Clan: Season 3: Episode 1 - Calum's Country

      Leigh Barker
Clan: Season 3: Episode 1 - Calum's Country

BRAND NEW SEASON!Season 3, Episode 1. Clan: Calum’s Country - A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Calum Maclean and Big John Mackintosh have returned to Scotland, to find it under the heel of the English with its people broken and beaten by barbaric treatment and unjust laws.Though opposition of any sort will mean deportation or death, Calum and John will not look away.A new adventure has begun.BRAND NEW SEASON!Season 3, Episode 1. Clan: Calum’s Country - A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Calum Maclean and Big John Mackintosh have returned to Scotland, to find it under the heel of the English with its people broken and beaten by barbaric treatment and unjust laws.Their hope to stay out of trouble vanishes the moment they return to Moy Hall and Lady Anne sends them on another mission. To save the English General Richmond from the hangman.It should be a simple rescue, but the hand of Colonel York reaches from the grave. The English are stealing everything of value. But if they are allowed to take the cattle, the Clan will starve.Though opposition of any sort will mean deportation or death, Calum and John will not look away.A new adventure has begun.

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    Checking In - Suspect Package

      Leigh Barker
Checking In - Suspect Package

Rob works for Global Air Lite and as usual there's nothing happening at the check-in desks. So he decides to liven things up, as usual. With calamitous results, as usual. Laugh out load funny and great a escape from 'normality'.A Bitesize Read: Men at Work - Episode 1. About 1 hour of fun with work colleagues who have nothing in common, except an overwhelming desire to throttle Rob the anarchist! . It's another mind-numbing day for the check-in staff at Global Airlines Lite, until the anarchist Rob discovers the suspect package. Imagine being a fly-on-the-wall as the the day unfolds, and watch Rob set up Major Tom to defuse the bomb and save the day... well, at least that's the plan.The first episode in the Working Man series - let the madness begin!

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    Heroes

      Leigh Barker
Heroes

The first Episode of ALL 7 rip-roaring adventure Series. Each one a 1-hour Bitesize Read.Episode 1 from:ClanSoldiersThe Hellfire LegacyFirst ResponderThe Orpheus DirectiveRequiem for EdenChecking InThe first Episode of ALL 7 rip-roaring adventure Series. Each one a 1-hour Bitesize Read.Episodes…ClanCalum Maclean is a sword-for-hire and a thorn in the side of anyone who sets himself up as Authority. He returns to the Highlands from the war in Flanders where he fought for the English, for a price, to find Bonnie Prince Charlie has arrived and war with the English is inevitable. Everyone thinks Calum will obey the Pretender. Everyone is wrong. Calum Maclean tips his hat to no man. SoldiersRegret is a soldier with fierce independence that gets him into trouble, and a sharp mind that gets him out of it. His skill with the Lee-Enfield rifle comes from long nights poaching in Ashdown Forest with his brother. That skill will save his life and the lives of his squad many times during the coming days and weeks of gut-wrenching tension.The Hellfire LegacyMarine Sergeant Ethan Gill is a hero — the real thing. A battle-hardened veteran of wars across the globe, with a sense of humour that would cut glass.He’d retired to the ‘good life’ but now he’s working with the FBI – there will be trouble! When terrorists start killing US generals, SecNav recalls him to duty. To the toughest and most perilous mission of his life. First ResponderNew York Fire Marshal Elmore James is one of our heroes who run into a burning building when everyone else is running out.A bomber has blown up a bank in Manhattan. Lots of people want to blow up banks, but few ever do….The Orpheus DirectiveMarine Master Sergeant Ethan Gill is a rare breed: a true hero. With skills honed in the bloodiest hellholes on the planet.He’d retired but SecNav has called his squad back to active duty, to go where Special Forces can’t, or won’t. To make the impossible look easy. Requiem for EdenWith Lucid’s invasion driven back to the Dark Continent and his attempt to take over The Other Place thwarted, Eden should be the tranquil haven it was meant to be. If only…Checking InIt's another mind-numbing day for the check-in staff at Global Airlines Lite, until the anarchist Rob discovers the suspect package…

