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V.H. Folland

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VH Folland is a British author with a lifelong interest in aviation and engineering. On a school trip to Kew Gardens most of the class were looking at the plants, and one small child was staring up at the planes on Heathrow approach. A career spanning media, information and engineering gave this interest plenty of time to grow.

Along the way, an extra hour or two was found to write books - after all, who needs sleep?

2015, a new year, so a new approach

With the start of a new year I am back to writing again.

I am making a few changes: I currently have four books in different genres on submission with various publishers. This isn’t a slight on Ragged Angel, but simply because the books are not in fields they publish in. There’s also a degree of wanting to spread the risk and be able to get more books out at once than RA have slots for.

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Published on January 13, 2015 10:34
Average rating: 3.71 · 31 ratings · 19 reviews · 7 distinct works
Fire Season

3.73 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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The Docks

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Going Under

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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Standing Guard

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012
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liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2010
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Conflict of Interest

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2011
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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Arrival (Literature & Fiction)
7 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:30PM
Description: A short story set in the remote town of Brooke's Vale and its small airstrip. When Jim heads home after losing the plane he'd set his heart on, he's expecting to spend the remains of his leave getting drunk. The flying club, and his brother, have other ideas. Arrival is a prequel to Fire Season, set several years before. Originally this was published one line per day over Twitter,and is simply uploaded here as bonus content.

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Title: The Docks
Genre: Crime thriller

I can supply copies in .mobi or epub, or a Smashwords voucher if prefered. The Docks
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" A giveaway: Standing Guard has three free days on Amazon worldwide (30th, 31st Jan and 1st Feb). It's an aviation adventure short story, viewable on A ...more "
" Standing Guard is free on Amazon for the next three days (30th & 31st Jan and 1st Feb). It's a short story about an unconventional sea rescue.
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Publishers are loathe to publish novellas, feeling readers aren't interested. So, the question in simplest form: Short novels are not worth publishing.

They voted for: They are a literary form in their own right and should be celebrated as such
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