Book review: The Danger by Dick Francis

The blurb: 'Dick Francis is on a winner all the way' Observer  A beautiful Italian girl driving home in an open top sports car, a little boy playing on a south Coast beach and the Senior Steward of the Jockey Club on his way to a press reception in Baltimore. One after the other they …

Author Shoutout – Patricia Loofbourrow:

Hello everyone! Well I'm going to attempt something I've not done before, but as part of the writing community this is an integral part: I'm going to give an author shout out. It doesn't matter where we are in the world, we all rely on each other's support. Without further ado, here are the social …

Book review: The C Word by Lisa Lynch

'Carrie Bradshaw fell in Dior, I fell in Debenhams. It was May 2008, and it was spectacular. Uncomfortable heels + slippy floor + head turned by a cocktail dress = thwack. Arms stretched overhead, teeth cracking on floor tiles, chest and knees breaking the fall. It was theatrical, exaggerated, a perfect 6.0. And it was …

Book Review: Lie After Lie by Lara Bricker

Hello everyone, So Lawrence O'Bryan guest blogged on my blog. He's a thriller writer and you can find him on his own blog here. Don't take my word for it, go and see it for yourself. Moving on to the book review. Why did I buy this book? I'll be honest, I wanted to do …

Announcement: Guest Blog – The Cannibal Hymn and the Secret of the Great Pyramid by Laurence O’Bryan

Inside The Great Pyramid, Giza, 2017 (c) LPOBryan I visited the Great Pyramid of Giza in February, 2017. The passages inside were very different to what I had imagined. They were smaller and narrower. But the Grand Gallery, shown above, is a stunning space, which we still don’t understand. It’s located in the center of …

Book review: Still Alice By Lisa Genova

Hey everybody! Back again. You were expecting me to be away for a lot longer? Honestly, so was I, but I've got these long overdue book reviews that keep eyeballing me and I wanted to write them up before I go mad. In general terms, the book review is positive and the negatives aren't really …

Prince’s Trust: Day 34 (Thursday 18th May 2017)

Hey everybody! Whilst I was waiting for 'The Boss' (Lianne jokey nickname for Ash) to get back to base, I sat and wrote another 200 words or so of the novel. It is getting there. Currently, I am adding little bits to the characters' personalities so they become more rounded characters in the reader's eye …