The View From The Cab.

The view from the cab
Many moons ago, the back seat in a London Taxi used to be covered in a black shiny vinyl that became more and more polished as more people rode in that cab and, this was long before seat-belts were fitted. When I first started to drive a cab, I hired one that had such a bench seat. One day there was an elderly, slight lady sitting in the back when I turned right into a corner. I watched her slide bolt upright, expressionless, from the nearside to the offside in the rear-view mirror. She never passed a comment, although I expected one, and all I could imagine was that she had become accustomed to this excitement.
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About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp, ex-London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver never planned to be a writer, but after his first novel —The Desolate Garden — was under a paid option to become a $30 million film for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company what else could he do? Nowadays he is a prolific storyteller and in May 2018 his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? became 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 best; 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, been described as —the new Graham Green — by a managerial employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of signing events, and he has appeared on ‘live' television in the UK.
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