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Book, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, series

Red and the Wolf by Vivienne Savage

Karen’s Review Red and the Wolf was the second in the series. The adventure reminded me of the magical tales I read as a child, except with adult themes. Sorcha and Conall are the main characters and go on a journey. They battle dark ferocious creatures as well as discovering each other. Conall calls her… Continue reading Red and the Wolf by Vivienne Savage

Book, Fantasy, Romance

Belle and the Pirate by Vivienne Savage

Karen’s Review This has been such an enjoyable series. Belle and the Pirate is number four of this six book set. Belle is a tiny fairy, no bigger than a thumb. We already know her because she has appeared in previous books as Tinkerbell, a little sprite. Apart from the beautiful prose, and pretty formatting… Continue reading Belle and the Pirate by Vivienne Savage

Articles, Book, Craft, Observance days

National Dog Month

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know I love dogs. I post mine regularly over there. I have three dogs during my married life, and living with my parents, we always had them. So many different breeds, and many from rescue homes. Click on the image to find out more about Dog Month. Meggy,… Continue reading National Dog Month

Book, Children’s Stories, series, Young Adult/Teen

About a Book – Amanda in France, Fire at the Cathedral by Darlene Foster

Introducing Darlene Foster WebsiteGoodreadsAmazon Amazon Where did the idea for the story come from? My dream to visit the romantic city of Paris came true when we took our dog on a road trip to visit friends living on the outskirts of the city. Paris, and the surrounding area, was everything I imagined it to… Continue reading About a Book – Amanda in France, Fire at the Cathedral by Darlene Foster

Articles, Non-fiction

Secrets Taken to the Grave

In 1988, a pub landlord killed a twenty two year old woman. He was caught not long after and sentenced to life in prison. He died this month, and never revealed where he buried her body. You can read about it here. This made me think of my grandfather, whom we called ‘Papa’. He was… Continue reading Secrets Taken to the Grave

Articles, For Writers

Have You Ever Wondered What Comes After You Have Written Your Story?

Reblogged from Emma, the little bookworm. And she’s right. The actual story is the easy part. Once you’ve got that first draft finished, it’s on to the editing – and that’s where the fun begins…But what’s the process and where do you start? I….. There’s horrible truth in being an author, one which many won’t… Continue reading Have You Ever Wondered What Comes After You Have Written Your Story?

Book

Follow the Stars by Trace Lee Thompson

…. a fast paced, gripping, tear jerking, tragic story, which I absolutely adored!!! Says reviewer Pauline Reid I saw this great review from Pauline and with such a lovely graphic, I just had to reblog it. Live life with no regrets Follow the Stars, is what I call a fast paced, gripping, tear jerking, tragic… Continue reading Follow the Stars by Trace Lee Thompson

Articles, Book, Craft, Observance days

National Leon Day – Well, I Didn’t Know That!

This is really useful to me, and I didn’t know it was a thing. It will certainly be a thing from now on! Leon is simply Noel spelt backwards and it is exactly six months until Christmas. It’s a day for crafters to begin planning their Christmas makes. Recently I have been making birthday cards… Continue reading National Leon Day – Well, I Didn’t Know That!

Articles, Book, Craft, Observance days

Today is National Pink Day

Each year on June 23rd, National Pink Day colours the world in vibrant shades of pink and explores everything it represents. So, what do we know about Pink? Dianthus plumarius is a garden plant also known as the common pink, garden pink, or wild pink, or simply pink.Pink is the name of a female singer… Continue reading Today is National Pink Day

Non-fiction, Stories

What is an Angel? A True Story by Anne Roberts

Once upon a time we saw an angel, my late husband and I. A corny sort of beginning to a fairy tale, the start of every child’s story. But in our case, it is as true as I’m sitting here now. Neither of us were religious, much to the disappointment of my parents, but a… Continue reading What is an Angel? A True Story by Anne Roberts