Entries by Beverley Harvey

Taking a breath of autumn mist

The last few weeks have brought with them a renewed sense of hope, optimism and excitement. Sadly, not about the planet generally – which seems to be going to hell in a handcart – but specifically about my, ahem, writing career. This year has been a steep learning curve – and a roller coaster of […]

Warning, this is a virus free post

Please forgive me, but I’d like to take a few minutes out. Away from the COVID 19 apocalypse we’re all living through and share a secret I’ve been hugging for weeks. People who follow my blog may have seen a post on January 2nd about second chances. In it, I had voiced my wish for […]

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In conversation with
author Louise Beech

Louise’s debut novel, How to be Brave, was a Guardian Readers’ pick in 2015 and a top ten bestseller on Amazon. The Mountain in my Shoe longlisted for the Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize 2016. The Sunday Mirror called Maria in the Moon ‘quirky, darkly comic, original and heartfelt’. It was also a Must Read […]

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Book Review : What She Did by Alex Kane

Blurb: Beth is running from her past – and her abusive ex-boyfriend. She’s building a new life, but can’t shake the feeling that someone is watching her. Victoria is unhappily married to Greg. She knows he’s cheating, but doesn’t know what to do – until she contacts an old friend, someone who has never let […]

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Book Review : Hiding in Plain Sight by Eoghan Egan

The Blurb : A vicious serial killer roams the Irish Midlands… with his sights set on the next victim. A successful businessman has found the perfect recipe for getting away with murder. No bodies, no evidence. No evidence, no suspect. High art and low morals collide when graduate Sharona Waters discovers a multi-million euro art scam […]

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In conversation with Iain McGeachin

Today I am privileged to introduce Iain McGeachin, better known to his 22,700 Twitter followers as @ataxiascot. Scotsman, kilt-wearer, campaigner, fundraiser, traveller, Ataxia-sufferer – and let’s not forget, adventurer: Iain’s list of global challenges will leave you breathless. In recent years, he has walked thousands of miles for charity, raising awareness of the little-known disease […]

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In conversation with
author Julie Newman

Julie was born in East London but now lives a rural life in North Essex. She is married with two children. Her working life has seen her have a variety of jobs, including running her own publishing company. She is the author of the children’s book Poppy and the Garden Monster. Julie writes endlessly and […]

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Book Review : No Way Out by Cara Hunter

No Way Out is the third book in Cara Hunter’s brilliant DI Adam Fawley thriller series and it’s been creeping up my #TBR list all summer. It was worth the wait and Fawley fans will not be disappointed. It’s New Year 2018 and we return to Oxford where Thames Valley Police are tasked with investigating […]

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Rain Walking

            Dog stands by the door, feet planted, tail still While I put on wellingtons and a mac Dog’s eyes say: ‘Terriers hate rain; don’t you know nuffink?’ Collar and lead on, we set out Past the village store, open all hours Past the house with the broken gate Where […]