11 Jan 2015

Review: “Destiny Nexus (Shimmer In The Dark series 2)” by Ceri London #asmsg

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Ceri 1“Destiny Nexus (Shimmer In The Dark series 2)” by Ceri London is the excellent and well constructed second book in her space opera series that shines with its masterful suspense, great depth and scientific competence. 

 

The scenarios are thought through and convincing, Niall a fascinating character with many talents and sides to him and the book is rich in plot and intrigue.
London is clearly not a one-trick pony and has many more up her sleeve as far as her stories go. Governmental politics (with some great references to current Earthly affairs), alien immigrants, time portals, telepathic powers, an evil nemesis, threats to Niall’s family and to himself – this really is a fireworks of excellent ideas, put together professionally with attention for detail, tight editing and great use of language.

 

I’m not a huge fan of science fiction and find myself bored easily. This reeled me in depite the late hours I was reading it and the multiple distractions and interruptions.
Truly remarkable.

Blurb/Synopsis:

“This man isn’t the exclusive property of the US any longer. He is answerable to the world.”

Major Niall Kearey is the only man capable of bridging space-time to create portals across the known universe. His government and the US military exploit his abilities, a secret society incites global unease in a bid to control him, and the alien refugees he smuggled to Earth revere him as the fulfillment of ancient prophecy.

Under threat of exposure, a potential one-man weapon of mass destruction, Niall and his family are forced back into hiding. Struggling to protect his wife and children, honor his oath to God and country, Kearey discovers he’s attracted the attention of a devourer of worlds – the legendary Balor – an enemy so powerful it enslaves or destroys everyone in its path.

The world needs Niall Kearey and his abilities, but the shady politics and dirty maneuverings of Earth’s power-brokers have tied his hands. Shackled by the unceasing suspicion and assaults on his liberty, Niall desperately seeks a means to protect planet Earth against the ancient predator hunting him down. Whether Balor’s purpose is Apocalypse or invasion, the threat escalates as Niall realizes the answer to the future lies in the past—his past.

How far can one man travel to preserve a world that has turned on him? Niall must accept his destiny as the nexus – a magnet for destructive forces and possibly mankind’s last hope for salvation.

An exploration of love and betrayal with the high-octane pace of military thriller, Destiny Nexus stretches a man’s moral fiber to breaking point and changes him forever. This action-packed sequel continues the epic space opera saga introduced in Rogue Genesis.

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Ceri London (pen name) is an author of science fiction / fantasy who has just published the second volume in her Shimmer In The Dark series. She is a member of ASMSG, a league of international writers.

Back on Earth, life is very normal. Ceri lives in the UK, is married, a mother of two girls, and a piano tutor following a fifteen year career in IT within the international financial industry. She holds a BSc Honors degree in Chemistry & Computer Science, but acknowledges that in no way provides her any authority with regards to the science in her fiction writing, relying on research and drawing on the experience of others far more qualified.

Looking forward, Ceri is committed to completing her Shimmer In The Dark series and developing a range of related short stories and spin off novels.

Author Links

 

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Author Email: cerlondon@yahoo.com

Link to my interview with Ceri 

 

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Destiny Nexus is the sequel to Rogue GenesisRogue Genesis is the first book in Ceri London’s Shimmer In The Dark series and can be read as a standalone novel.

“I’ve loved developing the characters from Rogue Genesis and have introduced a few more as Niall discovers his heritage and unravels the threat of an alien predator hunting him across the cosmos. I’m now looking forward to developing a cast of new alien characters in Galacticus Elecion, the third book in the series.” Ceri London.

Rogue Genesis Blurb/Synopsis:

One man. Two worlds separated by a universe. Space-time warped by black holes. In the passing of seconds on Earth, Major Niall Kearey has witnessed the birth and death of generations on Astereal. His mind shortcuts light years to visit a fantastical world of floating sky cities populated by telepaths.

Astereal is in decline, the dueling forces of black holes threaten extinction. Ancient prophecy predicts their interstellar visitor brings salvation. As Niall faces the staggering truth – that his alien dream world is real – he and his family are targeted by secret societies, scheming politicians, and the US military.

Time is running out as Astereal races towards annihilation and temporal alignment with Earth. Power brokers vie for control of his capabilities. Niall must act, balancing the needs of Earth, his family, and the alien civilization he has come to know and love. The fate of two worlds rests on Niall Kearey’s shoulders.

 

My review:

“Rogue Genesis” by Ceri London is a complex, highly intelligent and competently written Science Fiction / fantasy thriller. I don’t often read Science Fiction and only let my curiosity get the better of me because several of my friends raved about this book. They were right to do so.

The story is based on a excellent idea: A man from Earth who kind of lives in two worlds at the same time.
The other world, Astereal, is in danger because the fragile balance of black holes holding it in place is coming loose. The concept of time folds, time warps, astral travel or whatever phrase you would like to use for this double excistence is highly original, fascinating and certainly unique. It made the story stand out from others in the genre just for that. With this creative set up, the subplots and the competent military/ technological writing it is impossible to find fault with this book.

Our protagonist, US Air Force Major Niall Kearey, is a splendid character with his own family life, deep thought and with – literally – A LOT on his overloaded mind. The way the author blends the telepathic fantasy side with more technological science fiction and fantasy is brilliant and made me think that maybe I should read scifi books more often. This is a far cry from repetitive and formulaic writing; this novel is innovative and therefore hugely rewarding.
It is also a gripping thriller, a family story and simply a must read.

 

10 Jan 2015

Review of “SEBASTIAN”: Family, War, Community – Captivating Historical Fiction #asmsg

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17834808That wonderful moment when a reader sees in your book exactly what you meant them to. Here’s a new and much appreciated review for my second book: Sebastian.

