I am often in awe of the talented authors that I am fortunate enough to network with, starstruck sometimes!
The reason is very simple, they write great books.
It is for this reason that I enjoy helping them to increase awareness of their books to new audiences.
Great books should never be undiscovered.
Prunes For Breakfast by John Searancke is far from undiscovered. He has been featured in magazines, radio interviews and on multiple book blogs. Today, I would like to shine the spotlight on this accomplished author who has created a book which is described as a WW2 personal memoir, but which is also a wartime love story.
This is a watercolour painting of part of my father’s POW camp in Germany, Oflag 79. The painting was done by a prisoner, and my father brought it back to England on his release. It shows a skater in winter, skating across what looks like a frozen pond, but which is, in reality, a bomb crater. The Americans bombed the camp in error, thinking that it was the nearby Goering aircraft engine factory! They scored 7 direct hits and killed some 51 people. What an example of friendly fire!
John Searancke is no stranger to the author interview circuit, you might like like to check this out to find out more about the man behind Prunes For Breakfast.
Here is an example of what you will find:
Where do you get your ideas for your books?
My second book, Prunes for Breakfast, was the one that I really needed to write, to get it out of my system. It is the WW2 story of my father, through his training, battle, the invasion of Normandy and his capture there, thence to be taken to a German prisoner of war camp. A lot of research was needed, and I had the advantage of being able to refer to a cache of letters written during that war. I am very proud of that book.
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John Searancke is no stranger to being interviewed by the local press either!
What do reviewers say about Prunes For Breakfast:
Find out more about John Searancke and his books at
Rukia Publishing on the links below
Visit his author website