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  • SilverWood Books - SUCCESSIO
    and do something about it Roma Nova the last remnant of the Roman Empire that has survived into the 21st century is at peace Carina Mitela the heir of a leading family choosing the life of an officer in the Praetorian Guard Special Forces is not so sure She senses danger crawling towards her when she encounters a strangely self possessed member of the unit hosting their exchange exercise in Britain When a blackmailing letter arrives from a woman claiming to be her husband Conrad s lost daughter and Conrad tries to shut Carina out she knows the threat is real Trying to resolve a young man s indiscretion twenty five years before turns into a nightmare that not only threatens to destroy all the Mitelae but also attacks the core of the imperial family itself With her enemy holding a gun at the head of the heir to the imperial throne Carina has to make the hardest decision of her life Want to see all of Alison s books Click here to visit her author page Alison Morton writes Roman themed alternate history thrillers with strong heroines She holds a bachelor s degree in language studies a masters in history and lives in France with her husband A Roman nut since age 11 she has visited sites throughout Europe including the alma mater Rome But it was the mosaics at Ampurias Spain that started her wondering what a modern Roman society would be like if run by women INCEPTIO and PERFIDITAS the first two thrillers in the Roma Nova series have been awarded the B R A G Medallion Alison is currently working on the fourth book Connect with Alison on her blog http alison morton com blog or on Facebook at https www facebook com AlisonMortonAuthor and follow

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  • SilverWood Books - AURELIA
    Praetorian officer But her country needs her unique skills Somebody is smuggling silver Roma Nova s lifeblood on an industrial scale Sent to Berlin to investigate she encounters the mysterious and attractive Miklós who knows too much and Caius Tellus a Roma Novan she has despised and feared since childhood Barely escaping a trap set by a gang boss intent on terminating her she discovers that her old enemy is at the heart of all her troubles and pursues him back home to Roma Nova AURELIA was shortlisted for the Historical Novel Society Indie Award 2016 Want to see all of Alison s books Click here to visit her author page Even before she pulled on her first set of combats it had never occurred to Alison Morton that women couldn t serve their country in the armed forces She joined a special communications regiment and left as a captain having done all sorts of interesting and exciting things she can t talk about Walking on 1st century mosaics at Ampurias Spain created by the complex power and value driven Roman civilisation made her wonder what a modern Roman society would be like if run by strong women possibly military women The Roma Nova alternate history thrillers are the result Find out more at www alison morton com follow her on Twitter alison morton and sign up to Alison s newsletter www alison morton com contact newsletter Morton raises the bar on her Roma Nova series with a thrilling and intriguing history of what might have been Effortlessly weaving fact and speculative fiction AURELIA explores a 1960s that is at once familiar and and utterly different a brilliant page turner that will keep you gripped from first page to last Highly recommended Russell Whitfield author of the Gladiatrix series Yet

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  • SilverWood Books - Bloodie Bones
    Award 2016 Preview Bloodie Bones Want to see all of Lucienne s books Click here to visit her author page Lucienne Boyce has always been fascinated by the Georgian era In 2006 she gained an MA in English Literature with the Open University specialising in eighteenth century fiction In 2012 she published her first historical novel To The Fair Land SilverWood Books an eighteenth century thriller set in Bristol and the South Seas which was awarded the Awesome Indies Seal of Approval Lucienne has been a member of the Historical Novel Society since shortly after its foundation has contributed numerous articles reviews and interviews to the Society and edited the HNS newsletter Lucienne also writes non fiction and in 2013 published The Bristol Suffragettes SilverWood Books a history of the local suffragette movement She is currently working on the second Dan Foster Mystery Lucienne was born in Wolverhampton and now lives in Bristol which is the setting and inspiration for much of her work Want to know more Find Lucienne Boyce on Twitter You can also stay up to date by visiting her website at lucienneboyce com and reading her blog here Want to see all of Lucienne s books Click here to visit her author page A gripping historical thriller I m longing for a sequel already Debbie Young writer and journalist Bloodie Bones has been selected as an Editor s Choice by the Historical Novel Society Indie Reviews and long listed for the HNS Indie Award 2016 Bloodie Bones is a terrific novel and was very difficult to put down It is amazingly well written with a smooth expert hand and faultless flow The main characters are engaging and believable It had a thriller feel that kept me turning the pages I loved this book highly recommend it

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  • SilverWood Books - When Sorrows Come
    lively stream down into the woods The trees began just after the laundry stones and then the wood widened and thickened At the bottom of the hill there was a footbridge across the thirty metres of clear water of the Barish which would flow into the mighty Dniester However Anna did not cross the bridge but turned left to meander through the protective trees Even here in the privacy of the early evening wood Anna could not weep openly She held her grief within the vessel of herself This had become such an habitual state she often failed to notice that she was containing her sorrow carefully so as not to spill a drop but today it did rise up and threaten to overflow Anna is a young woman whose family is torn apart by the brutality of Stalin s bullies when they enter her village in Western Ukraine in 1939 Her community like many others is trampled and desecrated by Bolsheviks and Fascists in turn while Russia and Germany fight for dominance in the East But Anna is a resilient survivor who finds her own path despite the dangers When her lover joins the Ukrainian Insurgent Army she decides to help the partisans in their fight against powerful enemies Her determination only grows as she gradually loses those she loves but being brave doesn t guarantee survival When Sorrows Come was shortlisted for the Historical Novel Society Indie Award 2016 Maria Dziedzan was born in Grimsby in 1951 She studied Philosophy at Nottingham University before becoming an English teacher She taught for several decades in Nottinghamshire and then retired from teaching to focus on her writing When Sorrows Come is her first novel She is married with two children and she now divides her time between Nottingham and Normandy

