Naming characters in medieval historical novels: The Troubadours Quartet: Jean Gill

I recently reviewed the fourth and final book in The Troubadours Quartet, a historical romantic adventure series by award-winning author Jean Gill. “Song Hereafter” is a beautiful conclusion to a remarkable tale set in the twelfth century. I was fascinated by the names of many of her characters who come from different countries and cultures. She has graciously agreed to be my guest today, satisfying … Continue reading Naming characters in medieval historical novels: The Troubadours Quartet: Jean Gill

Cons, Dames & G-Men: The Mickey

It’s my pleasure to welcome author Neil Douglas Newton to my blog. He also happens to be my husband. Neil is one of the authors who contributed a short story to the crime noir anthology, Cons Dames & G-Men.  Take it away Neil! I can imagine that if someone read my story “The Mickey” in the “Stab in the Dark” groups’ anthology “Cons, Dames and G-Men”, … Continue reading Cons, Dames & G-Men: The Mickey

Book Bundle Rafflecopter!

Enter the giveaway for your chance to win this amazing ebook bundle! Six books by six popular indie authors! Win ALL SIX Books No Purchase! No Subscription! No Strings! Blood Master Book 1 of The G.O.D.s Series by Kirsten Campbell It’s 2052 and Earth has lost two thirds of its population to the Great War. Many more lives were lost to earthquakes, the Clover Virus, and the … Continue reading Book Bundle Rafflecopter!

April Books and News

I have an interesting reading list this month. Some fiction, some non-fiction, and even a book to help writers, write! LOVE The Beat Goes On by Lynda Filler (Available for pre-order now. Available 4/6/17) When your cardiologist tells you to “Get your affairs in order, your heart condition is incurable,” what do you do? In 2008 that’s exactly what happened to Lynda Filler. Lynda shares … Continue reading April Books and News

January Book and Story News 1/1 to 1/15/17

  Please check out my short story “The Vineyard” on my website. Feel free to share it with others! *✭Sale✭* Who loves a good historical romance Dive into a romantic journey, as Princess Grace enters court and experiences love and deceit. Witness the dangers a beautiful girl fights through, as her parents plan her rise to the throne. #TheKingsDaughter #HistoricalRomance Hot Fictional Historical Romance Amazon-http://mybook.to/KingsDaughter iTunes- https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1070561255 Kobo- https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/the-kings-daughter … Continue reading January Book and Story News 1/1 to 1/15/17

August Book News

New Releases “Average Daydreamer” a sweet romance by Anita Kovacevic is available on Lulu.com and Amazon.com Priscilla is happy being a successful, single, business woman. Or is she? With her best friend’s wedding approaching, she finds herself constantly daydreaming about romance with perfect men – doctors, firemen, secret agents, sexy chefs. Aiming for perfection, she tries to ignore an ordinary guy she sees every day … Continue reading August Book News

Charlie Flowers and His Alter Ego Riz Sabir

Charlie Flowers is as much an enigma as his creation Riz Sabir. His author page on Amazon.com tells very little about the creator of the series of books that bring more firepower to print than destroyed Dresden during WWII. Sabir along with his ever faithful girl gang, The Black Eye Girls, led by his significant other, the tough as nails Holly (Bang-Bang) Kirpachi slice up, … Continue reading Charlie Flowers and His Alter Ego Riz Sabir

Calling All Authors & Bloggers for a Literary World Trip

“Every day in July a new post will be published featuring book/location submissions from authors and readers.” This is a great opportunity to learn about new books, promote books, and for bloggers to share their favorites. It promises to be a lot of fun! You can submit entries until June 13, 2015. Continue reading Calling All Authors & Bloggers for a Literary World Trip

Recent Interview

Horton-Newton: Senior citizens are protagonists in JFK assassination thriller Welcome to this week’s guest, Elizabeth Horton-Newton. She was born and raised in New York City. She began writing when she was a child, writing stories for friends and family. In the 4th grade at P.S. 151 in Manhattan she wrote an essay about her dream job–she wanted to be an author. She continued to write … Continue reading Recent Interview