Monthly Archives: August, 2018

The False Men by Mhairead MacLeod

I am delighted to be part of the Blog Tour for the fine new novel by Mhairead MacLeod, The False Men, run by Love Books Group. I even have an excerpt from the novel to share with you. The story is set in North Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland in 1848. Jess MacKay has led a privileged life …

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Wrestling with the Octopus by guest author Susanna Beard

When my debut novel, Dare to Remember, a psychological thriller, was published in February 2017, my second book, called The Truth Waits, was well under way. I’d started writing it in that nerve-racking period when I was waiting for responses about my first novel from agents, then from publishers, so, as all that takes quite …

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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

I rarely re-read books but, occasionally, it is comforting to re-read an old favourite. I recall, as a child, being given a particularly beautifully bound copy of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens one Christmas. I have no idea what ever happened to that copy of the book but it was a joy to pick up …

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Peddling Doomsday by guest author Petra Jacob

It is lovely to have Petra Jacob visit the blog today so that I can learn all about her new book, Peddling Doomsday. She has even shared an excerpt from the new novel. You can learn more about this unique book throughout the tour. You don’t know how significant you are. We need you. No …

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Write The Book You Want To Read by guest author Sue Barnard

I am happy to have the talented author, Susan Barnard visiting my blog today to tell us about her writing journey. It is always interestng to learn how writers became authors. Over to you, Sue. It all began way back in 2012, with a surprising prompt: Write The Book You Want To Read. In the …

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The Cold, Cold Sea by Linda Huber

It is my great pleasure to host my friend and fellow author, Linda Huber on the blog today. Linda grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, but went to work in Switzerland for a year aged twenty-two, and has lived there ever since. Her day jobs have included working as a physiotherapist in hospitals and schools for …

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It’s a Wild Crime Writing Life by guest author Wendy Jones

I am delighted to host my friend and fellow crime writer, Wendy Jones on the blog today. Here she talks about her writing career, her new novel Antiques and Alibis and her new publishing contract. Over to you, Wendy. Life sometimes takes strange twists and turns, and mine is certainly testament to this. My career …

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Winter Writerland by Beatrice Fishback

I recently finished the lovely cosy mystery written by Beatrice Fishback. I have read a couple of the books in her Bethel Manor series of novels, and know I like her style of writing.  Winter Writerland is set at a writer’s conference in central England where American teacher, Daisy, has retired. She meets up with …

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Writing the Brotherhood by guest author Jo Fenton

I am delighted to host my friend and fellow author, Jo Fenton on my blog today. She has recently published her brilliant debut novel, The Brotherhood. Over to you, Jo! Let me take you back to a morning in October 2011… There’s the usual scrum in the kitchen, hubby making his breakfast and washing up; …

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Bone Deep by guest author, Sandra Ireland

I am very excited that talented author, Sandra Ireland has agreed to share an extract from her new novel Bone Deep, on my blog today. It is an exciting story told by an original voice. Thank you for this incite into your book, Sandra. Bone Deep deals with question of what happens when you fall …

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