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James Oswald

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July 22

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James Oswald Thank you. I'm delighted to hear you've enjoyed it! You'll hopefully be pleased to hear that there will indeed be more Inspector McLean books - I'm…moreThank you. I'm delighted to hear you've enjoyed it! You'll hopefully be pleased to hear that there will indeed be more Inspector McLean books - I'm working on a new one at the moment, for publication this time next year. The new series is in addition to the McLean books, although you may recognise some of the characters in it.(less)
James Oswald Madame Rose has a small but pivotal part in book eight, due out early next year, so the simple answer is yes! I'm delighted to hear you think she's a…moreMadame Rose has a small but pivotal part in book eight, due out early next year, so the simple answer is yes! I'm delighted to hear you think she's a good character. Originally she was only meant to be in The Book of Souls and then disappear forever, but she didn't like that. I imagine we'll be seeing plenty of her in the future.(less)
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message 2: by James

James Oswald Hi Zoe,

Heilan Coos (the correct spelling!) are damp, as is everything else. Otherwise fine. Still waiting for two to calve, but the rest are gambolling happily over the hill.

Still finding my way with Goodreads. Don't take this personally, but I think it friended you on my behalf because I linked to facebook. I'm a bit annoyed at that, not because I wouldn't have friended you, (and when did friend become a verb? I thought it was befriend?) but because I'm wary about personal data being traded back and forth without my explicit permission.

On the other hand, so far it's linked me with you and Clare McGowan, so maybe I can forgive it thus far.

Will you be at Harrogate this year? I missed it last time, so I've a lot of catching up to do.


message 1: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi James

Thank you for Friending me. Lovely to catch up with you here. How are the Heelund Coos?


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