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Thursday Themes – Val Penny

I'm delighted to welcome back my lovely friend, Val Penny to talk about the themes of her latest release, Hunter's Secret.   Thank you for inviting me on to your blog today, Jo. It is always lovely to chat with you. The new book coming out in my DI Hunter Wilson Crime Thriller series is… Continue reading Thursday Themes – Val Penny


Thursday Themes – Helen Matthews

It's my great pleasure today to welcome Helen Matthews back to my blog to discuss her latest novel, Girl Out of Sight.   A tale of two covers BY HELEN MATTHEWS, AUTHOR OF GIRL OUT OF SIGHT               We all know the old adage ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’. This probably holds… Continue reading Thursday Themes – Helen Matthews


Thursday Themes – Karen Moore

For the second helping of Thursday Themes for today, I'm delighted to welcome back my friend, and fellow Manchester Scribes writer, Karen Moore, to discuss her new book, Release. This is the sequel to Torn, and is just as brilliant!   Thank you, Jo, for this opportunity to talk about my new book, a thriller… Continue reading Thursday Themes – Karen Moore


Why I Write – Jennifer Worrell

Today I'm delighted to host two fabulous Darkstroke authors to discuss their writing motivations. Firstly, I am thrilled to welcome Jennifer Worrell to my blog... This was a tougher question than I expected.  I wanted to answer with something more fulfilling than “I love it” or “it completes me” but sometimes the simple answer is… Continue reading Why I Write – Jennifer Worrell


Book Review – The Legacy by Alison Knight

I was lucky enough to receive this book from my publisher as part of a joint book launch event, and thoroughly enjoyed it, so I wanted to share my review with you. 5* - A fascinating story following two characters whose expectations from a legacy are reversed. James, a gambler, was expecting to be able… Continue reading Book Review – The Legacy by Alison Knight


Why I Write – Alice Castle

With great timing, I'm delighted to welcome Alice Castle to my blog on the day of her new book release. I can't wait to read The Invitation, which dropped into my Kindle this morning 🙂   Why I write by Alice Castle I just can’t help it. That’s by far the simplest answer to the… Continue reading Why I Write – Alice Castle

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Thursday Themes – Michelle Cook

I'm delighted to welcome debut author Michelle Cook to my blog today. Michelle is here to discuss the themes of her fabulous novel, Tipping Point. I’m not a climate activist. I only have the floating anxiety of many as we stumble deeper into trouble, averting our gaze to the shiny new things we can buy.… Continue reading Thursday Themes – Michelle Cook

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Link to Author Interview on NFReads

Yesterday evening I was delighted to receive an invitation from Tony Eames to be interviewed on the NFReads website. I got very excited, and lunchtime today was spent working on the answers! You can find the interview here: