S.K. Nicholls – update on a new novel

Happy Birthday, S.K. Nicholls!

S.K. Nicholls has been previously promoted on Reading Recommendations. She’s back now to tell us about a book recently published, the first in a new detective series.

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Naked Alliances: A Richard Noggin Novel (The Naked Eye Series Volume 1)
by S.K. Nicholls
Publisher: Brave Blue Heron Books
Genre: Crime fiction

When a young immigrant woman and an exotic dancer are forced to flee men with guns and have no place to hide, Richard Noggin, P.I., can’t turn his back—even if helping out makes him a target. Richard plans to impress an aspiring politician by taking on a big white-collar case that could take him from the streets to an air-conditioned office. Instead,he’s handed a cold case and quickly finds himself sucked into a shadowy world of sex, secrets and…murder. Marked for a bullet and stretched thin by his investigations, Richard reluctantly teams up with the unlikely, brassy custodian of the young woman on the run. With bodies piling up, Richard and his companion are forced to go undercover in a most unlikely locale: the Leisure Lagoon, a nudist resort. Going undercover in this instance will mean going uncovered…but lives are at stake—and this Naked Eye will have to juggle to keep his balls in the air and connect the dots before anyone else is murdered. As his pulse-quickening quest for answers leads from the dark corners of Orlando’s Little Saigon to the sunny exposure of the Leisure Lagoon, Richard will be put to the test. Just how much will this Naked Eye have to bear…or bare? The heat is on in this quirky Sunshine State crime thriller.

**From smt: I had the opportunity to beta-read and provide suggestions on this novel almost a couple of years ago now, and thought at the time that this was going to be a great novel once it was published. Since publication, I received a complimentary copy and reread. I’m happy to say that this novel is now better than I expected it could be! Well done, S.K. Nicholls! You are sure to find many new readers and fans for this detective series! Congratulations!

Where to purchase and for more information:
S.K. Nicholls’s blog and website
Amazon
Now also available in an Audible edition!

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Judith Barrow

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? Living in the Shadows is the last of my trilogy. It’s a Family Saga but is also a cross-over into Historical and Crime fiction.

Quick description: Living in the Shadows, set in 1969, is the story of how the next generation is forced to live with the consequences of the actions of their parents. The first book, Pattern of Shadows was inspired by my research into a disused cotton mill in Lancashire in the North of England, and its history of being the first German POW camp in the country. Pattern of Shadows begins the story of Mary Howarth, a nurse in the hospital in the camp and the consequences of fraternization in WW2. The sequel, Changing Patterns, set in 1950/51 is a stand-alone book but also continues with the story. In Living in the Shadows the dark history of the Howarth family is potrayed against the era of the sixties; of free love, cults, drugs, pop music and miniskirts.

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Brief biography:
I was brought up in a place called Saddleworth, a group of villages on the edge of the Pennines in Yorkshire. I moved to Pembrokeshire in 1979 with my husband and three small children into a half-built house in a field. I have had short stories and poems published, two stage plays performed and have written two children’s books. I tutor creative writing for adults under the Lifetime Learning Scheme for Pembrokeshire County Council and hold private creative writing workshops. I write family sagas which sometimes slide over into other genres.

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Pattern of Shadows:
Amazon.co.uk & Amazon.com
Kobo
Barnes & Noble
Changing Patterns:
Amazon.co.uk & Amazon.com
Kobo
Barnes & Noble
Living in the Shadows:
Amazon.co.uk & Amazon.com
Kobo
Barnes &Noble

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Judith’s promo links:
Blog
About Me
Twitter
Facebook
Pinterest
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What are you working on now?
At the moment I’m writing the prequel to my trilogy and also a novel about a woman caring for her elderly mother who has dementia, which is a cross-over genre into Crime and Romance.

Judith’s reading recommendation:
May I recommend two authors, Susan? Thorne Moore and Terry Tyler. If not, I’ll stick to Terry; I’ve read most of her books and really enjoy them. She has a novella out today. Thorne has a book coming out in June, though, if you wanted to keep her in mind; she’s also a brilliant author … Sorry, am I straying from my remit?

Glen R. Stansfield

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? Fishing for Stones – Crime/Action

Quick description: Steve and Andy are the best of friends. Steve’s loyalty to Andy means he will do anything to help him, even if it means breaking the law.

