My new book, The Quiet Moon, is now published and available from all good bookshops and online retailers. A selection of which may be found here. A few people have asked about signed copies. I was hoping to set something up with a local shop but that route seems more complicated than it might be.Continue reading “The Quiet Moon”
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A month has passed since publication day and its very much a case of so far, so good for Rivers Run. Sales have been solid, book shops have been ever so generous with their product placement (testament to the design team at Rider) and, most importantly, people seem to be enjoying it. Aside from theContinue reading “Trumpet Blowing”
So as we await the final proofs, the cover for my next book, Rivers Run, has been put together and I think it looks pretty good. It is never easy to cast a critical eye on something with your own name on it, and this is intensified when I’ve spent so much time picking throughContinue reading “Rivers Run”
It seems and age since I was last on the riverbank. Sufficient germs were shared at Christmas to keep me sniffling through January and my chest has an unhealthy rattle that is reluctant to leave. This end of the season is normally my favourite time to cast, and though I might not have actually beenContinue reading “Rivers Run”
The Twitch – Giveaway!
Win a signed and dedicated first edition paperback of The Twitch! It’s free to enter – just follow the link…. Goodreads Book Giveaway The Twitch by Kevin Parr Giveaway ends October 28, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win
Another Idle Angler review….
That contentment is found on every page, but there is much too that readers will find provocative and challenging. Parr explores depths rarely plumbed in angling writing, examining its philosophies and idiosyncrasies in a way that is hugely engaging. This is fishing – not necessarily as we know it, but as most of us wouldContinue reading “Another Idle Angler review….”
Idle Angler Review
A rather nice review of The Idle Angler has appeared in CountryFile magazine. Editor Fergus Collins writes that ‘there’s much to enjoy here‘ and suggests that ‘it’s a very gentle, eclectic plea for understanding through revealing some of the joys to be had from the pursuit of hidden quarry..’ The full review is here IdleContinue reading “Idle Angler Review”
Extract from The Idle Angler
From Chapter Five – Lunchtime (Courtesy of Medlar Press) Sir John Whitaker Fairclough was a man I never met but whose fly-fishing tackle is now in my possession. Fairclough was a key developer of IBM’s System 360 computers in the 1960’s, machines that set industry standards in the era of mainframe computing. His reputationContinue reading “Extract from The Idle Angler”
The Idle Angler
So here it is – The Idle Angler – available now from all the normal places, though easiest and safest to go direct to the publisher here.
The Twitch hits the shelves…..
With the first edition now sold out, the second edition of The Twitch is now available through bookshops and online retailers. There are already some lovely reviews on Amazon