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Initial post: 26 Jun 2012, 12:01:08 BST
The book: Choices We Make

The trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgM5SEoyR1s

Bonjourno!

Posted on 6 Jul 2012, 12:48:18 BST
Last edited by the author on 9 Oct 2012, 14:17:44 BST
Sharnette says:
(kindle)Galastra: The Space Adventures of J.B.R. (Book One: Arrival)

(paperback)Galastra: The Space Adventures Of J.B.R. (Book One: Arrival)

When thirteen year-old Beth Ryder and her widowed mother move to a new home by the sea, their lives are changed forever when they meet a friendly family of aliens from another galaxy. The family consists of twelve year-old bossy boots, Tilzi; her eleven year-old wimpy brother, Azbon; their huge alien dog, Raz; and their father, Vinrik. Beth eventually learns the amazing truth about her new friends, and her ordinary life becomes extraordinary when she and her mother are invited to live with the aliens on their magnificent starship called Galastra.

Temporarily parked in the outer reaches of the solar system, Galastra is so big that it's a world of its own, a magical world of starcars, house-ships, robots, holograms, and spaceships. Join Beth as she takes a journey to the stars, braves dangers, meets interesting aliens and robots, spacewalks, and discovers the wonders of Galastra.

Posted on 6 Jul 2012, 17:47:27 BST
King And King To Be
Britain in the Dark Ages. But a Britain that has been forgotten by history. A Britain where elves, fairies and goblins still reside, feared and mistrusted by Men.

As a dark force threatens to conquer the kingdoms of Men they turn to the elves and a wizard for help. Together they seek for the one person who could save the Britain of the sixth century. A man called Arthur. A man who was born and lives in the twentieth century...

A startling first novel by J D Burke combines fantasy with half-familiar legend and a hero who struggles to accept the fate that he once thought was either a story or that belonged to someone else.

Posted on 6 Jul 2012, 20:09:23 BST
A. K. S. says:
Urban fantasy romance by Susanna Shore:
The Wolf's Call (The Two-natured London)

Charlotte Thornton is completely unprepared for a man like Raphael Green, a wolf-shifter, and the emotions he causes in her. Unlike human men around her, Rafe is not weak, but neither is she, and Rafe is about to learn it. She finds herself drawn to him unlike any man before, but he isn't willing to date humans. But what if she weren't a human?

Rafe hadn't thought to go after a human woman and one as dominant as Charly, but his wolf side has other ideas. And for a shifter, ignoring his beast's choice is practically impossible. That doesn't mean he won't try. But as he is drawn to her with a maddening lust, it is all he can do to prevent his wolf from calling her. And then her life is threatened, which puts everything into a new light.

Posted on 7 Jul 2012, 13:52:53 BST
Bill Todd says:
Danny held out the Kalashnikov. Bob's eyes were wide with a curdling mixture of fear and excitement. "I've never done anything like this outside of a fairground when I was a kid," he said.
"Win anything?"
Bob shook his head. "Just a goldfish. It died two weeks later. My mum flushed it down the loo."
"Okay," said Danny. "Now concentrate. It's easy."
Bob's eyes followed the gleam of live rounds as Danny hooked the banana magazine against the lip of the receiver and snapped it home. "Like this," snapped back the cocking handle, "like this," and clicked on the safety catch, "like this."
Danny handed to rifle to Bob who braced to take the weight and looked suddenly surprised.
"It's light."
"A kid could use it, they often do. Okay, pay attention. Don't fire unless you absolutely have to. If you do, remember the key is speed and aggression."
"Speed and aggression," Bob mumbled.
"Right," said Danny. "You have a full mag and the safety is on." He leaned forward and flicked a lever. "That's single shot." He clicked again. "That's full auto."
He tapped the front and rear of the weapon. "Foresight, backsight, line those two up with your target. Makes a hell of a noise and tries to pull upwards so make sure you hold her down tight or she'll climb up off your aiming point."
Bob nodded dumbly, gripping the AK tightly, fearful of moving his hands in case he touched anything.

"Right, when you need to, click off the safety, select the fire option and squeeze the trigger."
"What happens then?"
"You spray and pray."

