Alan Lazar

Alan Lazar is a platinum-selling musician/composer whose career began in his native South Africa. He lives in Los Angeles, where he has composed music for more than 30 films and TV shows. This is his first novel.  

Books by this Author

They Say You Never Forget Your First Love . . . Nelson is a bright-eyed, inquisitive half beagle, half poodle. He lives with Katey and Don, newlyweds whose marriage is straining under the pressures of domesticity, but Katey’s devotion to Nelson buoys the pup even as he worries his home may be falling apart. One day Nelson follows his nose and gets lost. Though he searches frantically for his beloved Katey—and she for him—he can’t seem to find his way home. Roam follows Nelson on an incredible...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Every dog has its day"

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Pavarotti (but permanently aged 40)

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Optimism (when I have it)

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. That tingly exciting feeling I get when I've finished a book or piece of music, and no-one has yet read it or heard it - it feels like a delicious secret that I can unveil to people. Also, a smile from my baby girl. Travels with family to anywhere exotic. A delicious gourmet meal. A big win at poker. And my dog, the real Nelson, licking my face when I'm lying on the couch.

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