Danny Kemp.

I did intend to write some more stories here tonight from ‘The View From The Cab, page or ‘The Precocious Chid’ one, but somehow or other the night seems to have slipped away without me noticing. I will however tell one story of how my disposition and views on life were changed for me.
When I first married, at about the age of twenty-five, I used to pick my wife up from her work and we would travel home together. Once there I would plant myself in front of a TV screen, or read a book, oblivious to what she was doing. One night she came and found me, and at first I couldn’t understand why she was berating me so. “If you think that you will spend the rest of our days together sitting on your fat bum (that was a lie because it wasn’t fat then, but I’ll let that pass) whilst I run around waiting on you, then you better change that idea pretty quick” she screamed. I, having been used to my mother doing exactly as my wife was then doing, had never given my selfishness one thought. She was right of course and I did make that change. But how many of us just put up with things, frightened of the consequences of standing up for ourselves?


About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp’s introduction to the world of espionage and mystery happened at an early age when his father was employed by the War Office in Whitehall, London, at the end of WWII. However, it wasn’t until after his father died that he showed any interest in anything other than himself! 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.
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