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Reasons to be cheerful

w00t 1 ! My fourth (published) novel, The Night of Knives , aka "the Africa book," is officially On Sale today. The official blurb: Veronica Kelly has come to Africa to start her life over. Still reeling from her divorce, she is grateful when a handsome stranger invites her on an expedition to visit gorillas in Uganda 's wild Impenetrable Forest . But the trip goes desperately wrong when the group of tourists are captured by brutal gunmen, marched into the lawless Congo , and held for ransom. Then one tourist is executed. And then another. Their abduction is only the first move in a deadly strategic game that may consume entire nations... This is a small UK hardcover printing, so you'll probably only be able to find it online at Amazon.co.uk et al and at specialty shops - the big paperback release will be in August. It's also on sale at Amazon.ca . Trade paperbacks should start appearing in the "overseas" markets ( Australia, NZ, South Africa,

Haiti, Haight, I got a new complaint

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Well, I just got back an I wish I never leave now (where'd you go?) Who dat martian arrival at the airport? (where'd you go?) How many local dollars for a local anaesthetic? (where'd you go?) The johnny on the corner was very sympathetic (where'd you go?) I went to the place where every white face Is an invitation to robbery An sitting here in my safe European Canadian home I don't wanna go back there again Wasn't I lucky n' wouldn't it be loverly? (where'd you go?) Send us all cards, have a laying in on sunday (where'd you go?) I was there for two weeks, so how come I never tell (where'd you go?) That natty dread drinks at the Sheraton hotel? (where'd you go?) I went to the place where every white face Is an invitation to robbery An sitting here in my safe European Canadian home I don't wanna go back there again Now they got the sun, an they got the palm trees They got the weed, an they got the taxis Whoa, the harder they com