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Product DetailsSomething to Read on the Plane
by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
Genre: Humor

And for your in-flight entertainment, a light-hearted variety of humorous articles, short stories ranging from hypochondria to murder, plus a quiz, agony aunt column, limericks and a collection of malapropisms to keep you amused and divert you from the tedium of flying. 

A great book to keep with you whilst travelling, and a perfect gift.

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Author Twitter Handle: @just4kixbooks

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and DisturbancesTrigger Warning by Neil Gaiman

Genre: Fiction

Stories, verse, a Doctor Who story and a new tale that revisits the world of American Gods.

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Author Twitter handle: @neilhimself

Product Details28 Years A Bachelor by Rasana Atreya
Genre: Fiction, Family Drama

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an Indian woman in possession of a son with an engineering degree, must be in want of a daughter-in-law with an outsized dowry. Which can be a problem when said son is vehemently opposed to dowry. He is also opposed to city living, to meddlesome neighbours, to wacky grandfathers and to caustic grandmothers. But when he’s blessed with all of the above, what’s man to do? 

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Author Twitter handle: @rasana_atreya

Product DetailsThe Fix by Michael Balkind
Genre: General Fiction
Author Twitter handle:  @michaelbalkind

Product DetailsStormy Weathers by K. L. Phelps
Genre: Humor

Lucas Miller’s life is a mess. His marriage is in shambles. The horrible summer season has left his business on the verge of collapse and him teetering on the edge of a money pit so deep he has no hope of ever climbing out of. With yet another hurricane targeting the island, he isn’t sure things can get any worse.
Author Twitter handle: @KL_Phelps

Product DetailsAngel in the Fire by Lisa Grace
Genre: Christian Fiction

On the trip back home from the mountains of North Carolina, Megan, Sam, and Seth are trapped in a massive forest fire. Judas, the evil angel, uses the disaster to his advantage. He leaves Seth with an impossible choice: to believe Judas when he says he will save Megan's life or ignore him and risk letting her perish in the fire. 

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Author Twitter handle: @lisagracebooks

Product DetailsTomorrow Blossoms by Joyce DeBacco
Genre: Women's Fiction

When Kate’s husband, Ward, locates the son she put up for adoption as an unwed teen, she’s understandably wary. What if he looks like his father instead of Ward? The boy, now a man, is also wary. Who are these people who suddenly want him to be a part of their lives?
Author Twitter handle: @joycedebacco

Product DetailsPeripheral Involvement by Bob Waldner
Genre: Literary Fiction

Jack Caufield is a modestly successful corporate lawyer, an insignificant cog in the Wall Street machine. He’s resigned to playing a disappointing role in the system that he has come to disdain, until he learns that a tragic event in his past may not have been a coincidence.

Product DetailsForgotten Soldiers by Warren Martin
Genre:  Military-Cold War

A Cold War Mystery surrounding Jacob Walden, an Air Force Captain shot down over Vietnam in 1970 and the untold story of why he never returned home. Forty years later Journalist Ted Pratt investigates what may be the reappearance of Jacob Walden and encounters Charlie Smith, a secretive operative who may have answers to the question about “What Happened to Jacob Walden.”

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Author Twitter handle: @warrenmartin195

Product DetailsSecrets in the Snow by Roz Marshall
Genre: Sports / Drama

When her ski instructor husband is delayed from returning to Scotland, it falls to Jude Winters - creative graphic artist, mother and home-maker - to get the season started for ailing White Cairns Ski School. It's a challenge that's way out of her comfort zone. How can she turn things around and keep the wolf from their door until he gets back?
Author Twitter handle: @RozMarshallAuth

Product DetailsThe Gardener of Baghdad by Ahmad Ardalan
Genre: Historical Fiction

Adnan leads a weary existence as a bookshop owner in modern-day, war-torn Baghdad, where bombings, corruption and assault are everyday occurrences and the struggle to survive has suffocated the joy out of life for most. But when he begins to clean out his bookshop of forty years to leave his city in search of somewhere safer, he comes across the story of Ali, the Gardener of Baghdad, Adnan rediscovers that beauty, love and hope can still exist, even in the darkest corners of the world.

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Author Twitter handle: @Ardalan_Ahmad

Product DetailsThe Chronicles of Moses by Paul Rodricks
Genre: Historical-Biblical Fiction

A would-be Pharaoh forced into exile and torn apart from his beloved must struggle to avenge the injustice by challenging the might of his ruthless enemy, the Egyptian Pharaoh. 

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Author Twitter handle: @Paul02645

Product DetailsOne Sixth of a Gill by Jean Gill
Genre: Fiction anthologies / short stories

Five-minute reads. Meet people you will never forget: the night photographer, the gynaecologist's wife, the rescue dog. Dip into whatever suits your mood, from comedy to murders; from fantastic stories to blog posts, by way of love poetry.

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Product DetailsThe Empress Emerald by J.G. Harlond
Genre: Historical fiction

1900 - Leo Kazan, baby son of a Russian diplomat and a Goanese heiress, is abducted then abandoned in a Bombay orphanage. A gifted linguist and charming thief, Leo becomes the protégé of an English Political Officer who turns him into a spy. During a visit to London in 1918, Leo meets Davina Dymond, an innocent English girl. He is then sent to St Petersburg. Davina is exiled to Spain, where she has Leo’s daughter. Shackled by old regimes, both eventually free themselves and achieve independence, then in 1936 they meet in Gibraltar. Love is still there, but they are very different people.

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Product DetailsJourney on the Anew by Nadina Boun
Genre: Fiction

Sent by the Space Engineering Program into space from Earth, with the help of a member from the Plato planet, the Anew's mission is to rescue the inhabitants of experimental orbs, now that they have been doomed by the evil corps Giggallow meant to take over the planet. With Captain karnack in the lead, Admiral Octavius from Platonius and the genome Zeta, travel across the galaxies following the Anew's quest. Will this rescue mission succeed? Find out what genetically modified species the crew will encounter on this mission and how events escalate between the crew, as they are sent by the Space program into the universe.

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1 comment:

  1. I went to Amazon, bought this book, and read it in one sitting. I will make time to leave a review. It was lovely.