Monthly Archives: December, 2020

We Know/You Know by Erin Kelly

Erin Kelly is not only one of my favourite authors but she is most generous with her time and expertise. I met her first at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School a few years ago and have always appreciated the time she took to explain the strengths and weaknesses of the opening of the early draft of …

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Facade by Helen Matthews

Every now and again, I read a book of which I have no expectations. The title is ambiguous, the author is new to me and I am just curious to read a novel from my ‘To Be Read’ pile. Facade by Helen Mattews fell exactly into this category. The Blurb A drowned child. Estranged sisters. …

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Dancing with Thieves by Cally Magalhães

It is a real pleasure to take part in the blog tour for Dancing with Thieves, the book by Cally Magalhães @malcolmdown and run by Love Books Group @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours. The Blurb  Cally Magalhães’ memoir is a gripping page-turner of an autobiography. With a novelist’s eye for descriptive detail, Cally invites us to accompany her …

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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

I have read several books by Khaled Hosseini including The Kite Runner and A Thousand Yellow Suns. The latter is also reviewed on this site. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini | Val Penny’s Book Reviews (bookreviewstoday.info) I thoroughly enjoyed the earlier novels and was looking forward to reading And The Mountains Echoed. The …

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Bad Karma by Debi Chestnut

I am pleased to host Debi Chestnut @DebiChestnut1 today on the blog tour for her new book, Bad Karma published by Cayelle Publishing @CayellePub and run by Love Books Group Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours. You can follow the tour here. The Blurb ZOEY CALLAWAY is an introverted Information Professional, content with her cramped apartment above her …

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Faith in Him by Julia Firlotte

It is a pleasure to join in the tour for the new book, Faith in Him by Julia Firlotte @juliafirlotte run by Love Books Tour @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours  The Blurb Adam’s deepest wounds are abandonment and betrayal. He’s spent years searching for that special someone who can fill his desolate world with love and trust. He …

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The End of Where We Begin by Rosalind Russell

I am pleased to be involved in the tour for The End of Where we Begin by Rosalind Russell @Ros__Russell arranged by Love Books Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours. The novel is published by Impress Books @ImpressBooks1. You can follow the tour across social media. The Blurb Veronica is a teenager when civil war erupts in South …

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A Painter in Penang by Clare Flynn

What a treat it is to be included in the tour for Clare Flynn’s @clarefly novel A Painter in Penang. The tour is arranged by the fab team at Love Books Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours – do follow the tour across social media. The Blurb Sixteen-year-old Jasmine Barrington hates everything about living in Kenya and longs to …

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