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The Barn of Buried Dreams by Chrissie Bradshaw Mini Blog Blitz with Q & A with Author & Giveaway (Paperback copy of ‘The Barn of Buried Dreams’, limited edition mug featuring both of Chrissie Bradshaw’s  novels and a box of fresh macarons delivered from ‘Urban Cakehouse’ (Open to UK Only)

18 Nov

 

The Barn of Buried Dreams

The Barn of Buried Dreams

by Chrissie Bradshaw

 

Synopsis: 

Erin and Heather Douglas are struggling. Their mother’s death has left a void in their family and everyday life has side-lined their dreams.

Erin has buried herself away in the family home and left her stage career. By hiding away, she is evading the pain of returning to London and the acting world where her ex-fiancé is enjoying success and a new relationship. When she meets charismatic Texan Jackson McGee, she wrestles with her feelings for him. Should she trust another man?

Heather is juggling babies, work, a rocky marriage and running on wine. An overheard conversation makes her ask, would Mark cheat on her?

Can the sisters help one another to face their fears, dust off and revive those dreams and find joy in life?

 

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Author Bio

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Q & A with Chrissie Bradshaw:

 

How did you come up with the idea for this book?

My novels are stand alone yet they are linked because they are set around one or two families in a Northumbrian village called Dunleith. This is a village near the border to Scotland where ‘reivers’ from either side were bandits and it was a bit like the wild west so characters are hardy.  Some of the characters of book one come into book two. They can be read in either order.

The whole idea for ‘The Barn of Buried Dreams’ arose because Heather Douglas was a ‘best friend’ to Cleo Moon in ‘A Jarful of Moondreams’ and, because she is quite a strong character, she wanted her own story. I gave her equal billing with her sister Erin in ‘The Barn of Buried Dreams’ because Heather is a bit like Marmite and Erin is just lovely and, as sisters, their stories intertwine.

(Marmite is a salty yeast spread that we eat in the UK and you either love it or detest it)

What was your favorite thing about each character?

Heather first appears in a small role in my first novel. She is a fiesty drama queen who demanded a story of her own. Remember the Marmite comparison? You love her or you want to shake her.I really put her through the mill in ‘The Barn of Buried Dreams’ and she came through. My favorite thing about her is that her heart is in the right place.

Heather’s sister, Erin has had a wonderful life and then been hit hard by the loss of her mother and a break up with her fiancé. I love her thoughtfulness and her strength of character that shines through in the end.

Jackson McGee my Texan hero is my favorite kind of man. Good-natured, good-looking, strong yet vulnerable. Have you seen Scott Eastwood, Clint Eastwood’s son? He’d be perfect in the role of Jackson.

Do you have a playlist you listen to when writing?

I do! I played Fleetwood Mac’s version of ‘How do you hang on to a dream?’ a lot. One of the characters is in musical theatre so I played, ‘Les Mis’ quite a bit. Lastly, I played music from ‘Nashville’ because I love it and my Texan Jackson McGee loves it too. I’d have Deacon Claybourne (Charles Estes) playing Jackson’s dad. What a father-in-law.

Any favorite foods/drinks you like while writing?

Black tea with a biscuit (cookie) or two.

When did you know you wanted to be a writer?

I’ve always liked reading and writing my own stories came from that. I knew I’d write novels one day. In my late twenties and thirties, I juggled my career with being a single parent and my dreams of writing novels, finding my ideal man or travelling had to be put on hold. My energy was used up with the school run, a challenging job and after school activities. Luckily, I loved my job and loved my daughter so I was tired but happy and fulfilled. Those childhood years are precious and we can’t grab them back even though we sometimes think the summer holidays are neverending! My three dreams were buried away but eventually they all saw daylight. My younger self would be amazed to know that I’d be a happily remarried, well- travelled author, one day.

What made me knuckle down to writing a novel was a bloody great storm in my G cup. That kick started it all! I was fit and healthy so I surprised when I found out I had an aggressive breast cancer but I didn’t ever think ‘why me?’  Why not when it happens to 1 in 8 of us women? I felt numb as I prepared for the treatments and prepared for the worst scenario. Would my time be far shorter than I’d ever imagined?

Secretly( I didn’t want to upset my family) I set about writing a bucket list. I’m good at writing lists but not so great at carrying them out! This was the most important list I’d written. I thought about writing and the pleasure it gave me so that went on the list. I thought I would quite like to do a lot of things but nothing compared to writing. My real regret was  not ever getting down to writing those novels in my head so my bucket list was short. Write a novel!

