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Crime, Mystery, Thriller and Horror

Candy from a Stranger Lynnwood  Malediction 
Psychological thriller Horror Noir thriller 
To be published June 2015 An exciting ... beautifully written novel" "A horrifying parable of poisoned faith"
 A Taste for Blood  Cold Remains Ellipsis
Detective Crime mystery Thriller
"You won't see what's coming" "Will keep the reader on edge until the very end"

 "An intriguing, satisfying read"

Lynnwood, A Taste for Blood, Cold Remains and Ellipsis are available as a combined e-book "Four British Mysteries".  Order ISBN 978-1-907230-59-2 from all major e-book stores
Fiction e-books under £5 UK, under $7 US stores
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Young fiction, YA and Middle Grade

Petronella & The Trogot Petronella and the Janjilons
Mystery Fantasy
"This is an imaginative tale" To be published in 2015
Peregrine Harker & The Black Death The Boy Who Made it Rain
Adventure School thriller
"Somebody give the boy a medal" "Brilliant writing... brilliant book"
Fiction e-books under £5 UK, under $7 US stores
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Other Fiction   

The Eloquence of DesireGatwick Bear and the Secret PlansThe True Friend (Il vero amico)
RomanceChildren's adventure age 7+Drama
"This story will grip your heart""Zips along and is funny""A great gift"
Fiction e-books under £5 UK stores, under $7 US stores
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The Greatest Crash: How contradictory policies are sinking the global economyAmerican Myths in Post-9/11 MusicPsychology of Crowds (Revival)
Economics, finance, businessMusic, contemporary AmericaMass behaviour
"Radical thinkers might have a point""Worth the read about (the way the attacks) influenced myths and music""the unconscious irrational workings of group thought and mass emotion"
All non-fiction e-books under £5 UK stores, under $7 US stores
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