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.

Desert Reflected~

In a topsy-turvy world, that spins, like a ball, in space, plants grow upside down, and fish swim in trees. Cheers to you, from a pond’s point of view~ These photos were taken over the years in California, at Borrego…

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Throwing THE BABY Out With The Bathwater – Has That EVER Happened in Your House? Brighton’s REGENCY HOUSEKEEPER offers advice..

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
In an unprecedented step this week Mrs Finnegan – the Celebrated Authority on MOST THINGS and housekeeper at?The Regency Town House?is SEEKING advice as well as handing it OUT A solid and dependable young…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – February 2021 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp – Flying first class and Shakespeare insults

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
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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Author Spotlight: Sally Cronin

Originally posted on Reade and Write:
I’m thrilled to host Sally Cronin this week on Reade and Write. Sally is the author of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories, and an incredible wealth of blog posts where you can read about…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – February 2021 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
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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A Visit from Roberta Eaton Cheadle & a Ghost!

Originally posted on Teagan's Books:
Monday, February 1, 2021  Roberta Eaton Cheadle (Image tomfoolery by Teagan) When I was a little girl, there were a few times when a group of kids would gather in the garage part of…

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FREE KINDLES

FREE——-UNTIL 2nd FEBRUARY BOTH KINDLES—in the Heirs and Descendants Series (THE DESOLATE GARDEN and PERCY CROW) ARE FREE until 2nd February Murder #Mystery #Conspiracy mybook.to/HeirsandDescendants

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines – January 28th 2021 – Hosts Debby Gies and Sally Cronin – Spiders and Gravestones

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to laughter lines with some fun from around the web from Debby Gies and a joke or two to make you smile from Sally. If you have not discovered the non-fiction books by…

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The Last Flying Cow.com

This is from a blog I follow— https://lastflyingcow.com/

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Shame! Humiliation! A Torrent of rage! Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper advises on false teeth and pig iron in the soul…

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
Yes! Mrs Finnegan is a REKNOWN Authority on the AFFAIRS OF THE HEART in addition to being housekeeper of The Regency Town House, but she can also advise on PRACTICAL concerns.  This week a woman…

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