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    Calum's Exile

      Leigh Barker
Calum's Exile

Clan: Season 2, Episode 1. Calum’s Exile A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Season 2 kicks off at a cracking pace!Cumberland’s army, fresh from their easy victory at Culloden, is running amok right across the Highlands.And against the systematic slaughter ordered by the king, our heroes Calum Maclean and Big John Mackintosh must make a dash for Glasgow to find passage to the New World, or die tryingClan: Season 2, Episode 1. Calum’s Exile A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Season 2 kicks off at a cracking pace!Cumberland’s army, fresh from their easy victory at Culloden, is running amok right across the Highlands.And against the systematic slaughter ordered by the king, our heroes Calum Maclean and Big John Mackintosh must make a dash for Glasgow to find passage to the New World, or die trying.Their 150 miles journey is through a country swarming with English soldiers, murdering men, women and children and plundering anything of value.Every day they remain in their beloved Scotland, they’re in mortal danger, but they can’t just ride by and let the innocent perish. Colonel York is dead, but his hand reaches from the grave for one last act of vengeance. The assassin sent to kill Calum is the best of the worst. Unstoppable, and without mercy.The new journey has begun.

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    The Hellfire Legacy -The Call

      Leigh Barker
The Hellfire Legacy -The Call

Season 1, Episode 1. The Hellfire Legacy: The Call - Inspired by the great Lee Child A Bitesize 1-hour Episode - "A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee"Marine Sergeant Ethan Gill is a hero — the real thing — a battle-hardened veteran of wars across the globe, with a sense of humor that would cut glassHe’d retired to the ‘good life’ but now he’s working with the FBI – there will be troubleSeason 1, Episode 1. The Hellfire Legacy: The Call -- Inspired by the great Lee Child A Bitesize Read - the first 1 hour episode. "A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee"Marine Sergeant Ethan Gill is a hero — the real thing — a battle-hardened veteran of wars across the globe, with a sense of humor that would cut glass.He’d retired to the ‘good life’ but now he’s working with the FBI – there will be trouble! When terrorists start killing US generals, SecNav recalls him to duty. To the toughest and most perilous mission of his life. And this one on American soil.But anything is better than being back in the world with no real purpose.In peacetime, as in war, every victory has its price. And every conflict a hero.____________________________________No one can match the great Lee Child, but Hellfire was inspired by his great novels. It’s a roller-coaster adventure in 12 1-hour episodes. Each one is a complete story with a beginning, middle and end. And a cliff-hanger ending, it the true tradition of the genre.Download Episode 1 and see why readers are saying Ethan Gill is a cool Jack Reacher

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    Toeing the Line

      Leigh Barker
Toeing the Line

Nick is indispensable in the machine shop - he's the only one who can fix the junk machinery, and he milks it for all it's worth. He 'help' his manager fix a broken production line, with hilarious consequences... that is if you don't mind the boss getting brained by his own stupidity! Great fun and a great escape from the world...Another Bitesize Read. Men at Work - Episode 2. Read time: ~ 1 hour... lunch time.This is a true story, with only the names changed to protect the innocent... and avoid litigation. The incidents and insanity are from and about real people. Mad as it seems.Another day in the life of the maintenance crew at Bullers – home of the Inflatable Girlfriend and Marital Aids Party Pack. Nick is the only maintenance fitter who knows how to keep the line running and production up. A position that some people would exploit for a comfortable life bating the bosses… and Nick is no exception. Spend a day with the team as they put in another complete hour’s work in between setting up paying work, having the company’s goods away for sale, and bating Badger, the Foreman, and Luigi the OCD Italian fitter who hates them all.Another day in the trenches then, so lots of laughs and little work. No change there.

