Welcome to the latest Monday “Movie” book trailer swap Access Denied by David E. Gates.
Here’s today’s #MondayMovie Book Trailer Swap:
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David meets Meg. They fall in love and, despite a turbulent relationship, have a child together fulfilling David’s dream to be a father.
After they separate, David has to fight the mother and Family Courts to see his daughter and also battles against the incompetence and lies of the Child Support Agency who seem hell-bent on ruining him, emotionally and financially.
A must-read for ANY parent.
For anyone who has had to deal with the CSA/CMS and the Family Courts, this is compelling reading. Thought-provoking, honest, extraordinary, revealing. A damning indictment of the Child Support Agency and Family Courts.
If the measure of a good book is it’s after burn, Access Denied is a great book.
When you’ve nothing left to lose, what else can you give?
A quite extraordinary true story.
review – “Thought provoking but brilliant read.” – Vanessa
review – “I couldn’t put it down!” – Lisa Roberts (CSA Rip-offs Support Group)
review – “A well told, quite extraordinary true story that stays with you.” – Jane Austin
review – “Amazingly jaw dropping story!” – Linda Conlon
review – “Captivating Story.” – Lanre Oke
David E. Gates has published several books and short stories and won prizes and awards for his work.
His first book, Access Denied, is a true story. A deeply personal and heart-wrenching account of becoming a father and having to fight the mother and Family Courts to see his daughter and also battles against the incompetence and lies of the Child Support Agency who seem hell-bent on ruining him, emotionally and financially.. It has garnered 100% positive reviews.
The Roots of Evil, his first horror novel, is a graphic, violent, intense and gore-laden horror story. It’s sequel, The Deeper Roots of Evil, released on Friday the 13th of March 2020, is already getting rave reviews.
His second fictional novel, The Wretched, is an original horror story set in and around Portsmouth.
A short story, My Mother and the Medium, written by David, won The News (Portsmouth) Creepy Story Competition in December 2019.
His latest memoir, Motorcycle Man, a joyous reminiscence of his motorcycling days, is released on 8th June 2020.
David has previously written film reviews for Starburst and Samhain magazines and interviewed the likes of Clive Barker, Terry Pratchett, James Herbert and many others and his work has been featured on Express FM radio and Solent TV.
David’s first book, Access Denied, was nominated for the 2017 Readers Choice Awards. His first horror novel, The Roots of Evil, was voted best to read on the Novel Festival site. His second horror novel, The Wretched, won silver in the AuthorsDB 2017 Cover Contest and Unzipped: The Mind of a Madman is currently a semi-finalist in the AuthorsDB 2019 Cover Contest.
David’s poem, The Magic of Mushrooms, made runner-up in the Grow Wild poetry competition. Other poems, such as Vape Away, Terminators and Outrunning The Rain, have been featured in The Poetry Festival and The Ode of Phineas Gage is one of the poems being featured on the PoetrySoup website.
David also won the silver prize in the AuthorsDB 2016 Cover Contest for his short story, The Ghost of Clothes, and won best Horror Novel Logline for 2016 for The Roots of Evil.
He’s previously won first prize (Gold) for The Roots of Evil and third prize (Bronze) for Access Denied in the 2015 AuthorsDB Cover Contests, and previously won a competition to write the second part of a short horror story, called Savages. The first and last parts were written by the famous horror writer Shaun Hutson and are hosted on Shaun’s website.
David is currently working on a full-length novel called The Climbing Frame, producing a short film, and developing and writing the second sequel to The Roots of Evil and putting together a third collection of short stories and poems.
Every Monday share one or two of songs you’ve been enjoying lately. It doesn’t have to be a specific genre, new, or one of your favourites – just something you’d like to share with others. If possible, share a music or lyric video of the song and your thoughts on the song(s), artist(s), and/or music video(s).
Sassy Brit: Do you have a favourite song or playlist?
David E. Gates : Anything by Iron Maiden, Transvision Vamp’s Velveteen and Justin Hayward – Forever Autumn – from the musical version of War of the Worlds.
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