When Andy’s wife leaves him she leaves a mountain of debt. Andy is about to lose the house and is to be made bankrupt. Steve decides he must do whatever it takes to help him.

He learns of a diamond deal that’s about to take place in the highlands of Scotland, and hastily concocts an audacious plan to steal them.

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Brief biography:
Glen R. Stansfield is a qualified aircraft engineer, a profession he has pursued for over forty years. A lifelong interest in crime, in particular forensic psychology, led him to write his debut novel, Fishing for Stones. When not writing, he can usually be found on two wheels, often using his motorcycle to raise money for charity. His work has taken him to Bahrain, where he lives with his wife, Jess.

Links to buy Glen’s book:
Amazon.com Paperback and Kindle
Amazon UK Paperback and Kindle
My online store

Glen’s promo links:
Website
Twitter
Facebook

What are you working on now?
My second novel, Harry, is set in Kuwait and London. A plague of brutal beatings of the homeless has hit the Tower Hamlets district of London. One attack soon turns into a murder inquiry. Before long, other bodies begin to appear in the borough, but this time it isn’t the homeless who are suffering. Someone is killing the criminals. A serial killer is on the loose. This book is firmly in the Crime Genre.

Glen’s reading recommendation:
I particularly like Lin Anderson, a Glasgow-based author who created the series about forensic scientist
Rhona MacLeod.

Axel Howerton

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? AB Negative – Crime anthology, fiction

Quick description: AB Negative is an anthology of Alberta-based crime stories, by Albertan authors. This is a labour of love for crime writers from across the province, focusing on our beloved home province with stories ranging throughout time, geography and stylistic bent. There are dark noirish tales of sin and revenge, drug deals gone wrong, homey stories about neighbourhood killers, humorous tales of bumbling mafiosa, detectives on Stephen Avenue, and futuristic visions of sexbot domination.

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Brief biography:
Axel Howerton is the author of the darkly funny detective novel Hot Sinatra, a finalist for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Axel is a former entertainment journalist, award-winning poet, and editor. His short fiction has recently appeared in such weird and wonderful publications as Fires on the Plain, Steampunk Originals, Clones Fairies & Monsters in the Closet, Big Pulp, Night Shade, Dark Eclipse, and Sleuth Magazine. He is the editor of the anthologies, Death by Drive-In, Tall Tales of the Weird West, and AB Negative.

Axel is a member of the CSFFA, Calgary Crime Writers, The Kintsugi Poets, and serves on the board of the Crime Writers of Canada. He recently brought the “Noir at the Bar” #NoirBarYYC event to Calgary, Alberta, and he is the owner and publisher of Coffin Hop Press. Axel spends most of his time roaming the untamed prairies of Alberta with his two brilliant young sons and a wife that is way out of his league.

Links to buy Axel’s book:
All the links can be found on the Coffin Hop Press website.

Axel’s promo links:
Coffin Hop Press
Axel Howerton website

What are you working on now?
After having produced, edited and published two anthologies this year, as well as publishing new fiction in great new venues like Sleuth Magazine, I’m going to take a little time for myself and get back to some novel-length projects. One is a humorous action-adventure-style historical look at Fort Whoop-up and the formation of the NWMP in Alberta. The other is a sprawling crime saga involving several characters that have appeared in some of my short fiction.

Axel’s reading recommendation:
The Friends Of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins, which was a formative influence on the crime writing of Elmore Leonard. It’s very quick and snappy writing, a lot of dialogue and very little in the way of descriptive prose. Solid crime-writing and excellent criminal characterization from a man who was, at the time, an assistant US Attorney.

Randy McCharles, who has previously been featured on Reading Recommendations, has written one of the stories included in this anthology.

Dan McNeil

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? My latest release is Can’t Buy Me Love, a story of love, larceny and revenge all played out against the backdrop of the British musical invasion of the Beatles in 1964.

I’m not sure what category it falls under, to be honest. Can I make one up? How about “Historical Fiction Caper with a twist of Heist…?”

Quick description: Urban legend states that during the hour The Beatles performed on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time, not a major crime was committed in New York City.

