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(t/a Matt McAvoy and MJV Literary Services)

THE FREEDOM OF FALCONRY

"THE FREEDOM OF FALCONRY"
S.J. Manarin
BUY FROM AMAZON
The Freedom of Falconry - explains the basics of falconry: the history of the sport, the equipment used, the different methods used to raise and train birds of prey and why falconers do what they do. But this book will also explore something that few falconry books do: the unique relationship between a falconer and their raptor, told by falconry expert Sarah-Jane Manarin - founder of the Coda Falconry Bird of Prey Centre.
GONE TO THE DOGS

"GONE TO THE DOGS"
Simon Gary
BUY FROM AMAZON
Gone to the Dogs ran for five series between 1973 and 1977. At its peak, the 1975 Christmas Special drew an incredible twenty-one million viewers, a number unheard of in today’s multi-media age. It spawned a plethora of much-loved catchphrases and characters, which still resonate, with those of a certain age at least, to this very day. Join the cast and writers as they take you on a journey into the real story of this most beloved of shows, through the loves, the tragedies, the highs and the lows; that legendary hare is still very much running!
THE ECLIPSE DANCER

"THE ECLIPSE DANCER"
Laura Koerber
BUY FROM AMAZON

2019 REVIEWERS' CHOICE
READER VIEWS
Andy's heart filled with exultation. She raised her arms, fanned out her fingers, and arched her feet until she was on her toes. "I have changed," she whispered. The light exploded into a ring of fire in a black sky: total eclipse. She gently rose up into the warm, dark air and began to dance.
THE MIRRORED BOX

"THE MIRRORED BOX"
Angelique Manon
BUY FROM AMAZON
Angelique thinks she has the perfect life. She is young, beautiful, lives with her wealthy family in a natural paradise, in the South of France and is engaged to the man she loves. But then tragedy strikes. Cast off by her fiancee and rejected by her family, Angelique has no choice but to flee. On her journey she meets Nina, a mysterious and beautiful woman for whom money, sex and power have no limits.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NOIR

"ROCKY MOUNTAIN NOIR"
Peter Learn
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It's going to take a lot to raise Jack Hammer's head out of the puddle of horse-piss draft beer he's drowning his sorrows in. A right-wing plot to regress humanity to Neanderthals in order to ensure a conservative dynasty is just the thing. Especially when fourteen-year-old Thormeen Ormsby is kidnapped to use as a test case. Follow Canmore's premier dwarf detective as he and his crew battle the forces of evil.
MY LIFE BEGAN AT FORTY

"MY LIFE BEGAN AT FORTY"
Michael Irwin
BUY FROM AMAZON
Ten years in the making, this real-life journal of a drug trafficker's 6 years behind bars is a revelation, and has become an invaluable resource for criminology professionals - it is as close to living the reality of prison life as most of us will ever get. This inspiring book is a must-read for anybody who feels unable to rehabilitate, and a fantastic resource for those with loved ones - or themselves - facing time in prison.
FISH FARM

"FISH FARM"
Walt Sautter
BUY FROM AMAZON
When Tyron collapsed it took Jack’s career and his pension with it. He just knew, deep inside, that the company’s demise was orchestrated by the CEO, James Wheeler and that Wheeler had made off with millions. The thirst for revenge boiled incessantly in Jack’s belly until he finally came up with his vengeful scheme and the courage to carry it out!
FLOW LIKE A RIVER

"FLOW LIKE A RIVER"
Mark Guillerman
BUY FROM AMAZON
When the patriarch of a New Orleans crime family dies in a fight-to-the-death with a Chanas Indian chief on the banks of the Mississippi River, little does he know his direct descendant, William Laveaux, will seek revenge 75 years later. On its surface, this novel pits the working class folk of a small Texas town against a ruthless crime lord intent on avenging the death of his grandfather. At its core, it's a novel about the spirituality of the people and of the native American culture that pre-dated their time in the land of the Sacred River.
GEEZING ALONG AT 80: SHAKING OFF THE LAST DROP

