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Meet Mike Lord and Sinagiri

I would like to welcome author Mike Lord to Ascroft, eh?, as part of his Vintage Voices blog tour, to tell us a little about his historical novel, Sinagiri. Mike, please tell us a little about the book: “It’s set … Continue reading

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Meet Michele McGrath’s Regency Belles and Beaux

Today I’m featuring Michele McGrath and her Regency boxset, Regency Belles & Beaux, as part of a short blog tour she is on. I’ve asked Michele to tell us a little about the collection: This box set contains my three … Continue reading

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Fran Connor’s Honourable Lies

Today I’m featuring Honourable Lies, an historical romance/thriller, by Fran Connor on Ascroft, eh? About Honourable Lies: The novel is a passionate, thought-provoking tale of love and revenge set in Victorian England. Follow the progress of a poor, orphan girl … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Timeless

Christmas is timeless. No, that’s not a profound statement by me. It was my husband moaning as I removed the clock from the wall in the livingroom and replaced it with a large wreath when I was putting up the … Continue reading

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Fostering The Christmas Cure

When I was doing some research to write a Christmas blog post last year, I learned that the popular Christmas song, “White Christmas” first hit the American music charts in the autumn of 1942. It had been released in time … Continue reading

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A Peek Into Following Disasters

I’ve always enjoyed ghost stories and have been particularly interested in them during the past few months as I wrote one myself earlier this year. A few weeks ago, I read Following Disasters by Nancy McCabe. Here’s how the publisher … Continue reading

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Books Are The Answer

How’s the Christmas preparations going? Are you stressed, tired, fed up or just plain panicked yet? What you may need is ideas for gifts – as well as something for you to enjoy too. Books are the answer. Why not … Continue reading

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The Semper Sonnet

Today Seth Margolis is visiting Ascroft, eh? to tell us a bit about his novel, The Semper Sonnet. Welcome Seth. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. SM: In THE SEMPER SONNET, Lee Nicholson, a graduate student … Continue reading

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Memories

On Saturday I attended a writing workshop tutored by Anthony J. Quinn, a Northern Irish crime writer. We spent considerable time discussing how to develop three dimensional characters. One of the interesting suggestions he offered was to give your characters memories. … Continue reading

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Meet the Silver Baron’s Wife

Today I’d like to welcome Donna Baier Stein to Ascroft, eh? to chat about her new novel, The Silver Baron’s Wife. This is how the publisher, Serving House Books, describes the book: “The Silver Baron’s Wife traces the rags-to-riches-to-rags life … Continue reading

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