Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Then There Were None by B P Smythe + Free Book

Then There Were None by B P Smythe
Published in the UK by Dolman Scott on the 16th March 2018.

Download a free B P Smythe short story from his publisher, Bloodhound Books or contact him directly to request a review copy of Then There Were None (author links below).

Where to buy this book:

The Book Depository : from £5.99 (PB)
Wordery : from £7.27 (PB)
Waterstones : from £5.99 (PB)
Amazon : from £2.99 (ebook)
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Lydia Perkins is a struggling actress desperately looking for work. Drifting from one unsuccessful audition to the next and always being pipped at the post by younger and prettier actresses for good drama parts that could enhance her career. However, her agent Maurice Weinstock informs her that a fantastic part has just come up for grabs. It’s to play the wife in a TV sitcom. There are four other actresses after the part so he can’t promise anything. Lydia knows the actresses. She will stop at nothing including murder to get the right part for money and fame. Even if it means killing off the competition to land the lucrative TV sitcom role. Lydia knows how to handle a gun. Having grown up on her parent’s farm. She learnt how to shoot helping her father kill foxes and vermin as well as providing game for the Sunday roast. One by one Lydia kills off the opposition. It comes easy for her. She has killed before. Newspaper headlines called it a family tragedy with her parents shot dead by her sister suffering from depression. Only Lydia knows the truth. 

Meet The Author

B.P.Smythe studied engineering at Carshalton College and eventually became a member of the Institute of Quality Assurance. His engineering career took on many roles including toolmaking and being a technical writer for an artificial limb manufacturer. However, he always enjoyed putting pen to paper while raising quality manuals and writing reports. Wanting to expand his writing knowledge, B.P. obtained a Level 3 / NCFE Certificate / PI410 Creative Writing Diploma.

Sow And You Shall Reap is his first self- published novel. He has also submitted numerous short stories for internet competitions, winning £100 as first prize for his A Rose without a Thorn for the Spinetinglers Publishing online magazine and winning £50 first prize for his We’ll Meet Again in the Dark Places online magazine. Two of his other short stories, Love Me Do and My Secret Place have been published in the printed Litro Magazine (Issue 140).

In 2016 B.P. secured a three book deal of short stories from Bloodhound BooksFrom a Poison Pen is his first book of short stories for which he received over fifty positive reviews on and His second book of short stories, From a Poison Pen Vol II, followed in September 2016.

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  1. At first I was about to say, you're missing the first word of the title! (Thinking it was 'AND Then There Were None') but no, this is a totally different book :)

    1. I typed the And a few times before I got my brain round the difference!

  2. Awesome sounding story, an ambition women willing to kill everybody, sounds like it hooks you quickly! I'll check it out!
    Tori @ In Tori Lex