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Next great review of German Book Blogger

2nd of June, 2018

The praise for Belfast Central continues. The next German-speaking book blogger writes a remarkable review about the thriller.

“Curiously I started reading and was drawn into the story right away … the characters are tangible and authentic and it’s fun to follow the main character into his adventure.”

Read the whole (German) review here.

‘Belfast Central’ loved by Swiss Book Blogger

29th of May, 2018

Belfast Central left quite an impression on the swiss book blogger of livricieux.

“With Belfast Central the writer A.K. Amherst created a gripping story that mixes fiction with historical events. The atmosphere is tense, well done.”

You’re fit in German?

Read full German review here.

Reading at German-Irish Society in Bonn

26th of May, 2018

On Saturday I had my first German reading and I tell you it was a blast! At the German-Irish Society in Bonn (Germany) I met a group of amazing people who share my passion for Ireland and history. Thanks for an unforgetable evening!

Find out more about the German-Irish Society here.

Interview with The Writing Greyhound

15th of May, 2018

Recently, I had the chance to chat with book blogger Lorna of The writing greyhound.

We talked about the passion of reading and writing and the release of my debut novel Belfast Central.

Read more.


‘Belfast Central’ praised by German Book Blogger

3rd of May, 2018

The platform unites a remarkable group of book bloggers who review books special enough to draw their attention. The German edition of Belfast Central was one of those books and received its first remarkable German review.

“The author manages to capture the thrilling atmosphere very well. As a reader you have the feeling that you are standing between the fronts. Bewildered you witness the violenc around you.”

You are solid in German?

Read German review here.


A.K. Amherst interviewed by Quantum of Light Magazine

23rd of April, 2018

I was delighted to meet Dr Marina Nani, the Editor in Chief of The Quantum of Light Magazine, at the London Book Fair this year. Great Person, great magazine, great interview.

Who is A. K. Amherst? 

A storyteller. I love crafting characters, write about people like you and me and send them on a very unique journey. I always loved to play with ideas in my mind and my writing channels that.

Read the whole interview.


First Book Blogger Review praises ‘Belfast Central’

23rd of April, 2018

‘A story of staying true to yourself, of building relationships, of bridging differences across a divide. It is the very human element, the characters themselves (both primary and secondary) that made this such an extraordinarily memorable read for me,’ Tracy Terry about Belfast Central.

Read the whole review.


Book launch at London Book Fair 2018

10th of April 2018

Belfast Central was launched at the London Book Fair exactly 20 years after the Good Friday Agreement was signed – the peace treaty that officially ended the Northern Ireland Conflict. Three days of networking, giving interviews and signing books. The experience was phenominal and the attention received was overwhelming.

Interested to find out more?

Read the Press Release

First Author Interview published

6th of April, 2018

The first interview about Belfast Central was done by book blogger Linda (of Linda’s Book Bag). We chatted about the newly released thriller and important research learnings. What a delightful talk! Thanks for having me Linda!

Read full interview:

Staying in with A. K. Amherst

Reading at Uxbridge Library

6th of April, 2018

The first reading of Belfast Central took place in the Uxbridge Library, London, on Friday the 6th of April – four days before its official release. The open mic night was the perfect opportunity to introduce the book to a remarkable community of visitors and fellow-artists.