What Agatha Did by Sara Sheridan – guest post

Agatha Christie is famous the world over for her crime fiction, from stand alone novels to the eponymous Poirot and Marple with only the Bible and Shakespeare out selling her novels. From today until Christmas Eve, I will be having a post every day focussing on Agatha Christie. There will be a range of posts…

Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave by Richard Williams – extract

Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave, the debut novel of Richard Williams was published by Graffeg on the 8  November 2018. Graffeg have kindly allowed me to share an extract from the novel with you. Prologue Every morning, suspended in his harness, Trevor would pan across the ancient estuary of the Cleddau to the heads…

J.S. Monroe – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome back J.S. Monroe to the blog. Last time he was here to discuss his book Find Me, this time he’s answering more questions, including the inspiration behind his new book Forget My Name, published by Head of Zeus on 1 October 2018. 1. Tell us a little about Forget My…

Skin Deep by Liz Nugent – extract

Liz Nugent is the author of Unravelling Oliver and Lying in Wait. Her latest novel, Skin Deep, was published by Penguin on 15 November 2018. Today Penguin have allowed me to share an extract from the book with you. Liz Nugent knows how to open her novels with a killer line and this extract shows…

Blood in the Snow by Franco Marks – extract

Blood in the Snow by Franco Marks was published by Aria on 20 November 2018. Aria have kindly allowed me to share this extract with you. Marzio undressed completely. He needed to get some air on his body, get rid of the death. He, who loved the cold, was frozen. He was trembling, too. He…

My Experiences of Self-Publishing an Audiobook by Linda MacDonald – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome author Linda MacDonald to the blog. Linda is talking about self-publishing audio books. Early in 2016, I became aware of shifting UK attitudes towards audiobooks. Previously, they were considered to be the fiction medium of choice only for the visually impaired. Now, they are being marketed to everyone, especially those…

M.B. Vincent – Q&A

Writing duo MB Vincent’s new novel, Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death, is published by Simon and Schuster on 18 October 2018. They kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death. There’s an intrinsic puzzle in the story, a whodunnit but also…

What a Girl Wants by Angie Coleman – extract

Angie Coleman is the author of The Inheritance. Her latest novel, What a Girl Wants, was published by Aria Fiction on 18 September 2018. Aria have kindly allowed me to share an extract with you. “Welcome back, Gil. So how did it go at Grandma’s?” my father asks as he embraces me at the door….

Jane Haynes – Q&A

Jane Haynes is the author of Who is it that can tell me who I am? Her second book, If I Chance to Talk a Little Wild, was published by Quartet Books on 26 September 2018. Jane kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about If I Chance To Talk a…