Category: biography

‘I May Kill You’ by Keith Dixon

    When a series of mysterious, threatening notes are sent out to hundreds of apparently unconnected people, ex-cop Ben Buckland is shocked to learn his teenage daughter has also been targeted. Though no longer on the ‘force’ Ben seeks help from former colleague and old flame Serena, triggering bad memories. Focusing on the threat…

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‘Home Work’ by Julie Andrews

Home Work (Audiobook) This is the second volume of the actor’s memoirs, beginning with the story of Julie’s arrival in Hollywood and the movies that made her famous: Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music. It details the ups and downs of her marriages, the growth of her family as well as her work as…

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‘There Was a Country’ by Chinua Achebe

There Was a Country From the author of ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘There Was a Country’ is Chinua Achebe’s long-awaited account of the significant experiences of his life, most notably during the Nigerian Civil War (or Biafran War). Charting one of the last century’s greatest humanitarian disasters, successful novelist Achebe recalls his observations as a spectator…

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Paul Heatley – Author Interview

North-east author Paul Heatley is most at home writing fiction that’s dark, bleak and a bit scary. So where did his love of crime stories come from? Your books have a strong undercurrent of violence and gangster-type activities. Did you start out to write crime thrillers, or did it happen by accident? By accident. When…

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‘Somebody to Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury’ by Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne

Somebody to Love When Freddie Mercury died in November 1991, the world lost one of its most talented and flamboyant rock stars. But only hours before his death, it was revealed he had been battling AIDS. Biographers Mark Langthorne and Matt Richards tell the story of the superstar who was Queen’s charismatic frontman, from his…

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