"Witty, gory, sexy, educational in parts, it's a fantastic read" - Peter Thornton, The Sun

The Wreck Of The Margherita (Danny Lancaster Investigates)

www.billtodd.co.uk

Posted on 8 Jan 2013, 08:49:08 GMT
If you want to try something a little different from the vampire/zombie/werewolf love triangle stories that seem to have taken over young adult reading, then try this. It's an Interstellar Secret Agent/Science fiction adventure with a difference, aimed at readers 12 years old and upwards and written by myself:

The Star Agency

Posted on 8 Jan 2013, 10:09:49 GMT
Nina says:
Children' s books on kindle:
'Jess and the Ghost of Black Rock Castle' (The Jess series) £1.92.
'Jess and the Magic Wishing Well' (The Jess series) £1.92.

Both books are exciting adventure and mystery chapter stories suitable for children aged 7 years and older.
Jess and the Ghost of Black Rock Castle (The 'Jess' series)
Jess and the Magic Wishing Well (The 'Jess' series)

Please leave a review if you read either of the books. Thank you.

Posted on 8 Jan 2013, 13:57:53 GMT
RSL says:
Domus Inter (YA fantasy)

Harriet (Harry) Lawson is a feisty 17-year-old girl who finds her life is about to change dramatically when her mother inherits Domus Inter - a grand house in Wales - from a mysterious man called Jack Lloyd. But after her family moves to Domus Inter, Harry soon realises the changes will be far more drastic than she had thought when Jack Lloyd's solicitor and a disturbing young man who calls himself Mord take a special interest in her. The two men tell her an unbelievable tale - of murder, and another world, and a magic pendant called the True Heart.

Harry has never felt like she belongs in this world, and she is about to find out why. Not knowing what to believe or who to trust, Harry's desire to discover her true identity will embroil her in a conflict as old as memory. The legends of this world are the prophecies of another...but have they been interpreted wrongly?

Posted on 9 Jan 2013, 17:31:25 GMT
Stone Lord: The Legend Of King Arthur, The Era Of Stonehenge
Stone Lord, in print and on Kindle. LIMITED KINDLE SALE TILL JAN 31-- ONLY £1.92!
The trilithonsof Stonehenge have been unruled by any king for 500 years. As raiders attack Brtitain's shore, the high priest, the Merlin, seeks out the boy who can take the Sword from the Stone and unite the fractious tribes against a common enemy.
A retelling of the Arthurian legends with a twist...it is set in Britain in 1900 BC, an era of gold clad kings, trade in amber and gold...an age of ritual, intertribal warfare, the dagger and the axe. It is a story of a youth born to be a great chieftain, and of the betrayal by those his loves most, who may end up destroying all he has attained.

Posted on 9 Jan 2013, 20:44:42 GMT
Born To Lose
Anyone into gritty realism may enjoy my debut novel, recently self published as a kindle download.

Set at the end of the 1970's, `Born to Lose' is the story of a young man's search for his place in the world. Growing up on a run down council estate in the North of England, fifteen year old Peter Tulsforth (Tully), is the product of a miserable upbringing at the hands of his father, a vicious, petty criminal and his mother a borderline alcoholic. His two brothers have both served time in institutions for theft and violence and Peter believes that he is destined to follow the same path. Convinced that his life was blighted by decisions made even before he was born, Peter is resigned to whatever fate has in store for him and refuses to consider that he has any choice in the matter.

Having learned from an early age that the best way to get what he wants is with his fists he sees violence as a means to an ends. He dabbles with football hooliganism and orchestrates a pitched battle with a rival school and he revels in his new found notoriety. However, things get out of hand during a break in at his school and after a warning from the police regarding his association with the local hard-man, it becomes apparent to the boy that his life is spiralling out of control.

Facing the real prospect of a criminal record, Peter re-evaluates his situation and makes a promise to himself to keep out of trouble and work hard in return for being spared punishment for his misdemeanours. This new found enthusiasm for school coincides with the arrival of Kelly Bainbridge, a young, idealistic, middle class graduate straight from teacher training school. In an alliance with PE teacher Gavin Braithwaite, who has already learned to harness and capitalise on Peter's physical presence and bloody minded determination, they set about nurturing the natural talent and obvious intelligence that Peter is at pains to conceal.

