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An alternative to Amazon?

In the books department that is…  Currently, with some books, Amazon are saying there will be delays with deliveries.  So friends, look elsewhere.  To other online  booksellers,  like BooksEtc at www.booksetc.co.uk , and the Book Depository at www.bookdepository.com; who have copies in the UK ready to distribute.  All of which begs a question. 

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November, December and Jack Shepherd

We have a pre Christmas release for the second Jack Shepherd thriller.  CHANGING THE ODDS comes out during the first week in December.

I seem to have settled into this crime novelist scene.  I’m being drawn away, slowly but inescapably, from my original day job in TV and films,

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into autumn….

Going into autumn 2015 with 2 new crime novels about to be published – the second Jack Shepherd book CHANGING THE ODDS , published by Oak Tree Press  and ONE FIGHT AT A TIME (about an American GI in Bristol after the end of World War Two), published by Endeavour Press.

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An Interesting Year…

Hi Comrades

A lot has been happening in 2014.   In my new day job as well as the old one.   So chronologically…

We opened our new village cinema “The Majestic” in January, with a screening of Ben Affleck’s terrific film  ARGO.

CLOSING THE DISTANCE was published in February,

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The Strange World of Gurney Slade

I’ve just re-visited this forgotten work of genius by the late great Anthony Newley.   An ITV comedy series from the 1960s shot (amazingly) on  35 mm film.

A sitcom actor, fed up with the desperately un-funny stuff he is doing, walks out of the TV studio into a world of his own invention.

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Noir in Bath

Last Saturday I co-hosted a noir afternoon in Bath Central Library.  Very successful.  Good pieces of new work read out and discussed

Congratulations to Bath Libraries for setting up ALL their writing workshops.

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Jack Shepherd 2

Folks,

Now halfway through the 2nd Jack Shepherd thriller – “Changing the Odds”.  And currently no excuses for indolence, or leaving the pc to claim a walk is a good idea – wind raging, and rain blowing horizontally past my study window.

Thanks to all who have bought “Closing the Distance”,

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Arts and Crafts house

More than a third of the way through second Jack Shepherd novel.   A great weekend.   Saturday spent with old friends who have moved to an Arts and Crafts built house in the Forest of Dean.  Back to work refreshed.

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Big print and audio

News about “Closing the Distance”.  Going into BIG PRINT and Audio.

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The Second Jack Shepherd Book

“Changing the Odds”, the second Jack Shepherd, novel is under way.

Shepherd’s old friend, retired bookie Joe Marsh, disappears; leaving a pool of blood on the hall floor; his car still in the garage; his laptop, wallet and everything to identify him, in his study.

Is he dead,

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Jeff Dowson on Twitter

Huge thanks to Williams & Whiting for new 3 book deal. First up "One Fight At A Time" featuring new character Ed Grover. A 2nd Grover to follow and then a new Jack Shepherd. A busy 2018 ahead.

Out now @KarlaForbes 's 4th Nick Sullivan thriller The Gift of Death - an exciting rollercoaster ride of a thriller about what happens when charity donations get embezzled and are used to fund a politcal overthrow
https://t.co/vO5bMTTrlW

Image for the Tweet beginning: Out now @KarlaForbes 's 4th

Helen.... Thanks for the note and re-tweet. A pleasure to read "Taking Liberties".

@TripFiction @damppebbles @Jeff_Dowson Thank you for this. The review perfectly encapsulates everything I try to do in my writing ❤️

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