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.

Open Book Blog Hop – Amazing word usages in books

Discuss: It never fails to amaze me that ALL the books ever written are made up of just twenty six letters. When I saw this prompt, my first thought was how amazing the word usage is in some books and…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – April 30th 2021 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp – Onions and other Favourite Things

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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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Two for Nothing

FREE — Both novels in the Heirs and Descendants Series DESOLATE GARDEN & PERCY CROW are FREE—Until 5th May Murder Mystery Conspiracy mybook.to/HeirsandDescendants

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wondrous.

Originally posted on I didn't have my glasses on….:
thank you sarah freligh, for your beautiful poem in this national poetry month and every month. 

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on earth day.

Originally posted on I didn't have my glasses on….:
when beautiful seasons join hands early morning, late april, michigan, usa, earth ? — “the poetry of earth is never dead.” -john keats, from ‘on the grasshopper and cricket.’

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Open a new door: a collection of poems by Kim Blades and Robbie Cheadle–A Review

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
I am delighted to offer a review of this excellent book of poetry! This book is a lovely collection of poetry from two talented writers-Kim Blades and Robbie Cheadle! Their poetry…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – April 16th 2021 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp – Treasure and Donkeys!

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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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A Book Launch From James J. Cudney

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Free Kindle

Free until Friday 9th April The Story That Had No Beginning A murder story that will keep you guessing until the very end. http://mybook.to/Nobeginning

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