The book, loosely based on some of the characters and events from my own schooldays, reflects on a central debate in the Social Sciences, the question over the primacy of either structure or agency in human behaviour and it is available for download at:
Born To Lose

Love to hear what you think

Philip D Emerson

Posted on 9 Jan 2013, 21:40:03 GMT
Roger Cave says:
Hi

Can you be a first time author ten times over, as that's what I feel like everytime I release something new!

Posted on 9 Jan 2013, 22:46:54 GMT
Hi, here's the blurb for my first crime thriller: The Ties that Bind, by Anthony Stobart. Ratings so far of 4.5 stars average. Influenced by the likes of Ian Rankin, Peter Robinson, R.D. Wingfield, Reginald Hill etc... It's a mere £1.55. Typically I had a publishing deal with Tonto Books and then they went bust. Gutted! Now negotiating a publishing deal.
This is Eddie Rosario's first outing and will be part of a series of crime thrillers set in the North East of England. Give it a go, hopefully you will enjoy it.

Product Description
A young woman's naked body is discovered on the sand dunes at Seaton Sluice, North East of England. Asian cop Detective Inspector Eddie Rosario, an unpopular figure amongst his superiors, for speaking his mind and pushing the boundaries of legality, has been assigned to the case. A clue appears to be obvious to the inquiry; she has a name carved into her thigh, although the question is whose name?
On attempting to discover the girl's identity it appears that there are larger forces at work than just a killer. The investigation leads Rosario back to an old case and he discovers a mix of politics and the underworld. More bodies turn up and it seems that there may be more than one person involved in the killings.
Rosario's mind is in a fragile state as he is one of the `walking wounded', he is in the point of a breakdown due to the death of his daughter, he will stop at nothing in order to attain a collar, but the criminals know he is coming...

Rosario is the equivalent to Marmite, you will either love him or hate him!
cheers
Anthony
The Ties That Bind (Eddie Rosario Series)

Posted on 10 Jan 2013, 02:15:12 GMT
Happy Accident-Fate Not Fatal
Hello my name is Kevin Whitehead, My book is about my life which may not intrest many, It did became a well publicised article
in many papers, mags, tv.
In 2010 we won the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Love Story based the article about my Severe Traumatic Brain Injury and the Involvement of my first Love Jane Peart to help me recover.
Well after that award I finally converted all my notes onto a laptop and now that has become my book, Its full of emotions associated to brain injurys and normal people.
Its reviews so far are very powerfull and I have recieved lots of messages through my webpage, Facebook all touching me to know people have felt my feelings.
Priced at £2.50 and a quick and easy read which Is very hard to put down, Prime members can borrow.
I would say dont miss this oppertunity to read something very special and touching

Posted on 10 Jan 2013, 05:31:22 GMT
R Young says:
Dead Heads (Gloomwood)
My debut novel -
Augustan Blunt is a washed out cop with a bad attitude, a drinking problem and a troubled past, oh, he's also dead but that's okay so is everyone else. Other than that things are just peachy.

Someone has stolen the Grim Reaper's head and Blunt has been told to find it. In a new city where the rules of the living don't apply Blunt's up to his neck in the brown stuff and he's never been much of a swimmer. With the aid of a woman who keeps turning involuntarily invisible, a journalist who hasn't written an article since she died, and a bureaucrat who can't say no to anyone, Blunt's got to stop whoever is stealing the heads of the city's elite.

As he begins his investigations he finds things aren't all they seem. Who are the Gloomwood Youth Order? What do you call the murder of someone already dead? Why are people having their heads chopped off? And what is in the hot dogs? With time slipping away he needs to learn what makes the city tick before there's no city left.

It's a full length 90,000+ word novel, hope you enjoy.

Posted on 10 Jan 2013, 09:39:11 GMT
So many of us dream of another life - a life of excitement and danger.
What if, in the darkest depths of despair, you suddenly had a chance to live that life?
Would you have the courage to chase that dream, even if you had to leave your friends, family and everything you knew behind?
Would you take that chance?
Theopolis James Logan is about to get that chance.
The Universe is about to come knocking on his door.

