#SpotlightFeature ~ Mollie Mack: Private Detective by @LindaDobinson27 #Giveaway @rararesources #ChildrensFiction

Today I have a spotlight feature for my slot on the blog tour for Mollie Mack: Private Detective, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources.

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Blog Tour #BookReview ~ Poison At The Village Show by Catherine Coles #CosyMystery @catherinecoles @rararesources @BoldwoodBooks #TuesdayBookBlog

I’m delighted to share my review today for Poison At The Village Show by Catherine Coles, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources, Boldwood Books and NetGalley. 

Poison at the Village Show

My Thoughts

Set just after the end of WWII, Poison at the Village Show introduces us to Martha Miller, the main protagonist. She is a relative newcomer to Westleham Village. Left on her own after her husband Stan disappeared a year ago, she is still the subject of village gossip, several claiming Martha is in some way to blame. There’s even a rumour Stan is buried under the potato patch. Her sister Ruby lives with her to help make ends meet since she can’t access her husband’s account.

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#GuestPost + #Giveaway from Bella Cassidy #author of Shoot the Moon @BellaMoonShoot @rararesources

I’m delighted to welcome Bella Cassidy with a guest post for my slot on the blog tour organised by Rachel’s Random Resources. I read Shoot the Moon earlier this year, my review can be found here.

Shoot The Moon

I am sometimes asked if any of my characters are based on real people. Oh yes, I say cheerily, every single one. Before reflecting that writers who don’t include elements of people they know in their work must have far better imaginations than me.

I find people absolutely fascinating; and will ask a hundred questions of anyone. And I’m delighted that, having reinvented myself as a journalist in my fifties, I’ve finally found an excuse for being so nosey. 

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#BookReview ~ Under One Roof by Samantha Tonge @SamTongeWriter @BoldwoodBooks @rararesources #ContemporaryFiction

I’m delighted to share my thoughts on Under One Roof by Samantha Tonge for the blog tour organised by Rachel’s Random Resources

Under One Roof

Robin, recently made redundant, is persuaded by her Uncle Ralph that her mother, Faye, needs help after a bad fall. Robin and Faye have been estranged for a long time and they haven’t seen each other for eighteen years—since Robin’s daughter, Amber was born. Faye had never been a motherly sort, scathing and harsh, and she and Robin often clashed. Robin’s dad always acted as mediator but after he died Robin ran away with her boyfriend.

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#SpotlightFeature ~ Foraging For Murder by Simon Whaley #CosyMurderMystery @simonwhaley @rararesources

I’m delighted to share a spotlight feature for the blog tour organised by Rachel’s Random Resources

Foraging For Murder

MORTIFORDE’S FOOD FESTIVAL IS A RECIPE FOR MURDER.

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#BlogTour #GuestPost by @Annecdotist ‘What Would You Sacrifice to Secure Your Secrets’ #SugarandSnails @InspiredQuill #TuesdayBookBlog

I’m delighted to be a part of the blog tour for Anne Goodwin’s book, Sugar and Snails, and I have a guest post to share.

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What would you sacrifice to secure your secrets?

As a child, did you have a diary that locked with a tiny key? I loved mine, but I’m struck now by the paradox of securing my secrets with so flimsy a lock. 

Most of us have secrets, sides of ourselves we don’t readily share. Some are trivial. Others cut to the heart of who we are.

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#GuestPost ~ Top Tips for Funny Fiction by @writer_robin #author of Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost #childrensfiction @rararesources

I’m delighted to join the blog tour for Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost, organised by Rachel’s Random Resources, with a guest post by the author, Robin Bennett

Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost

Over to you, Robin…

Top Tips for Funny Fiction

Funny February is just around the corner, which is just as well as I think a lot of us need cheering up. It’s handily coinciding with the launch of my latest Monster Max book (‘Monster Max and the Marmalade Ghost’), which is hilarious. Hopefully.

Anyway, I thought I’d write a few tips about humour in books – especially in children’s books.

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#BlogTour ~ Silenced By Jennie Ensor #Gangland #Crime @HobeckBooks @Jennie_Ensor

It’s the final day of the blog tour for Silenced, published on the 7th December by Hobeck Books, and I’m delighted to share my review. 

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My Thoughts

A shocking opening sets the scene for Jennie Ensor’s latest novel. Teenager Solita Milton is walking home from school, thinking about what to buy her sister for a birthday gift and her determination to work hard at school, get good grades which hopefully will pave the way to university and her goal of being a social worker. 

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#GuestPost ~ Christina Courtenay #author of Tempted by the Runes #HistoricalRomance #Giveaway @PiaCCourtenay @rararesources

I’m delighted to welcome Christina Courtenay with a guest post and giveaway as part of the blog tour organised by Rachel’s Random Resources.

Tempted By The Runes

In the 860s AD when the Vikings first started to settle on Iceland, it was completely uninhabited. There had apparently been a few Irish monks who had somehow made their way there to live in isolation, and possibly the odd ship that had been blown off course, but unlike most other places that were colonised, the newcomers didn’t have to fight anyone for possession of the land. It was just there for the taking. That must have been an amazing feeling!

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#BlogTour #Extract ~ Love and Lavender: A Mayfield Family Romance (Book 4) by @JosiSKilpack #HistoricalRomance #AustenprosePR @ShadowMountn #TuesdayBookBlog

I’m delighted to be sharing an extract today from Love and Lavender, a Regency romance, for my stop on the blog tour.

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First here’s what the book is about…

Title: Love and Lavender: A Mayfield Family Romance (Book 4)

Series: Proper Romance

Author: Josi S. Kilpack

Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Inspirational Fiction

Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing (November 2, 2021)

Length: (320) pages

Format: Trade paperback, eBook, & audiobook 

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