Alan Hardy

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I'm a director of an English language school for foreign students. Married, with one daughter. Poetry pamphlets: Wasted Leaves, 1996; I Went With Her, 2007. I've had poems published in such magazines as Orbis, Iota, The Interpreter's House, Poetry Nottingham, Poetry Salzburg Review, Poetry Cornwall, and others. I have now written ten novels. I would describe them as surreal novels with plenty of comedy, satire, humor, romance, sex and adventure. They're shocking, original and respectful of nothing and nobody. You have been warned.
The nine published so far are THE CASE OF THE TATTOOED BUTTOCKS, THE CASE OF THE PINIONED BOSOMS, THE CASE OF THE DISAPPEARING CORPSES, THROUGH THE GATES, VAMPIRE HUNT, JULIA, GOOD QUEEN BETH, BRITT, and GABRIELLA.
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The Case Of The Tattooed Bu...

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Gabriella

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Good Queen Beth

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The Case Of The Pinioned Bo...

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Through The Gates

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Vampire Hunt

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GABRIELLA (Humor)
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The Elusive Highlander by Ju Ephraime
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Great, original tale of a modern young woman, Coira Ainsley, from present-day Manhattan, and a Scottish laird, from medieval Scotland, brought together by Druidic magic and time-travel, to create a sparkling saga full of romance, passion and drama. C ...more
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Missing Home by Stephany Tullis
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I have read several books by this author and have never been disappointed! This is the author’s second book in the Chandler County Romantic Suspense series and I think I’m hooked. I had expected these books to be stand-alone stories but, to my surpri ...more
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Brett Always Wins by David D. D'Aguanno
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Another case for Brett, the vain, self-obsessed private detective who willingly concedes he's an "unscrupulous bastard". Once more we have a great story with a bevy of glamorous ladies, all ready to wilt when in Brett's arms, and a fair measure of fi ...more
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The Bloody Wedding, Story of a painting created in Tursenia -... by Stefania Mattana
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An original, cleverly executed story centred around a 500-year-old painting--the Pala Baglioni--by Raffaello Sanzio, now housed at Villa Borghese in Rome. The story is presented to us from the perspective of the painting itself, as we hear from Raffa ...more
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Set in Hollywood 1926, with Prohibition, speakeasies, silent-movie stars, and a stunning opening where a film producer is gunned down by an assassin. We then meet an array of characters including the battle-worn cop, Frank Lorenzo, a wannabe-actress, ...more
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What drew my interest to Beloved Sacrifice were the author’s actual ties to the magical village that the story centers around. This story has strong family ties rooted in ancient magic. It makes me want to visit Pacentro, Italy, as the author has por ...more
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I found myself laughing so hard with some of the hilarious escapades from these ladies of the evening. Camp Cougar is a smooth and quick read that will have you wondering if some of these antics really do go on with an escort service. The lead cougar
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A great, saucy Christmas read! We have a sexy, curvy bank robber, Christmas Eve Snow (with her own reasons for clearing out her dad's local savings and loan), and a hunky bounty hunter, Lee Boone (hired by Eve's dad), who's out to grab her... Sexy, r ...more
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