Author Archives: thebookwriters

About thebookwriters

Award winning novelist, author and musician. This blog is for all book lovers (especially thrillers and YA); writers and book reviewers.

An email from a fan I thought I’d share (good for the ego)

Greetings from Western Canada;  I have read The Immortality Plot, and posted a glowing review to my Kobo retailer’s site.  That was quite a while ago now.  I am impatiently waiting for your new novel about my newest and greatest … Continue reading

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Why would a Taliban commander request your presence?

Amazon bestselling spy thriller novelist hits new heights Carrie O’Connor survived Afghanistan twice before and swore she would never go back. But at the request of a high-level Taliban commander, the Europe Clandestine Service is sending her back to investigate … Continue reading

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The author entrepreneur is rapidly coming of age

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Author Bobby Kim is an enterprising fellow. He’s recognised the power of the author collective, whereby novelists of every genre join forces to promote themselves by giving away free books and building their mailing lists to try to engage readers … Continue reading

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Hit men, detectives, villains and victims – another book promotion hits the ground shooting from the hip

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I shouldn’t complain. Well, I’m not, really.The new phenomenon of joint author promotions is proliferating. It’s a grass roots movement of authors swamped, as are readers, with the sheer volume of books descending on the market driven by the self-publishing … Continue reading

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Help me win a publishing deal

I’ve just discovered Inkitt, a new website where readers can review books, some of which will get published and promoted by the platform. So, if you can go to the books listed below and leave a review only of a … Continue reading

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