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What do you do when a stranger stares out of the mirror at you?

A thriller that takes the reader inside a fundamentalist Muslim family, A Glance at My Other by Bruce Randal Wilkerson also depicts a young man’s experience of being a woman in 21st century society and explores his reactions to being a woman in an intolerant society. Roundfire Books is proud to publish this title on 29

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What’s not to love with a cozy mystery?

Have you discovered the cozy mystery novel yet? They are most often set in small local towns and feature amateur detectives who investigate local murders and disappearances, most often as a sideline to their day job . The murders are pretty much bloodless, and generally happen off-page, the love interest mostly hinted at, quite the

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And now for something a little different … introducing Gilda Trillim

We love to discover something unusual, to give a voice to a different sort of story at Roundfire. One that will surprise, intrigue, and perhaps challenge you; Gilda Trillim: Shepherdess of Rats by Steven L. Peck delivers all that and more. A woman struggles to discern the meaning of life when she is taken as POW in

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A Ghost Story with a twist for rainy-day holiday reading

I don’t know about you, but I love having the time on holiday to read different genres from my usual choices. Much as I love the sunshine, I do also relish those odd days when the wet weather keeps me indoors curled up on the sofa and I can indulge and get lost in a great

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The Emancipation of B

The Emancipation of B by Jennifer Kavanagh (Roundfire Books) But it must not be sought for or – heaven forbid!  – dug for.  No, no dredging of the sea bottom here.  That would defeat one’s purpose. The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. To dig for treasures

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Featured Book: Lost Eagle

  The Untold Story of HIH Grand Duchess Tatiana of Russia. An epic drama of world-changing events revealed through the visionary consciousness of Tatiana, one of the four daughters of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra. This is Tatiana’s story, told through her diary: from idyllic childhood in the last royal

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Creepiness and Sinister Mice

Here are a few excerpts from Intelligent Designing for Amateurs, featuring creepy mice. I blame Douglas Adams entirely, I just can’t get enough sinister mice… Charlie caught the dog-faced boy trying to put wheels on one of the mice. “So it can go faster,” he explained. “But mice aren’t supposed to have wheels!” She felt

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Featured Books: Wellsprings

    2026. The earth’s ecosystem has broken down under human abuse. Water supplies are shrinking. Rain is rare, and North America is gripped in the Great Drought with crops withering and forests dying. In the midst of ecological and social collapse, an old woman and a young man set out to heal nature and

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Events & Announcements

eBook Promotions – December 2016

eBook available at $£0.99 (subject to added tax) on a number of participating retailers (promotion running until 05/01/2017) Escape to Redemption by Peter M. Parr Josie only had the gun to frighten Curtis Rook, but his son disturbed her. One startled reflex and now he’s dead. Josie flees to Poland leaving her boyfriend Snaz to take

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The Man Who Drew Triangles Out Today!

We’re really excited that The Man Who Drew Triangles is out today! The book tells the story of Patricia, a psychiatrist who is given a  sectioned 27y/o Icelander who claims he has spiritual  powers. Judging him “crazy”, she is forced to reconsider her view when a series of supernatural events have a profound effect on

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Visions Through A Glass Darkly Is Out Today!

Visions Through A Glass Darkly Is Out Today! This dark literary thriller by David Aboulafia changes both convention and the reader: it’s a novel that can terrify you, make you laugh, make you cry and make you think. Two days, eighteen hours, fifty-eight minutes… The time of your life on this earth. Richard Goodman is

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Book News

What’s not to love with a cozy mystery?

Have you discovered the cozy mystery novel yet? They are most often set in small local towns and feature amateur detectives who investigate local murders and disappearances, most often as a sideline to their day job . The murders are pretty much bloodless, and generally happen off-page, the love interest mostly hinted at, quite the

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And now for something a little different … introducing Gilda Trillim

We love to discover something unusual, to give a voice to a different sort of story at Roundfire. One that will surprise, intrigue, and perhaps challenge you; Gilda Trillim: Shepherdess of Rats by Steven L. Peck delivers all that and more. A woman struggles to discern the meaning of life when she is taken as POW in

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Malaren – A Swedish Affair

In MALAREN N.E. David skillfully engages us in the unexpected events experienced by an ordinary man coming to terms with grief and loss; he could easily be us, or someone we know. In this, his third novel, he continues his exploration of the lives of individuals under stress in exceptional situations, poignantly written with moments

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Extract

A unique fall out of love story for the 21st Century

Beat The Rain is a gripping and twisting tale set in the cracks of the grimy everyday… Can Louise move on from the loss of her lover Tom? Can she and Tom’s twin brother Adam really find a way to love one another? Or are they trapped on a path of self-destruction, moving towards a

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Extract: Bullet Gal by Andrez Bergen

  Hardboiled, high-octane noir. Ryan K. Lindsay, Negative Space Extract from Bullet Gal by Andrez Bergen The spiral staircase made me giddy. While it might come across a poor-man’s knock-off of one Hitchcock would’ve deployed to better effect, I was half way up the ancient thing and felt lunch lurch in my gut. Then again,

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Moon Song excerpts

Sparrow: Isolde For once, the cathedral was quite empty; Isoldé stood sensing into the quiet, the echoes of silence. At moments like this you really got a feel of the place. She stood at the west end. The wide floor of the nave was empty of chairs, the sun sent shadows of colour down through

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