Authors’ Top Reads of 2015 – Part Three. Finale!

Welcome to day three and the grand finale of a host of lovely authors picking their favourite reads of 2015. Fellow blogger Vicki and I have been overwhelmed with the wonderful and eclectic responses to this feature and it seems like a lovely way to finish off 2015 and head… Continue reading

Authors’ Top Reads of 2015 – Part One.

I am delighted to kick off this end of year special feature, in conjunction with Vicki Goldman, with the first group of authors giving us their top pick of 2015. For Day One I have  Erin Kelly, Susi Holliday, Steve Cavanagh, Joanne Spain, , Michael Grothaus TR Richmond, Jack Jordan… Continue reading

A Boy Called Christmas….

Publication Date: Available Now from Canongate Source: Purchased copy. Or more accurately copies. I have 2 boys. one each or FIGHT. Plus Mum wanted one (Mum got reindeer food with hers…) You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas. It is a story that proves that nothing… Continue reading

2016 Spotlight: Try not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Publication Date: 7th January UK (Corvus) 23rd Febuary US (Random House -Ballantine) Source: Netgalley – via Ballantine with thanks. Amy Stevenson was the biggest news story of 1995. Only fifteen years old, Amy disappeared walking home from school one day and was found in a coma three days later. Her… Continue reading

Sewing the Shadows Together – Interview with Alison Taylor Baillie

Today I am VERY pleased to welcome Alison to the blog tellling us a little bit about her novel Sewing the Shadows Together. Tell us a little about what inspired you to start writing? I’ve always loved writing. At primary school my teacher restricted me to three pages because I… Continue reading

2016 January Spotlight: Black Widow by Chris Brookmyre

Publication Date: January 28th 2016 from Little Brown Source: Netgalley There is no perfect marriage. There is no perfect murder. Diana Jager is clever, strong and successful, a skilled surgeon and fierce campaigner via her blog about sexism. Yet it takes only hours for her life to crumble when her… Continue reading