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How The Jekyll and Hyde Effect Helps My Writing #Writing

  How the Jekyll and Hyde Effect Helps My Writing as a Multi-Genre Author. If it were possible for Dr Jekyll to uphold his social standing in Victorian London, while also entertaining his ‘inner demon’, Mr Hyde, then surely it’s possible that a writer can do the same. You see, I often think of my… Continue reading How The Jekyll and Hyde Effect Helps My Writing #Writing

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Would You BUY or PASS? Good Friday: Dreams & Nightmares #FridayFiveChallenge

  Welcome to the ‘Friday Five Challenge.' Would you BUY or PASS if you had only a thumbnail image and five minutes to decide? Here is my contribution for this week: Happy Easter!  It was fairly easy to choose a theme for the Friday Five this week and so in honour of our UK Bank… Continue reading Would You BUY or PASS? Good Friday: Dreams & Nightmares #FridayFiveChallenge

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Happy Release Day – Guardians of the Sky #YA #Fantasy by S L Wilson

I’d be interested to know if every writer feels this way, but when I release a new book I have a giddy moment of hysteria followed by a desire to shovel copious amounts of cake!  Giving up alcohol two years ago put the kibosh on swigging a gallon of celebratory bubbles, but a large mug… Continue reading Happy Release Day – Guardians of the Sky #YA #Fantasy by S L Wilson

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#BookReview Fire & Flood by @AuthorVScott #YA #TuesdayBookBlog

#BookReview Fire & Flood (Book One) by Victoria Scott #YA My Rating: 5 out of 5 I discovered this book on a rainy afternoon as I browsed my local bookshop.  The beautiful cover drew me in straight away, and the blurb intrigued me, offering a story about a mysterious competition through treacherous terrain to win… Continue reading #BookReview Fire & Flood by @AuthorVScott #YA #TuesdayBookBlog

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Would you BUY or PASS? The Christmas Violin #FridayFiveChallenge

Welcome to the ‘Friday Five Challenge.' Would you BUY or PASS if you had only a thumbnail image and five minutes to decide? Welcome to the #FridayFiveChallenge.  The original idea comes from Rosie Amber, and you can join up at https://rosieamber.wordpress.com The rules are laid out at the end of this post if you fancy… Continue reading Would you BUY or PASS? The Christmas Violin #FridayFiveChallenge

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#BookReview Death & Dominion by @carolJhedges #TuesdayBookBlog

  Death & Dominion by Carol J Hedges My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars London 1862. We are instantly swept along the streets of Victorian London in all its glory, where we meet the darkly handsome, Mark Hawksley and his companions, for the third in Carol Hedges’ Victorian Sensational Novel Series. Across London, we… Continue reading #BookReview Death & Dominion by @carolJhedges #TuesdayBookBlog

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Meet an avid reader on the ‘Reader’s Spot’ #TuesdayBookBlog

The ‘Reader’s Spot’ is a new feature where we will share the bookish love of our readers, from young adult to romance, chick-lit to murder mystery.  We will look at where they shop, why they read a specific genre, and where to find them on social media.  I hope you enjoy this series. If you… Continue reading Meet an avid reader on the ‘Reader’s Spot’ #TuesdayBookBlog