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The Armoured Train Incident – Out Now!

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A hundred and fifteen years ago today, on 15 November 1899, near the start of the Anglo-Boer War, an armoured train manned by British soldiers and containing a young British journalist named Winston Churchill ground its way towards Chieveley in the misty hinterland of Natal, South Africa. The Boers, those fearsome, brave Afrikaner farmers known for their horsemanship and marksmanship, had proved to be a fearsome and formidable force. So as the train steamed along the track, the soldiers were well aware that the often elusive enemy could strike at any time.

The Armoured Train Incident commemorates this event and pays tribute to the brave men involved, including Alexander James Stewart and Charles Wagner, who both played a part that day.

The Armoured Train Incident is available in print from Amazon as well as other online bookstores, and as an ebook from Kindle, Smashwords and most other ebook retailers, including iBooks and Sony.

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Chameleon by Kathy Stewart: free ebook download

front cover copyFor those of you who missed out on this at Christmas time and in celebration of Australia Day, I’m making my debut novel, Chameleon, available as a FREE ebook for three days, 26, 27 and 28 January. Please download it at


and, if you enjoy it, please consider posting a review on Amazon and/or Goodreads. Thanks!
If you don’t have a Kindle, you should still be able to download the Kindle version via an app on your tablet, iPad or other device.
Please feel free to pass this offer on to your family, friends and colleagues as well.
Chameleon is a saga set in South Africa and the surrounding territories between 1914 and 1946, and traces the lives of five main characters from two families as they unravel the mystery that triggers events at the start of the book.
Chameleon was shortlisted for the Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Award in the UK in 2010.
Here is some more info:
It’s 1914.
Troops mass for war in Europe, and even at a remote trading store in Transkei, South Africa, the Moss family and their sometimes-guest Richard feel the impact on their lives. Then Richard enlists, taking fifteen-year-old Fred with him. Albert and Martha are furious and afraid for Fred, but fourteen-year-old Eve is shattered, her hopes of eloping with Richard dashed. All she has to remember him by is a strange wooden mannikin …
If you’d like to read an interview about Chameleon I did in December 2012, you can find it here.
Recent comments about Chameleon are:
‘It’s a real page-turner! There are so many twists and turns.’
‘I can’t wait to read more.’
‘I’ve started your book and am so enjoying it!’
‘I read your book yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it.’
Happy reading and I look forward to hearing from you in 2013!

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