5.0 out of 5 stars

Family, War, Community – Captivating Historical Fiction, January 9, 2015

This review is from: Sebastian (The Three Nations Trilogy Book 2) (Kindle Edition)
Sebastian is rich with history, family relationships, struggle, and the bonds that tie families together. Christoph writes with such a down to Earth flavor that you become part of this family and are immediately drawn into the despair a mother feels when her son must lose his leg. The inner family squabbles and bantering that are innate in every family are present and continue as war intrudes more into their lives. As the complexities of each characters inner thoughts play out, throughout the story, you as the reader gain insight into the background of those feelings. The author transports you to a time in history many know nothing about, yet educates you while seamlessly keeping you in the story. Christoph has a magic touch with words taking us through the years with clean, precise, well researched, storytelling. He hits on the very personal nature of each characters emotional turmoil, misinterpretations, and manipulations, all of which are spun from their own insecurities or individual needs, and inevitability affect their future. There are far too many events that I enjoyed to mention and I don’t want to give away too much but I enjoyed the early Freud experimentation by the Glueck women using Vera as their subject. Was also pleasantly surprised by interest into the spiritual realm during this time of war and understood the need for family wanting to know what had happened to missing family members. Sebastian is a story that will have you facing the flaws of human emotion, and have you rooting for love. This is an inspirational story of community and survival on many different levels. The plight of family, being handicapped, expectations, sexual preference, prejudice, political awareness, tradition, pride, self worth, and the Jewish community are spun into a brilliant and captivating historical fiction. You will love how it all comes together. Christoph Fischer, is an author whose stories deserve recognition and being thoroughly enjoyed.

P1120877Link to a previous post on Sebastian

Sebastian (Three Nations Trilogy Book 2)

Sebastian is the story of a young man who has his leg amputated before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls on to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty and hopefully find love.
Sebastian Schreiber, his extended family, their friends and the store employees experience the ‘golden days’ of pre-war Vienna and the timed of the war and the end of the Monarchy while trying to make a living and to preserve what they hold dear.
Fischer convincingly describes life in Vienna during the war, how it affected the people in an otherwise safe and prosperous location, the beginning of the end for the Monarchy, the arrival of modern thoughts and trends, the Viennese class system and the end of an era.
As in the first part of the trilogy, “The Luck of The Weissensteiners” we are confronted again with themes of identity, Nationality and borders. The step back in time made from Book 1 and the change of location from Slovakia to Austria enables the reader to see the parallels and the differences deliberately out of the sequential order. This helps to see one not as the consequence of the other, but to experience them as the momentary reality as it must have felt for the people at the time.

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05 Jan 2015

Pre-release Review of THE HEALER #asmsg

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healer cover for kindleThanks Anna Burke for this amazing pre-release review of THE HEALER
The book will be released Jan 15th and is available for preorder already
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/thehealerthriller

The Healer by Christoph Fischer is a book you must read as soon as it is released. You do not want to run the risk that the buzz about the book will spoil this thriller for you. The book is, of course, well-written. It’s a quick read that you will want to hurtle through in an afternoon, or over a weekend. At its core are interesting, enigmatic characters, and a clever plot. The story is told from the point of view of the main character, Erica Whittaker, who in midlife is diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. It comes as no surprise that she’s desperate. Traditional medicine has nothing more to offer her. She is about to give up and accept her fate when, at the urging of her devoted office assistant, Hilda, Erica decides to pursue another path. That path takes her to the door of a once-renowned faith healer, Arpan. Using a different name, the man is, virtually, a recluse. A man with a mysterious past, Arpan also possesses a great gift, as testimonials from previous recipients of his healing bear out. He is, at first, reluctant to treat Erica. When he finally takes Erica on as a client, his treatment unleashes a series of unfortunate events, as big pharma and other opponents from his past, line up against him. Erica, who has secrets of her own, soon finds herself caught up in a web of intrigue, being stalked, cornered, and manipulated, fighting for her life. Will she survive? What will happen to Arpan, and those around him? You’ll have to read the book, of course, to find out. Quite entertaining and well worth the read, this book is highly recommended.

The Healer

When advertising executive Erica Whittaker is diagnosed with terminal cancer, western medicine fails her. The only hope left for her to survive is controversial healer Arpan. She locates the man whose touch could heal her but finds he has retired from the limelight and refuses to treat her.  Erica, consumed by stage four pancreatic cancer, is desperate and desperate people are no longer logical nor are they willing to take no for an answer. Arpan has retired for good reasons, casting more than the shadow of a doubt over his abilities. So begins a journey that will challenge them both as the past threatens to catch up with him as much as with her.  Can he really heal her? Can she trust him with her life? And will they both achieve what they set out to do before running out of time?

Amazon: http://smarturl.it/thehealerthriller
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Goodreads:https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23662030-the-healer

 

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02 Jan 2015

New Release: “Destiny Nexus (Shimmer In The Dark, Volume: 2)” by Ceri London #asmsg

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      Ceri 1Destiny Nexus (Shimmer In The Dark, Vol 2) by Ceri London

 

I’m really looking forward to reading this. The genre is a bit of a hit and miss for me but Ceri’s first book in the series, “Rogue Genesis” really took me by surprise with its excellent characters, research and a brilliant premise. I’ve added my review of “Rogue Genesis” at the end of this post.

“Destiny Nexus” has big shoes to fill. 

 

 

Blurb/Synopsis:

“This man isn’t the exclusive property of the US any longer. He is answerable to the world.”

Major Niall Kearey is the only man capable of bridging space-time to create portals across the known universe. His government and the US military exploit his abilities, a secret society incites global unease in a bid to control him, and the alien refugees he smuggled to Earth revere him as the fulfillment of ancient prophecy.

Under threat of exposure, a potential one-man weapon of mass destruction, Niall and his family are forced back into hiding. Struggling to protect his wife and children, honor his oath to God and country, Kearey discovers he’s attracted the attention of a devourer of worlds – the legendary Balor – an enemy so powerful it enslaves or destroys everyone in its path.

The world needs Niall Kearey and his abilities, but the shady politics and dirty maneuverings of Earth’s power-brokers have tied his hands. Shackled by the unceasing suspicion and assaults on his liberty, Niall desperately seeks a means to protect planet Earth against the ancient predator hunting him down. Whether Balor’s purpose is Apocalypse or invasion, the threat escalates as Niall realizes the answer to the future lies in the past—his past.

How far can one man travel to preserve a world that has turned on him? Niall must accept his destiny as the nexus – a magnet for destructive forces and possibly mankind’s last hope for salvation.

