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Success…It’s All in the Mind

Filed in Blog by on January 7, 2016
Success…It’s All in the Mind

  by Annette Young Some years ago, I was told I lived in my mind and my life was a fantasy one, my dreams of being successful as an author and freelance writer were just that, dreams. As a creative person I was told that creativity didn’t pay and that no-one could just be an […]

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Dancing with Mistletoe

Filed in Book Reviews by on December 12, 2014
Dancing with Mistletoe

Dancing with Mistletoe: A Holiday Story by Leslie Wells My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m first going to start off my saying that I took a chance on this book because I am always keen to find new authors and to try to extend my reading range (usually mysteries or crime). My own preference […]

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The Wideacre Trilogy

Filed in Book Reviews by on December 6, 2014
The Wideacre Trilogy

The Wideacre Trilogy: Wideacre + The Favoured Child + Meridon by Philippa Gregory My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read the first book of the trilogy – Wideacre many years ago when it reached best-seller status. I was gripped from the very first page and became a huge fan of Phillipa Gregory’s thereafter. The […]

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Thornyhold

Filed in Book Reviews by on December 6, 2014
Thornyhold

Thornyhold by Mary Stewart My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book. It’s beautifully descriptive yet compelling. It was the first Mary Stewart book that I had read and I could not put it down. I can remember spotting a copy of the book in a charity shop window as I walked by […]

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A Pocket Full of Rye

Filed in Book Reviews by on December 6, 2014
A Pocket Full of Rye

A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was the first adult book I read as a child and it started a life-long love of Agatha Christie novels. I strongly believe that it was this book that helped me to develop my own passion for writing murder mysteries […]

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Eternity’s Shadow

Filed in Book Reviews by on December 6, 2014
Eternity’s Shadow

Eternity’s Shadow (Science Fiction Adventure) by Mark Whiteway My rating: 5 of 5 stars I want to be above board and say that I provided a manuscript critique on this book (and others in the series) before it was published, but even so, I really rate this book and would like to share the reasons […]

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