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New & Selected Stories By Roger Paige
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A boy watches his father fighting a famous Canadian wrestler and years later hears how his parents escaped from Poland. A man on holiday in Russia buys Chekhov’s samovar from an old antique... More > dealer. The death of a Chinese emperor leads to a search for his successor. A tired Pope goes on a secret holiday to a spa in Tuscany. Elvis arrives in Heaven to be greeted by an angel. On a snowy train journey across Canada several passengers reflect upon their pasts. An old, disgraced grandmaster visits a Portsmouth chess club. A young clerk in the post office takes a day off work with a twisted ankle. Two old university friends plan a performance for the Edinburgh Fringe. These stories are set in various countries. Some are comic, others speculatively serious or semi-autobiographical. The cover photograph is of Carraigh Fhada lighthouse on Islay.< Less
Last POW Out By Larry Reeves
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Fiction - Hard back. Marine Lance Corporal Timothy Williams, a hillbilly boy from the hills of Eastern Kentucky, lived the horror of war as he saw his friends and fellow Marines being killed. He was... More > tired of the death he saw and he wanted no more of the killing he was forced to do. He wished for a way out of the agony. Through a turn of fate he was taken from the war only to spend years as a prisoner of war. He became the “Last POW Out” of Vietnam. Terry Davis, a computer engineer while working for the Marine Corps designing a new computer security system, came across information that brought an encounter between him and Tim Williams. Tommy Willard also served in Vietnam, the secrets he knew he swore to take to the grave with him. The mystery unravels as the reader learns what Terry Davis knows and the secrets Tommy Willard swore to keep. Intended for mature readers.< Less
Last POW Out By Larry Reeves
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Fiction - Paperback. Marine Lance Corporal Timothy Williams, a hillbilly boy from the hills of Eastern Kentucky, lived the horror of war as he saw his friends and fellow Marines being killed. He... More > was tired of the death he saw and he wanted no more of the killing he was forced to do. He wished for a way out of the agony. Through a turn of fate he was taken from the war only to spend years as a prisoner of war. He became the “Last POW Out” of Vietnam. Terry Davis, a computer engineer while working for the Marine Corps designing a new computer security system, came across information that brought an encounter between him and Tim Williams. Tommy Willard also served in Vietnam, the secrets he knew he swore to take to the grave with him. The mystery unravels as the reader learns what Terry Davis knows and the secrets Tommy Willard swore to keep. Intended for mature readers.< Less
Santa Claws By Patrick M. Ohana
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Moses, the main character of Santa Claws, discovers sex and the verity of Freud’s insight, finds out about death and the cruelty of consciousness, loses his mind and realizes that desperation... More > is clawed, accepts the fact that we are all going to die and that life is short. Using hard-nosed, funny, succinct narrative, spangled with epigrammatic short stories, striving essays, contemplative poetry, playful plays and empirical studies, the novel intimates a singular Moses; one who does not rise to lead anybody–-he practically despises everyone save Sophie and certain fury creatures–-retreating inwards to fight the inevitable. Savvy readers will be interested by this novel; those not afraid to be shocked, mocked and challenged; those ready to be saddened and disappointed; those looking for some bemusement coupled with existential angst; those tired of fleeting romanticism and religious dogma.< Less
Santa Claws By Patrick M. Ohana
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Moses, the main character of Santa Claws, discovers sex and the verity of Freud’s insight, finds out about death and the cruelty of consciousness, loses his mind and realizes that desperation... More > is clawed, accepts the fact that we are all going to die and that life is short. Using hard-nosed, funny, succinct narrative, spangled with epigrammatic short stories, striving essays, contemplative poetry, playful plays and empirical studies, the novel intimates a singular Moses; one who does not rise to lead anybody–-he practically despises everyone save Sophie and certain fury creatures–-retreating inwards to fight the inevitable. Savvy readers will be interested by this novel; those not afraid to be shocked, mocked and challenged; those ready to be saddened and disappointed; those looking for some bemusement coupled with existential angst; those tired of fleeting romanticism and religious dogma.< Less
Last POW Out By Larry Reeves
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Fiction - Hard back. Marine Lance Corporal Timothy Williams, a hillbilly boy from the hills of Eastern Kentucky, lived the horror of war as he saw his friends and fellow Marines being killed. He was... More > tired of the death he saw and he wanted no more of the killing he was forced to do. He wished for a way out of the agony. Through a turn of fate he was taken from the war only to spend years as a prisoner of war. He became the “Last POW Out” of Vietnam. Terry Davis, a computer engineer while working for the Marine Corps designing a new computer security system, came across information that brought an encounter between him and Tim Williams. Tommy Willard also served in Vietnam, the secrets he knew he swore to take to the grave with him. The mystery unravels as the reader learns what Terry Davis knows and the secrets Tommy Willard swore to keep. Intended for mature readers.< Less
The Dying Art By Viv Kemmett
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The Dying Art explores the lives of a small mixed community living in an Island in the sun - their loves, their losses, their humour, their tragedies and their secrets. It is also a story of revenge... More > and the three very different women who join together to deliver their own brand of justice. A Trinity of woman - an old matriarch with a lifetime's knowledge of herbs and potions mourns the loss of her only son, a young disillusioned wife with hatred in her heart has a child in her belly to protect, and a modern British Asian woman whose family have sworn to kill her because she has dared to love the wrong man, is tired of running. These three women form an uneasy, yet powerful alliance and their sentence is death. It is summer and the heat is rising....< Less
Last POW Out By Larry Reeves
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Fiction - Marine Lance Corporal Timothy Williams, a hillbilly boy from the hills of Eastern Kentucky, lived the horror of war as he saw his friends and fellow Marines being killed. He was tired of... More > the death he saw and he wanted no more of the killing he was forced to do. He wished for a way out of the agony. Through a turn of fate he was taken from the war only to spend years as a prisoner of war. He became the “Last POW Out” of Vietnam. Terry Davis, a computer engineer while working for the Marine Corps designing a new computer security system, came across information that brought an encounter between him and Tim Williams. Tommy Willard also served in Vietnam, the secrets he knew he swore to take to the grave with him. The mystery unravels as the reader learns what Terry Davis knows and the secrets Tommy Willard swore to keep. Intended for mature readers.< Less
Joshuah Ben Ya'Akob Ben Gennesaret By Geoffrey Scott-Baker
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Joshuah Ben Ya'akob Ben Gennesaret , better known to the world as Jesus Christ, is sitting alone in a small candle lit room high on the plateau of Masada during the mass suicide of 73AD. Old, tired... More > and distraught that his people should be driven to this bloody end the octogenarian commits the story of his turbulent life to parchment. He tells of his childhood and the ministry that took Palestine by storm, his failure to ignite rebellion against the Roman occupation, how he cheated death on the cross, and his travels into northwest India before returning to Masada to die. This fictional autobiography relates a tale of hope, triumph, love, violence and finally regret from a failed prophet whose all consuming love for his God brought light and healing to thousands but ultimately destroyed his life.< Less

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