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Andrew Peters

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Born in the swamps of Glamorgan, I have wandered the world, generally with a guitar in hand.
Here I am in a beautiful village in central Spain, where the sun shines, the lake is warm, the drink is cheap and the people and animals are friendly.
I share my place with two gorgeous local cats, more guitars than I can count and a fridge full of wine.
Oh, and I write stories. Many of them about Otis King, Memphis' Number One Welsh Blues detective. Others about Angels, murderers, failed Super-Villains and ingrowing toenails.
I'd be happy if some of my stories amused you for a while.

I ran a 5-day free promotion of my 60s Las Vegas crime novel Subtraction from 30 Nov-4 Dec

I'm not a marketing genius, and it was publicised mainly via Facebook & Twitter

The total downloads were 5673 made up as follows

USA 2636
UK 2975
DE 15
FR 4
IT 4
JP 3
IN 12
CA 27
AU 7

The good citizens of Brazil, Mexico & (my country of residence) Spain were not impressed.

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Average rating: 4.04 · 400 ratings · 115 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Barry Island Murders

3.67 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Blues Detective

4.06 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Joe Soap

4.29 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Blues Detective Saves C...

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The Bustacious Bunny

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The Venusian Vamp

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A Case For The Blues Detective

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The Saundersfoot Suicides

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Torn between 3 and 5 stars for this one, as it epitomises the frustrations I have with Mr Brazill's writing. As usual, he creates a memorable setting with very little effort, then establishes some unforgettable characters (three and a half of them he ...more
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Just brilliant. Sadly he's much neglected these days, but he's one of the funniest guys ever tom pound a him, you won't be sorry. Awesome short stories.
" Honestly, I doubt I could write a sentence with a pen without getting writer's cramp. "
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"This is a list of my favourite reads from this year. The books were not necessarily published this year, but I read them in 2013. In no particular order: The Other Side My review: Brilliant! This is an absolutely superb novel that complete..." Read more of this blog post »
" TWO books in your top ten????

Thank you very much.

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Andrew Peters Hello to you. My hats come in all colours...
I refer you to the PG Wodehouse story "The Smile That Cheers".
The canoes is a bastard.....suck it up I guess!

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Zoë Sharp Hi Andrew. Thank you for Friending me! Lovely to catch up with your happy smiling face here as well as FB. I'm shocked that you're not wearing a pink hat, though ...

Sorry to hear about your canoes :(

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