As soon as my ‘chemo fog’ lifted, I got to work on an idea I had been playing around with for far too long. At that point, I didn’t care if my novel was published or not as long as I finished it. That was my promise to myself.

 What are some are your favorite reads?

My favourite reads include ‘Me Before You’ and anything by JoJo Moyes.

‘Rachel’s Holiday ‘ and every book by the brilliant Marian Keyes.

Jane Fallon, Jane Green and Lisa Jewell are also writers I love. I devour their novels as soon as they are released.



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The Cuckoo Wood (An Alex Ripley Mystery Book 1) by M. Sean Coleman Blog Blitz with Review & Giveaway (Win paperback copy of The Cuckoo Wood, a cool tote bag with book quote from the publisher, a branded bookmark and some chocolates-OPEN INTERNATIONALLY

10 Nov

The Cuckoo Wood

The Cuckoo Wood

by M. Sean Coleman

 

Synopsis: 

A THRILLING, MELODICALLY CREEPY MYSTERY.

Samantha Jaynes took her life in the cold lake. Now Rosie Trimble has done the same. Both claimed they had seen an angel. And they’re not the only ones.

A spate of teenage suicides rattles the rural community of Kirkdale, in England’s Lake District. Before they died, each of the girls talked about seeing an angel. Is this collective hallucination, or is something more sinister leading these young girls to their deaths?

That’s a question for Dr Alex Ripley, the so-called Miracle Detective. Brought in to help the police, she finds a community rooted in fear and suspicion, bound by their strange faith, unwilling to help, unable to forgive.

Because the people of Kirkdale have buried their dark past once, and they’re not about to let Ripley dig it up again.

The Cuckoo Wood is the first Alex Ripley Mystery




Christie’s Review

5 STARS

Be prepared to not do much else until you have finished the very last page of this book! It will keep you up well into the night! I was hooked from the very first page.

There have been several girls in the tiny community of Kirkdale that have drowned, but the authorities have ruled it suicide. Each one had talked about seeing an angel not long before dying. So, the authorities bring in Dr. Alex Ripley, also known as the Miracle Detective. She has somewhat made it her mission to debunk and expose fake faith healers. As she learns more about the deaths and the community, she finds that most of the town’s people have a subscribe to a strange faith, one full of mistrust and suspicion.  They don’t want to help solve the mystery, and they are also very unforgiving. As she digs deeper, she confronts danger, and a possible connection to a suspicious drowning many years before.

This is a top notch mystery that has a great cast of characters, and at times, can really creep you out! Those are my favorite kinds of mysteries. The author also has done a great job of developing the character of Dr. Alex Ripley. She is very complex with many levels that make her up. Although it’s her job to expose fake religious leaders, she is also searching for something to satisfy her craving to believe in a higher power. She will be confronted with things that challenge everything she believes in. I think Coleman has only scratched the surface with Alex, and I can’t wait to see what other secrets she will reveal in the future!!!!




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The Cuckoo Wood

Amazon UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cuckoo-Wood-Alex-Ripley-Mystery/dp/1916426212

Amazon US – https://www.amazon.com/Cuckoo-Wood-Alex-Ripley-Mystery-ebook/dp/B07FWGJDHR

Direct from Red Dog Press – https://www.reddogpress.co.uk/shop

 

Author Bio 

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Born in the UK and raised in South Africa, M. Sean Coleman developed a love for reading and writing novels in his early teens, thanks to two incredibly passionate English teachers who infected him with their love of words and stories. Over the intervening years, he has written film and television drama, cross-platform series, an interactive children’s storybook and a graphic novel series.
He finally found his niche as a thriller writer when he was asked to write a novel as part of the cross-platform project, Netwars. His first book, The Code, was published six months later, with the sequel, Down Time, hot on its heels. There was no going back.
He is obsessed with crime, mystery and thriller stories, especially those with a fresh or surprising angle. He writes novels from his home in The Cotswolds, where he lives with his husband and their three red dogs.

