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Robert Wells

Robert Wells became an Elvis fan at the age of 11 and he remains one more than 60 years later. This deep affection and knowledge translate into these stories which present a comic vision of the life of the King of Rock and Roll. He has made a pilgrimage to Graceland, Tupelo and the Sun recording studio, as well as spending a night in the Burning Love suite at Heartbreak Hotel. He is a former journalist whose first job was with the Wolverhampton Express & Star, and later a corporate communications publisher based in London. A widower with a ... 

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Rev. David Wheaton

The late David Wheaton was born in Abingdon, Oxfordshire in 1930. He studied at St John’s Oxford where he gained a BA in Classics and, thereafter, the London School of Theology (BD). He served for many years as a Vicar, before becoming Principal at the Oak Hill Theological College. He was later appointed as Honorary Canon of St Albans Cathedral and then became Chaplain to HM Queen Elizabeth II. He had a lifelong love for classical Greek. As a born teacher, he found opportunities in every chapter of his life to encourage others towards a ... 

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Tanya White

Tanya White was born in London in 1960. After finishing university, she trained as a barrister and over a long career has practised in many fields, most recently human rights and immigration law. For many years she has worked from home rather than the more conventional setting of Chambers in London. Ms White is married and has three grown-up children and a grandchild and is grateful to have finally found the time to follow her dream and write. The Thirty-Year Night is her first published fiction. As well as being a writer, she is a keen ... 

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Derrick Widmer

Derrick Widmer studied jurisprudence at the University of Bern, The University of Chicago Law School, the University of Mexico D.F., and business at the Harvard Business School. He is past director of the Swiss Holcim Cement Group Support, former president of a Swiss military court with the rank of colonel. Other credits include: founder and long-time president of the Swiss-lndian Chamber of Commerce, former Honorary Consul to the Republic of Kazakhstan, former President of the 18 Swiss Schools Abroad (educationsuisse), President of the ... 

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Cecilia Rose Wild

Cecilia Rose Wild was born in 1979 in Budapest. She began to study economics in 1998. Alongside training to become an accountant, she was a student at the School of State Administration of the Budapest University of Economics, where she received a certificate in Administration Management. In 2004 she received a specialist certificate in European Union Financing from the School of European Union Financing at the Budapest Business School. She continued her studies at the School of Government and Law at the University of Pécs, and in 2009 ... 

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Peter Williams

Peter Williams was born in 1949 in the UK. He joined the R A F after leaving school, serving in the control towers at RAF Tern Hill and RAF Gan. After leaving the RAF he became a car salesman until 2016 when, after a massive disagreement with Management, he walked out and, due to some health issues, decided to retire. This is his first book. 

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Maggie Williams Richmond

A perennial bookworm and student, Maggie Williams Richmond has enjoyed a varied career including nursing, social care management, and charity administration. Having formerly balanced work and travel, Maggie spent the first five years of her retirement labouring with her husband to restore an old stone house in the foothills of the French Pyrenees. At the same time, she continued to compose songs, write poems, and publish a quirky reflective blog, co-authored with her dog Shadow. Now settled near Dundee, Maggie has delved deeply into her ... 

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Maggie Williams Richmond

A perennial bookworm and student, Maggie Williams Richmond has enjoyed a varied career including nursing, social care management, and charity administration. Having formerly balanced work and travel, Maggie spent the first five years of her retirement labouring with her husband to restore an old stone house in the foothills of the French Pyrenees. At the same time, she continued to compose songs, write poems, and publish a quirky reflective blog, co-authored with her dog Shadow. Now settled near Dundee, Maggie has delved deeply into her family ... 

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Katharine Wilson

Katharine Wilson was born as Katharine Davison in Ryton, Tyne valley in 1971, when the village came under County Durham in the U.K. She was educated at Ryton Comprehensive school and left in 1987. She has worked in various support roles including early years and health and social care. She worked for one of the leading hospital trusts at Royal Victoria Infirmary where she worked a health care assistant on the Cardiology Ward until 2019. She has two grown up sons. Her hobbies are walking, reading, writing, watching T.V. dramas, yoga and ... 

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Richard Wilson

First time author Richard Wilson was born on 5 July 1948 in Nairobi, Kenya where he lived through the Mau Mau rebellion. From the age of six, he was educated away from home in boarding schools. He attended Manor House School in Kitale, Kenya and Oundle School in Northamptonshire. Home for Richard included fifteen locations in Kenya, a large plantation in Borneo and homes in Zambia, South Africa and France before coming to live and work in England in industrial businesses. Richard has worked for GKN Plc as a divisional CEO and Bandt Plc as CEO. ... 

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Stan Wolf

Stan Wolf was born in Passau in 1950. He spent the first years of his life at a farm in Germany. The author passed school and the education in steel construction in Salzburg, at the foot of Untersberg where he has been running a small company for 30 years. Stan Wolf is married, has two daughters and by this time a granddaughter. His hobbies are flying and submerged cultures. His preference for the desert leads him to Egypt where he follows remote paths alongside the traces of the Pharaos several times a year. Because of his adventurous ... 

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Chin Sheng Yang

Chin Sheng Yang was born in Taiwan and adopted at birth by a mason and his family. Growing up in poverty around the time of World War II, he did what he could to help his family survive, working as a peddler selling vegetables and candy on the street and a coolie, carrying bricks for his adopted father’s masonry projects, while also working hard at his studies to improve his circumstances. When he was offered a scholarship to study in the United States, he moved to California to further his education. Attending UCLA and USC while working at ... 

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Anka "Anik" Ziegler

Anka Ziegler was born in East Germany and comes from a middle-class family. She had good results at school and then went on to the Kosmelik Technical School where she spent four years and qualified with a diploma as a medical technician. She was married and divorced twice but was unable to become pregnant as her children were stillborn. She lived in Switzerland for 4 years in a relationship with an influential man. In 1999 she moved to New York where a talent agency discovered her. She was good at sports but was unable to continue with her ... 

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