Monthly Archives: May, 2018

My Writing Journey by guest author, Maggie Cobbett

Please welcome my friend and fellow Swanicker, Maggie Cobbett to the blog today. Thank you for joining me today, Maggie. Over to you! I’ve come quite a long way since my first published piece, an article in the Audio-Visual Language Journal about teaching German across the ability range. Winning a free place at The Writers’ …

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Ninja School Mum by Lizzie Chantree

Have you ever picked up a book, not expecting too much from it, but finishing it delighted that you read it? This is how I felt about Ninja School Mum. I will put my cards on the table, I bouthg it because I consider the author, Lizzie Chantree to be a friend. However, as is …

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Character development throughout my crime fiction novels by guest author Emma Salisbury

I am delighted that one of my favourite crime writers, Emma Salisbury, has chosen to visit my blog on the publication day of her most recent novel, Absent. Emma draws such believable characters, particularly in DS Kevin Coupland and DC Alex Moreton, that they bring her stories to life readily. Thank you for sharing some insight on …

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Absent by Emma Salisbury

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How I Came to Write Deli Meat by guest author Tom Halford

I am delighted to host a visit from my friend and fellow crime writer, Tom Halford. His debut novel, Deli Meat is published by Crooked Cat Books on 17 September, 2018. Thank you for joining me here today, Tom. I grew up on murder. My parents love mysteries. My mom will read any crime novel …

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Six Years by Harlan Coben

It had been a while since I had read a book by Harlan Coben. I don’t know why, because I have always enjoyed his work. I obtained this novel when my local library were giving away some books that they had taken off their shelves. FREE BOOKS! Don’t they know I already have a huge …

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Music To Read By in Chasing the Case by guest author Joan Livingston

I am delighted to welcome my friend Joan Livingston to http://www.bookreveiwstoday.info . Joan is an author and her new mystery novel, Chasing the Case, is published by Crooked Cat Books. Thank you for joining me today, Joan. Tell me what Chasing the Case is about! It is about Isabel Long and the mystery she has …

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Rather be the Devil by Ian Rankin

I was first introduced to Ian Rankin novels many years ago when my daughter mentioned that her form teacher’s name was used in his books. That was so many years ago that said daughter is a form teacher herself. Sorry Ian! Most recently I read Rather be the Devil and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Here. …

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The Brotherhood: A Psychological Thriller by J.L.Fenton

I recently had an opportunity to read The Brotherhood: A Psychological Thriller by J.L.Fenton. She is a new author to me and I do enjoy exploring the work of different authors. Also, readers of this blog will be aware that crime thrillers are my favourite genre. This book had me hooked from the very beginning: …

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Death of a Policeman by M.C. Beaton

I very much enjoy the easy read of a Hamish Macbeth story by M.C.Beaton. Ms Beaton is an inspirational writer. She still produces two books a year: one in her Hamish Macbeth series and another in her Agatha Raisin series. Her books, The Death of a Kingfisher https://bookreviewstoday.info/2014/03/26/the-death-of-a-kingfisher-by-m-c-beaton/ and The Death of a Travelling Man https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/11/27/the-death-of-a-travelling-man-by-m-c-beaton/ are …

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