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(Although the title states New I am happy to showcase any quality books from published/self published authors).
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Jan Harper pen name Louie Jerome, was a founder member of this blog and sadly passed away August 2010.
Her books are available online. This page is dedicated to her and is being constructed at the present time.
Peter And The Black Dog has taken several years to write and has been completed several times, scrapped, and rewritten. Writing it has been something of a catharsis in the life of the author and it is with great excitement that she now looks forward to the release of this, her second book.
There is also an element of sadness and loss at having finished working on something that has been around for so long.
‘Things got really bad when I was given a gift for my birthday. It was a red and yellow tricycle with a trailer on the back, and I was madly pedalling the thing around and around the courtyard at the back of our flat. My friends, Peter and the Black Dog, were riding in the back, and we were really laughing and enjoying the game. I see the whole scene clearly in my mind’s eye, as though it had been only yesterday. My brother, who is two years younger than me, came outside and wanted to ride in the trailer. I refused to let him because my friends were in there.
He threw a tantrum and ran screaming to our mother. She was very angry and punished me for telling lies and being such a greedy, selfish child. Looking back, I see her point of view. She was, in her opinion, faced with a child who was either telling blatant lies, or clearly had a mental problem’