Reviews For Seventeen.

 

5.0 out of 5 stars Raw and Twisted!, May 30, 2013
By Vonda Norwood (California, USA) – See all my reviews
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This review is from: SEVENTEEN. (Kindle Edition)
Everything about this gritty short story reminds me of its author. Danny Kemp is a versatile writer/character! What I enjoy mostly about his stories is his character development. Even in a short story, the reader connects with the characters in a way that brings them to life. You can hear their voices, picture what they look and even smell like. They seem too real to be fictional.
Gotta love a story that makes ya ask the author, “This is a true story, huh?” 😀

About the story: It’s not a gentle walk in the park kind of thing. It’s really a no holes bared, honest and twisted tale that begins with a botched robbery.

I loved how the ending left me with a big grin and a sarcastic idea of what “Vice Squad” means. :-/

Great job, Danny!!!

5.0 out of 5 stars A Tale Well Told., 29 May 2013

By Mrs. S. E. Birch “Chrib” (Yorkshire, England) – See all my reviews
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This review is from: SEVENTEEN. (Kindle Edition)
I understand the author was once a policeman and it shows…his knowledge shines through in this story in three parts. Very enjoyable and highly recommended reading.

(UK) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00CWKHCG6/ref=rdr_kindle_ext_tmb

(US) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CWKHCG6/ref=rdr_kindle_ext_tmb

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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