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The Honest Lies by Elizabeth Lyvers

I had heard a great deal of chatter about The Honest Lies, Elizabeth Lyvers’ debut novel. Naturally, I wanted to read the book to form my own opinion and one thing I can tell you straight off: this does not read like a debut novel. The author tells the story in a most assured way. …

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Cultivating a Fuji, Edition 2 by Miriam Drori

I am delighted that bestselling author Miriam Drori has made time to stop by the blog today to tell me about writing a second edition of her novel Cultivating a Fuji. Thank you for your time, Miriam. The Extract “But… I can’t believe it. How can they send Martin?” Carol’s voice rose to a squeak …

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An Interview with Penny Hampson

Author Penny Hampson is joining me today to talk about her new novel, The Unquiet Spirit, and her writing journey. Thank you for taking time out to chat to me today, Penny. Please tell my readers a little about yourself I came to writing rather late in life, having spent most of my adult years …

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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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An Interview with Ritu Bhathal

I am delighted to be joined on the blog today by writer and blogger, Ritu Bhathal. Thank you so much for taking time for an interview with me, Ritu. 1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? Hello, all! My name is Ritu Bhathal, and I am an author, blogger, teacher, wife and mother, …

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My roller coaster journey of writing! by Rose McClelland

I am thrilled that one of my favourite authors, Rose McClelland has taken time out of her busy day to join me now and give some insight into her writing journey ahead of the launch of her new novel, Under Your Skin. The Journey Hi Val and thanks so much for having me on your …

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An Interview with Paul Dodgson

I am delighted that writer and musician, Paul Dodgson has found time in his busy schedule to chat to me today. Thank you so much for your time, Paul.  1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? I am a writer, musician, teacher and radio producer who has written nineteen plays and stories for …

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The Gossips’ Choice by Sara Read

I am thrilled to be included in the launch of the new book by Sara Read, The Gossips’ Choice. Love Book Tours Group has put together an excellent tour and it is a privilege to take part. Blurb “Call The Midwife for the 17th Century”  Lucie Smith is a respected midwife who is married to …

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Keep the Midnight Out by Alex Gray

Alex Gray is one of my ‘go to’ authors. I enjoy her DI William Lorimer series of crime novels very much over the years, so when I went to choose a book from my TBR pile recently, I chose Keep the Midnight Out. The story starts when Lorimer and his wife are on holiday. Lorimer …

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Finding Nina by Sue Barnard

I recently treated myself to a pile of books by a group of my favourite authors amongst those books was the most recent novel by Sue Barnard, Finding Nina. Finding Nina is a relatively short book, but that is not a critism. The novel deals with the life of a woman, given up for adoption …

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