An exploration of love and betrayal with the high-octane pace of military thriller, Destiny Nexus stretches a man’s moral fiber to breaking point and changes him forever. This action-packed sequel continues the epic space opera saga introduced in Rogue Genesis.

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Author Information Ceri 5

Ceri London (pen name) is an author of science fiction / fantasy who has just published the second volume in her Shimmer In The Dark series. She is a member of ASMSG, a league of international writers.

Back on Earth, life is very normal. Ceri lives in the UK, is married, a mother of two girls, and a piano tutor following a fifteen year career in IT within the international financial industry. She holds a BSc Honors degree in Chemistry & Computer Science, but acknowledges that in no way provides her any authority with regards to the science in her fiction writing, relying on research and drawing on the experience of others far more qualified.

Looking forward, Ceri is committed to completing her Shimmer In The Dark series and developing a range of related short stories and spin off novels.

Author Links

 

Amazon Author Page

Smashwords Author Page

Website

 Facebook Page

Goodreads

Google+

Twitter

Author Email: cerlondon@yahoo.com

Link to my interview with Ceri 

 

 

 

Other Work Ceri 6

Destiny Nexus is the sequel to Rogue GenesisRogue Genesis is the first book in Ceri London’s Shimmer In The Dark series and can be read as a standalone novel.

“I’ve loved developing the characters from Rogue Genesis and have introduced a few more as Niall discovers his heritage and unravels the threat of an alien predator hunting him across the cosmos. I’m now looking forward to developing a cast of new alien characters in Galacticus Elecion, the third book in the series.” Ceri London.

Rogue Genesis Blurb/Synopsis:

One man. Two worlds separated by a universe. Space-time warped by black holes. In the passing of seconds on Earth, Major Niall Kearey has witnessed the birth and death of generations on Astereal. His mind shortcuts light years to visit a fantastical world of floating sky cities populated by telepaths.

Astereal is in decline, the dueling forces of black holes threaten extinction. Ancient prophecy predicts their interstellar visitor brings salvation. As Niall faces the staggering truth – that his alien dream world is real – he and his family are targeted by secret societies, scheming politicians, and the US military.

Time is running out as Astereal races towards annihilation and temporal alignment with Earth. Power brokers vie for control of his capabilities. Niall must act, balancing the needs of Earth, his family, and the alien civilization he has come to know and love. The fate of two worlds rests on Niall Kearey’s shoulders.

 

My review:

“Rogue Genesis” by Ceri London is a complex, highly intelligent and competently written Science Fiction / fantasy thriller. I don’t often read Science Fiction and only let my curiosity get the better of me because several of my friends raved about this book. They were right to do so.

The story is based on a excellent idea: A man from Earth who kind of lives in two worlds at the same time.
The other world, Astereal, is in danger because the fragile balance of black holes holding it in place is coming loose. The concept of time folds, time warps, astral travel or whatever phrase you would like to use for this double excistence is highly original, fascinating and certainly unique. It made the story stand out from others in the genre just for that. With this creative set up, the subplots and the competent military/ technological writing it is impossible to find fault with this book.

Our protagonist, US Air Force Major Niall Kearey, is a splendid character with his own family life, deep thought and with – literally – A LOT on his overloaded mind. The way the author blends the telepathic fantasy side with more technological science fiction and fantasy is brilliant and made me think that maybe I should read scifi books more often. This is a far cry from repetitive and formulaic writing; this novel is innovative and therefore hugely rewarding.
It is also a gripping thriller, a family story and simply a must read.

 

19 Dec 2014

“Extinction Horizon (The Extinction Cycle, Vol.1) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

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51itfHOyUzL._AA278_PIkin4,BottomRight,-51,22_AA300_SH20_OU02_Today I’m teasing you with a preview review of “Extinction Horizon (The Extinction Cycle, Vol.1) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith. (Official release day is Dec 29, I was given an Advance Review Copy)

It is an excellent medical thriller. With the current threat from Ebola the story had a particularly strong impact on me.
Dealing with a worst case scenario of viral outbreaks, mutation and a few more developments that I will leave for you to discover first hand, the story is scary and unbelievably gripping.
The prologue takes us to Vietnam where U.S. soldiers were injected with VX-99, an experimental drug that feeds them hallucinations and effectively transforms them into insane killing machines.
This will give you an idea that this book is not a one-trick pony or yet another replication of an ~Outbreak~ scenario.
Virologist Kate and Sergeant Beckham join forces to stop the worst case scenario for the planet.
Written with competence and strong characters the book never lets you down. I was stunned by the direction the book was taking and found myself reading it in almost one sitting.
An frontrunner in the genre as far as I’m concerned. Brilliant.

I received an ARC in exchange for an unbiased review.

About this author  bella and me

Nicholas Sansbury Smith is the author of several post-apocalyptic books and short stories. He worked for the State of Iowa for nearly 10 years before switching careers to focus on his one true passion—writing. When he isn’t daydreaming about the apocalypse he’s likely racing in triathlons around the Midwest. He lives in Des Moines, Iowa with his family and several rescued animals.

For more info, visit him at: http://nicholassansbury.com

THE WORST OF NATURE AND THE WORST OF SCIENCE…
WILL BRING THE HUMAN RACE TO THE BRINK…
OF EXTINCTION

Master Sergeant Reed Beckham has led his Delta Force Team, codenamed Ghost, through every kind of hell imaginable and never lost a man. When a top secret Medical Corps research facility goes dark, Team Ghost is called in to face their deadliest enemy yet–a variant strain of Ebola that turns men into monsters.

After barely escaping with his life, Beckham returns to Fort Bragg in the midst of a new type of war. The virus is already spreading… As cities fall, Team Ghost is ordered to keep CDC virologist Dr. Kate Lovato alive long enough to find a cure. What she uncovers will change everything. 1362969

Total extinction is just on the horizon–but will the cure be worse than the virus?

