News Releases 2014

New Book In Cozy Mystery Series About Unhuman Inspector Hobbes by Wilkie Martin

30 September 2014 http://www.prlog.org/12377685-new-book-in-cozy-mystery-series-about-unhuman-inspector-hobbes-by-wilkie-martin.html
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New Book In Cozy Mystery Series About Unhuman Inspector Hobbes by Wilkie Martin

Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers is the third book in the unhuman comedy crime fantasy series of humorous cozy mysteries by Wilkie Martin set in the Cotswolds and released 30 September 2014.

Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers (unhuman III) by WIlkie MArtin

Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers (unhuman III) by WIlkie Martin

Cirencester writer Wilkie Martin continues the exciting comedy crime fantasy adventures of Inspector Hobbes with Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers, the third book in his unhuman series. The still disaster-prone Andy Caplet continues to narrate his adventures with police detective Inspector Hobbes as they take a well-earned holiday in the Blacker Mountains where Andy discovers a skeleton, the last remains of his new love interest’s husband. Back in the sleepy Cotswold town of Sorenchester Andy tries to make sense of Hobbes’s investigation into a gold-robbery at Grossman’s Bank, managed by a soup eating vampire, and sees Hobbes nearly floored by an unexpected American visitor.

Sample the first two chapters for FREE at Book2Look (a new book previewing website) http://www.book2look.co.uk/vBook.aspx?id=o8I6rbXQPo

Once again I was transported into another world where the characters are interesting and build in tandem with the story line. This author has become one of my favorites as he uses his characters to showcase a dry wit in tense situations. No one character leaves the story unscathed by this rapier like wit’ (Koeur’s Book Reviews http://koeur.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/review-inspector-hobbes-and-the-gold-diggers-by-wilkie-martin/)

Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers is published by The Witcherley Book Company. It is available in paperback and eBook from all major online retailers. There is a FREE book giveaway for 2 signed paperback copies on GoodReads that can be entered with a facebook or GoodReads logon. The draw is on 31 October 2014 http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23253695-inspector-hobbes-and-the-gold-diggers.

All the unhuman series are stand-alone novels and are suitable for teenagers and upwards, and include Inspector Hobbes and the Blood (unhuman I) ‘Odd, inventive, and genuinely very funny indeed’ (Cotswold Life), and Inspector Hobbes and the Curse (unhuman II) – far out fantasy full of odd characters and action’ (Jo Ann Hakola http://bkfaerie.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/inspector-hobbes-and-curse-by-wilkie.html), It’s a Holmesian spoof’ (Carol Siewert http://carols.booklikes.com/post/881775/supernatural-holmes).


Cotswold author Wilkie Martin takes number 2 position on USA Amazon bestsellers list

23 April 2014 R1  http://www.prfire.co.uk/media-publishing/cotswold-author-wilkie-martin-takes-number-2-position-on-usa-amazon-bestsellers-list-155850
23 April 2014 R2 http://prlog.org/12313646

Wilkie Martin and his book Inspector Hobbes and the Blood

Wilkie Martin and his book Inspector Hobbes and the Blood

Memorable and engaging characters take Inspector Hobbes and the Blood by Wilkie Martin to the Top 2 position on Amazon in the US.

PRLog (Press Release)Apr. 23, 2014CIRENCESTER, U.K.Inspector Hobbes and the Blood by Cirencester author Wilkie Martin is the first in his unhuman series of humorous mysteries. It has reached the number 2 position in Amazon.com’s Comedy bestseller category for Kindle books. It has also featured as the Top 14 book for British Detectives and Top 27 for Cozy Mysteries.

Wilkie said ‘my publisher, The Witcherley Book Company, ran a small promotion on the books and I’m delighted with the results, especially in the USA. The main character in the books was inspired by Alan Titchmarch’s portrayal of a Neanderthal during a documentary. The books narrator, Andy Caplet, fills the same role as Dr Watson in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Homes stories since the eponymous Hobbes is so different it provides the reader with a way into his character, although Andy has far more character flaws than Dr Watson.’

It is set in the Cotswolds and is a story of murder, mayhem and missing violins, introducing a cast of memorable and engaging characters, who also feature in the following book, Inspector Hobbes and the Curse.

Cotswold Life’s Katie Jarvis reviewed the book as ‘odd, inventive, and genuinely very funny indeed’ and other reviews love the characters and humour, demanding more in the series.  The third book Inspector Hobbes and the Root of All Evil is planned for publication later this year.  They are suitable for anyone with a quirky sense of humor, from teenagers upwards. The first two books in the unhuman series are available on Amazon in Kindle and paperback. Wilkie’s profile on Amazon has links to the books http://www.amazon.com/Wilkie-Martin/e/B00CJ01NTG. The paperbacks are also available from other online retailers, or to order from bookshops.


