The architecture, the history, the ever-present air of romance, not to mention the food, never fails to thrill and enthrall me. Paris is entirely to blame/credit for Postcard From Paris. [ Holly writes ….. ] My name is Holly Willow and I’m a writer… that sounds like a confession, doesn’t it? First things first: Mairead,…
Today I welcome NY Times Best Selling author Tosca Lee to Swirl and Thread. Tosca Lee has just released her latest dystopian novel, The Line Between, with Howard Books. It is described as ‘a frighteningly believable thriller in which an extinct disease re-emerges from the melting Alaskan permafrost to cause madness in its victims..an apocalyptic race…
Syrian Brides is described as ‘a delightful collection of short stories offering insight into the lives of Syrian women, both the married and the brides-to-be.’ Written by Anna Halabi, it was published in November 2018. Anna joins me today with a few words about her writing and her book. “I based most of the characters…
‘For me, pilgrimage can be a journey of self-discovery’ Pilgrim is the debut novel from Irish writer Louise Hall. Published in September 2018 with Mercier Press, it tells the story ‘about a man who feels he has nothing to live for, and a daughter who is determined to prove him wrong.’ The story is set…
I am delighted to welcome Isobel Blackthorn today, with a guest post about her latest novel, A Matter of Latitude. Just published on 7th December with Creativia Publishing, it is a thriller based on the Canary Island of Lanzarote. Here Isobel explains how her approach to writing this novel was changed and what she learned…
‘Building the frontier of digital publishing’
Recently I have seen various references to The Pigeonhole on social media and was very curious to find out more. Many readers/bloggers are now availing of their services but who are they and what do they offer?
Bouncing Back with A Bang
Life is full of twists and turns, stops and starts. Living on a bizarre rollercoaster, Geraldine Ward is now bouncing back with a Bang.
Bouncing Back with a Bang is a compact collection of poetry by Geraldine Ward, recently published on the 8th September.
Where The Truth Lies
A killer in total control.
A detective on the edge.
A mystery that HAS to be solved.
I am delighted to be joining MJ Lee on tour with his first book in a new series featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Ridpath.
Where The Truth Lies is described as ‘a nail-biting crime thriller, full of breathtaking twists and turns .. fast-paced and extraordinarily original’
We need to do more to prevent the guilt and shame that is felt by many abuse victims so more children will come forward as soon as something happens.