#PublicationDayPush ~ Snow-Kissed Proposals by @JenniAuthor and @ElisabethHobbes #FestiveShorts #HistoricalRomance @rararesources

Welcome to the publication day push for Snow-Kissed Proposals, courtesy of Rachel's Random Resources. My Thoughts The Christmas Runaway The Christmas Runaway finds Fiona MacKay lost in the Scottish Highlands, soaked through by the relentless drizzle and wearing uncomfortable new ankle boots. She had acted impulsively, running away from what she considered an unbearable suituation … Continue reading #PublicationDayPush ~ Snow-Kissed Proposals by @JenniAuthor and @ElisabethHobbes #FestiveShorts #HistoricalRomance @rararesources

Backstories by Simon Van der Velde @SimonVdVWriter #ShortStories #LiteraryFiction #RBRT

Author: Simon Van der Velde Published: March 2021 by Smoke and Mirrors Press Genre: Short Stories, Biographical, Literary Fiction Dreamers, singers, heroes and killers, they can dazzle with their beauty or their talent or their unmitigated evil, yet inside themselves they are as frail and desperate as the rest of us. But can you see … Continue reading Backstories by Simon Van der Velde @SimonVdVWriter #ShortStories #LiteraryFiction #RBRT

Backstories ~ A #QandA with author Simon Van der Velde #ShortStories @SimonVdVWriter #TuesdayBookBlog

I note that your publisher, Smoke & Mirrors Press describes Backstories as, ‘the stand-out most original book of the year’.  Isn’t this just marketing hyperbole? Perhaps a little, but perhaps not.  What I do in Backstories, in defiance of creative writing 101, is withhold the protagonists’ identities, and this omission is what makes Backstories so … Continue reading Backstories ~ A #QandA with author Simon Van der Velde #ShortStories @SimonVdVWriter #TuesdayBookBlog

#InterviewFeature with Jeff Richards about his forthcoming release ‘Everyone Worth Knowing’ #ShortStories @ohiowa89 @mindbuckmedia

In his short story collection Everyone Worth Knowing (Circuit Breaker Books, June 1, 2021), author Jeff Richards explores the stories of everyday acquaintances through the stories of 17 male protagonists. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I believe that music—especially rock and the blues—influenced this collection. Could you talk a little more about how music has informed your writing, and … Continue reading #InterviewFeature with Jeff Richards about his forthcoming release ‘Everyone Worth Knowing’ #ShortStories @ohiowa89 @mindbuckmedia

Historical Stories of Betrayal by Judith Arnopp, Cryssa Bazos, Anna Belfrage et al #HistoricalFiction #ShortStories #RBRT

Published: November 2020 by Historical Fictioneers  "Loyalty breaks as easily as a silken thread." Misplaced trust, power hunger, emotional blackmail, and greed haunt twelve characters from post-Roman Britain to the present day. And betrayal by family, lover, comrade can be even more devastating. Historical Stories of Betrayal is a wonderful collection of short stories written … Continue reading Historical Stories of Betrayal by Judith Arnopp, Cryssa Bazos, Anna Belfrage et al #HistoricalFiction #ShortStories #RBRT

#ThrowbackThursday ~ You. I. Us. by Annalisa Crawford #ContemporaryFiction #ShortStories

Throwback Thursday this week looks back at a wonderful selection of short stories published in June 2016. Some serious, some raising a smile or a laugh, taking snippets from people's lives. My Thoughts This collection of short stories is a little gem. It runs the spectrum of emotions from differing points of view and age … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ You. I. Us. by Annalisa Crawford #ContemporaryFiction #ShortStories

#GuestPost from Nancy Joie Wilkie #Author of Seven Sides of Self #ShortStories exploring various sides of one’s personality #FridayReads

Welcome to Nancy Joie Wilkie who has written a guest post about how she became a first time author. Nancy's recently released book 'Seven Sides of Self' is a collection of short stories delving into the realms of science fiction and the metaphysical. Here's the book info... The stories in Seven Sides of Self explore … Continue reading #GuestPost from Nancy Joie Wilkie #Author of Seven Sides of Self #ShortStories exploring various sides of one’s personality #FridayReads

Blog Tour #BookReview ~ Manipulated Lives by @HALeuschel ~ Narcissists are everywhere #StoryCollection @rararesources  

I'm delighted to repost my review of Manipulated Lives for my stop on the blog tour, organised by Rachel's Random Resources. My Thoughts This is a unique concept for me – a collection of stories based around a particular personality type. The stories are all diverse, depicting the different, elaborate and sometimes dark methods parents, … Continue reading Blog Tour #BookReview ~ Manipulated Lives by @HALeuschel ~ Narcissists are everywhere #StoryCollection @rararesources  

The Lynmouth Stories by LV Hay #ShortStory Collection @LucyVHayAuthor @rararesources Blog Blitz #BookReview

I'm delighted to be taking part in the blog blitz for The Lynmouth Stories by LV Hay, organised by Rachel's Random Resources. First of all, here's the book info ... The Lynmouth Stories Beautiful places hide dark secrets ...  Devon's very own crime writer L.V Hay (The Other Twin, Do No Harm) brings forth three … Continue reading The Lynmouth Stories by LV Hay #ShortStory Collection @LucyVHayAuthor @rararesources Blog Blitz #BookReview

Magic O’Clock & Magical Memories by L.S. Fellows #BlogTour @rararesources @lfwrites Short Story #BookReviews

I'm delighted to be one of the bloggers kicking off the tour for these two books, courtesy of Rachel's Random Resources. Magic O’Clock ~ A fictional tale of dementia and hope Archie Royle is a kind, funny, gentle man. He’s also my dad. My storyteller. My hero. Except he doesn’t remember my face any more. His … Continue reading Magic O’Clock & Magical Memories by L.S. Fellows #BlogTour @rararesources @lfwrites Short Story #BookReviews

Patient Zero ( Project Renova #3 ) by Terry Tyler #PostApocalyptic @TerryTyler4 #ShortStories #FridayReads

Author: Terry Tyler Kindle Edition Category: Post Apocalyptic, Short Stories, Book Review The year is 2024. A mysterious virus rages around the UK. Within days, 'bat fever' is out of control. Patient Zero is a collection of nine short stories featuring minor characters from the post apocalyptic Project Renova series. All stories are completely 'stand … Continue reading Patient Zero ( Project Renova #3 ) by Terry Tyler #PostApocalyptic @TerryTyler4 #ShortStories #FridayReads

Secrets: In the Shadows Lurks the Truth by Judith Barrow #ShortStories @barrow_judith #histfic

Author: Judith Barrow Kindle Edition published June 2017 Category: Short Stories, Historical, Fiction, Book Review, Books, Reading Ashford, home of the Howarth family, is a gritty northern mill town, a community of no-nonsense Lancashire folk, who speak their minds and are quick to judge. But how many of them are hiding secrets that wouldn't stand … Continue reading Secrets: In the Shadows Lurks the Truth by Judith Barrow #ShortStories @barrow_judith #histfic