There is a perception that schizophrenia is both uncommon and impossible to treat. In fact, it affects about 650,000 people in the UK, 2.2 million in the US, and some 50 million globally; and, the treatment success rate with today's medication and therapy can be high.
As a teenager, Sarah D'Villez famously escaped a man who abducted and held her hostage for 11 days. The case became notorious, with Sarah's face splashed across the front of every newspaper in the country. Seventeen years later, Sarah's attempt to build a normal life for herself in London has failed. When she hears of her kidnapper's impending release from prison, fearful of the media storm that is sure to follow, she decides to flee to rural Wales under a new identity, telling nobody where she's gone.
A girl with no home, a house in need of love... A beautiful romance set in the breathtaking Welsh mountain. Lark has been wandering the country for many years, with no real place to call home. Until she meets Matthew Williams, a Canadian who has inherited a run-down hill farm in North Wales. Young and enthusiastic, Matthew has no knowledge of farming and no experience of living in the countryside.
"Great story but the Narrator let it down"
Isaveth Breck is brave, loyal and zealous in the pursuit of justice, especially after her father is wrongfully arrested. Quiz, the eccentric eye patch-wearing street boy who befriends her, swears he can't resist a good mystery. Together they set out to solve the magical murder of one of Tarreton's most influential citizens and save Isaveth's beloved papa from execution. But with the real murderer protected by the powerful Lord Mayor of Tarreton himself, can she ever prove her papa's innocence in time?
A story of love and betrayal set in the quaint Staffordshire village of Edingale in 1946. Haunted by her past, Hannah Kimble has built an impenetrable barrier around her. Life has been hard, with few pleasures. She yearns for love or even a little affection. By chance, she meets the new owner of Edingale Manor, a charismatic American. Major Joshua Tyne. When he shows interest in her, Hannah believes he loves her. But has she misinterpreted his actions and mistaken simple kindness for love? Then there's the betrayal!
A short story of approximately 3,600 words, set in a Welsh village in the 1950s. Jenny, a naive 10-year-old school girl who is "smitten" with a young lad, tells her story. This is a short story suitable for kids from about seven or eight years old to about 10 or 11 years old.
Sally Travis appeared to have been badly let down by Rhys Martin, who had gone away to college when under suspicion of burglary. She had faced the gossips alone when their baby was born, and ignored the worrying rumours about him. Rhys’s father, Gwilym Martin, had lost a leg in an accident but whereas Sally held her head high under difficulties, Gwilym, who had been a popular sportsman and athlete, hid away, unable to face being seen in a wheelchair.
"Facing the World"