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A Degree of Uncertainty by Nicola K Smith

Genre: Contemporary fiction

Blog Tour - 18th - 27th January 2020

Publication Date: 14th November 2019

Standalone Novel

Estimated Page Count - 336

Formats available: Mobi (International) or UK Paperbacks

Types of post available: Reviews, extracts, Q&As or Guest Posts

‘There had been a time when a steady stream of locals walked the streets to attend Sunday morning services, but numbers had dwindled as residents moved out of the town and students moved in, a sort of social osmosis. Harry looked around him, hoping he would see a group of elderly worshippers maintaining the proper order of things. No one came.’


Tensions are rising in the West Cornwall town of Poltowan…

Harry Manchester will not stand by and see his beloved hometown turned into a student ghetto — and many residents and students are relying on him.

But Harry’s stance sets him on a collision course with Dawn Goldberg, formidable Vice Chancellor of Poltowan University, who is set on doubling its size and cementing her career legacy.

As Harry’s marriage falls apart, his business comes under threat, and fellow traders accuse him of halting progress, Dawn is battling her own demons, not least the need to live up to her late father’s expectations and erase the memory of his tragic death.

It’s town versus gown, and something’s got to give…

About Nicola K Smith

Nicola K Smith is a freelance journalist contributing to a number of titles including the The Times,,, BBC Countryfile and Sainsbury’s Magazine. She lives in Falmouth, Cornwall, a town which inspired A Degree of Uncertainty, although it is set in the fictional Cornish town of Poltowan.

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Blog Tour Schedule

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18th January

  1. Northernreader

  2. Radzy Writes

  3. Stacy is reading

19th January

  1. donnasbookblog

  2. Karen Reads and recommends

  3. Cheryl M-M's Book Blog

20th January

  1. Cal Turner Reviews

  2. Nesie's Place

  3. Bookmarks and Stages

21st January

  1. My Reading Corner

  2. Nursebookie Blog

  3. Herding Cats

22nd January

  1. Jazzy Book Reviews

  2. Ginger Book Geek

  3. Whispering Stories

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