I added another 5,000 words this past week to my work-in-press, Uncontacted Frontier, the third in the series of Carrie Bloomfield novels. I’m currently up to around 24,400 words total.
The Allston Variant just appeared on Amazon.com!
April 10: I enjoyed the professional reading/ agent reviews of randomly selected manuscripts at tonight’s Mystery Writers of America New England Chapter at the Brookline Public Library.
After I read my original children’s story, “Ashanti’s Ham Radio Saves the Day” to the 3rd grade class at St. Columbkille last month, several of the kids wanted to do the illustration for a front cover. Here is one of the more talented drawings:
I received two additional blurbs for the cover of my upcoming scientific mystery-thriller “The Allston Variant.” Many thanks to Greg and Luke for their kind words:
“The Allston Variant, Phil Temples’ frighteningly plausible new novel, enthralls with its breathtaking pace and complex heroine, scientist/undercover agent Carrie Bloomfield, while elucidating the latest advances in biotechnology. A smart, steamy thriller! —Gregory Wolos, author of Women of Consequence and Turnpike
“Thrillers are my guilty pleasure, and The Allston Variant is the guiltiest of guilty pleasures. Temples not only spins an excellent yarn, he can write!” —Luke Salisbury, author of The Answer Is Baseball and No Common War