Walking With Ghosts on Ward’s Pond – An Interview With Heidi Sprouse

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  A hundred-year-old unsolved mystery resurfaces when journalist Charlie Baxter becomes consumed with finding out the truth. After discovering his bloodline includes a potential murderer, Charlie sets out to clear his family’s name—only to find that everyone has an opinion, but does anyone have answers? In 1906, Chester Gillette took Grace Brown on a secret trip in the Adirondacks, but … Read More

Victoria to Vikings – The Circle of Blood: A Review

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  “At the heart of our present are the stories of our past. In ages gone by, many monarchs died while they were still young. There were battles and diseases and many were simply overthrown. But the days of regal engagement in hand-to-hand combat are over and the line of succession has a good ageing prospect these days. One of … Read More

Blog Tour: The Space Between Time

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Welcome to the month-long blog tour for Charlie Laidlaw’s latest book, The Space Between Time, due for release on June 20th. There are a number of fantastic bloggers participating who will be posting interviews, excerpts, reviews, and other exclusive content, I’ve listed them below so be sure to take a look at their thoughts too! Additionally, there are loads of … Read More

The Promise Between Us

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Metal artist Katie Mack is living a lie. Nine years ago she ran away from her family in Raleigh, North Carolina, consumed by the irrational fear that she would harm Maisie, her newborn daughter. Over time she’s come to grips with the mental illness that nearly destroyed her, and now funnels her pain into her art. Despite longing for Maisie, … Read More

A Long Shadow: A Review

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When farmer Dan Maddicott is found shot dead in one of his fields, he leaves behind a young family and a farm deep in debt. Although the coroner records accidental death, village rumours suggest he has taken his own life so that the insurance payout can save his family from ruin. Dan’s wife, Kate, refuses to believe the gossip and … Read More

The Onyx Crown – An Interview with Alan Hurst

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One of my favourite indulgences is to curl up with a book at the end of a weary day. Disappearing into another world, whisked away on an adventure or travelling through time, books are one thing I have always made space for. Today I have the absolute pleasure of introducing you to the author Alan Hurst who has written The … Read More

Jay-Jay the Supersonic Bus

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Last year we reviewed The Christmas Play Rehearsal by Sue Wickstead and this year we are delighted to have been asked to take a look at Jay-Jay the Supersonic Bus. If you are regular readers of my blog you will know that I love books and that my boys do too. Grabbing a book and reading it together is one … Read More

Dyed Souls by Gary Santorella

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Described by John Lloyd of The Bookbag as “Catcher in the Cuckoo’s Nest,” Dyed Souls is a gritty coming-of-age literary novel, set in a residential treatment center in 1980’s California. Charlie Lyle loves science, natural history, and the world of the mind, and it is his refuge and salvation as he copes with his drug-addicted mother and a world of … Read More

Did I Mention…?

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  I love bringing book reviews to my blog. Not only do I feel honoured to have the work of an artist in my hands who is looking for me to share my opinion with you, but I love an excuse to tuck up with a great story and just read. ‘Did I Mention I Won The Lottery?’ by Julie … Read More

Black Matter – A Review

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I have the pleasure of bringing a new book review to my blog today – Black Matter by GD Parker. “The future is now… it’s terrifying!!! Humanity locks jaws with the ever-increasing human desires towards highly advanced technological innovations making the world a dangerous place. Unanticipated horrific consequences unfold for Tommy McGregor when he partakes in a new high-tech innovation … Read More