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ISBN: 978-0-9929859-0-5


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“An absolute gem.”

“… full of intelligent insights and common sense advice.”

“Unlocks the mystery of good marketing and communications.”

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  • 2014 Garden Media Guild
    book of the year

    Lawn Care

    ISBN:978-0-9929859-2-9

    More about the author:
    www.davidhedges-gower.com | @reallawnexpert


    “… a practical hands on guide written by an expert…”

    “Great book. Very helpful for a novice/amateur gardener like me.”

    “Excellent, with a lot of new thinking.”


  • The man who ran across
    the USA in 100 days

    It's not about the beard

    ISBN:978-0-9929859-7-4

    More about the author:
    www.tomfitzsimons.co.uk | @dryingout


    “… jam packed with love, sadness, adventure, comedy, fear and inspiration.”

    “This is a must read book.”

    “What an inspiring, honest, open book Tom has written about his battle through alcohol addiction and then turning his life around.”


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    This book is the result of artist Derek Eland’s time as an official war artist in Afghanistan. 

    He was embedded with the British Army In 2011 and set up a series of Big Brother style Diary Rooms on the front line.  He then asked soldiers, both British and Afghan to write down their immediate thoughts on postcards, which he collated in the Diary Rooms.


    ISBN:978-0992985936

    More about the author:
    www.derekeland.com
    @derek_eland


    “… groundbreaking.”
    “Poignant and personal.”
    “Courage, determination and selflessness shine through…”

  • Biggest single print run

    978095721772020,000 charity edition

    Selected as a Book of the Year in the industry press, it is the inspiring contemporary story of young woman, Benedict, and her journey of self-discovery as she is asked by her uncle, a former Japanese prisoner-of-war, to scatter his ashes from the Bridge on the River Kwai in Thailand.

    Currently in being made in to a feature film.


    ISBN:978-0957217720

    More about the author:
    www.triciawalker.co.uk
    @Tricia_Walker


    “Very moving, well-written novel.”
    “I really loved this book and couldn’t put it down.”
    “Fantastic and timeless. An easy read but an emotionally engaging one. A real page turner.”


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5 public print editions
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A compelling case for why doing the right thing is not a function of good business, it is good business.

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ISBN: 978-0-9552369-5-2

More about the author:
www.thecorporatephilosopher.org
@RogerSteare


“… a gem to companies and individuals wishing to develop a moral compass.”

“Roger’s ethicability model provides a framework to transform difficult grey areas into a more simple, fundamental approach to making decisions we can be proud of.”

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