Time flies by so fast! My second novel Revolution Day was published by Crooked Cat a year ago today. In honour of that, the e-book is reduced to 99p/99c until 17 July!
It seems appropriate to commemorate the day, because anniversaries feature heavily in the novel. The title, Revolution Day, itself refers to the annual celebration of the events which, somewhat fortuitously, brought President Carlos Almanzor to power in a fictional Latin American country. The novel begins on the thirty-seventh of these occasions, as the ageing Carlos walks out onto his balcony to give his time-honoured speech to the crowd who by now know much of it by heart.
And I don’t think I’m giving too much away if I say that it ends twelve months later, on the thirty-eighth. During that intervening year, Vice-President Manuel Jimenez has been orchestrating a complex plot against Carlos. Not by force – he lacks a military power base…
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