I NO LONGER SUPPORT THE PROMOTION AND PUBLICATION OF THIS NOVEL.
Mrs Natalie Leith has been found to be fraudulently creating multiple social media personas, then inventing circumstances that would garner her sympathy, attention, gifts, money, services and assistance.
While it appears that Mrs Leith did in fact write this book, the way she conducted herself and the way this book came to publication is beyond belief. She is beneath scum for what she did.
Let me assure you, that I in no way condemn a person hiding behind a pen-name. Neither do I object to a female author calling herself by a male name. If I read the story, it's because I'm interested in the novel. If I friend the author, I do so with no expectations of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or experience. But to completely lie about your life, to invent tragedies and illness, and to lead people on in a romantic setting, this is unacceptable. I therefore withdraw all support, and urge people to NOT BUY this publication.
If you purchased this story from Amazon, I have been told you can return it for a refund. I implore that no one purchase this novel in the future, as we do not want Mrs Natalie Leith profiting any more on this book than she already has.
If you have purchased it, or if you can obtain it for free - then by all means read it and enjoy the story inside. I'm to understand it is half decent. We don't have to agree with a person's lifestyle to enjoy the fruits of their labour. But let us not encourage further rotten fruit from this tree by not paying for it.
To Natalie Leith, if she should read this: please get yourself some help. Pick up your handbag, get in your car, and take yourself to the nearest police station. Tell them you are handing yourself in, and confess. Then ask them for help. The first thing they should do is take away your internet connection.
Today on my blog we have a guest interview with my Kiwi neighbour, ES Skipper. Emmett recently hit the best seller lists with his book, London Calling (Flight of the Kiwi #1).
For those who don’t know, New Zealand and Australia have a love-hate relationship, rather like USA and Canada. NZ are our “kiwi cousins”, and thus (as every Aussie knows) vastly inferior. *wink* But we allow them to be on “our side” during every war. Now if we could only win that bloody rugby cup from them…
Blurb: Tamati Kumeroa is about to embark on his great adventure, his Gap Year, after finishing his arts degree. He’s talked about this with his best friend Steve for so long and now that it’s finally here, he can’t wait to get started. On his last night in New Zealand, the barman he’s lusted after for so long decides to make sure Tamati won’t easily forget him. Talk about bad timing….
His flight to London is certainly memorable, especially when a very rich Arab makes Tamati an offer that he’d be a fool to turn down. And when he accepts it, what he encounters is a very memorable time indeed, spent with a sexy man and a host of new friends.
His trip is off to a very interesting start. One thing Tamati didn’t bargain on was losing his heart…
Renae: Hi, Emmett. Thanks for joining me on my blog today.
Emmett: Hey Renae! Thanks for having me.
Renae: First up, do you follow the rugby? How do you feel each time Australia beats NZ?
Emmett: Hmm, it doesn’t happen that often so not bothered. We like to give our neighbours a chance now and again. Just so they don’t feel left out. ;)
Renae: Do you consider Aussies as your “cousins,” or are our cultures too different to be considered related?
Emmett: All I will say is that we have your back, just like we know you will have ours. Our cultures are very different, and like you said, it’s a love-hate relationship. But we kinda sorta love you guys.
Renae: Tell me, is London Calling your first book?
Emmett: It’s my first full length novelette. I have a short story in an anthology called Bollocks. My story No Worries Mate is based in NZ.
Emmett: Fan Fiction actually. I read a few stories and thought I could do better than that. My brother told me to put my money where my mouth was and prove it.
Renae: Would you consider Flight of the Kiwi series to be a gay romance? Gay literature? Gay erotica? All of the above?
Emmett: Can I just say it’s a story. But you will laugh and cry and get hot with the book.
Renae: Tell me a little bit more about Tamati. Is he Maori?
Emmett: Tamati is an art graduate doing his Oversea Experience, a common thing for young kiwi’s to do. He also has a heart of gold. He always finds the good in people. Maybe not always the right choice but it will never deter him. Tamati is part Maori. There is actually no full blooded Maori left.
Renae: Is this book a HEA?
Emmett: The series has a HEA as for this story. It depends on how you look at it. I think that is up to the individual reader.
Renae: So what’s next in the series?
Emmett: ‘Fountain of Dreams.’ Tamati is onto his next adventure where he will be in his element as an art graduate. He will get to visit the places he has only read about. Of course along the way he will meet other people making new friends and who knows who else.
Renae: Where can we buy London Calling?
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