An Interview with Verde Arzu

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Hello and welcome to my stop on the Rainbow blog tour. I am absolutely delighted to bring you an exclusive interview with author Verde Arzu, as well as book details AND a chance to win a signed copy of the book! Hello Verde and welcome to Cup of Toast! I’m excited to share your thoughts with my readers today. First … Read More

The Greenbecker Gambit – A Review

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From the back cover: “‘I only feel truly alive when the chess clock is ticking and the patterns on the squares in front of me are dancing in my head. Very little else gives me the same feeling. Nothing else, that does not involve a flame.’ Tennessee Greenbecker is bravely optimistic as he sets out to claim what he sees … Read More

After Darkness – A Review

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I’m so pleased to share the first of an exciting new dystopian duology by J.F. Johns, After Darkness. Read on for my review, an exclusive excerpt, book details, and a chance to win a print copy of Eternal Darkness, the first book in her exciting dystopian series of the same name! After Darkness (Book One) Publication Date: April 14th, 2020 Genre: … Read More

Questions of Perspective – A Review

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From the back cover: “No one knew it at the time, but April 19, 2011, was the most important day in the history of the world. After his only friend and colleague, John Manta, disappears without a word, Dave Randall further entrenches himself in the humdrum life of an unenthusiastic lawyer. But once he begins to understand what happened, he … Read More

A Ration Book Wedding

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Today I was due to review the latest novel from author Jean Fullerton, who I have reviewed on my blog previously. Unfortunately, being in the middle of the COVID-19 and lockdown situation this has not been possible, but I am bringing you an overview of the book anyway, in case you might like to add it to your bookshelf this … Read More

The Poor Relation – A Review

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1908, Manchester. Mary Maitland is an attractive and intelligent young woman determined to strike out on her own and earn a living. Finding work at a women’s employment agency, her creative talent is soon noticed and Mary begins writing articles for newspapers and magazines. But Mary’s independence and progressive mind are troublesome traits when those she holds dear must constantly … Read More

Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude

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I normally bring you book reviews here, so this is a little different. I haven’t actually read this book so can’t share my thoughts, but when I heard about it I felt that it would certainly be one for my reading list, and that you might be interested in it too. Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude, by Kris Francoeur is … Read More

The Faerie Tree – A Review

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HOW CAN A MEMORY SO VIVID BE WRONG? In the summer of 1986 Robin and Izzie hold hands under The Faerie Tree and wish for a future together. Within hours tragedy rips their dreams apart. In the winter of 2006, each carrying their own burden of grief, they stumble back into each other’s lives and try to create a second … Read More

Carbon Game – A Review

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From the back cover: Ex-military operative Michael Cranmer is instructed by his far Right-wing political leaders in South Africa to return to London where he has infiltrated an extremist faction within MASA, a British Left-wing movement. A violent diamond robbery gone wrong gives Cranmer the opportunity to implement his plan to enact his party’s ambitions. He manipulates the MASA faction … Read More

The Celestial Assignment

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It’s Women in Horror Month, and what better way to celebrate it than to share a new release by a wonderful author! Theresa Braun’s new short story, The Celestial Assignment is available now! Check it out! The Celestial Assignment Publication Date: February 14th, 2020 Genre: Short Story/ Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal After a sudden death, Will, a misguided angel, is tasked with … Read More