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A Crafter Knits a Clue: A Handcrafted Mystery by Holly Quinn Book Blast

11 Sep

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A Crafter Knits a Clue: A Handcrafted Mystery
by Holly Quinn

About the Book

A Crafter Knits a Clue: A Handcrafted Mystery
NEW COZY MYSTERY SERIES
SET IN WISCONSIN
Crooked Lane Books (October 9, 2018)
Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1683317718
ISBN-13: 978-1683317715
Digital ASIN: B078LZ5ZM5

For fans of Betty Hechtman and Maggie Sefton, the latest craft frenzy is Holly Quinn’s Handcrafted series debut.

Sammy Kane just moved back to her hometown to run a craft store. But when the owner of a nearby yarn shop is murdered, Sammy will needle little help finding the killer.

When a heartbroken Samantha “Sammy” Kane returns to her hometown of Heartsford, WI, for her best friend Kate’s funeral, she learns that Kate’s much-loved craft store is in danger of perishing with its owner. Confounding all her expectations of the life she would live, Sammy moves back home with her golden retriever and takes over Community Craft. A few doors down Main Street, fellow new arrival Ingrid Wilson has just opened the Yarn Barn, a real “purl” of a shop. But when Sammy strolls over to see if Ingrid could use a little help, she finds Ingrid’s dead body—with a green aluminum knitting needle lodged in her throat.

Detective Liam Nash is thrown for a loop as every single citizen of Heartsford seems to have a theory about Ingrid’s murder. And nearly everyone in town seems to be a suspect. But the last time Sammy did any sleuthing was as a little moppet. And this is not fun and games. Sammy is eager to help the handsome Liam—who seems to be endlessly inventive in finding reasons to talk with her—and when Liam arrests affable woodworker Miles Danbury, Sammy puts everything on the line to help clear Miles.

As the case comes dangerously close to unraveling, Sammy must stitch the clues together. But the killer has other plans—and if Sammy’s not careful, she may wind up in a perilous knot in A Crafter Knits a Clue, the first warm and woolly yarn of Holly Quinn’s new Handcrafted mysteries.

About the Author

Holly Quinn is both an avid reader and crafter. Holly sells her artistic creations locally and dreamed of one day opening a gift shop to sell local artist’s handiwork. Instead, she began writing about it and thus her journey of the Handcrafted Mystery series was born. Visit her @ www.authorhollyquinn.com

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A Crafter Knits A Clue (A Handcrafted Mystery) by Holly Quinn Book Blast

11 Sep

A Crafter Knits a Clue: A Handcrafted Mystery
by Holly Quinn

About the Book

A Crafter Knits a Clue: A Handcrafted Mystery
NEW COZY MYSTERY SERIES
SET IN WISCONSIN
Crooked Lane Books (October 9, 2018)
Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1683317718
ISBN-13: 978-1683317715
Digital ASIN: B078LZ5ZM5

For fans of Betty Hechtman and Maggie Sefton, the latest craft frenzy is Holly Quinn’s Handcrafted series debut.

Sammy Kane just moved back to her hometown to run a craft store. But when the owner of a nearby yarn shop is murdered, Sammy will needle little help finding the killer.

When a heartbroken Samantha “Sammy” Kane returns to her hometown of Heartsford, WI, for her best friend Kate’s funeral, she learns that Kate’s much-loved craft store is in danger of perishing with its owner. Confounding all her expectations of the life she would live, Sammy moves back home with her golden retriever and takes over Community Craft. A few doors down Main Street, fellow new arrival Ingrid Wilson has just opened the Yarn Barn, a real “purl” of a shop. But when Sammy strolls over to see if Ingrid could use a little help, she finds Ingrid’s dead body—with a green aluminum knitting needle lodged in her throat.

Detective Liam Nash is thrown for a loop as every single citizen of Heartsford seems to have a theory about Ingrid’s murder. And nearly everyone in town seems to be a suspect. But the last time Sammy did any sleuthing was as a little moppet. And this is not fun and games. Sammy is eager to help the handsome Liam—who seems to be endlessly inventive in finding reasons to talk with her—and when Liam arrests affable woodworker Miles Danbury, Sammy puts everything on the line to help clear Miles.

As the case comes dangerously close to unraveling, Sammy must stitch the clues together. But the killer has other plans—and if Sammy’s not careful, she may wind up in a perilous knot in A Crafter Knits a Clue, the first warm and woolly yarn of Holly Quinn’s new Handcrafted mysteries.

