Milestone for ‘CROSSING THE WATER’

In August 2016 the 25th public review appeared on the amazon UK site (and on the US site 7 additional reviews have been published). Most are very positive about the book and some have very thoughtful comments about the content, style, characters and impact of the story. Thanks to everyone who took the trouble to […]

The Great Giveaway

  One fine September morning 96 years ago, a small boy strolled across a bridge over a river leading into a small town in rural Ireland. Suddenly, all hell broke loose around him as he was caught in the middle of one of the very first cross-fires between the IRA and the British army. That […]

Money raised for cancer services through book sales

  Author Michael Freeman presents a cheque for £300 to Ward J93 at St James’s hospital following initial sales of his book about coping with cancer, ‘Terminal One’, published by Makri press. Michael started the book, after being diagnosed with what was thought to be a variant of terminal cancer and referred to a palliative nurse. Fortunately, […]


The Makri press edition of Michael J Freeman’s book ‘Terminal One’ took off on Saturday 11th march 2015 from the appropriately named Veritas wine bar in Leeds… snacks and music were provided and a good time was had by all, and over two hundred pounds was also raised for cancer charities in the process. The […]


 ISBN 978-0-8485-3-8 The US paperback edition of ‘our first title is available now on AMAZON.COM and coming to other US online and offline bookstores and retailers in a month or so. For ease of distribution this version with the ISBN above is also available from Amazon in the UK. Bookshop and library sales in the […]


THE END OF THE ROAD? A CELESTIAL DEPARTURE LOUNGE? The doctor tells you, “It’s a very, very serious illness, but… there’s nothing I can do for you…” How on earth do you process that? What future do you have left? What do you tell your partner, and how do they cope? Read this book for a heartfelt testimony […]