JARROD AND THE DEMON'S KNIGHT
What if you discovered magic and demons existed?
Detective Constable Sarala Widcombe’s world is shattered as she discovers Jarrod’s secret. He is a wizard, and he is fighting a never-ending battle to protect humanity.
With clashing agendas and being forced to protect Jarrod’s secret, the duo will struggle to form a team as they face danger beyond measure.
Chased by demons and humans alike they fight to stay alive, but in a battle as unequal as this, outside influences may tip the balance either way.
If you like Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files and Kim Harrison’s The Hollows, you won't be able to put down the compulsively addictive novel.
THE MINERAN SERIES
1: MINERAN INFLUENCE
Mineran Influence is the award winning first novel of the 'Mineran', a gripping 5 book Science Fiction Series.
Sam, an ex-soldier who is trying to rediscover himself after twenty years of service, unwittingly stumbles upon a mysterious alien presence in rural Wales. He thought he'd discovered criminal activities, it was more than that and everything he believed in was shattered. He is drawn into a tangled web of intrigue, pitting him against forces bent on destruction and putting his life in peril. Feeling mentally eroded by his time in the army and having worked hard to overcome this, he is thrust upon an alien journey that will change his life and beliefs in a profound way
2: MINERAN CONFLICT
Having recently qualified with the Minerans to become a special operative, Sam is sent on his first mission. Not back to Earth as he had hoped for; he is secretly sent to planet Iapreetek to keep him hidden from the elusive traitor and safe from further assassination attempts. The Universal Policing action that the Minerans have been instructed to perform are on a civilised but easily forgettable planet that is ravaged by organised crime. The mission has unexpected and far-reaching consequences that they never expected, taking Sam off-world and putting his life in more danger than ever before. In the meantime, Emliton investigates similarities in recent border attacks to the one that caused his breakdown all those years ago, and the Doctor is mysteriously recalled back to planet Preialei.
3: MINERAN ASSAULT
Sam Shepard must escape! Having been kidnapped and incarcerated, Sam faces a struggle to stay alive. He knows he must overcome adversity and thwart his captor's plans. Elsewhere, the Inner Sphere Parliament of Aligned Worlds (ISPAW) is in turmoil; their nemesis has struck once more. Sam’s friends endeavour to locate and rescue him while struggling to uncover the identity of the Mineran traitor.
4: MINERAN PURSUIT
War is raging throughout the Sphere and alliances between the worlds of ISPAW are fracturing. Sam returns home to Earth; he must locate the missing Dia Kuklos and once there, pursue and destroy ISPAW's nemesis. This mission tests the mettle of Sam and his friends, straining friendships and putting them once again, in grave peril. Forced to make new alliances, it is not always clear who is friend and foe. The team uncover more information about the Alien presence on Earth and their dramatic influences on humanity’s development over the centuries. Can Sam, Erebos and Apate survive the perilous assignment? One that takes them from the depths of Earth’s oceans to beyond the Sphere of ISPAW’s influence as they search for the elusive and savage Horcusal?
5: MINERAN RESOLVE
In the final book of the Mineran series, we find the Inner Sphere of Aligned Worlds (ISPAW) being torn apart and at war.Dark forces move against the aligned planets, their nemesis threatens the existence of every lifeform within the Sphere. Amidst the chaos Sam and his friends are sent out to locate the source of the hostilities and ultimately, to find a resolution to the conflict by any means necessary.
THE WHYTFIELD INVESTIGATION
(The Policeman's Story)
It's 1970, and we meet Inspector Stagg at the shocking discovery of a dead, unidentified unidentified woman.
To make matters worse, there is a sudden spate of violent robberies around Whytfield town. Stagg's boss, Burns, seems to watch his every move, and Stagg is reluctant to accept help from the chief constable's nephew, Wilkins.
When attractive policewoman Pamela Hudson goes missing, Stagg is at his wits' end.
Will Wilkins be more of a hindrance than a help, and who is the dead woman?
A SLICE OF LENNON
In this collection of short stories, you'll meet a range of characters embarking on adventures of self-discovery, healing, resolution, intrigue and mystery. The settings are as diverse as the themes, tempting you into rugged landscapes, ancient castles, beautiful beaches and an icy wilderness. If you're looking for a book that will make you laugh, cry, escape and reflect in equal measure, you've found it. Over the years, many people have asked when I was going to publish something for adults so the answer is - now!
So, if you are about to sit down and enjoy a well-earned gin or other beverage of choice - A Slice of Lennon is the perfect accompaniment.
Eve has the perfect life - loving husband, lovely home, beautiful family. But the arrival of a bundle of letters from Doris, a woman she doesn't know, poses questions she never thought she'd have to answer.
As each letter is opened, it uncovers shocking revelations about a past that Eve doesn’t recognise as her own.
