Harbinger by Olga Gibbs Promo Post

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“I’m no longer human. I am Uriel: The Harbinger of Chaos, The Keeper of the Gates, The Begetter of Life, The Dam of The Ends, and I came to take back what’s mine.” The final battle has begun!

“HARBINGER” Goodreads link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48200966-harbinger

Author Bio

Olga Gibbs lives in a leafy-green town, nestled amongst the green fields of West Sussex, England. She was writing from the age of fifteen, mainly short stories and novellas and was a guest columnist for a local newspaper. When she is not dreaming up new adventures for her imaginary friends, she does outreach work with teenagers. She is currently writing the final books in the “Celestial creatures” series and another stand-alone psychological crime thriller. Please visit author website ​www.OlgaGibbs.com​ for more information on upcoming books.

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Fighting Back Promo Tour

Fighting Back (Battle Ground #4)

Bex Ellman and her friends are in hiding, sheltered by the resistance. With her family threatened and her friendships challenged, she’s looking for a way to fight back. Ketty Smith is in London, supporting a government she no longer trusts. With her support network crumbling, Ketty must decide who she is fighting for – and what she is willing risk to uncover the truth.

The Battle Ground series is set in a dystopian near-future UK, after Brexit and Scottish independence.

Purchase Link – http://tallerbooks.com/battleground/

Author Bio – Rachel Churcher was born between the last manned moon landing, and the first orbital Space Shuttle mission. She remembers watching the launch of STS-1, and falling in love with space flight, at the age of five. She fell in love with science fiction shortly after that, and in her teens she discovered dystopian fiction. In an effort to find out what she wanted to do with her life, she collected degrees and other qualifications in Geography, Science Fiction Studies, Architectural Technology, Childminding, and Writing for Radio.

She has worked as an editor on national and in-house magazines; as an IT trainer; and as a freelance writer and artist. She has renovated several properties, and has plenty of horror stories to tell about dangerous electrics and nightmare plumbers. She enjoys reading, travelling, stargazing, and eating good food with good friends – but nothing makes her as happy as writing fiction.

Her first published short story appeared in an anthology in 2014, and the Battle Ground series is her first long-form work. Rachel lives in East Anglia, in a house with a large library and a conservatory full of house plants. She would love to live on Mars, but only if she’s allowed to bring her books.

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The Poker Game mystery Guest Post

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The Poker Game Mystery by Peter Bartram

  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Independently published (15 Oct. 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1700011499
  • ISBN-13: 978-1700011497


Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Poker-Game-Mystery-Chronicle-adventure/dp/1700011499



Poker is a game for the dead lucky…

Crime reporter Colin Crampton discovers nightclub bouncer Steve Telford murdered. Colin can’t understand why five cards of a poker hand are laid out next to the body.As Colin investigates, he becomes entangled with three former special forces soldiers from the Second World War. All have motives to kill Telford. But Colin’s probe is derailed when a shock change at the Evening Chronicle puts the paper’s – and Colin’s – future in peril.The tension ratchets higher when the life of a young girl is on the line. Colin is forced to go head-to-head in a poker game with sinister newspaper owner Quentin Pell to save her.There are laughs alongside the action as Colin and his feisty girlfriend Shirley shuffle the cards and play the most dangerous game of all – with their own lives at stake.



Peter Bartram brings years of experience as a journalist to his Crampton of the Chronicle crime mystery series. His novels are fast-paced and humorous – the action is matched by the laughs. The books feature a host of colourful characters as befits stories set in Brighton, one of Britain’s most trend-setting towns.

You can download Murder in Capital Letters, a free book in the series, for your Kindle from http://www.colincrampton.com.

Peter began his career as a reporter on a local weekly newspaper before editing newspapers and magazines in London, England and, finally, becoming freelance. He has done most things in journalism from door-stepping for quotes to writing serious editorials. He’s pursued stories in locations as diverse as 700-feet down a coal mine and a courtier’s chambers at Buckingham Palace. Peter is a member of the Society of Authors and the Crime Writers’ Association.

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Twitter @PeterFBartram




by Peter Bartram

Colin Crampton, the hero of my Crampton of the Chronicle mysteries is a young newspaper reporter. When readers learn that I was once a young reporter, too, the first question they often ask me is: “Are you Colin?”