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  • SilverWood Books - Between the Shadow and the Soul
    was so close she could feel his soft breath and hear the rhythm of his breathing His breath was her breath That s how close she was As if they were joined and were one He was adorable Innocent helpless vulnerable totally dependent he had thick dark hair and he d fallen asleep on his back Flori is a successful attractive young woman living and working in London when in the early hours of the morning in a moment of madness she steals a tiny baby With the reluctant assistance of her best friend Rose and Matt an erstwhile lover she flees with the baby to Jura a remote Scottish island Living in extreme isolation and without the support of Rose or Matt traumatic memories from her childhood return to haunt her and her life begins to unravel Calling again on her friend for help Rose insists she tells her the truth about her past Confronted by Rose s determination Flori is forced to reveal a secret a secret she has kept since childhood but which leaves Rose with a terrible dilemma Between the Shadow and the Soul is about the conflicts of love trust and betrayal and how friendship can be tested to its limits Marguerite Valentine began work as a member of a women s group which established one of the first Women s Refuges in the U K Following this she researched for a PhD at the University of Warwick subsequently moving from there to Child Care in Social Services with a special interest in Child Protection By then she d become increasingly fascinated by what makes people tick hence her subsequent decision to train as a psychotherapist She was often moved by the lives of those she has worked with and it is their experiences which

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  • SilverWood Books - A Place of Safety
    on Dartmoor where he can grieve for his beloved Meg and come to terms with the crime he has committed in the eyes of the law This peace is threatened however when he meets twenty something Esther who s escaping a troubled past in London and working at the local pub Her green eyes remind him of the wife he misses and she sees in him the father she never had Can they make it work or is their attraction a recipe for disaster Does Esther s ex boyfriend offer her a better future Will Alfie s daughter ever forgive him Preview A Place of Safety Jill Treseder s first career was in professional social work and the second in the human side of management development This work led to a PhD and eventually in 2004 to the publication of The Wise Woman Within Spirals to Wholeness a self development book for women exploring feminine wisdom For some years Jill ran workshops based on this manual alongside her day job of social research and development projects in the area of child protection Since 2008 she has been able to focus on her third career of writing fiction which is what she s wanted to do since she was seven years old The common theme is exploring how people develop and change Her first novel The Hatmaker s Secret appeared at the end of 2013 She is currently working on a third about two sisters who escape to England from Budapest during the Hungarian uprising of 1956 Jill Treseder deals with some very profound issues in this book but as they are woven into an emotional roller coaster of a plot on an entirely individual level they never seem to weigh heavy I was reminded of some of Thomas Hardy s

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  • SilverWood Books - Secrets of the Pomegranate
    train bombings of 2004 it is her sister Alice who is forced to face the consequences of a deception they have maintained for ten years At Deborah s home in Granada Alice waits ever more fearful Will her sister live or die And how long should she stay when each day brings the risk of what she most dreads a confrontation with Deborah s Moroccan ex lover Hassan At stake is all she holds dear Secrets of the Pomegranate explores with compassion sensitivity and despite the tragic events humour the complicated ties between sisters between mothers and sons and between lovers set against a background of cultural difference and prejudices rooted in Granada s long history of Muslim Christian struggles for power Secrets of the Pomegranate has been awarded an IndieBrag Medallion Preview Secrets of the Pomegranate Barbara Lamplugh was born and grew up in London She studied Language and English at York University before moving to Shropshire where she lived on and off for over twenty five years The off parts included an overland trip to Kathmandu in a converted fire engine and a journey on the Trans Siberian Railway followed by several months backpacking around Southeast Asia She described her travels in Kathmandu by Truck 1976 and Trans Siberia by Rail 1979 published by Roger Lascelles Preferring variety to routine she has worked as a librarian a project officer for Age Concern a volunteer bureau organiser a teacher of English an editor and translator and a journalist In 1999 spurred by the challenge of living in a different culture she headed for Granada in Spain where she still lives inspired by views of hills and the Alhambra from her sunny terrace As a regular features writer for the magazine Living Spain she contributed around a hundred articles on

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  • SilverWood Books - Look the Other Way
    Constable and a Clinical Psychologist a fast paced crime thriller set in South Africa Devon and London For twenty years few cared that Kem Siblisi had been incarcerated in a notorious South African prison for murder other than the father of the victim He never believed Kem was guilty and asks his detective friend Joel Grant to find the truth Whilst on sick leave Joel travels to South Africa where he teams up with Kem s lawyers in a search for new evidence Joel s complex personal life becomes even more chaotic but he is still driven to discover whether Kem is a victim of Apartheid injustice or does his survival amongst the numbers gangs of Pollsmoor Prison offer other explanations Back in the UK Joel s partner s shop in Devon is set on fire Joel suspects he is under surveillance as conspiracies and corruption at the highest levels of British Government are exposed by the police with astonishingly dramatic consequences Find out more here Colin Port and Dr Moira Hamlin come from very different backgrounds but have both lived and worked in Africa London and the West Country They worked together for five years and it is their joint interest in fun and excellence which drove them to write this book Colin is a career detective who retired in 2013 as a Chief Constable He has worked for the UN International Tribunals and was ACPO Association of Chief Police Officers lead for International Policing Described by the The Times last year as one of the country s top detectives he is no stranger to controversy or newspaper front pages and headlines nor to challenging the status quo or the Establishment Colin currently runs his own leadership and management consultancy Moira is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who worked in

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