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Tony Talbot

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Tony Talbot started writing short stories in 2008, after a dream he had and couldn't shake; Finally his wife told him to write it down or stop talking about it.

He wrote his first Young Adult novel, Over the Mountain, in 2008, and has completed several others and a growing raft of short stories since.

He lives in a village in Leicestershire UK, with an American wife he met online and a cat called Boo. As well as writing, he enjoys reading, playing on the Wii-U and not getting enough exercise.

Over the Mountain - 2008
Taken - 2009
American Girl - 2011
Eight Mile Island - 2012
Medusa - 2014
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Tony Talbot I dart around trying new things and just go for the one that interests me at that moment, and whatever Muse decides might be fun to write. Whatever ju…moreI dart around trying new things and just go for the one that interests me at that moment, and whatever Muse decides might be fun to write. Whatever jumps out at me!

My favourite has to be EIGHT MILE ISLAND - that was a lot of fun...making Dylan so superior and arrogant and then breaking him. :-)(less)
Tony Talbot The only way I've found to deal with it is to walk away from writing entirely and go and do something else. Takes time, but it does work.…moreThe only way I've found to deal with it is to walk away from writing entirely and go and do something else. Takes time, but it does work.(less)
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Eight Mile Island

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American Girl

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Medusa

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Taken

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The Trunk

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Over the Mountain

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Blind Date

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The Girl in the Snow

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Black Shark

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The Boy upon the Bridge

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      A small event in the battered life of Rose Madder makes her reach a decision: Leave her violently abusive husband of fourteen years, or stay until he kills her King rates this as one of his least favourite books, for some reason. I didnt see that at all. Much as Rose does, Continue reading "Review: Rose Madder" Read more of this blog post »
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"I read this book so long ago, and yet I still remember all of the stories so vividly. It's one of my all time favorites. I think all of his short work falls into that category. In this collection, "The Last Rung on the Ladder" always comes to mind fi" Read more of this review »
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“I find the rational part of my mind curled up in a corner of my head and convince it to talk to me.”
Tony Talbot, Eight Mile Island

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“Memories mean more to me than dresses.”
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In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
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“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
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Patricia Puddle Hi, Tony, thanks for accepting my friends request. Nice to meet you. :)


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Tony Talbot i Tony. My picture looks enticing? I see what you did there haha!

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Emily V Hi Tony. My picture looks enticing? I see what you did there haha!


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Tony Talbot You're welcome!


Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, Tony.


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Tony Talbot You're very welcome!


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