Bethulia: out now.

Well, here it is. Bethulia is officially launched today. My tenth novel – tenth published, that is, though probably my thirtieth in all. I’m venturing into new territory with this one. I mean geographical territory. I have set my previous books in West Wales, mostly north Pembrokeshire, where I live, and in Lyford which isContinue reading “Bethulia: out now.”

Bethulia: Truly Unreliable.

In my first published novel, A Time For Silence, there are two parallel stories. One follows Sarah as she investigates the mystery of her grandparents. The other is the story of her grandmother Gwen. The first is littered with confusion, as Sarah misunderstands just about everything that she discovers. The second is the truth, asContinue reading “Bethulia: Truly Unreliable.”

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…

My Review of Bethulia by Thorne Moore #TuesdayBookBlog #DiamondPress

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
I have read all of Thorne Moore’s books, so far, and I can honestly say this is one author who can turn her hand to any genre. From her days when she was published with Honno and her domestic noir stories such as: Motherlove, to being published by Lume and…

Publishing Soon: Bethulia and the art of detection.

It’s a new year so it must be time for a new book. I don’t really stick to specific genres, since I’ve written historical fiction, futuristic science fiction, family sagas and domestic noir. I am not really sure if my latest book, Bethulia, adds another genre of detective crime, or if, like everything else I’veContinue reading “Publishing Soon: Bethulia and the art of detection.”

Away in a Manger – Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Our final Christmas short story of 2022 comes from Crime Cymru’s Thorne Moore. If I might say so, it’s an excellent example of drawing the reader into an emotional attachment with the central character. Away in a Manger – Thorne Moore So he says ‘That’s pretty impressive, lad,’ and he…

Matlock and the Christmas Music – Eamonn Griffin

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This week I have the pleasure of posting the second of our Crime Cymru Christmas short stories; this time from Eamonn Griffin whos prison story last year was one of my favourites. (You may have sussed by now that our Christmas stories tend not to feature Santa or sugar plum…

Six of One – Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This week we have another “Six of One” – where authors pick out six things which have influenced their writing or career in some way This time it’s the turn of Crime Cymru’s Thorne Moore One book: I could name a hundred books that have had a profound effect on…

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…

Pants and Plots – Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this weeks blog Crime Cymru’s Thorne Moore answers one of the regular questions authors have to field. Needless to say we all have a different spin on the answer – sounds confusing? – read on…… Pants and Plots It’s a question that authors always get asked. Are you a…