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Casting a powerful, spell over its readers High Hopes Is not a novel to rest on conventional melodrama. Lilley’s characters aren't just talking to each other, they're revealing things about themselves and in that act of discovery they feel overwhelmingly real.


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Cronin is at the top of his game!

Combining literary flair with the psychological insight that is often missing in the Science Fiction genre, Recusant proves a noteworthy follow-up to Cronin’s Hegira  with its intriguing characters it entertains from the start, quickly building momentum and doesn’t let go of the reader’s attention until the very end



Author Email Marketing. Seperating the facts from fiction

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There’s one truth we are loathed to admit. Book reviews no longer sell books like they used to! It‘s a bold statement that needs quantifying and of course there are exceptions, but in the main this post is aimed at the 95% of traditionally published and indie published authors who struggle to get more than a handful of reviews for their books.

Reviews That Make Bestsellers

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It's rare that a novel takes on a daring subject and proves worthy of it but the aptly titled Ellen's War -Blue Skies & Tiger Moths proves the exception. It’s a genuine gem of a read which manages to transport and rivet us as Ellen’s story unfolds amid the prelude to World War II. It’s a time to which we've been before, but seldom rendered on such a personal level.

Unless you have been on a desert island for the last 10 years you can’t log on to Twitter or Facebook without finding an author tweeting about their latest book. Readers will often make purchasing decisions based upon the strength of a post and it’s rare for an author to make it into the spotlight on the strength of a book alone.

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Increasing Book Sales Using Social Media

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Best In Genre Fantasy From D M Cain

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A captivating, original and intensely readable Fantasy the latest release from D M Cain was certainly worth the wait. Her world building is exemplary as she injects fresh perspective into beloved tropes. With her world feeling overwhelmingly real and her characters tantalizingly within our grasp.

Literary prizes will stimulate sales, but first and foremost should reward great writing.

To simply ask authors if they favour paying for professional book reviews would add little value. We wanted to dig a little deeper and find a correlation between paid book reviews and increased book sales and with an author mailing list of over 25,000 we are reasonably well placed to ask the most pertinent questions.

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Devilish short fiction from Erik Henry Vick.

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Success as an author means creating the right foundations for a book to go viral.  Despite a plethora of ‘guru’s’ who are happy to help authors part with their money, going viral in the real context of the word should be an aspiration, never a given, but you can load the odds in your favour.

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Creating The Foundations For Viral Book Sales.

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Surreal, clever and constantly surprising, Vick takes us to the depths of devilish depravity and beyond. Delivering sharp, and above all compelling nuggets of short, but perfectly framed works of fiction these are stories to be read with the light on and will linger in your memory for days and weeks to come.  


There is an overwhelming tendency in indie publishing for authors to follow trends and no better example than in the building and growing of powerful mailing lists. However, a surprisingly low 43% of authors rate email marketing as a major contributor to overall book sells. We look at the reasons why and identify the mistakes that can lead to lost book sales.

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How can you commit the perfect crime?

Anthologies must consolidate, to ensure that every word is meaningful, and that’s certainly the case with Bloody Gulletts where Michael Golvach treats his readers to an enthralling collection of  bite-sized mind benders. Each one telling its story so strongly that we not only forgive the brevity of Golvach’s words, but welcome the suspension of disbelief without question.

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The Cedar is a work of the highest order. An enthralling and powerful evocation of time and place, character, moral choices, immoral certainties, human nature and fate with Butler creating an emotional eddy that draws you in from one page to the next.

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A tight and convincing noir thriller Going Gone is a step change from Dickason’s Sentinels Of The Night and commendably stronger for it. Fast-paced, the supernatural elements are pared-back with the focus on dense realism but her fans will be pleased to see there’s no diminution in the quality of Dickason’s prose or the excitement she generates.

A horrific plan that has drug cartels

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A rip-roaring story

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A marvellously realised tale of pure escapism, Its charms simply can’t be ignored as Hodgson takes us back to the early excitement of reading we experienced as children, when the act of turning pages took on a magical quality, and then imagines a world where that magic has been lost.

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A tale told through the eyes of Sallee and the answers she solicits from Ethel, Morony delivers a masterful narrative that is beguiling, flawlessly executed and proves a fine example of New Historical Fiction. With a meticulous ear for dialogue, Morony’s diction is simply exquisite.

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Southern Historical Fiction At Its Very Best

Smart, fast paced and soundly executed, The Eagle and the Child: The Child, sees Khubiar taking a rivetingly plausible central theme, and delivering a power packed romantic thriller. With far too many novels in the genre centring on clichéd protagonists it’s refreshing to see an author break the mould.

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