throughout their early childhood and through the duration of their Basic Training in the Armed Forces is not an easy one. They devise a dangerous game of ‘Chicken’ when young, which has the potential to be far more dangerous as they grow older. Will a betrayal and a major argument between two brothers result in one game of Chicken too many?
Second and revised edition released Jun 2018.
The harsh Australian outback... where death is only a single mistake away... A dingo pup, only a few weeks old, is orphaned when his parents are shot and killed by a cattle farmer. Near to death from starvation, the pup is rescued by David Wiringales, an elderly Aborigine who lives a solitary life in the outback.
KIYOSHI AND THE GRUMPY GHOST by Nik Forster - See full details or view at your local Amazon website.
“Kiyoshi feigned concentration and waited for the right moment. The man turned away and Kiyoshi with one swift movement lunged at the umbrella, grabbed hold of the lower part, swung it in an arc and brought the handle down with all the force he could muster on the strangers head."
Kiyoshi and the Grumpy Ghost is a light-hearted tale about a lovesick Japanese school teacher haunted by the ghost of a 17th century British Naval Captain. The ancient mariner seeks his aid to find eternal rest.
The story of Pie Whackett. A pregnant domestic house cat is accidentally transported in the back of a removal truck to the rainforest of Queensland. If she and her kittens are to survive she must fight tooth and claw, rely on her instincts, kill or be killed; face snakes, goannas, eagles, dingoes, floods and the most dangerous of all, man.
This short story deals with the emotions that surround losing a loved one. Death leads to grief - trying to come to terms with loss - hoping to find eventual peace and acceptance. All the things that sadly are all too familiar to so many of us.
This story is of stewards and stewardship. No story ever just happens without the inspiration of endlessly interesting people, memorable places, and curious events filed away for future embellishment. To the thousands of dedicated employees of public parks whose stewardship dreams have been scarred by the establishment this one’s for you.
Bailey Johnson is a professional woman estranged from her father and her childhood who returns to the family ranch to attend her father’s funeral and sell the property. When she discovers the ranch is in dire financial trouble, she joins forces with the ranch foreman, a childhood friend, to attempt to save the ranch from not only the bank but from a large conglomerate that wishes to pave over the entire plateau.
Five Lives - One Day in Bahrain by Rohini Sunderam - See full details or view at your local Amazon website.
A lovely story that traces the lives of five very different people living in Bahrain, who normally would never meet. But on this day they do, and all their lives are changed forever. Heartbreaking! Heartwarming! Discover unsung heroes. Read an uplifting story that restores your faith in humanity.