16 Dec 2014

First review for THE HEALER

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healer cover for kindleSo the first review for THE HEALER  is out – from an early Advance Review Copy, and althought it is another month before the book is out, this is too good to keep to myself. Thanks Paulette Mahurin for this excellent write-up and the 5 stars:


“The story opens with Erica, a pancreatic cancer patient, having just finished a bout of radiation. She is out in the Wales’ countryside in search of a Guru healer, Arpan. The lush countryside descriptions and crisp dialogue instantly drew me into the story, as well as my instant liking and empathy for the protagonist Erica, who’s desperate to find a cure to her illness. Arpan is her answer and when she is immediately rejected by him, his icy voice (coming from inside his humble dwelling) jumps off the page as she begs, “I’m very ill. You are my only hope,” he responds, “You’ve come to the wrong place.” She continues to beg him to share his gift, to save her life, even with this, he asks her to leave. How can one not want to continue reading this story to find out what happens, so thick is the initial tension and conflict that drives the story. When she falls to her knees and he softens a little she says his name and he again rejects her stating that his name is Amesh, one that suits him better. He explains that the man who could help her disappeared with the name, garnering some sympathy for this character, leaving the reader to wonder what his story is and why he is so resistant to helping this struggling, suffering woman. Finally, he comes out of his home and they meet. He’s not what she expected, a bare shell of the man she’d seen images of, a mere reflection of his earlier self as Arpan.

When Amesh’s apprentice, Anuj, leads her off the property there is much rich and wise dialogue, “I’m his apprentice and I, too, can see the disorder in your life that needs to be rectified. You carry hurt and anger with you. Your disease has prompted you to fast track those issues and sort them out. Look into your heart and you will find this to be true.”
Her car is broken down and she is told to walk to the nearest place but when she arrives no one is there so she returns to Amesh’s place. Then Amesh, invites her in to rest. When she felt Amesh’s hands on her shoulders, the warmth of his hands radiated powerfully through her body. And thus, the healing begins—for both of them. As the author Christoph Fischer moves the story along, we encounter mysterious events, intrigue, and the power of the mind interspersed into scenes and dialogue. When all is said and done, and Erica returns to have her follow-up scans, an unfriendly doctor challenges her with, “What is it you want from this scan,” Dr Kowalski asked, still in a tone that sounded unfriendly. “The notes from your doctor indicate clearly that the tumor is very advanced, and you know that. So why are we looking at it again? Is it a second opinion you want, or do you want to see how fast it grows?” No spoilers with how this all turns out but one can surmise they will be glued to the page as they navigate through corruption, betrayal, illusions, and one mystery after another, right up to the very last sentence in the epilogue, which I didn’t see coming. This was an interesting read, a very satisfying read, with so much of the human condition playing into the scenes: desperation, fear, hope, joy, conniving, greed, and trust. Another great story by the talented Christoph Fischer.

“The Healer” is available for pre-order on Amazon

You can also find The book on Goodreads 

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When advertising executive Erica Whittaker is diagnosed with terminal cancer, western medicine fails her. The only hope left for her to survive is controversial healer Arpan. She locates the man whose touch could heal her but finds he has retired from the limelight and refuses to treat her.  Erica, consumed by stage four pancreatic cancer, is desperate and desperate people are no longer logical nor are they willing to take no for an answer. Arpan has retired for good reasons, casting more than the shadow of a doubt over his abilities. So begins a journey that will challenge them both as the past threatens to catch up with him as much as with her.  Can he really heal her? Can she trust him with her life? And will they both achieve what they set out to do before running out of time?

 

 

 

Scheduled Release Date is Thursday January 15 2015

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Short Biography: P1120877

Christoph Fischer was born in Germany, near the Austrian border, as the son of a Sudeten-German father and a Bavarian mother. Not a full local in the eyes and ears of his peers he developed an ambiguous sense of belonging and home in Bavaria. He moved to Hamburg in pursuit of his studies and to lead a life of literary indulgence. After a few years he moved on to the UK where he now lives in a small hamlet, not far from Bath.  He and his partner have three Labradoodles to complete their family.

Christoph worked for the British Film Institute, in Libraries, Museums and for an airline. ‘The Luck of The Weissensteiners’ was published in November 2012; ‘Sebastian’ in May 2013 and The Black Eagle Inn in October 2013. “Time To Let Go” , his first contemporary work was published in May 2014, and “Conditions” in October 2014. He has written several other novels which are in the later stages of editing and finalisation.

Website: http://www.christophfischerbooks.com/

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15 Dec 2014

“Murder Most Deadly” by Simon Okill

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“Murder Most Deadly” by Simon Okill is a fun-filled horror story that will have you in stitches. 23634121

Blurb: “It is an earthy British horror comedy in the style of Carry On, Monty Python, Blackadder all wrapped up in a Hammer Film.

Bianca Penhale, celebrity author, has a dark secret that must be protected at all costs. Her delightful Cornish fishing village is proud to have her, but the gossips have already started. Then Maldini the Magician discovers her secret and blackmails her. This triggers Bianca’s dark side but Maldini has a few tricks up his sleeve.

Bianca’s troubles go viral when her conniving cousin, Hugh, arrives begging for money. His devious antics attract all manner of problems that soon spirals out of control, sending poor Bianca into despair.

And if things weren’t bad enough, she must do battle with witches, ghosts, werewolves, vampires, zombies and Piskies. Bianca’s once cosy life has been turned upside down. Can she hold on to her dark side and survive the onslaught?”

Just like the publicity for this story promises, there is a distinct hint of Hammer Horror in this, although better plotting and characters that are a little more evolved than Hammer occasionally delivered. Set in Cornwall, which has its own history of ghosts and spook, the story centers around the Bianca and her boyfriend, failed Magician Maldini, who soon turns into an enemy. This murderous and thrilling mayhem will scare you as well as it entertains and keeps you at the edge of your seat. Okill has a unique talent for combining hilarious fun with darker elements and proves that genre crossing can work. A truly great read and a must for fans of hammer, horror and dark comedies.

