The second in the Northampton County series, “Cold Woods” is a police procedural with serious themes of domestic abuse, alcoholism, and guilt. The pacing was faultless, and the descriptions well rendered.
Detective Parker Reed, was everything one could hope for in a protagonist, and as a policeman. His new partner Geena Brassard, was…Continue
Posted on March 22, 2021 at 8:20am
Anyone who reads a lot knows that it is a real thrill to discover a brand new author!
With so many fabulous books out there, I can only imagine how daunting it must be to write a book for the first time and – then wait to see if you can get it published, and then wait to learn if anyone actually likes it.
Posted on February 24, 2021 at 3:30am
(Ten days in the lives of the inhabitants of a converted Georgian house in Kingston-Upon-Thames)
Emma Brighton – in her mid thirties, is the owner of a vintage clothing shop which has just gone out of business. Emma lives in the ground floor flat of…Continue
Posted on February 14, 2021 at 3:17am
To celebrate the launch of BritCrime’s first free online crime fiction festival, 11-13 July, I have teamed up with BritCrime authors to give away one fabulous prize.
Visit my blog, Fictionophile to enter.
You could win a gift bundle of ten print books, including new…Continue
Posted on July 3, 2015 at 6:21am
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"Sacrifice" by S.J. Bolton
It is very exciting to find debut novels that promise riches to come.
I use different names for each genre and subgenre.
I really enjoyed it.
I wonder though WHY did this author use a pseudonym? We can speculate that they have changed genres and want a fresh perspective from their readers, or perhaps they just want to generate some 'hype' to sell more books.
I picked this title for the intriguing sounding blurb, before I realized it was a pseudonym. It sounded like a character driven plot, which are my favorite kind...
What are your views on pseudonyms? (and this one in particular)
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