#BlogTour #BookReview #SeasOfSnow by @zinca #paperback #launch @unbounders

For my sins I have the Friday the 13th (morning) slot of the Seas Of Snow blog tour, which celebrates the paperback release of the debut novel by Kerensa Jennings. So here’s my review of this startling, beautifully written and hard-to-categorise novel. This review was first on my blog on 18 April 2017. In the interests … More #BlogTour #BookReview #SeasOfSnow by @zinca #paperback #launch @unbounders

Garden Palace: Turning historical mystery into urban fantasy via @PatriciaLeslieA

Today’s guest author, Patricia Leslie, was inspired by an unsolved real-life mystery – the origin of the huge fire which destroyed an impressive and important building in 19th century Sydney, Australia. Here’s the intriguing story of how Ms Leslie’s second novel Keeper of the Way (Crossing The Line, book one) came into being. It’s due … More Garden Palace: Turning historical mystery into urban fantasy via @PatriciaLeslieA

The Christmas Spirit

Around this time of year, in this small, damp, dark corner of Europe (just about), the ‘Christmas spirit’ is well and truly in the air. We (Britain/England/United Kingdom) are still a Christian country at heart, dare I say. One can’t go out without a backdrop of Christmas carols and everywhere there seem to be Christian … More The Christmas Spirit

#guestpost by Clare Harvey: Rediscovering war artist Dame Laura Knight via @clareharveyauth

Historical fiction author Clare Harvey guests on my blog today. She discusses how she incorporated both reality and her imagination when creating a ‘real-life’ character in her latest book, The Night Raid (renowned artist Dame Laura Knight). Let’s hope Ms Harvey doesn’t hear from any disgruntled readers this time! It was a slap in the face. After dozens of four … More #guestpost by Clare Harvey: Rediscovering war artist Dame Laura Knight via @clareharveyauth