Find the book on Amazon UK and Amazon US

Link to my interview with Simon and a link to my feature on his other work

Simon on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/tassyoneill his website http://facebook.com/simondokillwriter twitter username SimonOKill

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Simon Okill lives with his wife, Shirlee Anne in a pretty coastal town in South Wales, UK. After a serious accident at work, he was forced into early retirement due to disability. Simon used his newfound skills as a writer to help with his depression. His writing became more serious as certain A-list actors expressed interest in his scripts.He is presently working on his teen adventure series Phantom Bigfoot Series.Phantom Bigfoot Strikes Again is book #1 of the series where superhero Duane Dexter has to use all his powers to save the day in Big Beaver.Phantom Bigfoot & The Vampettes from Venus is #2 where Duane must use his powers to save Big Beaver from sexy space vampire.

Phantom Bigfoot & The Haunted House #3 has Duane outfoxed by a devious spook, full of paranormal romance.

Luna Sanguis is the story of Eternal, a 19 year old woman – an amnesiac vampire treated in an asylum in France 1925.

Luna Aeturnus follows hot on its heels as Eternal must face her dreaded enemy in a battle of the vampires.

SSteppenwolf is a supernatural retelling of WWII involving the Occult Warfare department run by Himmler.

‘Flip Side’ is one of Simon’s most exciting screenplays to date with its unusual slant on a supernatural gangster story that encompasses music and dynamic dance sequences to portray the action. The script has been optioned by Tasha Bertram of Brodie Films and Stuart St Paul has come on board to direct and co produce this fascinating piece of work.

Apart from ‘Flip Side’ Simon has several screenplays all in varying stages of development and predevelopment.

‘Nightmare Circus’ is a supernatural revenge mystery script set in the Australian outback.

‘Dark House’ another of Simon’s screenplays set in Massachusetts, US, where a lonely female artist must overcome her agoraphobia to escape from three kidnappers holed up in a haunted house.

‘Circus of Blood’ is a horror script set in Rome AD79.

‘Hunter’s Moon’ is a contemporary supernatural western script set on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.

The Last Warlord is set during WWII and tells of Major Stewart of MI6 who must find the Nazi’s secret Atlantis base in Antarctica or the entire world will be doomed. Currently in the hands of a major Hollywood producer.

 

11 Dec 2014

Interview with author David Cook

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It is May, 1798, and Ireland is a country at war.  FINAL_v6_RGB One hundred thousand peasants have risen up against the Crown to the tales of men, women and children butchered as traitors. It is whispered that the feared and despised ghosts of Oliver Cromwell’s New Model army have returned seeking bloodshed, and no one is safe. Major Lorn Mullone, a man forged by war and torn by past failures, is sent by the government to apprehend Colonel Black, a dangerous and shadowy figure, who is harming the fragile peace talks with his own murderous retribution. In a race against time, Lorn must journey across a country riven by fighting, where at the walled town of New Ross, he discovers a new horror. In the desperate battle for peace, Lorn must survive for the sake of Ireland’s future. Liberty or Death is an authentic historical story set against the brutal backdrop of Ireland’s Great Rebellion, the first novella in The Soldier Chronicles series.

David’s books are well researched, gripping and for this reader, quite an eye opener. I started with the third in the series, “Blood on Snow”, which is about the Flanders Campaign of 1794 – something that I had little knowledge of and Cook brought it to life with historical competence and splendid details. The novel comes with a variety of well chosen characters that felt authentic and made for a fascinating and compelling read. The weather and living conditions, interactions with the locals and the morale and discipline in the regiment are described exellently. A very recommendable novel and a writer to watch.

 

Interview with David:

How did you come to writing? photo

I’ve been scribbling away since I was 16 years old. It was only reading a soldier’s journal about life in Egypt in the early 19th century in 2006 that I decided to put my ideas together and write my Napoleonic story I’d been putting off.

What is your interest in history and the eras you write about? Do you have a preferred era?

I write historical-fiction. The Soldier Chronicles relate to a Napoleonic series I’d like to have published, but my interest is not only military. I have a written a story about Robin Hood and a band of outlaws who are fighting back William the Conqueror.

How do you come up with your story?

The Desert Lion (unpublished) is the start of the Napoleonic series and it was from reading the journal that I started with. I finished the story and sent it off to agents. In the lull I wrote backstories which have formed The Soldier Chronicles.

How do you research? CA_GD_COOK_final_1000

Online, read and visit places. The only place I haven’t managed to visit is Egypt. Hopefully, I can soon remedy that.

Do you prefer to stay in one era and genre or do you see yourself spreading out?

I’m happy – or I should say – I work best in the past. I have always loved our country’s (UK) history and I think I’ll stick with that. I will say, however, that I have an interest in pursuing a modern day ghost story but I don’t know when that will happen.

Were the plot and subplots completely planned from the start or did they change during the process, and if so, how?

I wrote all the outlines and the first five stories of The Soldier Chronicles about six years ago. They have remained the same, however I always start with a brief outline and let the words flow. I don’t usually know what will happen until I see the words. For instance, Heart of Oak was originally going to finish at the fort, but both the protagonist and antagonist wanted more!

I‘ve only read one of the books so far. What is the idea behind your series?

The chronicles are snapshots of military history in the periods of 1793-1815. I wanted to write them as standalones, to be read in any order, but the characters feature in the main Napoleonic series. There’s this connection that I want to explore. I didn’t want to write them as novels, so decided on novellas, but if they prove popular there is scope to make them into novels at a later date.

What are the best and the worst aspects of writing? Blood on the Snow Final Cover Large

The best is how the story unfolds. I love research, but it’s not knowing what will happen until it does. It’s very exciting as I’m sure you feel the same. The worst has to be marketing. It’s not terrible, but for an Indie author its hard work to get your voice shouting louder than everyone else. I work full-time and writing isn’t a hobby, it’s a future way of life and I have to work hard at promoting it. It’s very tough and sometimes it’s very lonely.

How do you balance marketing one book and writing the next?

For some reason I always find myself starting the next book just as I’m finishing the last. There’s no transition period it seems. I just seem to be always writing. You have to juggle marketing your book and concentrating on the next book’s story. I can’t really afford to take a break between the stories, not until I’m relatively successful anyway.

What is your main reason for writing?

I want to tell people of these stories. I want people to like them and to transport them back to a time of that period. I hope I can evoke the past.

What do you do when you don’t write?

I work full-time as I said, so when not doing either I try to have a social life. Try is the word here J Spending time with my family, friends, go for walks, visit new places. Relax. It’s good to get out, to get up from the writing chair. If I didn’t, I think I’d have a permanent chair seat-shaped arse.

