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  • SilverWood Books - Fiction
    Paperback 8 99 Shadows MJ Rowley Paperback 9 99 Day of the Dolls Morgan Maelor Jones Paperback 8 00 Cross Currents Beatrice Aird O Hanlon Paperback 12 95 The Red Effect Harvey Black Paperback 8 99 Avarice Graham Cawley Paperback 8 99 So Fair is the Dawn Roger Conway Hyde Paperback 11 99 INCEPTIO Alison Morton Paperback 9 99 Good Friday MJ Rowley Paperback 10 99 Silicon Tales Ella Price

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  • SilverWood Books - Fiction
    Fiction Self Development Memoir Biography Poetry Business Children Teens Military Follow us on Sign up for eNews Fiction Estate Agents Beware Ken Wise Paperback 8 99 Tales Within R H Suleyman Paperback 7 99 Adongiva Jim Costello Paperback 10 99 The Baobab s Covenant with Rain Isam Babiker Paperback 9 99 Baobab s Covenant with Rain The Hardback Edition Isam Babiker Hardback 15 99 Forbishi Ferdinand Awa Fru Paperback 9

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  • SilverWood Books - The Frozen Dream
    how many there were but there were far more than expected As the boy king Edward VI lays dying in Greenwich Palace three ships set sail from London to find a new route to China across the North Pole At their helm is Richard Chancellor a reluctant pilot general who is more scholar than sailor He must leave his entire life behind him his work his family and his beautiful wealthy lover Kate Thomas When the ships are forced to land in uncharted Arctic lands a plucky cabin boy named Arthur Petty is taken in by a native Sami tribe after his shipmates abandon him Richard meanwhile finds himself at the court of the formidable Tsar Ivan the Terrible who coerces him into waging a war on Arthur and his new people When Arthur discovers Ivan and Richard s plans for the Sami he will stop at nothing to save them Will he with the help of the headstrong Kate be able to bring peace to Lapland and return Richard to England The Frozen Dream is a novel about a forgotten chapter of English history tucked between the oft remembered dramas of Henry VIII and Elizabeth It s an extraordinary tale of courage endurance murder war betrayal tragedy and love Edward James is rather like his hero the Tudor chronicler Richard Hakluyt neither of them went to sea and both were fascinated by ships and seafaring from a young age Edward blames it on growing up beside the Thames in the days when the big ships still came up river to the Royal Docks After taking a history degree at Oxford Edward initially became a university lecturer in Britain and America teaching social policy and later a civil servant in what is now the Department of Work and Pensions in

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  • SilverWood Books - A Kiss From France
    eyes strayed to the card She picked it up and touched the gossamer silk inlay with its three flowers a poppy a daisy and forget me not embroidered in the patriotic colours of red white and blue above a Union Jack Below it she read the greeting A Kiss from France This was the first contact she had had with Harry Slater since their night in the hotel a month ago Dangerous munitions work links two very different women in WWI Britain Ambitious Lizzie Fenwick puts a note in a box of ammunition shells which triggers an exciting wartime romance In the face of increasing casualty figures patriotic Eunice Wilson is overcome with regret for shunning her conscripted husband Events soon mean Lizzie must make hard choices and accept that a less romantic future beckons Meanwhile Eunice attempts to cope with personal tragedy Peace returns but with it comes the discovery of a betrayal which sets the two women on a potential collision course where they must confront everything they thought they knew about love and loyalty And let go of what they want to hold on to most Susan Hughes grew up near a small mining village in Northumberland For as long as she can remember books have been a part of her life When she didn t have her nose in a book she was climbing trees catching water boatmen from a nearby burn or go carting in country lanes with the kids next door After University she worked in the City of London during the frenetic Big Bang boom of financial de regulation before marriage and family life led to a desire for a change of gear A move to the rural West Country enabled her to raise her sons near the coast encouraged her to indulge

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  • SilverWood Books - Children of the Chieftain: Betrayed
    rack on which barrels were resting horizontally It was from these racks that the two fish barrels had been pushed the night before At the end of the rows of shelves was a large frame on which hung legs of smoked meat On the left hand side of the cave a stream ran in and disappeared through a tunnel at the other end When the town of Birka is raided by the most fearsome of Vikings the Jomsviking many of the people are captured A group of orphans are forced to take action and lead their friends in a desperate attempt to rescue the captives But not all of their allies are as loyal as they should be The brave children are betrayed and find themselves in grave danger of captivity and risk being sold into slavery Michael E Wills was born on the Isle of Wight UK and educated at the Priory Boys School and Carisbrooke Grammar He trained as a teacher at St Peter s College Saltley Birmingham before working at a secondary school in Kent for two years After re training to become a teacher of English as a Foreign Language he worked in Sweden for thirteen years During this period he wrote several English language teaching books His teaching career has included time working in rural Sweden a sojourn that first sparked his now enduring interest in Scandinavian history and culture an interest that after many years of research both academic and in the field led him to write Finn s Fate and the sequel novel Three Kings One Throne His boyhood interest in Georgian military history was re kindled by a visit to the Red Coats Museum in Salisbury and subsequently developed by time spent doing research in Quebec and New York State This research

