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Justice be Damned by Rosemary J Kind

I recently finished reading Justice be Damned by Rosemary J Kind, whom I have met many times at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. When I bought it, I did not realise that it is the fourth book in the author’s series, The Tales of Flynn and Reilly. I would probably have benefitted from reading the books …

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One Way Out by A A Dhand

One Way Out is the fourth book by Bradford author, Amit Dhand featuring his controversial cop, Harry Virdee. While each of the crime stories in the books work perfectly well as stand-alones, the personal story of Harry and his family weaves its way relentlessly through the books in chronological order. Each of Dhand’s books is …

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An Interview with Maggie Cobbett

I am thrilled to welcome author and fellow Swanwicker, Maggie Cobbett who hales from the North of England. Thank you for coming to talk to me today, Maggie. I was born and raised in Leeds but I ventured across the Pennines to study at the University of Manchester and spent the next few decades teaching …

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Interview with Andrew Marsh

I am pleased to be joined on the blog today by author and fellow Swanwicker, Andrew Marsh. Thank you for joining me today, Andrew. I appreciate your time.  1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? I am 56 and have retired from a career as a geologist and now write novels in a …

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An Interview with Patricia M. Osborne

It is a great pleasure to be joined today by my friend and fellow author, Patricia M, Osborne. I first met Patricia at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School and she writes the most gripping and engaging family sagas. It will be most interesting to hear all about her writing. Thank you for inviting me, Val.  1 …

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An Interview with Joy Wood

I am so happy that my friend and fellow author, Joy Wood has stopped by today to discuss her reading, her writing and her books. Over to you Joy. 1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? I have been a nurse for most of my life until my retirement. I’m passionate about the …

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An Interview with Allison Symes

I am thrilled to be joined today by fellow author and Swanwicker, Allison Symes. I first met Allison when she was sitting looking lost on a bench outside a train station in Derby. She is now a published author and regular Prosecco drinker at Swanwick Writer’s Summer School. Thank you for joining me today, Allison. …

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An Interview with Andy Roberts

I am pleased to be joined by Andy Roberts, who is one of the dedicated writers I met at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. Thank you so much for joining me today, Andy.  Please tell my readers a little about yourself? I’m Andy, and I write historical adventure fiction reminiscent of the old pulp magazines (think …

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City of Sinners by A.A.Dhand

Amit Dhand is an author I discovered a couple of years ago when he spoke at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. He writes very dark, violent crime novels set in Bradford, England. He also weaves in very interesting personal back stories for his characters. City of Sinners is the third book in his Harry Virdee series. …

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House of Grace by Patricia M Osborne

If you follow my blog, you will know that my preferred genre for novels is crime. However, you will also know that I do stray and I had heard such excellent things about this debut novel by Patricia M Osborne, House of Grace. House of Grace is the first novel in a family saga trilogy …

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