A quick update to tell you all that The Kingdom, my new Val Bosanquet mystery, is due for release in October. Val is asked to review a State Police investigation into the homicides of two deputies in the neighbouring parish. Meanwhile, his friend Dave involves himself in the discovery of a mass grave dating from the War Between the States. Faced with opposition, resentment and a further murder, Val soon realizes that he has walked into a complex trap that could have life-changing consequences for the East Feliciana deputy sheriff.
I get all sorts of reviews, from one star rantings to five star raves. The accepted course of action for an author is that they should not read their reviews. But I don’t know a single author who toes the line on this.
I had to share my latest review from an Amazon reader. It’s so full of humor and energy. Loads of thanks to Susan Lane Shaw for her comments on An Evil Shadow.
Wow! This is a page turner.
It has been a long time since I have had to dim the brightness on my iPad so my husband could sleep as I read on into the night, to learn what came next. Great plot, characters that I came to care about, and worry “might be next”. Thanks to you I have had to nap on several afternoons! Well done.
I hope my American readers have a great Independence celebration. My books have been discounted by 50% at Smashwords to help add extra zest to the celebration. Just click on the link to avail of the discount coupons. Enjoy.
Just to inform you that as a St. Patrick’s Day gift to my readers Paper Ghosts will be available free for the next few weeks. It is available from B&N, Apple, Kobo, Smashwords and Sony. Amazon will price match to free at some time, but I can’t say when that will be, though you can just download a mobi file from Smashwords in the interim. It’s a fairly short book (60,000) and has been very popular with Wattpad readers with over 1,000,000 downloads. It has also been voted #1 in its genre at Project Fiction.
The documentary A Knock on the Door was broadcast on Saturday. It tells of the Thomas Niedermayer kidnapping and the tragic aftermath. Very moving, full of compassion and catharsis.
I have played a part in the production of the RTE documentary A Knock at the Door, to be broadcast on RTE One on Feb. 16 at 6.00 pm. The story is an incredibly moving one and helps demonstrate the horror of terrorism and its long-lasting effect. One not to be missed.
There is a link to my book included in the show.