Saturday, 30 April 2016

"The Adventures of Charlie Smithers" - A Review - "A True Adventure"

Just last week I was a guest on Mike and Laurie's podcast, "Author's Corner." By then Laurie was only halfway through the book, but has since finished reading it, and was kind enough to leave a review. Thank you very much!

on April 26, 2016
The Adventures of Charlie Smithers starts from the first page and doesn't let up until the traumatic ending. I felt like I was really there in Africa or at least watching an old movie about Africa. It was well written, engaging and emotional. It is truly an adventure reading it and I look forward to more from CW Lovatt.

Click here to listen to the podcast.
Click here to purchase a copy of "The Adventures of Charlie Smithers."




Saturday, 23 April 2016

Downunder - A Review - "Best Charlie Smithers to date"

I've been hearing this more and more. Cheers, George Navadelon.

on April 19, 2016
Best Charlie Smithers to date. Looking forward to the next adventure.
 
 
 

ATR - A Review - "Great Collection"

One of my most loyal readers. Thanks yet again for another great review, Miss Lyn.

Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Mr Lovatt is one of my favorite writers. I love his Charlie Smithers books.This collection of stories and novellas is amazing. It will touch you in so many ways. Don't miss it! 
 

Friday, 22 April 2016

Podcast - Give It A Listen!

Give a listen to Author's Corner, where I'm the guest of the charming Laurie Kehoe and her equally charming husband Michael. I had a great time, Laurie, thank you for making me feel so at home.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sportzaddix/2016/04/22/authors-corner--cw-lovatt


Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Saturday, 16 April 2016

"And Then It Rained" - Blurb


You might wonder how I managed to tie such an eclectic mix of stories together so they'd fit in one book. This is the blurb for "And Then It Rained"

"Rain, that natural wonder, so natural, in fact that often it comes and goes scarcely noticed. However, metaphorical or otherwise, there are times when rain brings with it great change, causing the breath-taking beauty of rainbows or the cataclysmic destruction of floods, with equal indifference. This collection - an eclectic mix of humour, drama, and fantasy - is about those uncertain times. Dark clouds are forming, so you had better be prepared for the coming storm…"

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"And Then It Rained" - A Review

About one of the stories in my latest release, "And Then It Rained" :

Even though it's only about 3500 words, "Roll of Honour" took me the better part of a year to write. Inspired by my great-uncle and namesake, Charles Wesley Lovatt (killed in action during the Battle of Passchendaele on the 29th of October, 1917) I wanted to do it justice. It's gratifying beyond words to know that it struck home.

Thanks very much, Genette.

Verified Purchase
Thank you Mr. Lovatt for an amazing collection of stories. It has been awhile since a book has made me feel so many emotions. The stories are funny, sad and everything in between. Roll of Honour is one of the best short stories I've read in a very long time. I will recommend this book to everyone to read. 


And They're Off and Running!!

Thanks very much to everyone everywhere for purchasing my latest release, "And Then It Rained." After one day it's doing itself proud in Canada, placing in the top 100 in three categories.


  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #4,741 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)


  • Click here to purchase your copy.



    Saturday, 9 April 2016

    Writers' Round Table - Podcast - Tuesday at 5:00 EST

    Tune in this Tuesday (12th) at 5:00 EST for The Writers' Round Table. I'll be having a one-on-one conversation with host, Karen Vaughn. One of the topics will be my new book, coming out this Friday (15th,) "And Then It Rained," available now for pre-order.

    Just follow the link on Tuesday: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rrradio/2016/04/12/writers-round-table



    To pre-order "And Then It Rained" just follow one of these links:

     US: http://www.amazon.com/And-Then-It-Rained-Lovat…/…/B01DCNN4ZE
    UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/And-Then-It-Rained-Lov…/…/B01DCNN4ZE
    CA: https://www.amazon.ca/Then-Rained-C-W-L…/…/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1…
    AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/Then-Rained-C…/…/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1…
    GR: http://www.amazon.de/Then-Rained-Englis…/…/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1…


     

    Saturday, 2 April 2016

    "The Adventures of Charlie Smithers" - A Review - "Riveting Adventure Into Deepest Africa"

    Thank you Diane Rapp. Very much appreciated!


    on March 29, 2016
    This excellent historical novel follows a gentleman’s gentleman named Charlie Smithers through hair-raising adventures in the wilds of Africa. Charlie was raised in a family tradition of service to his upper-crust Lord, ready to give his life to protect his bumbling master. Charlie’s unflinching devotion leads him astray after the inept Lord Brampton misses a dangerous target on a game hunt. In an effort to save Lord Brampton, Charlie finds himself lost, gravely injured, and ready to become the lunch of a hungry crocodile. A band of Maasai rescue him.

    One would assume that an adventure novel might lack elements of human interest. Not so. The author provides his readers with historical insight into various natives of Africa. He includes a touching love story and humorous situations along the journey.

    Charlie gains devious friends and dangerous enemies who wish him dead. He is nursed by Loiyan, a clever Maasai healer, who helps Charlie flee for his life. They travels across the deepest part of Africa with warriors on their trail to places never explored by white men. Charlie’s class prejudices are evident by language that is considered forbidden in modern society, but commonplace in his era. Readers learn how his ideas about race become altered as Charlie gains respect for some natives and falls in love with an exotic beauty. You won’t be bored during this novel!

    Anyone who enjoyed “Downton Abbey” will be enchanted with this first-person narrative. Warning! There is stark violence in the story. I cringed at the callous murders by natives and slave traders, but appreciated Charlie’s will to survive when facing dire circumstances. This may be a first novel by C.W. Lovatt, but it is well-written and free of errors. I’m certain we will enjoy many more exciting stories from him in the future. Recommended!
     
     

    Click here to purchase your own copy of "The Adventures of Charlie Smithers." It's still on sale, too!