The Trail

By James Ellson

A missing person enquiry leads Manchester DCI Rick Castle to Nepal.

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Publication Day!

I’m having a crazy day! M.E.N. photographer just left, my book’s now on display in Manchester Waterstones, I've received 150 Twitter messages, and the chickens have laid 9 eggs!

Thanks for all your support. It’s been a fascinating journey – and now I can start worrying about the sequel!

Hope to see some of you at the various events of my Book Tour. In addition to the above dates, I should be at Waterstones in Bristol in June or July.

And if you have a moment, then a review on Amazon / Good Reads / Love Reading would be very much appreciated.

Kind Regards

James X

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Nick Jupp
 Nick Jupp says:

Congrats James...
on the last few chapters... no spoilers anyone!
Will know how it all works out by the time I'm off the train tonight.. thoroughly enjoyable so far

posted 20th February 2020

Anne Kitchen
 Anne Kitchen says:

What a day James. And fresh eggs for dinner. Yum!
See you at one of you book signings. X

posted 20th February 2020

James Ellson
 James Ellson says:

Hi Nick
So glad you're enjoying it. Let me know what you think of the ending (subtly!), and if you've a moment, do post a review somewhere!
Kind Regards, James

posted 20th February 2020

James Ellson
 James Ellson says:

Hi Anne
You're so right - omelettes. Yes, a great day, but tired now!
It will be brilliant to see you at an event.
James X

posted 20th February 2020

Lorna Ball
 Lorna Ball says:

Congratulations, James. I took The Trail with me to the Maldives and it was a hard job to put the book down and snorkel with manta rays! I found it an excellent read: well plotted with surprising twists and turns. It was a page turner with fast flowing writing that didn't get in the way of reading, but was good at describing surroundings and events. Characterisation was good too; I didn't necessarily like all of the main characters (with the exception of Rick, of course), but they were convincingly drawn. Your experience in the police force and in Nepal shone through. Roll on the sequel! Regards, Lorna x

posted 21st February 2020

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