Authors Showcase: Silence and Circumstance by Roy Dimond
March 25, 2015
The Book: Silence and Circumstance
The Author: Roy Dimond
The Story: For eleven days in December 1926, that was the question all of England was asking. Was she kidnapped, or possibly a pawn trapped in an international mystery? Or could she actually be the puppet-master, secretly manipulating an entire nation from behind her typewriter?
Did one of the most disciplined writing minds the world has ever known really just “black out,” only to somehow reappear eleven days later, feeble and disorientated at a spa hotel? And what really was written in her missing diary regarding those eleven mysterious days?
Through a weaving of facts and fiction, the adventure unfolds through the perspective of her governess, Charlotte “Carlo” Fisher. Having accepted the role of confidante to the great writer, and ignited by the receipt of a mysterious letter, Charlotte embarks on a sinister and harrowing quest.
In her exploits, Charlotte is aided by many of the famous and elite of the twentieth century. While Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his protégé, Ian Fleming, speed towards Istanbul on the Orient Express in search of Agatha’s diary, Charlotte discovers clues that dispatch her to Berlin where she stumbles into a world gone mad.
Mysterious societies emerge from the shadows, and it appears something dark is rising…
About Roy Dimond:
Roy Dimond lives with his wife in Pender Harbour, a small fishing village on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Locals call it “Penderdise.”
In his first life, Roy had the honor of helping at risk children and their families. In his second life, he pursues his love of travel and writing. Having explored four continents from Cuzco to Kyoto, Santorini to Tsumago, his wanderings have all found a way into his stories.
Roy’s first book is called The Singing Bowl and is now in a Second Edition. His second novel is called, The Rubicon Effect and his third book, and first work of non-fiction, Saving Our Pennys is also available.
Imagination is a wonderful thing.
Roy Dimond has it.
He takes a real incident in literary history, the disappearance of famous mystery Author Agatha Christi, asks the important question of “What if,” and he is off and running on one of the real fascinating books you can find on today’s bookshelves.
Where did she go?
What happened to her?
And will it take the cunning investigative work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming to find her?
The answer may be wrapped up in a dark and dangerous world entwined with international intrigue.
And which mysterious societies are to blame?
It’s the kind of world that Agatha Christi would create.
Now Roy Dimond has done it as well.
This is one journey you definitely want to take.
You’ll be glad you did.