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Here I shine a spotlight on fascinating authors, designers, travel experts and book bloggers

Spotlight on historical fiction author Lesley Downer

Spotlight on historical fiction author Lesley Downer

I am pleased to have author Lesley Downer on my blog today! Her travels brought her to Japan, inspired her to learn the language, and eventually write historical fiction and non-fiction books about the country she’d fallen in love with. I enjoyed her novel Shogun Queen, a captivating and engrossing novel set in age of the samurai, and can attest to her extensive knowledge of the country and its history! Rich in detail, Lesley creates a world of princesses, shoguns…

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Spotlight on biographer Joanna Kafarowski

Spotlight on biographer Joanna Kafarowski

I am happy to welcome Canadian researcher and biographer Joanna Kafarowski to my blog today! She is so passionate about the Artic and explorer Louise Arner Boyd that even a beach bum like me has become interested in learning more about the North. I hope you enjoy learning about Joanna, her books, and love of anything polar.   Tell me a little bit about yourself, your books and your career. I’m a first-generation Canadian with a restless spirit and have…

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Spotlight on travelogue writer Richard Clark

Spotlight on travelogue writer Richard Clark

I am happy to introduce you to Richard Clark, an English journalist and writer specializing in travelogues about Greece. As Richard says, writing travelogues is “less stressful than interviewing actors, celebrities, sportspeople and politicians.” And it provides him with a great excuse to take more research trips to Greece! I can imagine, though those interviews also sounds pretty interesting. I hope you enjoy learning about Richard, Greece, and his books, as I did.   Spotlight On Richard Clark I am an English…

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Spotlight on historical fiction and mystery author Victoria Blake

Spotlight on historical fiction and mystery author Victoria Blake

It is a special treat for me to kick off the 2018 edition of ‘Spotlight on…’ by featuring Victoria Blake, an author I greatly admire. Her historical fiction novel Titian’s Boatman was my favorite read of 2017. (Many thanks to TripFiction for asking me to review it!) I also enjoyed her crime fiction mystery Jumping the Cracks, and look forward to reading the rest of the Sam Falconer series. She is the author of eight books spanning the mystery, historical fiction…

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Spotlight On…

Spotlight On…

It is an honor to welcome so many talented authors and bloggers to my website! Here you will find links to the interviews, articles and group promos I have been lucky enough to feature on my blog.                                                                                        …

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Spotlight on contemporary fiction author Eva Pasco

Spotlight on contemporary fiction author Eva Pasco

Eva Pasco is an Indie author I’ve had the pleasure of knowing since I joined Facebook. She’s supportive, generous with her time, and a great author to boot! I am thrilled she is also a member of Travel By Book. I hope you enjoy learning more about her books, favorite reads, and addiction to fragrance. Happy Holidays, everyone!   Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your books and writing career. Jennifer, thank you for the invitation to feature…

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Spotlight on mystery author Daniella Bernett

Spotlight on mystery author Daniella Bernett

It is my pleasure to welcome author Daniella Bernett to my blog today! Her mystery series featuring journalist Emmeline Kirby and jewel thief Gregory Longdon, transports readers through England and Italy as her lead characters become embroiled in increasingly dangerous murder mysteries. You can read my review of her first novel, Lead Me Into Danger, at the bottom of this post. Daniella is also one of the many talented authors participating in Mystery Thriller Week this February. You can sign…

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Interview with M.P. Tonnesen: Desert Skies, Rebel Souls Blog Tour

Interview with M.P. Tonnesen: Desert Skies, Rebel Souls Blog Tour

It is my pleasure to introduce you to travel romance author Michelle Tonnesen on the last day of her Desert Skies, Rebel Souls blog tour. I’ve had a chance to read her lovely novel and really enjoyed the story and locations. Take a moment to learn more about Michelle before reading my review.   Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your books and writing career. I learned to read and write at the age of four – I…

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Spotlight on thriller author Joni Dee

Spotlight on thriller author Joni Dee

It is my pleasure to welcome Joni Dee, author of And the Wolf Shall Dwell, to my blog today! He’s one of the many talented mystery and thriller authors participating in Mystery Thriller Week in February of 2018. You can sign up now as a Super Fan to be kept abreast of giveaways, interviews and special sales before and during the event. But first, take a moment to learn more about this versatile writer, his debut novel and BookGobbler.  …

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Desert Skies, Rebel Souls blog tour

Desert Skies, Rebel Souls blog tour

I am so excited to be taking part (as host) in my first blog tour! It’s my pleasure to help Michelle Tonnesen promote her latest release – Desert Skies, Rebel Souls. Check back here on November 18 to read a fascinating interview with the author and read my review. Don’t forget to check out the other stops on her tour, starting tomorrow.   A journey into the unknown. A rebellion against family, culture and society. A love against all odds. From…

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