I enjoy reading historical romantic fiction.  It’s the perfect escape being ‘lost’ in the time the story is set with society’s expectations, the customs and culture as well as the interplay of characters.  Real historical events and characters inspired The Silk Weaver and with Liz…

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I’m delighted to be welcoming Karen Aldous today who is chatting to us about her June release, Under a Tuscan Sky, as part of her blog tour organised by Jenny at Neverland Blog Tours. Find out Karen’s inspiration, her characters, a favourite activity for inspiration…

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Welcome back to Stationery Love – the series where people share their love of all things stationery with us. I’m delighted to be welcoming one of my favourite authors, Carole Matthews, to share her love of stationery today.  Carole’s stories have wowed me since before my…

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I’m delighted to be sharing with you today Laura’s guest review for Fiona Ford’s novel, The Spark Girl. Next month I will be welcoming Fiona in my hot seat where you’ll be able to find out her inspiration, about the scene she found the hardest…

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You may remember I spotlighted It’s Killing Jerry and shared an excerpt with you in April.  Today it gives me great pleasure to be chatting to Sharn Hutton about the inspiration for her novel, which character she would choose to be and she spills the…

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On 29th June Lesley Pearse’s 25th novel, The Woman in the Wood, is publishing by Penguin.   How better to celebrate such a milestone than with 25 bloggers posting a fact from Lesley Pearse about each of those stories, one for each blog tour stop.…

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Far to Go and Many to Love : People and Places is a selection of Lesley Blanch’s early journalism, essays and traveller’s tales and forms an irresistible sequel to her posthumous memoirs, On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life. God-daughter Georgia de Chamberet is…

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I’m delighted to be taking part in the tour today for Widdershins (publishing 1st July) organised by Impress Books.  I’m sharing my review plus Helen Steadman is sharing with us inspiration for her novel.  First, here’s more information about Widdershins: Paperback: 250 pages Publisher: Impress…

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I’m delighted to be taking part in the blog tour today for All the Good Things by Clare Fisher – a novel that will highly likely change your perceptions of the vulnerable members of our society.  We’re (on the whole) quick to make judgements based…

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