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James Smythe Not Alzheimer's, but dementia, certainly. My grandmother suffered from it in the later stages of her life, and it was debilitating - watching it,…moreNot Alzheimer's, but dementia, certainly. My grandmother suffered from it in the later stages of her life, and it was debilitating - watching it, seeing her change, the effects on both her and the rest of the family was hugely distressing. It was definitely a part of what was there when I was planning the book. I'm glad you think it's powerful - it was something that I really wanted to get right.(less)
James Smythe Hi Daniel. You could definitely start with The Explorer, which is out in the US (along with the sequel, The Echo). Alternatively, No Harm Can Come To…moreHi Daniel. You could definitely start with The Explorer, which is out in the US (along with the sequel, The Echo). Alternatively, No Harm Can Come To A Good Man will be released in the US in June 2015, or I think you can buy paperbacks of The Machine and The Testimony through Amazon or other booksellers imported from the UK. Thanks for wanting to read them!(less)
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3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 825 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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The Testimony
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 252 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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The Echo
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No Harm Can Come to a Good Man
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Hereditation
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Black Paintings
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No Harm Can Come to a Good Man by James Smythe
"No Harm Can Come to a Good Man by James Smythe
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This novel works on so many levels: suspenseful without losing touch with the internal lives of the primary characters, conceptually significant, and very well written...." Read more of this review »
No Harm Can Come to a Good Man by James Smythe
"Maybe the greatest thriller I've read in the last couple of years. And the science-fiction flavor gives it a social edge that the thriller genre usually lacks. I've become addicted to Smyhte fiction in the last two years and his next novel (I hope..." Read more of this review »
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Denise is 19% done with The Testimony: Explained the plot so far to OH. Made the hairs on the back of his arm stand on end :)
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