Category Archives: Author Support

My Tribute to James Thompson: A Fine Noir Writer I Admire, A Mentor and Friend I Shall Miss

I have never met Jim in person. Yet I know him, and he knew me. Jim and I first ‘met’ on GoodReads in a group called Scandinavian and Nordic Crime Fiction, around this time in 2011. Since then, we have … Continue reading

Posted in Author Support, Reading & Writing, True Life Story, UK, USA & Europe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Character-driven Fiction, Fine Dialogues and Great Writing – @EdenBaylee’s New Mystery Set in the Sunny Caribbean

My Rating: 5 Stars It’s a been a joy to read this exciting and engaging mystery. I started it a few nights ago. It pulled me in straight away. A host of characters are gathered in the fabulous location of … Continue reading

Posted in Author Support, Book Reviews & Excerpts, Reading & Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

First Impressions: a Guest Blog by @edenbaylee

eden baylee Junying has graciously given me space to guest blog about my latest book, Stranger at Sunset. It’s my first mystery novel and a departure from a genre I’ve become known for—literary erotica. I’m thrilled to be here because … Continue reading

Posted in Author Support, Book Reviews & Excerpts, Reading & Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Tracing the Footsteps of My Literary Hero #ThomasHardy Along The Rolling Dorset Hills

Beeny Cliff March 1870 – March 1913 O the opal and the sapphire of that wandering western sea, 
 And the woman riding high above with bright hair flapping free –
 The woman whom I loved so, and who loyally … Continue reading

Posted in Author Support, Book Reviews & Excerpts, Music & Poetry, Reading & Writing, Travel Logs, UK, USA & Europe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments