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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 blog tour – review by Sharlene 29 July 2020

Thank you for taking part in the blog tour on Instagram yesterday and for putting together this image: Shh_reads_ I’ve been to a Greek Island! It may have been in a book as part of a blog tour but was … 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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Lovely review of JIGSAW ISLAND – warms a writer’s heart

Katherine May 5.0 out of 5 stars Great Summer Read Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 July 2020 A great summer read. A story that is full of human connection and compassion infused with a warmth and gentle humor … 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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Let me take you somewhere else…

OK – today is not about Leros, or theatre adventures – far from it. This is about Sophie, Countess of Wessex and a – ball?… she dropped in 2001. The incident of the Fake Sheikh and her indiscretions…which feature Sophie … Continue reading

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