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Robert Appleton

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Robert Appleton is an English author of science fiction, steampunk and historical fiction. He has written for Harlequin Carina Press, Samhain, and various other publishers. In his free time he hikes, plays soccer, and kayaks whenever he can. His favourite books and movies, like his own fiction, usually take place in the distant past or the far future. The night sky is his inspiration.

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Robert Appleton I'd kill to spend some quality time in Pellucidar, Edgar Rice Burroughs's self-contained world at the Earth's core. Sure, it's full of scary…moreI'd kill to spend some quality time in Pellucidar, Edgar Rice Burroughs's self-contained world at the Earth's core. Sure, it's full of scary prehistoric creatures, but I'd go well-armed. And I could take my kayak and explore that island archipelago and its untamed wonders, maybe meet up with a tribal princess along the way. And all the while time seems to stand still because there's no night, only an endless, never-dull day of adventure.(less)
Robert Appleton I read a chapter or two by an author whose work always inspires me. It can be anyone from Patrick O'Brian to Stephen King, just as long as there's a…moreI read a chapter or two by an author whose work always inspires me. It can be anyone from Patrick O'Brian to Stephen King, just as long as there's a strong narrative voice that gets my own creative juices flowing. Never fails. Writer's block is usually just a case of greasing the wheels. It's never as dire as some people make out.(less)
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The Strange Death of Europe

Author: Douglas Murray
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published: June 20th 2017 by Bloomsbury Continuum


Douglas Murray maintains remarkable poise as he treads through some of the most politically taboo territory of modern times. Europe has lost its sense of self, he posits. The hows and the whys of this are extremely well argued here. Guilt, conflict fatigue, political apathy, th... Read more of this blog post »
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“Sooner or later, clockwork requires each piece to accept its nature or break. Hearts are no different.”
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Robert Appleton David wrote: "Thanks for the add, Robert!"

Ditto, David! Nice to meet you.


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David Fleming Thanks for the add, Robert!


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Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.


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Roger Cottrell Hi Robert,
Pleased to make your acquaintance on Goodreads,
Used to live in Manchester myself,
ROGER


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi there Robert and thanks for the add. Happy Halloween!
Smiles, Jeannie


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