Surprise and pleasure at a woman leading the action

Not, not me in ‘combat bookseller’ mode! But…

Last weekend, I attended a marché de Noël – Christmas fair – near where I live in southwest France. I chatted with local English friends, met real ones who had only been Facebook friends until then and made new ones. I had a fascinating discussion about Romans […]

12 Days of Christmas – includes Saturnalia!

Well, I’ve managed to sneak Saturnalia in to two Christmas online book celebrations. It’s when authors have a bit of fun.

First is a video and I’d bet you’ve never seen or heard a ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ song quite like this! Well, it’s ‘Twelve Books of Christmas’ if we’re being accurate. Look out for […]

NEXUS – Book of the Month!

Well, reviews have been coming in for NEXUS in a very satisfactory way, including from Discovering Diamonds Reviews which specialises in reviewing historical fiction. If you love historical fiction and are looking for good reads by new voices, you’ll find a treasure cave there. Everything is read by well-vetted and, frankly, tough reviewers, so […]