M.J. Carter – Q&A

Today I’m please to welcome M.J. Carter to the blog. M.J. Carter is the author of two novels to feature private detectives Avery and Blake, The Stranger Vine and The Printer’s Coffin, and her latest novel, The Devil’s Feast, was published by Fig Tree on 27 October 2016. M.J. Carter kindly answered a few of my…

The Art of Coincidence by Louise Beech – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Louise Beech to the blog. Louise is the author of How to be Brave and her latest novel, The Mountain in my Shoe, was published by Orenda Books on 30 September 2016. Today Louise talks about coincidence. The Art of Coincidence   A reader of The Mountain in my Shoe –…

A Plague on all your cats by Karen Maitland – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Karen Maitland to the blog. Karen is the author of A Company of Liars, The Raven’s Head, The Vanishing Witch, Wicked Children, The Dangerous Art of Alchemy, The Owl Killers, The Gallows Curse, The Falcons of Fire and Ice and Liars and Thieves and her latest novel The Plague Charmer, was published by Headline…

Mason Cross – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Mason Cross to the blog. Mason is the author of The Killing Season and The Samaritan and his latest novel to feature Carter Blake, The Time to Kill, was published by Orion on 30 June 2016. Mason kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The…

Kate Frost – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Kate Frost to the blog. Kate is the author of The Butterfly Storm and Beneath the Apple Blossom which was published on 1 August 2016 by Lemon Tree Press. Her latest novel aimed at children aged 9-12 is Time Shifters: Into the Past which was also published by Lemon Tree Press…

2017 releases – a glimpse into the future

It’s getting to that time of year. The nights are drawing in, the heating is getting switched on and the brochures are being perused. Yes, it’s time to decide how much of our Christmas and sales money to save and which 2017 titles we must get our hands on. I’ve been lucky to have already…

Choosing a career for a character by Sue Moorcroft – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Sue Moorcroft to the blog. Sue is the author of Starting Over, Dream a Little Dream, Is This Love? and All That Mullarkey and her latest novel, The Christmas Promise, is published by Avon on 6 October for ebooks and 1 December in paperback. Today Sue talks about choosing a career for a…

Christina Philippou – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Christina Philippou to the blog. Christina’s debut novel, Lost in Static, was published by Urbane Publications on 15 September 2016. Christina kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Lost in Static. Lost in Static tells the same events of betrayal, lust, and violence from four…

The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer – review

Published by Bantam Press Publication date – 17 November 2016 Source – review copy “There’s no safety in numbers . . . Eve Singer needs death. With her career as a TV crime reporter flagging, she’ll do anything to satisfy her ghoulish audience. The killer needs death too. He even advertises his macabre public performances,…

A is for Author by Carol Lovekin – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Carol Lovekin to the blog. Carol’s novel, Ghostbird, was published by Honno on 17 March 2016 and was recently longlisted for the Guardian’s Not the Booker prize. Today Carol talks about what has happened since her novel was published. A is for Author As part of Tenby Arts Festival week, the book…

Aimee Alexander – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Aimee Alexander to the blog. Aimee is the author of All We have Lost, Pause to Rewind and Checkout Girl and her latest novel, The Accidental Life of Greg Millar was published by Lake Union Publishing on 26 April 2016. Aimee kindly answered a few of my questions 1. Tell us a…

Research by Michael J Malone – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Michael J Malone to the blog. Michael is the author of Blood Tears, A Taste for Malice and Bad Samaritan and his latest novel, A Suitable Lie was published by Orenda Books on 30 July 2016 in ebook and on 15 September 2016 in paperback. Here Michael talks about research. It’s that…