Author A-Z > James Stevenson
Born in 1934, James Stevenson was mesmerised when he saw a Focke-Wulf 190 drop its bomb on the Royal Naval College Dartmouth. Twelve years after training in Canada during National Service, he earned his wings, and at the age of 19 was qualified to fly the Vampire. After leaving the service, he studied agriculture, worked in Spain, became a farm advisor and then spent 14 years in Portugal managing an agricultural company. On returning to England, he set up a company importing ceramics from Portugal and Spain and began to write. He has had many of his short stories published. This is his first novel.
Books By James Stevenson
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A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...