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Killing Off Characters

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A Twist of Fortune

One of the most difficult decisions I had to make in my latest book, A Twist of Fortune, was to let one of the characters die. Not one of the main characters or gawd forbid the protagonist, because then the series would be over. I won’t tell you who it was, other than to say that it was a very friendly character that almost everybody inside the story (and readers too!!) liked and enjoyed. It was difficult because I tend to grow fond of the characters and except for the villains, would really like them to stick around.

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First Review of A Twist of Fortune on Amazon.com

A Twist of Fortune

The first review of A Twist of Fortune has been posted on  Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/Twist-Fortune-Mike-Martin/dp/1634903803/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1428766561&sr=8-6&keywords=a+twist+of+fortune

A Twist Of Fortune is a piece of crime fiction set in and around Grand Bank Newfoundland, Canada. Sergeant Winston Windflower is a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. This is the fourth book about the sergeant. The book opens with Windflower’s girlfriend, Sheila, being taken away in handcuffs at a community protest about the closure of the local fish plant.

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New Sgt. Windflower Mystery: A Twist of Fortune is Now Live

Novel - A Twist of Fortune

A Twist of Fortune

 

We’re very excited to announce that A Twist of Fortune, the 4th installment in the Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series is now live and available for order from Chapters/indigo in Canada. Below are a few pics from the Book Launch in Ottawa on April 8.

We’re very excited to announce that A Twist of Fortune, the 4th installment in the Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series is now live and available for order from Chapters/indigo in Canada. Below are a few pics from the Book Launch in Ottawa on April 8.

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Author Mike Martin signs an option agreement to bring character to the small screen

That’s the headline in the Southern Gazette and all across the Newfoundland News network. People in Newfoundland and Labrador and readers all over the world are excited to hear that Sgt. Windflower will be coming to television. Many thanks to all of you who have reached out to share in this great news and stay tuned for more news as it develops.

Here are the links to the Southern Gazette  and Newfoundland News network articles.