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“A Likely Story” by Leigh McMullan Abramson – Book Review

Another worthy debut! Literary fiction which was slow paced, yet it held my interest throughout. Mind you… the characters were not very likeable. Riddled with entitled attitudes, fragile egos, elitist lifestyles, and emotional insecurities, some of them, like the egoist … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Peter Robinson (1950-2022)

This week I was saddened to learn that one of my favourite novelists passed away on October 4th.  You can read Peter Robinson’s obituary as published in the Guardian. Back in 1988, when my children were tiny, I belonged to … Continue reading

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Susie Steiner – a tribute to a fantastic novelist

I was desperately sorry to hear that novelist Susie Steiner lost her battle with cancer yesterday. She had just turned 51 years of age.Susie was one of those authors that I really loved and would buy her books without reading … Continue reading

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Q&A with novelist Kate Riordan @midaspr @thenovelry #NationalStoryTellingWeek #YourStoryMyStory #AuthorInterview @KateRiordanUK

Kate Riordan is a tutor at The Novelry. Offering support for beginner and established authors at any stage of their writing career, The Novelry will take writers from the very kernel of an idea through to a polished manuscript ready … Continue reading

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“About The Authors” a TV Show for readers! #authorinterviews @authors @aboutauthorstv @higret

About The Authors TV is a new American Television Show dedicated to in-depth interviews with high profile authors, hosted by Nashville based author Jake Brown. The first season features interviews with heavy hitters Karin Slaughter, Sue Monk Kidd, Brad Meltzer, … Continue reading

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20 Questions with novelist N.S. Ford #AuthorInterview @nsfordwriter #NSFord #WeWatchYou

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing debut novelist N.S. Ford. Her novel, “We Watch You” is to be published in just two days time – on October 1, 2021 “We Watch You” is your debut novel. Can you tell … Continue reading

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20 Questions with mystery author Tina DeBellegarde #AuthorInterview @tdbwrites @levelbestbooks

1. I thoroughly enjoyed reading your debut mystery novel “Winter Witness”, and I’m eager now to read the second book in the series. Congratulations on the positive reviews. What is the most rewarding thing about your writing journey so far? … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2021 #authors #BookRecommendations

As a tribute to this year’s International Women’s Day, I have compiled a post celebrating some sometimes overlooked women authors. Sure I have a myriad of favourite women authors, most of whom you have heard of, or at least have … Continue reading

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20 Questions for author M. Jonathan Lee #AuthorInterview @mjonathanlee @hideawayfall #337LEE

M. Jonathan Lee is a nationally shortlisted British author. His debut novel, The Radio was nationally shortlisted in The Novel Prize 2012. He has released four further novels, The Page, A Tiny Feeling of Fear, Broken Branches, and the critically … Continue reading

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Susie Steiner – author extraordinaire

In the summer of 2016 I read a fantastic novel called “Missing, Presumed“. WOW! What a series debut!  The characterization was nothing short of stellar. Here is a brief quote from my review of “Missing, presumed“: “And the police… I … Continue reading

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