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8 Jan 2018
Countryside La Vie magazine
loves "Second Sight" by Jake Buchan

Jake Buchan's crime novel (his second to feature blind detective John Steadman) received a lovely review in the December 2017 issue of 'Countryside La Vie' : 'Written by a medical docotr, the forensic details in this novel make this tale of murder all the more compelling' 

Click here for more details or to order the book

29 Dec 2017
Happy New Year
Wishing you a peaceful & successful 2018

I will be back at my desk on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

I hope you are enjoying the festive season and I wish you and your families a happy and prosperous 2018.

20 Dec 2017
Season's Greetings
Wishing you a joyous Yuletide

Instead of sending Christmas cards, I make donations to charities. This year I have chosen charities working to help refugees worldwide and charities helping homeless people in Brighton & Hove.

Thank you for your support during the year.I shall be out of the office between Christmas and New Year – but will be back at my desk on 2nd January 2018.

4 Dec 2017
'Kitty's Story' by Fenella Forster
awarded B.R.A.G. medallion

The Book Readers Appreciation Group (B.R.A.G.) have given their medallion to "Kitty's Story" - the second time that one of Fennla Forster's Voyagers Series books has won the award. Congratulations to Fenella.

Click here for more details about the award and click here to order the book.

28 Nov 2017
'The Wellington Edge' praises
'Sergeant Jack' by Tim Williams

In a full-page interview with children's author Tim Williams, the November issue of 'Wellington Edge' describes his WW2 doggy story 'Sergeant Jack' as "a good read" - and included reviews from children who gave the book a thumbs up: "really exciting", "I loved this story" and "really funny"

Click here for details (or to buy) "Sergeant Jack: The Adventures of a Doggy Army"

3 Nov 2017
The 'Discovering Diamonds' Book of the Month is
'Kitty's Story' by Fenella Forster

Many congratulations to Fenella Forster on winning this award for her WW2 novel (the third in her Voyagers series). 'Kitty's Story' also earned an 'Honourable Mention' for its gorgeous cover design too. 

Click here for the 'Discovering Diamonds' book review and click here for book details or to order.

31 Oct 2017
Wonderful review for Magsie Hamilton Little's
"The Sky is on Fire"

The 'From a Yellow House' book blog describes Magsie's book as, "a fantastic journey ... an intriguing tale ... a fascinating read ...thought-provoking & timely ... truly challenges many Western perceptions ... well worth the read."

Click here to read the full review and click here for book details or to order.

20 Oct 2017
Wellington Weekly News features
"Sergeant Jack" by Tim Williams

'The Wellington Weekly News' and its sister website 'Wellington Today' praised Tim William's WW2 doggy adventure as a "humorous new book aimed at children.'

Click here to read the article and/or click here for book details or to order.

19 Oct 2017
Fenella Forster's WW2 novel "Kitty's Story"
becomes a "Discovered Diamond"

The 'Discovering Diamonds' historical-fiction website gave "Kitty's Story" a wonderful review: "I thoroughly enjoyed this book ... some plot twists that will have you gasping ... eminently readable ... skilful plot and excellent writing." 

Click here to read the entire review and/or click here for book details or to order.

18 Oct 2017
Praise 'From a Yellow House' for
"Sleeping with the Rabbits"

The book blog described Susanne Defoe's memoir of escape from domestic abuse as "intriguing ... we watch Suzanne strive against all the odds to make a decent life for herself and her children ... a great read."

Click here to read the review.  Click here for book details or to order.

15 Oct 2017
BBC Radio Wiltshire interview with
Terry Parkins, author of "Hummer"

Terry Parkins told BBC Wiltshire listeners about his inspiration for his epic novel "Hummer" - the story of a power-struggle within a colony of wild bees. Terry is donating some of the profits from the book to bee protection charities.

Click here to listen to the interview (50 mins into the programme)  and Click here for book details or to buy

13 Oct 2017
Congratulations to Fenella Forster
on her successful London book launch

Fenella Forster's third novel in "The Voyagers" series has just received its London launch! Telling the stories of three women from the same family during different periods of history, all three books in the series, "Annie's Story"; "Juliet's Story' and "Kitty's Story" are now available.

Click here to find out more about 'The Voyagers' novels or to order.