• The Magical Life of Lola Bloom
    Blog Reviews

    Meet the Author – Adriana Barros

    It’s such a pleasure in these lockdown days to introduce you to a fab new author – Adriana Barros. Her first YA (young adult) fantasy book, The Magical Life of Lola Bloom, will be…

    April 21, 2020
  • Reviews

    Meet the Author – Rosie Travers

    It’s such a pleasure to have the fabulous Rosie Travers on my blog today. Her books, Theatre of Dreams and Your Secret’s Safe With Me, are delicious slices of escapism and, if you haven’t…

    March 27, 2020
  • Author Catherine Fearns
    Blog Reviews

    Meet the author – Catherine Fearns

    Sometimes a book comes along that you didn’t quite know you had to read – until you did. Catherine Fearns’ Reprobation was like that for me, a heady mix of Heavy Metal, religious symbolism,…

    March 23, 2020
  • Alex Macbeth, author
    Blog Reviews

    Meet the Author – Alex Macbeth

    I’m very glad to be hosting fellow crime author Alex Macbeth on my blog today. Alex’s gripping thriller, Red Die, is set in Mozambique and has been widely praised for its sense of place.…

    March 19, 2020
  • Val Penny's Hunter's Secret
    Blog

    Meet the Author – Val Penny

    I’m very glad today to be able to welcome author Val Penny back to my blog. Val’s Edinburgh-based murder mystery series, starring Detective Inspector Hunter Wilson, has been compared with the work of Ian…

    March 17, 2020
  • Blog Reviews

    Good Eggs

    It seems like a world away now but it was only about three weeks ago that I squeezed into a little temporary theatre in Webbs Road, Clapham with loads of friends. We were all…

    March 15, 2020
  • Queen and Slim
    Reviews

    Queen and Parasite

    By accident, I saw two brilliant films back-to-back last week. The first was Queen and Slim, which I’d not heard much about and which didn’t seem to have been getting rave reviews. I wasn’t…

    February 14, 2020
  • Revelation by Jo Fenton
    Reviews

    Meet the Author – Jo Fenton

    I’m really pleased to introduce talented fellow psychological thriller author Jo Fenton to my blog today.  Thanks so much, Alice, for inviting me onto your blog to talk about my new book, Revelation. For…

    February 6, 2020
  • Reviews

    Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

    I’ve been longing to see the treasures of Tutankhamun since 1972, when I was deemed too young to go to the British Museum exhibition. That was a massive sell-out show; I remember seeing the…

    January 20, 2020
  • Reviews

    Beautiful in the Morning Review

    I’ve done so many fun things recently that I almost don’t know where to start… but seeing Flavia Casa’s first feature film, Beautiful in the Morning, has to count as a highlight. The storyline…

    November 18, 2019