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Pre-Order My Life as a Dog

My Life as a Dog by LA Davenport in ebook and paperback

Dear reader, not only is my memoir My Life as a Dog finished, edited and ready for the world, but it is available for pre-order as an ebook on all good online books stores.

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Hounds of love

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I am happy to report that, after much blood, sweat and tears (well, some sweat and a lot of effort), my memoir of a life shared with a black and tan dachshund is coming soon.

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Dog days are here again

Kevin the Dachshund in My Life as a Dog by LA Davenport - 4

An update on writing and my next book – a memoir of my life with a dachshund called Kevin.

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Escape Everywhere!!


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Finally, after a period of exclusivity on Amazon, I am very happy to announce that my debut novel, Escape, is now available on all your favourite eBook stores.

It’s available now on Apple Books, Google Play, Kobo, and Nook, as well as on Amazon, of course.

You can find out more about Escape, and it’s how I was inspired to write it here.

L. A. Davenport

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Escape is "Amazing"!

My debut novel, Escape, has been described by readers and reviewers as “awesome” and “amazing”, and with “a plot that leaves you emotionally wrecked”…

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Find out more, and read it now, exclusively on Amazon.


L. A. Davenport


No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Finding my Nook

Excitement! Intrigue!

Well, maybe not intrigue, but definitely excitement – my short story collections No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are now available on Barnes & Noble / Nook.

See, told you it was exciting!

L. A. Davenport

PS, Escape, my debut thriller, is also out now.
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No Escape

It's in my hands, it can't get away now...!

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Escape, the debut thriller, is out now.

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Escape – Out Now!

I’m excited to announce that my debut novel, Escape, is out now and available as an ebook and in paperback on Amazon.

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Escape to Dream

How my heartbreak following the death of David Bowie led me to Tumblr and the inspiration for the dream sequences in my debut novel Escape.

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Five-star Inspiration

Six years ago, I went on holiday to southern Italy. I thought I was going to get away from it all, but I ended up being inspired to write my first novel.

Find out how a strange occurrence in a five-star hotel and a chance encounter with a mysterious Russian led to the genesis of my new thriller Escape.

L. A. Davenport

(I have also written about the inspiration behind my collections Dear Lucifer and Other Stories and No Way Home.)
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The Way Home

Dear reader, I have written a story-by-story explanation of the inspiration and background to all six pieces included in my collection No Way Home.

It was very enjoyable to look back at the stories in that way, as although the book was published in December and I spent the preceding two years working on it, I haven’t taken the opportunity to think in a structured way about how the pieces came about and what I wanted to do in putting them together.

So I hope you find it interesting, and feel free to ask me any questions about those or any other stories.

L. A. Davenport

(To read about the inspiration behind Dear Lucifer and Other Stories, go here.)
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How Dear Lucifer Began

I have just written a piece on the page for my collection Dear Lucifer and Other Stories on what inspired the pieces and how they came to be published in that form.

I hope you find it interesting! I shall be adding pieces on the origins of No Way Home and Escape in the coming days…

L. A. Davenport


Escape, the debut thriller, is out now.

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Escape – Pre-Order Now

Well, finally it’s here.

The moment I can tell you, dear reader, that not only is my novel Escape finished, editing and ready for the world with its shiny cover, but it is available for pre-order, exclusively (for now) on Amazon.

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Print out

I am super excited to announce that my books Dear Lucifer and Other Stories and No Way Home are now available as paperbacks, alongside the original shiny eBooks!

Thanks to Amazon’s lovely print service, you can order them to be delivered straight to your door, and you may even see them turn up on other catalogues.

So to get your copies, head over to my Amazon page to find out more…

L. A. Davenport


Escape, the debut thriller, is out now.

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Deathcast all around!

Finally, Deathcast has joined Screen Grab, Stations of the Soul, No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories on Apple Books, Google Play, and Kobo.

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Grab it in more places!

Good news! You can now get Screen Grab on your favourite online book store, as it has joined Stations of the Soul, No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories on Apple Books, Google Play, and Kobo.

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Creating Book Covers

For the covers of my collections No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories, I had the great fortune of working with someone who is not only a great friend but also a great designer, David Löwe, from Berlin, Germany.

To find out how David approaches design in general, and the covers for my books in particular, I caught up with him recently, asking him on how he comes up with his ideas, how he uses typography, the challenge of eBooks and the importance of animation in presenting book designs.

To read the interview, complete with illustrations, short movies and revealing insights into the creative process, go here.

You can see more of David’s work and some of what inspires him on Instagram.

