From Humour to horror: Joe Cawley’s ‘Eyes of Glass’ is Tenerife’s must-read of the year!
While Joe Cawley is best known on the island for his funny, More Ketchup than Salsa travel memoirs, this new release showcases a different facet of his writing. His trilogy, which humorously narrates the challenges of running a bar in Tenerife during the 1990s, has been a hit among both residents and holidaymakers.
More Ketchup than Salsa and its two sequels have not only sold over 100,000 copies but were also voted 'Best Travel Narrative' by the prestigious British Guild of Travel Writers.
However, Eyes of Glass, in collaboration with Gemma Metcalfe, promises a departure from the light-hearted tales of bar misadventures. The story unfolds as Lyra Thomas discovers a bottle on a Galway beach with a poem from America. Initially thrilled, thinking it's a message from a distant prince, she soon realizes that fairy tales are not always what they seem.
The sender, Dee Warren, tragically took her own life just a week after the bottle's journey began. As Lyra connects with Dee's daughter, Chloe, she's invited to America, only to find that beneath the veneer of the Warren family's success lies a myriad of secrets.
Angela Marsons, the million-selling Queen of Thrillers and author of the Detective Kim Stone series, praises the novel, stating, "An intense, captivating and very twisty story that hooked me from the very first page."
For the residents and holidaymakers in Tenerife familiar with Joe's comedic tales, Eyes of Glass presents a different side of the author. This thriller showcases Cawley's ability to delve into diverse genres, offering readers a captivating narrative that stands apart from his previous works. Joe and Gemma’s debut thriller, Our Little Lies, is currently available on Amazon.
"Eyes of Glass", published by Spellbound Books, will be available on Amazon from September 28th. Click here for more information.
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