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#FridayBookShare While You Were Sleeping by Kathryn Croft #Psychological #Thriller

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I created the Friday Book Share Game to help search for that ideal novel/author.

Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on a book you enjoyed reading (old or new) and use the hashtag #FridayBookShare – Simples!

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

Here’s mine:

It’s my spot on the Blog Tour for Kathryn Croft’s new psychological thriller, While You Were Sleeping, and I thought it would make a fabulous addition to the Friday Book Share Game. Continue reading “#FridayBookShare While You Were Sleeping by Kathryn Croft #Psychological #Thriller”

#wwwBlogs A spot of Murder and Mayhem with @carolJhedges #Author #Interview

I’m delighted to have author, Carol Hedges on my blog today. The last time Carol popped over for a chat, it was to talk about a new release – you can read that interview HERE. Since then, Carol has been busy penning a further two books for her Victorian Murder Mystery series.

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What is (or was) your occupation?

I trained as a librarian, and worked for Brent Libraries and Camden Libraries as a Children’s Librarian and a Music Librarian, stopping work in 1984 when I had my daughter. It was far harder to hold down a full time job in those days, as workplace nurseries and wraparound childcare just didn’t exist. And I believed raising a child WAS a full time job! So we put up with the privations of living on one wage until she got to 14, when I re-trained (age 46) as a secondary English teacher.

What are your hobbies? Continue reading “#wwwBlogs A spot of Murder and Mayhem with @carolJhedges #Author #Interview”

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#TuesdayBookBlog Meet Author, Jake Parent #suspense (@GhostOfChinaski)

I’m delighted to have author, Jake Parent on my blog today for a quick chat about peanuts, being curious and his new psychological suspense novel, Cristina. Over to Jake…

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The Fun Stuff.

What part of the world do you come from?

I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area in California, USA, but now live just outside of Washington, DC.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I’ve had a lot of jobs in my life – everything from construction to working in a liquor store to managing my own advocacy campaign at a major non-profit. But through it all, the only thing I’ve ever really wanted to be was a writer. I’m blessed to be able to now do that full-time.

List three words to describe yourself. Continue reading “#TuesdayBookBlog Meet Author, Jake Parent #suspense (@GhostOfChinaski)”

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Guest Post – Writing and Creativity by author, Rebecka Vigus #WritersLife

 

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Today’s guest on the Big Blue Takeover is, Rebecka Vigus, author of the Macy McVannel mystery series. Over to Rebecka…

Writing and Creativity

Be inspiring, be informative, be creative…all this in one blog? I will do my best. One of the most asked questions when I am at book signings or book talks is, “Where to do you get your ideas?” Life gives me ideas. My books have covered murder, arson, stalking, abuse, and magic.

My take on these subjects is what makes me different. I don’t write blood, gore, horror. I look at these things through the eyes of those trying to stop them. What makes one murder different from another? The way the characters are cast and the way it’s solved. In the end murder means someone died. The best detective, police officer, investigator is the one who can get through all the twists and turns to find out motive. They are always asking why. Continue reading “Guest Post – Writing and Creativity by author, Rebecka Vigus #WritersLife”

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#TuesdayBookBlog Author Interview – W.Franklin Lattimore (@ImpactWriter) #SpiritualSuspense

 

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Today, on the Big Blue Takeover, I am delighted to be joined by suspense fiction author W. Franklin Lattimore, as he chats about his superpower, Nathan Fillion, and his current suspense series, The Otherealm Saga, available in paperback and eBook from Amazon.

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The Fun Stuff:

From where do you hail?

I grew up in NE Ohio, in the city of Twinsburg, a pretty doggone great place to be raised. Now I growing up in the Columbus, Ohio area.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I thought it would be pretty cool to drive a big semi-truck all over the place. Sometimes I still think that. Right at this moment, in fact.

List three words to describe yourself. Continue reading “#TuesdayBookBlog Author Interview – W.Franklin Lattimore (@ImpactWriter) #SpiritualSuspense”

#BookReview Wings of Mayhem by @SueColetta1 #RBRT #Crime

#BookReview Wings of Mayhem by Sue Coletta #RBRT

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Author: Sue Coletta

Category: Crime/Thriller

My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

My Review:

Shawnee Daniels is a computer forensics specialist by day and a cat burglar by night. I loved how the author managed to blend the two ‘roles’ so well. You get an insight into the talented specialist (or hacker!) as she uses her computer skills to aid the detectives, and then the flip side of her secret life of breaking and entering. Continue reading “#BookReview Wings of Mayhem by @SueColetta1 #RBRT #Crime”

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Reader Spot – Meet #BookReviewer Emma Welton (@damppebbles)

Here on the Reader Spot, I share the bookish love of our avid book reviewers. From young adult to historical romance, chick-lit to a murder mystery, they know what they like, and they’re happy to share.  Whether you are a reader looking for a new book, or a writer wondering what your reader wants, I hope you find this series enjoyable.

Next up to the Reader Spot is reviewer, Emma Welton from Damp Pebbles. Find her book review blog HERE.

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What genre do you enjoy reading?

I’m afraid I’m one of those boring people who rarely venture outside their normal genre.  For me it’s crime fiction, thrillers and psychological thrillers.  I also love horror but don’t tend to read as much as I would like. Continue reading “Reader Spot – Meet #BookReviewer Emma Welton (@damppebbles)”