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♥ Afternoon Tea with a Writer

The Istanbul Puzzle by Lawrence O'Bryan

Irish writer Laurence O’Bryan is the author of the Istanbul Puzzle. It’s his debut novel and the official publication date is the 19th January 2012. Harper Collins (Avon imprint) the publisher of The Istanbul Puzzle have signed Laurence for a three-book deal. The book will be available, at launch, in eight countries they are: Ireland, Australia, Canada, Greece, Italy, New Zealand,Turkey and the UK. (Greece, Italy and Turkey in translation obviously). Harper Collins describe the book as ‘an electrifying conspiracy thriller which will entice fans of Scott Mariani, Sam Bourne and Dan Brown.’

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♥ Favourite Quotes//four

“I like to listen.  I have learned a great deal from listening carefully.  Most people never listen.”

Ernest Hemingway  1899 – 1961.

I like this quote because it reminds me that I although I hear a lot, I am not always listening. I need to be more attentive.  I think listening skills are sadly vastly underrated.

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