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    The Orpheus Directive: Lone Wolf

      Leigh Barker
The Orpheus Directive: Lone Wolf

The Orpheus Directive: Season 1, Episode 1. Lone Wolf (A 1-hour Bitesize Read) Another rollicking Ethan Gill adventure! Marine Master Sergeant Ethan Gill is a rare breed: a true hero, with skills honed in the bloodiest hellholes on the planet.He’d retired but SecNav has called his squad back to active duty, to go where Special Forces can’t, or won’t. To make the impossible look easy.The Orpheus Directive: Season 1, Episode 1. Lone Wolf (A 1-hour Bitesize Read) Another rollicking Ethan Gill adventure! Marine Master Sergeant Ethan Gill is a rare breed: a true hero, with skills honed in the bloodiest hellholes on the planet.He’d retired but SecNav has called his squad back to active duty, to go where Special Forces can’t, or won’t. To make the impossible look easy. The mission to retrieve intelligence from a drug lord in Bolivia should have been an easy in and out, but no one could have known what it would unearth.An easy gig that’s about to launch our hero into the most dangerous mission of his war-scarred life.Every conflict has a hero. And every battle its casualties.

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    No Good Deed

      Leigh Barker
No Good Deed

Requiem For Eden: Season 1: Episode 1: No Good Deed… The Eden series continues!"A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee!" With Lucid’s invasion driven back to the Dark Continent and his attempt to take over The Other Place thwarted, Eden should be the tranquil haven it was meant to be. If only…Requiem For Eden: Season 1: Episode 1: No Good Deed… "A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee!" Now in the hugely successful Bitesize Read format! A 1 hour episode.With Lucid’s invasion driven back to the Dark Continent and his attempt to take over The Other Place thwarted, Eden should be the tranquil haven it was meant to be. If only…Like the flap of a butterfly’s wing, the storm that threatens to engulf Eden is started by a single, apparently insignificant decision. The icy blast is too much for the old stork delivering her bundles to their new homes. She changes the schedule and delivers them to a Guardian Knight in Trinity. Nobody will ever know.And now the dark clouds are gathering in the far north, and the Archangel Michael, the Guardian Supreme Commander, and the Leader of the Senate watch the Games that mark the graduation of Trinity’s Knight School in the desperate hope they will find a hero to lead their army against the coming hordes.They need a miracle, but since magic was outlawed by the Senate, miracles have been in short supply. They think they have found Woe and his sister, Anella—the cuckoos the stork left—to fill the hero vacancy. But they have no idea just what they have found.And the Norsemen are coming.The Eden Series was inspired by the Discworld novels. Requiem for Eden is an adventure in 10 1-hour episodes. Each one a complete story with a beginning, middle and end. And a cliff-hanger ending, it the true tradition of the Saturday Matinee genre.

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    First Responder: Day One

      Leigh Barker
First Responder: Day One

First Responder: Season 1, Episode 1. Day One (A 1-hour Bitesize Read) New York Fire Marshal Elmore James is one of our heroes who run into a burning building when everyone else is running out.Elmore fought fires for more years than is good for his health, and has been a Fire Marshall since before 911, a day that changed his life and the lives of everyone in the United States, and beyond.First Responder: Season 1, Episode 1. Day One (A 1-hour Bitesize Read) New York Fire Marshal Elmore James is one of our heroes who run into a burning building when everyone else is running out.Elmore fought fires for more years than is good for his health, and has been a Fire Marshall since before 911, a day that changed his life and the lives of everyone in the United States, and beyond.He prefers to work alone. Turns out his Chief Ortega has got other ideas. Riley O’Riordan is his new partner, a good looking Irish girl, but anyone who takes her on face value is in for a shock. She grew up with three older brothers. And she’s as tough and as brave as the next man.Their first investigation as partners is a blast. A bomber has blown up a bank in Manhattan. Lots of people want to blow up banks, but few ever do. And this bomber was targeting the staff. Elmore knows there are more to come. The bomber is honing his skill for something big.There is no way to catch him until he makes a mistake. And he can’t make a mistake until he strikes again. It’s just a matter of time. And time is short.Elmore James and Riley O’Riordan are First Responders, not for them standing on the sidelines watching the blaze. They are in it all the way with the heroic New York fire fighters.