"GEEZING ALONG AT 80: SHAKING OFF THE LAST DROP"
Anthony Anastasi
BUY FROM AMAZON
This book is written for seniors, potential seniors, and the young, who think that they will never grow old. Telling, in his own inimitable style, the eight decade life story of a first generation American - the son of Italian migrants - who has never lost his enthusiasm for life and his country. It may be disjointed, disorganized and rambling: the product of a clueless codger.
A TIME TO WEEP AND A TIME TO LAUGH

"A TIME TO WEEP AND A TIME TO LAUGH"
Reverend Canon Robert Donkin
BUY FROM AMAZON
Robert was called to the Priesthood at 16 and was guided towards Ordination by local priests. Robert was ordained in 1974 at 23 years, the youngest a priest can be, according to Canon law. He has served in many parishes in South Wales, before becoming a Canon of Llandaff Cathedral in 2005 and serving on the Cathedral Chapter for 9 years.
THE COMPLETE POETRY OF NORMAN A.J. BERISFORD

"THE COMPLETE POETRY OF NORMAN A.J. BERISFORD"
Norman A.J. Berisford
BUY FROM AMAZON
The Complete Poetry of Norman AJ Berisford is the much anticipated release of the poet’s work. His whimsical and often sublime writing explores the compelling themes of nature, age, love and loss and promises to capture the hearts and minds of its readers.
SALT OF THE EARTH

"SALT OF THE EARTH"
Kate Moschandreas
BUY FROM AMAZON
It’s 2038, and Jess Prentiss, a chemistry student, is being chased. Fleeing from one narrow escape to another, Jess finds herself in a massive power struggle involving cut-throat capitalism, worldwide famine, the Governor of California and a radical environmental group. With time ticking, Jess must discover which players are the good guys - and whether the man who appears out of nowhere is someone she can trust with her life... and heart.
SUPERI: REBORN

"SUPERI: REBORN"
Clint Thurmon & Christina R. Williams
BUY FROM AMAZON
Between 2,500 and 3,000 years ago an Angeli by the name of Nathon Bealson made a wonderful discovery. With the aid of his ability, he was able to open a great gate way that allowed Superians to travel to any of the dozens of moons surrounding their planet, but it wasn’t enough. It was then he made a terrible discovery, a life changing discovery that would curse us all.
THE MEDAL OF PURITY

"THE MEDAL OF PURITY"
B.P. Smythe
BUY FROM AMAZON
The harrowing account of a Nazi family in World War Two. Karl Borch is a senior SS officer, promoted to commandant of Pullhausen concentration camp. Karl’s brief, as a eugenics physician, is to create an Aryan master race, eradicating genetic defects from society and physically enhancing humans through experimentation and surgical procedure, while maintaining a holiday camp atmosphere for Nazi party propaganda. When the war is finally over and the camps are liberated, Karl and his fellow SS officers learn what it is like to be the persecuted ones.
ASSIGNED

"ASSIGNED"
Tomi Farrell
BUY FROM AMAZON
From the moment she was born he has been in her life, watching her. He has studied her every expression, feeling, thought… Because she felt, like any other person… And, he didn’t… Why does she laugh? Why does she cry? Why does she feel…? Despite his exhaustive knowledge about her, he couldn’t answer these questions. For this, he was assigned to her. And now, their time has come.
MONOLAND: INTO THE GRAY HORIZON

"MONOLAND: INTO THE GRAY HORIZON"
E.A. Minin
BUY FROM AMAZON
Monoland is not heaven or hell. It’s a place somewhere in between. The World with no colors, but full of possibilities. Events that are changing the perception and paradigm of existence for ones who step into this plane. The monochrome world where newcomers break bonds with past life, apprentices study the crafts of three factions working for the good of Grey and Colored worlds. We step in at the last minutes of man’s life, but that is where his journey begins.
MONOLAND: THE SHIMMERING MIST

