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Reaper of Souls: A Novel of the Kendal Crash, written by Beverley East is now available through The overwhelming success of the launch of the book in Jamaica on September 1, 2007 also marked the 50th Anniversary of the crash. offer the paperback edition of Reaper of Souls priced at US$15.95. Publishing house Great House OmniMedia Ltd. have issued a paperback edition to meet high demand in the North American market. Hardcopy editions will only be available through Sangster’s bookstore in Jamaica whilst stocks last.
“Beverley East has put her heart and soul into this gripping family saga that shuttles between the past and present with the locomotive power of a speeding train. With terminal points in England and Jamaica. Reaper of Souls is a tumultuous journey teeming with characters who will live with you in memory for a very long time.” – Colin Channer, author of Waiting in Vain, Passing Through, and The Girl With the Golden Shoes
The Kendal Crash was the worst rail disaster in history at the time. The tragedy took place on the night of September 1, 1957, near Kendal, Manchester, and claimed the lives of more than 250 people. Fourteen of those lost, nearly 6 per cent of all those killed, were members of the author’s family.
Reaper of Souls: A Novel of the Kendal Crash is available through Sangster’s Bookstores, online at, and selected bookstores.
Reaper of Souls is distributed by A&B Book Distributors in North America and the UK.

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