Here’s a lovely review of Empire’s Daughter, on The Writing Alien’s new blog on writing and writers. https://thewritingalien.com/this-months-featured/ “…a knack for world-building that I have found in very few others.”
Set against Iceland’s harsh but beautiful landscape in the late 19th and early 20th century, Bjørn Larssen’s debut novel Storytellers explores the multi-generational effect of the evasions, embellishments and outright lies told in a small village. The book begins slowly, almost lyrically, pulling the reader into what seems like situation borrowed from folktale: a reclusive blacksmith, Gunnar, … More Storytellers, by Bjørn Larssen: A Release-Day Review
I was very pleased when our local arts council asked to interview me for their website. … More Local Support!
I crossed my fingers, ordered nibbles for twenty-five people, and hoped for the best. … More The (Successful) Book Launch
How do you spend the day prior to a book launch? I practiced the excerpt I’m reading one more time. I packed bags with books and cash, raffle tickets, tape, pens, business cards, bookmarks, a receipt book. That took maybe an hour. Otherwise… … More Book Launch Night! and some freebies.
“Retirement” still seems to involve twelve-hour days. … More Catching Up
When dead bodies and unicorns begin to appear in the English midlands, Penny White, Church of England vicar , has work to do. … More The Cult of Unicorns, by Chrys Cymri: A Review
The most accomplished and polished book of the series. … More Enhanced: Book 6 in the Freya Snow series: A Review
Wyshea Shadows is an epic fantasy with three main women characters whose lives are intertwined with war, mystery, a common enemy, and love. … More Introducing Geoffrey Saign
Here’s a look into the opening scenes of Empire’s Hostage. … More Empire’s Hostage: Status update and an excerpt.