I’ve been so thrilled and excited by the reception of my latest e-novel, Earthquake, which I published just the beginning of this week. Thanks to everyone who has bought it!

When I first started writing about Thomas Radwinter and his genealogical adventures, I had absolutely no idea that there would be more than one book about him… I didn’t even imagine a sequel, let alone four more books, so yes, Earthquake is the fifth in the series. When I began that first book, I started by Thomas introducing himself, and I have followed that pattern.

So here is a sneak excerpt… this is how Thomas introduces himself in Earthquake:

My name is Thomas Marcus Pemberton Radwinter; I was born in 1980, so I’m thirty-six. I’m about five foot nine and I have brown hair and grey-hazel eyes and dark reddish sort of hair and a beard.
I live in Easthope which is a small old-fashioned seaside town, with my wife Kylie who’s half-Tobagan, and our four children, Kenneil, Casimira, and our twins Vitalija and Marko. Kylie works full-time for my sister-in-law to be, Ruthie in her food business, Radwinter@The India Inn and I’m a stay-at-home dad. I don’t just do housework and take Kenneil to school and look after Cassie and the twins; I’m a solicitor and I work independently, doing conveyancing and will-writing and stuff like that.  I also do genealogical research for other people.
Recently, I’ve been asked to do other things … like finding people, a woman who jumped out of a car at a junction and vanished, and the Moroccan friend an elderly lady brought back from a Mediterranean cruise, and the mysterious Lama who had such power over a hard-working teacher and dad…
There are four of us Radwinter boys, Marcus who’s fifty-seven and a vicar, Paul who has a wine business and has just passed the big 5 0, and John who’s forty-three and is manager of a bookshop and about to publish his first book, ‘The Young Duke and the Little Prince in the Bearskin Cloak’. And then there’s me, the youngest.

If you want to find out what Thomas gets up to in Earthquake, and find out about that seismic event, here is a link:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/EARTHQUAKE-RADWINTER-Book-LOIS-ELSDEN-ebook/dp/B06Y18H8JR/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1491552516&sr=8-1&keywords=lois+elsden

and to Thomas’s other adventures, and my other novels:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_rsis_1_0?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=lois+elsden&sprefix=%2Caps%2C227

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