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Mathilde Pressley

Mathilde was born in New Zealand, where she married and raised her own family. She has travelled extensively around the South Pacific and Europe, but she has always been drawn back to New Zealand.

Love‘s Dilemma is Mathilde Pressely‘s first book in her stories from New Zealand triology. It is a love story set in New Zealand, where she has drawn on her love of her country‘s stunning landscape, the amazing history of this volcanic land and the influence of Maori legend on today‘s culture and people. Love‘s Dilemma is a tale of the changing power of love.

Michelle Smith

I was born and grew up in New Zealand. After graduating from Canterbury University I was sent to London expecting to spend three years on work assignment. Three years became five; five became ten and now, over 25 years later, I‘m still living in the greatest city in the world.

I arrived in London, having never been outside of New Zealand before, and fell in love instantly with the people, the place and the country‘s long and fascinating history. I built up a long and successful career in the Financial Services Industry in London. My children were born in London, and as a family we have spent (still do) many weekends searching out new things to do and exciting places to experience in London and around Great Britain. I got to tell you, nothing beats the beauty of the rolling English countryside.

In 2006 I did return to New Zealand with her family. I could not settle. I Read more ...

Paulin Prifti

I'm Paul and I live and work in London, UK. I write about and publish books because they have the power to change lives. They have changed mine, and I'm sure yours as well.

So I set out to find and publish books that have the power to change lives. And one such book is the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, translated with amazing beauty by Edward Fitzgerald.

When I first read the Rubaiyat I didn't know anything about it, Khayyam or FitzGerald. But when I started learning about them the poem I saw the Rubaiyat under a different light. It revealed a new world, two worlds, in fact: the East and the West of the past and of the present.

I am humbled to have been able to publish a book about Rubaiyat. I hope when you read it, you will enjoy it as much as I did putting it together.

The next title in the series is going to be a selection of stories by Boccaccio called, "T Read more ...

Dawn Adlam

Thank you for taking the time to come to and view my author profile. My name is Dawn Adlam and I’m a LinkedIn specialist.

I love LinkedIn! It changed my life and the way I do business.

I have helped thousands of individuals and businesses generate new clients and find jobs. What surprised me was that every person or sales team I trained said the same thing when they started: they had a LinkedIn profile but didn’t know how to use it.

I decided to do something about it: I wrote a book that will help unlock the magic and massive potential of world’s largest online directory; LinkedIn.

I didn’t want to add yet another useless manual, like most people I have absolutely no patience when it comes to reading such manuals and I find every way possible to avoid them.

I wanted a book that will show how to use LinkedIn to sharpen your presence, bring in new Read more ...

Robert Taylor

I was born in South Wales and moved to London for college where I studied Philosophy. With the unshakable confidence of youth I decided to become a screenwriter for television and got a break writing episodes of the long running BBC TV comedy ChuckleVision.

I wrote for a living for a number of years but a desire for a more structured career and growing interest in creators rights led me to take courses in law and then go to law school and qualify as a lawyer.

Along the way I was Treasurer and later Chair of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain during which time he was instrumental in establishing Writers’ Digital Payments Ltd, a collective management system that allows screenwriters to benefit from the on-line use of their work and the Writers Foundation (UK) a charity committed to raising the profile of the writer and providing funding for training programmes Read more ...

Anthony Forsyth

I am an international fitness coach and fat loss expert. I am a “fitness geek” there I have said it!

The human body is a fascinating machine. Our health is the single most precious thing we have and yet we often take it for granted. No amount of money can buy health.

Through exercise and good nutrition, it is possible to enjoy and make the most of what you do or want to.

I have trained thousands and no matter what part of the world I went to, I learned one thing: we as human beings have the potential and the drive to do whatever we put our minds to.

I don’t believe in quick-fix diets or spending hours on a treadmill, not unless you wish to become a marathon runner.

I have spent a lifetime studying the latest fitness and nutritional trends and have built the best programs to help people burn maximum body fat and become stronger, regardless of gender or Read more ...

Charlie Knight

My name is Charlie and I am a Personal Trainer and Performance Coach, based out of Berkshire UK.

My love of all things health and fitness has been with me since my childhood, where I always loved playing sport, rugby, football, hockey, rounders, judo, you name it! Trouble is, I was never any good at sport! This meant I was always picked last for team games and usually got beaten at individual events. Great start!

This could very easily have lead me down a different course in my life, but what drove me wasn't trying to be the best (that came much later) but more the process of becoming the best. It fascinated me that I could improve aspects of myself in an environment off the pitch, or out of the dojo etc. And when I was injured, that I could rehabilitate myself and come back stronger, faster, more efficient. This process was what sparked my imagination and curiosity 14 years a Read more ...

Nathanael Hill

Hello. My name is Nathanael.

As a new author, my writing achievements are not many and have been writing on and off for years. My greatest writing achievement to date is my new book on how to deal with cancer.

I have lived in the beautiful home county of Oxfordshire all my life, with the Chiltern Hills as my backdrop, and I'm married to the most wonderful woman in the world, Charlene. She is my world and my motivation in life.

I have always enjoyed writing because of its creativity and the ability to express ideas which suits me well as my secular job is being an Architectural Technologist, which I've done since 2000 and hope one day I will be able to fit in around my writing.

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