Tag Archives: Bloodhound Books

Pictures of a book… Stolen Sister

I’ve been holed up in my writing cave for many weeks now, getting the first draft of what will hopefully be book nine down – and yesterday, I typed THE END. (That’s my excuse for the lack of regular blog … Continue reading

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Recently read and enjoyed (2)

Winter is a good time to cuddle up on the sofa, a glass of wine at your side and a good book in your hands/kindle/phone/iPad. Here are a few of my recent reads – in no particular order:   Call … Continue reading

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Snow Light…

I’d like to welcome Danielle Zinn to the blog today, to tell us about her atmospheric novel Snow Light. I read it last winter and was fascinated; it’s one of those books where the setting becomes another character. And the … Continue reading

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Book news… đź“š

There’s a new book on the way here in N.E. Switzerland. My current full-length novel project has been chuntering along slowly, its progress slightly hampered by bringing out my novella series. However, a couple of weeks ago I signed a … Continue reading

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Jennie Ensor: The Girl in his Eyes

I’m very pleased to welcome Jennie Ensor to the blog today. The Girl in his Eyes is her second novel, and it’s a story with a difference. A few weeks ago, I talked to Jennie – who as you’ll see … Continue reading

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New beginnings…

It’s always hard when you lose a parent. The world changes, and you know it will never change back. When the second parent is gone, you become the oldest generation in the family, unless a grandparent or other elderly relative … Continue reading

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An old book and some new/old friends…

I was in England over the weekend – a flying visit from ZĂĽrich Airport to London Luton, and it was my first-ever Easy Jet flight. I was pleasantly surprised – my knees didn’t touch the seat in front, there was … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Bride…

…is the intriguing title of Carmen Radke’s historical mystery novel. I read the start in the Amazon ‘Look Inside’ feature, and was instantly hooked. A group of young Australian women, en route for a better life in America, are hidden … Continue reading

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Pictures of a story…

Most of my books have relatively vague locations. Somewhere in Yorkshire… a few miles from Newquay… between Glasgow and Edinburgh… Chosen Child, however, is set in lovely St Ives, and the main action in my newbie Death Wish takes place … Continue reading

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Over the sea to… Friedreichshafen

Our lake – Lake Constance – is huge. 536 square kilometres, to be exact. Standing on the banks on a misty day, you can almost imagine you’re gazing out over the Atlantic. The photo below was taken from the Austrian … Continue reading

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