A.J. Sefton

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English author and historian.

Average rating: 3.63 · 8 ratings · 2 reviews · 4 distinct works
Teon

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Gulfyrian

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Crushed

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The Dark Garden

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A to Z of the Best Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction seems to be one of those genres that people either love or hate. For too long, too many folk thought of it as poorly written, just about war or 'bodice-ripping' romance. Some are not even sure what constitutes historical fiction - does it involve real people, real events or is it completely made up but set a few years ago? Take a look at So What is Historical Fiction? My task... Read more of this blog post »
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The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
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This is a story of hope and belonging. With bees.

The plot is very simple: a man and his wife want to leave Syria to seek asylum in the UK. This is the story of their journey, the people they meet, and loss. A simple story simply told. The writing is
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The Afterlife of King James IV by Keith John Coleman
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Otherworld Legends of the Scottish King. And that is what this books gives us: legends, folklore, death, rumours, conspiracies and great stories.
This is an unusual book in that in one sense it is non-fiction. But the very nature of the stories and su
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I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney
I Know Who You Are
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A man disappears leaving his phone, wallet and keys behind. His wife is seen clearing out their bank account. Then she is accused of domestic abuse and murder. But nothing is as it seems.
For a moment it appears like another Gone Girl: a volatile marr
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Sleep is the best book from C.L. Taylor so far.

It is a taut, tense and atmospheric psychological thriller, with hints of an Agatha Christie type whodunit. A true thriller in its literal sense.

The pace is fast, easy to follow with enough red herrings
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A few pages in and I was ready not to like this book. Old-style thugs and wide boys, set in London in a world where the Krays were revered and has-been boxers flexed their muscles. But I was wrong.

A woman is taken as she drives her flat-mate's car. I
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More of A.J.'s books…
Allen Saunders
“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.”
Allen Saunders

J.K. Rowling
“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Lillian Hellman
“I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.”
Lillian Hellman

Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

J.K. Rowling
“The truth." Dumbledore sighed. "It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone




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