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Simon Says edition 010/August 2017

posted on: 8 August 2017

The August 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition, I’m doing things a bit differently…and there’s a chapter from a book I’m writing.

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Simon Says edition 009/July 2017

posted on: 11 July 2017

The July 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: a look back at Pollute the Poor and where Sylvia comes in; make sure you’ve got all the books in my introductory library; augmenting my review team; and Sexy Beast.

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Simon Says edition 008/June 2017

posted on: 13 June 2017

The June 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: The Camera—what the reviews say; get Clementina while the price is low; leather floors are a thing; in what order should I read the Leathan series; and what I’m wearing this season.

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Simon Says edition 007/May 2017

posted on: 9 May 2017

The May 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: The Camera published; Why Paris; and BrainDead—a possible explanation for why politics is as it is.

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The Camera published

posted on: 9 May 2017

The Camera is now available on Amazon. Follow this link to get the book: getbook.at/camera.

Leathan Wilkey doesn’t know who murdered his friend—or why she was murdered—but he will remain tormented until he brings about some sort of justice for her.

At first, Leathan Wilkey thinks he led the killer to Anaïs.

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Simon Says edition 006/April 2017

posted on: 11 April 2017

The April 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: The Camera is now available for pre-order; have you read all the Leathan Wilkey books; join my review team; and The Power of the Dog.

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The Camera available for pre-order

posted on: 10 April 2017

Leathan Wilkey doesn’t know who murdered his friend—or why she was murdered—but he will remain tormented until he brings about some sort of justice for her.

The Camera by Simon Cann, the fourth book in the Leathan Wilkey series, is now available for pre-order from Amazon.

You can read more, including the first chapter, by heading over to Simon Cann dot com.

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Simon Says edition 005/March 2017

posted on: 14 March 2017

The March 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: Simon Says: looking inside my head; Boniface Box Set; The Camera, the cover; Madeleine McCann; Reconsidering ebooks.

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Simon Says edition 004/February 2017

posted on: 14 February 2017

The February 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: Diplomatic Baggage available in all bookstores; Have you got all of the books in my free introductory library?; The Camera, coming soon; The Hero Fails; If not Amazon, then…; Jealousy and Envy; The Camera: chapter one.

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Simon Says edition 003/January 2017

posted on: 10 January 2017

The January 2017 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: Writing Bag Man; Reasons to forgive Don Cheadle and Devil in a Blue Dress; Amazon Echo.

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Bag Man published

posted on: 13 December 2016

Bag Man, a new Leathan Wilkey novella is published today. It is available for free download from simoncann.com/bag

Take the bag. Give it to the nasty man. Bring back the kid.

Leathan Wilkey has been hired to make a ransom exchange.

He has the cash, a car, and a phone so the kidnappers can direct him to the location of the exchange for the seven-year-old boy. But it soon becomes clear that there are two groups demanding the ransom, and they can’t both have the kid.

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Simon Says edition 002/December 2016

posted on: 13 December 2016

The December 2016 edition of Simon Says, my monthly readers’ group communiqué, is out today.

In this month’s edition: Bag Man published; Simon Cann’s introductory library; Clementina available in all bookstores; The kernel of an idea; Goliath.

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Simon Says: readers' group communiqué

posted on: 8 November 2016

Today I’m launching my new monthly communiqué for members of my readers’ group: Simon Says. You can read the first edition here: simoncann.com/simon-says-001.

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Diplomatic Baggage published

posted on: 4 October 2016

Diplomatic Baggage is now available on Amazon. Follow this link to get the book: getBook.at/diplomatic.

Leathan Wilkey thinks he has been framed for murder by the victim’s father

Leathan Wilkey has been hired by a diplomat to find a nineteen-year-old.

“He’s the son of a friend—I’m doing a favor,” says the diplomat, who gives Leathan the teenager’s name and a photo and tells him where the kid usually hangs out.

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Diplomatic Baggage available for pre-order

posted on: 6 September 2016

Leathan Wilkey thinks he has been framed for murder by the victim’s father

Diplomatic Baggage by Simon Cann, the second book in the Leathan Wilkey series, is now available for pre-order from Amazon.

You can read more, including the first chapter, by heading over to Simon Cann dot com.

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Clementina blog tour

posted on: 25 July 2016

Over the next month I’ll be talking to some book bloggers about my new book, Clementina. Come along to find out more about the book, my writing, and the life of an author.

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Get Clementina for free

posted on: 25 July 2016

For the next five days (until Friday 29 July 2016) you can get Clementina, the first book in the Leathan Wilkey series, for free.

Yes, free.

Head over to Amazon and get your copy now.

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Clementina published

posted on: 14 June 2016

Leathan Wilkey has been hired to babysit Clementina, a seventeen-year-old whose rich daddy is going through a messy divorce and is over-compensating.

Leathan soon tires of her spending habits, her selfie obsession, and her social media preoccupation as his ward drags him from shop to boutique to jeweler.

But when Clementina snaps her fingers and her boyfriend doesn’t come running, something is up. He doesn’t appear because he’s been murdered.

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Long Lunch published

posted on: 29 September 2015

“Let’s have lunch tomorrow,” said the email, but when Montbretia arrived at her friend’s office he wasn’t there.

“When did he leave?” Montbretia asked the receptionist.

“Monday,” came the reply.

“No. I mean, when did he leave for lunch?”

“Monday,” repeated the receptionist. “He left at lunchtime on Monday.”

“But today’s Wednesday,” said Montbretia.

The receptionist’s face softened with a look of amusement as she tried to sympathize with Montbretia’s embarrassment. “A long lunch.”

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High Five published

posted on: 21 August 2015

Montbretia was there; she saw what happened. The pickpocket went down, but that wasn’t enough to stop Curtis’s fists from flying. And when she pulled Curtis away, the other guy just laid on the side of the street. Inert. Barely breathing.

Now the victim’s comrades—who have seen their friend grievously wounded and have lost their source of income—want to talk with Curtis. But the only person they can find is Montbretia, and they aren’t sure whether she’s telling the truth when she says she doesn’t know where Curtis has gone.

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