Book Spotlight: London Noir

Book Excerpt Sophie dipped her brush in water and then chose azure blue to finish the detail. Azure blue reminded her of summer days and sandy beaches. It also reminded Sophie of her mother, and, as usual, the thought brought a bitter taste to the back of her mouth. Sophie swallowed. Concentrating to stop the […]

Book Excerpt The Kidnapping of Senator Andy Thompson

Senators Andy Thompson and Hunt Wagner lead the way in a spirited debate on a new health care bill and whether or not to stop President Robinson and Secretary Von Schumann from sending troops to Botswana. A real adventure begins when Senator Thompson is kidnapped and Brian Travors, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State is […]

Book Excerpt The Sweet Spot

Book Excerpt Almost half an hour later, Sebastian was exhausted but still holding his own.  He’d confessed his sins and asked for forgiveness on prime-time national television, and it was almost over. “I’d pretty much hit rock bottom when I had to fulfil the commitment I’d made to write my autobiography. I tried to back […]

Release Blitz: Seduction en Pointe

How long have you been writing? I’ve always been a writer – I come from a family of artists and poets, and storytelling just sort of went along with that. My mom taught creative writing classes for kids, so I put it officially around eight, but unofficially forever. Professionally, I’ve been writing fiction since about […]

Book Tours: Book Excerpt Dark Dawn over Steep House

Book Excerpt THERE WAS A message engraved in the locket.          To my darling Siddy with all my heart.          The glass was cracked, but I did not need to read the flowing Connie to know that the picture was of my mother. And – not for the first time – I wondered that I […]

Blog Tour: Book Excerpt Still Black Remains

Book Excerpt Valentine is in the room, his hands tied behind his back, with duct tape across his mouth and the hood probably still covering his face.  He has been that way for hours and nobody cares about him.  What only matters is that he is alive; they have to do something with him to […]

Book Tours: Book Excerpt The Difference Between You and Me

Book Excerpt “Hi, do you need anything?” “Yes, but not you – you don’t have it and you can’t provide it. And I’m afraid our conversation is suffering the effects of my inability to pretend to be interested in your proposal for the evening” “You could have just said ‘No’.” The first creaky sign I […]

Finding Secrets Blog Tour

Book Excerpt ‘Welcome to Mallow Court,’ I say, my smile a little forced. It’s a week since the Churchley-Thursley wedding debacle, and I’ve yet to put it fully behind me. Though Mrs Fairchild has made no noises about sacking me, I have an irritating gnaw inside me that won’t go away. Have I put everything […]

Book Excerpt Poisoned Iris

Book Excerpt Difference Is Not a Crime Five words above a painting. Nothing more, nothing less. It shouldn’t have that much impact on my life, yet this sentence had been in the back of my head since the first time I’d seen it in my fourteenth year. That was the day I finally had been […]

Book Excerpt Jorie & The Magic Stones

Jorie and the Magic Stones is the first book in a new chapter book series, by A. H. Richardson, that follows one heroic nine-year-old girl on an unforgettable adventure. Children everywhere are loving this adventurous tale of Jorie and Rufus, two orphans from very different walks of life, who meet by chance and discover a […]