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Spotlight on historical fiction author Jean Grainger

I am delighted to welcome Irish novelist Jean Grainger to my blog today! She is an academic historian turned fiction writer who specializes in contemporary and historical fiction novels focused on the twentieth century. She is also one of the contributors to The Darkest Hour anthology, a collection of ten novellas about World War Two Tales of Resistance. Her contribution, Catriona’s War, features an Irish woman who becomes embroiled in the French Resistance to Nazi occupation of France. I hope…

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Spotlight on historical fiction author John McKay

It is an honor to welcome historical and contemporary fiction author John McKay to my blog. A native of England, John served in the Royal Air Force then worked for Fire and Rescue before turning to writing. He’s now published five novels, one of which – Mosquitoes – was long-listed in the UK International Novel Writing Competition in 2017. He is also a one of the contributors to The Darkest Hour anthology, a collection of ten novellas about World War…

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Spotlight on mystery author T.G. Campbell

It is my pleasure to welcome mystery author T.G. Campbell to my blog today. Her series documents the adventures of the Bow Street Society, a group of amateur detectives operating in London in 1896. T.G. also enjoys featuring other crime fiction and mystery authors on her blog in her The Writers’ Wing feature. She’s here today to tell us more about her novels and her latest release – The Case of The Spectral Shot, published this Halloween! Crime fiction and…

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Spotlight on author Scott Stavrou

It is my pleasure to welcome author Scott Stavrou to my blog today. Originally from Las Vegas, he lived in San Francisco, Prague, and Venice before settling on a small Greek island. He keeps himself busy writing fiction and non-fiction for numerous publications in America and Europe and was awarded a PEN International Hemingway prize for short fiction. In addition to writing, he serves on the Board of Advisors for Write Away Europe, where he is also a Creative Writing…

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Spotlight on women’s fiction author Pauline Barclay

It is a pleasure to welcome author Pauline Barclay to my blog today! She is a wandering soul who started off exploring the United Kingdom, then crossed the channel to spend time in the Netherlands, before settling in the Canary Isles. In short, a woman after my own heart! In addition to being a lovely human being, Pauline is a fanatic rollerblader, the author of six women’s fiction novels, and the founder of the Chill With a Book Awards. Please…

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Spotlight on The Lover’s Portrait Audiobook

Boy do I feel blessed! Last week The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery​ audiobook went on tour and visited nine book blogs. I am so happy to see how well it was received by readers and bloggers! My heartfelt thanks go out to Dab of Darkness Book Reviews​, Turning Another Page​, In Patti’s Imagination​, AudioSpy and The Book Addict’s Reviews​ for posting excellent 4 and 5 star reviews of it. And also to T’s Stuff​, What Is That Book About​,…

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Spotlight on artist and mystery author Rosa Fedele

It is an absolute pleasure to welcome the very talented artist and mystery author Rosa Fedele to my blog! Today is the release day of her second novel, The Legacy of Beauregarde, a fascinating murder mystery set Sydney, Australia in the 1990s. I loved her first novel, The Red Door, and can’t wait to get started reading this one. What makes both books even more special is that they are illustrated. You can check out (and even buy) illustrations from…

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Spotlight on crime fiction author Khaled Talib

It is a pleasure to welcome crime fiction author Khaled Talib to my blog today! His novel Smokescreen is quite an adrenaline-filled thriller that transports readers to Singapore. Khaled began his career as a journalist but now spends his days writing novels set around the globe. Find out why he does not play chess, what his invisible friend wears, and more about his standalone novels.   Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your books and writing career. I…

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Spotlight on Janice Croom

I am pleased to welcome mystery author Janice Croom to my blog today! I had the pleasure of working with Janice during Mystery Thriller Week a few months ago. Her book’s title – Dead of an Idiot Boss – really cracked me up and made me take notice of her Kadence MacBride mystery series. Here is your chance to learn more about Janice, her books, her fascination with Wakanda, her favorite music to write to, and insider tips for your…

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Spotlight on author and television writer John Meyer

Today I have author and television writer John Meyer as my guest. Read on to learn how getting robbed in Rome spawned his writing career, what it is like working for Entertainment Tonight, and the importance of getting the setting right.   Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your books, and writing career. I’m fortunate enough that my day job is also a writing job. I’m the studio writer of Entertainment Tonight Canada (the TV cousin of America’s…

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