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Book Review – Up Here by Jim Shomos

I wrote this 5 star review for Chic Lit Café. An eternal love-triangle, Up Here delves deep into what real love is with humorous results.  Meet Peter, Jane and Christina, oh and mom of course!  I loved this book.  On one hand it’s airy and amusing; on the other it’s reflective and profound. It’s definitely movie worthy,… Continue reading Book Review – Up Here by Jim Shomos

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Book Review – Year One by Nora Roberts

In my quest to continually better my writing skills, I devour books.  Picking up bestsellers I’m searching for their magical ingredients – what makes this book a New York Times bestseller?  Is it the characters, plot or writing style? The book I have just turned the last page of is Year One by Nora Roberts.… Continue reading Book Review – Year One by Nora Roberts

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Book Review – Vagabondess (a guide to solo female travel) by Toby Israel

I wrote this 5 star review for Chic Lit Café. Vagabondess is, in my opinion, a must read for any would-be travelers.  Inspiring, exciting and considerably insightful, this guide is unlike any other you can buy.  Not a list of places you can visit, this is a conduit to ‘traveling mindset’ and is about lifestyle… Continue reading Book Review – Vagabondess (a guide to solo female travel) by Toby Israel

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Book Review – The Last of the Moon Girls by Barbara Davis

They don’t call themselves witches… they are simply the Moon girls.  Now and then I come across a book I just love.  The Last of the Moon Girls is one of them.  Not only is it a fascinating story, but it is written so well, it’s like a ‘comfy jumper’ giving you that snug, cosy… Continue reading Book Review – The Last of the Moon Girls by Barbara Davis

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Book Review – Deadbreak by Jorge Sanchez

Move over Rick Grimes, there’s a new lovable, apocalyptic zombie killing dude in town!  Jeremiah Reid is on a single-minded mission to find his daughter, hopefully she’s safe on Hawaii, but he doesn’t know for sure.  By his side is his steadfast friend, Joe the 4th who has a penchant habit of ripping zombie throats. … Continue reading Book Review – Deadbreak by Jorge Sanchez

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Now on Netgalley – Between Witches & Angels

If you're a Netgalley member and you would like to read Between Witches & Angels for free, then simply log on and request your copy today! NetGalley Link to Book When witchcraft goes wrong, Hell wants her soul. Megan Harrison will do anything to help the people she loves, but sometimes love isn’t enough. Even… Continue reading Now on Netgalley – Between Witches & Angels

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New Release – Between Witches & Angels

So excited to say my latest book is now on Amazon. When witchcraft goes wrong, Hell wants her soul. Megan Harrison will do anything to help the people she loves, but sometimes love isn’t enough. Even her budding magic can’t stop the man of her dreams from falling off the wagon, nor can she get… Continue reading New Release – Between Witches & Angels

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Book Review – Top Producer by Laura Wolfe

I wrote this review for Chic Lit Cafe Totally engrossing, fast paced, and super suspenseful Top Producer is one of the best books I’ve read so far in 2020!    Laura Wolfe had me on the edge of my seat!  Twenty-four year old Mara Butler has had a string of misfortune including being dumped by her… Continue reading Book Review – Top Producer by Laura Wolfe

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Box Set Review – Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere - based on a book by Celeste Ng What makes a woman a mother?  Does every mother deserve to be one?  Big, big, big issues are dissected in this truly amazing story. Looking at relationships from different points of view, how daughters see their mothers. How mothers see their children.  Image is… Continue reading Box Set Review – Little Fires Everywhere

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Book Review – The Shining by Stephen King

As part of my research for Hope in Blackshaw Moor, which is a Romance-Thriller, I decided to do a little light reading… and dived into Stephen King’s 1977 The Shining! I am not a fan of horror or anything bloody or gory, so I planned to ‘skim-read’ through and just get a feel for the… Continue reading Book Review – The Shining by Stephen King

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Book Review – Cancionero by Randolph Parrish

I wrote this review for Kids Lit Book Café Before I start the review, I just want to take a moment to mention reviews given on Amazon and othe platforms by the grammar-police. If I had gone off the reviews on Amazon I might not have picked this book, and what a shame that would… Continue reading Book Review – Cancionero by Randolph Parrish

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Book Review – Eating the Forbidden Fruit by Roland Page

