Leigh Russell – Blog Tour

Today is my stop on Leigh Russell’s Fatal Act blog tour. Here Leigh tells us what it was like writing her first book.   Writing My First Book   It seems a lot longer than seven years since I wrote my debut, Cut Short, which came out in 2009. Since then so many exciting things…

Guest post – Julie Shackman – Holding out for a hero

Today on the blog Julie Shackman, author of Rock My World published by Not So Noble Books. Here, she discusses romantic heroes.   I’ve read a lot of romance novels and like you, have probably fallen for a few of the heroes portrayed by many of these talented writers.   Jack Wolfe in “Who’s Afraid…

Nick Alexander – Q&A

After such  fabulous response to his last visit I’m pleased to welcome back Nick Alexander to the blog. Here Nick answers some of my questions. 1. Your latest book Other Halves was released on 12 December 2013 on ebook (paperback will be available from 5 June 2014). What is it about? I sometimes think that…

Susan Buchanan – How hard is it being a translator?

Today I’m please to welcome Susan Buchanan to the blog. Susan has is an author and has just set up her own translation company Perfect Prose. About Susan: Susan Buchanan lives near Glasgow, Scotland and is the author of three novels, as well as being  a proofreader, editor, and translator. She has an MA in…

Tilly Tennant – Hopelessly Devoted to Holden Finn Blog Tour

Today Tilly Tennant is stopping by the blog as part of her blog tour. About Tilly: Tilly Tennant was born in Dorset but now lives in Staffordshire with her slightly nutty family.  Tilly is married to Mr Tennant (not that one, though a girl can dream). She likes nothing better than curling up in a quiet corner…

Lucy Lawrie – Debut feature

Today on the blog I’m pleased to have Lucy Lawrie, who’s debut novel Tiny Acts of Love, published by Black & White Publishing is out now. About Lucy: “Lucy was born in Edinburgh, and gained an honours degree in English Literature from Durham University before going on to study law. She worked as a lawyer…

Volunteer – Gary McElkerney

Write Path NI Limited 3 of 5 stars I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. “Chris Johnston, a 22 year old university student from Belfast, signs away another summer to lead a team of young volunteers as they travel to Ethiopia to build houses for charity….

Catharina Ingleman – Sundberg – Q&A and Giveaway

Today on the blog I’m pleased to host Catherina Ingleman-Sundberg who is answering a few questions about her new novel The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules. 1) The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules has sold to 20 countries so far and has been published under several different titles. Can you tell…

Northanger Abbey – Val McDermid

Borough Press Publication date – 27 March   4 of 5 stars I received a copy of this book from the publishers in exchange for an honest review. “A modern re-imagining of the Gothic Classic Northanger Abbey by the bestselling crime author Val McDermid. The second book in The Austen Project. Seventeen-year-old Catherine ‘Cat’ Morland…

Other Publishing Company – Press Release

PRESS RELEASE The Other Publishing Company rebrand short story imprint from Lit Bits to Cracked Eye, after further angel investment funding.   After securing further investment from angel investors, and as part of their mission to bring the best short stories from new and established authors to keen readers around the world, The Other Publishing Company…

Daniela Sacerdoti – Q&A

Today on the blog Daniela Sacerdoti, author Watch Over Me,  Take Me Home and the YA trilogy featuring Sarah Midnight, the first two books being Dreams and Tides. She has also written and published a children’s book Really Weird Removals.com. Daniela was born in Naples. She studied Classics at the University of Turin. After her degree, Daniela…