Hi everyone. Today, it gives me great pleasure to host fellow author and friend, Vashti Quiroz-Vega while she showcases her latest book. I have this whole series on my TBR and can’t wait to get to it. I’ll let Vashti tell you more >>>

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The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

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The Vanished Boy

A missed phone call in the night is all it takes.

When Carole’s 18-year-old son goes missing, she breaks into Jayden’s laptop to try to understand his life.

All too soon, Carole discovers just how little she knew her boy.

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from a favourite author of mine C L Taylor. I received a free ARC of this book via NetGalley and Avon Books >>>   About the Book: You come to …

#BookReview: Her Last Holiday by C L Taylor @callytaylor Read more »

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The snow lays pristine, virgin. The heavy silence holds. The whole world wrapped in a blanket of cold and desolation. Or is that just my heart?

The twin swings hang limp and lonely.

Mocking my empty arms.

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again …fun flash fiction from Suzanne Burke. I’m right at the 750 word limit this week. Here’s the short story I came up with >>>   Image by RENE RAUSCHENBERGER from Pixabay Is It A …

Is It A Bird?: ‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge’ Week #30 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

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Hi everyone! Happy New Year’s Eve. Here’s wishing you all a fabulous 2021. This year, I’ve discovered 10 writers new-to-me and one re-discovered, who have moved me and stayed with me long after I’ve read their books. Today, I wanted …

2020 #Authors Who Have Stayed With Me @callytaylor @DotHutchison @LynneBarrettLee @DMPulleyAuthor @rachelcaine @michaelcarey191 @Mark__Lawrence @longshotauthor @Dwallacepeach @NaminaForna @LBardugo @stacitroilo @TerryTyler4 @sgc58 @itsmcronin Read more »

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Hi everyone. I hope you’ve had a good Chistmas. Today it gives me great pleasure to have fellow author and friend, Jan Sikes, over to visit. She has a new book that’s just released. I’ll let Jan tell you all …

#NewBook: Ghostly Interference by Jan Sikes @JanSikes3 Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from debut author Marianne Cronin. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. This is by far the BEST book I’ve read this year …

#BookReview: The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin @itsmcronin @susanW1F #LenniAndMargot Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from author Lucy Hounsom/Holland. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read tremendously. And this is definitely an author to …

#BookReview: SisterSong by Lucy Hounsom/Holland @silvanhistorian Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from author Sarah Hilary. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read tremendously. And this is definitely an author to …

#BookReview: Fragile by Sarah Hilary @sarah_hilary Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you from debut author, Tina Baker. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read tremendously. And this is definitely an author …

#BookReview: Call me Mummy by Tina Baker @TinaBakerBooks Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, it gives me great pleasure to have my good friend and fellow author, Gwen Plano, over to visit. Even more special, is that Gwen has some exciting news to share! I’ll let her tell you all about …

#NewBook: The Culmination by Gwen Plano @gmplano Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you an author I admire, Kristin Hannah. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read as much as I’ve enjoyed other …

#BookReview: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author new to me, Namina Forna. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read so much that I’ll …

#BookReview: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna @NaminaForna Read more »

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction … on a … Tuesday! … I was, erm … musing, lols. Here’s the short story I came up with >>>   Photo by Oxana Lyashenko on Unsplash   …

Chaos: ‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge’ Week #26 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

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Hi everyone. I hope you’ve had a good weekend. Today, it gives me great pleasure to host fellow author, Marcha Fox with her book The Curse of Dead Horse Canyon, which she’s co-authored with Pete Risingun. I’ll let Marcha tell …

The Curse of Dead Horse Canyon by @startrailsIV @FreshInkGroup Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author new to me, Diana Rosie. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read so much that I’ll …

#BookReview: Pippo and Clara by Diana Rosie Read more »

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse … um, musing! Here’s the short poem I came up with >>>   Image by skalekar1992 from Pixabay Boy to Man   From …

Boy to Man: ‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge’ Week #24 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, it gives me great pleasure to host fellow author and friend, Craig Boyack to showcase his latest book in the fab and funny The Hat Series. I’ve enjoyed both The Hat and Viral Blues and look forward …

The Ballad of Mrs Maloney by C S Boyack @Virgilante Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have a book review for you by an author new to me, Tony Parsons. I discovered this book via NetGalley and received a free ARC of this book. I enjoyed this read so much that I’ll …

#BookReview: Your Neighbour’s Wife by Tony Parsons Read more »

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Hi everyone. Yesterday I came home from getting the flu jab and found the most wonderful surprise, which had me sitting there doing my happy dance >>> 🙂 Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the Cafe and Bookstore Author Updates …

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Author Update Release – #Poetry Geoff Le Pard, Reviews -#Dystopian Harmony Kent, #WWII Marina Osipova Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, I have two book reviews for you by authors near and dear to me, Staci Troilo and Marcia Meara. I loved these reads so much. Basically, I binge read all five of Staci’s Astral Conspiracy Series books, …

#BookReview: The Astral Conspiracy Series by @StaciTroilo-and-The Emissary Book One by @MarciaMeara Read more »

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse sprinting away. And because I’m immersed in Staci Troilo’s Astral Conspiracy Series right now, and loving it, then of course …

Child’s Play: ‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge’ Week #19 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

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Hi everyone! It gives me great pleasure to help my fellow author and friend, John Howell, showcase his latest book today: Eternal Road–The Final Stop. Thank you so much for having me on your blog, Harmony, and for helping me …

#NewBook Launch: Eternal Road -The final stop by John W. Howell @HowellWave Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today, it gives me great pleasure to host fellow author and friend, Mae Clair, so that she can tell us all about a fab new anthology she’s in, along with 6 other awesome authors. Help yourself to drinks …

Murder They Wrote: 7 Authors – 7 Genres @MaeClair1 #anthology Read more »

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse flumouxed for a while. Eventually, on Sunday evening, it came up with a sad piece. Without further ado, here’s my …

Encore: ‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge’ Week #18 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

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Hi everyone! It’s that time of the week again … Friday fun flash fiction! This week’s picture had my muse doing its happy dance 🙂 Without further ado, here’s my take on this prompt …   Image by Antonios Ntoumas from Pixabay The …

The Devil’s in the Detail: ‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge’ Week #17 NEW Image Prompt. Join in the fun! #IARTG #ASMSG @pursoot #WritingCommunity Read more »

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