Category Archives: New Books

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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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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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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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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Lucky 7 Challenge


Here is the challenge. On your WIP (work in progress) go to page 7 or 77 whichever you choose, and from the 7th line post 7 consecutive unedited sentences to your blog. Tag 7 people. Page 7 (or 77) 7th Line Post 7 … Continue reading

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Last Chance


The free promotion of “Tissue of Lies” ends midnight Monday 16th June. You have one day left to download this Kindle e-book free.  Don’t have a Kindle reader? No problem!  You can download the Kindle App from the link below and … Continue reading

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My Mistake


I must apologise for my last post which says “Tissue of Lies” is free from 14th June to 17th June. This free promotion runs from 14th June to 16th June. Monday 16th is the last day for a free download. … Continue reading

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Free Psychological Thriller


Free to download for 3 days only, starting today 14th June to 17th June Currently 4 Reviews and 4**** Julie Simpson always had a vague suspicion that the dear couple who’d raised her, were not her real parents. To her horror, she … Continue reading

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Dear Fellow Bloggers


BLOGGER FRIENDS Oh! What am I doing? I swore I never would Broadcast my whole life In sight of every hood *** “You’ll be taking a risk” So everyone had said “They’ll know about you.” Scared me, filled me with … Continue reading

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Free Kindle E-Book Promotion


My debut psychological thriller will be available to download free on 12th and 13th April. If you like mystery, suspense, crime, family drama, intrigue and secrets, all sprinkled with a little romance, this might just be the book for you. … Continue reading

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Psychological Thriller Free For Two Days Only


Do you enjoy Mystery, Suspense, crime, family drama, intrigue and secrets, all sprinkled with a touch of Romance? If you do, you may like my Kindle book ‘TISSUE OF LIES’. It’s on FREE PROMOTION for two days only, 12th and … Continue reading

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Unfair to Authors


Unfair to Authors.

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“TISSUE OF LIES” Free e-Book


Only 4 days left and then you can download “Tissue of Lies” free from http://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B00C44Z08W My debut book, a psychological thriller is up for grabs for three days only, from 2nd August to 4th August. Enjoy!

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Free Book


“TISSUE OF LIES” my psychological family thriller e-book will be free for three days only on 2nd August to 4th August 2013. It’s available worldwide on Amazon and according to independent reviews, is an original storyline, has many twists and … Continue reading

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