Lance Black Author Direct Action Aberdeen Book
Biography of Aberdeen author Lance Black and information about his first novel Direct Action and where to buy the book
Aberdeen writer Lance Black was born in 1968 and lived in Kaimhill near Garthdee in Aberdeen. He attended Walker Dam Primary School and then Broomhill Primary School before he and his family moved to Hazlehead. Lance Black went on to study law and lived in Peterculter, Aberdeenshire.
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is the second novel by Lance Black. It is set in Aberdeen and Puerto Banus, on the Costa del Sol where Acting Chief Constable Ross is investigating a mysterious threat to the Prime Minister. Amongst the sun and glamour he soon reveals a plot that can threaten Scotland. Terror will be released on the 1st December 2008 Buy Now.
An experience as the victim of crime motivated Lance to become a writer. He was waiting at a set of traffic lights in Aberdeen with his girlfriend. Four men set upon his car and tried to goad him to get out of his car for a fight. Fortunately no harm came to Lance or his girlfriend, though his car was badly damaged by this unprovoked violent attack.
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His first novel, Direct Action, was published by online book store like Amazon in November 2006 in a private print run of 5000 copies. Direct Action went on sale in July 2007 locally in Aberdeen and sold 500 copies within the first two weeks. It then made number two on the WH Smith Scottish list of top books. Direct Action by Lance Black is a fictional book set in the Granite City using locations such as Ferryhill. This gritty book, loosely based on real life events, is suitable only for those aged over 18 years. Direct Action deals with the under belly of society involving graphic accounts of anti-social behaviour such as violence, boy racing, drug abuse, road rage, alcohol abuse, dangerous dogs and the violent crime that goes on in a big city such as Aberdeen.
The secret life of Aberdeen features heavily in Direct Action and characters include oil millionaires, seedy lawyers, paedophiles and vigilantes. Add in a bit of sex and you have an eye opening book written for adults.
The main plot surrounds a violent murder and Lance draws upon his legal experience to write in a legal loophole that could see the murderer go free and unpunished. Zero tolerance could be the answer...
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The cover of the novel Direct Action is a photograph of Wellington Bridge in Aberdeen, one of the scenes of his book. Other Aberdeen areas to feature in Direct Action include the Pitfodels Hotel in Royal Deeside.
Direct Action is 308 pages long and thousands of copies of Direct Action has been sold locally in Aberdeenshire book shops such as Bruce Millers at 363 Union Street, Aberdeen and at Books n' Beans at 22 Belmont Street, Aberdeen. Direct Action by Lance Black is also available to buy from Waterstones, Union Bridge in Aberdeen.
Lance Black hopes to take the screen script of Direct Action to Hollywood in the hope of seeing the screenplay made into a film.
Lance Black now lives in the West End of Aberdeen . The official website of the Aberdeen author Lance Black can be found at http://www.lance-black.com/
Direct Action by Lance Black is also available to buy online at www.lulu.com
Bill Bailey brings his act, Larks in Transit, a compendium of travellersí tales and a reflection upon his 20 years as a travelling comedian to Aberdeen at the AECC on Saturday 1st June 2019
Books By Lance Black
In 2005 Lance Black published a book for men called Memoirs Noir - A Guide For Men which was aimed at male orientated humour with topics of cars, golf, holidays and the law. More Information
Lance Black is now writing his second book which is provisionally called Terror. It is set in Puerto Banus on the Costa del Sol. It is hoped to be published in 2008.
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The official Lance Black website can be found at www.lanceblack.co.uk