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Graham Parke

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Graham Parke is responsible for a number of technical publications and has recently patented a self-folding map. He has been described as both a humanitarian and a pathological liar. Convincing evidence to support either allegation has yet to be produced.

The award winning "No Hope for Gomez!" is his fiction debut.





“I'm very polite by nature, even the voices in my head let each other finish their sentences.” – from Completely Flappable


As you may know, I hold an event each year during which I give away free books and raffle off some prizes. This year I thought it would be fun to donate the proceeds as well.

A while ago it occurred to me that it’s probably not governments or big corporations that wield th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2013 09:48 • 147 views • Tags: charity, fiction, humor, kinldle, raffle
Average rating: 3.74 · 247 ratings · 125 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
No Hope for Gomez!
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 160 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Random Acts of Senseless Ki...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2010
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Unspent Time
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Clash of the Sissies
3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2009
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Completely Flappable
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2013
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Unspent Time: Omnibus
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Camden-John and the Microvortex (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 10, 2010 05:09AM
Description: The weird and officially unexcepted tale of how Camden-John and I met.
No Hope for Gomez! (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 27, 2010 08:30AM
Description: Gomez Porter is many things; a reluctant antiques dealer, an experimental drug trail participant, a stalker-stalker (someone who stalks other stalkers), but now he has become a fugitive as well. Exactly who is after him, he isn't sure. He decides to help the police infiltrate the drug trail, as many of its participants are going missing. But when the chief investigator himself disappears, Gomez decides it's best to strike out on his own. Hounded by a meddling neighbor, a phone-sex salesman (someone who… no idea), and a crazed stalker, he tries to stay alive long enough to discover the truth behind the mysterious events in his life. Oh yeah, and there's also a nurse with big boobs!
Sunday Brunch (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 18, 2010 02:08AM
Description: A strange thing happens when John visits his parents.

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Each year I hold an event in which I give away books and raffle prizes. This year I thought it'd be fun to donate the proceeds as well.

So, this December, all proceeds of all my novels go to Child Helpline International. They're pretty cool bec...more
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Each year I hold an event in which I give away books and raffle prizes. This year I thought it'd be fun to donate the proceeds as well.

So, this December, all proceeds of all my novels go to Child Helpline International. They're pretty cool bec...more
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Each year I hold an event in which I give away books and raffle prizes. This year I thought it'd be fun to donate the proceeds as well.

So, this December, all proceeds of all my novels go to Child Helpline International. They're pretty cool bec...more
Graham Parke said "yes" to attending Kindle Fire HD raffle
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Each year I hold an event in which I give away books and raffle prizes. This year I thought it'd be fun to donate the proceeds as well.

So, this December, all proceeds of all my novels go to Child Helpline International. They're pretty cool because they support toll-free child helplines world wide.

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Each participant in the event gets a free copy of my new novel and is entered in the Kindle HD Fire raffle.

To enter, simpy purchase any of my novels and forward your receipt to nohopeforg...more

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"Katy, Gwen, thanks for the 'like's ;)

Gwen, I applaud your experiment, your future looks very bright indeed. However, don't take this as an excuse not...more
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More of Graham's books…
“I'm very polite by nature, even the voices in my head let each other finish their sentences.”
Graham Parke, Unspent Time

“Instead of heading for a big mental breakdown, I decided to have a small breakdown every Tuesday evening.”
Graham Parke, No Hope for Gomez!

“I'm looking into my past lives. I'm convinced some of them still owe me money.”
Graham Parke, Unspent Time

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“I'm looking into my past lives. I'm convinced some of them still owe me money.”
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message 56: by Joy

Joy Thanks for the add ~ looking forward to reading your books! Happy reading :)


message 55: by Ben

Ben No problem. Looking forward to read No Hope when I get the time. :)


message 54: by Indrė

Indrė Karvelytė hello there, it's nice to have you as well :)


Cristiane Serruya Hello Graham,
Thanks for the invite.
Cris :)


message 52: by Graham

Graham Parke Snorii wrote: "Where can I get Random Acts of Senseless Kindness?

Random acts is a free give-away for those buying the novels ;) Blogspot contains the instructions.


message 51: by Snorii

Snorii Where can I get Random Acts of Senseless Kindness? The url seems to be broken.

http://www.grahamparke.com/indexrando...

Thanks!


message 50: by Tamara

Tamara >insert cheerful comment here<


message 49: by David

David Gallagher Oh, hey. Just saw that message. Thanks, Mr. Parke. Looking forward to reading your stuff.


مصطفى موسى Thanks Graham :)
I had the honor


message 47: by Sruthi

Sruthi thanks graham :) :)
feels great to be aboard :) :)


Yna Fempia Paez Graham wrote: "Yna Fempia wrote: "You've seriously never encountered this?
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No way, it's real! I would sell my right arm to get a scoop of that! (I happen to have two right arms, so it isn't that much of a sa..."


2 right arms? what? where did that come from? lol :D


message 45: by Graham

Graham Parke Yna Fempia wrote: "You've seriously never encountered this?
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No way, it's real! I would sell my right arm to get a scoop of that! (I happen to have two right arms, so it isn't that much of a sacrifice...)


