Frank Westworth – Six Strings: a new quick-thriller from my guest author today

I have Frank Westworth as my Guest Author today. Let’s find out more about him and his latest short story: Six Strings: a new quick thriller Gritty Britcrime author Frank Westworth stops by to chat about his new quick-thriller, Six Strings, which features his complicated contract killer, JJ Stoner. When Stoner isn’t wreaking havoc with a very large hammer, he […]

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Love from the Other Side: Ghostly Writes Valentine’s Anthology 2018 with my story ALEXA – Paperback and E-pub

Excited Another short story in an anthology with Plaisted Publishing Ltd. Ghostly Writes Valentine’s Anthology 2018: LOVE FROM THE OTHER SIDE features stories from authors from all over the world and including my story ALEXA A recent widower misses his wife and goes online in search of some company and that is where he meets Alexa, and soon after he […]

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6 years of blogging with you lovely folk: thank you so very much

Six years ago I made the decision to write a blog at the time I had a vague idea of what I wanted to achieve but I thought I’d give it a go and see what happened.   I wanted to share my love of writing and reading, my enjoyment of walking and taking photographs, and I thought I ‘d write about my ‘jollies,’  when I go out and about this gorgeous country with its historical buildings, villages, gardens and breath-taking countryside. And I have tried to do all this and more. Yesterday it was my blog’s 6th birthday. I’ve been reflecting upon the past 6 years when I took that step into the unknown. I had no idea what to expect, whether anyone ‘out there’ would read anything, or come back again once they had. I needn’t have worried. I have amassed the best friends you could ever imagine here, who share my world and whose worlds I share and love dipping into. 6 years ago I didn’t know or expect this could happen. What I did not expect was the friendships I’d form with people I most probably will never meet, and all the things we have in common. I had no idea I’d have so much fun watching them achieve their dreams whilst I tried to achieve mine… Our journey wasn’t/isn’t  always easy but throughout we have all kept our sense of humour. I love that we […]

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Louise Mullins: Best-Selling Psychological Thriller Author – with Movie Rights Signed – is My Guest Author Today

Today I’d like to welcome best-selling author Louise Mullins. Let’s find out all about her and her writing in her own words: ‘I didn’t intend to become a crime writer…’ My first title, The House of Secrets is based on the story of Isabella, a Victorian woman who is sent to an asylum by her cruel husband after the tragic […]

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Christina Jones talking to Marian Lanouette about Only One Woman and her award-winning career

← Jane Risdon’s Only One Woman Written by Two Today I welcome the other half of Only One Woman-Christina Jones Posted on November 7, 2017 by Marian Lanouette Hello Christina, and thank you for appearing here today. I’m excited about your book Only One Woman Only ONe Woman cover Feb 27th 2017 1. What inspired your latest book? ONLY ONE WOMAN is a collaboration with my friend and fellow-author, Jane Risdon. We have long wanted to co-write a book but as Jane writes gritty crime and I write froth and bubble rom-com, the subject matter was always a problem – until we realised that we shared a love – and experience – of all-things-60s… And from that light-bulb-moment Only One Woman was born. We’ve had so much fun with it. We wrote it as a two-hander, from the point of view of two girls – Renza and Stella – who are miles apart geographically, socially and emotionally, and who have both met and fallen in love with, Scott, the sex-on-legs guitarist with Narnia’s Children… 2. How likely are people you meet to end up in your next book? Oh, always – especially if they’ve annoyed me! But hopefully they’d never recognize themselves. I use snippets of character; of appearance; a way of walking or talking; add a large dash of make-believe – and roll it all into one – and then, if they’ve upset me in real life, make sure they get their fictional come-uppance. It’s very […]

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