book review, Books, Entertainment, history, Women's Fiction

A Mini Behind The Book With Maisie Thomas.

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.

Behind The Book, Entertainment, Women's Fiction, writing, Writing romance

A Look Behind The Book With Cass Grafton.

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.

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A Look Behind The Book With Juliette Lawson.

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.

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What’s In A Name? Q&A With Writer Polly Heron (Aka Susanna Bavin).

There’s no denying I have pondered the question of a nom de plume – although that was before I actually started writing a book. It’s such hard work that I know now I’d want my own name attached to it, if I ever finish it. There are, of course, all sorts of reasons why people… Continue reading What’s In A Name? Q&A With Writer Polly Heron (Aka Susanna Bavin).