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  • SilverWood Books - Spannered
    vaguely like a distant choir like a snatch of sweet sharp voices sampled and made strange and as it flows into its simple rhythm the crowd begins to gather and sway A vivid account of the squat party experience a pumped up Fear and Loathing transplanted to Bristol England we are taken on an odyssey aving it to pounding techno in a dirty warehouse Read this book the story of the real 90s ecstasy revolution Chris Liberator Stay Up Forever Records Bert Random s book is a vivid gritty and arresting account of 90s free party experience illustrated by Silent Hobo Boswell Nik III Natalie Sandells Rose Sanderson For more information and to check out track lists visit spanneredbooks com Read an interview with the author in German noise and politics magazine DATACIDE Bert Random crawled into a speaker in 1990 when he was 16 years old and emerged over a decade later with nothing but ringing eardrums dusty trainers and a random handful of scribbled notes It has taken him until now to decipher his handwriting and begin piecing it all together Despite repeated attempts to escape from Bristol he is currently living there again though this time he is enjoying seeing it through the fresh eyes of his wife and young son When not daydreaming about having his head in a bassbin he works part time for a small but useful charity Want to know more Read an interview with the author in German noise and politics magazine DATACIDE Love it It put me right back to the days when I was doing exactly the same thing in London 1995 Only I was one of the DJ s and I had my own set of parameters to deal with like who was playing next who was organizing the

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  • SilverWood Books - Travels with a Briefcase
    Development Memoir Biography Poetry Business Children Teens Military Follow us on Sign up for eNews Travels with a Briefcase Peter Knight The Book The Author Entertaining fragments of a nomadic and sometimes working life from the author of the autobiographical Not Half A Life Travels with a Briefcase is part autobiography part geography with here and there a little dash of history It was originally conceived as the story of the author s working life abroad minus the work Peter Knight s career took him for reasons he still finds somewhat baffling to many far flung exotic corners of the globe In this light hearted account of his experiences he retraces his steps to evoke memories and impressions of some very foreign parts From the Philippines to Salvador Allende s Chile via such alluring tourist spots as Qaddafi s immediate post coup Libya Haiti under the notorious Baby Doc Duvallier and pre liberation Czechoslovakia there is never a dull moment A worthy successor to Not Half A Life which chronicles the author s early years Peter Knight was born in Bristol He was educated in Cheltenham Sierra Leone where he served with the Royal West African Frontier Force and the

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  • SilverWood Books - The Owl and the Earl
    more than he can chew Tasked with finding a great deal of money to repair the dilapidated hunt stables Hector quickly discovers that whilst the great and the good of the county want to help they are not prepared to do so if it means burying various hatchets or agreeing with one another As a result he soon finds that almost every step forward is matched by another one back His powers of diplomacy and stocks of tact are brought to the edge of exhaustion as he strains every sinew to persuade those most closely linked to the Blankshire to make common cause As the deadline approaches Hector has to call in various allies from afar to help and with every step of the way dogged by imminent comic chaos and confusion the pace only increases as the rivalry and tension builds to a deliciously nuanced climax A fast moving comedy of manners set in the fictional county of Blankshire Paul Smith was born in Manchester always Cheshire to his mother Having stumbled somewhat nonplussed into a state Grammar School at 11 he evolved a highly effective system of only ever working when all other possibilities had been exhausted Late flowering scholastic skills did allow progress to the Sixth form and then University Qualifying as a lawyer in the 1980s he subsequently built up a very successful insurance business At the moment he is busy developing a second rapidly growing financial services firm Commercial success and its rewards have allowed him to develop interesting new tastes and both hunting and shooting have appeared to him as essential and immensely invigorating ways of living life Over the last 25 years or so he has hunted with the crack Yorkshire hunts still thriving within the law and had the pleasure of joining

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  • SilverWood Books - Harvey Black Author Page
    War where he feared for his life after being dragged from his car by KGB soldiers Since then he has lived a more sedate life in the private sector as a director for an international company and now enjoys the pleasures of writing Harvey is married with four children Harvey Black is the author of three series The Devils with Wings series Devils with Wings Frozen Sun The Cold War

