New Release: “Past, Darkly” by Hunter S Jones #excerpt #newrelease @HunterS_Jones


Today I have the pleasure of introducing a new release by one of my favourite authors: Hunter S Jones. Ever since I came across her “September” Series I’ve been a declared fan and have seen her writing across several genres, including historical fiction. This is another brilliant looking creation of hers.

So without further ado, here is the

PAST, DARKLY Blurbpast-darkly-lg

Where do dreams end and reality begin?

Sexy rock star James van Lee and Dr. Maggie Pickett meet in Atlanta, at an encounter unknowingly arranged by Rhett Turnquest and Natasha. This complex story continues, taking it’s intriguing cast of characters from the Reconstruction South of 1873 into contemporary 2016. Past, Darkly blends historical fantasy, fairytales, and a dash of Victoriana into an enchanting read. This version includes Story 1 & 2 in The Dreams Series.

Please note: The story from 1873 is written in a southern US dialect used…

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‘Margaret Daly’

The Thursday Interview

dus11Today, I’d like to welcome Margaret Daly, author of “Dusgadh” to The Thursday Interview. Before we get started, a quick intro!

Having written her first paranormal fantasy book at the age of forty-three, Margaret Daly took her life’s encounters and crossed a bridge to a world filled with untamed power and endless possibilities. Being raised in the hills of West Sparta, New York, Margaret lost her home and everything in it to fire at a young age. She dove into the dark world as a teenager and from there on spent most of her life wrapped up in unfortunate situations from bad choices. Margaret learned some things aren’t what you expect; some things end up being more. Now, with her loving husband and four children, a family full of support and love, she has managed to overcome all the oddities thrown at her and become the published author…

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img_5058Following April’s successful Llandeilo Book Fair a record breaking 38 authors will come together in the Civic Hall Llandeilo on December 10th for a bookish event with story-telling, poetry readings and book selling.
Events include readings for young children and young adults, “Welsh Legends and Myths” by Graham Watkins, readings by Llandeilo resident authors Kate Glanville and Christoph Fischer, Poetry Readings via the Open Mic, a Welsh Poem Recital competition, the announcement of the Short Story Competition and entertaining performances, such as “The Goblin Circus” by Hayley Addis.
The Xmas Book Fair will include a raffle and a gift wrapping service in aid of the Air Ambulance and a performance by the Llandeilo Town Band.
Catering will be provided by the “Hangout”, a young and dynamic Café at the Yard, with traditional, vegetarian and healthy options.

Here is the exciting line up and programme for The Llandeilo Christmas Book Fair on December 10th  10:00AM…

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#TenbyBookFair 2016 – a fabulous event in pictures

It was a great day 🙂


14379796_10153662090162132_8006304968149326236_o As you can see the book fair was busy – these pictures were taken during the award ceremony for the various competitions

carol-at-tenby The lovely Carol Lovekin

14484582_1241042522592751_5122599461191031202_n Juliet Greenwood showing off her beautiful books

dsc_0098 Beautiful Tenby

14457328_10153671020862132_183943999454401703_n My table on the stage


14433190_10153671021127132_2422069137033493970_n Mark Barry visiting from Nottingham

14502951_10153671021267132_3046537045213087315_n Winners of the short story competition

14494657_10153671021427132_6941412402950686994_n Thorne Moore presenting an award

14517668_10153671021787132_2230450610880548112_n View from the stage



14495450_10210590080733399_1909147425968111201_n Book Fair organiser Judith Barrow and Mark Barry

14463108_10210590311339164_5285821197290935520_n Visitor Karenne Griffin at the Tenby train station

14492369_10210590447902578_7982999835661764533_n-1 Karenne and Mark Barry showing off my books

14463183_10210590449182610_3000076614948127660_n Mark Barry and me holding PUNK ROCKER, Brenda Perlin’s book to whcih we both contributed

14479617_10210590449982630_6211282651405386867_n The entrance sign to the Book Fair, presented by Karenne Griffin

14449818_10210590035252262_8255655491257185578_n The amazin Wendy Steele and Mark Barry

14495450_10210590080733399_1909147425968111201_n Mark and festival organiser Judith Barrow

14457250_10210590075733274_6154445263677295855_n Book Fair organiser Thorne Moore

14485023_10210590098573845_7551584983583015411_n Graham Watkins

14457281_10210590089853627_9165553269474280739_n Wendy White


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Today With Sarah Jane Butfield

Judith Barrow


So… here we are; the last of the interviews with our authors, all twenty-seven of them and all will be at the Tenby Book Fair,, the first event of the Tenby Arts Festival 

There are many genres and many books to browse over. And twenty-seven authors to chat to about their writing. The winners of the three writing competitions will be announced on the day and the prizes given.

 And just a word of thanks here to the three publisher who will be donating the prizes:  A collection of  their books for the Children’s competition.   Cambria Publishing Co-operative  is sponsoring the YA Flash Fiction prizes and  also a collection of their books for the Adult Short Story Cpompetition 

In the next week or so I’ll be showcasing all three publishers who will be also giving short talks at the Book Fair:

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Tenby Book Fair – Authors and Short Story Competitions

Judith Barrow

Introducing the authors who will be at the Tenby Book Fair,, the first event of the Tenby Arts Festival .  I’m looking forward to having many more such chats over the next couple of weeks. 

So far (there are more to come!!) I’ve cross-examined interviewed Rebecca Bryn:, Thorne Moore: , Matt Johnson: , Christoph Fischer: , Sally Spedding:, Wendy Steele: ,Kathy MIles: , Carol Lovekin:, Colin R Parsons: , Lisa Shambrook:  ,Alex Martin: ,  Judith Arnopp: , Sharon Tregenza:    Juliet Greenwood: , Nigel Williams: ,Alys Einion:  and Julie McGowan:  And thanks to Thorne Moore for interviewing me:  Over the next week or two I’ll be introducing the rest of the authors. I’ll also be showcasing the publishers who will be in attendance and who will be…

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