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Book Review - Beatrice Beecham's Fearsome Feast

Postby davejeffery » 11 Feb 2007, 00:33

Hello everyone

Growing up reading the Famous Five and Secret Seven mysteries has made me want to write my own adventure book ever since I was six years of age. It's taken a long time but now I've grown up I've finally been able to do it. I've published an mystery/adventure story and would like to ask if anyone would have a read of it and tell me if you like it or not.

If you are interested then let me know and I'll send you a PDF version, free of charge.

many thanks.

Dave Jeffery.
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Postby Susie » 11 Feb 2007, 00:49

I would like to read it. What age is it geared for? I checked your site,
I see you like alliteration, it goes well with it. :P
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Book Review

Postby davejeffery » 11 Feb 2007, 01:02

Susie wrote:I would like to read it. What age is it geared for? I checked your site,
I see you like alliteration, it goes well with it. :P


Hi there Susie..thanks for your response.

The age range is 10-14, but many (including editors) have said that it will appeal to adults who enjoyed traditional children's adventure stories. This is good for me because my influences were the stories I read as a child!Namely: Famous Five, Secret Seven, The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew.
Are you happy for me to send you a PDF? Feel free to distribute.

Many thanks

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Re: Book Review

Postby Susie » 11 Feb 2007, 01:08

davejeffery wrote:
Susie wrote:I would like to read it. What age is it geared for? I checked your site,
I see you like alliteration, it goes well with it. :P


Hi there Susie..thanks for your response.

The age range is 10-14, but many (including editors) have said that it will appeal to adults who enjoyed traditional children's adventure stories. This is good for me because my influences were the stories I read as a child!Namely: Famous Five, Secret Seven, The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew.
Are you happy for me to send you a PDF? Feel free to distribute.

Many thanks

Dave


Oy yes please, it sounds super, I can't wait to read it. Please send it. 8)
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Postby Matthew Roberts » 11 Feb 2007, 07:20

Just to let you know -- I moved this thread because it doesn't belong in the "Questions, Comments and Suggestions" forum.

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Postby davejeffery » 11 Feb 2007, 07:39

Hi Matt

My apologies for that.

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Postby Matthew Roberts » 11 Feb 2007, 19:08

No problem, Dave!
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Re: Book Review

Postby pete9012S » 15 Dec 2016, 20:21

Feb 2007:

davejeffery wrote:Hello everyone

Growing up reading the Famous Five and Secret Seven mysteries has made me want to write my own adventure book ever since I was six years of age. It's taken a long time but now I've grown up I've finally been able to do it. I've published an mystery/adventure story and would like to ask if anyone would have a read of it and tell me if you like it or not.


many thanks.

Dave Jeffery.


This book does look rather good.I've just downloaded a kindle sample:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Beatrice-Beech ... 433&sr=1-1

12 year old Beatrice Beecham loves cookery. While her friends are blinded by bling and boys Beatrice scans her ever increasing volumes of Belchette's Encyclopaedia Gastronomica for a recipe to challenge her awesome culinary talents.

But Beatrice's world is about to change. Fate will steer her family to the remote coastal town of Dorsal Finn. Yet like the ocean that washes into the bay, darkness lurks beneath the surface of this sleepy town. It is a place of secrets. Secrets that some may want found, but most prefer to keep hidden. When Aunt Maud gives her an old cook book as a welcome gift, Beatrice finds something surprising within its pages: a cry of help from the past. And a terrible portent for the present.

"'Dave Jeffery has created a tale that is intelligent and fun from start to finish. This is one romping adventure!' " - The Baxter Bulletin

"'This is a great feast with course after course of satisfying dishes. Excellent!' " - Bookreview.com

"'I had a hard time laying this book down - wonderful!' " - Readerviews.com
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Re: Book Review - Beatrice Beecham's Fearsome Feast

Postby Machupicchu14 » 15 Dec 2016, 22:05

Very interesting!!!! :D I would love to read it!!
The plot is very gripping.
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Re: Book Review - Beatrice Beecham's Fearsome Feast

Postby davebjeffery » 25 Feb 2017, 14:23

Machupicchu14 wrote:Very interesting!!!! :D I would love to read it!!
The plot is very gripping.


Just come across this so thanks for the comment. This book is currently free on Amazon unitl 1st March so please feel free to download a copy. It is to promote the upcoming third novel, Cryptic Crypt released through Crystal Lake Publishing.

Thanks again and please let me know what you think if you do read it.

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