Things Unseen – introducing my new novel

Things Unseen - introducing my new novelI’ve published a novel! It’s called Things Unseen, a psycho-romance, available in eBook format from Amazon.com (Kindle) and Smashwords (Kindle, EPUB and other formats).

Yes, I’ve joined the ranks of technical writers who write fiction, following in the footsteps of the indefatigable Dave Gash and the irrepressible Patty Blount. (And more, I’d guess.)

What’s the book about?

Dirk and Elise meet in Cape Town in the mid 1980s. They fall in love. Things happen. Well, you’d expect that! But some of the happenings are tragic, scary, or just plain weird.

Dirk and Elise bump heads with lovable rascals and with more complicated people. Evil people, supernatural beings? That’s for you to find out.

What do I think of it?

I am delighted with this book, and proud of all it represents. A love story. African and European cultures meeting, competing, and merging to produce something new. The results of careful study of African culture, language and stories.

Is there a link between African witchdoctors and Carl Jung? Read the book to see what Dirk and Elise discover. In this, I am indebted to M. Vera Bührmann’s book, Living in Two Worlds, Communication between a white healer and her black counterparts.

I think you’ll enjoy Things Unseen. I hope you’ll love it as much as I do.

The artist

Ryan Maddox designed the cover for Things Unseen. He’s the talented artist who created the illustrations for my technical book, Confluence, Tech Comm, Chocolate, a wiki as platform extraordinaire for technical communication.

I’d love to know what you think

If you read Things Unseen I’d love to know what you think of it. If you can add a review on Amazon.com, that would be awesome. Or add a comment on this blog post. This is exciting and just a bit scary!

Here are the links again:

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About Sarah Maddox

Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

Posted on 9 February 2013, in book, Fiction, technical writing, Things Unseen and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Wow, Sarah – congratulations! That is quite an accomplishment.

  2. Thanks Shweta, Ed and Arnold. :)

    There’s now a Facebook page too: http://www.facebook.com/ThingsUnseenTheBook

  3. Congrats. Checked the facebook page too :)

  4. Here’s a review by a less-than-unbiased bookworm, who nevertheless has interesting insights into the book: Inside the book – Things Unseen by Sarah Maddox. :)

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