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Blair Denholm

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Blair Denholm is a freelance writer and translator who has lived in Moscow, New York, Munich, Abu Dhabi and Australia. He has written content for commercial websites and done corporate voice-over work in English and Russian.

His first novel in the Gary Braswell series, SOLD, was released by Clan Destine Press in November 2017 and is getting rave reviews. He is also working on a murder mystery based on a real event that occurred in Moscow in the late 1980s.

Blair interpreted for the Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Moscow, translated for the Sochi Winter Olympics and voted in a foreign election despite having no eligibility to do so. He was also almost lost at sea on a dilapidated Russian fishing boat sailing from Hobart to New Zealand. He currently
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Third Jack Lisbon novel set for release

I can barely believe I'm already at book #3 in my series, The Fighting Detective.

This one's called Trick Shot, and, like its predecessors, it has a sporting theme. This time - billiards, snooker and pool. Plus the usual fisticuffs you'd expect from ex-boxer Detective Jack Lisbon.

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Carolyn Hi Blair, thanks for the friend request :)


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Blair Mike wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite, Blair. I've enjoyed reading the reviews for "SOLD". Sounds like you've created quite the character. Best of luck on your launch and sales! Happy reading in the meantime."

You're welcome, Mike.
My character Gary is someone who definitely leaves an impression on people.
Thanks for the good wishes!


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Mike Thanks for the friend invite, Blair. I've enjoyed reading the reviews for "SOLD". Sounds like you've created quite the character. Best of luck on your launch and sales! Happy reading in the meantime.


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