Tom Kane's Blog

A word can change a mind. A sentence can change a life. A book can change the world

Ballantine Learns the Truth. It had taken Harker weeks of enquiries, bribes and threats, to find his quarry and his tireless work and diligence had finally paid off. Having confirmed a few weeks ago that Magda, or rather Maggie, was living with Mary James, Harker had started wondering about why she had moved from Blackmore’s […]

As we wander down life’s highway, we often hit a bump in the road which could be ill health, loss of a job or maybe your car just won’t start on a cold morning – been there, done that, got all the t-shirts nicely ironed, folded and sat in my drawer. Being an author is […]

The seventh of several extracts from my soon to be published science fiction novel. Title: The Ragged Edge of Time. Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate History. You can read other extracts clicking #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 or #6. Achilles Heel Admiral Ganchen was a short fat man with a propensity to sweat when nervous. By the time his […]

Though my blog posts about Living in Cyprus have now morphed into four volumes of books on that subject, the original book that sparked off the current four volumes is A Pat on his Back. This book is more about the nitty-gritty of moving to Cyprus from England and experiencing the culture shock that involved. […]

What’s one of the least expensive and yet best ways to advertise your book? It’s called content marketing and it’s an absolute must for indie authors who are not well known and who have a limited budget to use on advertising their books. All you need is a blog and the ability to write interesting […]