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Balthasar’s Gift well and truly launched

Balthasar's GiftCharlotte Otter was in South Africa in June for a 4 city tour to launch the English version of her debut crime fiction novel, Balthsar’s Gift. She is a South African who lives in Heidelberg in Germany now.

The Big Book Launch Tour
Just back from South Africa, where I took Balthasar’s Gift to four cities and got to celebrate its launch with a lot of special people in wonderful book shops around the country. I was also honoured at each event to have a great co-host join me on stage (or in comfortable arm-chairs and once, a red leather sofa) and ask me questions about crime fiction in general and Balthasar’s Gift in particular. I’ve been alone with this book for many years, so I was more than happy to talk and talk and talk. Many people bought books, so I was happy to also sign and sign and sign.

Much of it has melted into a happy blur, but here’s what I can remember from each launch:

Read more about her whirlwind tour here

Balthasar's Gift

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