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    From my desk to yours: May 2, 2021

    Yes I know, I’m hitting your screen a little late. In my defense, my eldest son got married on Saturday so I have been a little distracted. If you are a member of my FB reader group, Cocktails and Denim, there are some lovely photos of the day. After a fairytale day, during which I seemed to spend my time alternating between bursting with pride for all three offspring (my other son was best man, and both he and my daughter spoke at the reception) and pretending I was NOT crying, I woke up yesterday with a stupid cold; today I feel very much like I was hit by a runaway…

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    From my desk to yours April 25,2021

    ​ It’s ANZAC day in my corner of the world. A day when we remember the Australia & New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) soldiers who fought at Gallipoli – and subsequently those soldiers who have been sent to other wars throughout the years – and the many who didn’t come home.From small areas around New Zealand young men were sent to the other side of the world to fight. Two young men from my partener’s family lost their lives on August 8 in the battle of Chanuk Bair. In that same battle on that same day, a man by the name of Ernest Jurd also gave his life – some…

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    From my desk to yours: April 18, 2021

    Gosh it’s good to be home again. After ten days with my mum, I am now in catch up mode as I face nine weeks of complete and utter insanity. Visits with doctors, thesis submission, three books to finish and release, and most importantly of all my first born kiddo is getting married in two weeks – and apparently the mother of the groom is expected to be sort of normal. I don’t know gang, maybe he should hire a stand-in. I’m surviving mostly on pizza, coffee, and sheer bloody mindedness at this stage. I’d really love to add a yoga routine to the insanity and if anyone knows of…

  • Out now from other authors

    Across the Sapphire Sea by Lee Colgin

    Out now from Lee Colgin – Across the Sapphire Sea (Book 2 of Immortal Jewels) Love at first… death. “Do it. Kill him for me. Take me with you.” Elias—plucked from indentured servitude at nineteen and turned into a vampire—is caught in a spiraling relationship with his possessive sire. Valeri—a damaged soul who guards his secrets and fledgling alike—balances on a razor’s edge of good and evil. In a race to save one of their own from a deadly sickness, Valeri and Elias lead an unlikely team on a dangerous voyage to pry secrets from an ancient group of vampires—a group that’s been known to kill trespassers. The closer they…

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    In The Eye of the Storm by H.M. Wolfe

    From H.M. Wolfe, comes the first in the Full Circle Series: In The Eye of the Storm. Fabian Bloom is happier than ever, surrounded by the affection and respect of those he holds dear and having the love of his husband Lance. What happens when the ghosts of his dark, distant past resurface, threatening to destroy his newfound peace? Will he able to stand up and fight, or will the whirlwind suck him in? 𝐀𝐁𝐎𝐔𝐓 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐁𝐎𝐎𝐊 Happily married with the affection and respect of those he holds dear, Fabian Bloom finally finds inner peace. However, fresh nightmares about his horrific past start to plague the man’s sleep, shadowing his newfound happiness and worrying the one he loves. A trip to his cabin in Montana offers the opportunity for the couple to relax and enjoy the solitude of the place. After reuniting with his two sons, marrying the man he had loved for eleven years and watching his young protegees blooming into strong young men, Lance…