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  • SilverWood Books - A Chance Kill
    grey and sedate it was hard to imagine a phrase less likely to emerge from his lips than your chance to kill A Chance Kill is a wartime thriller romance Can an individual shape a remarkable destiny or is it all by chance Based upon true events seventeen year old Polish catholic Dyta Zaj c finds herself forced away from wartime Warsaw due to her family s shadowy connections Dyta s time on the run sets her on a path towards confronting the ultimate Nazi Half a continent away an RAF crew embarks on Britain s little known first offensive of the war In a story of fear versus hope the unspoken limits of loyalty are exposed and the value of a compromised life is contested Dyta s destiny edges closer to that of the RAF crew and toward the Allies most brazen covert operation to strike at the Nazi elite Even more dangerous than the enemy however is the assumption that your enemy s enemy is your friend Dealing with a physical disability twisted and transposed to a character in A Chance Kill prompted Paul to change his life and give up full time teaching to write He studied

    Original URL path: http://www.silverwoodbooks.co.uk/product/9781781323137/a-chance-kill (2016-02-16)
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  • SilverWood Books - Poems of the Poppies Poetry Anthology Vol 1
    whether I am alive or dead The price of reality is messing with my head The poems in this anthology are the winning entries in the 2009 FLOW for All poetry competition FLOW for All The F orces L iterary O rganisation W orldwide is dedicated to offering assistance to those who have suffered from the effects of war especially the suffering shared by servicemen and women their relatives and their friends Proceeds from the sales of the book will be used to support FLOW for All helping them to become a registered charity and to employ counsellors for those in need of care and support For more information please visit The Forces Literary Organisation Worldwide s website at flowforall org READ AN EXTRACT You can see inside this book and read selected pages using BookBuzzr courtesy of fReado com COVER IMAGE Courtesy of Giles Penfound formerly Chief Press Photographer for the British Army Last year Forces Sweetheart and recent chart topper Dame Vera Lynn agreed to become FLOW for All s official patron and spoke movingly at the launch in Brighton of the organisation s first poetry anthology Voices of the Poppies read more here This year Major General

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  • SilverWood Books - The Black Effect
    of its GDP The Soviet Union is in trouble Where should they turn for a solution Their answer the West On the 5th July 1984 the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact launched a massive preemptive conventional strike against the West sending the NATO forces reeling Follow Jacko and Bradley and their allies as they fight off the Soviet Union Can the NATO forces recover and hold their ground Will the Soviet Union succeed Or will it end in an outright defeat Follow the series of gripping events in The Black Effect the second instalment in Harvey Black s Cold War trilogy Want to see all of Harvey s books Click here to visit his author page Number 1 Best Selling Author in Amazon War Fiction A qualified parachutist Harvey Black served with British Army Intelligence for over ten years His experience ranges from covert surveillance in Northern Ireland to operating in Communist East Berlin during the cold war where he feared for his life after being dragged from his car by KGB soldiers Since then he has lived a more sedate life in the private sector as a Director for an International Company but now enjoys the pleasures of writing Harvey is married with four children Want to know more Find Harvey Black on Twitter black author You can also stay up to date by visiting his blog harveyblackauthor org Harvey Black s geopolitical survey is beautifully intertwined with personal stories of his characters He builds tension relentlessly looking forward to the next book Alison Morton author tension suspense action intrigue and moments of tenderness too which are a nice touch I recommend the book entirely Stephen Bird Factual along with gripping takes me back to the days of the BAOR and what we all trained for look forward

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  • SilverWood Books - Girl Cop in Trouble
    for eNews Girl Cop in Trouble Sandy Osborne The Book The Author Reviews Press Room Sally looked at the face resting on the pillow next to hers The rhythmic breathing provided the backdrop for the faintest smirk of contentment evident from the upturned corners of his mouth Sally immediately felt sick with a thousand regrets Revenge wasn t so sweet in fact it was decidedly sour which combined with a gruesome hangover caused a wave of nausea to flood over her A romantic comedy and standalone sequel chronicling the life and loves of a female British Policewoman on the beat set in the Heritage City of Bath UK PC Sally Gentle is now a fully fledged officer and Girl Cop in Trouble takes Sally on another action packed and emotional journey as she strives to hone her policing skills The day to day sights afforded by her unique access all areas profession bring with them extremes of emotion from dealing with eccentric members of the public to coping with death on various levels But there s trouble ahead when Sally s attempts to consolidate her relationship with Alex are hampered after she is accused of crimes against Alex s ex This fast paced romantic comedy will have you laughing and crying in equal measures as it chronicles Sally s experience of policing and love in the 1990s Girl Cop in Trouble will continue to support The Police Dependants Trust and St Peter s Hospice Sandy Osborne is a serving police officer who has propelled herself into the mind boggling world of PR and marketing following the publication of her first novel Girl Cop the life and loves of an officer on the beat Girl Cop in Trouble is her second novel Fact meets fiction and becomes Bridget Jones in uniform

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