Well, obviously not. Or, in other words, probably.

Let me explain. I never had quite the adventures Colin experiences or got up to quite such outrageous scams to land my stories – although I had my moments – but there are certainly some similarities between us.

Colin starts his career working on a newspaper in the 1960s – the Swinging Sixties. Just like me. He’s working in a newspaper on the south-coast. Just like me. He has an irascible news editor. Just like I had. And he always finds himself up against a tough deadline. Just Like I did.

But that’s where the similarity ends. Colin is a crime reporter. I was a general reporter. I used to cover many different kinds of stories, but sometimes I did the police briefing each morning. That’s when the local cops tell journalists about anything significant that’s happened overnight. It’s usually an uneasy session when the journos try to weight up what the cops aren’t saying.

And I used to doze on the press benches in the courtroom as endless speeding drivers were fined five pounds. But coroner’s court duty was even worse. Dead boring!

Sometimes, readers ask why I set the Crampton series in the 1960s. One of the reasons was because Colin works on an evening newspaper and the Swinging Sixties was the high point of evening newspapers’ circulation success, before they declined in the face of competition from television news.

But one of the strongest reasons is that the lack of modern technology in those days made the job of producing newspapers that much tougher. We had no computers, no mobile phones, no internet, no Google. Newspaper type was set in molten lead.

When we had to file a story, we needed to find a phone box and dictate it over to a copytaker – a guy wearing headphones sitting at a typewriter. I’ve found that the lack of modern technology makes for so many more plot opportunities in the books.

But one thing never changes. The heart of newspaper life is the hunt for a good story. And in that respect, Colin and I were very much alike.

* The Poker Game Mystery is the fourth book in the Deadline Murder series of Crampton of the Chronicle adventures. Buy it at: http://getbook.at/tpgm

Awa and the Dreamrealm: Dreamweavers Book 1

Awa and the Dreamrealm: Dreamweavers Book 1

What if dreams are more real than waking life?

Life is already complicated enough for Awa Bryant when she starts having weird dreams – waking dreams – and strange coincidences start appearing in her real life.

She meets dreamcharmer, Veila, a quirky glowing creature who helps to guide Awa through the mysterious Dreamrealm.

At first the Dreamrealm is a glorious escape from Awa’s daily struggles but something is not right… Soon Awa discovers she has a bigger quest, and everything she cares about is at stake. Will she be brave enough to face her fears and save her friends?

Purchase Links

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US – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07XFHSB9R

About the Author

Isa Pearl Ritchie is a New Zealand writer. As a child, she loved creating imaginary worlds. She has completed a PhD on food sovereignty in Aotearoa. Her second novel, Fishing for Māui, was selected as one of the top books of 2018 in the New Zealand Listener and was a finalist in the NZ Booklovers Award for Best Adult Fiction Book 2019. Awa and the Dreamrealm is her first book for young people.

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  • Paperback: 363 pages
  • Publisher: 47North (28 Nov. 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1542093120
  • ISBN-13: 978-1542093125


Amazon UK : https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sorcery-Reborn-Rebellion-Chronicles-McHugh/dp/1542093120


THE BLURB: He doesn’t need a weapon. He is the weapon.

After losing his powers in an epic battle between good and evil, former sorcerer Nate Garrett finds himself living as a humble human in Clockwork, Oregon. While the world thinks Nate is dead, his friends continue to fight against Avalon and the evil it’s intent on spreading.

Avalon’s forces turn up in Clockwork, and Nate’s frustration grows with every passing day his magic doesn’t return. He finds himself trying to stop Avalon’s plans while hiding from enemies who would destroy everything in their path to see him dead.

Avalon’s darkness begins to threaten the people Nate cares about, and an old nemesis returns; magic or no magic, he has no choice but to fight. But will Nate see his magical powers reborn before the entire town—and everyone he loves—is destroyed?

AUTHOR BIO: Steve’s been writing from an early age, his first completed story was done in an English lesson. Unfortunately, after the teacher read it, he had to have a chat with the head of the year about the violent content and bad language. The follow up ‘One boy and his frog’ was less concerning to his teachers and got him an A.

