Author Archives: Dianne Ascroft

About Dianne Ascroft

I'm a Canadian writer and author, living in Britain. My first novel, 'Hitler and Mars Bars' was released in March 2008. More information abo

What Makes A Place Where You Want To Be?

Over the past few weeks I’ve been telling readers a little about my new cozy mystery, A Timeless Celebration. Today I’d like to tell you a little about an important element that binds the story together: Fenwater’s sense of community. … Continue reading

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Where Did The Idea Come From?

Although it’s more than a century since the sinking of the Titanic in April 1912, people are still fascinated by the tragedy and artefacts that have been recovered from the ship are prized. When I began toying with ideas for … Continue reading

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Explore Every Book and Cranny

Today I’ve invited Pamela Martin, mystery and thriller author, to visit Ascroft, eh? to tell us a bit about her writing and her latest series. Welcome Pamela. PM: Thank you for giving me the chance to introduce myself, along with … Continue reading

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Where did it begin?

It’s been a week since A Timeless Celebration’s Kickstarter campaign launched on World Book Day. The week has flown as I have contacted everyone I can think of to be sure they know that the campaign is underway. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Will you give me a push?

It’s World Book Day today so what better day for me to begin the final push to ‘birth a book’? What am I on about? Let me explain a bit. After writing historical fiction for several years now, last summer … Continue reading

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Discover The Revolutionist

Today I’ve invited Robert Tucker, author of The Revolutionist to Ascroft, eh? to tell us about his new novel. Welcome Robert. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. RT: Two different families escape from the political tyranny … Continue reading

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Peering into ‘The Cold Light of Dawn’

Today I’ve invited Anna Belfrage, author of The Cold Light of Dawn, the fourth book her current series to Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her latest novel. Welcome Anna. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. … Continue reading

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Delving Into the Darling Dahlias

Today I’ve invited Susan Wittig Albert, author of The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover, the seventh book in the Darling Dahlias series, to Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her latest novel. Welcome Susan. Let’s get started, shall we? … Continue reading

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The Soldier’s Return

Today I’ve invited Laura Libricz, author of The Soldier’s Return, the second book in the Heaven’s Pond trilogy to Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her latest novel. Welcome Laura. Thank you so much for having me over today, Dianne! … Continue reading

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Meet Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper

Today I’ve invited Ana Brazil, author of Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper, an historical novel set in New Orleans’ gilded age, to Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her novel. Welcome Ana. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell … Continue reading

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