The Glass Diplomat is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on rachel@rachelsrandomresources.com with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

The Glass Diplomat by S.R. Wilsher

Genre: Literary Fiction / Thriller / Historical fiction

Tour Dates: 20th - 26th  August 2018

Publication Date: 20th August 2018

Formats available: Mobi, Epub and PDF

Estimated Page Count - 340

Standalone novel

Types of post available: Reviews, guest posts, Q&As or extracts

In 1973 Chile, as General Augusto Pinochet seizes power, thirteen-year-old English schoolboy Charlie Norton watches his father walk into the night and never return. Taken in by diplomat, Tomas Abrego, his life becomes intricately linked to the family.

 

Eleven years later, Abrego is the Chilean Ambassador to London and Charlie is reunited with the Abrego sisters. Despite his love for them, he’s unable to prevent Maria falling under the spell of a left-wing revolutionary, or Sophia from being used as a political pawn by her father.

 

His connection to the family is complicated by the growing evidence that Tomas Abrego was somehow involved in his father’s disappearance.

 

As the conflict of a family divided by love and politics comes to a head on the night of the 1989 student riots in Santiago, Charlie has to act to save the sisters from an enemy they cannot see.

About S. R. Wilsher

It didn’t occur to me to write until I was twenty-two, prompted by reading a disappointing book by an author I’d previously liked. I wrote thirty pages of a story I abandoned because it didn’t work on any level. I moved on to a thriller about lost treasure in Central America; which I finished, but never showed to anyone. Two more went the way of the first, and I forgave the author.

After that I became more interested in people-centric stories. I also decided I needed to get some help with my writing, and studied for a degree with the OU. I chose Psychology partly because it was an easier sell to my family than Creative Writing. But mainly because it suited the changing tastes of my writing. When I look back, so many of my choices have been about my writing.

I’ve been writing all my adult life, but nine years ago I had a kidney transplant which interrupted my career, to everyone’s relief. It did mean my output increased, and I developed a work plan that sees me with two projects on the go at any one time. Although that has taken a hit in recent months as I’m currently renovating a house and getting to know my very new granddaughter.

I write for no other reason than I enjoy it deeply. I like the challenge of making a story work. I get a thrill from tinkering with the structure, of creating characters that I care about, and of manipulating a plot that unravels unpredictably, yet logically. I like to write myself into a corner and then see how I can escape. To me, writing is a puzzle I like to spend my time trying to solve.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

20th August

  1. Mai's Musings - Review & Extract

  2. B-Gina Review - Extract

  3. Books Are Cool - Review

21st August

  1. Seansbookreviews - Guest Post

  2. What Cathy Read Next - Review

  3. Ellesea Loves Reading - Extract

22nd August

  1. Jess Bookish Life -Extract

  2. Over The Rainbow Book Blog - Review

  3. Laura Morningstar - loving life everyday - Q&A

  4. Cheryl M-M's Book Blog - Review

23rd August

  1. A Little Book Problem - Review

  2. Jazzy Book Reviews - Extract

  3. Zooloo Book Blog - Extract

24th August

  1. Just4MyBooks - Review

  2. Cheekypee reads and reviews -Extract

  3. Nemesis Book Blog - Guest Post

25th August

  1. donnasbookblog -Review

  2. Novel Deelights - Guest Post

  3. everywhere and nowhere -Guest Post

26th August

  1. Katie's Book Cave - Review

  2. Just Books - Guest Post

  3. A Ticket to Everywhere

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