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The Telephone Call is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

The Telephone Call by Michael Pakenham

Genre: Thriller

Tour Dates: 28th January - 3rd February 2020

Publication Date: 28th January 2020

Formats available: Mobi or Epub (Internationally) and UK Paperbacks

Estimated Page Count - 368

Standalone story but is the second DCI Daniel Appleman thriller (PDFs of Book 1 can be requested)

Potential Trigger Warnings: Violence, Implied Paedophilia/ Underage Sex, Drugs, Sex

Types of post available: Reviews (preferred) or basic promo / spotlight posts

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When Rosemary Sherwood overhears a disturbing conversation between her husband, Harry Sherwood and an unknown caller, she has no idea that her life’s about to change forever. Fleeing to France for fear of her own safety, Harry threatens to kill their son if she ever dares to breathe a word of anything she overheard.

Torn between hiding out in France and re-connecting with her estranged son, Rosemary returns to England twelve years later believing that she and her son are now out of danger...

A web of deceit and lies has been woven over the years to cover up the antics of Harry and his friends, who are no strangers to violence and murder and who will stop at nothing to ensure they aren’t exposed.

Private Detective Daniel Appleman takes on the case, but can he track down these men before they wreak havoc on the Sherwood family?

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About Michael Pakenham

Michael Pakenham is part of a well-known Irish literary family. Generations of his family lived at Langford Lodge on Loch Neagh outside Belfast. His father was killed in the Second World War and the estate was sold. His mother then took Michael and his sister to Tucson Arizona until the end of the war. On returning to England, his mother bought a farm in Hampshire and Michael has lived in the county ever since. Having served in the Grenadier Guards – the fourth generation to do so – Michael returned to take over his mother’s farming enterprises until he sold his farming interests in 1990 and started his writing career. This will be his eighth book and the second in the Daniel Appleman series. He lives outside Winchester with his wife. He has three children and a string of grandchildren.

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Blog Tour Schedule

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

28th January

  1.  littlemrsreader

  2.  B for bookreview

  3. Jazzy Book Reviews

29th January

  1. Little Miss Book Lover 87

  2. Brianne’s Book Reviews

  3. Jessica Belmont

30th January

  1. Babydolls and razorblades

  2. Ginger Book Geek

  3. donnasbookblog

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