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Oldman Brook

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I was born in Burnley some time ago. Educated in and around Lancashire, I then gained a degree in Arts and Media from Cheltenham University.

Unsure as to what I wanted to become, I took a temporary placement with a well known retailer in Manchester, as an adminstrator, in the trading department. Enjoying the work and wanting to progress I moved around the country gaining experience as a buyer.

Comfortable with my progress I left my job to travel round the world, working for a good while in a good few places. Now back in England I buy biscuits, a lot of biscuits, for an up and coming retailer in the East of England.

Soon after returning from our jaunt around the world, my partner gave birth to a daughter. Wanting to write my daughter a bedti
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Update: Competition Giveaways - All books have been posted now.

Update 18th Feb 2013 - Please note that the final 11 books have now been posted. Apologies for taking so long to post out.

Dear All

The last competition ended on the 28th January 2012. 29 of the 40 competition winners should already be in receipt of their copy. To those 11 winners who have not received a copy, apologies. I ran out of books, and have ordered more from the publisher. Hopefully I can g Read more of this blog post »
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The Wizard of Crescent Moon Mountain by Oldman Brook
"This was an interesting book that I've had on my book shelf for way too long. I can't believe I didnt read it for all those months! I liked it, or rather loved it. I'm not really into this type of fiction but this was actually a refreshing book to re" Read more of this review »
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This was an interesting read. It may not be in many peoples tastes but I must admit I was able to finish it quite easily and found it enjoyable. The book could use a bit " Read more of this review »
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Sorry I haven't come back sooner to thank you for the short but sweet review you've written - things have been a bit hectic at home and work rec
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Sorry I haven't come back sooner to thank you for the excellent review you've written - things have been a bit hectic at home and work recently
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Sorry I haven't come back sooner to thank you for the brilliant review you've written - things have been a bit hectic at home and work. I real
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"I really enjoyed this tale of good versus evil. Good characters who I actually cared about (well, some of them anyway!).

The laughing out loud, the gripping drama and the "hand punched in the air moment" all make for a wonderfully entertaining read.

Mr" Read more of this review »
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" Hi Nikki

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the book. I'm working through the planning for the second book, but as it stands it will probably take
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Thank you for the rating and review - it's amazing! I'm really pleased that you liked the story, and without giving the story away, I think t
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Oldman Brook Hi Lucinda

Sorry for taking a while to respond. I've set myself a challenge for a competition (Times / Chicken House)to take the word count on the book down from 159K to 80K, so have been working on this non-stop. Deadline is next Friday. I don't expect to win, but it's been an interesting experience into editing. The book has a brand new beginning, shortened middle, but the final battles are pretty much untouched. Personally, I don't think I'll better the original version, though.

I really appreciate your comments, it's strange to have a fan - good strange, though! I'm just really pleased that people like the book - it's an amazing feeling.

After I've finished the competition edit, I'm going to start on the sequel. It will probably take a year / 18 months to perfect (unless the original is picked up by an agent, that is), but if you're OK with it, it would be great if I could send you an advance reader copy.

Regards

Oldman


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L Dear Oldman Brook,
Thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads. Your book 'The Wizard of Cresent moon mountain' is spectacular and i concider myself to have been extremely fotunate to have read it. I continue to be a devoted fan and admirer of your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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