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…

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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Book Review : Don’t Think a Single Thought by Diana Cambridge

The Blurb : 1960s New York, and Emma Bowden seems to have it all – a glamorous Manhattan apartment, a loving husband, and a successful writing career. But while Emma and her husband Jonathan are on vacation at the Hamptons, a child drowns…
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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…
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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…