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Good to meet you…author Angela Wren

I’m delighted to welcome Angela Wren for my very first author interview of 2016. Angela and I are both members of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and we’ve actually met in real life a few times – besides which, Angela is a fellow Yorkshire lass, so we’ve met for tea and cake on several occasions :)…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Angela Wren

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Author J.Q. Rose with a recipe for Pumpkin Dump Cake…and a deadly murder mystery!

 Today marks the start of a series of holiday recipes – hooray! These posts will involve some of my favourite things: baking, holidays, eating and books. And not only that, I also get to invite old author friends, have a chat, and catch up with all their writing news, soI’m really delighted to welcome back…… Continue reading Author J.Q. Rose with a recipe for Pumpkin Dump Cake…and a deadly murder mystery!

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Good to meet you…author Lesley Cookman

My guest today spends her writing time dreaming up cold-blooded murders and suspicious deaths. I’m being very careful to let Lesley Cookman taste our Victoria sponge cake first – you never know, with these mystery writers! Welcome to rainy Yorkshire, Lesley. Good to meet you! Whereabouts do you live, Lesley? On the North Kent Coast…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Lesley Cookman

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Praise Her, Praise Diana: a hard-hitting novel with plenty of twists

Praise Her, Praise Diana, by Anne Rothman-Hicks and Ken Hicks, is a novel some readers may find difficult to read due to the subject matter. Today I’m starting with an extract from the novel, and then, in a twist to my usual interview, Ken and Anne interview themselves about the reason why they wrote the…… Continue reading Praise Her, Praise Diana: a hard-hitting novel with plenty of twists

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Recipe for Hello Dolly Squares (great name!) from Mystery/Thriller Author BV Lawson @bvlawson #BakeLoveWrite

Author, journalist, poet and blogger BV Lawson is one of the authors featured in our dessert recipe book Bake, Love, Write : 105 Authors Share Dessert Recipes and Advice on Love and Writing. This is my very last recipe post before Christmas…and it’s a cracker! (Sorry, couldn’t resist the Christmas cracker jokes :) ) Thanks…… Continue reading Recipe for Hello Dolly Squares (great name!) from Mystery/Thriller Author BV Lawson @bvlawson #BakeLoveWrite

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The Best Swimming Hole in Texas, by Kathleen Kaska – plus book #giveaway!

Welcome to day four of Kathleen Kaska’s blog tour “Travels to Austin: A Trip Back in Time.” She’s celebrating the upcoming release of her fourth Sydney Lockhart mystery, Murder at the Driskill (Austin, Texas) by writing about famous, infamous, and legendary locales in Texas’ state capital whose promo campaign is “Keep Austin Weird.” At the…… Continue reading The Best Swimming Hole in Texas, by Kathleen Kaska – plus book #giveaway!

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Murder, mystery, and onion panade, with author Kathleen Kaska

This time next week it will be Thanksgiving in the States, and although we don’t celebrate that holiday here in the UK, that’s not going to stop me trying out this delicious and unusual recipe from American author friend Kathleen Kaska. Kathleen has a new release out in her murder mystery series (details below) and…… Continue reading Murder, mystery, and onion panade, with author Kathleen Kaska