Helping Our Heroes: When Stars Will Shine – one page at a time. Happy Publication Day to us all.

My Paperback of When Stars Will Shine

I’m excited to be part of this anthology of short stories written by authors who feel strongly about our Armed Forces and their care.

Being asked to contribute is an honour. My family has provided many generations who have served our country in many wars and conflicts around the world and I’m proud to be able to help raise funds for this wonderful cause.

For over 40 years I have been working on my family history – both sets of parent’s sides – and the service our family has given has been admirable.

My contribution to this anthology is called PENANCE and deals with guilt and ‘what if?’

My story is called Penance

Published on 9th December 2019 in both Paperback and eBook and ALL funds raised will go to the charity.

When Stars Will Shine

Compiled by editor, Emma Mitchell, here is the blurb:

WHEN STARS WILL SHINE is a collection of short stories from your favourite authors who have come together to deliver you a Christmas read with a twist.

With true war tales that will break your heart, gritty Christmas crimes that will shake you to your core, and heart-warming tales of love lost and found, this anthology has something for everyone. And, with every penny made being sent to support our troops, you can rest assured that you’re helping our heroes, one page at a time.

From authors such as Louise Jensen, Graham Smith, Malcolm Hollingdrake, Lucy Cameron, Val Portelli, and Alex Kane, Jane Risdon, you are in for one heck of a ride!

A Note from Emma Mitchell:

As the blurb tells us, When Stars Will Shine is a multi-genre collection of Christmas-themed short stories compiled to raise money for our armed forces and every penny made from the sales of both the digital and paperback copies will be donated to the charity.…/…/B08234131P

Working closely with Kate Noble at Noble Owl Proofreading and Amanda Ni Odhrain from Let’s Get Booked, I’ve been able to pick the best of the submissions to bring you a thrilling book which is perfect for dipping into at lunchtime or snuggling up with on a cold winter’s night. I have been completely blown away by the support we’ve received from the writing and blogging community, especially the authors who submitted stories and Shell Baker from Baker’s Not So Secret Blog, who has organised the cover reveal and blog tour.

There isn’t a person in the country who hasn’t benefited from the sacrifices our troops, past and present, have made for us and they all deserve our thanks.

It has been an honour working on these stories and to create this anthology and I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have.

Contributors are:

Alex Kane, Anna Osborne, Billy McLaughlin, Carmen Radtke, Gordon Bickerstaff, Graham Smith, HR Kemp, Jane Risdon, John Carson, KA Richardson, Kris Egleston, Lorraine Rees, Louise Jensen, Lucy Cameron, Malcolm Hollingdrake, Mark Brownless, Maxine Grey, Owen Mullen, Paul Moore, Paul T. Cambell, Rob Ashman, Robert Skagg, Stewart Giles and Val Portelli.

For further information please refer to Emma Mitchell,

Emma Mitchel: +44 (0) 7508 583844…/…/B08234131P


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