Yna Fempia Paez You've seriously never encountered this?

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message 43: by asdewi

asdewi Hai...thanks for befriend me :)


Sense361 Thank you for befriending me:)


message 41: by Lucinda

Lucinda Dear Graham,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on Goodreads, which is such a fantastic site where one is able to converse with so many likeminded people both readers and authors. I wish you continued sucsess with your publications and thank you once again.
Lucinda Xx


message 40: by Irene

Irene Hi, thanks for your nice message and for befriending me! Have a great day!


message 39: by Ursula

Ursula Thanks for the friend request and the link. 'No Hope for Gomez!' is definitely still on my 'to read'-list.


message 38: by Nina

Nina Thanks for the friend request :)


message 37: by Denise (last edited Mar 29, 2012 08:06AM)

Denise Thanks for the friend-vite!


message 36: by Aidyan

Aidyan Thank you for adding me! =)


Katrina (Kindred Dreamheart) Thanks so much for friending me!


message 34: by Serina

Serina Anthony Thanks for the add! :)


message 33: by Geku

Geku Thank you for the friend request and I still hope to read 'No Hope for Gomez!' one day. Thanks for the link to extracts. :3


Navidaloca thanks a lot! great to be here....i love it!! =)


message 31: by Janet

Janet thanks for the add :D i look forward to reading your books one day. happy writing!


message 30: by Yami

Yami thanx SO MUCH for the add, and the chapters :)))


message 29: by Avry15

Avry15 and for the friend request too..:)


message 28: by Avry15

Avry15 hello Mr. Graham..
thank you for the links...I'll visit those..:)


message 27: by Lorian

Lorian Jones hey thanx 4 the add can u comment my new pics i need ur true opinions bout them i want 2 kno wat u see and wat is saying 2 u and also pleaz have ur friends may leave a comments on my pics

Thanx u!!! :)


message 26: by Jodie

Jodie (Books for Company) Thanks for the add!
At the computer just at the right time.
Thanks also for the email, I plan to read the book myself =)


message 25: by Penny

Penny Thanks for the add :) I'm looking forward to reading your book soon! I'm just finishing a book now then moving onto Gomez = D

Penny, Aus


Kristina Hi Graham! Thank you for the add :) I look forward to reading your book. Soon, I hope. Gomez seems like an interesting guy to get to know ;)


message 23: by Cindy

Cindy Thanks for the friend invite! I do intend to locate a copy of "No Hope for Gomez" to read. Sounds funny and twisted, which just happens to be my favorite combo, in books and sometimes life!


Mparsley99 The synopsis of the book makes it sound like great fun, which is surprising since it would normally be describing a plot for a gorefest type book. I would love to be able to read it and review to see if it lives up to the feel of the description on Good Reads


message 21: by Júlio

Júlio Thanks, man! My interest is about books that are not so common here in Brazil. Here we have just best-sellers and classics, although, a lot of wonderful national authors. :]


message 20: by Mona

Mona Hello Graham :)

Thanks for the friend invite. Your book looks like an intersting mix of thriller and humor. I look forward to reading it.


message 19: by Kristen

Kristen My Bookish Fairy Tale thankyou for the invite Graham!! And as soon as I can get my hands on a copy of No hope for Gomez I will deffinitely read it. I have been wanting to read it for a while now!

Good luck with all your success!!


Jessica Bpv Hey Graham!
Tnx for the invite.
Greetings from Croatia.
I'd love to read your book, the summary is sooo interesting and twisted, my kind of thing :)(:


message 17: by Celine

Celine Hey Graham!
Thanks for the friendvite (:

Your book sounds really interesting, just the right amount of weirdness. Too bad I didn't win it though. Where are you from?


message 16: by Gail

Gail Thanks for the friend request. I do like several of your quotes!


message 15: by Arzu

Arzu Hi Graham, thanks for the friendvite. Nice to meet you. My profile pic was taken last March on Phi Phi Islands (location of Leonardo Di Caprio's "The Beach"). Really beautiful!! It was destroyed by the tsunami in 2004, but is being restored right now. Arzu


message 14: by Dina

Dina Hey Graham, thanks for the friend invite. I've been to the Netherlands once and I loved it. I wish I could go back, but there are still many new places to visit around the world. :)


message 13: by Mercy

Mercy Thanks for the add :)
What was that about guavas though?


message 12: by Rene

Rene Thank you for the friend request. I'm looking forwards to reading No Hope for Gomez!


message 11: by Haley

Haley Mathiot Heya! I love dutch chocolate! great to have you on goodreads.


message 10: by Eva

Eva Leger Hi Graham. Thanks a lot. I'll almost definitely pick it up one of these days - it does look interesting. Thanks for letting me know about the site!


Angelia Fransisca Rusli Hi Graham! Thanks for the friend request!
Pleasure to meet you :)


message 8: by Holly (last edited Apr 23, 2010 06:52AM)

Holly Thanks for the friend request. No Hope For Gomez sounds very interesting, I'm looking foward to reading it!


Kimberley Pleasure to meet you.


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