Sonny Carter, an aging bank robber has just been released from prison after serving a 25-year sentence for trying to rob the prestigious Hudson National Bank and Trust Company. Unrepentant, Sonny is determined to finish what he started back in ’39 – robbing the very same bank. And he figures there is no better time to strike than in the hour the entire world is tuned in to see four crop-topped singers from Britain on The Ed Sullivan Show. He gathers up his old gang and enlists the help of a sexy bank employee, unaware she has a shady secret and larcenous plans of her own.

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Brief biography:
Though I was born in Toronto, I call the nation’s capital Ottawa my home. I’ve been a video editor for over thirty years. I discovered a passion for writing while researching my first book, The Judas Apocalypse (published in 2008). My second novel, Can’t Buy Me Love, is a light hearted romp about a bank heist during the Beatles’ historic visit to the United States in 1964. The Judas Apocalypse cover

Links to buy Dan’s book:
Can’t Buy Me LoveKindle US, Kindle Canada

The Judas ApocalypsePrint US, Print Canada, Kindle US, Kindle Canada

Dan’s promo links:
Twitter
Facebook
Website
Blog

What are you working on now?
Right now, I’m helping a fellow author with some copy editing, as well as putting notes together for my next novel.

Dan’s reading recommendation:
Jeffery Deaver is my favourite author – real page-turning stuff. A particular fave is his The Blue Nowhere. I also really enjoyed local Ottawa author Jasmine Aziz’s book Sex and Samosas – funny and touching; a really great read.

Bob Van Laerhoven

I discovered the writing of Bob Van Laerhoven recently when Jack Eason promoted his longtime friend. I took particular notice of this author, because he is Flemish-Belgian, just like my grandparents and mother who emigrated to Canada from Belgium in 1919. (I wrote about my grandfather previously on my other blog.) Bob has been a pleasure to work with in preparing this promotion post and I’m very pleased to now present to you “a fellow Belgian”!

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? Dangerous Obsessions, published by the Anaphora Literary Press, is a collection of short stories, set in different countries and time-slots. It’s a bit difficult to describe the genre. In general, I try to write cross-over between literature and the mystery genre, but in this collection the “connecting factor” is that all the stories, except one, take place in war-zones. They are not tales of pure mystery. Let’s just say that the stories are “noir” and that I try to write in a style that is appropriate for the “mood” in each story. I’m a novelist at heart, I don’t write many short stories, but I consider them an excellent introduction to my theme(s) and style(s). My novel Baudelaire’s Revenge, published by Pegasus Books in 2014 in hardcover, and in April of this year in paperback, has stirred up a lot of response in the USA. Some find the novel “controversial” and I take that as a compliment because Charles Baudelaire, the main subject of the novel, was controversial in his time, the 19th century, too.

It’s not easy for an author from a small language community – Flanders has 5 million people, to venture into the vast English-reading market. Therefore I’m happy with this fast “follow up” on Baudelaire’s Revenge with Dangerous Obsessions while the last details in the translation of Return to Hiroshima, my second English-translated novel, are being completed.

Quick description: I chose for variety in Dangerous Obsessions: different settings and different styles. I was a travel writer in conflict-zones from 1990 till the end of 2003 and echoes of my experiences trickle through these confronting tales, set in civil war-torn Algeria in the fifties, in a gypsy-populated concentration camp during WWII, in a Peruvian border-town where stealing is a deadly art, in Liberia during the civil war in the nineties, and in Belgian Congo during the bloody uproar in the sixties.

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Brief biography:
A fulltime Belgian/Flemish author, I made my debut as a novelist in 1985 with the novel Nachtspel (Night Game) and quickly became known in Flanders for my ‘un-Flemish’ style and my kaleidoscopic novels in which the fate of the individual is closely related to broad social transformations. I became a full-time author in 1991. As a freelance travel writer I explored conflicts and trouble-spots across the globe from 1990 to 2003: Somalia, Liberia, Sudan, Gaza, Iran, Iraq, Myanmar, Lebanon, Mozambique, Burundi… to name but a few.

