Author Archive: Val Penny

Who Cut Up The Moon by Lynne Hallett

I recently bought Who Cut Up The Moon written by Lynne Hallett and illustrated by  Roz Wolseley-Charles. The book was a gift for my little granddaughter who is only two years old, it looked like it might be a little advanced for her but it was cute and I thought she would grow into it. …

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Engage at Dawn by Edward Hochsmann

I am thrilled to be involved in the tour for the fine new novel, Engage at Dawn by Edward Hochsmann @edwardhochsmann run by @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours. The Blurb The discovery of a drug runner’s derelict boat, with extensive and inexplicable damage, leads Coast Guard Officer Ben Wyporek and his crew on a dangerous mission to locate …

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The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

This was the first book I had read by the distinguished mystery writer, Josephine Tey. Her work had been recommended to me over the years and I finally got around to reading her first mystery, The Man in the Queue. It was my introduction to her detective inspector Alan Grant and I must say I liked …

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Whispers from the Dead of Night by Lee Allen

I am thrilled to be taking part in the blog tour for Whispers from the Dead of Night by Lee Allen @_Lee_Allen_ arranged by @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours  The Blurb Are you sitting comfortably, the fire crackling, a mug of cocoa in hand? Then let us begin… A journey through fog and darkness, destination unknown… A sexual …

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Tentoria by Sorin Banu

I am pleased to take part in the blog tour for the dystopian novel Tentoria by Sorin Banu run by Love Book Tours @lovebooksgroup . The Blurb An army of bionic humans made up as a last ditch solution to establish peace will turn against humanity. In the 22nd century, mankind enters into a new …

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An Interview with Kevin Carey

I am thrilled to have American author, Kevin Carey visit my blog today to talk about his writing journey and his new book, Murder in the Marsh, published by darkstroke. Thank you for your time, Kevin. Please tell my readers a little about yourself. I am the coordinator of creative writing at Salem State University …

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An Interview with Allison Symes

It is always a joy to have flash fiction author Allison Symes to visit my blog. Today, she is going to chat about her writing journey and her new book, Tripping the Light Fantastic. Thank you for stopping by, Allison. 1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? Hello I’m Allison Symes, multi-published flash …

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The Cry of the Lake by Charlie Tyler

I recently read the new novel by Charlie Tyler, The Cry of the Lake. This is a debut novel and I had heard great things about it, so I was excited to read it. The novel is set in and around Oxford and the description of some parts of the area are a delight. The …

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Sickbed to Summits by Sara Crosland

I am delighted to be part of the blog tour for Sickbed to Summits by Sara Crosland @saracrosland run by Love Book Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours You can follow her inspiring story in this new book. The Blurb When Sara was first diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma, like many others, she went straight to the internet. …

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An Interview with Karla Forbes

What a pleasure it is to have fellow author Karla Forbes visit my blog today to discuss her writing journey. Karla’s new novel, Fallout, was published yesterday. Tell us about your interest in reading and writing. 1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? I write under the pseudonym Karla Forbes and I recently …

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