Author Talks: Sonya Bates on the transition from Children’s Fiction to Crime Thriller

On first glance, children’s fiction doesn’t seem to have much in common with crime thrillers – in this case, a murder mystery with a dual timeline. And yet, that is the leap in genre that I made when I set out to write Inheritance of Secrets. I’d been writing children’s fiction for a few years … Continue reading Author Talks: Sonya Bates on the transition from Children’s Fiction to Crime Thriller

Book Review: The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester

The Paris Secret... About the Book: A wardrobe of Dior gowns, a secret kept for sixty-five years, and the three women bound forever by war... from the New York Times bestselling author of THE FRENCH PHOTOGRAPHER. England, 1939: Talented pilot Skye Penrose joins the British war effort where she encounters her estranged sister, Liberty, and … Continue reading Book Review: The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester

Book Review: The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn

The Girl She Was... About the Book: At the cafe in the small town of Glasswater Bay where she works after school, seventeen-year-old Layla enters into a volatile relationship with her married boss. Twenty years later, she receives a message from her former boss’s wife. As Layla relives the events from her youth that have … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl She Was by Rebecca Freeborn

The Isolation Lucky Dip Reading List by @TheresaSmithWrites

I've never been one for reading to lists but I recently saw a post somewhere (could be Twitter, Facebook or on my WordPress reader) about a list of books to read while in isolation. I honestly don't need a list – there are, without exaggeration, hundreds of books here in my house just waiting to … Continue reading The Isolation Lucky Dip Reading List by @TheresaSmithWrites