During the Bosnian war I spent part of 1992 in the besieged city of Sarajevo. Three years later I was working for MSF – Doctors without frontiers – in the Bosnian city of Tuzla during the NATO bombings. At that moment the refugees arrived from the Muslim enclave of Srebrenica. I was the first writer from the Low Countries who had the opportunity to speak with the refugees. These conversations resulted in a travel book: Srebrenica – getuigen van massamoord (Srebrenica. Testimony to a Mass Murder). The book denounces the murder and torture of the Muslim population of this Bosnian-Serbian enclave and is based on first-hand testimonies. I concluded that mass murders took place, a notion that was questioned at the time but later was proven accurate.

In 2007 I won the Hercule Poirot Prize for the best mystery novel of the year with De wraak van Baudelaire. In 2013, the French translation La Vengeance de Baudelaire was published in France and in Canada. The English translation, Baudelaire’s Revenge, was published in the US by Pegasus Books in 2014. Also in 2014 came the publication in France and in Canada of Le Mensonge d’Alejandro (Alejandro’s Lie), a second novel in French translation. Baudelaire’s Revenge won the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category “mystery/suspense”. Currently, the English translation of Terug naar Hiroshima – Return to Hiroshima is almost finished. A French translation is in the making. In April 2015, The Anaphora Literary Press released the collection of short stories Dangerous Obsessions in paperback and in e-book.

Links to buy Bob’s book:
Amazon: “Dangerous Obsessions” Kindle
Amazon: “Dangerous Obsessions” paperback
Amazon: Baudelaire’s Revenge hardcover
Amazon: Baudelaire’s Revenge paperback
B&N hardcover
B&N e-book
IndieBound

Bob’s promo links:
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Blog
Pinterest
LinkedIn
Goodreads
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What are you working on now?
I’m working on a new novel in Dutch (I have spent my advance already some months ago, so my Dutch publisher is frowning and yelling that there is also a writer’s life outside being translated and published abroad and that I must not forget the country in which I was born. The novel is set in Berlin in 1922. Paul Van Ostaijen, a famous Flemish avant-garde poet, is one of the main characters. This WIP is a mix of a literary novel, a mystery with a grim social background, and an unusual love story. I don’t have a title as yet, but luckily I have progressed during the past two months to roughly two thirds of the novel. But there is still a lot of work ahead. Usually, I write 3 to 4 versions before I’m satisfied…

Bob’s reading recommendation:
The very elegant Italian author Curzio Malaparte with his novel “De Huid” (The Skin). This is a master stylist who writes phenomenally about WWII. His novels are really fascinating.

Oliver Chase

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? Blind Marsh (sequel and last book to Marsh Island of The Hirebomber Series) – thriller/suspense, crime, mystery

Quick description: Phillip Pfeiffer is sent home from the Gulf War with a broken back and a bad taste in his mouth. His country all but forgot its promise and left him to die on the battlefield. Only luck or providence, and an iron will let a wandering band of nomads save him. Out of uniform, Phil opens a modest private investigation agency in downtown Phoenix. When a widow convinces him to secure a death certificate for a husband killed while boating in Mexico, people start dying. After the photos of a look-a-like husband appear in a celebrity magazine, Phil goes to Oregon. When, the celebrity suddenly dies in an aircraft accident, Phil is left to swim for his life, survive on a coral atoll, and face a murder charge that ends him in a Bahamian prison.

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Brief biography:
Oliver Chase grew up on military bases throughout the U.S. enjoying convertibles, beaches, and drive-ins. With Herb, his best friend, he joined a college program for the Marines. A few years later with a Smith Corona in hand, Oliver landed in the same war and not far from the spot where Herb died. With thirty other young men, he flew day and night with the intent to come home alive. Several did not. A thousand missions later, the typewriter and he moved to the Navajo Indian reservation in New Mexico where busy days and long nights healed the soul.

The years and venue changed, yet the writing never stopped. The Smith was traded for a Zenith, Mac, and a PC as The Hirebomber Crime SeriesMarsh Island and Blind Marsh were born.

Today, Ollie lives along the Gulf of Mexico with free roaming farm animals and friendly dogs. He flies a Grumman Tiger and swims to regenerate a fertile mind. Soon, he will put the finishing touches on Levant Mirage, a story about the world’s survival in the face of extremism. The first draft of The Joshua Tree, will complete next spring. A rising political star faces the temptation of power and the corruption success engenders.