You have created great characters. Which one is your favourite?

Thanks but that is a tough question. I like them all – can’t choose. Sorry.

Who would you cast to play the characters in a movie?

I updated my facebook page the other day with this question. For Lorn Mullone who is the protagonist in Liberty or Death, I’ve had Liam Neeson, Gabriel Byrne, Michael Fassbender, and Gerard Butler. In fact, I would agree that they would all do Lorn justice as a screen version. In my head and perhaps in the readers mind, Mullone would look very different.

Are you like any of the characters (and how so)? Marksman eBook Cover Large (1)

I think a part of me is in every character to be honest. I’ve drawn out my idiosyncrasies and given the characters foibles.

Tell us one odd thing about you and one really mundane thing.

One odd thing would be that I can eat chocolate at any time of the day. Mundane thing is that I have to have coffee with my breakfast.

Who are your editors and how do you quality control your books?

My editor is Catherine Lenderi (@cathlen78 on Twitter) and she was recommended to me by several authors. She’s excellent, professional and one of the planet’s nicest people. I’ve learned to proof-read until my eyes bleed and then give it to Catherine. Who then spots mistakes and gives ideas to help the story flow or other recommendations.

How have you found the experience of self-publishing? What were your highs and lows?

I self-published in April this year and after a few formatting issues, it was very easy to add to Amazon KDP, CreateSpace (and Smashwords for the first three books). I’m looking at the sales per day which can be wonderful to heart-breaking.

What is your advice to new writers?

Just keep at it. Keep writing, keep reading. To be honest I’m really not qualified to give advice. This reminds me of Chandler Bing when asked in Friends. He said ‘‘I’m not so good with advice. Can I offer a sarcastic comment instead?’’

Who are your favourite authors?

Oooohh there are lots…Bernard Cornwell, Simon Scarrow, Lee Child, Stephen King, C.J Sansom, George R.R. Martin…

What is your favourite book?

It’s ‘Sharpe’s Siege’. It was given to me as a Christmas present by my father and it introduced me to Richard Sharpe and his world. I’ve been reading them ever since.

What book are you currently reading and in what format (e-book/paperback/hardcover)?

A complete change of genre for me, but I’ve just started ‘Gone Girl’ by Gillian Flynn. I’ve heard amazing things about it which piqued my interest.

How do you handle criticism of your work?

Take it on the chin and move on. If someone slates my work then that’s their opinion. I’m not going to worry about it. Often I read stories where authors have ranted on social media and made fools of themselves. I say just let it go and move on. There are far more important things to worry about than someone else’s opinion.

You can find David and all of his books on 

Amazon US and Amazon UK

Goodreads

and connect with him on http://thewolfshead.tumblr.com

Twitter https://twitter.com/DavidCookAuthor

Google + https://plus.google.com/u/0/113814484444212345228?tab=wX#113814484444212345228/posts?tab=wX

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Facebook https://www.facebook.com/davidcookauthor

David Cook is from Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, but now lives in Leicestershire with his wife and young son.

David has been interested in history since his school days, and developed a love for the Napoleonic Wars era from his father, who painted and amassed a lead model army of the Battle of Waterloo. From there David became fascinated with The English Civil Wars and English medieval history, particularly the legend of Robin Hood. David is writing a novel titled The Wolfshead, a story of Robin Hood, but based on the original medieval ballads as the source.

For more information and updates please visit http://thewolfshead.tumblr.com

 

24 Nov 2014

Review of “Prince Lestat” by Anne Rice #lestatisback

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I rarely get the time to read traditionally published books these days but I am making an exception today to publish my review of “Prince Lestat” by Anne Rice, her first in over ten years I hear.

P1130001It was a long but worthwhile wait for her fans and all Vampire enthusiasts.

The book has been called ambitious and, given the amount of locations, characters and plot strands, I must agree.

I’m new and late in this series and have learned since what an original, imaginative and rich world Rice has created for her series. Her characters are all fantastically colourful and fascinating and provide plenty of entertainment.

The mystery of “The Voice” that talks without a proper introduction installs an instant sense of suspense long before the real drama begins. The original prefaces and introduction set the scene with a powerful and well composed sense of drama.

I’m often reluctant to read material by famous and hyped up authors that are new to me as it is difficult to remain objective towards the material. I soon forgot all about it and got  immersed in the mystery of the Voice and the cruel thread that comes to the entire world of Vampires; a world with many players and characters from all over the world and from different times.

One of the most enjoyable parts of the book is how Rice handles the clash between the old, classic Vampire cultures and modern life with Internet radio, iPhones and MRI scans. Mystic elements, such as spirits and witchcraft blend surprisingly well into this world and add rather than distract. 
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As newcomer to Rice and her character Lestat I found myself at times a little challenged to keep up with all the characters in the book, especially since some of them ‘step into’ others and merge. There is, however, a very useful list of characters to help with that and I must assume that regular fans of the series won’t experience the same difficulties as I did – many of Rice’s characters are difficult to forget.

Not always an easy read but a memorable and rewarding one.

I was given a review copy of the book by the publicist.

Prince Lestat, Anne Rice’s new novel in the Vampire Chronicles series, is out now (Chatto & Windus). The Wolves of Midwinter is also out in paperback (Arrow), eBooks also available.

Visit annerice.com for more information

Here is the link to the UK Amazon  page
Here is the link to the US Amazon  page
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21 Nov 2014

Interview with Eden Baylee, author of “Stranger at Sunset”

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“Stranger at Sunset” by Eden Baylee is a fantastic read. So much, that I read it twice. I first noticed Eden through her blog and didn’t realise for too long what a gifted writer she is. Her thriller is amazing (my review is below) and her adult fiction has literary quality. Today I am proudly presenting you with an interview with Eden.

Hi Eden, I must say, your bio is very impressive. Tell us about your transition from banking to writing?

