Archive for November 2015

Two Great Thriller Giveaways!

Nov 30th, 2015 | By

Roundfire Books have two great giveaways on offer on  Teddy Rose Book Reviews Enter for a chance to win a print copy of Invisible Wounds by Dustin Beutin and Fragile Brilliance by Eliot Parker. This offer is open until 12th December. Invisible Wounds When a rogue American Special Forces unit forms a drug cartel in the

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Facts and fictions

Nov 29th, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown If a book is just facts, it’s not a novel. But, imagine a novel that didn’t have any facts in it. Nothing real. It’s not an easy thing to envisage and I’m prepared to bet such a book would be totally unreadable. There are things we depend on – causality being key

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Carolyn Mathews and Pandora’s Gift

Nov 28th, 2015 | By

New Pagan Fiction

Nov 27th, 2015 | By

Moon Books is on of the JHP non-fiction imprints, most of the time. However, it does carry Pagan fiction, and this month is publishing Sheena Cundy’s novel The Madness and the Magic. A dishy vicar, an unexpected grandchild and hot flushes…how will a witch like Minerva cope with one hormonal challenge after another? I’ve recently

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Grandmother stories

Nov 25th, 2015 | By

Mags MacKean is an O Books author inhabiting the borderlands between fact and fiction… Disguised as a twinge, she has an answer for anyone who questions. She might make herself known, as she did for me, when purpose, endeavour and progress, mythologized as a stairway to heaven, no longer makes sense. I know her as

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7 tips for surviving NaNoWriMo

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By

by Daniela I. Norris Every November is National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo. First created in 1999 by writer Chris Baty with 21 participants in San Francisco, it has now turned into a global event including thousands of writers from all over the world. You are welcome to participate even if you are not American and

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Perfect Edge, Perfect Offers

Nov 21st, 2015 | By

E-book Promotion – 0.99 (subject to tax) Until the end of November, these three fiction titles are on offer at Amazon as ebooks. All three come from the Perfect Edge imprint – Perfect Edge seeks books that take on the crippling fear of other people, the question of what’s correct and normal, of how life works,

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600pm at Huffington Post

Nov 20th, 2015 | By

Tim Ward writes: “When we think about Climate Change – temperature forecasts, shifting rainfall patterns, ice caps melting — it’s both too big and too far away to imagine vividly, as if it were happening to us, to the people we know and care about. Clarke Owens has written a gripping crime thriller, set in

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The beauty of reading

Nov 19th, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown Recently, I was browsing through a twitter hastag (#wwwblogs – women writers, on a Wednesday) when I ran into this excellent piece – In a World of Too Many Writers, Readers Matter Most. I read it. When I’m participating in a hashtag conversation I tend to read and share at least a

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Ebooks on offer in November

Nov 17th, 2015 | By

During November, these fantastic titles are on offer over at Amazon as ebooks. Torn Clouds, by Judy Hall. Drawing on thirty years experience as a regression therapist and her own memories and experiences in Egypt, ancient and modern, Torn Clouds is a remarkable first novel by an internationally-acclaimed MBS author, one of Britains leading experts

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