Huge Saving on 1st Amazon Kindle book in humorous mystery series by Wilkie Martin 22 April 2014

22 April 2014 R1  http://www.prlog.org/12312888-huge-saving-on-1st-amazon-kindle-book-in-humorous-mystery-series-by-wilkie-martin-22-april-2014.html
22 April 2014 R2  http://reports.pr-inside.com/huge-saving-on-1st-amazon-kindle-r4027379.htm

Inspector Hobbes and the Blood by Wilkie Martin

Inspector Hobbes and the Blood by Wilkie Martin

2014-04-22 12:49:37 – The first book in Wilkie Martin’s humorous mystery series, Inspector Hobbes and the Blood, is on offer at 99c/99p Amazon (US and UK) on 22 April 2014

Wilkie Martin’s humorous debut novel, Inspector Hobbes and the Blood (http://www.amazon.com/dp/0957635109 ), is set in the Cotswolds and described as ‘Odd, inventive, and genuinely very funny indeed’ by Cotswold Life magazine. It is the first outing of his endearing and memorable characters and hits ‘the road running with more double entendres than a Carry On film’ (Amazon.com Top 100 reviewer). This comedy crime fantasy series starts by introducing Inspector Hobbes’s investigations into a murder and a series of thefts as described by the clumsy narrator Andy Caplet, whose own incompetence and occasionally well-meaning mishaps are reminiscent of the adventures of Inspector Clouseau. On 22 April 2014, it is on offer at only 99c on Amazon.com or at 99p on Amazon.co.uk.

It diverting light read from Wilkie Martin (http://www.wilkiemartin.com (http://www.wilkiemartin.com)) that will change your perceptions of the Cotswolds forever and is suitable for teenagers upwards. Although part of a series, this and the following book, Inspector Hobbes and the Curse, can be read as stand-alone novels.

Using free software from Amazon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000423913 ) it can be read on other devices. It is also available in paperback from bookshops or online retailers.


New humorous mystery series introduced at London Book Fair 2014

6 April 2014 R1  http://www.pr-inside.com/new-humorous-mystery-series-introduced-at-r4006484.htm
6 April 2014 R2  http://www.prlog.org/12305943-new-humorous-mystery-series-introduced-at-london-book-fair-2014.html

Inspector Hobbes and the Curse by Wilkie Martin

Inspector Hobbes and the Curse by Wilkie Martin

The Witcherley Book Company introduce the new humorous mystery series at the London Book Fair 2014 8-10 April.

PRLog (Press Release)Apr. 6, 2014CIRENCESTER, U.K.New independent book publisher The Witcherley Book Company is attending the International London Book Fair for the first time. ‘We’ll be on the Independent Publishers Guild’s stand J200, and are looking forward to the opportunity this gives to meet with top industry professionals. We’re delighted to already have appointments with some of them.’

The Witcherley Book Company will be presenting the new humorous mystery series unhuman by Cotswold author Wilkie Martin. ‘We’re very excited about this new series which has some great reviews’. As well as reviews online, this includes one from Cotswold Life magazine:

‘Odd, inventive, and genuinely very funny indeed’ .

The first two books in the series (Inspector Hobbes and the Blood and Inspector Hobbes and the Curse) are available in paperback and in Kindle from Amazon, other online retailers and from bookshops. The books will also be available in other ebook formats later this year.

‘We are having a special promotion during the Book Fair on the Kindle ebook version of Inspector Hobbes and the Curse .’ It will be available for $1.99/£1.99 from 7-12 April on Amazon.com ( http://www.amazon.com/Inspector-Hobbes-Curse-fast-paced-f… ) and Amazon.co.uk ( http://www.amazon.co.uk/Inspector-Hobbes-Curse-fast-paced-fantasy-ebook/dp/B00G9MXDZ2 ).


Big Savings on 2nd Amazon Kindle book in humorous mystery series by Wilkie Martin 7-13 April 2014

4 April 2014  http://www.prlog.org/12305308-big-savings-on-2nd-amazon-kindle-book-in-humorous-mystery-series-by-wilkie-martin-7-13-april-2014.html

Inspector Hobbes and the Curse by Wilkie Martin

Inspector Hobbes and the Curse by Wilkie Martin

Wilkie Martin’s humorous mystery novel Inspector Hobbes and the Curse is on offer at over 50% off on Amazon Kindle on 7-13 April 2014

PRLog (Press Release)Apr. 4, 2014CIRENCESTER, U.K.Bringing back Inspector Hobbes and Andy Caplet, Inspector Hobbes and the Curse (http://www.amazon.com/Inspector-Hobbes-Curse-fast-paced-fantasy-ebook/dp/B00G9MXDZ2 (http://www.amazon.com/Inspector-Hobbes-Curse-fast-paced-fantasy-ebook/dp/B00G9MXDZ2)) ‘is the second book about these great characters. Just love them’ (Amazon.com reviewer). It relates Andy’s further misadventures as he falls in love with the dangerously beautiful Violet King. Murder and mayhem follow, with encounters with werewolves, rampant rhinos and an elephant. ‘Witty and fast moving’ (Amazon.com Top 100 reviewer), ‘Strange and bizarre occurrences seem to be the norm in Sorenchester’ in this fast-paced humorous mystery story. It is a diverting light read from Wilkie Martin (http://www.wilkiemartin.com (http://www.wilkiemartin.com)) that will change your perceptions of the Cotswolds forever and is suitable for teenagers upwards. Although part of a series, it  can be read as a stand-alone novel and is now on offer at $1.99 (£1.99).

Using free software from Amazon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId…) it can be read on other devices. It is also available in paperback from bookshops or online retailers.