Thanks so much for inviting me on your terrific blog, Christoph. It’s so cozy here. eden

The transition took twenty years and hasn’t been easy, but it’s been tremendously rewarding. I actually left my job after ten years to pursue a writing career the first time. I moved to NYC and immersed myself in the writing scene there. Unfortunately, not long after, I was diagnosed with cancer—bad timing! It forced me to move back to Canada for treatment. The process of getting my health back took about two years, and by then I was not financially sound.

I had to return to work and thought I’d only stay for a year or two before leaving again. Who knew it would take another ten years before I got up the nerve to do it?

All I can say is I was in a much better position to leave the second time. I would encourage writers to keep their day jobs unless they are able amass enough savings to last at least 3-5 years. I was never able to work a full-time job and write, so I had to make a choice.

What made you decide to be a writer? Have you always written?

Before I was ever a writer, I was and still am an avid reader.  Reading and writing have been passions of mine from when I was young, though I can’t say I ever thought I would become a writer professionally. I just never considered it a financially viable profession for me when I was in my twenties. At the time, I was concerned with material things.

That changed over the years of course. Life is not just about money and things. It’s about what makes me happy, and the combination of a life-threatening illness and not being happy in my job made me rethink my priorities.

Writing may not be bringing me riches monetarily (not yet anyway), but I’m much happier with where I am in life right now.

You started off with Erotica but even there you’ve written quite deep characters. I was surprised to find you turn to crime fiction instead of a literary theme. Tell us about the transition. Cover_small

I read my first book of erotic fiction when I was eleven, and it definitely affected my psyche. The novella was Story of O by Pauline Réage. I started with erotica because I enjoy reading well-written stories about love, romance, and sex as relevant to the story. The genre, however, works best as short novels, approximately 25K – 35K words. I’d written eight of them and compiled them into two anthologies. (Fall into Winter and Spring into Summer). After that, it was time to move on.

I’ve been a reader of many genres, and mystery/suspense novels have always interested me. I also needed a challenge. Writing Stranger at Sunset was challenging because it forced me to plot. There are intricate threads in my book that will be carried over to the next two books since it’s the first of a trilogy. With short stories, I rarely had to plot.

The transition to writing a full-length novel really tested me. It made me feel much more confident about my writing, more so than for the fact that I changed genres.

Who are your favourite crime authors?

I love the classical writers and I’ve read some excellent indie writers too. A short list of authors I enjoy are: Dashiell Hammett, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler,  Elmore Leonard,  James Ellroy, Dennis Lehane, Patricia Highsmith.

For good indie mystery/thriller/crime writers, there are too many to mention, but you can find many of them interviewed on my blog. I tend to support the writers I enjoy reading as I want to see them succeed and continue to write.

I love your blog posts, especially the music ones. Tell my readers about them and about your connection to music. 

Thank you for your compliment, Christoph! I’m a fan of 60s and 70s rock, blues, and jazz, so music is something I enjoy very much. I also play harmonica and guitar, though neither proficiently.

As a child, I grew up with music based on the taste of older influencers. Cousins, aunts and uncles shared their record collections with me, and that’s the music that touches me the most, even today.

There is so much ‘bad’ music out there, so in blogging about what I enjoy, I am also re-discovering music I haven’t listened to in some time. Perhaps in the process, I’m sharing what I like with a new generation.

Music, as a universal language, unites people. By blogging about it, it’s another way for me to connect to others.

You’ve written great characters. Would you say you’re like any of them? Or, how do you create your characters?  Did you have any actors or people in mind when writing your characters?

In formulating a story, my main focus is on characterization. I believe that a story exists because the characters make it happen. Even though my book, Stranger at Sunset is a mystery/thriller and considered genre fiction, it doesn’t imply you can have a great plot at the expense of great characters. 

I enjoyed Dr. Kate Hampton, the protagonist of the book. I relate to her, which in itself is a little scary. Some readers have said she is not likeable. Others think she is terrific. It’s a strangely dichotomous reaction, but I can understand why. For me, she represents two sides of one person – the one you show to the world and the one you keep hidden.

I would say many of us keep parts of ourselves hidden, even to the people closest to us. That’s why I think her story is interesting, and why she will have two more books written about her.

As much as I love film, I don’t write a book with specific actors in mind. It’s less important for me who plays the characters. I prefer to think of film directors and how they would convey the overall plot. To that end, I love the filmmaking styles of David Fincher, the Coen Brothers, and Alfred Hitchcock.

What is your writing environment like?

Sitting for long periods of time to write is not a good idea, so I stand at my kitchen counter. Sometimes, I have ankle weights and exercise at the same time. When standing becomes tiring, I stop for a while and take a walk or do yoga or meditate. I like writing by natural light, so that dictates where I write most days.

Did you have any say in your cover art? What do you think of it? Tell us about the artist.

Yes, I use award-winning designer, JB Graphics from Toronto. (http://www.john-beadle.com/). He designs my covers, website, and any other artwork I need. I am involved in most aspects of the design, mainly because visual art interests me.

I also know the message I want to convey, and how a cover can set a mood for a book since it’s the first thing a potential buyer sees.

My requirements for a cover are that it should look professional across all platforms, with a unique design and the right proportion of image and fonts. 

How have you found the experience of self-publishing? What were your highs and lows?

As you know, Christoph, being a self-published author is never just about the writing. When we go this route, we expect to do it all, and if we can’t, then we hire professionals to help us.

Given that, each day is somewhat of a juggle to write, read, and promote.

There are many things that need to be done to spread the word of a book before and after it’s written. Selling books is a huge part of being a full-time writer. It’s what pays the bills and allows me to keep writing.

The highs come when I realize I’m living the life I want to live, moment by moment. It’s all about the writing.

The lows come on days when I don’t know if I’m coming or going, when I haven’t slept enough, and I’m “chasing” a story that’s just not happening. Doubt about my abilities as a writer creeps in. I’m not one to wallow, but at one or two in the morning, the mind can play tricks on my self-confidence.

As writing for me can be all-encompassing, I have to force myself to walk away from my laptop and decompress. It’s difficult but it’s necessary.

What is your advice to new writers? 

My main tip is to keep writing. It’s amazing how much I’ve learned by writing continuously. The fact that I cringe a little when reading some of my earlier works is a good thing. It means I’ve moved on from there. I feel the mark of any writer should be to improve with each book they write.

