Category Archives: February 2013

Cologne: A Whiff Of The Past

My guest today is Sarah Pleydell, author of Cologne, an historical fiction set in the Second World War era and 1960s London. I’ve invited Sarah to visit Ascroft, eh? to answer some questions about the book. Welcome, Sarah. Let’s get … Continue reading

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Untimed: A Rollicking, Fun Read

When Tribute Books asked me to review Untimed by Andy Gavin as part of the author’s current blog tour I was intrigued by the book’s description so I agreed. I have to admit that I didn’t find it a chore … Continue reading

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Frank Nappi Discusses Echoes From The Infantry

I recently read and reviewed Nobody Has To Know by Frank Nappi. It is a powerful thriller and I was gripped by it. Frank is currently on a blog tour with Tribute Books for Echoes From The Infantry and, since … Continue reading

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Ten Sentence Historical Fiction Blog Hop

Writer Jessica Knauss is hosting an historical blog hop today and I’ve signed up to link into the chain. My mission is to post ten sentences from my historical fiction writing as part of the blog hop. Recently I’ve been … Continue reading

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Writing.ie Meets the HNS Irish Chapter

Two years ago this month the Irish chapter of the Historical Novel Society met for the first time. This week I introduced Writing.ie to our merry little band. You can read the post here:  http://www.writing.ie/resources/the-historical-novel-societys-irish-chapter-all-welcome/  

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Would I Deceive You? No, But Laura Elliot Might

I recently discovered a new author, Laura Elliot – new to me, she’s been writing for a number of years. I found her novel The Prodigal Sister a gripping and poignant story. The characters in the novel were a mix … Continue reading

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