Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Win a signed copy of 'Snakehead' by Peter May

Ha, that got your attention didn't it!!!

Novel Journey, one of Writer's Digest 101 Most Valuable Websites for Writers, is carrying an interview with my Dad today. The best comment on the blog will win a free signed copy of 'Snakehead' but you had better be quick because I'm not sure how long the competition will be running for. (If you don't win you can always buy a copy here)

In other Peter May writely news

*warning: shameless plug coming up*

"The Blackhouse", a dark, psychological thriller set on a remote Scottish island, is being published in France in October under the title "L'île des chasseurs des oiseaux". (It has not been published in English yet....yep, so a book written in English about a Gaelic-speaking community will make its first published appearance in French.....you know it makes sense!!?!!)

"Virtually Dead", a thriller set in the virtual world, Second Life, will be published in the States in January. (He actually established a detective agency in Second Life in order to do research for the book. This is a picture of his avatar Flick)

In February, the fifth China Thriller, "The Runner", will make its debut appearance in the States. (You can buy past ones here)

The fourth Enzo Files book, "Freeze Frame", will be published in the US in April. This is the fourth in a series about a Scotsman in France solving French cold cases and you can buy the past ones here. (oh, and the entire series has just been bought by the major German publisher, Kindler...so if your in Germany please keep a look out for them!!)

If you are interested in knowing more...please visit his website which can be found here


ladyfi said...

Wow - your dad ROCKS!

And what a lot of books he has written...

Carol and Chris said...

Ladyfi - He will be so chuffed that you said that!!

He has indeed written a lot of books...they are good...you should give them a go :-)

C x

French Fancy said...

Hello Carol, proud daughter of a proud father. I don't know if I ever mentioned how cool your dad looked in his stir fry video.

Carol and Chris said...

French Fancy - Hehehe, I was just upset by the way he said Marinade!! Did you go and leave a comment?

C x

Kevin Mullins said...

Wow Carol - you dad does indeed rock! Top site to be reviewed on. You obviously have a talent strip running right the way through your family!

Ann said...

yep, so a book written in English about a Gaelic-speaking community will make its first published appearance in French.....you know it makes sense!!?!!)

Well it makes sense to me.

Carol and Chris said...

Kevin - Awwww, that is a lovely thing to say!! Thank you :-)

Ann - LOL, I'm starting to get a bit worried about you!!

C x

Ann said...

Carol, that's what nepotism is for.

Cool dad, and Scottish, what more could you ask for, is yur mammy Scottish as well, fried mars bars, I think she is.

Debs said...

What a successful chap your father is. No wonder you're so proud of him.

HelenMHunt said...

Yey for your Dad! Loads of exciting stuff happening.

Carol and Chris said...

Ann - You got to do what you can!!

Yep, Mum's Scottish too :-)

Debs - He's worked bloody hard to get where he is....I couldn't do what he does!!

Helen - He still has to go through the same process as everyone else to get published so it's great that he's got so many books coming out!!

C x

Ann said...

Starting to get worried about myself here Carol, it really did make sense to me ha!!.

Silver said...

That's really impressive with the books your dad had to his name. Also, when i saw your e mail written out like that (on the side bar, left me chuckling ..i know that one. Had the same problem recently went i left it on my comment page and wham!! floodgates of spam just opened before me..)

one Day at a Time

Carol and Chris said...

Ann - LOL...I think perhaps you might have to go and see someone about that!!!

Silver - Welcome and thanks for leaving a comment (will pop over to yours directly!!).

Ohhh, there is nothing worse than being bombarded with rubbish....I got loads of e-mails offering me loans, viagra or breast enlargements which, to me, seemed a rather odd combination.

C x

JJ Beattie said...

Are you on commission hon?

Carol and Chris said...

JJ - LOL...no...but I should be!!! :-)

C x

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