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'The Snoutsfield Project': The latest from Roger Long

                                                    The Snoutsfield Project: A Synopsis

 

There are two intertwined stories in this book. The first centres on the village of Snoutsfield in Sussex.  The village was established at the beginning of the nineteenth century by Sir William Preston, a landowner and entrepreneur who had been exiled by his family and friends in Cornwall because of his sexual activities with the young girls in the village where he lived. On…

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Added by Roger Long on December 3, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Charlie Bristle 3

It is now December 2014 and Christmas is fast approaching and with it some good British winter weather: a crisp cold feel to the air and sunshine! The 3rd in the Charlie Bristle trilogy has been available for just over a year. As before it is published by the lovely folk at Mirador publishing and is called, 'Put Your Pens Down'. In the next week or so Mirador are also publishing my latest work, 'The Snoutsfield Project' which have various elements including a murder mystery, a romantic story…

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Added by Roger Long on December 3, 2014 at 9:43pm — No Comments

We just keep trying

It is no easier to promote sales of e-books than it was 4 years ago.  Personally I still like to browse bookshops, charity shops, flea markets and libraries for books I want to read and only go to e-books when I know what I want. I heard someone recently saying that the internet is a good place to get books you know you want but bookshops etc are the best places to get books you didn't know you wanted. I don't know the answer to this except that it appears that i am probably in a minority…

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Added by Roger Long on December 9, 2013 at 11:06pm — No Comments

The End of Charlie bristle?

This is my first visit to Authors.com for several months for various reasons. Mirador have now published the last in the series of 3 books about Charlie Bristle. I am now working on something completely different but I am toying with the idea of a Charlie Bristle prequel, a popular trend these days. Charlie has now sadly lost his wife, as he always knew he would but then met again his first love from his college days, Carol who was by now the head of a primary school in East Sussex. He is…

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Added by Roger Long on December 9, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

More Charlie Bristle

It seems unbelievable that it is over a year since I started this Blog. There are now 2 books available about my alter ego Charlie Bristle. The second one, 'Line Up Quietly', published last year by www.belvederepublishing.co.uk is the sequel to 'Now Just Listen' published by www.miradorpublishing.co.uk and follows more of Charlie Bristle's outlandish adventures during his marriage to George. A…

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Added by Roger Long on March 3, 2013 at 9:14pm — No Comments

My First Book

My first published book is 'Now Just Listen' published by Mirador in the UK and available as a download for Amazon's Kindle. It's a humorous account (partly fictionalised) of my 3 years at a teacher training college in the 1960s. I had left an all boys grammar school with very little knowledge or understanding of girls and entered a world where the girls outnumbered the boys by at least 4 to 1, maybe more! In 3 years I learnt more than most of my contemporaries did in a lot longer. I also…

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Added by Roger Long on January 14, 2012 at 11:48pm — No Comments

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