I don’t know what possessed me to get this book. I found it online by chance. The title of the book doesn’t exactly give it away, but seeing the familiar name of Paul Ferris, a player around in the time when I was starting to go to St James Park regularly, it was an obviousContinue reading “The Boy on the Shed”
A few moments as we approach the end of 2019 to reflect on what has been a debut year for Texi Smith, Jarrod Black and the Unashamed Football Novels from Fair Play Publishing. It was Saturday 23rd March when the world, and indeed myself, got the opportunity to touch and feel an Unashamed Football NovelContinue reading “That was 2019…”
On Monday I was compelled to contribute on Goodreads after finishing Whatever It Takes by Bonita Mersiades : “This book had me absolutely riveted. It is much more recent and relevant than I expected. The first half takes the reader on a journey through the crazy world of the FIFA World Cup bidding process fromContinue reading “My best read in years”
Our friends at Football Book Reviews have read and reviewed Introducing Jarrod Black here : http://footballbookreviews.com/reviews/book-review-introducing-jarrod-black-an-unashamed-football-novel-by-texi-smith. You can leave a comment at the end of the review – if you have something to say about the book and your place of purchase is not equipped with a review section, use this forum. A positive bookContinue reading “Book reviews are here”
The latest Unashamed Football Novel has been submitted to Fair Play Publishing. Stand by for news of this new title, when (or if!) it will be released and what the story has in store for Australia’s favourite export. More news coming soon!
Here he is, author of the Jarrod Black series… It all began with a magazine idea back at school. This was pre-internet. The idea was for a Newcastle United fanzine called “We’re Away To…” which would have twenty plus editions a season, one for every away game. So, that never got going, although I’m sureContinue reading “Introducing Texi Smith”