A wonderful read. Bella James has created a very realistic protagonist in Anna – she’s a complicated and yet sympathetic character. She faces huge challenges and has a few personal issues to deal with. Great use of dialogue to create tension and depth of character. The novel contains a few surprises and goes in directions you might not expect – and that’s a good thing. The themes are handled sensitively and overall the novel is uplifting. ‘The Girl Who Cried Wolf’ examines what it means to be alive, and as one character says: “The road is more difficult for some, but that does not make it less extraordinary or beautiful or worthwhile’.
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I am delighted to announce that my second novel, Revolution Day, hitherto published only as an e-book, is now available to buy in paperback! It’s priced at £6.99 in the UK, $9.99 in the US and €9.46 in the Eurozone. Here’s an all-purpose Amazon link http://authl.it/4yo
I’ll be looking to arrange a launch event for the paperback edition some time soon, so watch this space for further news!
In the meantime, I guess a short excerpt is in order. President Carlos Almanzor has ruled his country for 37 years after seizing power in a revolution. His estranged wife Juanita is writing a memoir in which she charts his regime’s descent from idealism into autocracy and repression. Here, she looks out of the house where she has been a prisoner for sixteen years…
It is just a line on the ground, a slight change in colour between the asphalt on one side and the gravel on the other…
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