It wasn’t for another decade that he would start work on a full length novel, the result of which is Crimes Against Magic.

He was born in a small village called Mexborough, South Yorkshire, but now lives with his wife and three young daughters in Southampton.


Twitter @StevejMchugh

Website: http://www.stevejmchugh.wordpress.com/


Things You Didn’t Know About Becoming a Published Author

I’ve been a published author for 8 years now, and a fulltime one for about 4. I’d like to be able to say that there was nothing that surprised me when I first published. I’d like to say that I did my homework to such a big degree that I anticipated everything. But I can’t, because that would be a lie. So, here are a few things that I’ve discovered since becoming an author.

1. People message you to tell you they hate your book.

It’s weird, and I had absolutely no idea it was a thing that happens, but yes people do message or tweet how much you suck. You just ignore them and move on with your day, but it really is quite weird.

And speaking of weird.

2. Some people will leave reviews of each book saying how much they hate this book and will never read another of your books, yet they keep reading the next one.

Yeah, I don’t really understand why anyone would put themselves through reading books they hate, but you know, thanks for spending your money on my book, I guess.

3. I get a say in my cover

I’d often heard that authors don’t get a say in their covers, so I was a little surprised to find out that my publisher actively encourages input about the covers. Now, some of my ideas have been described as, ‘unworkable’, and ‘impossible to do on anything so small and not just be a big blur’, but it’s nice that I get asked my opinion, and told what’s happening.

4. Writing from home is an exercise in self-control

I’ve been lucky enough in my career that I’m able to write fulltime, so that means working from home. My PS4 is at home, and my big TV, and lots of books, and… well, you get the idea. Essentially I could spend all day doing absolutely nothing of value except having fun, and having to switch that part of your brain off so you can work was harder than I’d expected. I always assumed that working from home was just awesome. And it is, but it’s also a big commitment.

5. Book Launch Day is nerve wracking even after book 11.

It never goes away. Ever. Every single book that comes out makes me nervous. Doesn’t matter how well the last book did, it’s the one you’re about to have published that you focus on. I try to just lose myself in work on book launch day.

6. You can easily fall into the trap of becoming insular.

It’s a bit of a problem; especially when neck deep in deadlines or edits, or something along those lines. You start not seeing other humans for several days at a time. I have a wife and three children, so it’s never complete solitude, but there is a bit of a case that I’ll notice I haven’t left the house in a few days. Writing is awesome, but you need to ensure you have a healthy balance of not sitting in your office all day.

7. Getting emails from readers who love the book is the greatest feeling ever.

It really is. It never gets old. When I get an email from someone who thanks me for not writing stereotypical women, or for having a character who reminded them of themselves, it’s just a wonderful thing. It’s not something I thought about before getting published, as it’s not something I ever considered would happen, but a message from a fan really is something pretty special.

That’s 7 things I didn’t know before I became an author, and to be honest I probably could have put a few more down, but I’d be here all day. The thing about being an author is that it’s always throwing up new surprises, but most importantly, it’s simply the best job I’ve ever had.

Steve is a bestselling author of Urban Fantasy. His book, Scorched Shadows, was shortlisted for a Gemmell Award for best novel.

Steve was born in a small village in South Yorkshire, called Mexborough, but now lives with his wife and three young daughters in Southampton.

Harry Crowne Trilogy

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Henry Crowne: Paying the Price – Book One

COLLAPSE (Surviving is a skill – Killing another)

He is a secret IRA operative.

He is one of the most successful City banker in London

then the 2008 Financial Crisis happens.


Nancy Wu, former eminent Queen’s Counsel, now prominent patron of the arts, receives the most unexpected call for help. Henry Crowne is accused of murder in a case that seems decided from the very beginning. His Irish background, financial terrorist connections and investment banking success inexorably tilt the scales against him. Nancy’s own lingering darker past calls for her to mount Henry’s defence but her client is the biggest obstacle. Will she manage to unpick the devious manipulations of a most twisted mind?


