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Book Review: My River Sanctuary by Robin Bower

Robin Bower’s  is a story about family and intermingling cultures set in the lush backdrop of Perth, Australia. The book touches on many themes that I love reading about such as cultural identity, racism, refugees, mental illness, family dynamics, and war. Unfortunately, the story suffers from trying to juggle so many themes at once. Sometimes […]

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Book Excerpt: The Twilight Tsunami by Shelby Londyn-Heath

CHAPTER ONE The Hospital GREY STOOD QUIETLY next to the hospital bed. “Mrs. Jaspers, your baby has tested positive for cocaine.” Grey knew from experience that talking in a low voice helped hold back the negative emotions of a child’s removal, before anger and defiance from parents swept around him like a dangerous tempest. Mrs. […]

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Author Interviews: Freya Pickard and The Rusalka Ritual

I’m Freya Pickard, a cancer survivor, and author. I write in what is usually called the Fantasy Genre. I prefer to be known as a Speculative fiction and poetry writer! I have, to date, published 5 books. I have two novels, , and . The former is a light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek romp through an Arthurian Otherworld. […]

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Author Interviews: Rick Moss and Tellers

Rick Moss is the author of two novels.  is his second. It centers on the grieving residents of a small farming collective in New York’s Hudson Valley who, following a horrific assault, unburden themselves by telling stories. Rick Moss’ first novel, , is a near-future thriller about a cataclysmic social media movement. He also writes […]

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Author Interviews: Eliza Graham and Another Day Gone

Eliza Graham writes historical/literary fiction. Her first book was , which was published by Macmillan in 2006 and did, for some reason, particularly well in Germany. All her novels to date have historical and contemporary threads, bound together by some event in (usually) the 1940s, often the Second World War but increasingly the immediate post-War period. […]

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Author Interviews: Libbie Hawker and Mercer Girls

I’m Libbie Hawker, an author of historical and literary fiction. Most of my books are self-published, though I do partner with Lake Union Publishing on a few projects. I think my best-known books are still The She-King series, which is set in ancient Egypt. My first novels, and still the ones most of my readers love […]

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Author Interviews: Dane Cobain and Former.ly: The rise and fall of a social network

Dane Cobain Author Interviews

Hi! My name’s Dane Cobain, and I’m a poet and author from High Wycombe in the United Kingdom. I write all sorts of stuff, but my work is usually characterised by a dark edge and an alternative approach. So far, I have three books out: No Rest for the Wicked (supernatural thriller) Eyes Like Lighthouses […]

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Author Interviews: Pam Mcgaffin and The Leaving Year

Pam Mcgaffin, I’m a former journalist and public-relations professional who always wanted to write novels. So, about four years ago, while the country was still in recession, I took a deep breath and quit my day job. (I have to thank my husband, Mark Funk, for making that possible.) The decision to finally pursue my […]

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Author interview with Anne Leigh Parrish

I’m Anne Leigh Parrish, and I live in Seattle. I write literary fiction. For years, I wrote short stories, and brought out two story collections,  (Press 53, 2011) and  – a linked collection (She Writes Press, 2013). Last October my debut novel,  was published by She Writes Press. In terms of style, I’ve been working […]

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