Monthly Archives: September, 2020

Settlement by Anne Stormont

Settlement is the second novel in Anne Stormont’s @writeanne trilogy set on the beautiful Scottish Isle of Skye. It is a privilege to be part of the blog tour arranged by Love Book Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours for this fine novel. Enjoy the tour. Settlement is the sequel to literary romance novel, Displacement, but it can be …

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Burying Bad News by Paula Williams

I have enjoyed each of the novels by Paula Williams so, recently when I had a particularly stressful time to endure, I turned to one of my favourite authors for comfort. There’s nothing like murders in Much Winchmoor to cheer me up! The Blurb One severed head, two warring neighbours – and a cold-blooded killer …

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An Interview with Helen Matthews

Today author Helen Matthews joins me to talk about her writing journey. Thank you for taking time out from your busy schedule to chat with me, Helen. Hi Val and thanks for hosting me. When I started to explore the Darkstroke catalogue I identified your Hunter series as the kind of crime novels my husband …

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Hidden by Annabel Chown

I am thrilled to be taking part in the blog tour for Hidden by Annabel Chown @annabelchown arranged by Love Book Tours @lovebooksgroup  The Blurb Annabel lies awake in the early hours after a night partying. She’s not worrying about how to get rid of an unsuitable man in her bed, but what to do …

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Who’s Smiling Now? by Joy Wood

It is always fun to discover an author who is new to you, and who’s books you enjoy. This happened to me recently when I discovered the novel Who’s Smiling Now? written by Joy Wood. I had met Joy at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School and always found her to be great company but it was …

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Interview with Lorraine Mace

It is my great pleasure to be joined on the blog today by the fabulous British Crime author, Lorraine Mace. Thank you for joining me today, Lorraine. Please tell my readers a little about yourself? I am primarily a crime writer, author of the D.I. Sterling series of hard-boiled crime, but I also have a …

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Displacement by Anne Stormont

I am so pleased to take part in the blog tour run by Love Books Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours  for the fine novel, Displacement by Anne Stormont @writeanne. Enjoy the tour. The Blurb Divorce, the death of her soldier son, and estrangement from her daughter, leave Hebridean crofter, Rachel Campbell, grief-stricken, lonely and lost. Forced retirement …

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The Coalminer’s Son by Patricia M Osborne

The Coalminer’s Son is the second book in the family trilogy by Patricia M Osborne. It is a gripping tale elegantly told through the eyes of the title character, George and his aunt Elizabeth. Although there is a cross-over in the story with the first novel in the series, I would highly recommend reading the …

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An Interview with Dean Bryant

I am thrilled to have author, Dean Bryant visit me today to talk about his writing journey. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to chat today Dean. 1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? I’m 34 years old, living in London with my partner of ten years and our …

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Blood Ties by Peter Taylor-Gooby

I am thrilled to be taking part in the book tour run by Love Book Group Tours for the launch of @PeterT_G Peter Taylor-Gooby’s third novel, Blood Ties published by Matador books @matadorbooks. Peter has taken time out at this busy time to chat with me. This is the result of our interview. Thanks for …

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