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Some Examples of Our Work

The following books are examples of self-publishing projects from a small selection of our authors. 
Most of our books are available through the major bookselling channels including Amazon and Book Depository. 



Meet two very greedy cows, Marigold and Petal, and follow them in their madcap plan to eat every blade of grass they can get their hooves on. A new laugh-out-loud rhyming story for young readers.

The Complete Guide to Nudism, Naturism & Nudists tells you everything you need to know about nudism and nudists. It’s crammed full of the information, facts, experiences and insider tips that you’ll find invaluable if you want to discover this exotic, fashionable and fast-growing lifestyle.

It’s easy to neglect self-care when you’re depressed. Sometimes it can be a struggle to eat, to wash or even to get out of bed. But all of these things are essential; they help to maintain self-esteem, and one day, when the sun comes out, you want to be healthy enough to enjoy it. This little book lays out a series of self-care tasks and tips to help you through each day when times seem hard. Self-care on its own will not be sufficient to treat severe depression, but having someone take an in...

The Code Explained is a user-friendly guide to the practical implementation of the ABPI Code of Practice. Author Steven Gray puts the Code into context, explaining in easy to follow terms why pharmaceutical companies need to comply, how to comply and what happens if they don't.

This book is for travelling executives, tourists and students as well as those who have either direct or indirect contact with people in other countries in their capacity as hosts or marketeers. In our own country we know the language, codes of behaviour and social customs, but in international relations we are faced with unfamiliar situations. It is a mistake to think that our good home-bred manners will be universally understood and simply speaking the foreign language of a country combined wi...

Confronting an unpredictable business climate and ever-changing marketplace presents a monumental challenge for businesses to maintain their competitive edge. The rate of technology change further impacts the timely development and modification of business strategy.

What sets our Servicemen and women apart? They choose to place themselves in danger so that we may live in peace. If they die in the line of duty they, and their families, deserve our deepest respect. Instead, the pilots of Chinook ZD576 were unjustly accused of gross negligence, by those with most to lose if the truth was revealed. The aircraft was not airworthy, however this was concealed from the crew and passengers. After a 17 year campaign, when this evidence was presented to the Mull of Ki...

Snakes and Ladders, Stephen Verney's sixth book is a personal account of how we are challenged by the coincidence of opposites throughout our lives. The main focus of the book rests on the author's vivid account of daily life during World War Two – first as a Red Cross worker with the Quakers, in Norway, Finland, Libya and Syria; and then as a Resistance fighter in German occupied Crete. It was an incident in Aleppo that led Verney to the agonising decision to leave the Quakers and join the A...

Commander Neville Thornwyn was DS Robert McGraw's boss when McGraw was first promoted to the rank of detective constable in the CID. He was also McGraw's personal hero. It’s difficult to reconcile that with Thornwyn's conviction for bribery and corruption, and things are about to get worse. McGraw, investigating a junior minister’s suicide, finds there was more to Thornwyn than he ever knew, and what he learns is not only damaging; it also has national security implications.

What does it mean to be alive? Why are we here? What is our place in the universe?These are the questions tackled by JJ Evendon in his poems on the nature of existence, mortality, the soul and the human condition. Taking inspiration from music, art, nature, the universe and everyday life, JJ Evendon skilfully weaves together a collection of poems which touch upon themes of life and death, love and attraction, in an uniquely accessible way.

Handed down through generations of storytellers, the popular tales of Anglo-Saxon England herald the birth of a national literature in which the language of the people, rather than the Latin of scholars, came into its own. Written down by kings, scribes and saints, these tales are a rich cross-section of early English life: peace-treaty, trial by ordeal, a witch’s drowning. The story of Saint Guthlac presents an often humorous account of trials and tribulations endured by a moody young nobleman...

An eighteen year old English girl decides to marry an Armenian man from Iran and return to Iran with him. Life, however, doesn’t work out to be quite as grand as she imagines. In Iran she lives through the turmoil of the Iranian revolution and faces a culture shock, cruelty, and humiliation. The author, who is now in her sixties writes from the heart as describes the events of her marriage and eventual escape.

Enjoy a vicarious walk with the author along the Camino Francés. 500miles across Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela from St. Jean Pied de Port nestled in the foothills of the French Pyrenees. The book is a record of his journey, essentially in sketches; all made insitu as he walked, 147 of them, with anecdotes from along the Way, it’s aches and pains, blisters, laughter and pathos. He met wonderful people, passed through historic villages, admired ancient churches, enjoyed some splendid C...

A young rabbit leaves home for the first time, excited about the great adventures he is going to have in the big wide world. Who will he meet? Where will he go? The Amazing Adventure Begins is a light-hearted and easy-reading bedtime story for children from 3-8 years old that will take you into the magical realm of the forest and field animals. The rabbit makes new friends, has new experiences, gets frightened and learns to value friendship, trust and loyalty. Through reading this story, childre...

This book has been developed as a guide for anyone wanting to visit Stonehenge during the four annual times of Managed Open Access, the summer solstice celebrations, winter solstice and equinox dawn gatherings. Its aim is to provide information for anyone wanting to know more about what goes on and how the quality of the experience can be enhanced through ritual and understanding. As a result, this book focuses on ideas, suggestions and information about what to expect. This pilgrim's guide has ...

