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Tim Vicary

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Tim Vicary is an author and a recently retired university teacher from the university of York, England. His legal thrillers about a tough British barrister, Sarah Newby, have been compared to the works of John Grisham and Scott Turow. The second book in the series, A Fatal Verdict, was awarded a B.R.A.G Medallion for an outstanding independent novel, and the third book, Bold Counsel, was awarded the Awesome Indies Seal of Excellence. He is currently writing a fourth book in the series, entitled Broken Alibi.

His four historical novels have also won praise. Nobody's Slave, a novel about the Elizabethan slave trade, won first prize in the young adult category of the Kindle Book awards 2014. His three other historical novels, Cat & Mouse, The
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Reading with Spiders

Today was a beautiful autumn morning, clear blue sky, dew on the grass, so I took my kindle into the garden and sat in the sun, reading. It was a good book, The Crown, by Nancy Bilyeau, and I’m recovering from a cold and feeling sorry for myself, so it seemed like the perfect convalescence.

But then I made a marvelous discovery. You know those very small, delicate spiders’ webs that you see in the

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A Game of Proof (The Trials...

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The Elephant Man

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Nobody's Slave

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Cat And Mouse (Women of Cou...

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White Death

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“twenty, thirty paces without stopping or turning — that was”
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“version of the story. One particular incident in the battle troubled me a lot. Several historians describe how the African victors, having conquered the town, indulged in a cannibal feast in the burning”
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Jill Thank you for your friendship here on GRs, Tim.


Douglas Wickard Tim, thank you for your Goodreads friendship!
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