I’ve decided to experiment with doing a few readings to camera from my first two novels, in preparation for some wider marketing and publicity for my third novel when it becomes available for pre-order next month.
Honestly, I’m really nervous about doing it but really what’s the worst that can happen? You either won’t watch or won’t like it – but some of you might.
This excerpt is a character in Beat The Rain who knows they’re about to die.
These passages are in first person and are littered throughout the book as ‘interludes’.
They always lend themselves well to a reading, but fair warning, they can be dark and quite emotional.
Goodreads Choice Awards nominee, Best Debut Author, Bestselling JHP Fiction title
Louise and Adam are trapped in an unhappy marriage, each on a path of self-destruction, moving towards inevitable tragedy. When they meet the enigmatic Jarvis, both find comfort in his easy charm. Can they save their marriage? Should they even try to?
Finalist, The People's Book Prize for Fiction, Longlisted The Guardian's Not The Booker Prize.
Dan saw Natalie's husband Joe die. So why can he still hear him? Is Dan ill or has he really been possessed by Joe? Homeless and alone, Dan decides the only way to find out for sure is to track down Joe's widow, Natalie. Can he convince her that her husband lives on inside him?