Posts Tagged 'historical thriller'

In the footsteps of Anna Popov; an exciting journey into remote outback Australia. A writer’s journey 2

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Art and Science meet Literature at the Vivid Ideas Festival, Sydney, 2017

The cover of The Hidden Genes of Professor K featured recently on the big screen at a Vizbi presentation in Sydney as part of the famous VIVID Ideas Festival.I was invited to make a presentation about the book cover which was designed in collaboration with the data visualisation team at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research here in Sydney. The cover is an excellent example of art and science reaching out to meet literature and shows the P53 gene winding ... Read more →
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Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman; “Journey of the Book” 4

The 'Journey of the Book" continues. This blog takes us to Venice and completes the story about the shocking event that occurred in the Topkai Palace in Istanbul on 16 January 1595, the night the sultan, Murad III died. The scene is now set for Jack Rogan's next epic adventure - 'Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman,' which I am writing at the moment. This will be Book 4 in the Jack Rogan Mysteries. Going forward, I will share ... Read more →
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The Key to the Attic; a Writer’s Journey 1

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I can still remember my tenth birthday most vividly. It was the day I was given the key to my grandfather’s attic. The key was certainly impressive; heavy, intricate and huge, like the key of a castle gate, I thought at the time. And in some ways it was just that. It opened the door to a magic world.The attic in my grandfather’s hunting lodge in Austria was a wonderland; especially for a young boy. Just to get to it ... Read more →
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Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman; Journey of the Book” 3

This is a continuation of my blog of April 16 in which I told you about an extraordinary event that occurred in the Topkai Palace in Istanbul on 16 January 1595, the night the sultan, Murad III died. You will recall that this shocking event inspired me to write the book. Enjoy!II. Sunrise‘It’s done,’ said Gazanfer Ağa as the first rays of the morning sun banished the darkness, giving the still waters of the harbour below the palace a pinkish ... Read more →
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