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#Book #Review by @RobertHughes05 Of ‘The House Next Door’ by @macmillanjones

A thoughtful review of The House Next Door.

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The House Next Door - Will MacMillan JonesTitle: The House Next Door

Author:Will MacMillan Jones

Published: 10 January 2016 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Genre: Paranormal

Language: English

Pages: 262 (paperback)

ISBN-10: 1523344008

ISBN-13: 978-1523344000

Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.7 x 21.6cm

Price: £9.99 (Kindle – £2.60)

Sold By: Amazon UK  Amazon USA

When Shiela finds herself compelled to buy a genuine antique in a strange little shop, she didn’t bargain for what came with the statuette. Mister Jones finds himself once again drawn into the dangerous world of the paranormal, this time via The House Next Door.

I purchased the paperback version of this book at the Llandeilo Book Fair.

The House Next Door is the third in the series of the Mister Jones collection of paranormal mysteries. I wasn’t put off by the fact that I had not read the first two books in the series and quickly fell into getting to know the characters.

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Tears in the Fence Flash Fiction Competition

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Flash Fiction competition: who is up for it, then?



First Prize of £200, Second Prize of £150 and Third Prize of £100. The winners and other highly commended entries will be published in issue 65.


The competition will open on 1st October 2016 and close on 19th November 2016. Winning entrants will be announced on the Tears in the Fence website site on 7th January 2017.


Submissions may be done on or by post to Tears in the Fence
Flash Fiction Competition, Portman Lodge, Durweston, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 0QA, England


All entries must be unpublished and 400 words or less and the original work of the author.

There is no set Theme.

There is no limit to the number of entries that one person may submit.

Entries may not be submitted elsewhere for the duration of the competition.

This competition is open to anyone over the age of 16 years.

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And it’s another one! Win a #Kindle Fire and 30 #fantasy #books

M T McGuire Authorholic

Hello everyone, after a long week, here, eventually, is the other giveaway I was telling you about. Thirty stonking fantasy books and another chance to win not only a copy of every single book in the giveaway but also, a Kindle Fire. The giveaway actually kicked off on 8th August but you’ve stacks of time as it runs until 26th. The prize for this one is also a kindle fire, oh yes and a copy of each of the books shown in the graphic. Check out these books! To go to the giveaway page and enter, click on the picture below, or this link:

Best of luck.

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Excerpt Promotion – Tears of the Sun by Jean Kilczer

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Today I have an excerpt for you from Tears of the Sun, book three in the Star Sojourner series by my friend Jean Kilczer.

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A fanatic general is plotting to conquer the galaxy, and only Jules Rammis can stop him.

It’s not that Jules looks for trouble. As an astrobiologist, he’d rather study the intriguing alien plant/animal species, Blackroot. But his telepathic abilities attract the wrong aliens, and Terrans. This time it’s General Ki Rowdinth, crazed leader of the Vermakt people. The psychotic tyrant intends to extort the combined gold depositories of Earth and all the colony planets to finance an army that will rule the worlds. If the Worlds Government doesn’t agree to Rowdinth’s demands, he vows to engage a dark-energy weapon that will destroy Earth.

It looks as though only Jules, with his powerful telepathic abilities, stands between the rat-like general and the total annihilation of…

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Meet me in Manchester #‎MAEG2016‬ August 13th

Meet Christoph Fischer in Manchester




Get tickets to meet 50 authors following this linkHalina's children at Kensington Book Fair…

Watch a video about the event:

50 or so fellow authors, hosted by Scarlett Enterprises, will be there on Saturday 13th August at the Red Rose Steam Society Ltd. Mining Museum in Astley Green, Manchester, M29 7JBSigning Event Banner.jpg

I’ll be there to chat about my books, literature and publishing, sign books and maybe even show off my three labradoodles, who are strongly thinking of coming along.

The signing and evening gig will take place in a large marquee measuring 21 x 15 metres, with a smaller marquee accommodating the beer tent & refreshments. In the evening there will be a BBQ and other food available. Afternoon tea of sandwiches and cakes will be available to purchase, through the day. An ice cream van is also going to…

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Welsh Wednesdays Interview with Sarah Ward


NN1Today I would like to introduce you to Sarah Ward. Welcome to Welsh Wednesdays, Sarah, and thank you for participating.

Thank for having you on your website!

First up, please tell us about your connection to Wales.

My family are Welsh. My parents grew up in Cardiff: my father in Llandaff North and my mother in St Fagans. My mother’s first language was Welsh and she grew up inside the Welsh Folk Museum. Her father was a stonemason who took down traditional houses and buildings that were due to be demolished and rebuilt them inside the museum to enable future generations to enjoy and appreciate Welsh architecture.

I spent five years living in Neath and then my family moved to England, eventually settling in south Manchester where I spent my teenage years. I visited my grandparents regularly in Cardiff and am amazed how the city has changed over the years.

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Welsh Wednesdays: Today With Sally Spedding #TenbyBookFair


More chatting  with authors who will be at the Tenby Book Fair, the first event of the Tenby Arts Festival  .  I’m looking forward to having many more such chats over the next couple of months.  So…

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Today With Sally Spedding

More chatting  with authors who will be at the Tenby Book Fair,, the first event of the Tenby Arts Festival .  I’m looking forward to having many more such chats over the next couple of months. 

So far I’ve interviewed Rebecca Bryn:, Thorne Moore: , Matt Johnson: and Christoph Fischer: . Over the next few weeks I’ll be introducing them all and I’ll also be showcasing the publishers who will be in attendance. There may also be a short chat with John and Fiona of who, as usual, will be filming the…

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