Category Archives: April 2014

Poetry Helps Parkinson’s UK

I recently bought Rhymes, Reflections and Recitations and Love, Laughter and Longing, two wonderful poetry booklets written by Roy Newell, a friend of mine who lives in Belfast. I’ve known him for years and, when I lived in Belfast, we … Continue reading

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The Writing Process Blog Hop

Historical fiction writer, E M Powell, author of The Fifth Knight, recently asked me to take part in this Blog Hop and I happily agreed. I’ve been involved in a few blog hops over the past couple years and I … Continue reading

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Presenting Perfiditas: An Interview With Alison Morton

Anyone who drops by Ascroft, eh? regularly will know that historical fiction is one of my favourite genres. Today I’m going to dip my toes into a sub-genre within it that’s still quite new to me: alternative historical fiction. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Terminals: Beginning Of A Gripping Series

I’ve already read several of Michael F. Stewart’s novels so I was delighted when I was asked to review The Terminals as part of the book’s blog tour. I might never have discovered Stewart’s books if I hadn’t been asked … Continue reading

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Time Slipping Into A Good Story

I recently received a copy of Serpents in the Garden by Anna Belfrage to review. The publisher, Silverwood Books says this about the story: “After years of hard work, Matthew and Alex Graham have created a thriving home in the … Continue reading

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