The idea of the three-generation wealth trap is ingrained in our culture. The notion that the first generation makes it, the second generation merely preserves and the third generation loses it is one which has achieved almost legendary status. But this pattern is by no means inevitable. With knowledge and careful planning, it is possible to ensure that your descendants retain and build on their inheritance for many generations to come.

Orthopaedic Basic & Clinical Science for the Postgraduate Examination: Viva Practice & Diagrams is a new text for trainees preparing to sit the oral section of the FRCS (Tr & Orth) or equivalent examination. There is a temptation for exam preparation to focus all too heavily on pure knowledge acquisition at the expense of practising viva technique. This book therefore aims to stimulate a more problem-based approach through the use of mock vivas, as well as encouraging candidates to practise draw...

This informative, up-to-date guide to truck driving in the UK and Europe will provide you with all the information you need to be successful in this industry. This book was written with the sole purpose of helping newly qualified drivers safely into work, by providing all the necessary information needed to take the next step. Readers will find this handbook not only informative, but interesting and accessible. Whether you are just starting out in your career, or a seasoned veteran of the open r...

Inside this book are some cracking questions designed to help you crack open and liberate the creative and ingenious power within yourself and your organisation. These questions will stimulate your thinking about how to do business in entirely different ways.

"Now! Listen carefully," Dr Laverty said. "You will be small, but most importantly you have nothing to worry about. You are healthy and as strong as an ox. If you use your brain, you will get along fine - so you have nothing to worry about." Growing up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the 1920s, Bob Mackenzie's childhood and youth were far from easy. Part of a family that struggled with the hardships of unemployment and poverty in post-war Britain, Bob was also born with a form of genetic dwarfism at a...

Heresy has shaped Christianity although churches do their best to ignore this fact. The history of efforts to stamp out heresy is one of appalling and gratuitous cruelty. Churches also shaped their doctrine to embrace, or to counter, heretical ideas.

What drives a man to murder? A train can only run where its rails take it. Danny may think he's in control of his own destiny, but the tracks were laid long ago. A chance encounter when he was a child set him on a path to intense friendship, to intense grief, and ultimately to the destruction of more than one life.

When Bees Flew in for Breakfast is a collection of forty original poems written specifically for the 11–16 age group. The poems cover a wide range of themes, from nonsense humour to Gothic horror to logical puzzles to the Natural World. The poems are playful, surprising, thought-provoking and intriguing. This is a book that young people will want to read.

In the blistering summer of 1911, City stockbroker George Chesshyre moves his family to a new house in south London. George looks forward to a life of domestic bliss but a continuous chain of events conspires against him and his yearned for reverie is repeatedly thwarted and dashed by the arrival of cantankerous and odd relatives, unexpected animals and a merciless drain on his wallet. Not helped by the unceasing, debilitating heat of one of the hottest summers on record, George battles to and f...

In 1938 Annelies Magen, 18 years old and from a Jewish family in Dresden, was accused of being a spy by the German authorities. Her parents sent her to England to escape the threat of a ‘labour camp’, hoping to join her later. She would never see them again. In this combined family history and memoir, Annelies’s son David Godwin former chaplain of Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, traces the fate of the Magen family in wartime Germany, and reflects on his own life as a Christian with Jewish roots.

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes - this collection of female nudes is a celebration of the artist's view that the rubenesque female form is beautiful and desirable. The art is soft and sensual, and displays the larger woman in tasteful relaxed poses that are at times dreamlike in form.

Slipper the snake wonders what it would be like to stroll, run and jump like all the leggy creatures. With his trusty assistant Zip, he decides to build a pair of robotic legs of his own. Using them however may turn out to be no walk in the park.

Maggie Higginbotham has travelled extensively throughout Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Tanzania and Namibia. African Safaris, Journey to Jabula gives you a rare insight into the magnificent wildlife and habitat across these countries, and takes you on an awe-inspiring journey of contrasts - of seasons, landscape and game viewing. Experience the true essence of a safari - off the beaten track and into the very heart of the African bush, where no one day is ever the same and a sense of anticipat...

Music is important to us as a species, and it can be particularly important to people with dementia. Singing in a group can improve a person's mood, recall, self-esteem and overall quality of life. Whether you're a trained musician or someone who has no training but can hold a tune (and that is almost everyone), this book will give you guidance on every stage of setting up a singing group for people with dementia: choosing songs, structuring sessions, choosing and setting up a venue, training vo...

There is growing awareness that some people do not appear to recover their former health using the standard levothyroxine (T4) thyroid medication and may remain with many of the symptoms of hypothyroidism that they first went to their doctor with. The author describes his struggle with hypothyroidism and how eventually he regained his health using a medication called liothyronine sodium, which is a synthetic equivalent of the thyroid hormone T3. The use of T3 finally enabled the author to make a...

What Our Customers Think

"Searching the net for a publisher for my poems, I came across the Choir Press. That was five years ago and since then I have written five poetry books and cherish every one of them."

Richard Maitland. Author; Runaways, Adventures with Words, What Larks, Anchors Aweigh and Northern Lights