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Poor George is a gentle giant. But he is also clumsy. And when he tries to help others, he often makes things worse. Can Jimmy Bean help to make things better?All proceeds to be given to St Elizabeth Hospice, Ipswich.
Lewis Milken is a dying man who has one last wish: to find out what happened to his sister nearly forty years ago. Emma Milken supposedly died of tuberculosis while working as a governess in Spain. But Lewis believes there is more to the story. Part-time fixer Chance Yang has troubles of his own. His relationship with girlfriend Catherine Roxborough is on the rocks. But when his flamboyant former boss, Felipe Kazama, sends Lewis his way, Chance heads straight from London to Spain to search for the answers Lewis seeks.Just as everything seems to be cleared up, Felipe sends another suspicious case in Chance's direction. Detective Nigel Weatherby needs a murder investigating, and he has his reasons for keeping it under the radar. Daniele Vidas was stabbed to death by a former colleague, but her death is more baffling than it first appears. Tupperware boxes containing the bodies of dead cats are found in her backyard. Stranger still, the hair samples found inside them belong to the adopted Sudanese girl who lives in the multi-million-pound property next door.When Chance poses as a Maths tutor to gain access to the girl's household, he opens the door to a world of wealth and privilege and a dark, twisting mystery where learning the truth will be a painful feat...
Join part-time fixer Chance Yang as he delves into a world of mystery in this 2023 Readers' Favorite Book Award Urban Fiction Finalist!On April Fool's Day 2015, married pharmacist Tilly Wurman gets a surprise text message; one that definitely isn't a joke. Her ex-girlfriend Joyce Peng has been forced out of her Holborn flat by an underground fire and needs somewhere to stay the night. It soon becomes clear that something isn't right with Joyce. So, when Joyce's dead body is discovered a few days later, it looks like an open and shut case of suicide. But is everything really what it seems?In another part of London, just returned from a year-long trip to India, Catherine Roxborough also gets a surprise when a man appears at her kitchen window and smashes the glass. Recently separated from her fiancé, Catherine lives alone and is terrified that a stalker is lurking in the shadows.These two very different mysteries bring two very different men to London. Reticent Chance Yang and flamboyant Felipe Kazama, consultants for Mercury Investments and Securities, are tasked with investigating Joyce's supposed suicide and keeping Catherine safe. This isn't an ordinary day's work for Chance and Felipe, especially when personal feelings start to emerge. And the deeper their investigations go, the harder it gets to uncover the truth...
"THE TRUE STORY OF THE MOUNTAIN GIRL.""Was this craziness? Was I really leaving my country, my family and friends, my house that I had built with my bare hands from the ground up, or was it just a test of my ability? 'Wake up, woman,' the voice resounded in my head."From a traumatic childhood in Albania, growing up under the strict communist regime, this intensely inspiring true story is one of bravery and perseverance. It's a tale of danger, trafficking, violence and escape, but also about finding the inner strength to survive and thrive in building a new life in England.
Book provides insight into all stages involved in the international freight transport process i.e. from when the goods are collected from the supply point such as the warehouse of the exporter, processed through customs at export, delivered to terminal and loaded on the departing means of transport for international movement up to destination.At the time of continuous change in international trade, shipping and logistics, its appropriate Oscar Kamara has chosen to write international freight movement, a unique guide to the process of moving the bought overseas item or goods, transporting them through the different stages of the international freight supply chain, up to final delivery at the door step of the buyer at destination.The book provides insight into all stages involved in the international freight transport process, that is, from when the purchased goods are collected from the supply point such as the warehouse of the exporter, processed through customs at export, delivered to terminal and loaded on the departing means of transport for international movement via road, air, pipeline, sea and rail transport modes to include the costs involved.Kamara takes the reader through aspects of the sale process involving the exporter and importer concluding the sales contract, and the payment options available to the buyer or importer. The application of delivery terms "Incoterms®2020 rules" with a breakdown of the three elements of Place, cost and risk obligation, a useful tool for exporters and importers in making the right selling and buying decision. The packing options, documentation involved and required to get the whole process complete, Pre shipment inspection, and consolidation, are covered in detail. Interface operations have been explained in detail, with emphasis on the importance of smooth flow of cargo as an aid to the push and pull dynamics of the supply chain. The book covers the core activity of maritime transport operations, legal aspects, safety matters, the markets, the trades and the applicationof worldscale100 in tanker chartering. Transit insurance commonly referred to as marine insurance, containerization or freight unitization, hinterland operations and their relation with industrial production as a means of generating demand for the service provider, are looked at comprehensively too.The book will prove a useful tool for strategy planners within the export import trade and freight transport industries, students studying international trade, procurement, transport and logistics at college and university level as well as industry professionals, importers and exporters.
"Time waits for no man." - An immortal line from a knowing source.An unwitting over-thinker becomes the beneficiary of being able to traverse through space and time using his thoughts alone.How will he respond to his new found gift?How will he cope with the pressure bestowed upon him?Will his constant inward musing threaten the very fibre of his entire being?Follow his journey through various comedic and tragic escapades with his trusty sidekick as they encounter varying degrees of mayhem and heartache. Time travel is not for the faint of hearts, and as it takes it's toll on his tormented soul, his mind begins unravelling deeper and deeper into mental oblivion.
This is the incredible true story of Bob the racing pigeon and Mr Todd's amazing adventure. The story takes us from the Northeast of England to Alabama in the USA and back again.A heart warming feel good story beautifully hand illustrated for your enjoyment...Bob the Racing Pigeon - read all about it.