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  • SilverWood Books - To Catch a Falling Star
    book in Anna Belfrage s series featuring time traveller Alexandra Lind and her seventeenth century husband Matthew Graham Some gifts are double edged swords For Matthew Graham being given the gift of his former Scottish manor is a dream come true For his wife Alex this gift will force her to undertake a perilous sea journey leaving most of their extensive family in the Colony of Maryland Alex is torn apart by this but staying behind while her husband travels to Scotland is no option Scotland in 1688 is a divided country torn between the papist Stuart king and the foreign but Protestant William of Orange In the Lowlands popular opinion is with Dutch William and Matthew s reluctance to openly support him does not endear him to his former friends and neighbours While Matthew struggles to come to terms with the fact that Scotland of 1688 bears little resemblance to his lovingly conserved memories Alex is forced to confront unresolved issues from her past including her overly curious brother in law Luke Graham And then there s the further complication of the dashing flamboyant Viscount Dundee a man who knocks Alex completely off her feet All the turmoil that accompanies their return to Scotland pales into insignificance when a letter arrives detailing the calamities threatening their youngest daughter in Maryland at the hand of that most obnoxious minister Richard Campbell Matthew and Alex have no choice but to hasten back no matter the heartache this causes Will they make it back in time And what will Richard Campbell do To Catch a Falling Star was the Historical Novel Society s Indie Editor s choice in 2015 Want to see all of Anna s Books Click here to visit her author page I was raised abroad on a pungent mix

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  • SilverWood Books - Wulfsuna
    Reviews A roar erupted from the few Angles surrounding them who killed and gutted as many as they could before the Seaxans overcame their surprise Wild fowl scattered and the cockle waders ran for their lives Sieghild yelled instructions as Wulfsuna leaped for weapons drew axes or fought with fists AD433 Torn apart when Rome abandoned Bryton the Wulfsuna are a disparate tribe Twenty years on two long ships sail for the east fens to honour their Warrior Lord s dream and reunite with lost kin Soon after landing however a murderous betrayal divides loyalties some craving revenge and others indignant on pursuing their Lord s dream Blood and brotherhood are tested to their deadly limits The discovery of a young Seer adds to the turmoil Expelled from her village after foretelling of an attack by blue painted savages the Wulfsuna are equally wary of the one they call Nix None fear her more than Lord Wulfgar who refuses to believe an ancient saga bearing his name is weaving the Seer s destiny into his own But a treacherous rival threatens their fate and Wulfgar must accept the Seer s magic may be all that can save them E S Moxon is of Anglo Italian heritage and her life has always involved languages and travel Her parents love history and growing up she spent many family holidays visiting ancient burial sites and stone circles exploring Britain s multi cultural past Her Italian grandfather somewhat of a rascal in his youth would regale her with his roguish adventures This oral storytelling akin to old sagas told around fires in Saxon and Viking mead halls fuelled Elaine s passion for writing from a young age and she s loved it ever since The author knows and loves her research this is plain

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  • SilverWood Books - Whither Thou Goest
    beyond no matter where I choose to go In their rural home in the Colony of Maryland Matthew and Alex Graham are still recovering from the awful events of the previous years when Luke Graham Matthew s estranged brother asks them for a favour Alex has no problems whatsoever ignoring Luke s sad plea for help In her opinion Matthew s brother is an evil excuse of a man who deserves whatever nasty stuff fate throws at him Except as Matthew points out Luke is begging them to save his son his misled Charlie one of the Monmouth rebels and can Charlie Graham be held responsible for his father s ill deeds So off they go on yet another adventure this time to the West Indies to find a young man neither of them knows but who faces imminent death on a sugar plantation condemned to slavery for treason The journey is hazardous and along the way Alex comes face to face with a most disturbing ghost from her previous life a man she would much have preferred never to have met Time is running out for Charlie Graham Matthew is haunted by reawakened memories of his days as an indentured servant and then there s the eerie Mr Brown Charlie s new owner who will do anything to keep his secrets safe anything at all Will Matthew deliver his nephew from imminent death And will they ever make it back home Whither Thou Goest was the Historical Novel Society s Indie Editor s choice in 2014 Want to see all of Anna s books Click here to visit her author page I was raised abroad on a pungent mix of Latin American culture English history and Swedish traditions As a result I m multilingual and most of my reading

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