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La Belle Suisse: Meet Dodie

La Belle Suisse by Dodie La Mirounette and Jack Dey; Christian fiction suspense

  G’day everyone, I’m Jack Dey and welcome to a special La Belle Suisse pre-release interview with my co-author, Dodie La Mirounette.

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Hope in the things I can’t see (plus FREE colouring page)

G’day To all my readers who are eagerly awaiting the arrival of my seventh novel, La Belle Suisse, and may suspect the authors have taken an extended sabbatical, I can only offer in our defence: no news is good news.

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A very Merry Christmas and a gift from Jack Dey

The Valley of Flowers by Jack Dey; fabulous Christian fiction

G’day, It’s hard to believe another year has almost come and gone. For some, the sojourn  has not been altogether pleasant and the stony path has blistered and traumatised tired feet. We are bombarded every day by the Evil One’s

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What are you peddling?

G’day, As I watched another disappointed salesman dejectedly turn his back from my door and saunter back down my driveway, I consider his plight. The fact he didn’t get to say more than hi before my… no thanks … stopped him

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The world stands still when the Editor trembles

G’day As my fifth novel, The Legend of Ataneq Nanuq, heads off to the editing team, writer’s grief sets in. This is a curious, but factual process that some writers go through when a beloved manuscript leaves home and pushes headlong

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You really do have the music in you

So many times I hear the caustic words of my childhood echoing through my ambivalent, adult mind; and quiver as another tempest of wrong thought erupts into a spiral of cataclysmic destruction.

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Lewis Carroll and the Two Extremes of Jabberwocky

G’day One of the joys of being a Christian Indie Author is time spent in researching a topic. The meandering path leads through convoluted and sometimes confusing terrain and it is always wise to seek Papa’s guidance before plunging into

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Richest man in the cemetery

G’day, The life of an Indie author is at best unpredictable. Many people read your work and keep their valuable opinions to themselves, thinking that their contribution to an author’s journey is of no consequence. In fact, nothing could be

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Writing with a friend in a ‘novel’ way

G’day With the launch of my third book, Aunt Tabbie’s Wings, only a couple of weeks ago and the finished manuscript of The Secrets of Black Dean Lighthouse now with the editing team, what better way to relax than write another

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Of Delinquents and Bull Elephants… Happy Fathers’ Day!

G’day Many documented trials have now been undertaken on game parks and zoological institutions, regarding delinquent behaviours due to lack of bulls or fathers in herd elephants.

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‘They’… are in big trouble.

G’day Ever noticed when someone has something critical to say, it is always directed at they?

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Searching for Carissa… can you help?

G’day, One of my avid readers has just read the sample chapters for Paradise Warrior, on Smashwords. They have challenged me, proposing that Paradise Warrior has a  prophetic tone to it, in light of recent world events unfolding, after the

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Caution: The Spillway opens at Noon

Jack

G’day, As many who walk the  road know, the plight of an author can be a harrowing walk. Before I started off on this rocky track with my walking frame and Nike sprinters, I thought platform was somewhere you waited

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Blame it on the washing machine.

Jack

G’day Have you ever been caught with your hand in the cookie jar? Really!

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Maybe it’s just science

It’s official. The secrets have been declassified and yes, America is about to break free of its foundations. Large ropes have been thrown across the border into Canada, to hold the United States of America in place. Although groups of

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Off again, on again, Finnegan

Jack

G’day One of the many dilemmas facing authors, is how to engage your reader. Too many words are just as bad as too little. Wrong choice of words and not enough of the right words and your reader will snore

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I am afraid of words

Jack

G’day Have you ever said anything that has been misconstrued or taken out of context?

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DON’T YOU DARE SAY THAT TO ME!!!!!

G’day, One of the enjoyable aspects of writing fiction stories is researching and learning about different cultures. For instance in most places in the world, pointing a finger directly at someone is considered the epitome of rudeness. In other places,

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Don’t try this at home!

The screen door slammed against the wall, burying the bronze handle into the red brick, sending red brick powder drifting helplessly to the ground. This was a common occurrence in a house that had grown accustomed to large groups of

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People in Storms need a Friend

G’Day, So you like Tofu? What has Tofu got to do with a blog on adventure? Come on Jack, give me a break! it’s been a long week. As I sit writing, I look out my window into our overgrown jungle

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La Belle Suisse by Dodie La Mirounette & Jack Dey - If you have a price, the devil has a cheque book! - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - we invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as we did writing it. Dodie & Jack

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The Valley of Flowers by Jack Dey - A gentle, easy read that will captivate your heart and hold it prisoner as it pleads with every word to take you deeper into an enchanted world of mystery, valour, romance and redemption - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - I invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Jack
The Legend of Ataneq Nanuq by Jack Dey - When injustice and fear collide it has a name… Ataneq Nanuq. A disturbing mystery - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - I invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Jack
The Secrets of Black Dean Lighthouse by Jack Dey - Adventure. Danger. Intrigue. Love. Courage. Redemption. Come on the journey but be warned, once you are onboard there is no turning back and the consequences will leave your head spinning. A haunting mystery with a sting in its tail - Christian Fiction available in paperback & ebook - I invite you to lose yourself in a sample chapter and enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Jack
Aunt Tabbie's Wings by Jack Dey - available in paperback & ebook
Paradise Warrior by Jack Dey - now available in paperback & ebook
Mahina by Jack Dey - released November 2013 - now available in paperback & ebook
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