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Ian Hall

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I am Scottish, born in Edinburgh, and spent the first 41 years of my life, not far from my fair and bonnie "Athens of the North".
I now live in Topeka, Kansas, with my wife (bless her), no pets (don't like 'em), no children (all moved out), and with many gallons of home-made wine bubbling as I write.
My biggest acheivement to date (apart from the successful parenting of my darling daughter) is my published novel; "Opportunities: Jamie Leith in Darien."
I'm not confined by genres, having equal success in Historical adventure, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Horror and hard hitting gritty crime.
I watch far too much football (Don't even think of calling it 'soccer'.) and at times chase a dimpled ball along carefully manicured countryside, with a collection of c
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One thing about doing research for a historical novel, you stumble onto a lot of unusual trivia and little known facts along the way. I was recently taken aback to discover that the first plane shot down by an RAF Spitfire…. was an RAF hurricane! You can’t make this stuff up!

The Battle of Barking Creek was technically the first air battle of World War II. It all happened on 6 September 1939, j... Read more of this blog post »
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Opportunities: Jamie Leith in darien (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Set in 1698, Opportunities is an historical Adventure; fiction set in a factual setting. Jamie Leith inadvertantly stows-away on one of the Scottish Ships bound for the colonization of Panama. Shackled to the venture, Jamie is determined to survive despite disease, bad leadership, and the constant Spanish threat.
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