Time Rocks

Time Rocks

Brian Sellars

Crime / Historical Fiction / Time Travel

A Stonehenge archaeological dig turns into a nightmare when young Jack Shire is blasted into a terrifying prehistoric world, simultaneously unveiling a deadly, 21st century secret. Communicating across millennia, he and girlfriend Tori Morris, battle against powerful, sinister forces to uncover a megalomaniac's plot to control the world with stolen time travel technology.A passionate love story about a young couple struggling to overcome the difficulties in their courtship and keep the faith.Caught in the aftermath of the Civil War and laboring to earn a living from the land, Ralph Wade’s life is in turmoil. Ralph finds solace in the company of a saloon girl after asking for Leann Clark’s hand in marriage only to be refused by her father. Leann doubts Ralph’s love when his involvement with the disreputable lady leads to a failed promise to court Leann and win her affection from a man with a job and regular income. Ralph Wade is caught in the struggle of rebuilding a productive life during reconstruction in rural Missouri. He works hard to farm several acres of land with limited funds and resources. Ralph desires to marry Leann Clark, the girl he has loved since boyhood, but Leann’s father will not consent to the marriage. John Clark says Leann is too young to wed at sixteen years old, and Ralph cannot support her. Ralph’s faith is tested when he ventures inside a saloon for solace in the bottle and meets a woman, Pearl, who finds him attractive. Pearl’s self-proclaimed boyfriend dislikes her attentions to Ralph and starts a brawl. His sheriff friend stops the fight and rescues him from the man’s anger. Conflict arises when Ralph breaks a promise to court Leann because of his relationship with the saloon girl and a problem she causes. Leann Clark is caught between her love for Ralph Wade and her father’s wishes. Leann desires to marry the love of her life, but her father refuses to give his consent. She doesn’t understand her father’s objections since he and her mother married at a young age. John Clark desires Leann to favor the attentions of a man with more means, but she cannot give her heart to anyone but Ralph. Her faith in Ralph’s love is tested when she learns of his involvement with a distributable woman, and he breaks a promise to her. She decides to find out for herself the reason behind Ralph’s broken promise and discovers the goodness of his heart. Leann’s best friend tries to separate her from Ralph, but she clings to her faith and belief in his love. Leann’s determination to discover the truth behind his broken promise leads to a stronger bond in their relationship. The novella introduces the characters and setting of the Wades of Crawford County series.
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Tuppenny Hat Detective

Tuppenny Hat Detective

Brian Sellars

Crime / Historical Fiction / Time Travel

Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick ly decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal.a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, EnglBrilliantly funny and intriguing, Tuppenny Hat Detective is a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, England as the city struggles to recover from World-War-Two. Salty Ess"The world of Billy and his friends is realised in a full and convincing way. There are some splendidly tense and poignant scenes." Prize winning author Alex Martin"A real page turner - with a very winning central character. Despite the murders it was thoroughly good fun and a graphic picture of a time I well remember myself." Film producer and author, Simon Relph CBE
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Dance Floor Drowning

Dance Floor Drowning

Brian Sellars

Crime / Historical Fiction / Time Travel

A corpse is found floating in a swimming pool under a dance floor. A blood soaked head gapes up from a shallow grave in a local beauty spot. A woman is clubbed to death and left to rot in medieval tunnels beneath the city streets Three brutal murders, ten years apart. What connects them? Why is a senior police officer determined to hide the truth? What really happened under cover of an air raid that killed seventy Christmas revellers in a popular city centre pub?Another Billy Perks investigation. The old team; Billy's pals Yvonne Sparkes and "Kick" Morley with old Etonian, M.D. Doc Hadfield, are joined this time by a new sleuth, rookie cop, PC John Needham.A 2013 "YouWriteOn" prize winner, this gripping murder mystery is for adult and teenage readers.
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