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The world’s crops have been destroyed by a mysterious virus, and the end of mankind draws near. However, the Grey aliens from Xi Boötes, the constellation of the farmer, have coincidentally come to the rescue. The Greys have promised to take everyone to a better world, one with fertile land, clean oceans, ample living space, and without war and want. But it could be a perilous journey for in the universe humans do not sit atop the food chain. Helping the Greys evacuate planet Earth are their mysterious transhuman helpers. And will disturbed psychologist Cornelius Aka unlock their secrets or follow most of the planet to its ultimate destination?

About the Author:

No one let me into their world so I invented a few of my own; paranormal romance, fantasy, science fiction, and dystopian. Welcome to my Universe.

I never had an anchor nor a compass, so I sailed wherever the prevailing took me – sometimes to paradise but often to a wasteland where I dreamed of better days. Mood swings are the switch of creativity.

My motto is, ‘Under pressure, underestimated, going down but not going under.’


My favourite quote is, ‘Normality is a pavement comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it,’ by Vincent van Gogh.

Excerpt from the Book:

“President Bezel addressed the nation almost every hour, and this time he had the best message of all; the aliens had a new home for us. It was uninhabited by intelligent life, and rich in resources, fertile land, and water, with animals to tend and oceans to fish. New America they called it, and there was a New China, a Brazil Two, and Greater Britain. In fact, there was a planet for every nation on the Earth such was the size of the universe. And if you wanted a multicultural world, that was on offer too; just tick the box on your ticket, which unlike our currencies couldn’t be counterfeited.

The Earth was cheering, for humanity had a second chance, and those calling for a black planet or a faith-based paradise would get their wish. I was worried that it seemed too good to be true, but I couldn’t ignore the spaceships in the skies, and humans weren’t as bright as we once thought.”

“Harvest” by Quig Shelbyis available to purchase in paperback from Amazon at:

This new sci-fi novel can also be downloaded in e-book format at:

Press/Media Contact Details:

Darin Jewell (literary agent for Quig Shelby)
Tel. 0208 292 5163
E-mail: darin@theinspiragroup.com

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An exceptional collection of inter-related stories

This series of stories address everyday issues sympathetically and with excellent character development whilst depicting people which many readers will identify with as the storylines are creatively and skillfully intertwined. This eclectic collection of stories expresses all of the human emotions of the characters with great sensitivity and with pathos.

About the Author:

Stewart Scott, the author of this short story collection, published A Bridge and Not an End earlier this year which is a family saga spanning a number of generations and over many decades and takes the reader across time, oceans and continents in the context of important historical events.  Traditional values of love, courage, passion and hardship are all explored in this skillfully-written blend of family narratives.

Excerpt from the Book:

“My mum turned from the sink, shaking her head sadly. “Son, I’m sorry, I was going to tell you tonight over dinner. Poor Johnny.” Tears welling in her eyes. “He wasn’t doing so well, I’d see his mum from time to time and she was worried. He’d quit his job, he was drinking heavily and she thinks he was taking drugs. I was going to tell you, but I don’t hear from you for weeks at a time these days.”

She couldn’t resist slipping that in, a constant refrain these days. “They found him a week ago. They’d gone out to lunch, a couple of weeks ago and came home to find him hanging from the bannisters by an electrical cord. I’m sorry I had to tell you. His mum wanted me to tell you, because you were his best friend and she knows he would have wanted you to carry his coffin – you were always there for him. I’m sorry, Son.”

I just stared at her, reached up and pulled the antlers off my head, watched them fall to the wooden floor, saw her anguish at my shock and pain. Undeserving.

Too late. Too little. I’d carry his coffin, like the fraud I was, but my tears would be genuine.”

“Life in Ten Chapters” by Stewart Scottis available to purchase in paperback from Amazon at:

This book can also be downloaded in e-book format from Amazon at:

Press/Media Contact Details:

Darin Jewell (literary agent for Stewart Scott)
Tel. 0208 292 5163
E-mail: darin@theinspiragroup.com

BiblioBurros

I’ve heard of libraries on wheels, of course, but this is the first time I’ve heard of biblioburros! They’re included in a post about funky bookmobiles around the globe.

Luis Sorano, a teacher in Colombia, fought illiteracy in the rural towns by transporting books to the children that lived there by donkey! This bookmobile has the goal of sharing the love of books even though its not technically on wheels. Sorano started Biblioburro with concern that the students he taught had limited access to reading materials at home.

The kids of these rural communities of Colombia started to miss out on school and do poorly because of the limited book access that prevented them from doing their homework. Even to get to school the kids have to travel long distances. To help with this issue, Soriano decided to bring books to them instead.

Soriano has helped give over 4,000 kids access to literature with the help of his donkeys named Beto and Alfa. His bookmobile program that holds 120 books not only helps children but their parents too to create more literate homes in the process.

New Releases

Australia is one of the highest-ranking parent-child abduction hotspots in the world.  The Child Snatchers takes an investigative look at some of Australia’s more notorious child-abduction cases. Each story is deeply personal, highly complex and frighteningly true. Were they a desperate act of protection or a despicable act of revenge?

