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What’s not to love with a cozy mystery?

Aug 30th, 2017 | By

Have you discovered the cozy mystery novel yet? They are most often set in small local towns and feature amateur detectives who investigate local murders and disappearances, most often as a sideline to their day job . The murders are pretty much bloodless, and generally happen off-page, the love interest mostly hinted at, quite the

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New For May – I, Human

Apr 15th, 2016 | By
Cover of I, Human

I, Human is a fascinating and rich speculative fiction book by John Nelson, exploring the future of genetic implants. Here is a Q&A with John, where he goes deep into the subject: Q: So I take it that this is a sci-fi novel? A: Well, I think many would classify it as speculative fiction as well,

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The Man Who Drew Triangles Out Today!

Jan 31st, 2016 | By

We’re really excited that The Man Who Drew Triangles is out today! The book tells the story of Patricia, a psychiatrist who is given a  sectioned 27y/o Icelander who claims he has spiritual  powers. Judging him “crazy”, she is forced to reconsider her view when a series of supernatural events have a profound effect on

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Visions Through A Glass Darkly Is Out Today!

Jan 29th, 2016 | By

Visions Through A Glass Darkly Is Out Today! This dark literary thriller by David Aboulafia changes both convention and the reader: it’s a novel that can terrify you, make you laugh, make you cry and make you think. Two days, eighteen hours, fifty-eight minutes… The time of your life on this earth. Richard Goodman is

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The Coward by Tom Wall

Jan 27th, 2016 | By

Today (27th January 2016) is the centenary of The Military Service Act.  The Act included a special clause, drafted by Quakers, which for the first time allowed exemption to military service on the grounds of conscience, and thousands of men applied. Tom Wall’s The Coward, Conscience on trial, highlights the issue from the Second World War.

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Headline Murder by Peter Bartram – eBook Promotion

Jan 9th, 2016 | By

A Crampton of the Chronicle Mystery…   Headline Murder – 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

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The Pandora Series by Carolyn Mathews – eBook Promotion

Jan 5th, 2016 | By
Transforming Pandora book cover

In the beginning……   Transforming Pandora – Attempting to come to terms with her husband’s death, Pandora reluctantly attends an evening of clairvoyance and raises a spirit who sets her on a new path. Just as her romantic life begins to improve, things become complicated by the reappearance of a man she never expected to see

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Contemporary Literature and Cozy Crime e-book promotions

Dec 13th, 2015 | By

From Roundfire Books, some e-book bargains for December The Emancipation of B by Jennifer Kavanagh   B is not a child of his time. As an outsider, he hides his secrets well. Freedom is all he dreams of. But when it comes at last, it is in the most unexpected way – and at a considerable cost. I

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Black and Deep Desires: William Shakespeare, Vampire Hunter

Sep 1st, 2015 | By

New this month from Top Hat Books, Graham Holderness brings Shakespeare alive like never before! Who was the real architect of the Gunpowder Plot? Who was the first person to wear a Guy Fawkes mask? Why was Shakespeare’s Dark Lady dark? These and many other questions are answered in Graham Holderness’s new novel, which combines

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Birds of the Nile – extract

Mar 30th, 2015 | By

Preface : Reda, the Egyptian tour guide, has been arrested following a riot in Aswan. Blake and Lee Yong set out to rescue him.   They left the ship as discreetly as they could and headed toward the Corniche. The sky was again pitch black but the town was lit by the glow of street

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