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.
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.
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).