The Way of An Eagle

Jun
03

The Way of An Eagle

In a departure from his previous books, set in his native Cornwall, N.R. (Roy) Phillips draws on his experience of ornithological expeditions to Yemen and Afghanistan, and work in Saudi Arabia, to create a spellbinding tale of the misadventures of Jack Pengelly and three other birders who venture to Yemen in quest of the migration […]

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Jun
03

Cove

Out at sea, in a sudden storm, a man is struck by lightning. When he wakes, injured and adrift on a kayak, his memory of who he is and how he came to be there is all but shattered. Now he must pit himself against the pain and rely on his instincts to get back […]

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Jun
03

Conflicts of Interest

Lawrence Leith has retreated from his once-successful career in TV to a small village in the south of France to mourn the end of his marriage and the loss of his job. When his old colleague Martin Elliott arrives for a summer holiday, surrounded by his lovely family and new, influential friends, he seems to […]

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Jun
03

Dan Daddow’s Cornish Comicalities

So begins the latest novel by prize-winning Cornish author, Alan M. Kent. Set in the fishy stench and dark, seedy underbelly of mid nineteenth-century Cornwall, this is the antidote to the traditional historical romantic novel. Doyen of decadence Dan Daddow believes that he alone is the greatest theatrical impresario of the Age, but when a […]

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Jun
03

My Husband’s Wife

What if your life was built on a lie? When lawyer Lily marries Ed, she’s determined to make a fresh start. To leave the secrets of the past behind. But when she takes on her first criminal case, she starts to find herself strangely drawn to her client. A man who’s accused of murder. A […]

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Jun
03

Blood Sisters

Fifteen years later, Alison and Kitty are living separate lives. Kitty lives in a care home. She can’t speak, and she has no memory of the accident that put her here, or her life before it. Art teacher Alison looks fine on the surface. But the surface is a lie. When a job in a […]

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Jun
03

The Paradoxal Compass: Drake’s Dilemma

What motivated the 16th century explorers? The question is a vexed one the world over. To this day, a troubled folkloric status hangs about the better-known names. Many of the Tudor explorers set sail from the South West peninsula. Morpurgo, with his own deep connections to the Dorset coast, unearths the stories behind little-known key […]

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Jun
03

Fish Eaters

A cohesive thread runs through the order in which poems are placed in the book. The author has written poems which are not over-literary in form, so that they may be accessible to people who do not normally read poetry. Some are written in what may at first seem a lighthearted way; this is done […]

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