Monthly Archives: August, 2020

Hurting Distance by Sophie Hannah

I was thrilled to meet psychological thriller writer Sophie Hannah at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School last year. I bought a book for my sister and Hurting Distance for me. It has taken an international pandemic and lockdown for me to get my TBR pile down far enough to get to this excellent novel. Hurting Distance …

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Interview with Sarah Davis

I am delighted to welcome American author, Sarah Davis to my blog. Her debut novel, Inside Voices, will be published by darkstroke this year. Over to you, Sarah. My sincerest thanks to you for the interview opportunity. It really is an honor to chat with the author of the bestselling Edinburgh Crime Mysteries.  1 Please …

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Living Off The Land by Lorraine Turnbull

It is a joy to be part of the blog tour arranged by Love Book Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours  for the new book, Living Off The Land by Lorraine Turnbull @LorraineAuthor. Enjoy the tour. The Blurb To make her dream come true Lorraine Turnbull dragged her new husband and reluctant children away from Glasgow to live …

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Dangerous Games by Gillian Godden

It is a pleasure to be involved with the launch of the novel, Dangerous Games run by Love Book Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours for one of my favourite authors, Gillian Godden,@GGodden. Enjoy the tour! The Blurb ‘A gritty powerful story. A must read for fans of gangland crime.’ Kerry Kaya, Author Annette Lambrianu is young, blonde, beautiful …

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Heart of a Warrior Angel by Lali. A. Love

I am pleased to be involved in the blog tour for Heart of a Warrior Angel by Lali. A. Love @laliaristo put together by Love Book Tours. @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours  The Blurb Lilac Noble must face the traumatic experiences of her childhood before she can conquer the dark entities that have wreaked havoc on her family. …

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An Interview with Carmen Radtke

Today I am delighted to have author Carmen Radtke visit my blog and tell me a bit about her writing. Thank you for coming to chat, Carmen.  1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? That one is always tricky! I was born in Germany but decided to emigrate when I was six years …

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Emma by Jane Austen

I had not read Emma by Jane Austen for many years, but some books, albeit only a few, are worth revisiting. Although the novel was first published in 1816 it is still reflective of people, their attitudes and actions. Emma is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The story takes …

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Hunter’s Secret reviewed by the Book Reviewing Mum

Good Morning Everyone, it’s the beginning of the week and I’m really excited to bring you an amazing crime novel! If you are a huge fan of LGBTQ books then this is one to add to your TBR especially if you feel passionately about it, understand the struggles this community face and also if you …

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The (D)Evolution of us by Morwenna Blackwood

I just finished the new book by Morwenna Blackwood. It is an intriguing title and I was interested to read the novel. The Blurb … the water was red and translucent, like when you rinse a paint brush in a jam jar. The deeper into the water, the darker the red got. No, the thicker …

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Safe House by Jo Jakeman

I was given Safe House as a Secret Santa gift and it took me until lockdown to catch up with it. I am sorry about that, because it is an excellent. gripping novel and beautifully paced. The Blurb The morning after a terrible storm, a woman turns up in a remote Cornish village. She calls …

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