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P.A. Rudders

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From wielding a rifle and donning the gloves, a pen and a pad are now the tools of my trade ... Carry on Writing!

UK based writer, author, blogger, and book reviewer. Born in London, United Kingdom. Having retired, P.A. Rudders now lives in Wales, where he enjoys his love of the outdoors as well as pursuing his passion for creative writing.

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Never a tinker or even a tailor, though once a soldier and an occasional sailor. I’ve fought my battles in many a playground and field, with make-believe guns and then riot shields. I’ve stood my ground toe to toe in the ring. But now I’m older and maybe a tiny bit wiser, wondering now what the future may bring.

I’ve hung up my gloves and also the guns, put aside my days and life as a lad, exchanged the
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Fall in love with the English language and its nuances. Hone your wordsmithing to a fine, sharp edge.
Rat Tales by P.A. Rudders
"Short Stories Forming a Braided Novel

Reading the stories, there is a connectedness that appears within the majority of stories that form a braided novel. The author is Avery capable writer, but in my humble opinion relies too much on cliches: absolut" Read more of this review »
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One Alone in the World by Sarah Stuart
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More twists & turns than the Mississippi river, more drama than a Presidential election ...

Not really being a fan of contemporary romance, at least not a regular one, it’s with quite some surprise I ever wrote reviews for not only books one and two b
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A Witchy Mistake by Rhonda Hopkins
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An enchanting and magical tale in every sense of the words …

It has been several decades plus since they were personally relevant to me, but I can still imagine and remember all the young adult themes and teenage angst this story addresses. The openin
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" Nice one, Mike, some real insights there, several of which hit pretty close to home for me. Still, it never does any harm to be reminded of them from ...more "
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"I've been a writer most of my life. I was, until my legs went south on me a few years ago, also a basketball player. I've played the game in gyms, on outdoor courts, and once - in Africa - with a bunch of National Guard troops in a jungle clearing..." Read more of this blog post »
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Handsome by Theresa Jacobs
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A clever and intelligent take on the serial killer theme, loved it!

As an avid fan and reader of the serial killer genre, it takes a damned good story to impress me. Having said that, this is a cracking little novella that ticks all the right boxes fo
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Penelopes Wedding by Maurice Northmore
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A really fun little story filled with some super characters!

A humour filled story with lots of entertaining characters putting me in mind of a country house comic family drama filled within a quintessentially English setting. The story revolves arou
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Twilight by Maurice Northmore
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A great variety of stories here, many treading a fine line between the mainstream and the surreal. Loved it!

This anthology is aptly named; the stories tread a fine line between the mainstream and the surreal. The variety of settings and scenarios nev
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P.A. Rudders Robin wrote: "An excellent review of a wonderful work. I have reviewed this book myself and also gave it 5 stars. Lesley Hayes is an accomplished writer who deserves to be much more widely read. I do hope oth..."

Apologies for not replying sooner. Thank you for taking the time to comment on my review; I agree with what you say about Lesley, and yes, I also believe that an informative review will sometimes catch the eye of the potential reader. Regards, Paul...


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Robin Chambers An excellent review of a wonderful work. I have reviewed this book myself and also gave it 5 stars. Lesley Hayes is an accomplished writer who deserves to be much more widely read. I do hope others will notice our reviews and act accordingly!


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