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Khaled Talib

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in Singapore



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December 2012

About this author

Khaled Talib is a former journalist with local and international exposure. He has worked full time for magazines including Singapore Tatler and Egypt Today. His articles have been published and syndicated to newspapers worldwide, and his short stories have appeared in literary journals and magazines.

His novel Smokescreen was listed "Thriller of the Month on" in its September 2014 issue.

Talib is also the author of The Little Book of Muses, a collection of personal muses for writers and aspiring authors. He resides in Singapore.

The author is a member of the UK Crime Writers Association.

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Average rating: 4.58 · 38 ratings · 20 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Americans think they’ve got problems with the NSA.Come to Singapore. Ask the cows how they feel.

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Pandemonium at Alkaff Mansion
May 06, 2014 08:03AM — 381 people invited
Alkaff Mansion, Singapore, Singapore, SG
Khaled Talib takes us to Alkaff Mansion in Singapore where his fictional protago ...more

The Eye of a Writer (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: Guest post on Janice Gable Bashman's blog.
Create Believable Characters Using Method Writing (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: My personal experiences involving method writing for my novel Smokescreen. Here's the link:

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"   Fantastic political thriller.   This is a compelling political spy thriller is Khaled Talib’s first novel, but a page turner every step of the way. The story is set in Singapore, where the Israeli government are trying to end, once..." Read more of this blog post »
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Khaled Talib said "yes" to attending Ebook Giveaway
date: May 28, 2015 12:52PM
location: Amazon, The United States
description: My short tale of horror, Slimmer, is free until 5/30.

Sandy loves her new boyfriend, but ever since they moved in together, Donald won’t get off her back about how much she eats. When he offers her a new miracle diet pill, she decides to try one just to shut him up. Unfortunately, there are unexpected side effects that take them both by terrifying surprise. (universal link) (US link)

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" I was recently invited by The Crime Thriller Hound in the UK to submit a piece on the book that inspired me to write my own. Here's the link:

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“A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.”
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Khaled Talib Giok Ping wrote: "Hello Khaled,
Nice to meet you here :)"
Nice to meet you here too :-)

Khaled Talib Carole wrote: "Hi Khaled, thanks for befriending me." Hi Carole, hey my pleasure...thanks for being here.

Carole Gill Hi Khaled, thanks for befriending me.

Giok Ping Ang Hello Khaled,
Nice to meet you here :)

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