The Star Agency

Posted on 10 Jan 2013, 11:28:37 GMT
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Posted on 10 Jan 2013, 11:35:54 GMT
Darcy Blaze says:
If you are looking for an erotic thriller - Fifty Shades meets Edgar Allan Poe - please check out Deadly Prediction by Darcy Blaze. Quickest place to get the idea is my website. Just google Darcy Blaze.

Posted on 10 Jan 2013, 12:14:14 GMT
clough03 says:
£0.77
Wolfing games (pine valleys pack)

adult fantasy romance

Product Description
Jess is a confused young woman that has troubles fitting in with everyday life she has strange goings on's that she has no understanding about or why they even happen to her. Until a mystery man comes crashing it to her life when things start getting worse. Before everything starts coming together in a story with lots of twists and turns.

Posted on 22 Jan 2013, 00:09:01 GMT
Happy Accident-Fate Not Fatal
Be touched reading my Autobiography, We won Cosmopolitan Magazine Ultimate Love Story 2010.
My personal feelings are expressed very well, I hope you enjoy.

Please Review Kev

Posted on 3 Feb 2013, 03:09:40 GMT
W.L. Tower says:
Blissful Relaxation: A Cabin with Spirit is just out for£1.95 on the Kindle.

When Matthew and Beth Elias rent a cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains they anticipate four days of fun and relaxation. Blissful Relaxation turns out to be the antithesis to its name as they immediately encounter an unwelcoming spirit that is determined to drive them away. Matthew and Beth are able to largely ignore the cabin's paranormal occurrences until the night when Nicholas, their infant son, becomes the target of a deadly attack!

Thank you.

Posted on 3 Feb 2013, 22:55:39 GMT
S. M. Dodd says:
Hi this is my Son's book, please take a look The Golden Circle: The Dark World Trilogy

Thanks

Posted on 24 Feb 2013, 01:31:19 GMT
Award Winning Ultimate Love Story 2010
Happy Accident-Fate Not Fatal

My book was reviewed by this worldwide magazine online and look what they said...Must Read

http://www.cosmopolitan.co.uk/celebs/entertainment/cosmo-reviews-happy-accident-fate-not-fatal

In reply to an earlier post on 24 Feb 2013, 08:42:57 GMT
kittycat2000 says:
Hi Anthony, I've just downloaded a sample of your book. It looks like my kind of thing.

Posted on 24 Feb 2013, 09:07:25 GMT
Tripping the Night Fantastic (Charlie Deavon 1) is a totally original murder mystery. A blend of sleuth detective fiction and psychedelic cop-chase. It is humorous and entertaining.

Charlie Deavon, the drunken connoisseur of stupidity, is trying to solve a murder. He was not designed to solve murders. He was designed to dislike people and sit alone in his dark apartment drinking whisky and writing. Upon his agents arrest for a murder he probably didn't commit he is forced into the carelessly sunny world outside and half heartedly prove his friends innocence.

It hasn't been on sale long but it is already gaining good reviews. Give it a try.

Posted on 25 Feb 2013, 17:46:41 GMT
A. Brittain says:
Ghosts of Days Gone By focuses on the struggles of Andrew Forrester as he battles with his own moral dilemmas when given a proposition by an underground organisation to kill a man in order to save his own innocence.

Since starting college in September 2010, I have studied the subject of law. I have since become fascinated with the infrastructure of the law and how the judicial system works in such an effective manner. I have always been passionate about writing since a young age and therefore saw the opportunity to focus on our legal system in particular when it came to writing this book. The story has a much deeper meaning behind it, and it definitely holds something personal for me. It involves excerpts from my own life and of my knowledge of the law operating in England. It also deals with the concepts of justice and innocence, with the main focus being the choices we make and how we all see things differently in terms of morality. I live in Nottingham currently, and I am attending Nottingham Trent University, where I'm studying law in my first year. I plan to release more titles in the near future as this has really brought alive my passion for writing, and I can only hope that people enjoy the story and the way in which I have chosen to tell it.

The reviews have been generally favourable and include comments such as:

"An excellent debut... Certainly worth 5 stars!"

"Very enjoyable and would love to see something more from this author."

It's available on Amazon all over the world, Kobo, Scribd and Authorhouse from £9.45 to £11.95 and under £3 on the Kindle. I also have a website which you can check out: www.writingforbrittain.moonfruit.com

Cheers
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