I’d also advise to hit a word count or daily goal you set for yourself. As a writer of fiction, I’m fully aware that my imagination is a function of my brain; the brain is a muscle. And like any muscle, it needs exercise daily or it will atrophy.

What makes you laugh?

Many things and sometimes everything! I love dry, witty English humour, but I also like silly slap-stick. I don’t need anything highbrow, as anything that hints at farting usually makes me giggle.

There’s nothing like having a great belly laugh, the type that doubles you over with tears streaming down your face because you just can’t stop. This usually only happens with a few close friends. I’m convinced they’ve discovered the way to kill me is by making me laugh until I can’t breathe!

What (not who) would you like to take to a lonely island?  

Haha! I suppose if I took someone it would no longer be lonely. I’ve answered this question before and my top 3 things are always the same: 

  1. Solar-powered laptop with an unlimited iTunes account and WiFi. This satisfies my need to read, write, and listen to music.
  2. Power tools to build a proper shelter.
  3. Lip balm because I loathe chapped lips.

Who would you like to invite for dinner? download

You, Christoph, of course! I think you would be an amazing dinner guest – fun, intelligent, and we can even speak in my poor German if you like! I make a wonderful schnitzel, just so you know.

Perfect. It’s a date…
What song would you pick to go with your book?

Actually, Stranger at Sunset has a soundtrack for sale on iTunes. Because of my love for music, I inserted songs into the storytelling, so I have a playlist of approximately thirteen songs that go with the book.

In one of my erotic novellas, “Seduced by the Blues,” the male lead is a blues guitarist, and there are numerous references to music in that book, including one of my all time favourite musicians, Van Morrison.

How do you handle criticism of your work?

I hire a hitman … just kidding. (hehe)

I take criticism of my work as a valuable lesson to improve my writing. If someone reads my work and takes the time to write a review, or to tell me what they thought, then they are doing something very few do. They are making a concerted effort to express their opinions for why they liked or did not like a book.

As an author, you need to have a thick skin, and if you don’t, grow one fast. Our writing will not appeal to everyone. That is just not possible.

If you think the criticism is valid, then learn from it and move on.

If you think the criticism is bullshit, do the same.

Everyone is entitled to their opinions, not just professional critics/reviewers. The worst thing is to let negativity paralyze you … so don’t allow this to happen. 

Tell us one weird thing, one nice thing, and one fact about where you live.

Hmm… what an interesting question. Toronto, Canada is not known for ‘weird,’ but right now I will say the weather is weird. It’s snowing in mid November. I hate the cold, so I’m not looking forward to this winter. This weird pattern is probably the case for the weather worldwide.

Nice: All the festivals and events we have, along with numerous restaurants. There is never a shortage of things to do and places to eat.

Fact: Toronto is the center of Canada for business, art, and … condominiums. A friend who is a realtor said we have the most condos of any city in all of North America. She must be right because our skyline is littered with cranes and tall buildings. 

What are you working on now?

I’m writing my next novel called, A Fragile Truce, which is the book that follows Stranger at Sunset. I’m excited to see where the main character, Dr. Kate Hampton goes next. I hope my readers will be as well.

Thanks so much Christoph for the opportunity to share with your readers. You are an amazing advocate for indie writers, and I’m so happy we are connected.

Big hugs, eden  eden

Stranger at Sunset by Eden Baylee

Author Bio

Eden Baylee left a twenty-year banking career to become a full-time writer. She incorporates many of her favorite things into her writing such as: travel; humor; music; poetry; art; and much more.

Stranger at Sunset is her first mystery novel, on the heels of several books of erotic anthologies and short stories. She writes in multiple genres.

An introvert by nature and an extrovert by design, Eden is most comfortable at home with her laptop surrounded by books. She is an online Scrabble junkie and a social media enthusiast, but she really needs to get out more often!

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Author Links

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My review of the book: Cover_small
A group of strangers and acquaintances spend a week together in a holiday resort in Jamaica after a tropical storm has recently devastated parts of it. One of those guests has given the resort a terrible write up in a travel magazine, another is an egotistic self-declared ‘alpha’ male, there are a few couples and house staff and then there is our heroine psychologist Kate.

The atmosphere is loaded with tension between the owner and the reviewer as well as between some of guests, there is plenty of sexual chemistry and the air is also full of secrets, plans and deceits. The focus of the narrative shifts to let us into the minds and thoughts of the well-chosen and perfectly fleshed out characters. They are all multi-dimensional and I ended up feeling for even the less likable ones because of the insights into their pasts or backgrounds. Kate as the trained psychologist is a great character who, with a razor sharp ability to dissect and analyse them, brings further dimensions to our perception and understanding of the cast.
The writing establishes and carries forward an excellent sense of expectation from page one, where a brief and ominous episode with binoculars already whets our curiosity. Atmospheric, stylish and confident Baylee feeds us the story day by day until some big events do take place. I do not wish to spoil the experience by hinting at what is going to happen, only that I thoroughly enjoyed the story and was genuinely surprised by the way everything developed.
I read some of Baylee’s erotic writing which has much more depth than the genre normally calls for and “Stranger at Sunset” is no exception. A psychological thriller of literary quality.

 

Stranger at Sunset (Book summary)

Vacation can be a killer.

Dr. Kate Hampton, a respected psychiatrist, gathers with a group of strangers at her favorite travel spot, Sunset Villa in Jamaica. Included in the mix are friends of the owners, a businessman with dubious credentials, and a couple who won the trip from a TV game show.

It is January 2013, following the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The luxury resort is struggling, not from the storm, but due to a scathing review from caustic travel writer, Matthew Kane. The owners have invited him back with hopes he will pen a more favorable review to restore their reputation.

Even though she is haunted by her own demons, Kate feels compelled to help. She sets out to discover the motivation behind Kane’s vitriol. Used to getting what he wants, has the reviewer met his match in Kate? Or has she met hers?

Stranger at Sunset is a slow-burning mystery/thriller as seen through the eyes of different narrators, each with their own murky sense of justice. As Kate’s own psychological past begins to unravel, a mysterious stranger at Sunset may be the only one who can save her.

 

Available in e-book and print

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