Guest Post: Networking Tips – Lillian Brummet

In my time running Bookshine blog, I have learnt that one of the aspects of writing that indie writers find most challenging is the marketing and networking of their books once written. With that in mind, I am hosting a guest post today from Lillian Brummet of Brummet Media Group in which she offers some … Continue reading Guest Post: Networking Tips – Lillian Brummet

Blog Blitz: A Little Hotel in Cornwall: Books 1-8 – Laura Briggs

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: All eight novellas in the UK bestselling series A LITTLE HOTEL IN CORNWALL are now available in one collection! Follow aspiring young author Maisie Clark as she … Continue reading Blog Blitz: A Little Hotel in Cornwall: Books 1-8 – Laura Briggs

EXCERPT: ‘More than one reason to write’ from How to Make Your Book Stand Out in a Crowd – Dave and Lillian Brummet

Something a bit different today! An extract from How to Make Your Book Stand Out in a Crowd by Dave and Lillian Brummet. First, here is the book: Blurb: The book offers a realistic outlook on what a new author can expect and how to employ research and preparation to make a memorable first impression. … Continue reading EXCERPT: ‘More than one reason to write’ from How to Make Your Book Stand Out in a Crowd – Dave and Lillian Brummet

Catch-Up Quickies 19

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 19

Catch-Up Quickies 18

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 18

Blog Tour: The Awful Truth About the Herbert Quarry Affair – Marco Ocram

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: With a jangle of keys, a door opened. Herbert clanked in, his arms locked to his sides, his ankles shackled, his face a Hannibal Lecter mask. He … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Awful Truth About the Herbert Quarry Affair – Marco Ocram

How To Write A Story – J.J. Barnes

*Declaration of Interest – I am personal friends with the author in question.  I received a no-obligation, free copy of this book.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The world needs more stories, let's make yours one of them! ★★★★★ If you're a passionate writer with a love of stories, … Continue reading How To Write A Story – J.J. Barnes

Blog Tour: Wicked Writing Skills – Lexi Rees

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Writing is like a spell. It can melt hearts and fry brains, twisting and turning as the magic works. Want the world to fall at your feet, … Continue reading Blog Tour: Wicked Writing Skills – Lexi Rees

Eight Detectives – Alex Pavesi

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Penguin UK – Michael Joseph and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  All murder mysteries follow a simple set of rules. Grant McAllister, an author of crime fiction and professor of mathematics, once sat down … Continue reading Eight Detectives – Alex Pavesi

Moonflower Murders – Anthony Horowitz

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Cornerstone / Penguin Random House and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is running a small hotel on a Greek island with her long-term boyfriend. But life isn't as idyllic … Continue reading Moonflower Murders – Anthony Horowitz