Category Archives: Refugees

Jigsaw Island at Mslexia

Jigsaw Island in the latest edition of Mslexia, the women’s literary magazine. Links to Jigsaw Island and prequel Terrible With Raisins at: https://lynnemcvernon.com/get-books/   Mslexia content

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Review: The Unravelling of Maria by F J Curlew

It’s always a bonus when a book takes you travelling and The Unravelling of Maria offers much to learn about place and recent history. Two lovers separated by war and mischance provide the emotional theme, and an unlikely friendship adds … Continue reading

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Thank you to Pauline Barclay and CHILL WITH A BOOK readers

Many thanks to Pauline for her enthusiasm for promoting Indie writers and to the readers who make the award possible… Delighted that JIGSAW ISLAND is your choice.

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Two new reviews for Jigsaw Island

Thank you, Jenny and Bob for taking the time to read the book and share your thoughts. bob   A very readable life enhancing book that addresses contemporary issues without being rose tinted. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht and Remembrance

Thanks to Guy Verhofstadt for posting about Kristallnacht yesterday. Known, too, as the Night of Broken Glass and the November Pogrom(s), it was a pogrom against Jews and civilians throughout Nazi Germany on 9–10 November 1938, carried out by the Sturmabteilung, the Nazi party’s … Continue reading

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Friday Fiction Feature for Jigsaw Island

Many thanks to LORRAINE MACE, creator of the hugely popular D.I. STERLING series (https://www.lorrainemace.com/d-i-sterling-series/) for including JIGSAW ISLAND in her blog today. Find it HERE

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New Goodreads review of Jigsaw Island

Thank you to David Tucker for this lovely review on Goodreads September 22, 2020 A very timely, humane book, full of heart and humour. It is believable and its structure is never contrived. One is drawn in through the alternating … Continue reading

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Another five star review for JIGSAW ISLAND

Thanks to Jillian Morton for her review of JIGSAW ISLAND. Deleted a couple of words because – oops – they contain a spoiler But thank you, Jillian, for a great review. Taken a while to get here from Oz but … Continue reading

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TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS & JIGSAW ISLAND – Direct links to 9 Ebook sales platforms

By clicking on the Ebook links, find access to all these: Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Indigo, Angus & Robertson, Mondadori Store, Vivlio TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS – A very fun – and funny – read. Ed Coble, Amazon … Continue reading

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Thank you to Anne Williams for her – poli kala (very good) – review of JIGSAW ISLAND

Anne has crowned the last day of the Random Things blog tour… HERE ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5.0 out of 5 stars Moving, thought-provoking, engaging Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 August 2020 From the moment I began to read, I remembered how … Continue reading

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