Donna Alward’s Desert Island Books

My castaway this month is… …bestselling author Donna Alward who, while she was busy studying Austen, Eliot and Shakespeare, she was also losing herself in the breath-taking stories created by romance novelists like LaVyrle Spencer and Judith McNaught.  Several years after completing her degree she decided to write a romance of her own and it…

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Talking about the Holidays…

…well, no one ever expected this This year has been tough, no question. Whatever holiday is your special day has been hit hard. Just as those who suffered through Eid and Hannukah, many of you will not see your loved ones at this special time of the year. But that’s not the biggest thing we’ve…

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Deck the halls…

…well maybe not the halls… My holiday decorating has shrunk a little from the days when I had the big family house, with an impressive hall, in the wilds of Wales.  Then I decked the beams, wound lights and garlands around the stairs and had a big tree loaded with decorations collected over many years.…

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Book bargains to see you through the holiday

Times are tough and reading is helping to get us through, so these are a few of my books that are on special offer at the moment. Click the titles for the links. Available worldwide These two full length sizzling romances are available everywhere at this price, and on all platforms. Wild Justice is the…

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So, you’re stranded on a desert island, Susan Meier…

Forget Desert Island Discs – we’re all about the books! In the second of my occasional series of Desert Island Books blogs, I have enormous pleasure in introducing US author, Susan Meier. Susan, born in Pennsylvania, comes from a large family and puts that down to her understanding about sharing, and how love encompasses more…

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Waiting for the reviews. The nail biting nervousness of a blog tour…

…the romance {oh, the romance!)… I absolutely have to share this review of Christmas Reunion in Paris from “Being Anne” This is my first ever blog tour and I’m happy to sat that I’ve had some wonderful reviews – they are all in my twitter feed – but  I was  nervous about this one. Anne…

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Stranded on a Desert Island? Kandy Shepherd Shares the Books She Couldn’t Live Without

So, you’re stranded on a desert island, Kandy Shepherd… Inspired by the long running UK radio programme, Desert Island Discs, I’m introducing an occasional guest blog where I invite authors to share the books they would choose to have with them if they were stranded on a desert island. Books to evoke precious memories, books…

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Guest Blogging at Liberta Books

Guest Blogging… I’m guest blogging over at Liberta Books, today about the ups and down of writing Christmas Reunion in Paris, and I’d love it if you could come and join me. Blog Tour Itinerary And the blogtour starts on Tuesday, October 13. I’m so excited!  

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