Will Eve have the strength to face the truth about her family’s fragile history? Can she accept a flawed and imperfect past or will she break beyond repair?
Kintsugi follows the lives of two women separated by time, fate and distance but united by the truth which has been unspoken for years.
GRACE AND THE GHOST
Is our life dictated by us, fate or divine intervention?
On her way home from the office, thirty-year-old Grace Hammond stumbles across a tramp named Crowley who is found dead in her village the following day. Crowley soon returns to Grace looking for her help so he can cross over. He just needs to complete a task that will have a positive effect on her life. Unfortunately, neither knows where to start! Help comes in the form of her landlord, her elderly neighbour, her gay best friend, a good looking American and Frank Sinatra! Can Grace help Crowley be with his family? Can she get her own life back on track?
On a doomed flight home from New York, Sean Allister is heading for a destination and a destiny far beyond his ordinary life. Hell is breaking loose in Heaven and the consequences for humankind and angels could be catastrophic. With faith and hope at risk of being destroyed, it seems secrets, bureaucracy and fear are not the sole preserve of the living. With Sean, we see the return of the warm-hearted, whisky-swilling Crowley, now promoted to Spiritual Guide. Can this odd couple be the only hope to bring balance to Heaven and Earth as the battle for power drags them into a struggle that even the archangels are unprepared for?
THE KILLING OF TRACEY TITMASS
Jo Kearns has breast cancer. While juggling her job, her boyfriend and the cancer, she discovers that her home has been invaded by Tracey, her tumour in insidious human form.
Jo's diary tells the story of her battle to evict the malignant Tracey from her house and the disease from her body. Based on Estelle Maher's own cancer journey, this book is at times hilarious, at times poignant, but always unflinchingly honest and inspiring.
THROWING SALT AT THE DEVIL
Set in the 1980s, Mel, an anxious teen, is dumped for the summer holidays with her aunt and uncle in rural Suffolk. Having overheard devastating news about her father, Mel runs blindly away only to meet Tina, a tough local girl. Together the unlikely pair steal a car and drive away to escape their mutual misery.
Squatting in a dilapidated caravan, they befriend Eddie, who is reluctantly dragged into the seedy world of drug smuggling by his abusive father and dangerous brother, Vincent. But as Mel’s aunt and uncle rally the town to search for the girls, things start to unravel for Eddie, Mel and Tina. It’s a race against time to escape the police and pay off a notorious criminal family.
Can the drunken, cantankerous artist, Mrs Wilbraham, help? Can Mel’s aunt find the girls before it’s too late? And will Tina be forced to return to the dark past she has just escaped?
This fast-paced story is full of humour and nostalgia for the 1980s. A great read for those who remember the decade with particular reference to life on the coast of East Anglia.
THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER
It’s 1949, post-war Britain and Colonel Longley Walsh lies sprawled at the foot of his staircase.
A dagger protrudes from his chest, and thirty pieces of silver are by his side.
Newly appointed Constable Septimus Plant is called to the scene, igniting a macabre curiosity about the case.
But Septimus has secrets of his own—a brutal mother and a timid father who took his own life. Yet, from an early age, Septimus understands there is power within his silence, complementing his ability to observe and listen—great attributes for any budding detective.
As Septimus studies the art of body language, improving his powers of deduction and combining that with his dogged determination, he sets his wits against a network of perilous suspects.
No one is above suspicion.
CONFIDE IN ME
Who can you trust when you are at your lowest ebb?
Carrie and Matthew are navigating mundane mid-life on completely different planes of priority. Continually pushed together and pulled apart, their long marriage is splintered by ambition, loneliness and desire. Can it be repaired before their family pays a heavy price? Fate intervenes, but is it too late?
Confide in Me is the story of a twenty-first-century marriage and the strains placed upon it by greed, isolation and temptation.
Signed by the Author
Scripted contains the scripts for four original one-act plays
- In After School
- Crossing The Border
- Some of Us Are Looking at the Stars
- Night of the Long Beards
The book also contains an introduction and production notes
How far would you go to save the one you love? Some people would do anything for family…
Having lost her husband to a tragic hit and run, Phillipa Glass is at her lowest point and is about to take her life. Can Gabe, her teenage son, help her get her life back on track?
This is a story of one woman’s struggle from the depths of depression, forging new friendships and new hobbies along the way. But the path to true happiness is never a smooth one.
A book for generations to remember and reminisce of those weeks in 2020 where the world was in 'Lockdown'.
Indie authors and illustrators have submitted their interpretation of this unique time in UK history -- some fiction, some non-fiction. We adjusted, re-invented, and reflected. But in the main...we coped.