Links to buy Oliver’s books:
Smashwords – eBook
Amazon – eBook and paperback

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Amazon – eBook and paperback

Oliver’s promo links:
GCWA Authors
Website
Blog

What are you working on now?
Levant Mirage – Spring 2015
The Joshua Tree – Winter 2016

Oliver’s reading recommendation:
The Keys by Frank Wilem
A Dangerous Element by Gregory Lamb

Robert Chazz Chute – update on new publications

Robert Chazz Chute has previously been featured on Reading Recommendations in July 2014, and is back now to tell us about the completion of his Hitman Series with the omnibus edition of the trilogy, and an autobiographical crime novel.

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Hollywood Jesus, Rise of the Divine Assassin
Crime novel
Available to purchase on Amazon

“I found myself rooting for the guy with the gun and the Armani suit.” ~ Armand Rosmilia, Author of Dying Days

Get ready to watch The Divine Assassin blow up in Hollywood.
Jesus Diaz is not your ordinary hit man. His life is like a Guy Ritchie gangster movie, and now he’s found trouble in Hollywood. Come for the thriller twists and hardboiled surprises. Stay for the pop culture jokes.

When the hit man who talks to himself makes his play to save the damsel in distress, it’s Jesus who’s stressed out forever after. Hunted by the mob and the FBI, the funniest, unluckiest assassin teams up with a rising star to break up a sex slave ring. And by “break up,” he means shoot, stab and turn your enemy’s car into an elaborate trap (construction supplies by Home Depot.) The action is rough. Jesus is tougher, or at least he’d like to think so.

The Divine Assassin has left a trail of destruction from New York to Chicago, but his deadliest opponent yet is better at the game than Jesus. But the Cuban assassin has his gun, his wits and a treatise on Donny Osmond’s career highlights. You’re going to love Jesus.

Hollywood Jesus teaches, too. Motto: Thou shalt not get caught!
1. How to survive an explosion…maybe.
2. How to disarm someone without touching them and get the kids to bed on time, too.
3. Dating tips from the Divine Assassin AKA meeting women using the philosophy of Albert Camus.
4. Where to hide your gun when unexpected company drops in.
5. How to stock the perfect surveillance van and how to spot the one following you.

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The Divine Assassin’s Playbook, Omnibus Edition
Crime novel
Available to purchase on Amazon

“Wickedly real and violently funny,” ~ Claude Bouchard, author of Vigilante
“A quick-moving plot with lots of surprises and a clear-eyed examination of addiction.” ~ Mark Victor Young, author of Risk
From New York to Chicago to Hollywood, these are three funny, hardboiled crime novels, rough and tough, twisted and twisty.

The Divine Assassin, Jesus Diaz, wants out of the mob. He needs money to escape and to pay for peaceful, picket fence dreams. And, of course, he wants the perfect woman to love. When the hit man who talks to himself makes his play to save the damsel in distress, he always falls out of the frying pan and into the napalm. The action is rough. Jesus is tougher, or at least he’d like to think so.
The funny, luckless Cuban hit man will get you rooting for Bad because he’s up against Evil. Come for the thrills and surprises. Stay for the pop culture jokes. You’re going to love Jesus, or hate to love him.
The Hit Man Series is fun, funny and violent. Unlike any hardboiled crime series, you’ll laugh and cringe from one minute to the next.

Three full-length novels for one low price.
• In Bigger Than Jesus, Mr. Diaz may get ground up in the gears of The Machine, New York’s Spanish mob.
• In Higher Than Jesus, the little Cuban assassin is brokering an arms deal gone bad while chasing a glamazon through Chicago.
• In Hollywood Jesus, the Divine Assassin blows up in LA and meets his deadliest opponent yet.

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Intense Violence, Bizarre Themes, The Autobiographical Crime Novel
Crime novel
Available to purchase on Amazon

“Brilliantly placing himself as the lead character in the story, you never quite know what events actually occurred and which are fictional. I am continually baffled by the sheer amount of talent in Chazz’s world building and wordplay. He is a true master of his craft.” ~ Alex Kimmell, author of The Key to Everything

A quest, a giant, a little person, an evil twin, a crone and worst of all, the torment of inner demons! Settle in. You won’t know what to believe.

