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For me, writing is a compulsion... I'm just fortunate that it is a compulsion that I enjoy.

Agents, publishers, eccentric millionaires, please don't be shy to send me a message to discuss "Big Fish" or any of my other writing projects at:
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favourite books

The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton
Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

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Big Fish

Andrew Osmond

Become a ‘backpacker in peril’ on the paradise island of Bora Bora, as one by one your fellow travellers begin to mysteriously disappear…


Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy to cover up a fatal road accident, and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden. Things begin to look even more perilous for Stuart as one-by-one his co-conspirators begin to mysteriously disappear...

You may travel to the ends of the Earth, but you can never travel far enough to escape your own guilt.

For wannabe globe-trotters, armchair travellers and mystery fans, alike.

(Total word count is 80,000)

 

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I wrote 1754 days ago

I have found Liminality a very original and poetic read - lovely evocative descriptions that give me a real sense of place, and the link between photography and memories is one that I have always considered ripe for great literary and philosophical exploration. Altogether a fascinating and interest... view book

I wrote 1760 days ago

Dear Toscka, 'Ballard meets the Beach' brings with it a high expectation, as I am a massive fan of Ballard and a quiet fan of The Beach. Expectations were well and truly met in Shalimar, though. I found your dialogue quickly drew the reader into the story and both the setting and story convincing ... view book

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"It's just bird poo" has now become an awful Ohrwurm that will not leave me rest. I always enjoy the humour and intelligence of your writing and Knights in the Garden of Spayne is no exception. All the best, Andrew. view book

I wrote 1804 days ago

Dear Martin, My House on the Fjord is an enchanting, lyrical read, powered along by strong descriptive passages and backed by a great imagination. All best wishes, Andrew. view book

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Dear Marit, I have thoroughly enjoyed Diary of a Would-Be-Protagonist and, like so many other people on this site, can entirely empathize with the mindset that must have led to the story. It has made me return to my old filing cabinet of forgotten writing just to make sure 'past friends' are doing ... view book

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