Naples and “The Alcoholic Mercenary”

Phil Hughes, author of The Alcoholic Mercenary, is our guest blogger today, with a fascinating insight into Naples as background for his writing. The Alcoholic Mercenary By Phil Hughes 30th April 2022 / 350 Pages Why was I drawn to write about Naples? By Phil Hughes I spent my career working as a writer andContinue reading “Naples and “The Alcoholic Mercenary””


A warm welcome to ⟅Roske for a feature about her new book, Strung. The blog post also includes an excerpt. Strung By ⟅R̫o̮s̫k͚e̫ Publication Date: 22nd February 2022 422 Pages Few in the world of Iodesh believe the Faye are more than legend—until an unwanted suitor captures one as Lady Lysbeth Haywood’s bride price. PresentedContinue reading “Strung”

Beheld: Godiva’s Story

Today’s blog features Christopher Cevasco’s new novel, Beheld: Godiva’s Story By Christopher M. Cevasco 10th April 2022 / 242 Pages A darkly twisted psychological thriller exploring the legend of Lady Godiva’s naked ride. Having survived a grave illness to become one of 11th-century England’s wealthiest landowners, Godgyfu of Coventry (Lady Godiva) remains forever grateful toContinue reading “Beheld: Godiva’s Story”

The Douglas Bastard

Delighted to host an excerpt from The Douglas Bastard (A sequel to The Black Douglas Trilogy) By J R Tomlin Published 26th April 2022 The Black Douglas is dead. With Scotland’s greatest knight no more, the throne is up for grabs as enemies try to devour the kingdom. An orphaned youth returning from exile, Archibald,Continue reading “The Douglas Bastard”

Where the Gulls Fall Silent

Today, we’re hosting a blog post featuring Where the Gulls Fall Silent by Lelita Baldock Where the Gulls Fall Silent By Lelita Baldock 2021 / 231 Pages A small fishing village, a shunned healer, her daughter, tradition, superstition and a world set to change. Kerensa lives with her mother, the healer Meliora, on the edgeContinue reading “Where the Gulls Fall Silent”

The Lake Pagoda

The Lake Pagoda By Ann Bennett Publication Date: 26th April 2022 310 Pages Today, we’re hosting a stop on the Blog Tour for Ann Bennett’s new book, The Lake Pagoda Indochina 1945: Arielle, who is half-French, half-Vietnamese, is working as a secretary for the French colonial government when the Japanese storm Hanoi. Although her AsianContinue reading “The Lake Pagoda”

When The Mermaid Sings

– a prequel to the Sea Witch Voyages of Captain Jesamiah Acorne “Captain Jesamiah Acorne is as charming a scoundrel as a fictional pirate should be. A resourceful competitor to Captain Jack Sparrow!” Antoine Vanner author Today, it’s my pleasure to be hosting a stop on Helen Hollick’s Blog Tour for her book When TheContinue reading “When The Mermaid Sings”

Shake Loose the Border

Delighted to host a stop on the Blog Tour for Andrea Matthews’ Shake Loose the Border Shake Loose the Border (Thunder on the Moor, Book 3) By Andrea Matthews November 2021 / 356 Pages With Will and Maggie’s wedding just a week away, the last thing they need to stumble upon is Johnnie Hetherington’s deadContinue reading “Shake Loose the Border”