Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #WWI – #Family Saga – The Heart Stone by Judith Barrow

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to review the eagerly awaited new release by Judith Barrow…another wonderful family saga The Heart Stone. About the Book 1914. Everything changes for Jessie on a day trip to Blackpool. She realises her feelings for Arthur are far more than friendship. And just as they are travelling home,…

BOOKCASE – Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Katherine Stansfield offers a fascinating insight into beginnings and ends and their roles and the powerful relationship that exists between them. The first page: an end in the beginning The…

Introducing Judith Barrow and THE HEART STONE, out today

Originally posted on Jenny O'Brien HQ:
Hi everyone, Today I have Judith Barrow on my blog taking about all things Wales. It’s also the book launch day for her latest book, THE HEART STONE, which I can’t wait to read. Over to you, Judith. My Wales. My writing. My latest book. Walking the Pembrokeshire…

Welsh Murder Book. Alis Hawkins

Originally posted on Jenny O'Brien HQ:
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY Hi everyone, today I have the very great pleasure of inviting Alis Hawkins onto my Welsh Murder Book. Over to you, Alis. My Wales I write historical fiction in two different periods – medieval fiction set largely in and around a fictitious medieval university city…

Megan Matthews’s Secret #shortstory #MondayBlogs #CrimeCymru

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
Megan Matthews stops on the step at the front door of the bungalow before pushing the key into the lock. ‘I’m home,’ she calls, knowing full well no one will answer.? Not anymore. Never again. The place is silent; there is no irritable retort from behind the door to the…

BOOKCASE – Fatal by Sally Spedding

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Sally Spedding gives us a taste of the thrilling opening to the fourth book in her Delphine Rougier series, set in France’s Ariège department. ‘La min i sém. Lo zyé…

Smorgasbord Posts from My Archives – Past Book Reviews 2020 – #Familysaga – The Memory by Judith Barrow

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
I read some amazing books in 2020 and I would like to share them again with you, updated with the authors most recent releases and their biography. Today I am sharing my review for the most recent book by Judith Barrow the compelling family drama The Memory. About the…

BOOKCASE – Hide by S J Morgan

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, S J Morgan paints a vivid and atmospheric picture of an Australian outback that is as parched as it is menacing for her gripping psychological thriller, Hide. Swansea – Revisiting…

Oh, What a Show!! Showboat’s Literary Online! #authors #writers #poets

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
On Saturday 16th January 2021 we had our first Showboat Literary Online. We had a great line up of writers, lots of fun – and lots of interviewing glitches ( for the editing team at Showboat to sort out in order to showcase the event in the next months. But,…