AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
USA Independence Day
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  William Wright, iRoland Allnach, iJay Onwukwe, iBeth Trissel, iIan Irvine (Hobson), iTodd Cheney, iFrank Whyte, i

  Home > History > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Wilfried F Voss

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 69 Titles
· 8 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Dec, 2008

Wilfried F Voss, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
L'harmonie et le contraste (livre de poèmes
by Antoine Raphael

C'est la compilation de poèmes exprimant une variété de sujets les uns plus excitants que les autres..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Peter Carroll, Paignton Author, Just Published his Second Book, Doodlebugs
by Wilfried F Voss   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Posted: Wednesday, August 08, 2012

  Print   Save    Follow    Share 

Recent articles by
Wilfried F Voss

Painted Wings and Giants' Rings: The Evolution of a Novel
The Emotional Toll of Writing a Novel - Thoughts by Wilfried F. Voss
First Novel Draft Done, but not Enough Words...
My Newest Project: Painted Wings and Giants Rings
Oh God! I Just Published a Gay Erotic Novel!
Londonderry Air - The True Origin of Danny Boy
Lesbians Shouldn't Write and Promote Christian-Fantasy Novels?
           >> View all

Peter Carroll, Paignton Author, has just had his second book entitled Doodlebugs & Spitfires published to compliment his first publication called Queen of Misfortune. His latest is a collection of memories and short stories which include four titles evolving around his wartime childhood in North London and make for interesting and enjoyable reading.

 Peter Carroll, Paignton Author, has just had his second book entitled Doodlebugs & Spitfires published to compliment his first publication called Queen of Misfortune.

His latest is a collection of memories and short stories which include four titles evolving around his wartime childhood in North London and make for interesting and enjoyable reading.

From the Publisher

“Doodlebugs & Spitfires” is a delightful collection of memories and short stories written by Peter Carroll, the author of “Queen of Misfortune,” in his trademark poetic and profoundly thoughtful style.

Most of his stories, previously published in limited form in local English newspapers and magazines, like “Brave New World”, “The Forties Street Tradesmen”, “Doodlebugs”, or “The Christmas of 43” evolve around his childhood in the Northern part of London during and after World War II. He describes the horrors that came with the V1 flying bombs, nicknamed the “Doodlebugs.” Heroic British pilots in their “Spitfire” airplanes would attempt to divert the flying bombs from the populated areas, sometimes successful, and sometimes not.

Other stories are about his childhood adventures as a moviemaker with the short-lived Cinecarr Productions, his work as an RAF nurse in England and post-war Germany, and his crash as a Spitfire pilot. But there are also contemporary, fictional stories. Other tales like “Paradise Walk”, “The Demise of Florence Harper”, or “The Spirit of Ann Luxon,” dedicated to his hometown of Torbay in SouthDevon, England, tell of historical events there. Throughout the collection there are hints of Carroll’s unique mind, which may be described as extra sensual perception. They enrich his stories and make this an enjoyable reading. - Copperhill Media

About Peter Carroll

Peter Carroll has written several short stories, poems and many articles on variable subjects for newspapers and Magazines, his favorite subject being history. His first novel, “Queen of Misfortune” is a fiction piece, which involved intensive research and took three years to complete. Born in Barnet, England in July 1933 and with a standard education, he was called up into the RAF in 1951 and served five years as a medic. Since then, until his retirement, he has mainly been involved in accounting and running his own business with his son. Like a cat with nine lives he has survived an air crash, a lift fall and a serious aortic aneurysm and thanks his Karma faith for that. He now lives in beautiful Torbay in South Devon, has been married to his wife Daphne for over fifty years, and they have two children and four grandchildren.

For more information on Peter Carroll and his works, please see his website.

DOODLEBUGS & SPITFIRES
Memories and Short Stories by Peter Carroll

“Doodlebugs & Spitfires” is a delightful collection of memories and short stories written by Peter Carroll, the author of “Queen of Misfortune,” in his trademark poetic and profoundly thoughtful style.

Most of his stories, previously published in limited form in local English newspapers and magazines, like “Brave New World”, “The Forties Street Tradesmen”, “Doodlebugs”, or “The Christmas of 43” evolve around his childhood in the Northern part of London during and after World War II. He describes the horrors that came with the V1 flying bombs, nicknamed the “Doodlebugs.” Heroic British pilots in their “Spitfire” airplanes would attempt to divert the flying bombs from the populated areas, sometimes successful, and sometimes not.

Doodlebugs & Spitfires is available at Amazon.Com and its Kindle storeAmazon.co.uk and its Kindle storeBarnes & Noble, and any other good bookstore.

 

Web Site: Peter Carroll



Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Popular History Articles
  1. The Edwin Forrest Home at Springbrook
  2. Mankind. 2 Minute History
  3. Uroboros
  4. Magna Carta - 800 years and still going st
  5. Shakespeare's Secret Messiah--Book Review
  6. Ohh Dear America
  7. Caesar's Messiah--Book Review
  8. Herbert O. Morrison and the Hindenburg
  9. Our Presidents Thirty-Fourth
  10. 47 Ronin's True Story

Sir John Franklin by Anthony Dalton

A biography of the legendary English naval officer, diplomat and Arctic explorer who disappeared in the Arctic in 1845...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Free Download - The Belgian Curtain - Europe after Communism by Sam Vaknin

The European Union, NATO, the euro, and central and eastern Europe after the fall of communism. ..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.