After almost two painfully slow months I finally received an email from ...well it doesn't matter which publishing house it was.
"We liked the fast-paced action but felt it wasn't right for our younger readers."
Sufficed to say they don't want it. Why they didn't just pass it on to their adult dept is a question I never got to ask. Regardless; for even getting me a free read from a company which resolutely refuses to accept unsolicited MS's, I am eternally grateful to Barbara of Marchhouse books.com
So the Porsche will have to wait just a little longer, but now at least it means that I can put Kongomato (my monster book) on all the other sites where my novels are advertised. Who knows, the patron saint of struggling writers might just look my way, and if he doesn't, well I'll do it on my own.