Dawn Maddison is no typical teenager. For example; she would hang out with her cousin Sophie Maddison, and some of her other friends, but her real passion, was to train, and become a pilot, just like... More > her brother-in-law Bradley Smith. Dawn spent more of her spare time learning to fly, than she did, anything else.
This is her story. It tells of her dedication, and commitment, to become one of the youngest female’s in the country, to obtain their pilots license. In between, her training lessons, she also has her exams to take at school, these were also just as important, for she would need very good grades, if she was to fulfil her dream of become a commercial airline pilot, later on in her life. The pressure on her becomes immense, as she tries to juggle her life. Flying lessons, School Exams, and added to this, entire she gets involved with a boy at her school.< Less
During the initial months of their separation, Susan had written quite often. Dundee was a big town in comparison to Easingwold, and she’d had a lot that she wanted to share. But eventually... More > Susan’s letters became shorter and further apart. Within a year they had stopped writing altogether. When Charlotte’s Aunt Anne died, the letter Charlotte sent to Susan was returned unopened. No such person as Susan Challenger resided at that address.
And then, after more than three years of silence, Susan showed up on Charlotte’s doorstep. The once happy-go-lucky young woman had been come a nervous, tearful and sometimes hysterical woman perhaps near the brink of a total breakdown. Charlotte hadn’t known what to do for her. But she could not, under any circumstances; turn away her friend. Once again, they were their only family. A week after her arrival, Susan discovered that she was pregnant.< Less
Jane wouldn't have taken any notice of the story in the newspaper, but the headline that described the victim, made her sit up and take notice. could it be the same person? She had to find out, what... More > happened, and who was responsible. Justice had to be done!< Less
This is a story about one very bright; and talented young girl (Sorry; Zombie!) Who is currently doing her schooling at the Canon Lee Specialist Art’s College, in the ancient City of York. All... More > but, a small number of other students at Canon Lee, know that Sophie Maddison, is actually a Zombie. Those select number of individuals, are themselves, either Vampire’s, or in Sophie’s case, fellow zombie’s. Their identity has been kept a well guarded secret for decades, until one day, one of the other student’s, who isn’t a member of the un-dead society (Vampire, or Zombie), discloses that secret.
The result of this breaking news has repercussions beyond that individual’s wildest dream. Facing the probability of either being turned into a member of the un-dead society, or worse, being killed! Sophie Maddison put’s her un-dead life on the line, to save that particular individual.< Less
Maxine Cuthbertson, the wife of Jeremy Cuthbertson, is about to become embroiled in one of the most terrible murder investigations, the North Yorkshire Police have ever been involved in. Supported... More > by a large contingent of uniformed police officers from the West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire Police Constabularies, the hunt is on to catch the serial killer or killers? A tangled web of lies, deceit. Coupled with sordid acts of depravity, and murder.< Less
The woman wearing something pink walked past his line of sight. Damn! Steady. Wait. Wait. Account for height. He adjusted the mildots in the sight; moving the crosshairs (in the telescopic sight)... More > only slightly. Check. Hold steady. Steady. Another rumbling of thunder. A deep breath…Target in the crosshairs. With the slightest squeeze, he pulled the trigger…Target down. One, two, three, four, five, six…he counted, but the target did not get up. He looked to his left, at the house where he’d heard the dog barking. No other lights came on. With a wild glint in his eyes, he lowered the rifle next to his side, turned and headed back to his car; excitement rushing through him. Once inside, he laid the gun down, barrel toward the floor, resting the stock on the passenger seat. He took a deep breath, exhaled, and started the engine. His adrenaline was pumping, his heart pounding. He checked the rearview and side mirrors before pulling away from the curb.< Less
It's 1773. Career diplomat Benjamin Hackett returns to York and the shocking news his estranged elder brother, has not only killed his friend in a duel but become engaged to the woman he had hoped to... More > marry. To learn more about the suspect duel, Benjamin reluctantly attends a weekend house party to celebrate his brother’s engagement. House guests get more than they bargained for when a lady’s maid is murdered, the bride-to-be attacked, and a guest is shot dead. Benjamin uncovers a connection between these sinister acts and his brother's duel. He must also confront a cruel twist of fate that explains why his brother loathes him and will go to any lengths to discredit him in Polite Society.< Less
Career diplomat Benjamin Hackett has been elevated to a Marquis he doesn't want and Polite Society believes he doesn't deserve; his lover has decided she won't marry him after all and the suspicion... More > he murdered his brother still lingers in York drawing rooms. So returning to York after seven months' seclusion may have been a mistake. Benjamin's foreboding deepens when a nobody vicar drops dead at a party-political dinner; he witnesses the very public humiliation of an up and coming portrait painter, and his rabble-rousing uncle Cornelius is bashed and left for dead in a laneway. When the vicar's true identity is revealed, Benjamin suspects the man was poisoned. But who would want a seemingly harmless man of God murdered, and why?< Less
Alison smiled at the nurse, as she sat down on top of her.
She forced the knife into Anne’s chest slowly, and repeatedly, until she saw the pain leave her face, and the life go out of her... More > eyes…No witnesses she thought; just like nanny had taught her…!< Less
Dr. Joseph Barlington, is a Family Guidance Counsellor that has the special ability to see deep inside other people. He can see their spirits. He volunteers at Easingwold’s St Monica's hospital... More > in order to be as close to death as possible, for during most fatalities, he watches the spirit of the recently deceased depart this world in a display of pure joyous wonder.
Throughout his life, he celebrates his ability in secret, focusing on the sheer elation of these transitions, until one day he is shown that not all spirits are willing or able to take that all important step to the next realm. Weaker spirits, small and dim to Joe’s eyes, face a darker fate.< Less