Dear Readers, Friends of Iamo and Riga, I can feel big changes coming for 2018. With Shaman’s Drum already disappeared and Alchemy going the same way soon, this will be a wonderful opportunity to clean, tidy and re-paint the Guild. I’m planning on knocking through some walls, enlarging space and completely re-painting the exterior before … More The Year of Change
I was chatting with my pal Isabella May about her latest release “Oh What a Pavlova” which includes the female lead being beaten up by her partner. I thought you might like to listen in to our thoughts. AILSA You look grumpy. Another “I wouldn’t stand for it” remark on your reviews? ISABELLA Yup. I just … More Wouldn’t stand for….
This isn’t the treat but you have to watch it to learn how to get it ……… There you go! Answer the competition question as a comment below or PM me on Facebook and on Samhain (Halloween) I will announce the winner……. No magic – just fun!
Genre: Paranormal Romance Release Date: 9 February 2017 Publisher: Crooked Cat Books Two stories, two heartbreaks: one past, one present… Leaving her native France and arriving in North Wales as a postgraduate student of History and Folklore, Mel is cautiously optimistic that she can escape from her troubled past and begin a new and happier … More NEVER ON SATURDAY BY SUE BARNARD
Make a date with me! Tomorrow (Wednesday 6th Sept) at 12.00 UK time I shall be picking up the gauntlet my publishers, Crooked Cat Books, threw down. They challenged their authors to do a Facebook live chat about their work and answer any questions readers / viewers might send in. So join me on FB https://www.facebook.com/ailsa.author I’ll … More HIGH NOON
I’ve spoken on this blog before about how many friends I have in the medical centre, hospitals and our local pharmacy. Here is a funny that came up today. Given a few centimes change in the chemist’s the other day I asked if they didn’t have a charity box. We got talking and agreed it … More What are friends for?
Series: Templeton Cove Stories # 7 (can be read as a standalone) Genre: Romantic suspense Release Date: August 1st 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Superromance There’s safety in solitude…isn’t there? Single dad and best-selling thriller writer Ethan James has no problem being Templeton Cove’s most famous recluse…until a surprise visit from the past plunges him into a … More ETHAN’S DAUGHTER BY RACHEL BRIMBLE
Genre: Contemporary Fiction Release Date: 20 July 2017 Publisher: Honno Press The ghosts of a century’s worth of secrets and betrayals are coming home to Pengarrow… Evie has lost her eldest son, Jesse, to gang violence. Leaving the house he grew up in is pulling apart the few strings left holding her … More THE HOUSE WITH OLD FURNITURE BY HELEN LEWIS
Today I am delighted to welcome back an old friend, Roland Clarke, re-issuing one of my favourite books of the past few years. I can’t wait to read the new edition! – Ailsa xxx Welcome to this hitching post on The Spiral of Hooves Blog Tour celebrating the August 7th launch of the second edition … More The Spiral of Hooves Tour
Genre: Cosy mystery/romance Release Date:21 July 2017 Publisher: Harper Impulse The Secrets of Villa Rosso: Escape to Italy for a summer romance to remember When Ellie Maddison is sent on a business trip to Southern Italy, she’s reminded why she loves her job – set amongst rolling vineyards and rich olive groves, the beautiful Villa … More THE SECRETS OF VILLA ROSSO BY LINN B HALTON