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A Conversation with Becca St.John, Author of THE GATEHOUSE (Lady Eleanor Mysteries #2)

Thanks so much for agreeing to be with us today, Becca! Happy Valentine’s Day, Becky! My favorite holiday. Thanks for having me and for giving me the opportunity to share my love and my work. My pleasure 🙂   What 5 things should readers know about you? I would be crippled without yoga. Something happened over a decade ago, when I stepped out of bed I could barely walk. No problem now, as long as I do my yoga. But if I skip it, for too long, there’s a price to pay. Probably should see a doctor but if I…

A Conversation with Colin Falconer, Author of THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT (The William Shakespeare Detective Agency

Thanks so much for agreeing to be with us today, Colin! What 5 things should readers know about you? Oh wow. Well I guess they should know I’ve been a full time novelist for about 25 years, I’ve published somewhere between 40-50 books … about 8 of those are indies. I’ve been translated into 23 languages. I was born in England with German ancestors, raised my family in Australia but spend half my time overseas, mainly in Europe. I’m incredibly accessible if readers want to ask me questions, send me marriage proposals or write abusive emails – just go to…

New Release Book Blast! THE IRIS FAN by Laura Joh Rowland

Please join author Laura Joh Rowland as she tours the blogosphere with HF Virtual Book Tours for The Iris Fan: A Novel of Feudal Japan, from December 9-January 9. Publication Date: December 9, 2014 Minotaur Books Formats: eBook, Hardcover Series: Sano Ichiro Mystery Series (Book 18) Genre: Historical Mystery Japan, 1709. The shogun is old and ailing. Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters, and a bizarre new alliance between his two enemies Yanagisawa and Lord Ienobu has left…

First in the Series Review: DEATH COMES TO THE VILLAGE by Catherine Llyod (A Kurland St. Mary Mystery)

First in the series! I read and reviewed book two here. Death Comes to the Village by Catherine Lloyd Summary: A wounded soldier and a rector’s daughter discover strange goings-on in the sleepy village of Kurland St. Mary in Catherine Lloyd’s charming Regency-set mystery debut. Major Robert Kurland has returned to the quiet vistas of his village home to recuperate from the horrors of Waterloo. However injured his body may be, his mind is as active as ever. Too active, perhaps. When he glimpses a shadowy figure from his bedroom window struggling with a heavy load, the tranquil façade of…

New Release Review! DEATH COMES TO LONDON by Catherine Lloyd (Kurland St. Mary Mystery #2)

Absolutely loved this! Publication Date: November 25, 2014 Kensington Books Formats: eBook, Trade Paperback Pages: 272 Series: Kurland St. Mary Mystery, Book Two Genre: Historical Mystery   A season in London promises a welcome change of pace for two friends from the village of Kurland St. Mary—until murder makes a debut… With the reluctant blessings of their father, the rector of Kurland St. Mary, Lucy Harrington and her sister Anna leave home for a social season in London. At the same time, Lucy’s special friend Major Robert Kurland is summoned to the city to accept a baronetcy for his wartime…