Multi layered and exciting The Thief's Daughter is one of those sweeping Cornish sagas that immediately whisks you back in time to a bygone age when deadly feuds existed and where danger lurked on every corner ... The author has done a great job of telling creative historical fiction ... The history feels authentic and there is a good sense of atmosphere which conjures the wild beauty of Cornwall, so that it becomes easy to place yourself there in the eighteenth century. The characterisation is strong and nicely developed, and the plot, at the centre of the story, is both exciting and believable. All in all, a good debut from a talented new writer.Jaffareadstoo Book Review Blog
There is something special about meeting someone new, striking up a conversation and discovering that you have something in common. It could be a hobby, a mutual friendship or something major, like an illness or a tragedy, but in that moment you know that they understand where you are coming from, just as you understand them. No words are needed to explain, persuade or defend yourself. You can both just dive into the nitty gritty of the topic and share the joy, the despair and the wisdom you have gained from the thing you have in common. This is why support groups, conventions and “meet ups” are so popular. Continue reading
Today is a double publication day for fellow Choc Lit author, Kirsty Ferry! The Girl in the Painting is out in paperback and The Girl in the Photograph is out on all eBook platforms.
I am delighted that Kirsty has chosen today to visit my blog. To celebrate, Kirsty is taking us for a wander through Whitby – a very important location in her books. Are you ready to go? It’s over to you, Kirsty … Continue reading