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Veröffentlicht am 12.03.2014 13:13:46 GMT+01:00
Four action-packed stories , e-book & paperback.
The Dancing Boy
You are about to be taken to Afghanistan and discover the tragic story of a young boy sold into sexual slavery to a Taliban warlord and trained as a dancing boy.
The army had no use for Tom Gillet after he'd lost a foot in Afghanistan. If it hadn't been for a young Afghan kid called Shafiq, he would have lost his life. With his life turned upside down, and suffering from PTSD, Gillet's family life crumbles. Then, from an ex- army pal he discovers that Shafiq has been sold into sexual slavery to a Taliban warlord. Seeking one final fling Gillet grabs the opportunity to start his own personal war, and returns to Afghanistan in the hope of finding the boy. With his PTSD worsening, and betrayed by those closest to him, he begins to uncover the horrors of Bacha Bazi. Then a dramatic change of events take place when he receives news his son has been kidnapped by Al Qaeda and taken to the UK. While searching for his son he reveals the extent of sexual slavery present in his country and countless others.

Greed is good, if you live long enough to enjoy the money.
All In
Carla is a beautiful woman. The kind every man wants, and to achieve her goals she is more than happy to share her assets. Raised in humble surrounds and driven by the lure of big money, she learns to play poker with the best. Mentored by Fat Yang, a wealthy restaurateur she travels the world using her charms and skill at the poker table. Trouble is, she doesn't like to lose, and those who pose a threat have a knack of meeting an untimely death. But unknown to her, Fat Yang has something far more dangerous than a game of cards in mind for her.

A down-to-earth thriller with rough edges and full of dark humour. If you like your stories close to the bone, like to call a spade a spade? Then you will enjoy,
Hidden In Plain View
Gabriel Horn likes to consider himself a London boy with an answer for everything. Trouble is, part ownership of the Back to Front Club, a gay bar in the centre of Soho, London, doesn't somehow generate the same excitement as his previous employment, an active operative for MI5. Tossed aside by MI5 after an operation went wrong in Eastern Europe he wants revenge
A chilling encounter with a skilled assassin whose targets inhabit the corrupt corridors of Westminster.

History is more than about dates, it is about people.
Coming Home
Is an unforgettable account of friendship and loss. Aged 15 Thomas Elkin is forced to enter the trenches and brutality of WW1 as a sniper. This story vividly captures the desperation and horror of war as Thomas battles with his guilty conscience. Unknown to those around him he carries a secret so hideous that only death can release him from his torment.

Veröffentlicht am 10.04.2014 21:01:18 GMT+02:00
NEW RELEASE.

Echoes Of Madness
The year 1916. From out of the insanity of World War One emerges a madness inflicted on the innocent by the guilty. When 1st Lieutenant Richard Finch accused his C/O, Captain Sebastian Windward, son and heir of Lord Windward, of cowardice in the face of the enemy there can only be one outcome. The accusation is reversed and Finch is arrested and awaits a court martial. But Finch has sympathisers within his cavalry regiment, and makes a bid for freedom back to England. Forced to survive in the shadows of the East End of London to avoid arrest the effects of battle begin to erode his mind and will time run out before he can take his revenge.

Veröffentlicht am 13.05.2014 08:18:25 GMT+02:00
Frank Mundo meint:
Gregory is #Different.

Veröffentlicht am 03.06.2014 11:14:13 GMT+02:00
REDUCED
The Dancing Boy
The army had no use for Tom Gillet after he'd lost a foot in Afghanistan. If it hadn't been for a young Afghan kid called Shafiq, he would have lost his life. With his world turned upside down, and suffering from PTSD, Gillet's family life crumbles. Then, from an ex- army pal he discovers Shafiq has been sold into sexual slavery to a Taliban warlord as a dancing boy. Gillet grabs the opportunity to start his own personal war, and returns to Afghanistan in the hope of finding the boy. With his PTSD worsening, and betrayed by those closest to him, he begins to uncover the horrors of Bacha Bazi. Then a dramatic change of events take place when he receives news his son has been kidnapped by Al Qaeda and brought to Afghanistan as part of a plan to blackmail him. As he searches for his son he reveals the extent of sexual slavery present in not only Afghanistan but countless others countries including the UK.

Veröffentlicht am 17.08.2014 19:53:43 GMT+02:00
A.H. Scott meint:
Sangre (Daughters Of The Rose Moon)

“Valeria, he told me he loves me” She gave a proud smile in acknowledging that miracle “We made love” Blissfully recalling those moments of magic “I left him sleeping in bed and went into the bathroom” Visibly showing Valeria the bane of despair, she pulled up her pink cotton tee shirt, “Then this, Valeria”.

Having to see Sangre’s flesh for what it is, Valeria placed hand over mouth, “Does he know?”

Sangre hated to admit the truth to anyone, but had to tell everything to Valeria, “When the sun rises” Inhaling the air, as if courage were in the wind, “He will”.

Valeria knew Sangre better than anyone. She’d seen the tears and fears of this young woman in all its’ vividness. Event of this night was the last thing she ever wanted Sangre to have to deal with, “My heart is with you, dearest one” Placing Sangre’s smooth hand in her wrinkled one, “Get some sleep and things will be as they should be in the morning”.

“I just wanted….” Sangre looked downward in a pause and said a trio of words she never thought would come from her lips, “…To taste life”.

“And, you have, sweet Sangre” Valeria stood up and lifted Sangre upward also. She softly spoke to her, “Rest your eyes and your mind”.

“You are right, Valeria. Everything will be as it should” Sangre hugged her and rested head on Valeria’s shoulder, “I love you”.

“I love you, Sangre” Returning that hug and letting her go gently, Valeria traced both thumbs along those tear stained cheeks.

Sangre nodded and retreated upstairs to her bedroom for rest and a smidgen of solace.

Wishing to wash away the fiasco under a shower head, Sangre turned the silver knob to release a stream of warm water.

Closing her eyes as that liquid splashed against skin, she thought about Brian. His kisses, kindness and smile gave Sangre pause in her decision to leave him sleeping.

Wondering whether things could ever be normal between her and any man, suddenly was answered in a most unusual way.

Placing her hands forward against the white shower tiles, she began to second guess herself.

Holding head down and slowly opening eyes, Sangre’s choice was crystallized, as a stream of crimson color swirled down the shower drain…end of excerpt

**************

Brian fell in love with a dream.

Yet, this dream was a nightmare, for this woman was not what she seemed.

Her name was “Sangre”.

Sangre (Daughters Of The Rose Moon)

“In the end…..we are left with ourselves” – A.H. Scott

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Veröffentlicht am 02.09.2014 18:03:33 GMT+02:00
Action-packed from start to finish with a finale that will leave you gasping.

The Dancing Boy (English Edition)
The army had no use for Tom Gillet after he'd lost a foot in Afghanistan. If it hadn't been for a young Afghan kid called Shafiq, he would have lost his life. With his world turned upside down, and on the verge of PTSD, Gillet's family life crumbles. From an ex- army pal he discovers that Shafiq has been sold into sexual slavery to a Taliban warlord as a dancing boy. Grabbing the opportunity to start his own personal war, Gillet returns to Afghanistan to search for the boy. Betrayed by those he thought allies, a dramatic change of events take place when he receives news in Afghanistan that his son has been kidnapped in the UK by Al Qaeda and is to be used as part of a plan to blackmail him into disgracing the Americans present in Afghanistan. As he begins his search for his son, Gillet uncovers not only the extent of child sexual slavery present in Afghanistan and the UK, but Islam's plans to march into world domination.
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