Archive for August 2015

Featured book: Escape from Smyrna

Aug 31st, 2015 | By

Escape from Smyrna, a mystery novel set in Turkey and Greece, unveils the intertwining histories of three families, Anglo-American, Turkish, and Greek, bound together by an ancient necklace that incites violence yet has powers of healing and redemption. It is 1982. Four Swiss hippies steal a gold locket from a chapel on a barren Greek

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Praise for Bartram’s new crime novel

Aug 29th, 2015 | By

Two of Britain’s leading crime novelists have praised Headline Murder, the first Crampton of the Chronicle mystery, by debut Roundfire Books author Peter Bartram (pictured). Peter Lovesey, a former chairman of the Crime Writers’ Association said: “Superbly crafted and breezy as a stroll along the pier, this Brighton-based murder mystery is a delight.” And M

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Featured book: Oh Great, Now I Can See Dead People

Aug 27th, 2015 | By

Sam’s back and now she can see dead people! Following on from, Oh Great, Now I Can Hear Dead People, this fun tale follows Sam’s journey as she develops on her eventful journey as a psychic. Sam is busy planning her wedding to her budding pop-star boyfriend Jack, so when she’s asked to perform a

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Books for younger readers

Aug 25th, 2015 | By

Authors of YA fiction Lodestone and Our Street authors now have a dedicated blog. We wont be carrying so much of that content here, so if you want to keep up with the adventures of blog familiars like Marie Yates, with Reggie & Me, Annika Jensen, or find out how things are progressing with The Duke’s

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Ebook bargains for August

Aug 23rd, 2015 | By

For August we have 0.99 eBook promotions over at amazon on several titles. Pick up a special deal on Roderick Vincent’s The Cause… The year is 2022. America is on the verge of economic and social collapse. The government has made individual freedom its enemy. African American hacker Isse Corvus enters a black-ops training camp. He

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Peek into the world of the Alkoryn Chronicles

Aug 21st, 2015 | By

When he finds a hidden map and a scripture washed up with an unusual body at the Galunda Bay, Daimeh’s idyllic life changes forever. After an autopsy has been conducted, he decides to follow the map and go on a journey with his aunt to the impassable lands to the north, where it is rumoured

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August giveaway

Aug 19th, 2015 | By

You could win a copy of Mercedes Rochelle’s epic historical novel, Heir to a Prophecy this August. Visit https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway to take part. When Macbeth’s Witches pass their prophecy to Fleance’s son Walter, they take him from England to Normandy and finally Scotland, where he founds the line of the Stewarts. Shakespeare’s Witches tell Banquo, “Thou Shalt ‘Get

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The Duke’s Wrath

Aug 15th, 2015 | By

Annette Oppenlander’s novel ‘escape from the Past’ released at the end of July. The photo shows the author doing her first public book reading! This speculative novel blows the idea of dystopian YA fiction wide open, and reviewers are loving it.     Find out more in this trailer…



“600ppm” – an excerpt

Aug 13th, 2015 | By

Cancer & Chaos I started watching this pretty glue channel called Historia. They had these heavy-duty intellectuals on there, talking about all kinds of stuff. There was this one named Professor Brandon Cognovit, who had written a history of the Cold War in the mid-twentieth century. “The fear of Communism in the West,” said Professor

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New from Roundfire: Headline Murder

Aug 11th, 2015 | By

It’s August 1962, and Colin Crampton, the Brighton Evening Chronicle’s crime reporter, is desperate for a front-page story. But it’s the silly season for news – and the only tip-off Crampton has is about the disappearance of the seafront’s crazy-golf proprietor, Arnold Trumper. Crampton thinks the story is about as useful as a set of

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