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Ray Harwood - Author

About the Author

Ray Harwood has spent a lifetime in property development related corporate situations. Writing as a hobby fits in with photography, painting, golf and family. Ray and his wife, Dean, live in Surrey. Last Sardana and Sardana Encore are the first two books in a six-part 'Sardana Series', all written in holiday mode, and Ray intends that Blesma, The Limbless Veterans, will benefit through publications.

Featured books by Ray Harwood

Sardana Encore

Sardana Encore

Author: Ray Harwood Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Sardana Encore welcomes the reader back like an old friend. The now thriving Martinez hotel reaches the end of its first season and Pedro - influenced by the family priest to see himself as 'Peter', the international traveller - prepares to begin studies in London and life with flatmates, who in time join the family circle. However, milestone events on his journey leave an indelible mark on his life. A balance is struck to no lesser extent than the fairytale romantic interlude in Malaysia, where Peter's emotional taste buds are discovered. In the UK, as he embarks on a successful career, his Catalan ties still bind and seeds there take root...and the bitter fruits of an ancient enmity are laid ready to be reaped...

Other books by Ray Harwood

Sardana Renaissance

Sardana Renaissance

Author: Ray Harwood Format: eBook Release Date: 29/06/2018

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Last Sardana

Last Sardana

Author: Ray Harwood Format: eBook Release Date: 07/12/2017

Last Sardana begins the story of a mother, MariaMartinez, and 12-year-old son Pedro, with modest beginnings in Rosas, a Spanish Costa Brava fishing village. Set in the fifties, Maria was widowed by a tragic disaster at sea. Together they uproot south to be under the wing of her brother-in-law, who is developing an hotel on the Martinez family land. Maria and Pedro, in their separate ways, become pivotal to that. There Pedro is exposed to the 'University of Life' through adolescence itself. His creative talent is encouraged and exposed, as are the challenges of a veritable fan club of contemporary girlfriends, discovering their own emotions and playing with his. Diverse characters comprising the initial hotel clientele enter his life, as do a field of sunflowers and a deaf, mute boy whose great artistic talents Peter discovers, to take into the future. Maria finds new and exciting love too...

Sardana Encore

Sardana Encore

Author: Ray Harwood Format: eBook Release Date: 07/12/2017

Sardana Encore welcomes the reader back like an old friend. The now thriving Martinez hotel reaches the end of its first season and Pedro - influenced by the family priest to see himself as 'Peter', the international traveller - prepares to begin studies in London and life with flatmates, who in time join the family circle. However, milestone events on his journey leave an indelible mark on his life. A balance is struck to no lesser extent than the fairytale romantic interlude in Malaysia, where Peter's emotional taste buds are discovered. In the UK, as he embarks on a successful career, his Catalan ties still bind and seeds there take root... and the bitter fruits of an ancient enmity are laid ready to be reaped...

Sardana Encore

Sardana Encore

Author: Ray Harwood Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Sardana Encore welcomes the reader back like an old friend. The now thriving Martinez hotel reaches the end of its first season and Pedro - influenced by the family priest to see himself as 'Peter', the international traveller - prepares to begin studies in London and life with flatmates, who in time join the family circle. However, milestone events on his journey leave an indelible mark on his life. A balance is struck to no lesser extent than the fairytale romantic interlude in Malaysia, where Peter's emotional taste buds are discovered. In the UK, as he embarks on a successful career, his Catalan ties still bind and seeds there take root...and the bitter fruits of an ancient enmity are laid ready to be reaped...