Monthly Archives: July, 2018

Path to Success and HellCorp by guest author Jonathan Whitelaw

I am glad to have the author of the successful new novel, Hell Corp, Jonathan Whitelaw, visit my blog today to discuss the influences on his writing throughout his life. Reading and writing fiction has always been a daily part of my life. My mother tells a story every Christmas how she was encouraged by …

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Outsiders by Jeremy Mills

I rarely read science fiction before my friend and fellow author, Louis K Lowy gave me an opportunity to read his intriguing novel To Dream – Anatomy of a Humachine reviewed here: https://bookreviewstoday.info/2017/02/24/to-dream-anatomy-of-a-humachine-by-louis-k-lowy/. I very much enjoyed that novel so when Outsiders by Jeremy Mills was book of the month at my book group, I was interested …

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From English Language to Zany Fiction by guest author Geoff Parkes

I am thrilled to have my fellow writer and friend from Swanwick Writers’ Summer School, Geoff Parkes, joining me on my blog today to share his writing journey. Thank you, Geoff. My writing journey began by accident 30 years ago. I was lying in hospital after an operation on my vocal cords, unable to speak. …

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Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham

I very much enjoy Mark Billingham novels. It is no surprise to me his series of novels featuring D.I. Tom Thorne has twice won him the Crime Novel Of The Year Award as well as the Sherlock Award for Best British Detective and been nominated for seven CWA Daggers. His debut novel, Sleepyhead was chosen by …

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If You Love Me, I’m Yours… by Lizzie Chantree

I am thrilled to be able to share news about the new book by my friend and fellow author, Lizzie Chantree. If You Love, Me I’m Yours… is Lizzie’s second novel. Her first, Ninja School Mum, is excellent and is reviewed on this site here: bookreviewstoday.info/2018/05/21/ninja-school-mum-by-lizzie-chantree-2/ If You Love Me, I’m Yours… is equally exciting and …

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A Life in Fairy Tales by guest author Elizabeth Hopkinson

I am delighted to have a fellow Swanwicker visit my blog today. Elizabeth Hopkinson takes time today to tell us about her life long love of fairy tales.  When I was a child, my grandparents bought me a 4-record album of fairy tales and nursery rhymes. I listened to it over and over again. I …

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