Tag Archives: fiction

Phyllis Schieber’s Writing Life

Today I’m welcoming Phyllis Schieber, author of Strictly Personal, The Sinner’s Guide To Confession and Willing Spirits, to Ascroft, eh?. After her first novel for young adults Phyllis has concentrated on ‘women’s fiction’ for the mature woman. I’ll let Phyllis … Continue reading


Posted in July 2010, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

My Thoughts On Promises Kept

Yesterday author Cindy Bradford joined me to talk about her novel, Promises Kept.  I had read the book before it was released and I’m adding my thoughts about the novel today. Promises Kept, the sequel to Keeping Faith, is the continuing … Continue reading

Posted in May 2010 | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Cindy Bradford and Promises Kept

Today I’m joined by author Cindy Bradford. She is on a virtual tour to promote her second novel, Promises Kept. I’ve asked her to talk to us about how the theme of the power of the human spirit runs through the novel. But … Continue reading

Posted in May 2010 | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

How Do The Irish Fare In America?

I can never resist a novel that has an Irish connection so I was intrigued when I heard about the recent release of Widow’s Walk. It follows the story of how an Irish woman fares when she crosses the ocean … Continue reading

Posted in September 2009 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cafe Tempest – That’s Where I’m Unwinding

I’m pleased to welcome Barbara Bonfigli to Ascroft, eh? today. I recently received a review copy of her novel, Café Tempest.  The soft blue cover put me in a relaxed holiday mood, sending my thoughts to lounge on a Mediterranean beach. My … Continue reading

Posted in July 2009 | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Summer Reading Suggestion

Ever wish you could get away to a remote island? Brilliant sun, silky sand and refreshing water – I’ve been slipping away to such a place, every chance I get, the past couple weeks. I’m enjoying a fictional memoir, Café … Continue reading

Posted in July 2009 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Metro Eireann reviews ‘Hitler and Mars Bars’

I just read Metro Eireann newspaper’s review of Hitler and Mars Bars and thought I’d pass on the highlights to you. Hitler and Mars Bars was praised for being “tightly written, and the characters very much believable” by Irish newspaper … Continue reading

Posted in April 2009 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reasons to Celebrate!!!

I’m celebrating today! Spring has sprung and Hitler and Mars Bars is leaping into its second year. Today’s the Vernal Equinox – and therefore the first day of spring in the Northern hemisphere. After the past winter, I’m glad to … Continue reading

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Great New Book Site for Readers and Writers

Where has February gone?! It’s almost the end of the month and I’ve rarely been here at all. I seem to have done more reading than writing this month. And I’ve still only made a small dent in my reading … Continue reading

Posted in February 2009 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Virtual Book Tour Week 5

There’s a month gone already – and another one to go! If you haven’t had a chance to drop by yet, do drop into one or more of my stops this week. So far I’ve answered loads of interview questions … Continue reading

Posted in November 2008 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment