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Terror on Sunshine Boulevard: murder, mystery and a book #giveaway!

American author JQ Rose and I have been online friends for years (…and soon to meet in real life!!) I interviewed JQ Rose in the very early days of my blog (interview here) and we had a great time. There were lots of brilliant comments and I got to find out so much about Mackinac…… Continue reading Terror on Sunshine Boulevard: murder, mystery and a book #giveaway!

books · romance · romance novels · writing

Have your romance novel title in print…and win a lovely prize!

If you’ve followed my blog for a while you’ll know that over the past year I published two romantic suspense novellas – Palace of Deception and The Scottish Diamond. I’m planning to combine these two novellas into one full-length print edition (and into a boxed set for the ebook version), along with a short story that will bring…… Continue reading Have your romance novel title in print…and win a lovely prize!

authors · romance

Win a cute pair of earrings with Marie Laval’s cherry clafoutis recipe! #giveaway

Lots of treats in store today! This week I’m doing a blog swap with French author Marie Laval, and together we’ll be giving away two pairs of these cute pair of summer earrings you see here,  which were handmade by Canadian author Denysé Bridger. (Details of how to win below.) Denysé and Marie are both contributors to…… Continue reading Win a cute pair of earrings with Marie Laval’s cherry clafoutis recipe! #giveaway

urban fantasy · ya

Schism: author Laura Maisano’s debut YA Urban Fantasy, plus #giveaway

I’m delighted to meet Laura Maisano today, as part of her blog tour for her debut YA Urban Fantasy novel, Schism. Laura will be answering a few questions, and then afterwards there’ll be a chance to win a copy of her novel.  Good to meet you, Laura! First of all, why do you write YA?…… Continue reading Schism: author Laura Maisano’s debut YA Urban Fantasy, plus #giveaway

romance · Uncategorized

How to make use of Goodreads as an author, plus a romance novel giveaway for Valentine’s

Goodreads Book Giveaway A Way from Heart to Heart by Helena Fairfax Giveaway ends March 13, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win Last weekend saw the online Romance Festival organised by Harper Collins and Harlequin. Like last year’s festival, it was an interesting, fun and useful event, and I picked up…… Continue reading How to make use of Goodreads as an author, plus a romance novel giveaway for Valentine’s

authors · books · mystery

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!