Category Archives: Books

Don’t Let Memories Die


As an avid family historian, I’m a great believer in memoirs and autobiographies. If your aged family members are capable, encourage them to give you a written piece on  their life experiences. If that would be too difficult, encourage them … Continue reading

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Another Great Book on Free Promotion.


Your Last Breath Chilling thriller ‘Your Last Breath is free from 27th to 31st May. Take this opportunity to get a great book for free.

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Kindle Countdown Deal


Tissue of Lies Now on offer at $1.99, USA only Get yours before it goes back up to $2.99

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Mother’s Day? Download an EBook


My Kindle Countdown Deal starts Tomorrow. Buy it here:  

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Review of ‘My Barsetshire Diaries’ by Lord David Prosser


I enjoyed this light hearted, tongue-in-cheek look at the lives of Lord and Lady Prosser mainly because it didn’t need me to do anything but read. As a lover of thrillers with suspense and intrigue, my reading involves trying to … Continue reading

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Reviews I’ve Given


My Review Star System I always start with five stars. Then depending on certain criteria I add points or deduct them. A) Minus 0.5 star, if the book has less than ten missing words, misplaced punctuation, spelling errors, or extra words. … Continue reading

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Do You Have Impossibilities in Your Writing?


The poem below reminds me of some goofs I’ve read while perusing early writings of budding authors. The ones I’ve come across may not contrast as vividly as the lines in the poem below, but they do make the reader pause … Continue reading

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Meet the Author, Doug Lafuze


It’s hard to figure out how to start a piece on one of my least favorite subjects to discuss, myself! Do I start with where I was born, or when I first wanted to be a writer, or how about … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading


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WANTED American serial killer  Raymond Thomas Lang Junior Last seen in the county of Lancashire, England Believed to be the main fictional character in the new thriller/suspense novel ‘YOUR LAST BREATH’ Widespread rumours claim Raymond Lang is currently hiding in an eBook … Continue reading

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Introducing Popular Book Reviewer, Rainne Atkins


SPOTLIGHT ON REVIEWERS GIVES A HUGE WELCOME TO RAINNE ATKINS   I’m an ‘Army Brat’, and 51 years young. I was born in Aldershot and have lived in many houses, in many towns, but all in the UK. For the … Continue reading

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NEW COVERS FOR NOT SO NEW BOOKS


How do you feel about updating new covers on existing books? This is my existing cover for my first book ‘Tissue of Lies’. Now I’m about to publish a second book, I would like to update my first book’s cover. It … Continue reading

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Somewhere for Book Reviewers


Somewhere for Book Reviewers  Tell us how many total book reviews you’ve written, how many in 2015, your tips, your grievances, and your reasons for reviewing. In fact, tell us about anything. We’re interested in you! What’s important to you … Continue reading

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Reviewer Spotlight


Reviewer Spotlight This is the place to boast about your reviewing skills. State how many reviews you have given in total, how many in 2015, and the reason you do it.

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Cover Reveal for ‘Your Last Breath’


Soon to be released, ‘Your Last Breath’. A Thriller/Suspense story laced with romance, for the over 18’s. YOUR LAST BREATH Things happen in life we can’t control. No matter how hard we try, how well we plan, or how careful … Continue reading

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Please Help! Which Cover Would You Choose?


Some of you, in the replies to my previous post, suggested the images I gave you were all too busy, too colourful, and not plain enough. I’ve taken these lessons  to heart, and I’ve created some plainer book covers for my co-authored crime/suspense … Continue reading

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How Do You Choose a Book Cover?


When designing a cover for your book, how do you decide which font and what text colour and size you’re going to use? Where should I place my text? What colours should I use in my image? I’m in the middle … Continue reading

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Help! Changing the Image White Space to RGB


  This is the cover we intend to use for our collaborated book ‘Your Last Breath’ but I’m having trouble changing it from sRGB to RGB which Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing demands. Has anyone else come across this problem? How … Continue reading

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The Truth About Grammar


Learning from Experience The Truth About Grammar Knowing about grammar is just like knowing about healthy and unhealthy food. Just when you think you’ve learned it, the rules change.

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Free Book Promotion at ‘Author Promo Co-op’


        Author Promo Co-op   (Formerly Jessica’s BOTM)   We want to help you get the word out about your awesome book. We are a group that is committed to cross-promotion and networking. Each month, we feature … Continue reading

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