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Author Interrupted reviews Logos, by John Neeleman

Today on the blog, I am delighted to welcome Novel Publicity’s Tour for Logos.  John Neeleman’s book is absolutely worth it, so let me introduce you to the book, and the tour. Review of Logos Read to the end of the blog for ways to win and more about the book.  First though…. I’m a pretty eclectic reader.  I mean, one day I’ll be in the middle of a zombie book, the next, I’m devouring literary fiction. I DEVOURED Logos.  It was such a good book. First – I don’t view this as a Christian book – it’s a theological...

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Why I failed at the #AtoZ challenge this year and #Kaiatus #Mondayblogs

Challenging myself to write three 26 blog sets, along with a book launch, and everything else going on in my life was probably a bad idea. But I’d planned it a few months ago and couldn’t back out. Now though, I’m planning a whole new project – I’m calling it #Kaiatus, and I’m hoping that I can finally finish up the niggling stuff, get some space from social media and find my way back to my ‘happy place’. There is no way I can put a positive spin on backing out of work, but there’s a good reason. I’m going...

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L is for Launch #AtoZchallenge

This is cross-posted to both of my blogs, (Author Interrupted and Darkness PD), so if you catch it on one or the other, feel free to skip the other! Originally, tomorrow, Glass Block was going to finally launch, 11 and a half years after I first wrote it.  But we’ve moved that to 30th now, so instead I’m going to tell you a bit more about why Glass Block was so important to me and what makes it such a wonderful book to finally be handing over. One of the major issues behind Glass Block, especially when...

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K is for Kingmaker #AtozChallenge #DarknessDeadlies

I’ve talked about a couple of the next novels I’m doing for Glass Block over on DarknessPD, but I deliberately avoided mentioning number five.  Why? What, other than I’m evil? To be honest, I wanted to save Kingmaker for here. Kingmaker is one of the novels that I really didn’t want to write.  It changes things in a way I didn’t want to do for a lot longer, which is why I’m saying it’s five for now, but it might move. Kingmaker is basically the novel that exposes some of the worst people in Darkness for the first time.  The...

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J is for Just Incredible Indies #AtoZchallenge

I love doing these posts! A few days ago, I started collecting my favorite ‘incredible indies’, and then decided, what the heck, I’ll share some books from my freinds. How this works – I’ll give you a one sentence description of each book that I’m including (either the first line from the blurb) and then they’ll be in the gallery below.  Enjoy! I’m not sharing Glass Block today, that would be far too cheeky, but I did want to share someone from APG. Valerie Douglas’ book, Nike’s Wings is one of my favourite books.  It was one of...

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I #AtoZchallenge

I’m going to do something a bit easy today, and something that takes a tiny bit of courage on my part. I don’t like the photos people have of me, but I’m told I’m pretty and I should show off a bit more.  So…here I am. Here are some photos of me.   Tomorrow’s post will be J for ‘just incredible’.  Indie books you just can’t pass up!

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H is for Horror #AtoZchallenge

I have to admit, if I didn’t meet Elliot, I think I’d have just written Zombie stories for the rest of my life.  There’s something incredibly attractive to me about horror and transgression (T for), and a lot of overlap in my thinking. Unfortunately for me, when I first met my partner, I talked about some of the stuff I was writing. And I proceeded to tell him this:“What would happen if a serial killer was storing dead bodies in a frozen food truck, and had saved them all up, before bringing them down into the gardens, sticking them on...

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G is for Glass Block #AtoZchallenge

A nice, easy post today.  I thought I’d share the blurb, cover and some deets about Glass Block. Darkness is in trouble – crime is outstripping the ability to police it, and while some policemen are embracing the issues, but many are falling under the sway of corruption. Each technological jump creates more issues while the regulations fall further and further behind. Elliot Peters has been sent to a jail to consult on what the press are dubbing ‘Big Brother with Blood’ – an event where some of the worst criminals in Darkness are allowed to kill one another for the...

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F is for Freedom… (and free time) and introducing Farran #AtoZchallenge

AKA, what I do in my free time. At the end of this post, there’s a chance to request a knitted item. Please read the rules before requesting one, specifically about the things you need to do! I used to think free time was something you eventually got back when your kids were grown.  Or when your characters finally decided that they were happy enough to leave you alone and get on with their own lives.  In short, I thought I wouldn’t have much.  As the years have gone by though, I’ve found that although I can spend whole days writing...