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.

Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – November 13th 2020 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp

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Author Daniel Kemp entertains us again with his funnies from: Danny Kemp  .. Always a place to find funnies and jokes to cheer you up… plus some satirical political commentary on politicians at home…

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Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #WWII – While the Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton.

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My review today is for  While the Bombs Fell which is written by Robbie Cheadle and her mother Elsie Hancy Eaton. About While the Bombs Fell What was it like for children growing up…

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On Your Own

The sun had disappeared in a distance sky As a woman walked home with a tear in her eye. A laugh was shared at work, but there’s no one at home. Few understand what it’s like to be really on … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans Of Mice And Men Often Go Awry

Originally posted on Just Life – Jennie Orbell:
I’ve said now, one or two times, that I’m coming back and I am . . . but I wasn’t coming back today. Today, because ‘he’ is out all day, I’d planned…

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Smorgasbord Health Column – UnSeasonal Affective Disorder – The Key elements of Activity and People by Sally Cronin

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Normally I would refer to Seasonal Affective Disorder in February as the winter months take their toll on our physical, mental and emotional health. However, reading the various reports in the media on Vitamin…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – October 30th 2020 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp

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Author Daniel Kemp entertains us again with his funnies from: Danny Kemp  .. Always a place to find funnies and jokes to cheer you up… plus some satirical political commentary. More Work Jokes Stress…

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Welcome to the #RRBC ROCKIN’ 2020 AWAY Book, Blog & Trailer Block Party! #Giveaways #DoorPrizes @Bakeandwrite

Originally posted on Robbie's inspiration:
Hi and “WELCOME” to?Rave Reviews Book Club’s BOOK, BLOG & TRAILER BLOCK PARTY?at?Watch Nonnie Write! Giveaways Here’s What I’m Giving Away Today: One (1) $25 Amazon Gift Card One (1) ebook copy of Open…

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How we changed: Then vs Now

Originally posted on TheGirlOnTheGo's Blog :
Time changes. And so do we. And with that, things we do change too. With the advancement of technology, everything is different today! Let’s check out some of them. 1) Then: Diary ?vs ?Now:…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines – October 6th 2020 – Hosts Debby Gies and Sally Cronin – Baked Beans and Magicians

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Firstly, with the results of sleuthing on the Internet are some funnies from Debby Gies followed by some jokes from Sally. D.G. Writes is where you will find an archive full of wonderful posts…

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An Awakening

It was just gone three o’clock in the morning when it happened. Continue reading

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