Collapse is a financial and espionage thriller, the first book in the Henry Crowne: Paying the Price trilogy. If you like The Big Short, The Fear Index and A Week in December you will enjoy the twists and turns of Freddie P Peters’ latest fast-paced thriller. Discover it now…




A whistle-blower targeted by a car bomb,

A new terror cell in London,

A former IRA operative seeking redemption…

The gruesome execution of a notorious thief and an assassination attempt on a high-finance executive turned whistle-blower throw former QC Nancy Wu and Inspector Jonathan Pole into a race to defuse the threat of a new terror group. The stakes are considerable and they need help…

Can Henry Crowne, disgraced financier and past IRA operative find redemption in lending his expertise to the case or will he have to give much more…his life perhaps?

NO TURNING BACK is a financial and espionage thriller, the third book in the ‘Henry Crowne: Paying the Price’ series. If you liked Dance with the Enemy, Deep State or the TV series Informer, and McMafia you will enjoy the twists and turns of Freddie P. Peters’ latest fast-paced thriller. Discover it now…



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A Death In Mayfair Chapter 1


Friday December 5th 1941


It was an hour before dawn when the officers gathered at the street corner. Their target was ten doors down the terrace. Clouds of frozen breath trailed off into the darkness above them. Across the way a parked cart stank of the horse manure stored under its tarpaulin covers. A cat wailed in the distance.
They were seven. Merlin and his men, Johnson and Cole, and four uniformed constables from the local East End station. Merlin examined faces with his torch. Everyone was tensed for action. He raised his right hand. They all knew the drill and moved silently down the road towards the house.
The two stockiest constables carried a compact battering ram, a heavy iron tube with a large rounded end. They waited for a whispered ‘Yes’ from Merlin before smashing it into the front door. After four blows the policemen were able to clamber into the unlit hallway. There they were met by panicked screams, shouts, and the sound of frantic footsteps. In the midst of this came the unmistakeable noise of gunfire. One of the constables fell to the ground, and the other policemen took cover. More

shots lit up the air but none hit home. When the firing stopped, Merlin’s torch picked out several shadowy figures racing up the stairs.
“Inspector Johnson, take Cole and one of the constables and follow. You two others search the ground floor. For Christ’s sake be careful. I’ll check on the lad here.” Merlin knelt down to the stricken constable who was conscious but clearly in pain.
“It’s my arm, sir.” Merlin found the wound a couple of inches above the elbow. “It looks like it’s just a flesh wound, lad. I’ll tie something around it. We’ll call the medics as soon as we can.”
Merlin made a makeshift tourniquet with his handkerchief, squeezed the man’s hand then headed up the stairs. The first and second floors were clear. On the third and final floor the stairs opened onto a large space, unfurnished save for a heavy metal bedframe in the middle of the room. Two unhappy-looking men were standing handcuffed to the bed under the gaze of a constable.
“That was quick work, officer.” “They tripped over each other, sir, and fell flat on their faces. We were right on them so it was easy, really. Two others got out onto the roof, though.” There was a noise from behind and Merlin turned to see Cole climbing out of a window with Johnson about to do the same.
Merlin followed his men out onto the roof and found them with his torch scrambling along the gables to his right. The street terrace was a long one with interconnected roofs. They were not steeply cambered but the surface was icy and treacherous. Gunshots suddenly

rang out from somewhere and Merlin ducked and braced himself against the wall beneath the window. A bullet whizzed past his ear and thudded into the window casement. He waited a moment then edged carefully along the brickwork. The moon came out from behind some clouds and he saw his men lying flat twenty yards ahead. There was another shot and, to his surprise, he saw one of his men rise and return fire. Someone screamed and a heavy clattering sound followed. Merlin’s heart was pounding as he skidded from his cover to a chimney pot ten yards further along. He shone his torch again and saw a man racing away in the distance with his officers in pursuit. A loud animal cry from below made Merlin jump; he went to the roof edge and pointed his torch down. A motionless body was spreadeagled in an alleyway and something was crawling over it. He had little religious belief these days but by reflex he made a sign of the cross. Then Johnson was shouting for him, and he turned and hurried on.
His men were on the roof of the furthest house, looking down. “It’s no good, sir” said Johnson. “He’s hopped it down the drainpipe. Cole here wanted to follow him down but I said it was too dangerous.”
“I’m sure I can manage it, sir. He looked like he was limping before he went down. If I go now, he won’t have got far.”
Merlin edged forward and saw the drainpipe. “Sorry, Constable. The Inspector is right. It’s not a risk worth taking. We’ve bagged two of them, at least. The other fellow you were chasing has had it. From your bullet or the fall I’m not sure. Where did you get the gun?”


