Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Death Wish by Linda Huber

I have enjoyed each book I have read by Linda Huber and when I treated myself to Death Wish, I was looking forward to it. I was not disappointed! It is an excellent pyschological thriller.  The story revolves around two neighbouring households, each has their own issues. Their problems become increasingly interwoven througout the book …

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My Writing and Me by guest author Tim Chant

Today, I am delighted that my friend and fellow author, Tim Chant, has made time to visit the blog and discuss his writing. It is an interesting journey. Thank you for taking time to stop by today, Tim. Now, over to you. Starting a blog entry, it turns out, can be harder than starting a …

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When the Music’s Over by Peter Robinson

It had been far too long since I had read a Peter Robinson novel so I treated myself to the 23rd DCI Banks novel, When the Music’s Over. It is marvellous. In When the Music’s Over Alan Banks has been promoted to Superintendent and is senior investigating officer in two important cases. The first is …

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Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin

It is many years since I was first introduced to John Rebus, the detective created by Ian Rankin in his novels set in Edinburgh. It was just as long since I had first read Knots and Crosses the first of the series. It recently came up my back to read it again and, like all …

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The Crime Writer’s Casebook by Stephen Wade & Stuart Gibbon

I am sure that all writers have different books, experts and texts that they refer to with a view to ensuring that the background to their novels is correct. I write crime novels and so it was a real gift to discover The Crime Writer’s Casebook after it came out last December. The two authors …

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Writing Book Simulator by guest author Chris Yee

I am thrilled that the dynamic author Chris Yee has made time to visit my blog and share his writing journey. Chris’s new book, Book Simultaor is available on Amazon. It is a most refreshing new novel. Over to you, Chris! When people ask me what I do, I don’t say I’m a writer. I …

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Me and My Writing Journey by guest author Tony Levy

I am thrilled that my friend and fellow author, Tony Levy, has agreed to join me on the blog today to share his writing journey. Tony, it is interesting to learn about your writing and your books A Turnkey or Not  and El Dorado? No! Heathrow Airport. Thank you for your contribution today. Me write! You’ve …

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1984 by George Orwell

Eric Blair used the pen name George Orwell when he wrote many of his most famous works, including 1984. Written in 1948 the novel of a dystopian world, this book has often been banned on the grounds that it contains communist and sexual content. For example, 1984 was challenged in Jackson County, Florida (1981) because the novel is …

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My Writing and Me by guest author Caroline England

I am delighted that Caroline England, author of the exciting new novel, My Husband’s Lies, has made time to share her journey to becoming a novellist on my blog today. Welcome, Caroline and best of luck with My Husband’s Lies out now. Why do people write? People write for a whole manner of reasons. For some, …

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He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly

I had been avoiding the novel HeSaid/SheSaid by Erin Kelly because I had heard it was about rape and I thought that subject matter would not suit me. How silly I am! I should know by now that when Erin Kelly approaches any topic, she will involve twists and turns that thrill and fascinate in …

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