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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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I lost an argument with a horse.


Well, it was a pony actually. The horses are much better behaved. This was my wife’s New Forest pony. Well into its twenties now, long retired from active service, a docile family pet. Just the thing to give rides to the grandchildren.


Well, that’s what my daughter thought. She was coming at the weekend with her kids, who’d had a couple of lessons at a riding school. They’d loved it, but it had

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Published on February 25, 2017 09:01
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A Game of Proof (The Trials...

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Nobody's Slave

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message 2: by Jill

Jill Thank you for your friendship here on GRs, Tim.


Douglas Wickard Tim, thank you for your Goodreads friendship!
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