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Miller Caldwell - Author

About the Author

Educated at the Reform Street, Primary school, Kirriemuir, Angus; Shawlands Primary Glasgow; The Glasgow Academy; Edinburgh University, London University and Glasgow University. Miller’s first post was in Tema in Ghana as a Church of Scotland Missionary. After six years abroad he was appointed as an educational social worker in Stirling at St Modan’s Roman Catholic Secondary School. Three years later he was appointed as the assistant area reporter to the children’s hearing for Kilmarnock and Loudon, Ayrshire. Four years later, he was promoted to being the Area Reporter for Kyle and Carrick and Cumnock and Doon Valley, Ayrshire. Four years later he was appointed as the Principal Reporter to the children’s Hearings for Dumfries and Galloway. Three years later he was promoted to the post of the Regional Reporter for Dumfries & Galloway. After regionalisation of Scottish Authorities, he became the first Authority reporter for Dumfries & Galloway. In 2003 he became a full time author. In 2006 he was appointed the Camp Manager at Mundihar, NWFP Pakistan, following the South East Asian Earthquake.

Featured books by Miller Caldwell

The Parrot's Tale

The Parrot's Tale

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2014

Have you ever come across a plot more delightful and engaging than that of an African Grey Parrot turned police detective, on the loose in the Scottish countryside? That is the original and creative premise of new book The Parrot’s Tale by Miller Caldwell, whose endearing protagonist is 35-year-old Kofi, with a distinctive red tail, a great knack for mimicking voices and a thirst for adventure. A delightful mix of comedy, crime and thriller, the book follows Kofi as he solves an array of unlikely mysteries, problems and crimes, often in the most hilarious of manners.

Other books by Miller Caldwell

Caught In A Cold War Trap

Caught In A Cold War Trap

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

A Reluctant Spy

A Reluctant Spy

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2019

A Lingering Crime

A Lingering Crime

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2018

A Lingering Crime follows Jack Watson as he is arrested for a crime he did not commit and extradited to Florida, a State he has never visited, to stand trial for murder. Upon discovering that the murdered teacher is the man who subjected him to sexual abuse many years ago, Jack sees how he has come to be implicated in the crime. When his lawyer is imprisoned for defrauding his clients' money, Jack's case is taken over by a public prosecutor and he is forced to plead guilty to avoid Florida's strict death penalty. Jack is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. In prison a retired detective meets him as a prison visitor who restarts his defence. As the mystery unravels, it becomes clear that Jack is not responsible for the crime. But will the culprits be caught? A Lingering Crime is a poignant crime novel, which brings the impact of historical sexual abuse into the spotlight. The book explores the long-lasting effects of abuse on an individual, and will appeal to readers interested in crime fiction, the legal system and this important topic.

Lingering Crime

Lingering Crime

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: eBook Release Date: 06/04/2018

A Lingering Crime follows Jack Watson as he is arrested for a crime he did not commit and extradited to Florida, a State he has never visited, to stand trial for murder. Upon discovering that the murdered teacher is the man who subjected him to sexual abuse many years ago, Jack sees how he has come to be implicated in the crime. When his lawyer is imprisoned for defrauding his clients' money, Jack's case is taken over by a public prosecutor and he is forced to plead guilty to avoid Florida's strict death penalty. Jack is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. In prison a retired detective meets him as a prison visitor who restarts his defence. As the mystery unravels, it becomes clear that Jack is not responsible for the crime. But will the culprits be caught? A Lingering Crimeis a poignant crime novel, which brings the impact of historical sexual abuse into the spotlight. The book explores the long-lasting effects of abuse on an individual, and will appeal to readers interested in crime fiction, the legal system and this important topic.

The Trials of Sally Dunning and A Clerical Murder

The Trials of Sally Dunning and A Clerical Murder

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2018

Trials of Sally Dunning and A Clerical Murder

Trials of Sally Dunning and A Clerical Murder

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: eBook Release Date: 28/03/2018

The Trials of Sally Dunning Local Wigan drug dealing duo Donna 'Donkey' Riley and Barry 'Bones' Ritchie befriend fifty-three year old autistic and brain damaged Sally Dunning. Groomed, robbed and defrauded, bullied and beaten up, Sally is unlikely to be the best witness when the perpetrators are caught and appear in court. Sally sees the goodness in everyone. But a chance meeting on holiday when her home is burgled turns Sally's life around in a spectacular way. A Clerical Murder Dr Tony Scriven has a cross-section of clerics on his psychiatrist's list. He notes they are all musical. Group therapy is part of his treatment for them. But what changes do the clerics experience? When a cleric is murdered it seems obvious who did it. But is it? Can the patients ever be the same after their encounter with the psychiatrist? And can love be found amid the mayhem?

Laurence the Lion Seeks Work

Laurence the Lion Seeks Work

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: eBook Release Date: 07/04/2014

Where did all the lions, elephants and sealions go after they no longer worked at the circus? I thought you'd like to know.This is the story of Lawrence the Lion who asks all sorts of animals if he could work for them. He has no specific talent until a wise owl makes him see he does have a skill to be put to good use. Children absolutely love this book for 5-6 year old children.

Laurence the Lion Seeks Work

Laurence the Lion Seeks Work

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: eBook Release Date: 07/04/2014

Where did all the lions, elephants and sealions go after they no longer worked at the circus? I thought you'd like to know.This is the story of Lawrence the Lion who asks all sorts of animals if he could work for them. He has no specific talent until a wise owl makes him see he does have a skill to be put to good use. Children absolutely love this book for 5-6 year old children.

Betrayed in The Nith

Betrayed in The Nith

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2010

Restless Waves

Restless Waves

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2006

Ponderings

Ponderings

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2005

Have You Seen My......Umm...Memory?

Have You Seen My......Umm...Memory?

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2004

Have You Seen My......Umm...Memory?

Have You Seen My......Umm...Memory?

Author: Miller Caldwell Format: eBook Release Date: 26/11/2004

A delightful concoction of self-help advice for those of all ages suffering from occasional or regular memory lapses. The author's personal medical history is bound together by a fascinating and rib-tickling insight into the strengths and weaknesses of the human memory. It is a seriously funny yet thoughtful and helpful book. A rare combination indeed. Why did he have to retire early? How he nearly married the wrong woman! How he wrote a successful historical novel and challenged his memory before the TV cameras at the Pinewood studios. With tips for students facing exams there is no age restriction on memory lapses. We can all improve what memory capacity we have. Now is the time to exercise your memory. Let's untie the elephant's knot and learn his secret.

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