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Thank you Karen Cole of ‘Hair Past a Freckle72’ for her in-depth review of Jigsaw Island

Intricately plotted, observant and empathetic What a treat this book turned out to be, even if it turned out to be rather different from what I’d expected. I thought I’d be reading a novel about a woman finding herself on … Continue reading

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Can’t win ’em all – and now I’ve lost my anonymity…

Maybe my plotting was too subtle… 4 star Amazon review yesterday Top review from United Kingdom Pamela Scott VINE VOICE 4.0 out of 5 stars I would have liked to spend more time on Jigsaw Island with these interesting characters COPY … Continue reading

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JIGSAW ISLAND – the blog tour

Never had a blog tour for a book before, so not sure what to expect other than, well, reviews. Starts tomorrow. Oh well, here’s hoping…

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Review Jigsaw Island: A great summer read

Katherine May 5.0 out of 5 stars Great Summer Read Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 July 2020 A story that is full of human connection and compassion infused with a warmth and gentle humor that reminds us not to … Continue reading

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TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS – A wonderful book about second love

Thank you to Jillian Morton for this wonderful review. Wish Amazon would share it worldwide – Oh well, they think they know best….   Jillian Morton5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful book about second loves. Reviewed in Australia on 22 … Continue reading

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Who says reviews don’t matter?

It’s always a nail biting time, waiting for reviews. The first one to come in for JIGSAW ISLAND was a lovely 5 star review on Goodreads and Amazon.com by Jena Henry. Until the next one is up, here’s one from … Continue reading

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Let me take you to where we live – in our hearts….

Leros, of course… This is a view of Pandeli from the path that leads to Vromolithos in the next small bay. In Jigsaw Island, this is the path Alexis uses when he strolls down to have a drink at the … Continue reading

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First review of JIGSAW ISLAND – and it’s a cracker…

Thank you, Jena Henry. Review on Goodreads. Five star! Symi is a Greek Island and a perfect vacation spot. Beautiful waters, bright sun and a happy atmosphere attract tourists from all over. A few years ago, Clair visited Symi as … Continue reading

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JIGSAW ISLAND is live!

Finally, after a l-o-o-o-o-ong birth process, JIGSAW ISLAND is live. Ebook published today. Paperback out in July. On a holiday escape to the Greek islands, Annie Buchanan discovers what – and then who – is missing from her life… When … Continue reading

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I’ve got the doodle bug…

Well, TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS is re-edited, re-released and the copies are ready to wing out to new supporters of JIGSAW ISLAND – and, not that I have little else to do, I decided to respond to everyone who commented on … Continue reading

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