Book Excerpt Moral Panics

Book Excerpt – Chapter 11             Jacobs’ app, Investigate, had been hugely successful amongst Bay Area police departments. The police, in an effort to be more transparent about their work, needed a modern way of recording case details and registering evidence. Jacobs’ app had provided them with everything they needed.             It was far more […]

Book Excerpt Nature of the Witch

Book Excerpt Thanky ou to Majanka for letting me visit her blog on my blog tour. This extract is taken from a part of the story where Kiera is beginning to feel more confident with her powers. Here she is sneaking out of the house to perform a spell that she can’t tell anyone about, […]

Book Excerpt My Dinner From Eleanor’s

Excerpt #1 My table bussing duties completed, I joined Maggie at the stove. The warming food smelled good. She took a taste of one of the pots. “Almost.” she said, “Not quite warmed enough.” She handed me an oven mitt. “Why don’t you take the things out of the oven and set them on the table.” […]

Book Excerpt Vicky and Lizzie’s First Period

Book Excerpt The children filed out of the theatre. Jody was swarmed by inquisitive students in the corridor. They hushed their questions at her, eager to get the gory details on the Layla Quick case. Vicky and Lizzie walked arm in arm, envious of the attention their ginger friend was getting. ‘Look at that tiny […]

Book Excerpt Magic of Stars

Book Excerpt Wow – he was a fast mover, Sapphire thought, as she gazed into his brooding eyes. She did a quick once over of the man: tall with a mop of dark silky hair, expensive looking suit, good olive coloured skin and enviable white teeth. Decision made, she threw back the last of her […]

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 […]