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Post by Joolz on Thu 10 Jan 2013, 17:27

Catnap is a short, currently available free for Kindle users.

Here is the Amazon UK address ... Catnap by Jim Bond

It's a nice little read, utterly unlike his usual books, and nothing at all to do with HNF. Not something I would normally go for, but I enjoyed it.
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Post by 80 Winters on Thu 10 Jan 2013, 18:13

I'm fascinated........'a bit of Bond' in an entirely different genre. Let's see if I recognize the author 'by style'.

I trust this will not impede our 'travels out of home waters' as the follow-on to Patriot's Fate emerges. But then, 'shifting pens' is, I'm told, a useful technique to 'refreshing the mind' while developing a series.

Thanks, Joolz.
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Post by Alaric Bond on Fri 11 Jan 2013, 07:23

Yes, Catnap is probably about as far from HNF as it is possible to get, although not such a major departure for me as it appears. In the past I have written in many genres, and always maintain that each improves the whole - if you see what I mean...

It was a strange sensation, writing without a pile of reference books or Post It notes covering every available space, but I am glad to say that I am back on track and the next HNF is well on the way.

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Post by 80 Winters on Mon 14 Jan 2013, 02:18

I agree with Joolz...........and Alaric as well.

I've not read anything quite like this before, but I did find it 'entertaining' and it kept my attention.

You have 'quite an imagination' my friend.
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Post by Alaric Bond on Mon 14 Jan 2013, 07:18

I am in a lot of trouble over Catnap; never again will I portray an absolute bounder in the first person.

People are looking at me strangely; my wife has been subjected to conversations that begin with "Well I never knew..." and all seem to have entirely missed the point.

My fault, I'm sure, but in my next deviation from HNF I will write about an elderly nun, and see if they find the "real me" then...

Hey ho!

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Post by 80 Winters on Mon 14 Jan 2013, 17:27

Hey ho.....exactly

Make sure that you 'charge them' to read about that 'elderly nun'.

You don't happen to drive a Merc'....do you?

Again, I found Catnap 'entertaining'.
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Post by Alaric Bond on Mon 14 Jan 2013, 18:30

@80 Winters wrote:
You don't happen to drive a Merc'....do you?

No! It isn't me!

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