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Inspector Horace and his daughter Florence return in another detective adventure. A novel this time, and with a new addition to the family, for something different. Novel even.

Sarge Is in Charge is currently available to pre-order in paperback from Amazon (UK), Barnes & Noble, and Thrift Books. Austin Macauley Publishers Limited are to publish it on 2 February 2024.

Links to Buy:

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Author of 'The Lion Hotel': a play set in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK, which combines history and humour with an easy flowing dialogue, to tell the story of a detective's daughter who is wrongly accused of a crime.

Published: 26th February 2021.

Book available from: Austin Macauley (publishers), Amazon, Kindle, KoboBarnes & Noble, Pengwern Books, Waterstones, Welsh Bridge Books & Collectables, W H Smith, and Scribd, etc.

(Paperback, Hardback, eBook.)

Audiobook available from: AmazonAudible, Audiobooks, BooktopiaChirpeStories, Gandhi ,Google PlayKobo, NextoryOverDrive, Scribd, and Storytel.

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Further details and links to 'buy':

The Lion Hotel | Book| Austin Macauley Publishers

Website with latest news, blog posts, and link to 'buy':

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4-minute launch video:

YouTube promotional video:

The Lion Hotel | Philip Jones | Crime Fiction - YouTube

YouTube promotional video combining magic and literature:

The Lion Hotel by Philip Jones - Grab Your First Edition Before Stocks Disappear! - YouTube

Booklife feature in Publishers Weekly:

The Lion Hotel by Philip Jones | BookLife

Reviewed and selected as Editor's Choice in January 2022 issue of Oswestry Life magazine (p. 63):

Oswestry Life January 2022 by dts media ltd - Issuu

Facebook Page for updates and discussions: 

Philip Jones - The Book Corner | Facebook


There is a new addition to the Horace family!

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