Lamplight  by @adavidbarrett

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About the Book

As Davey O’Shea works as a Sparker for Nikola Tesla, implementing his wireless electricity technology to the streets of London in 1888, he is also on the lookout as a detective for Scotland Yard during the peak of Jack the Ripper’s gruesome spree. Visited by a strange man one night out on the job, Davey is presented with the legendary sword, Excalibur, and upon touching it, learns he is a descendant of King Arthur himself. Now armed with the knowledge of his famed ancestor, Davey joins forces with other descendants of the Round Table to search for King Arthur’s true nemesis. Always two steps behind, however, and with more of the Ripper’s victims piling up, Davey must find a way to get ahead in order to stop both past and present adversaries.

About the Author

A. David Barrett is a husband, friend, and author. His debut novel is called Lamplight. His quirky personality often helps him craft a unique take on a mixture of tales and stories that are not often seen merged. He lives in small-town midwestern America, with his wife and three cats. A. David Barrett also has a published short story with Scout Media and his own publishing and multimedia company, Fiddler and Shoots Productions, for his multiple podcasts and literature. He is often listening to an audiobook or getting lost in his own imagination dreaming about the next story to write.

Qn 1: Can you tell us more about your book What is it about?

My book is a relatable tale about an unassuming man that gets tasked with the seemingly impossible task of hunting down an ancient foe of King Arthur all the while dealing with Jack the Ripper in an alternate reality 1888 London.

Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in this book, is it directed at any particular market?

Anyone that is a fan of the unique. It has thriller elements that mix with some fantasy, small amounts of horror (not a lot) and relatable characters.

Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors, which are your favourite and why?

One of my favorite books is The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Another favorite is Jumper by Steven Gould.

Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new, or trying to enhance their writing?

Keep at it and do your research when trying to publish, it can get expensive really quickly.

Qn 5: Where can our readers find out more about you, do you have a website, or a way to be contacted?

I have a website, it is

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