I wrote this review for Chick Lit Café – Check out their site for reviews & book marketing. Sold our souls for greed - made mistakes without learning - death clears our vision (reminding us that life has a time limit).  These are some of things we encounter in Eating the Forbidden Fruit.  Although this… Continue reading Book Review – Eating the Forbidden Fruit by Roland Page

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Book Review – The Line Between by Tosca Lee

I wrote this review for Chick Lit Café. Check out their site for book marketing and great reviews! The Line Between is an exciting, gripping thriller you won’t be able to put down!  Tosca Lee has now been firmly added to my must-read list, and this book sits with pride on my bookshelf.  What a… Continue reading Book Review – The Line Between by Tosca Lee

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Book Review – Marriage and Ministry by Amanda Kai

For fans of Jane Austen, Marriage & Ministry by Amanda Kai is a must read. The author excels in making her writing style feel like a natural flow-on from Austen's beautiful book Pride & Prejudice. Did you ever wonder what married life was like for Charlotte and William? Well wonder no more. Amanda Kai has… Continue reading Book Review – Marriage and Ministry by Amanda Kai

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Book Review – This Present Darkness by Frank Peretti

In research for my next novel I selected 10 books to read, ‘This Present Darkness’ was book no 2 on this list. Well, wow, what can I say?  I certainly hope my next book ‘Hope in Blackshaw Moor’ turns out to be a page-turner like this book by Frank Peretti! This is one of those… Continue reading Book Review – This Present Darkness by Frank Peretti

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5 Days to a #1 BestSeller

I thought I might share how I recently got to be a Amazon UK BestSeller. Below is a graph showing the dates, who I used to promote, how much I was charged and how many sales I received. Hopefully, from the below you will be able to ascertain whether running consecutive promotions is something you… Continue reading 5 Days to a #1 BestSeller

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Book Review – In For A Spell by Sharon Clare

Magical, enchanting, romantic, heartwarming... just a few words to describe this lovely book. Ever since I was little I have loved fairy tales. The magic, the mystery, the happy-ever-after. In For A Spell is definitely an adult (quite adult in one particular section!) fairy tale - and I loved it! Finn, the interfering Elf, reminded… Continue reading Book Review – In For A Spell by Sharon Clare

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Faith in Abertillery ~ The Blurb

Not only do I hate writing blurbs, but I'm awful at it. I don't think I'd even want to buy a book after reading a blurb I'd written. So what do you do when you can't stand doing something? Well you get someone else to do it for you of course! And that's exactly what… Continue reading Faith in Abertillery ~ The Blurb

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Book Review – Darkspire Reaches by CN Lesley

Ok, I admit it, I'm a fantasy fan through and through. What I'm an even bigger fan of is, fantasy books that are both gripping and easy to read. This means that, Darkspire Reaches has to go onto my list of really enjoyable fantasy books. Raven is a wonderful heroine, a witch, who from the… Continue reading Book Review – Darkspire Reaches by CN Lesley

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Free tools for creating media posts

I just found a new tool - absolutely free, for creating 3D images of your book covers. Love it, love it, love it. So easy to use, unlimited use and great PNG transparent images for using on ads. Want to try it out? Here it is 🙂 https://diybookcovers.com/3Dmockups The other tool I use, to upload… Continue reading Free tools for creating media posts

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Sale alert – Grace in Mombasa

Hi everyone From today until 21st May '19, Grace in Mombasa ebook is discounted from $4.99 to $0.99! Why not watch the 2 min video clip below to see if this is a book you might be interested in? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06_3xsbrjRE https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KT8S4N7

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Amazon Advertising – How to set one up

Do they really work? Well for me they do.  If you are thinking of following the steps below to set up an ad I would suggest you do something first.  Go to Amazon, put in books and then write your category in the search bar.  This will bring up 400 pages of books in your… Continue reading Amazon Advertising – How to set one up

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Let’s get our books noticed… and make some money!

Amazon kdp select and Advertising Some people don't rate Amazon, a friend of mine has stopped buying from them due to their tax evasion policies... however, let's face it, Amazon is a book lover's paradise and they are, after all, the world's number 1 book seller.  So as indie authors we really are losing out… Continue reading Let’s get our books noticed… and make some money!

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Amazon kdp Select & advertising – is it worth it?

   Yes! Well in my experience anyway, and I've been an indie author for three years now.  In fact yesterday I removed some of my books from various other sites - from which I had zero sales, and put my books back onto kindle select. The reason? Well to make money of course.  The main reason… Continue reading Amazon kdp Select & advertising – is it worth it?