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Funerals coverFunerals of the Presidents: A light hearted space opera adventure

The planet Future, capital of the Republic…


Ozli is the son of the ex-president of the Republic and the nephew of the current.

When he receives a message pointing to his father’s killer, Ozli searches for the truth.

Convinced of his Uncle’s guilt, Ozli plots revenge unaware that his own life is in peril.

On a diplomatic mission to the Corporation, the Mastery of the Stars is attacked and crashes  on a remote planet.

Can he avenge his father’s death, or will the President get him first?

Funerals of the Presidents is the second novel in M J Dees’ light-hearted space opera series

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Collapse coverCollapse: A Near Future Dystopia

Jim and Annabel found themselves in a fight for survival against those who would take rather than create.

When the collapse came, With England in a freefall towards anarchy, they were on their own.

Even their daughter, Olivia, had left to establish a commune with Jim’s political enemy but they too soon found themselves under attack.

Surrounded by hundreds of miles of hostile territory, can they find a way to defend their land, their lives and their community?

Collapse is book two in the dystopian Collapse series.

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Collapse coverHatred: A Near Future Dystopia

A terrorist attack on Parliament plunges the country onto a destructive path.

Jim just wants his discharge from the Army and return to his life in academia.

He returns from military service to find a country in chaos and a new regime bent on blaming everything on citizens with foreign heritage like him and his wife, Annabel.

She just wants to practise her music and live in a house in the country but with no-one lending to those with foreign heritage, the chance of building on the land they bought is impossible and it is confiscated by the new regime.

When they are evicted they find themselves and their daughter in a struggle for survival.

Can they survive long enough to witness the end of the regime or will they become victims of hatred?

Hatred is the first book in M J Dees’ new dystopian series, Collapse.

“excellent story, gritty & really gets you thinking.” Sam Stokes, Beta reader.

“… vision of the brutality of the regime and its obvious flaws and failings and the desperate ever-increasing hardline initiatives to uphold it, are all very believable if chilling. I certainly won’t forget it in a hurry, a thoroughly thought-provoking read which I have really enjoyed. ” Beta reader.   

“it felt as though the book was based on what is going on here in the states and what might be in store for us down the road.” Peggy Coppolo, Beta reader.

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Albert & Marie coverAlbert & Marie

What would you do if you were convinced you were going to die?

Swept up in the frenzy of patriotism, Albert volunteers to serve his king and country. 

He is shipped off to the trenches of France along with almost every able-bodied man that he knows, leaving his estranged wife and his child behind. 

Convinced he will die a horrible death, he seeks comfort in the arms of Marie, a local French woman who gives him hope his last days might become bearable.

Unfortunately, to do so would mean committing bigamy and he is caught between love and the law.


Fred and Leah_option1 800 x 1200.jpgFred & Leah: A True Life Second World War Drama of Love, Loss and Captivity

At a time of war, soldiers are not always the only casualties.

On September 3rd, 1939, Fred knew he would have no choice but to go to France and fight. However, when he found himself among the thousands of men stranded after the Dunkirk evacuation, he had no idea when he would see his wife Leah and his two children again.

Leah is left trying to raise her two children by herself but, even she can’t stop the bombs from falling on her street.

M J Dees’ fourth novel and his first historical novel, Fred and Leah, is based on a real life love story of two people whose lives were irrevocably altered by war.


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Large print version available in the USUKGermanyFranceSpainItaly and Japan.


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The Astonishing Anniversaries of James and David: Part One

Twins growing up together. One incredibly lucky, the other astonishingly unlucky. One content, the other constantly striving for more. But will either of them manage to overcome the obstacles which life throws at them? The Astonishing Anniversaries of James and David is as much a nostalgic romp through 70s, 80s and 90s England as it is a shocking and occasionally tragic comedy.

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