Archive: May, 2013

CHEVALINE SHOOTINGS … SAAD AL-HILLI … SYLVAIN MOLLIER …PHILIPPE D … BRETT MARTIN … XAVIER BALIGANT …

    On Wednesday, September 5, 2012 – today, almost nine months ago –  the Iraqi-born Saad Al-Hilli was shot to death in Haute Savoie (Upper Savoy) in France. He, his family – wife, two small daughters and his mother-in-law – were on holiday in this very beautiful area of France. His wife and mother-in-law […]

French President Hollande becomes wine seller …

Today and tomorrow (May 30 & 31) President François Hollande will step into the shoes of a sommelier.  He will be selling some wine, champagne and cognac. Mind you, it’s not your bottle of €2 plonk that he will be selling, but the choicest wine this country has ever produced. How come? Our president’s official […]

MY BOOK ‘DIE IN PARIS’ … now source book in Paris’s Shoah Memorial Museum …

  Paris’s Mémorial de la Shoah Musée  – the Shoah Memorial Museum – is from now on including my book ‘Die in Paris’ in their library where it is available to researchers. ‘Die in Paris’ tells the story of Dr Marcel Petiot who during World War Two, France under the Nazi boot, slaughtered Jews. He […]

RAVEN CREST BOOKS SIGNS BENGALI TRANSLATION AND PUBLISHING CONTRACT … FOR ‘DIE IN PARIS’…

    I will allow my publisher, Dave Lyons, to tell it to you.  “Raven Crest Limited of London, England and Peacock Media Communication of Calcutta, India have signed an agreement to translate and publish “Die in Paris” by Marilyn Z Tomlins into Bengali.   Dave Lyons, Director of Raven Crest Books said, “Die in Paris […]

ROLAND GARROS TENNIS STADIUM … ITS DARK PAST …

    Dark past? Did I really type that? Indeed I did, and I did not have the 1983 defeat of Mats Wilander to Yannick Noah in mind, or when Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic last year (2012), or when Chris Evert beat Martina Navratilova in 1975. I had the Second World War in mind […]

PROLOGUE FOR FREE … ‘FOR THE LOVE OF A POET’ A RUSSIAN SAGA …..

HERE FOLLOWS THE PROLOGUE IN BOTH ENGLISH AND FRENCH OF MY STILL UNPUBLISHED NOVEL – FOR THE LOVE OF A POET. (POUR L’AMOUR D’UN POЀTE.)   YOU CAN READ FURTHER ABOUT THE NOVEL ABOVE UNDER PASTERNAK AND I.     FOR THE LOVE OF A POET BY MARILYN Z. TOMLINS Prologue April 2000 : Moscow (Gerald […]

FIRST 6 PAGES … FOR FREE … OF MY PUBLISHED ‘DIE IN PARIS’.

DIE IN PARIS The true story of France’s most notorious serial killer   By Marilyn Z. Tomlins Prologue   Saturday, May 25, 1946   In the predawn hours of Saturday, May 25, 1946, the residents of Rue de la Santé in Paris’s fourteenth arrondissement— district— were awakened by car doors slamming and men’s voices. Accustomed […]

Andi’s Book Reviews … features Die in Paris

      If you want to know a little more about my work and my future projects do read Andi’s Book Reviews   DIE IN PARIS  –   The True Story of France’s Most Notorious Serial Killer. In the coming months this book will also be published in French, Latin American Spanish, Latin American Portuguese, German, Bengali […]

THE PARIS BLOG … WRITING ABOUT ‘DIE IN PARIS …

  The Paris Blog is rightfully called the ‘Paris Blog with Gaul’. You are visiting Paris and want advice or a good hotel? Or you lived here once and are filled with nostalgia for the place? Or you are an expat and just love the place to bits? Or you are French? Whichever it is, […]

PARIS’S CLEAN SIDEWALKS … AH OUI … FINALLY

If there was something that tourists really hated about a Paris sidewalk, it was the dog messes. Yes, Paris was famous for its dirty sidewalks because Paris doggies lacked the little civil thing of hanging on until they reached the curb in the event of a call from nature. However, these days seeing a dog […]

CLEVELAND KIDNAPPING OF 3 WOMEN … JOSEF FRITZL … HELD CAPTIVE HIS OWN DAUGHTER … AS HIS SEX SLAVE

      In 2008 the world learned with shock of an Austrian father, Josef Fritzl, who had held his own daughter Elisabeth captive as his sex slave for all of 24 years. Elisabeth had in that time given birth to 7 children father by him. You can read my article here. Meanwhile here is […]

BUTHAINA AL NASIRI … AN IRAQI WRITER WHO NOW LIVES IN EXILE IN CAIRO …

    I have just reviewed on Amazon.com ‘Final Night’ a book of short stories by Buthaina Al Nasiri. Buthaina Al Nasiri is an Iraqi,born in Iraq in 1947, who lives in exile in Cairo, Egypt. She is a wonderful writer, and I would like you, who read this now, to order her book because […]

DIE IN PARIS

My book

The horrific story of WW2 French serial killer Dr Marcel Petiot, France's most prolific killer.

FOR THE LOVE OF A POET

FOR THE LOVE OF A POET

- For the Love of a Poet - a novel set in the Soviet Union.
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BELLA … A FRENCH LIFE

A love story set in Paris and Normandy, France

A novel:
Bella ... A French Life. In Paperback and e-book

Bella … A French Life – The Cookbook

Bella … A French Life – The Cookbook

Do you like good food? Well, why not try some of Bella's recipes?

Pour L’Amour d’un Poete

French translation of my novel - For the Love of a Poet

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