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 […]

Author Interview with Nancy Christie

How long have you been writing? I started in second grade, and except for a few “life intermissions,” I haven’t stopped writing since then! In terms of being a professional writer, I started my career writing for newspapers and magazines in the mid-eighties, branched into corporate work in the nineties and published by first book, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guest Post The Hunter

Writing Makes You Better A title like that may sound a tad conceited, like writing “makes you better than everyone else around you”. That’s not the sentiment behind the title at all. Instead, it means that writing makes you (the writer) a better version of yourself. (I’m a firm believer in Hemingway’s words: “There is […]

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 […]