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Impersonation

Published by Culturbooks, Berlin, my debut novel is a literary thriller in which the relative safety of Ruth Morton’s quiet life is shattered when she discovers a description of herself in a novel delivered to her as a loyalty gift from her book club.

Ruth reads a physical description of herself in a book

The book, The Ruthlessness of One Man claims to be to bebased on the physical appearance of a real-life London commuter,and its author, Mr Walden, promises his readers that “things are rarely as they seem.”

Ruth is sufficiently unsettled at being the model for the book’s self-serving protagonist, Davina, and decides to track down and confront the author. But that proves more difficult than she imagined.

To read the first chapter of Impersonation (Culturbooks), click here:

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“Tamsin Kate Walker’s  powerful debut novel has an elegant and assured style which balances mystery, dark humour, and a subtle evocation of place and character which fits perfectly with the suspense of the plot. A talent to look out for.” J. P. Davidson, Author of Planet Word

“A thoroughly entertaining read and one that, as a daily commuter surrounded by fellow rail travellers, I found particularly fascinating. It’s intriguing twists and turns lead to a gripping and dramatic climax on the beautiful and remote Scottish island of Iona – so vividly drawn I could taste the salt air. The skill of the storyteller kept me guessing till the end.” Ruby Lawless on Amazon reviews

 

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