Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Weekly News – K.M. Allan, Judith Barrow, Ritu Bhathal, Sandra Cox and James J. Cudney

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the new  Cafe and Bookstore Weekly News – where I will share recent reviews for authors in the Cafe. The first author is K.M. Allan with a review for the first book in the Blackbirch series – The Beginning. About the book Welcome to Blackbirch. It’s a…

A few Moments With Carol Lovekin #MondayBlogs #Interview @Honno

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
Handing over to Carol for a moment Hello, dear reader, and welcome.Like you, I am a guest; invited by Judith to appear on her blog and answer some questions. This is an event, frankly. Since lockdown has put paid to physical book launches and fairs, sitting down to write about…

A Love/Hate Story #Bookreview: The Heart Stone by @JudithBarrow77 #HistoricalFiction #FamilySaga

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
“Surplus Women” Women of Britain say GO [image credit: E J Kealey (artist) Parliamentary Recruiting Committee – Te Papa Tongarewa (The Museum of New Zealand)] ? “There used to be tea rooms on almost every street in England.” An older friend was reminiscing about her youth and her parents’ generation.  “Women needed…

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…

Thorne Moore Interview by G B Williams

Originally posted on GB Williams Crime Blog:
Another English immigrant to Wales, Thorne Moore is a fellow Crime Cymru member, who writes some great psychological thrillers and brings a real sense of family, community and of Wales to her writing. When did you start writing, and why? I can’t remember the time when inventing stories…