Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Conterfeit Consul, by J.R. Rogers

I do not enjoy giving bad reviews and I certainly do not set out to do so, but when I cannot finish a book I have to reflect that. Rating: 1 star Genre: Espionage The premise is interesting: it’s set … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (Melissa Love)

Melissa Love, author of Secret Affair What made you go indie? I had a bad experience with my last publishing company and most of the books that I read are from indie authors. I decided to go that route myself … Continue reading

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Contests and Giveaways

Contests can be a great way to generate interest and they are quite often advertised or discussed in the forums at goodreads, but they can also be difficult (or midnumbing) to navigate.  So, why not offer a space where this … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (J Naomi Ay)

J. Naomi Ay, author of The Boy who Lit up the Sky If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would it be? My favorite book of … Continue reading

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The Caline Conspiracy, by M.H. Mead

“No that’s not a typo – the Caline in this conspiracy is a genetically engineered pet, which at first glance could be classed as a Canine.  The mad scientist behind this ‘perfect’ personalised pet is Dr Frithke, and he’s apparently … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (Rosemary Lynch)

Rosemary Lynch, author of Kainan (Deragan Sword Prophecy) If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would it be? Wizard’s First Rule ~ Terry Goodkind Which authors influenced/influence … Continue reading

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H10 N1, by M.R. Cornelius

I can be a tad morbid – I like the post-apocalyptic slant on a story and I’m not always so much interested in how the world got there, but what happens next.  For example, a couple of my favourite books … Continue reading

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Interview with an indie author (Richard Stephenson)

Richard Stephenson, author of Collapse If you were trapped on a desert island, and a magical talking stork could bring you one book (not yours) which would it be? The smartass answer would be The SAS Survival Handbook by John … Continue reading

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