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Posted on 9 Feb 2013 02:58:43 GMT
Phil Reed says:
Try A mans life where black sheep go, Great sea story.

Posted on 9 Feb 2013 04:58:10 GMT
D.E. McCourt says:
"They Cage the Animals at Night" by Jennings Burch. Read the reviews on Amazon, but in my opinion this memoir will touch any heart that reads it. The author tells the story in an understated manner, but his timing and the essence of the story will provide a great deal of emotion to the reader. Excellent book.

Posted on 13 Feb 2013 06:44:20 GMT
Breakfast On The Patio Breakfast On The Patio
A move from the big city to rural countryside dream come true, but at what cost?

Posted on 13 Feb 2013 15:26:09 GMT
Last edited by the author on 13 Feb 2013 15:26:46 GMT
I Readalot says:
To save spammers from the arduous task of actually having to read previous posts here is some useful info from Tom C, posted a few weeks ago
'From the "Important Announcement From Amazon" topic.

"With the advent of the new community [Meet Our Authors], we will no longer allow self-promotional posts in other communities. Starting on December 15, 2011, all "shameless self-promotion" activity will be limited to the `Meet Our Authors' community."

Please stop spamming publicity for your book. It's both unwelcome and against Amazon rules.

Not expecting future offenders to take any notice though.

Posted on 18 Feb 2013 20:26:38 GMT
Hi Just only recently purchased a Kindle and have now read a couple of debut novels which have been fabulous... they weren't biographies which I usually like but fiction - nonetheless I thought they were worth mentioning if you are looking for something new. 'The Long Shadow' (Denise Marshall Author) is a crime/family drama type novel and is set in London over 30 odd years. It is quite violent and sweary but I have to say it had me on the edge of my seat and I loved the story and the two main characters (well one more than the other truthfully). Well worth a read IMO. 'The Guilty One' by Lisa Ballantyne is also excellent and one of those novels again that makes you think - I liked the complexity although wasn't quite as satisfied with the end of this one. Still it is overall really good and if you like a good drama I think you wont be disappointed.

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Feb 2013 23:33:44 GMT
Ttone rider says:
if you like nonstop action, try "Head Hunt" not pullitzer prize material, but very readable.

Posted on 19 Feb 2013 13:08:21 GMT
Harris LBB says:
Looking for story about kids in post war London - something with wit

Posted on 19 Feb 2013 13:30:52 GMT
BOOK LOVER says:
Just to let you know that if you want to read a biography that has just gone to #1 in TRUE CRIME in America, then WRONG PLACE WRONG TIME is that book........
Wrong Place Wrong Time

In reply to an earlier post on 19 Feb 2013 18:16:43 GMT
I Readalot says:
Take a look at an 'Important Announcement from Amazon', I think you will find it worthwhile and extremely informative re spam.

In reply to an earlier post on 19 Feb 2013 20:19:01 GMT
TomC says:
I read the preview. It's s.h.1.t.e.

Would you like it reviewed?

In reply to an earlier post on 20 Feb 2013 12:00:41 GMT
I Readalot says:
I would read that - your review that is.

In reply to an earlier post on 20 Feb 2013 14:03:14 GMT
EJ says:
The Dark Side, Real Life Accounts of an NHS Paramedic. It's a fantastic read!

Posted on 21 Feb 2013 06:19:46 GMT
Dawn Parish says:
Three Lives Lost, true crime novel depicting the brutal murder of a Newcastle woman and how her murder affected her young son by shaping the rest of his young life.

A 'must' for those who like true life stories

Posted on 21 Feb 2013 11:40:38 GMT
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Posted on 28 Feb 2013 09:07:23 GMT
Harris LBB says:
Post war London seen through the eyes of the children, funny and poignant The Battersea Gang

In reply to an earlier post on 28 Feb 2013 12:05:10 GMT
Dawn Parish says:
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In reply to an earlier post on 28 Feb 2013 12:06:35 GMT
TomC says:
Please do not use these discussion forums to promote your own book. It is both unwelcome and against Amazon rules. From the "Important Announcement from Amazon":

"Starting on December 15, 2011, all "shameless self-promotion" activity will be limited to the `Meet Our Authors' community."

Put your spam in the "Meet Our Authors" forum. That's what it's for.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/forum/meet%20our%20authors

Posted on 6 Mar 2013 00:14:08 GMT
SAC says:
Try Without Frontiers by Helene Jeanty Raven. A book about the Belgian resistance. This lady came to my school in Brussels many years ago and told her story of being arrested by the Gestapo for harbouring a RAF pilot. Nearly 40 years later I can highly recommend this book.Without Frontiers

Posted on 6 Mar 2013 04:41:52 GMT
D.E. McCourt says:
To Hell and Back chronicles Audie Murphy's exploits in WW2, if you never read another book about a soldier read this one. Murphy is as fearless as he is modest. We use the word hero today in so many situations that don't merit that word -Audie Murphy was a hero.

In reply to an earlier post on 6 Mar 2013 09:32:53 GMT
SAC says:
Thanks Bob have ordered a copy

Posted on 7 Mar 2013 09:27:14 GMT
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In reply to an earlier post on 11 Mar 2013 11:34:48 GMT
Molly says:
Any Anne Tyler books, especially the earlier ones. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant is a good start. They are all excellent!

Posted on 13 Mar 2013 12:40:20 GMT
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Posted on 13 Mar 2013 15:05:33 GMT
David Adams says:
A Mysterious Conception (Allegory of Self)

if you like biographies, and you like drama... this is the one...

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Mar 2013 15:18:49 GMT
Dan Fante says:
I also like paragraphs I'm afraid.
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