Today I’m handing over to my good friend Marcia to announce the arrival of her new novella, The Emissary 2: To Love Somebody. You may recall I loved the first one and have eagerly been awaiting this latest. If you didn’t see my review of #1, you can read it HERE Over to you, Marcia… […]

I have absolutely no idea how much access I will have to the internet while touring the Inner Hebrides, so I thought I’d share some (random) funnies today. I will check in whenever I can, but in the meantime – enjoy!   Bearing in mind where I am at the moment… Which is your favourite? […]

I’m writing this review as I get ready to GO ON HOLIDAY!!! Can’t wait, though it does mean I won’t be around to post much for the next few weeks – goodness knows, I’ve earned the break, even though I love both of my jobs. We are heading off to tour the Inner Hebrides, so […]

This week I had the delight of receiving the first copies of the second edition of THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF TRAINING, my first published book on horse training. Having sold out its first print run last November, it took me a while to ascertain that my new publisher (who bought out the publisher who’d bought […]

ATTENTION! Until the end of September, Rayne Hall’s WRITER’S CRAFT Kindle books are ALL on sale at 99c Writers, if you haven’t come across these wonderfully helpful books, take a look now. If you have, and you want to pick up any more of them, now is the time! 29 books strong, this is a […]

I am delighted to share with you the imminent release of Marcia Meara’s second Emissary novella – when I say I’m waiting with bated breath to read it, I mean it! Take a look at my review of #1 HERE COMING SOON! They’re back! Jake and Dodger are at it again, accompanied by their boss, […]

If you do ever stay in Edinburgh I highly recommend a visit to the docks to take a tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia – a fascinating insight into the queen’s beloved floating holiday home, decommissioned by the Labour government in 1997 with the refusal to replace her. She was in service from 1954 until […]

Edinburgh Castle – imposing, isn’t it? And once inside, you really get a sense of the large complex within the walls, not just the castle itself. And the impressive way it was built into and onto the very rock of the extinct volcano upon which it sits Once inside you really start to get a […]

I’ve been hanging onto this one for a while – since May, in fact, as there has been so much else going on, but I felt it was about time to start sharing my visit to this amazing city. I’m not, by nature, a city lover. Holidays, for me, are usually about getting out into […]

Back with yet another review – this one a recently released novel by fellow blogger Nicholas C. Rossis. Blurb A science fiction crime adventure with plenty of humour and romance A souvlaki and some sun. That is all Detective Mika Pensive wanted from her fun weekend away on the Greek islands. Instead, she finds herself […]