About the Author

Holly Quinn is both an avid reader and crafter. Holly sells her artistic creations locally and dreamed of one day opening a gift shop to sell local artist’s handiwork. Instead, she began writing about it and thus her journey of the Handcrafted Mystery series was born. Visit her @ www.authorhollyquinn.com

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The Little Gate-Crasher by Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer Book Blitz with Giveaway (Win a paperback copy of The Little Gate-Crasher (Open to US & Canada only)

28 Aug

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The Little Gate-Crasher

by Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Mace Bugen might have been an achondroplastic dwarf, 43 inches tall with an average size head and torso set on small, twisted legs—but that didn’t mean he was an idiot or a pushover. In truth, he was smarter than most; over the years, he learned to effectively turn what society in those days called a handicap into a powerful tool he could use to his advantage.

“When I was a kid,” he once said, “I’d ask myself, Why is that guy on the football team? Why can’t I be on the team? Why didn’t God give me the height so I could be the hero?”

“Then at some point I figured it out: I gotta do something special to let ’em know I’m me.”

In The Little Gate Crasher: The Life And Photos Of Mace BugenI remember my amazing great-Uncle Mace Bugen through his journey as a first-generation Jewish-American kid in working class Philipsburg, NJ to becoming the first celebrity selfie-artist—way ahead of his time.

Featuring vintage photos of Mace with his exploits, The Little Gate Crasher captures three decades of American pop culture, seen through the unique lens of Mace and his gate-crashing exploits.

Underneath his antics, we meet a complex man who continually defies others expectations and meets life on his own terms. Mace becomes a successful businessman and devoted son to his aging parents. But in his gate-crashing antics, we best get to see Mace’s unique combination of guile, cunning and sense of entitlement, which he used to engineer photos of himself with some of the biggest celebrities of his day. If people were going to stare at him all of his life, he would give them something to see.

The Little Gate Crasher features over 50 vintage photos of Mace with celebrities, athletes and politicians, including Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Muhammed Ali, Richard Nixon, Jane Russel, Joe DiMaggio and more.

 

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Amazon UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Little-Gate-Crasher-Life-Photos-Bugen-ebook/dp/B01EH101EC/

 

Author Bio

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Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer is an experienced educator, author and speaker. At Jewish Learning Venture, she works as Director of Whole Community Inclusion and leads disability awareness programs for the Philadelphia Jewish community. Her most recent book The Little Gate Crasher, a memoir of her Great-Uncle, who overcame society’s prejudices about dwarfism to lead a remarkable life, was one of the national book selections for 2017 Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month. Gabby writes for and edits The New York Jewish Week’s The New Normal: Blogging Disability and is also a featured Philly parenting blogger for WHYY’s newsworks. Gabby holds a B.F.A. in theatre and creative writing from Emerson College and an M.A. in Jewish Studies from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. 

 

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Q & A with Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

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How did you come up with the idea for this book?

“The Little Gate-Crasher” is a memoir about the most amazing person in my family—my Great-Uncle Mace Bugen.

My Grandmother Minerva, my Great-Uncle Mace’s older sister, was a wonderful storyteller and told me many stories about her childhood as I was growing up—she had grown up in a completely different circumstance, as  a daughter of immigrants who had recently come to America and who worked hard in their grocery store to make a living. It was the Great depression and every penny counted. My Grandma shared many stories about her brother Mace and how impressed she was by his ability to not pity himself for being a dwarf and to not think less of himself—even though others teased or jeered at him.

When my Grandmother died, Mace’s photo album with his amazing celebrity photos was passed down to my Mom. My family and I would look at it and marvel as the unique history Mace created of pop culture from the mid-40s to the mid-70s—he had “celebrity selfies” with Ella Fitzgerald, Joe DiMaggio, Nixon, Ali—all of the famous athletes, politicians and entertainers of the era.

As I looked at the photos, I thought of Mace’s story and wondered not only how did he manage to get these photos considering his limited mobility—but why? What did these photos mean to him and what we can learn from there?

A great story emerged—of a confidant man given a significant challenge who viewed himself as no less than anyone else, despite the message that society continually gave him.

 

What was your favorite thing about each character?

Writing this book allowed me to get to know more about my family than ever before. I discovered so many amazing things about my Uncle and also about my great-Grandparents, who raised him with unconditional love and the belief that he was no less than anyone else.

 

Do you have a playlist you listen to when writing?

Although I love music, I prefer silence when I write. Once I get in the flow, I don’t want any distraction!

 

Any favorite foods/drinks you like while writing?

I’m a hard core coffee addict. I start my day around 6am with two strong cups—just black. That’s my ritual before I sit down and start writing.

