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,…

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…

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…

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…

A Christmas Story by Judith Barrow

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This has been a tough year, but now that Christmas is nearly upon us, our brilliantly talented Crime Cymru authors have decided to bring us all some seasonal cheer with stories of murder, mayhem and the office party. In today’s story, Judith Barrow reveals the full and chilling horror of the…

From my Archives: The Inspiration Behind Pattern of Shadows. Ah, the Memories! #Bookbub

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
I’m thrilled that Pattern of Shadows is on BookBub this month and grateful to my publishers, Honno, for the support and belief in my writing. When I discovered the first of the trilogy was going to be promoted, I remembered the research that set off the idea for the book,…

The Memory: Interview with Judith Barrow

Fellow author Judith Barrow‘s novel, The Memory, came out this year and I can vouch for it being a gripping and very moving read. I’ve interviewed her about it – well, cornered her and demanded answers – and this is what she had to say. Q: You’ve written four volumes of a family saga aboutContinue reading “The Memory: Interview with Judith Barrow”

Sagas: keeping it in the family

I was slightly surprised when my first novel, A Time For Silence, was classified on Amazon as a family saga. My publisher had told me it was crime fiction and I had thought of it as a simple mystery. Besides, it was a single book and I never expected to add to the series. SurelyContinue reading “Sagas: keeping it in the family”