Books

Interview: Scott Thompson, Author of Eight Days

Scott, your new book Eight Days comes out in March 2016. Tell us a bit about the story and what inspired you to write it.

I can’t remember the exact moment when the idea for Eight Days came about. Usually new story ideas come fast, through a dream or event, but this one came slowly. I do know that several people who I cared for had died within a year or so. Two of them died within a couple of weeks of each other. I was sad about their loss, but I also knew that I would see them again. Not here, but somewhere. I wanted to explore this and began researching Heaven and the most believed ideas on the afterlife.

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Books

Book Reviews: Revolution, Various Thrillers, and the New Jojo Moyes

The holiday period saw a slight decrease in reading activity, due to my personal holiday tradition of curling up on the sofa with a roast dinner, the cat and a load of old films. I keep a list throughout the year of things I’d like to watch at Xmas, and then I do.

So the past couple of weeks have been less bookish than normal. But still, here’s what I’ve read.

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