A New Book

Exciting news!

An' de walls came tumblin' down

I promised a post from Val Penny today. Unfortunately, some bad news meant that Val was unable to write the post. Unfortunately, you’ll have to put up with a post from me, instead. Fortunately, some good and very exciting news has given me the impetus for this post. And here is that news:

Cultivating a Fuji is going to be published by Crooked Cat Books in May 2019.

This is a novel I’ve been working on, on and off, for a long time. It involves a character who is very dear to me and a topic that is so important. But most of all, although I have to say it myself for now, it’s a delightful story, told with emotion and a lot of humour.

The premise of the novel, the piece of information that kicks off the story, is that Martin is being sent to Japan to represent his…

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Stop the plane and order me a carriage.

Susan Lodge - author of historical, romantic fiction. Welcome to my blog

phone 179 My heroines, from the early nineteenth century, often endured the perils of  travel by land and sea. Today I want to reassure them, 200 years later, long journeys can be just as tedious.

Wedged in the middle seat of the  middle row of a 747 for upwards of twelve hours, my mind dwelt on the fact that bobbing along in a post chaise, or swinging in a hammock below decks, could not be much more agonizing then traveling economy on a long haul flight.

I used to enjoy airplanes. I could happily gaze from the window seat marveling at anything that appeared through a chink in the clouds. But one flight to Australia was a test of both mind and body.

It all starts go wrong at check in. I cannot secure a window seat, the flight is delayed  and when we finally get to board…

Gripe 1.  The trek through…

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Review of Tom Halford’s Deli Meat

Here is a review of Tom Halford’s Deli Meat:

https://www.superinkarts.com/blog/deli-meat-plenty-to-chew-over

“There’s a brutality there that’s weighted with commentary. Yet it doesn’t come across as preachy or clichéd. It’s a real testimony to Halford’s commitment to his style, his vigour and above all the energy that this balance continues throughout the novel.”

-Jonathan Whitelaw, the author of HellCorp

 

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Review of Tom Halford’s Deli Meat

“David Lynch’s sense of the bizarre pervades this book like an old London pea-souper. ”

-Review of Tom Halford’s Deli Meat.

Read it here:

https://promotingcrime.blogspot.com/2018/12/deli-meat-by-tom-halford.html

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Authors Supporting Authors: Tom Halford

Here is Tom Halford’s post on Jess B. Moore’s blog:

 

https://jessbmoore.com/authors-supporting-authors/blog/tom-halford-author-of-deli-meat-a-parody-of-cozy-crime

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