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    Regret's Mission - Inspired by the great Bernard Cornwell Sharpe

      Leigh Barker
Regret's Mission - Inspired by the great Bernard Cornwell Sharpe

Soldiers - Season 1 - Episode 1: Regret's Mission This edition in the hugely successful Bitesize Read format! A roller-coaster 1-hour read!When Regret marches with his regiment to Mons they don't know they are 80,000 facing an army of 500,000 menStaggering away from the carnage, Regret is given the most important and dangerous mission of his life. One that could change the course of the war!Regret's Mission > Soldiers > Season 1 > Episode 1This edition in the hugely successful Bitesize Read format! A rip-roaring 1-hour read!"A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee! An action-packed adventure set at the very start of the Great War!"When Regret marches with his regiment to Mons they think they re going to give the invading Huns a bloody nose.They don’t know that their 80,000 comrades are about to face a highly trained and well-equipped army of 500,000 men.Their battle at Nimy Canal is brief and horrific and marks the end of the British Expeditionary Force.Staggering away from the carnage, Regret is given the most important and dangerous mission of his life. One that could change the course of the war to end all wars.Regret is going to need all his skill and courage if he and his exhausted squad are to survive the explosive adventures to come!It doesn't pretend to be Bernard Cornwell, but was inspired by the great Sharpe stories. Though historical accurate, it’s not a Historical Novel, it’s a roller-coaster adventure in 12 1-hour episodes. Each one is a complete story with a beginning, middle and end. And a cliff-hanger, it the true tradition of the Matinee genre.

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    Calum's Sword

      Leigh Barker
Calum's Sword

CLAN - Season 1: Calum’s Sword. Episode 1 of 13 A rip-roaring adventures following a true hero in a time of war - Inspired by the great Bernard Cornwell's Sharp stories"A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee!"Now in the hugely successful Bitesize Read format - a 1-hour read.Calum Maclean is a sword-for-hire and a thorn in the side of anyone who sets himself up as Authority.CLAN - Season 1: Calum’s Sword. Episode 1 of 12 rip-roaring adventures following a true hero in a time of war - Inspired by the great Bernard Cornwell's Sharp adventures. "A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee!"Now in the hugely successful Bitesize Read format - a 1-hour read.Calum Maclean is a sword-for-hire and a thorn in the side of anyone who sets himself up as Authority. He returns to the Highlands from the war in Flanders where he fought for the English, for a price, to find Bonnie Prince Charlie has arrived and war with the English is inevitable. Everyone thinks Calum will obey the Pretender. Everyone is wrong. Calum Maclean tips his hat to no man. When his former love asks him to fetch her man from the English army, he accepts without hesitation. It's a noble cause, and Calum can't resist a noble cause. Even if it might cost him his life.The journey has begun! _______________________________A wee note: Clan was inspired by the great Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe stories. Though historical accurate, it’s not a Historical Novel, it’s a roller-coaster adventure in 12 1-hour episodes. Each one a complete story with a beginning, middle and end. And a cliff-hanger, in the true tradition of the Saturday Matinee genre.Reviews:“A series of Saturday matinees! Brilliant! Pure escapism, and great fun.”“If you enjoyed following the adventures of Richard Sharpe and his sidekick, Partrick, then you'll enjoy Calum and Big John.” “Looking forward to reading the rest of this series. Would recommend it to anyone interested in this time period of Scottish history!”“OK it’s not Bernard Cornwell, but it never said it was – it’s just a great read I highly recommend”“Great!”“Good fast read with plenty of tension. Look forward to the next episode. Have got the next three episodes on kindle.”“Can't wait to read the next one - Hope there is more to come in the series and life of Calum Maclean”

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