A Blog Review of Why? A Complicated Love


Why A Complicated Love
by Daniel Kemp
My rating: 4.5 stars
Publisher: Creativia; 1 edition (February 24, 2014)
Publication Date: February 24, 2014
Genre: Suspense
Print Length: 87 pages
Available from: Amazon
Why? Is a story set in a web of despair, sex, unreachable emotion and love.
One man’s crippling injuries, caused by an unprovoked, vicious attack, ruins the lives of everyone around him. This includes Terry Meadows, a nineteen-year-old boy who falls in love with the main character’s daughter Laura, twenty-seven years before the opening of the story.
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.
Why? A Complicated Love by Daniel Kemp

Why A Complicated LoveNineteen-year-old Terry thought it was his lucky night when a beautiful, older woman took him home for a night of uncomplicated sex. He hadn’t expected to meet Sammy’s daughter, Laura or to feel something akin to love at first sight.

Terry also hadn’t planned on the twisted control and domination of Laura’s father, a man whose poisoned mind and crippled body would dictate Terry’s future, with the caveat he was NOT to touch Laura. Welcome to the dark world of Daniel Kemp’s gritty and dark romantic tale, WHY? A COMPLICATED LOVE, a story spanning decades and fated to end tragically, yet fittingly in so many ways.

Daniel Kemp doesn’t shy away from raw details or human flaws and weaknesses. He also doesn’t apologize for making his readers uncomfortable or for the shock value he creates as we are left shaking our heads at how these events could have played out this way. Mr. Kemp is a master at storytelling for adults.

Short, but intense, WHY? is one of those reads that will stick in your head as you toy with “why” it had to end this way or so soon…




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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