After a decade away from his home in Brooklyn and running from big mistakes, Chazz returns to find his father’s mind in chaos. His ailing dad isn’t the man he was. As family secrets are revealed, Chazz discovers he never knew his father at all. Sometimes when you find yourself, you wish you had stayed lost.

Your down and out anti-hero doesn’t have an FBI criminal profiler on his case. Chazz works up his own profile as his life spirals down and out of control. The quest is for diamonds, forgiveness and love. Be warned, Chazz won’t even get two out of three. He’s just trying to elude death long enough to settle for one of those dreams.

For you, Dear Reader…
• Writers and readers alike will love a struggling writer’s take on the writing life as he bumbles his way forward (and back to ’90s New York.)
• Regular readers of Chute’s work will find extra fun in the Easter eggs sprinkled from his other books (and if you’re new to Chazz, don’t worry, you won’t notice.).
• At the end of the book is a secret link and password so readers get a little more behind-the-scenes view of what’s real and what is not in Intense Violence, Bizarre Themes.

Please note that I have read three of the four books listed above, two as a beta-reader, and I highly recommend Robert’s writing and these books in particular!

Seumas Gallacher

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? Savage Payback, a crime thriller

Quick description: A series of coordinated lethal bomb attacks on a dozen jewelry stores in London’s West End drag former SAS officer, Jack Calder and his specialist security firm, International Security Partners, into a deadly mesh of murder and international drug running.

A black ops explosives expert, an ex-colleague turned renegade mercenary with a twisted lust for revenge, emerges from the past to join forces with a powerful and dangerous drug baron from Eastern Europe.

A major cocaine trafficker from South America compounds the threats as competitive turf issues straddle international territories.

Attacks close to home heighten the urgency for Calder and his team to find and deal with each of the three sinister adversaries in a final savage payback

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Brief biography:
Seumas Gallacher escaped from the world of finance five years ago, after a career spanning three continents and five decades.

As the self-professed ‘oldest computer Jurassic on the planet’ his headlong immersion into the dizzy world of eBook publishing opened his eyes, mind, and pleasure to the joys of self-publishing. As a former businessman, he rapidly understood the concept of a writer’s need to ‘build the platform’, and from a standing start began to develop a social networking outreach, which now tops 15,000 direct contacts.

His first two crime-thrillers, The Violin Man’s Legacy and Vengeance Wears Black blew his mind with more than 75,000 e-link downloads to date. The third in what has become the ‘Jack Calder’ series, Savage Payback, was launched late 2013.

He started a humorous, informative, self-publishers blog less than two years ago, never having heard of a ‘blog’ prior to that, was voted ‘Blogger of the Year 2013’ and now has a loyal blog following on his networks. He says the novels contain his ‘Author’s Voice’, while the blog carries his ‘Author’s Brand’. And he’s LUVVIN’ IT!

Links to buy Seumas’s book:
Amazon Worldwide

Seumas’s promo links:
Blog
Twitter
Facebook
Email: seumasgallacher (at) yahoo.com

What are you working on now?
Killer City, the fourth in the Jack Calder crime thriller series

Seumas’s reading recommendation:
Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Andrew Peters

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? It’s called Subtraction and is a crime novel set in 60s Las Vegas

Quick description: The story of a somewhat enigmatic figure, Professor Mark Paris, who finds himself at a loose end, so decides to start helping people with their problems. Problem #1 is an acquaintance who wakes up with a dead blonde in his bed, and this is swiftly followed by a lady in the hospitality industry who is being intimidated. Along the way we find out as much about Paris as we do about the crimes.

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Brief biography:
Born in the swamps of Glamorgan, I have wandered the world, generally with a guitar in hand.

Here I am in a beautiful village in central Spain, where the sun shines, the lake is warm, the drink is cheap and the people and animals are friendly.

I share my place with two gorgeous local cats, more guitars than I can count, my outstanding collection of suits, hats & shoes and a fridge full of wine.

I started writing in June 2012 and now have 4 books of short stories, 6 novels & 3 Kindle-only novellas available on Amazon

Links to buy Andrew’s book:
Amazon Worldwide – eBook

What are you working on now?
Nothing at all, I am waiting for Amazon to sell out of all my current books before I bother writing anything else.

Andrew’s reading recommendation:
Gumshoe by Paul D Brazill

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