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Latest Revue of Chapter XXl Armageddon.

My most recent reading: CHAPTER XXI ARMAGEDDON by Frederick Rodgers of PEI (Prince Edward Island) CANADA By Francis Gallant My first knowledge of humankind was learning about the creation of our first parents. After graduating from this fictitious story onto … Continue reading

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My Latest Book

  Chapter XXI Armageddon. My latest work and first one of fiction. Back cover Bio Adam opens the Holy Bible to the book of Revelations chapter 21. The year is 4013. You might ask how he came to end up … Continue reading

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A Christmas Not To Remember!

Christmas is one of the happiest events of the year. I have some wonderful memories of passed Christmases, especial with my two young daughters. To see the thrill in their eyes as they look upon magical presents Santa has left … Continue reading

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Promotion Time 3

Lily & Me was my first attempt at writing a book, it was also a wonderful learning experience. In my research of the time period involved I found so many things I never knew. While this is the story of … Continue reading

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Promotion Time 2

My second book covered the eleven years I served in the Royal Navy. Starting on 15th March 1955 when I entered through the gates of HMS Ganges, the Royal Navy’s Boy Seamen training establishment located in the village of Shotley, … Continue reading

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The Scars of War—Remembrance Day 11th November 2016

Not all scars are inflicted on the battle fields, many on the home front carry scars too. My own scars are deep, painful and invisible, but also very real. In the summer of 1941 after the Belfast Blitz, I returned … Continue reading

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Humour During the War

A fond memory and story of my beloved sister May. While Nazi troops goose-stepped in Paris, at home I was becoming ever more mobile and vocal. I adopted a habit of going around the supper table with an empty teacup … Continue reading

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Christmas is only fourteen Fridays away!!!!!

Thought this might be a good time to promote one of my three books!!! The Royal Navy &┬áMe   Now available as an E-Book, go to http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/irishrover This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who … Continue reading

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Time to Flog a Book or Ten.

  It has been a while since I last tried to flog some books . So here we go with another tantalizing motivation to buy one of my wonderful stories. Besides, I have still not reached the magic number of … Continue reading

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Read a Good Book Lately

How about my latest work of fiction? Chapter XXl Armageddon. If you enjoy believing the impossible can be possible, if you enjoy fantasy and adventure, if you like to dream of what might be, or what could be. If you … Continue reading

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