“One of those two inside was carrying and I pocketed it” answered Johnson.

“Good thing you did, or one or both of you might have copped it. There’ll be some tedious questions to answer but you were clearly within your rights to fire.”

* * *

I was lucky enough to receive this book from the publisher. I haven’t had a chance to read it but cant wait to delve into it.

The Love Detective

The Love DeTecTive: NexT LeveL
Angela Dyson returns with another hilarious, heart-warming and hijinks-packed mystery
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On the heels of her successful debut, The Love Detective (9781789010282) comes more misadventures and murder with Clarry Pennhaligan and her creator, author Angela Dyson.
Note to self: Do not screw this up. When Clarry Pennhaligan, rookie private detective and unlikely heroine, takes on her second case, she is determined to master the art of smart. All she has been asked to do is to infiltrate a group of women who share a rather unusual way of spending their spare time. Shouldn’t be too demanding, she thinks, nothing to it. But, after her first clumsy steps reveal secrets that may best be kept hidden, her investigation gains momentum and events take a bizarre and sinister turn. Out of her depth and working above her paygrade, Clarry soon faces a very real danger. Things just got Next Level.
“The role of amateur detective has always appealed to me,” Angela Dyson explains. “The artless inexperienced meddler asking questions, stirring things up and getting in to a whole heap of trouble. But I’d never be brave enough to do it myself.”
Apart from the twists and turns of her crime caper, Angela has made sure to include some important messages to young and old. As she explains, “Twenty-six year old, Clarry Pennhaligan, is a modern heroine. She’s a generously proportioned size 14. She’s Body Positive and reflects the New Activism: Accept yourself …just as you are. Accept others…..just as they are.”
And then there’s her side-kick, the glamorous septuagenarian Flan. “I love Flan! She’s gloriously outspoken, and with a huge appetite for life. The inter-generational aspect of the novel sends a powerful message: We can do anything we want, no matter what our age.”


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Hallow Ground #Blog Tour

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Hallowed Ground: The Mystery of the African Fairy Circles

This magical story is inspired by the most haunting and least explored country in the world – Namibia – with its foggy Skeleton Coast, buried goldmines, shocking secrets and awe-inspiring sand dunes.

Spread across the face of its deserts are hundreds of miles of ‘fairy circles’ : vast enough to be seen from space. They grow and die with the same lifespan as humans, yet no-one has been able to explain why or how they appear.

Then one day, three teenagers and their families arrive from different parts of the globe. Helped by bushmen, the buried possessions of a Victorian explorer, and a golden leopard, they solve the mystery of the African Circles. What will be discovered beneath the hallowed ground? And how will it change the future of the planet above it?

Purchase Links

UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hallowed-Ground-mystery-African-Circles-ebook/dp/B07YDY9LF2/

Com – https://www.amazon.com/Hallowed-Ground-mystery-African-Circles-ebook/dp/B07YDY9LF2/

Author Bio –

Paul Twivy studied English at Oxford University and became one of the most famous British admen. He has written comedy and drama for the stage and radio. He edited the bestseller Change the World for a Fiver. He is married with five children. He was inspired to write Hallowed Ground by his first-hand experiences of the extraordinary landscapes and culture of Namibia.

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Hallowed GroundPaul Twivy


First of lets start of with the cover. It’s really impressive and looks amazing. The geographical nature of this book is pretty spot on and makes me want to go and visit Namibia. It sounds like an amazing country. Any way you’re not hear to read about my rambling thoughts.

It took me a while to get into this book. I nearly didn’t finish the whole thing. The first half of the book seem to drag. It may of just been me. But then the story begins to get really interesting. Then I couldn’t seem to put the book down. I was flying through the pages. It is definitely one of those books when you’ve finished and you’re still thinking about it a week later.

They begin to see/hear alot about these crop circle. And go about discovering what they’re. Now this is when I was hooked on the story.

Don’t let my review stop you from reading this book. You won’t be disappointed. I’d give this book a 3.9/5




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