G.J. Kelly

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GJ Kelly was born near the white cliffs of Dover, England, in 1960. He spent a significant part of his early life in various parts of the world, including the Far East, Middle East, the South Atlantic, and West Africa. Later life has seen him venture to the USA, New Zealand, Europe, and Ireland. He began writing while still at school, where he was president of the Debating Society and won the Robb Trophy for public speaking. He combined his writing with his technical skills as a professional Technical Author and later as an internal communications specialist. His first novel was "A Country Fly" and he is currently writing a new fantasy title. ...more

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G.J. Kelly Sorry Peta, no end in sight yet. I started writing Book 4 towards the end of January this year (2020), so it'll only be around 3 months work in progre…moreSorry Peta, no end in sight yet. I started writing Book 4 towards the end of January this year (2020), so it'll only be around 3 months work in progress come the end of April. Even if the first draft were to be finished today (which it certainly won't be!) there's the unknown quantity of the editing team's time to factor in. Given that everyone involved in the production process is spread across two continents and all of us under covid restrictions, I'm not even going to guess at when Book 4 will be available (though personally I'd hope for a summer release).
The wordcount for Bk4 currently stands at a shade under 150k and there's still some considerable way to go! (Could be worse though. I understand GRR Martin fans had to wait between 2 and 6 years for books in his series to come out).(less)
G.J. Kelly Thanks Peta! I hope you enjoy the rest of the series, and the follow-on, "The Shi'ell". After that there's The Six Concentrics, which'll be completed …moreThanks Peta! I hope you enjoy the rest of the series, and the follow-on, "The Shi'ell". After that there's The Six Concentrics, which'll be completed soon! :)(less)
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If you were wondering...

If any of my readers were wondering whether I've given up writing or not... no! I am in fact currently beavering away on a new fantasy series, Book 3 of which is already in production.

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G.J. made a comment in the group Goodreads Librarians GroupPlease add 2 books to my series topic
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" Thanks for the kind words, Kelly, much appreciated! Book 4 is well in hand, and looks like being another long one! Hope you're keeping safe and well; ...more "
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G.J. In Deep Dun Hollows, The Shi'ell Book 3, is now available.


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G.J. Syf, The Shi'ell Book 2, is now available.


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G.J. Argovayne, The Shi'ell Book 1, is now available.


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G.J. Elayeen, Book Six of The Longsword Chronicles, is now available.


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G.J. Light and Shadow, Book Five of The Longsword Chronicles, is now available.


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