The Child Snatchers explores the often bitter nature of separation and divorce, and our heavy reliance on the overburdened Australian Family Law system. It brings you the heartfelt, true accounts of left-behind parents and the children they longed for. Some are heart-warming, successful recoveries; others may never see their children again. All leave you questioning everything you thought you knew.

About the Author

Jasmin Newman is an educator, mediator and coach who has been an active proponent in the reform family law system since 2013. Her interest in family court matters arose when, through her work, she found herself listening to heart-wrenching stories of parental alienation and abduction, all of which involved complex family court decisions. Jasmin immersed in herself in understanding the history of Australian family law and the interested political lobby groups which shaped its legislation. With neither the mothers’ or fathers’ groups happy with outcomes, the system was failing everyone, but none more so than the children.

This raised deep questions on the efficacy of family law in parenting disputes and the public’s over-reliance on using it. How could legislation, which in theory was designed for child protection, result in such catastrophic outcomes?

With a pragmatic, child-focused approach, Jasmin helps parents navigate divorce and separation through her parenting after separation course and mediation business.  She remains a dedicated advocate for a less adversarial family separation process.

Excerpt from the Book

“By talking to dozens of parents, reading countless stories and watching associated documentaries, the standout observation is that the left-behind parent is always the one who was willing to co-parent. Even after abduction recovery, their strongest desire was to facilitate a relationship with the other parent so the children could have as normal upbringing as possible. 

When I learned of the mothers fighting for their children in Islamic countries, I felt sure I would be hearing stories of hopelessness. My experience was the opposite. These women were respected for choosing to follow the appropriate legal path of Sharia family court and were richly rewarded with custody for doing so. Their children were allowed to return to the country of their birth, the people they know and love and a culture they were intended to be raised in. Then most satisfying of all, they were not traumatised twice in order to facilitate their repatriation. 

In dire situations where parents use recovery agents, the least damaging approach is one of negotiations. Where that’s not possible, reuniting the children with their left-behind parents and allowing them to come willingly causes the least stress on the child. If, and only if the agent has done their due diligence on the alleged left-behind parent. By far the worst, most traumatic approach is when children are snatched away from loving family members suddenly – especially by people they do not know.”

“The Child Snatcher” by Jasmin Newmanis available to purchase in hardback from Amazon.com at:

This book is also available in paperback from Amazon at:

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Press/Media Contact Details:

New Generation Publishing
Tel. 01234 712 064
E-mail: info@newgeneration-publishing.com

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This ground-breaking book exposes a taboo aspect of Holocaust history;   the sexual abuse of children. Children were sexually assaulted in ghettos, camps, on transit trains, while in hiding, and even when sent to supposed safety outside Europe.  The Nazi’s genocidal brutality facilitated the abuse of children, in addition to targeting them for murder. In addition, children were sexually assaulted by some rescuers and peers who took advantage of their vulnerability. After the war, they were again betrayed by those who discounted their experiences, and by Holocaust scholars who refuse to acknowledge their stories or give credence to their memories.

About the Author:

Dr Beverley Chalmers has dedicated her life to studying women’s and children’s experiences in difficult social, political, economic and religious settings.  She has held professorial appointments in Faculties of both Medical and Social Sciences and served for decades as a maternal and child health consultant to numerous United Nations and other global health agencies.  Her inter-disciplinary focus and extensive international experience provide a unique perspective on the Nazi era and on the neglected issue of child abuse in the Holocaust.
In 2015, Bev’s book “Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women’s Voices Under Nazi Rule” was awarded the USA National Jewish Book Award, the Canadian Vine Award for Jewish Literature, a CHOICE ‘Outstanding Academic Title’ Award, and a Canadian Jewish Literary Award. She has two doctoral degrees: a Doctorate of Science in Medicine (DSc (Med)) and a PhD in Psychology.

Reviews of “Betrayed:  Child Sex Abuse in the Holocaust”:

“Sexual abuse was one of the many horrors that some children were forced to endure during the Holocaust. But their stories deserve to be told.

‘Betrayed’ is a well-written and researched, albeit difficult, read that gives these victims a voice to be heard.”

(Dr Tessa Chelouche M.D, Unesco Chair of Bioethics, Haifa)

“With a rare combination of humane empathy and scholarly criticism, Beverley Chalmers delves into a disturbingly difficult subject: the sexual abuse of children during World War II. Her research sheds light on the various forms of child abuse, and undermines conventional categorization patterns. For example, Chalmers shows that children were sexually abused not only by people related to the occupying forces or by hostile strangers, but also by others, including some of their very protectors. Chalmers puts the children and their suffering in the center and makes their voices – their cries – heard; by doing so, she creates a wider awareness of this dreadful phenomenon, awareness that is crucial to anyone who wishes to build a better world for our children.”

(Noam Rachmilevitch, archivist at the Ghetto Fighter’s House, Israel)

Betrayed:  Child Sex Abuse in the Holocaust (Grosvenor House Publishing, UK, 2020) is available from all major international booksellers including Amazon.

Press/Media Contact Details:

Press Officer:  darin@theinspiragroup.com
Author:  bevchalmers1@gmail.com