When author (and friend) Maisie Thomas asked if I’d like to review her novel, The Railway Girls, which is inspired by her great aunt Jessie, I thought it sounded too good an opportunity to miss. Unfortunately my TBR pile is a little bit out of control and I didn’t have time to read it before … Continue reading A Mini Behind The Book With Maisie Thomas.
It's a strange and difficult time to be launching a new book but I know that, now more than ever, escaping into a good story has been keeping me sane so I'm hoping Jan Baynham's debut novel, Her Mother's Secret, races up the charts. A trip to a sun-drenched Greek island - even if it's … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Jan Baynham.
While Cass Grafton has several popular regency and time travel romance books under her belt, she has stepped into a third genre for her latest work - a "contemporary upbeat romance" entitled The Cottage In A Cornish Cove. If the reviews are anything to go by, it was a move worth making. "Utterly joyful", "like … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Cass Grafton.
Welcome back to my second Behind The Book post of the year - this time with author, Juliette Lawson. Some of you may know her as Julie Cordiner but for her first work of historical fiction she has adopted a pen name to differentiate from her non-fiction work. I was lucky enough to be a … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Juliette Lawson.