A Lucky Break is a fascinating memoir of the author’s war experience, detailing his army training, front line service, and non-combatant duties during the Second World War and the Italian campaign. However, it was a pre-war incident that defined the author’s military life.
A Mind 4 Cricket is a thoroughly comprehensive guide to mental training for cricketers written by Paul Maher, a sports psychologist and clinical hypnotherapist. Used as a step-by-step guide it covers belief, self-awareness, self-criticism, mental and physical training, anger control, 'reframing', anchoring and fear. Cricketers keen to improve their potential by using mental skills training in overcoming physical and psychological limitations can find answers within this book.
Kotana, Tohoj, Enoh and Sahinou make up the world of Moonpek. Peace has lasted for years...but unlike war, hatred never dies. Scores will be settled. New threats will emerge. And a young fox's idea of life will be shattered by attempted assassinations, powerful revelations and the love of a beautiful woman.
A Nipper’s Tale is the delightful biography of Alan Rampling who spent most of his working life doing something he loved – gardening. Growing up in 1950s Preston, he left school with no qualifications and no idea of what he wanted to do with his life. One day he walked into the Preston parks department and asked if there were any vacancies, was taken on a six months’ trial basis and ended up staying for 52 years.
Over the years as I read the works of Teilhard de Chardin I became more and more convinced of the breathtaking plan God had designed for His Creation and the building of His Kingdom and crucially, the human race’s specific involvement in it. Because of this I felt drawn to write a simple, short commentary on what I have learned from this great man and this book is the result.
The writings of True Life in God given to Vassula Ryden, visionary and mystic, tell us of God’s great works of today and His wish to draw each one of His children into an intimate relationship with Him.
A Sailor's Tale is a rolling tale, based on real people and real events, creatively coloured with characters of a more dubious pedigree, A Sailor's Tale illustrates what a group of men in their twenties got up to, sailing one of King George VI's lesser warships around the world during and just after the last war.
Madison Isaacs is on the threshold of adulthood and has the world at her feet. Her confidence is shaken, however, when she discovers her father may not have died in Germany those many years ago as her mother had told her. Having lost trust in her mother, she decides to head from Australia to Berlin to find out the truth for herself. Berlin slowly reveals its turbulent past and boasts its former glory as a Cold War frontier town – where the divided East and West ground up against each other along the Berlin Wall.
A Simple Man is about Piers de Terre, a traveller and herbalist. The story begins with Piers telling us how he travels around the land, using a variety of plants to heal the sick. Piers, a widower whose wife died in childbirth, has two children that he leaves with his mother while he travels, often for up to six months at a time. He sets out in the late spring when the young seedlings are well and he returns home in the autumn, spending the winter months planting and making notes on his observations.
From the mind of R.E.G. Davies comes a unique, noir-style crime thriller. You know who the criminals are. Now follow along as two detectives endeavour to determine the how's and why's, and then attempt to bring the perpetrators to justice. Set in 1970s London, detective David Thomas and insurance agent Elizabeth Lloyd investigate a fire that burned down a disused council warehouse site in Hammersmith. As they learn about the men responsible for the criminal act, it becomes clear that this was only the beginning. Something much larger is at stake.
When two perfectly normal women, both of high intelligence and sharing an attitude of total scepticism towards religion and the idea of an Other World, are suddenly beset, at different times and in different places, by what can only be described as occult phenomena, the impact on their lives and personalities – to say nothing of the lives of those closest to them – can be dramatic.