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An island like a jigsaw piece upon a painted ocean…

Managed only a foundation year at art school but loved every minute – still fiddle with paintbrushes and collect art. Top left ‘Condo Blue’ by Dean L Hohn, a Tasmanian photographer, top right 3D artwork by Liz Shreeve, Australian artist … Continue reading

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Another story – this time lighter – about a little girl and an Archangel – and set in Greece…

I wrote this between TERRIBLE WITH RAISINS (eBook here) and JIGSAW ISLAND (eBook here). It’s a long short story, hopefully heartwarming but nearly 4,000 words – so only for the brave… MESSAGE TO ARCHANGEL MICHAEL 25th October 2018 Hi Mum … Continue reading

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Short Story: The Old House / When I was Ten

This is a story submitted to a writing group – who disliked it because they said they couldn’t empathise with the narrator. Admittedly, it isn’t women’s magazine/romcom format. Anyhow, here it is: The Old House / When I was Ten … 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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‘Loved it’ – Thank you to Julie Ryan for her review of JIGSAW ISLAND on Amazon 5 August

5.0 out of 5 starsReviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 August 2020 At first, it took me a while to get into this book. However, once Annie arrives in Symi the pace quickens and by the time she’s on … Continue reading

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Can Annie find solutions for herself and so many others?

Another review on the Random Things blog tour – many thanks to Julie Barham of Northern Reader for her close reading and uplifting words… Annie seems to live in a beautiful part of Scotland, but there is trouble in paradise, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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