WYRD BÎD FUL ARÆD, FEOHTERE DROHDAP
FATE IS INEXORABLE: A Lifetime Collection
of Poetry & Prose
James Bevan was finally diagnosed with terminal cancer at age nineteen after a misdiagnosis at seventeen. He has spent the last twenty-two years fighting this insidious disease. As well as battling osteoporosis, Scheuermann’s disease and foot and leg drop in his left leg, he is now in a wheelchair. However, first and foremost, he is a single father to his three amazing boys who are all Suffolk young carers for him. James is a beacon of light for others suffering a terminal illness.
This book contains the raw and heartfelt emotions of a man who has lived most of his life fighting an aggressive cancer and many, many times beating the odds. His poetry became a journal of what he was experiencing within the health system as well as his personal battles.
James documents his success with medicinal cannabis and how it slowed the growth of his tumours for many years. It’s the story of his life – the good, the bad and the ugly – and a legacy of his love for family.
A PATH TRAVELLED:
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF YOUR LIFE
Are you happy with your life? Are you on the right path? Are you hard on yourself and feel like something is holding you back? "A Path Travelled" is a straight-talking, simple read to harness your own inner power. By understanding where your feelings stem from, you learn that you can choose how to manage them and change your response to life's obstacles. Drawing on training and expertise as a mind coach, along with her own personal experiences, author Alison Blackler describes how our minds work, why we behave in certain ways and she explains that challenges are often hidden gems for personal development. Embark on a journey of self-discovery and enlightenment. A must-read for those who want to learn new ways to happiness and fulfilment.
A PATH TRAVELLED:
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF RELATIONSHIPS
Relationships present the most complex challenges in life. We are all different in the way we think, speak, interpret and feel. We spend so much of our time feeling misunderstood or unheard.
Based on the success of "A Path Travelled: How to make sense of your life", here we explore the challenges and joys of more intimate relationships. This book takes the reader on a journey through all aspects and complexities of a relationship. It covers more challenging relationships, explores the highs and lows of new love and looks at the difficulties of ending a relationship. The features of a healthy relationship are explored with tips on how you can develop new habits to improve your own. A powerful theme throughout the book looks at the relationship you have with yourself and how that impacts on other relationships.
FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS SHARE THEIR STORY OF HOW THEY STEPPED INTO THEIR PASSION, PURPOSE AND POWER
We all have a story to tell - sharing it is the hard part.
Do you have a passion? A purpose?
Are you standing in your power?
In Seen, 15 female entrepreneurs have found the courage to come together and share their stories with you. In their own words, they describe the process of finding their passion, power and purpose, and how they wish to inspire and encourage others to believe that anything is possible.
Each story is a personal testament of inner strength and resilience. Though each woman’s path has been unique, they share common elements of pain, loss, love and eventual strength to give them the courage to be the women they are today.
Standing proud and finding the courage to be heard, this is a powerful collection from 15 women who are determined to support other females to lead a positive, caring, passionate and authentic life.
It's time to be Seen.
SEEN TOO NEW!
HEART-CENTRED WOMEN SHARE THEIR STORY OF HOW THEY STEPPED INTO THEIR PASSION, PURPOSE AND POWER
We all have a story to tell - Sharing it is the hard part.
Do you have a passion? A purpose? Are you standing in your power?
In Seen Too, 15 heart-centred women have found the courage to come together and share their stories with you. In their own words, they describe the process of finding their passion, power and purpose and how they wish to inspire and encourage others to believe that anything is possible. Each story is a personal testament of inner strength and resilience. Though each woman's path has been unique, they share common elements of pain, loss, love and eventual strength to give them the courage to be the women they are today.
Standing proud and finding the courage to be heard, this is a powerful collection from 15 women who are determined to support other women to lead a positive, caring, passionate and authentic life. It's time to be Seen
STAY ON THE BUS
If you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, your treatment and journey can be terrifying. 'Stay on the Bus' ensures you are not alone.
It tells you what you need to know in an uplifting, amusing and positive way, helping you find the best version of yourself to deal with the challenges ahead. Hospital information can be formal and cold. This book takes you through the ups and downs of treatment with humour and offers emotional support from someone who’s been through it. It acts like your best friend, full of anecdotes and stories to make you laugh, telling you the facts while quelling the fear.
How to prepare for diagnosis and treatment
How to deal with other people
What side effects to expect
How to cope mentally
What to expect when treatment finishes
EVEN BUDDHAS HAVE BAD DAYS
Even Buddhas Have Bad Days is Kate Quartermaine’s first anthology of published poems. These beautiful poems take us on an amusing, uplifting and reassuring journey through life, exploring themes around being human, being mortal, our connection to the universe and the divine energy within all of us.
The author strikes the balance between the light-hearted and profound. Her work is witty, wry, sometimes gently irreverent, but above all full of love and compassion.
Kate has been compared to a spiritual Pam Ayres on more than one occasion, a compliment that she is more than happy to accept