Author Archives: Daniel Kemp

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.

marathon.

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confined by virus, frenchman runs a marathon on  his balcony  In the age of confinement, Elisha Nochomovitz figured out a way to run a marathon anyway – back and forth…

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What’s To Come—-

The acclaimed Italian novelist Francesca Melandri, who has been under lockdown in Rome for almost three weeks due to the Covid-19 outbreak, has written a letter to fellow Europeans “from your future”, laying out the range of emotions people are … Continue reading

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Tips & Advice: General Life – Baking With Children (Guest Post by Robbie Cheadle)

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I am over at author, James Cudney IV’s lovely blog, This is my Truth Now, with a post about baking with children. If you don’t know James, you are really missing out. He has…

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The Story That Had No Beginning Murder Mystery Suspense ‘Life is capricious enough without wild assumptions having a say in the making or the delusion of providence holding the deciding ace in any predetermination.’ http://mybook.to/Nobeginning  

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Daily Life During Covid-19 Part 3

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On the Porch Onisha Ellis It occurred to me today, that I appear to have a need to write about our daily experiences during this virus. Which is odd since coming up with…

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to the poets.

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Wole Soyinka, playwright, poet and Nobel Laureate, reads an original poem written for children at the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of…

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An Explanation Of Coronavirus

I found this on the internet. I’m neither a scientist nor medically trained so I cannot vouch for the truth in this article, however, if it’s true then I’m terrified. Good explanation of Covid 19 (Coronavirus or Wuhan Virus) Feeling … Continue reading

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Prudent or Panic?

Originally posted on Old Things R New:
On the Porch Onisha Ellis Everyone it seems has an opinion on Coronavirus. Even defining panic is controversial. Is making sure you have adequate supplies to minimize spreading the germ prudent or panic?…

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The Value of War

The Value Of War War puts no value on a conscience. But in war everyone has a price. Truth is the first cost of war Conscience travels beside those who think they’re right. People who are right die. Those that … Continue reading

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#Writephoto – Torrent

Sue Vincent’s prompt this week fit perfectly with one of my poems from the poetry collection I contributed to, along with South African poet, Kim Blades. You can find Kim here: https://kimbladeswritingblog.wordpress.com The thunderstorm by Robbie Cheadle A deluge of…

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