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Paul Fraser Collard

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Paul's love of military history started at an early age. A childhood spent watching films like Waterloo and Zulu whilst reading Sharpe, Flashman and the occasional Commando comic, gave him a desire to know more of the men who fought in the great wars of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. At school, Paul was determined to become an officer in the British army and he succeeded in winning an Army Scholarship. However, Paul chose to give up his boyhood ambition and instead went into the finance industry. Paul stills works in the City, and lives with his wife and three children in Kent.

A Writer with a Plan
I am a writer with a plan. I don’t think there are many others who have the outline for half a dozen future novels sketched out in their mind but I have to confess that I do. I am proud to say that my Jack has an interesting future ahead.
As the main protagonist in an historical fiction series, it should not be a great spoiler to know that I plan for Jack to survive, at least... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.07 · 54 ratings · 31 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Scarlet Thief The Maharajah's General
Jack Lark (2 books)
4.0754716981132075 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 53 ratings

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The Scarlet Thief by Paul Fraser Collard
" I'm not usually one for historical novels but I'm glad I read this. The fact that historical fact runs through out the book makes it much more believable to read and I love the character of jack lark. Will definitely be looking out for the next on... "
The Scarlet Thief by Paul Fraser Collard
" I won this in the GRfirst reads comps
A well written, entertaining (in the sense that my interest in the story was kept fully engaged) book about an horrific battle. Lovers of novels based on fact will enjoy, even though it is fairly gruesome at ti... " Read more of this review »
The Maharajah's General by Paul Fraser Collard
" A riveting romp through bloodthirsty battles and unforgettable adventures

This vibrant, bold book transports you to the heart of a time of conflict, intensity and rivalry. Brilliantly realize ‘The Maharajah’s General’ encapsulates the turbulent tim... " Read more of this review »
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There's a point, you know, where treachery is so complete and unashamed that it becomes statesmanship.George MacDonald Fraser
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The Tank War by Mark Urban
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A wonderful insight into the war fought by the tank crews of WWII. There are no punches pulled and I felt I was given the true story of the incredibly brave men who went into battle in their tanks. Anyone interested in the second world war should rea...more
"The good folk at Headline have set up a giveaway for 25 copies of my debut novel which comes out on Nov 21st [image] "
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Lucinda Dear Paul,
I am delighted to have won {through a first-read giveaway} a copy of "The Maharajah's General (Jack Lark, #2)", which i am really looking forward to reaading! Thanks for acepting my friend request and i cannot wait to delve into your work.
Kind Regards

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