Cutting the ties that bind… #Bookreview: Sisters by @JudithBarrow77 #FamilyEstrangement #FamilySaga

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
Cutting the ties that bind. Family. We’re hard-wired to need them, to forgive them their trespasses, to love them. But what happens if we don’t like them? If they disappoint us? Or if they just don’t want to be in our lives? We watch it play out between royal brothers…

Places in our Memories: With Chris Lloyd #Memories #MondayBlogs #Crimewriter #CrimeCymru

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
There are places that remain in our memories, the details may become slightly blurred, nostalgia may colour our thoughts, but they don’t fade. And how those places made us feel at the time is the one thing that remains. Today I’m really pleased to welcome Chris Lloyd, who I seem…

My review of Sisters by Judith Barrow

Judith Barrow is a mistress of dissecting the triumphs and misfortunes of families confronted with crime, disgrace and tragedy. In Sisters, her latest novel, she is at her brilliant best. The Marsden family of Micklethwaite are doing okay; Eric and Eve, their two teenage daughters Angie and Mandy, and the baby Robert. There are theContinue reading “My review of Sisters by Judith Barrow”

The Whispering Trees – Jacqueline Harrett

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This week we get a peek at Crime Cymru’s Jacqueline Harrett’s latest novel, published by Diamond Crime. The Whispering Trees, published by Diamond Crime in November 2022, is the second in my crime series featuring DI Mandy Wilde and her side-kick, DS Josh Jones. It was inspired by a walk…

Smorgasbord Book Promotions – #Review – #FamilySaga – Sisters by Judith Barrow

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to share my review for the upcoming family saga, Sisters by Judith Barrow, available on pre-order for January 26th. About the book A moving study of the deep feelings – jealousy, love, anger, and revenge – that can break a family apart. … Sisters is another absorbing, emotional…

Ann Hatton ( Ann of Swansea) and Sarah Siddon #FamousSisters #relationships #families #stage #actresses, #authors #poetry @honno

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
Sisters Ann of Swansea and Sarah Siddon Ann Hatton and her older sister Sarah, were the daughters of Roger Kemble and Sarah Ward, who led a troupe of travelling actors. Sarah was born in Brecon in July 1755, Ann, otherwise known as Ann of Swansea, in Worcester in April 1764.…

Places in our Memories: With Carol Lovekin #MondayBlogs #Memories

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
There are places that remain in our memories, the details may become slightly blurred, nostalgia may colour our thoughts, but they don’t fade. And how those places made us feel at the time is the one thing that remains. Today I’m really pleased pleased to welcome Carol Lovekin. Since Judith…

Places in our Memories #MondayBlogs #Memories

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
There are places that remain in our memories, the details may become slightly blurred, nostalgia may colour our thoughts, but they don’t fade. And how those places made us feel at the time is the one thing that remains. Copyright: @TalkSaddleworth This is one of my memories; the street I…

Creating the Maze…… – by Alis Hawkins

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Under our themed topic of “How I Write”, this week Crime Cymru’s Alis Hawkins takes a look at a writing method used by a recent award winner and compares it with her own methodology. Creating the maze… This year’s winner of both the Gold Dagger and the Historical Dagger at…

My Review of Only May, by Honno Author, Carol Lovekin #Honno #familystory #secrets #magic

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
Book Description: A young woman haunted by ghosts, magic and long-kept family secrets in a new novel from the author of the Wales Book of the Year 2021 shortlisted, WILD SPINNING GIRLS. I give you fair warning, if you’re planning on lying to me, don’t look me in the eye.…