Retired Norfolk GP, Tony Ashman has donated £4,000, his proceeds from the sale of his debut mystery novel, On The Edge, to his former medical practice, Brundall Medical Centre, for a project to create a new Dispensary.
Tony held a series of ‘book surgeries’ at Brundall Medical Centre for patients to meet him and buy a signed copy of the book.
Lorraine Youngs, Practice Manager, Brundall Medical Centre said: “On behalf of all the patients and staff at the practice, I would like to thank Tony for his generosity, which will help the development of our new Dispensary.”
Signed copies of On The Edge are still available at Brundall Medical Centre and appointments can be made to meet Tony and get a signed book with a dedication, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds from all further sales will go to the Dispensary project.
On The Edge, price £9.00, is set in the Lake District and Scotland and features five main characters whose lives are all ‘on the edge’. Psychologist Alice is struggling to keep herself together after the year from hell. Circus performer Bonny is already falling apart. Private investigator Sammy is drinking himself to death. Guitarist Angus is nearing the end of the road and prisoner Harry is already there.
On The Edge is also on sale at Jarrold Norwich, Jarrold Cromer, allthingsnorfolk.com and Amazon and is available as an e-book.
Meanwhile Tony Ashman has embarked on the sequel to On The Edge, another Alice Alexander mystery, this time set in the Lake District and Norfolk and due to be published in 2020.
On The Edge is published by Paul Dickson Books.