#MiniBlogBlitz for Mum’s The Word by Lorraine Turnbull @LorraineAuthor #Murder #DarkHumour @rararesources

Welcome to the 5 day Mini Blog Blitz for Mum's The Word by Lorraine Turnbull, organised by Rachel's Random Resources. Lorraine says... Mum’s the Word starts with a murder, but although the tense and tantalising question from the beginning has to be ‘Does she get away with it?’, the novel is peppered with everyday life … Continue reading #MiniBlogBlitz for Mum’s The Word by Lorraine Turnbull @LorraineAuthor #Murder #DarkHumour @rararesources

#BlogTour #Promo ~ Dark Water Sacrifice by Zach Lamb #DarkFiction #Thriller @Zach_LambAuthor @rararesources

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for the noir thriller, Dark Water Sacrifice, courtesy of Rachel's Random Resources.  A parent’s guilt. Desperate choices. The ultimate cost. The dark water has always called to the Blackwell family. Devastated by the loss of his daughter, Adam Blackwell flees his hometown of Scarsville, Georgia.  Something lurks … Continue reading #BlogTour #Promo ~ Dark Water Sacrifice by Zach Lamb #DarkFiction #Thriller @Zach_LambAuthor @rararesources

#ThrowbackThursday ~ A Merciful Death by Kendra Elliot (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 1) #CrimeFiction #RomanticSuspense

Published in January 2017, A Merciful Death is the first in a series of six that I enjoyed very much. My Thoughts Mercy Kilpatrick returns to her home town of Eagle’s Nest, a small rural town in Oregon, fifteen years after she fled the fallout from several disastrous events. She hasn’t seen or spoken to … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ A Merciful Death by Kendra Elliot (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 1) #CrimeFiction #RomanticSuspense

#ThrowbackThursday ~ The Lewis Man by Peter May ~ #Mystery and #Drama in the Outer Hebrides

The Lewis Man is the second book in the fabulous Lewis Trilogy by Peter May. I listened to the audiobooks (this one relaesed in 2012), performed brilliantly by Peter Forbes. My Thoughts On the Isle of Lewis peat cutting is considered a social activity, with families, friends and neighbours all joining in and working together. … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ The Lewis Man by Peter May ~ #Mystery and #Drama in the Outer Hebrides

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

#ThrowbackThursday ~ A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay #PsychologicalThriller

Paul Davis is on his way home late one night when he sees the car in front has a cracked tail light and is being driven erratically. Realising it’s his colleague, Kenneth Hoffman, Paul decides to try to get Kenneth to stop, not sure if he’s drunk or looking for somewhere particular. Then Kenneth’s car … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay #PsychologicalThriller

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

#Spotlight #Extract ~ The Northern Reach by W.S. Winslow @WSWinslow @flatironbooks #LiteraryFiction

It's my pleasure to spotlight The Northern Reach, a debut novel due for publication on 2nd March. 'W. S. Winslow's The Northern Reach is a breathtaking debut about the complexity of family, the cultural legacy of place, and the people and experiences that shape us.' About the Book Frozen in grief after the loss of … Continue reading #Spotlight #Extract ~ The Northern Reach by W.S. Winslow @WSWinslow @flatironbooks #LiteraryFiction

#ThrowbackThursday ~ In The Blue Hour by Elizabeth Hall #ContemporaryFiction #NativeAmerican Culture

Throwback Thursday this week features In The Blue Hour, an audiobook that was released in 2016 and narrated by Joyce Bean. My Thoughts Elise is depressed and in mourning since the death of her husband. She'd dreamed of a car accident involving her husband months earlier, which she believed to have been more of a … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ In The Blue Hour by Elizabeth Hall #ContemporaryFiction #NativeAmerican Culture