Q+A with Pete Adams – Black Rose

I have a review coming up for this book, but was lucky enough to get the opportunity to put a few questions to author Pete Adams about writing, reading and his stories. First, here is Black Rose: Blurb: A continually bullied runt of a youngster, Chas Larkin discovers his chutzpah and decides to take on … Continue reading Q+A with Pete Adams – Black Rose

Q+A with Des Burkinshaw – Miniskirts Are Murder

I am excited to bring you my interview today with author Des Burkinshaw as, not only did I love his previous 'Porter and the Gliss' book Dead and Talking, but I am on the tour for his sequel, Miniskirts are Murder, later this month! Before I hand you over to my earlier self and Des … Continue reading Q+A with Des Burkinshaw – Miniskirts Are Murder

Q+A with Richard Parry – The Splintered Land trilogy

More reviews coming up for this series, with The Storm Within on my list for this month, but today I have something a little different, as Richard Parry pops by to give us his thoughts on life, the universe and every– no, sorry, his thoughts on books, reading, writing, and his Splintered Land trilogy. For … Continue reading Q+A with Richard Parry – The Splintered Land trilogy

Guest Post: The moment(s) when I realised Ira Levin was a genius by Tom Trott, author of The Forbidden Zone

Here I go spoiling you again, with another guest post from another fantastic and friendly author! Today, in the run-up to the release of his new crime thriller, The Forbidden Zone, I am joined by Tom Trott to tell us about his love of Ira Levin's writing (well, most of it!). First though, lets have … Continue reading Guest Post: The moment(s) when I realised Ira Levin was a genius by Tom Trott, author of The Forbidden Zone

Guest Post: Writer Angst 101 – Continuity – Richard Parry

I’m really looking forward to today’s guest post and am thrilled to be able to share it with you all! Author, Richard Parry has popped by to give us a sneak peak into the writing process... specifically, the problem of continuity. First, let’s have a little look at his new Splintered Land series… Knight Adept … Continue reading Guest Post: Writer Angst 101 – Continuity – Richard Parry

Guest Post: 10 Amazing Cult Novels, With Amazing Antiheroes – Billy Moran

In September, I brought you my thoughts on Billy Moran's debut novel, Don't Worry, Everything Is Going To Be Amazing, and I am pleased to welcome Billy back to Bookshine and Readbows today with a special top ten list for your run up to Christmas (after all, 'tis the season for buying lots of books, … Continue reading Guest Post: 10 Amazing Cult Novels, With Amazing Antiheroes – Billy Moran

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

Book Blitz: The Path of Good Response – Steve Frogley @SteveFrogley @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours

Just popping in today to join in with the Love Books Tours Book Blitz for The Path of Good Response by Steve Frogley! Here’s the book: Blurb: Do you value your mother's health above peace in the Middle East? How about your career over global warming? If a company runs the best graduate scheme in the world, then it can … Continue reading Book Blitz: The Path of Good Response – Steve Frogley @SteveFrogley @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours

Book Blitz: The Village – Philip Duke @freshly_press @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours

Just popping in today to join in with the Love Books Tours Book Blitz for The Village by Philip Duke! Here's the book: Blurb: A Cretan village confronts the Nazi juggernaut sweeping across Europe. A village matriarch tries to hold her family together...Her grieving son finds a new life in the Cretan Resistance…A naive English … Continue reading Book Blitz: The Village – Philip Duke @freshly_press @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours

Promo Post: The MAINSTREAM Anthology from Inkandescent

I have something a little different for you today!I'm just popping by to let you know about a fascinating new project from the team at Inkandescent, who have previously produced titles like, The Pharmacist. This is what they have to say about their current MAINSTREAM project: MAINSTREAM writing the outside in Inkandescent in partnership with … Continue reading Promo Post: The MAINSTREAM Anthology from Inkandescent