Daniel Kemp

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Daniel Kemp, ex-London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver never planned to be a writer, but after his first novel —The Desolate Garden — was under a paid option to become a $30 million film for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company what else could he do?

In May 2018 his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? became a number one bestseller on four separate Amazon sites: America, UK, Canada and Australia.

Nowadays he is a prolific storyteller and although it’s true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows most about; murders laced by the intrigue involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he writes; namel
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Daniel Kemp If I said it was both would that ease your worries or make them worse?
There are two poetic lines written by this man Ajit Rao, that sums it all up.
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If I said it was both would that ease your worries or make them worse?
There are two poetic lines written by this man Ajit Rao, that sums it all up.
A poet I am. A poet I'll die.
If life is an illusion then death is a lie!
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Daniel Kemp I'm very fortunate in being under no pressure to write, that is I have no deadlines that I cannot reach. Therefore I haven't suffered. If I did I…moreI'm very fortunate in being under no pressure to write, that is I have no deadlines that I cannot reach. Therefore I haven't suffered. If I did I would write poetry until my mind cleared. (less)
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What Happened In Vienna, Jack?

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The Desolate Garden

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Once I Was A Soldier

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The Story That Had No Begin...

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Why A Complicated Love

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El Jardín Desolado

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I smiled but she never smiled with me.
I laughed but only saw her tear.
I spoke but she never heard what I was saying.
I felt pain from the crushing sense of fear.

She asked if I was leaving?
I replied—what else could I do?
She said she never meant to do it.
I replied—Is there anything you’ve said that was true?

We made peace and joined together.
We were one for a year or more.
But the barrier grew stro... Read more of this blog post »
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"This is not a romance story but rather a story of where love can exist in a caustic environment. I found the backdrop disturbing and threatening but an exploration of what could constitute a loving connection.

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"Nineteen-year-old Terry thought it was his lucky night when a beautiful, older woman took him home for a night of uncomplicated sex. He hadn’t expected to meet Sammy’s daughter, Laura or to feel something akin to love at first sight.

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“There is no morality to be found in evil.
But to recognise that which is truly evil one must forget the rules of morality.”
Daniel Kemp, The Desolate Garden

“There is nothing as stale as an empty mind.”
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“The man who spreads hatred will become hated but it doesn’t follow that the man who spreads love will be loved. He will become despised because there are more that hate than love.”
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“Cemeteries are full of bodies that despair has enslaved.”
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“There is nothing as complicated as the truth”
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“If one totally accepts reality as being the only physical concept then one is denying the existence of imagination.”
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“The value of any written work should not simply be judged on the words that can be read. It should also be judged on the memories it leaves in the heart.”
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“Have you noticed that the world is made up of people who never get noticed? However, without them, those who do get noticed would never be noticed. They would become people who would never be noticed.
I hope you take notice of this.”
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