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My Writing Journey by guest author Moira Cormack

My friend and fellow author, Morag Cormack stops by the blog today to tell us all about her novel writing. Enjoy her interesting experiences here. Moira Cormack’s first novel, The Witch of Land and Sea, was published in 2016. It started as a ten minute exercise on a creative writing holiday with Magical Journeys. Since …

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Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is a very well-respected Canadian author, but I had never read any of her books so I was pleased when this novel was book of the month at our book group, even if it was 545 pages. The novel is based on the true story of Grace who emigrates with her family from …

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My Writing and me by guest author Jane Lacey-Crane

I am happy to introduce my friend and fellow author, Jane Lacey-Crane today. She is taking time to tell us about her journey towards becoming a published novellist. Read her interesting story now. After the release of my first novel, ‘Secrets and Tea at Rosie Lee’s’, in May 2018, it’s fair to say that I …

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The Theatre of Dreams by guest author Rosie Travers

My friend and fellow author, Rosie Travers recently published her debut novel, The Theatre of Dreams through Crooked Cat Books. If you have not got your copy yet, she is here today to tell you more about it. Thank you for stopping by, Rosie. Over to you. The Theatre of Dreams is a heartwarming story …

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A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen

I am a cat lover. I was given my first cat by my great Auntie Lizzie when I was three years old and have been enchanted by these creatures ever since. So it will not surprise you that A Street Cat Named Bob has been on my ‘to be read’ list for a long time. …

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Bone Lines by guest author Stephanie Bretherton

It is a great pleasure to have my friend and fellow author Stephanie Bratherton visit my blog today to share the launch of her novel, Bone Lines, it is published by Unbound Books on 20.09. 2018 and sounds really exciting. A young woman walks alone through a barren landscape in a time before history, a …

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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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Implant by guest author Ray Clark

I am delighted to welcome Ray Clark to the blog today. His new book, Implant, is a must read for the summer. As a special treat, Ray entices us in today with an excerpt from the book! Over to you, Ray: Bramfield, near Leeds, a sleepy little market town nestled on the borders of West …

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When the Music’s Over by Peter Robinson

It had been far too long since I had read a Peter Robinson novel so I treated myself to the 23rd DCI Banks novel, When the Music’s Over. It is marvellous. In When the Music’s Over Alan Banks has been promoted to Superintendent and is senior investigating officer in two important cases. The first is …

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Absent by Emma Salisbury

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