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

Guest Post: Twelve YouTube Channels For Writers – Iván Brave, author of They Lived They Were At Brighton Beach

  I have a lovely treat for all of my writer-readers today!  Iván Brave, author of The Summer Abroad and They Lived They Were At Brighton Beach has kindly dropped by to share a post with us about his top YouTube channels for writers. First, let's have a quick look at his latest book...   Blurb:  Amid … Continue reading Guest Post: Twelve YouTube Channels For Writers – Iván Brave, author of They Lived They Were At Brighton Beach

Blog Tour: Alexandra Forever: 2291 (Book 1) – D.W. Richards

  I am delighted to be on the blog tour for D.W. Richards' latest sci-fi book, Alexandra Forever: 2291 today!   Here's a bit about the book:   Blurb:  This sci fi adventure opens on the crest of a gravity tsunami, when a red dwarf star system punches through the fabric of space-time and barrels toward … Continue reading Blog Tour: Alexandra Forever: 2291 (Book 1) – D.W. Richards

Guest Post: Roy Huff – The role of fiction?

I'm really looking forward to today's guest post and am thrilled to be able to share it with you all! Author, Roy Huff has pondered the question of whether fiction should reflect current issues, or offer an escape, and has kindly agreed to share his thoughts on the subject with us. First, let's have a … Continue reading Guest Post: Roy Huff – The role of fiction?

Guest Post: The Colour of Mermaids – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

  Today I am honoured to be hosting a guest post by the author Eleanor Harkstead, to celebrate the launch of her latest book with co-author Catherine Curzon, The Colour of Mermaids.   First, here is the book!   Blurb:   When artist Eva Catesby is invited to an exhibition in honour of art world enfant terrible … Continue reading Guest Post: The Colour of Mermaids – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

Guest Post: Beyond the Bay – Rebecca Burns

  Today I am honoured to be hosting a guest post by the author Rebecca Burns, to celebrate the first anniversary of the release of her book, Beyond the Bay.   First, here is the book!   Blurb:  “The night before Esther’s ship was due to dock, her sister dreamed of her.” Auckland at the turn of the … Continue reading Guest Post: Beyond the Bay – Rebecca Burns

Guest Post: Captivating Captains – Eleanor Harkstead

  I have a treat for you today! It is the release date for Catherine Curzon and Eleanor Harkstead's new novel The Captain and the Theatrical and I am honoured to be hosting a guest post from Eleanor, telling us a bit about their romantic Captivating Captains series.  First, here’s the book: Blurb:  FROM MULTI-PUBLISHED AUTHORS OF … Continue reading Guest Post: Captivating Captains – Eleanor Harkstead

Guest Post: Only the Lonely – Joanne Nicholson

  An exciting day today, as it is the release date for Joanne Nicolson's new novel Only the Lonely and I am honoured to be hosting a guest post from the author.  First, here's the book: Blurb:  After Tiffany is orphaned on the night of her 18th birthday, she discovers, as the sole heir to her parents' estate, … Continue reading Guest Post: Only the Lonely – Joanne Nicholson