L. A. Davenport

No Way Home is available now on: Apple Books, Amazon, Google Play and Kobo.

Dear Lucifer & Other Stories is out now on: Apple Books, Amazon, Google Play and Kobo.
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A Pinterest in my favourite books

For a little while now, I’ve had a board on Pinterest with covers of some of my favourite books.

It’s still nascent, but growing all the time. Come over a join me, and maybe post some books of your own.

See the Great books board here, or use the Pincode.

Great Books Pincode from L. A. Davenport




Escape, the debut thriller, is out now.

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Next Station on the Journey

I am delighted to announce that Stations of the Soul has joined No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories on Apple Books, Google Play, and Kobo.

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Dear Lucifer: Reboot

While to all outwards appearances Dear Lucifer and Other Stories still looks the same, it has gone through somewhat of a transformation under the hood.

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Brand New Cover – No Way Home

I am very happy to announce that my short story collection No Way Home has had a makeover and has a brand-new cover!

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No Way Home: On Google Play!

I am delighted to announce that my short story collection No Way Home is available now on Google Play!

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Dear Lucifer: On Google Play!

I am delighted to announce that my short story collection Dear Lucifer and Other Stories is available now on Google Play!

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From Dear Lucifer: The Last Moment

While you are waiting, dear readers, for my novel Escape to be published, I wanted to give you something to whet your appetite.

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Writing Process: Surveillance Capitalism

In October, I talked about a couple of books that I had found very inspiring for an as-yet unnamed book that I am writing about a dystopian future.

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No Way Home – On The Move!

The design for my new book No Way Home was by the brilliant David Löwe.

Here on Instagram he has turned it into an animation.

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Book Giveaway for Reviewers!

Would you like a free copy of my new short story collection No Way Home?

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No Way Home Out Now!

My new short story collection No Way Home is out now on Apple Books, Amazon and Kobo.

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No Way Home ON APPLE BOOKS

My new short story collection No Way Home is now available for pre-order on Apple Books, as well as Amazon and Kobo.

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Stations of the Soul: FREE For 5 Days

To celebrate the launch of my short short collection No Way Home on December 16, grab my story Stations of the Soul for free for five days only!

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No Way Home PRE-ORDER

My new short story collection No Way Home is available for pre-order now on Amazon and Kobo.*

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One Day Left for Deathcast!

There’s one day left to grab your free copy of my story Deathcast to celebrate the launch of my new story Stations of the Soul!

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Deathcast: FREE For 5 Days Only

To celebrate the launch of my new story Stations of the Soul, grab my story Deathcast for free for five days only!

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Stations of the Soul Out Now!

New story out now: Stations of the Soul

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Stations of the Soul PRE-ORDER!

I have a new story available for pre-order: Stations of the Soul

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Dear Lucifer ON SALE!!!

Dear Lucifer & Other Stories is ON SALE for Two Weeks Only!

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Ready for editing...

Deathcast by L. A. Davenport available now on Amazon, Kindle, Apple Books, Google Play, and Kobo

Sending the next story from my upcoming collection to be edited…


Escape, the debut thriller, is out now.

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Where are we now?

Finally I am here, back at my desk from a long period away with work, work, work, and I'm slowly trying to get my mind back into the space of writing fiction.

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Deathcast ... Out Now!

New story out now: Deathcast

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Thank you, The Bestseller Experiment

I think I’ve always been a writer. My mother likes to talk about the poetry and short stories I wrote when I was knee-high to a grasshopper. Certainly for as long as I can remember, I have been creating stories, characters, conversations, scenes and even entire fictional worlds, and lived so deeply in my favourite books that it feels, looking back, as if fiction was more real to me than reality.

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Screen Grab: FREE For 5 Days Only

To celebrate the upcoming launch of my new story Deathcast, grab my story Screen Grab for free for five days only!

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Deathcast PRE-ORDER!

I have a new story available for pre-order: Deathcast

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Writing Process: Research

I am doing some (well, lots, actually) of research for a novel I am working on. The idea has been gestating for a long time, but I needed some inspiration to help me give it more shape.

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Screen Grab ... Out Now!

New story out now: Screen Grab

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Screen Grab PRE-ORDER!

I have a new story available for pre-order: Screen Grab

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Dear Lucifer Design Process

The cover design process for my book Dear Lucifer and Other Stories by the brilliant David Löwe.

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Dear Lucifer ... Out Now!

My new book Dear Lucifer & Other Stories is out now…

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Dear Lucifer PRE-ORDER!

I have a new ebook available for pre-order: Dear Lucifer & Other Stories

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My New Book (+ a free short story)

I have a new book coming out! (Soon…)

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