Kudos to the Passion of Writing How a talented self-publisher was fondly remembered Yasmin Butt’s warm nature connected her with people, made even strangers open up to her. How much she meant to the ones closest to hear became apparent to me 10 days ago. At Yeading Library family, friends and fellow authors gathered to […]
The thriller reviewer on krimicouch.de read “Belfast Central” and was very impressed with my debut novel. The reviewer gave 70 out of 100 points. Reader ratings are even higher: on average Belfast Central got 83 out of 100 points! Fit in German? Read more.
The production of the German audiobook of Belfast Central is in progess. I already listened to first snippets and I’m more than happy. Thanks to the two narrators! Yes, two narrators. After all, Belfast Central is set in two timelines and in two perspectives.
“Belfast Central is a captivating story about fates during the troubles in Northern Ireland. The thriller was written by the young local writer A.K. Amherst.”
Book recommendation in the Austrian Lifestyle Magazin “die Steirerin”: “Local writer A.K. Amherst invested 11 years in the research of her book. The result is worth seeing or better said: worth reading. Paramedic Ryan, the son of a Northern-Irish gunsmith family, barely survives an attack of the IRA. The closer he gets to the reasons […]
On the German book platform krimicouch.de I am giving away a lot of background information about “Belfast Central”. How did I came up with the idea of writing this book? Why dive into the topic of the Northern Ireland Conflict? How did I do the research from afar? You are fit in German? Keep reading.
The German website booknerds.de comprises of book bloggers who review selected works of writers. The German edition of Belfast Central belongs to “the chosen ones” and its review was incredible! “The writer was able to create a heated atmosphere. As a reader I sat on the fence watching the ruthless violence around me with disbelieve.” […]
The Alliance for Independent Authors was a huge support for me when I started my self-publishing journey. In podcasts and personal Skype sessions I received a lot of valuable tipps about self-publishing and writing itself. Since I published “Belfast Central” in German and English, I learned a lot about both markets. I also identified certain […]
Two write my debut novel in two timelines and in two perspectives was a big challenge regarding its dramatic composition. With the so-called hero’s journey – a common theory in literature – I created two separate stories and interwined them later on. I am sharing my experiences in my guest blog on writing.ie. It was […]
Belfast 1933, Adam, a Catholic runaway trying to get by in Belfast, finds himself drawn into the world of the IRA. Read excerpt