"MONOLAND: THE SHIMMERING MIST"
E.A. Minin
BUY FROM AMAZON
The second book in the series. Following the story Monoland: Into the Gray Horizon. Monoland is not heaven or hell. It’s a place somewhere in between. The World with no colors, but full of possibilities. Events that are changing the perception and paradigm of existence for ones who step into this plane. The monochrome world where newcomers break bonds with past life, apprentices study the crafts of three factions working for the good of Grey and Colored worlds.
MONOLAND: BEYOND THE MONOCHROME

"MONOLAND: BEYOND THE MONOCHROME"
E.A. Minin
BUY FROM AMAZON
As humankind enters the darkest period in its history, events in the coloured world inevitably affect the ordered flow of existence within the Gray Horizon, and Owen, his friends and colleagues, are struggling to support both worlds in their greatest ever moment of need. Yet, even as these events unfold, and each faction tackles its own responsibilities and assignments, a bigger threat is revealed on the coloured side of the palette - a plot undermining the very pillars upholding the order in Monoland.
PROMISES TO THE FALLEN

"PROMISES TO THE FALLEN"
Glyn Haynie
BUY FROM AMAZON
Glyn Haynie carries the names of 13 brothers forever engraved on his heart. They are the names of brothers killed in combat during the War in Vietnam. The bonds formed in battle are unique and not understood by anyone who has not served in the military. The men in their foxholes do not fight for lofty ideals or principles; they fight to protect the man standing on either side of them.
CLOUDS

"CLOUDS"
Matt McAvoy
BUY FROM AMAZON
Imagine you're falling; flipping over and over through the sky - not in a dream, but in startling reality. A loud bang then nothing... nothing but the wind rushing past you and the sound of your own terrified screaming. You pray, desperately pray for salvation - death, madness, or a miracle in that welcoming bed of clouds. Scream and pray - you have nothing else.
GRANJY'S EYES

"GRANJY'S EYES"
Matt McAvoy
BUY FROM AMAZON
Meet Ollie. Well-educated and spoilt - a rich kid, fun-loving party-goer and brutal sociopath. Ruthlessly arrogant Ollie takes what he wants, when he wants it. But Ollie's going to learn, the hard way, that for every action there's a consequence, and for every bounty a price. Granjy's blind old eyes see Ollie like no-one else can; it was she that spoilt him rotten-to-the-core, and now his payment is due - Ollie will tear apart his own dark soul, and Granjy will teach him new meaning of the word 'remorse'.
THE BLACK LINE

"THE BLACK LINE"
Matt McAvoy
BUY FROM AMAZON
Modern day London - a proud day for a very proud man, and why shouldn't he be? Boris has worked so very hard, and is now launching his new driver-less tube train on the pioneering Tower Line. But while some consider the line a triumph, not all are as pleased; in fact some, the more spiritually-attuned perhaps, are downright terrified.
KILL THE WITCH!

"KILL THE WITCH!"
Matt McAvoy
BUY FROM AMAZON
A series of devastating coincidences, or a mercilessly vicious witch's curse? Jack doesn't believe in coincidences. But he does believe in her, and the terrible mistake he made the day he crossed her. The day his life became a living nightmare. But with the lines so blurred between Jack's terrifying fairy-tale and his own mental diagnosis, can he now still tell which is the true modern-day horror story, and who is the real villain?
DRAWN

"DRAWN"
Matt McAvoy
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Jem is a talented artist and flamboyantly cocky stage-show psychic. When these abilities are drafted to help police solve a brutally violent murder, he immediately announces it as the work of a cunning serial killer. However, not all are convinced - is Jem simply enjoying his moment in the limelight, as he always does, or is he truly as gifted as he acts? And if he has the gift, is it really always so wise to use it?
JUSTICE INC.

"JUSTICE INC."
Matt McAvoy
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A highly-skilled vigilante is viciously apprehending London's most wanted and dangerous criminals, with a stark warning for the authorities: "Start serving justice, or I will." Only Detective Inspector Jack Jackson believes he knows the vigilante's identity; so begins a battle of wits and a grudging respect between the two men. But with police allegiances tested, a growing fan-base, and such grand plans for JUSTICE INC., can Jack stop him, and in truth, does he really want to?
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