Author Archives: Daniel Kemp

About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp is a member of The Society of Authors. His 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 ten of his novels are now published by CNext Chapter with the tenth novel being a two-part ending to the Heirs and Descendants Series. A Covenant of Spies completed the four-book series alongside: What Happened In Vienna, Jack? Once I Was A Soldier and A Widow's Son. 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, the 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 two novellas he wrote, 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 his first novel. There is no morality to be found in evil. But to recognise that which is truly evil one must forget the rules of morality. Amazon Author Page He is fond of writing Quotes and a collection of his can be found here---

Variety is the Spice of Life by Sally Cronin

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I have long been a fan of Sally Cronin’s writing, so it was with great enthusiasm that I read her November 2022 release, Variety is the Spice of Life, whose title is delightfully appropriate…

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Maybe! It’s maybe in the shadows when life is at its darkest.Maybe it hides in the mind when you’re feeling insecure.It’s maybe only there when you’re at your lowest.Maybe that’s when love will find you and offer a cure. © … Continue reading

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Two New Novels!

Two New Full Novels—In the Heirs and Descendants Series Books number Three and Four Lord Harry Paterson is back on MI6 duties and once again, he needs Judith Meadows. What Comes Before — My Truth, Your Lies —

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Am I Worthwhile

Am I Worthwhile? Don’t laugh, don’t laugh, please don’t laugh at meWhen your laugh is fuelled by my anxiety.Why do you torment me when you can’t explainWhat it is I have to deal with, with my invisible pain. Depression is … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – January 2023 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp – #Marriage and #Fottles

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Author Daniel Kemp has been entertaing us over the last three years with his funnies on his Facebook page and head over to follow Danny Kemp  .. Always a place to find funnies and…

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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Music Column – The Big Band Era with William Price King and Sally Cronin 1930s – Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson and The Charleston

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Welcome to the new series of the music column where I am joined as always by Jazz singer and composer William Price King.  We hope you will join us every Tuesday for some of…

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Kate Rhodes: The Locked-Island Mysteries

Originally posted on Auntiemwrites Crime-Mystery Author M K Graff :
Kate Rhodes has been a favorite author of Auntie M’s, starting with her compelling Alice Quentin series. Now that’s she’s branched out to her Locked-Island Mysteries, set in the Scilly Isles,…

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Smorgasbord Book Promotions – New Book on the Shelves – #Techno #Thriller What Comes Before (Heirs And Descendants Book 3) by Daniel Kemp

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Delighted to share the news of the latest release by Daniel Kemp…a thriller What Comes Before (Heirs And Descendants Book 3) About the book Lord Harry Paterson, Sheriff of the County of Yorkshire, is…

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What Comes Before

If you have already read about this book being released this week then, please, feel free to disregard the following. However, before you go, this may be of interest to those who find the marketing and promotion of their work … Continue reading

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I started to write this particular book in 2019, shortly after the publication of my last one which was the fourth in a series named Lies and Consequences. With that series completed, my mind turned to the first two novels … Continue reading

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