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About Daniel Kemp
On leaving academia he took on many roles in his working life: a London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver, but never did he plan to become a writer. Nevertheless, after a road traffic accident left him suffering from PTSD and effectively--out of paid work for four years, he wrote and self-published his first novel --The Desolate Garden. Within three months of publication, that book was under a paid option to become a $30 million film. The option lasted for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company.
All seven of his novels are now published by Creativia with the seventh--The Widow's Son, completing a three book series alongside: What Happened In Vienna, Jack? and Once I Was A Soldier. Under the Creativia publishing banner, The Desolate Garden went on to become a bestselling novel in World and Russian Literature in 2017. The following year, in May 2018, his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? was a number one bestseller on four separate Amazon sites: America, UK, Canada, and Australia.
Although it's true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows most about; murders laced by the mystery involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he writes, namely: Why? A Complicated Love, and the intriguing story titled The Story That Had No Beginning.
He is the recipient of rave reviews from a prestigious Manhattan publication and described as--the new Graham Green--by a highly placed employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of book signing events. He has also appeared on 'live' television in the UK publicising that first novel of his.
He continues to write novels, poetry and the occasional quote; this one is taken from the beginning of Once I Was A Soldier
There is no morality to be found in evil. But to recognise that which is truly evil one must forget the rules of morality.
You can contact Mr. Kemp via twitter..https://twitter.com/danielkemp6
Via FaceBook... https://www.facebook.com/dannyandpatkemp
You can also see all of his books here on Creativia... https://www.creativia.org/daniel-kemp-mystery-thriller-author.html
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Daniel Kemp's Once I Was A Soldier is a thriller brimming with international intrigue, and a story of poignant self-reflection.
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Years later, Patrick West of MI6 is assigned to investigate the operations Kudashov took part in, and discovers a shocking connection between the former Soviet Union and the Foreign And Commonwealth Office.
Can West unravel the ambiguous connection - and the final clue that disguises the information Blythe-Smith never passed on to the Secret Intelligence Service?
A robbery in London. The murder of a priest at the end of World War Two. A genocide in Namibia. The discovery of the remains of Hitler's secretary.
Something connects all this. Former British spy Jack Price knows the answer, and he's willing to die to keep the secret. The problem? He's not the only one who knows.
It’s the lies that are not heard, but kept as secrets, that own us all. Deep in the world of espionage and deception, how far is Jack willing to go to fulfill his mission?
★★★★★ - "A great spy novel with plenty of surprises and plot twists."
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Mysterious initials and an address in Leningrad - a major port in former Soviet Union - are his only clues.
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★★★★★ - "I never saw what was coming... Highly recommend this book."
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The twisted, interconnecting matrix in which Francis, Laura's father, lives, destroys and distorts his daughter's image of life beyond repair. It is a sad tragedy with an unexpected ending.
A matriz distorcida e interconectada em que Francis, o pai de Laura, vive, destrói e distorce a vida da sua filha além do reparo. É uma triste tragédia com um final inesperado.
Algo conecta todas estas cosas, y el ex espía británico Jack Price sabe la respuesta. Está dispuesto a morir para guardar el secreto, pero el problema es ... no es el único que lo sabe.
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