Tag: books

May’s Author 18 Feature – Joanne Serling

The debut novelist I am featuring for the month of May is Joanne Serling. Joanne’s book Good Neighbours is Literary Fiction and was published by Twelve. (Twelve is part of the Hachette Book Group, who also publish, among others,  David Baldacci, Jeffrey Deaver, Malcom Gladwell and Michael Connelly.) BLURB “Joanne Serling’s ice-pick of a debut novel, Good Neighbors, centers of…

March Authors 18 Feature: “Eight years is a long time to wait . . . He’s taking it all back. His honor, his freedom, and the woman he loves.”

For our March debut author feature, we are in conversation with Sharon Wray about her writing process and her romantic suspense novel, the first of her Deadly Force series, called Every Deep Desire: Rafe Montfort was a decorated Green Beret, the best of the best, until a disastrous mission and an unforgivable betrayal destroyed his life. Now, this deadly soldier…

April’s Author 18 Feature: “One of 19 Debut you novels …. you definitely won’t want to miss.”

A Conversation with Jennifer Haupt, Author of In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills   Jennifer Haupt’s moving debut novel, In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills, is a multi-cultural story deftly weaves together the journeys of three women from vastly diverse backgrounds searching for personal peace in post-genocide Rwanda. At the heart of this novel that Bustle.com named as one of…

Book Review – The Woolgrowers Companion by Joy Rhoades

Debut  Australian author, Joy Rhoades tells the story of a young woman who finds the strength to prevail through difficult economic and emotional times. Don’t we all want to read a story like that, especially when it so beautifully written?  (And the physical book is also gorgeous.)   It’s 1945 in New South Wales, Australia. The farming district is crippled…

January’s Author 18 feature – Anna Quinn: The Night Child

The first featured debut author of 2018 is Anna Quinn. This previous post tells you all about the Author 18 initiative. Anna’s book, The Night Child, was released this week by Blackstone Publishing.  The genre here is Psychological Literary Fiction. The Night Child is the story of Nora Brown, a young mother and high-school English teacher, whose unremembered childhood trauma…

A Fractured Land Update

As y’all probably know, my debut novel, A Fractured Land, is coming out 1 April 2018.  But here’s an update on how things are going.   First, the lowdown on what to expect…. “Left with a huge debt by her runaway ex-husband, Lexi Taylor is out of money and out of luck. In search of a new beginning and determined…