 

When did you know you wanted to be a writer?

My third grade teacher gave us a writing assignment and she recognized that I had some ability! She gave me time in class to continue to write stories. That belief in me at a young age gave me the confidence to keep writing. I’ve studied and written poetry and playwrighting and later came to nonfiction and memoir. This is my groove!

 

What are some are your favorite reads?

I am always reading! Right now, I’m really into memoir…I’ve recently read Roxane Gay and Anne Lamott. I also just read all of Elena Ferrante’s “Neopolitan Novels”’—I couldn’t put them down and stayed up into the night reading.

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The Dog Walker’s Diary by Kathryn Donahue Book Blitz

8 Aug

Title: The Dog Walker’s Diary

Author: Kathryn Donahue

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Cover Designer: Madeline Berger

Editor: Kelsy Thompson

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Blurb:

Daniel Ashe has reason to believe he is incapable of falling in love. He certainly has no romantic interest in Annie, the odd Irish woman he hired to walk his dogs – but every night he comes home to find she has left him a new and fantastical story about their secret lives. His dachshund is a buccaneer on the high seas, his retriever recounts a past life as a circus lion, and Daniel is cast time and again as a romantic hero.

As her stories become the highlight of his day, Daniel realizes that Annie is embedding hints about her own astonishing past, and he has to ask himself if he’s truly incapable of falling in love after all.

Kathryn Donahue is a freelance writer and former tongue-in-cheek advice columnist for The Deepwell Press. Her humor essays have been published in First Sunday, and she won the Spotlight Award for her one-act play The Sty. Her debut novel, The Dog Walker’s Diary, is a Forward finalist for Indie Book of the Year. It earned a coveted star review from Publishers Weekly, ( “… a diverting delight from beginning to end,”) and a four star rating from RT Book

Reviews, (“… one of the most remarkably unique contemporary romances this year.”) Ms. Donahue is completing a new novel, and working on a screenplay.

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Dog Diary

Thursday, 5:00 a.m.

Dear Annie,

Your stories are back in here, but during their short hiatus to my office I showed them to my boss. After reading them, Peter took off his glasses and said, “So you’re telling me that this woman leaves you a new fairy tale every night?”

     “Yes. Every night.”

     “Then you know what she is, don’t you?”

     “What do you mean?”

     “This Irish woman. Do you know what she is?”

     I shook my head. “What are you talking about? What is she?”

     “Wake up, Daniel. That dog walker of yours is a Scheherazade.”

     Annie, you didn’t respond to my invitation, and in looking back I can see how easily it could be misconstrued. If I were a woman, alone and in a different country, I might not agree to meet a semi-stranger for coffee either, even if I had been entertaining him for days with fantastical stories.

     So please, allow me to make myself less of a stranger.

     I am known by a small but select group of females as a heartless jerk incapable of falling in love. Each in turn soon gave up on me, more with a sad shake of the head than with dishes flying. It has happened so often that I have to concede the ladies are right. Apparently I have skipped or tripped over some developmental step that makes me incapable of true intimacy. I’ve made my peace with that, and recently have been lucky enough to meet Victoria, a lady who seems to suffer the same affliction. (Does that make us soul mates or soul-less mates?)

 

 

Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab by Columbkill Noonan Book Birthday Blitz

26 Jul

 

Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab

Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab

by Columbkill Noonan

Synopsis: 

Barnabas Tew, a detective in Victorian London, is having a hard time making a name for himself, probably because most of his clients end up dead before he can solve their cases. His luck is about to change, though, for better or worse: Anubis, the Egyptian god of the dead, notices him and calls him to the Egyptian underworld. A terrible kidnapping has occurred; one that promises to put an end to the status quo and could perhaps even put an end to the entire world. It is up to Barnabas (along with his trusty assistant, Wilfred) to discover the culprit and set things to right. Can he turn his luck around and solve the most important case of his life?

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Author Bio –

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Columbkill Noonan lives in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, where she teaches yoga and Anatomy and Physiology.  Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. Her first novel, “Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab” by Crooked Cat Books, was released in 2017, and her latest work, “Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Nine Worlds”, is set to be released in September 2018.

In her spare time, Columbkill enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, aerial yoga, and riding her rescue horse, Mittens.

To learn more about Columbkill please feel free to visit her website (www.columbkill.weebly.com), on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ColumbkillNoonan) or on Twitter (@ColumbkillNoon1).

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