‘Books for older readers’

My new novel is listed on this website : http://www.booksforolderreaders.co.uk/bookshelf-2/4594104739 As my protagonist and I are both over 50 it seemed appropriate. He and I both espouse the idea of skidding into our final resting places, whooping like crazy people and shouting ‘wow, what a ride!’ If you are also a not-yet-dead-Fred give it aContinue reading “‘Books for older readers’”

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‘The Unfortunate Captain Peirce and the Wreck of the Halsewell, East Indiaman, 1786’ by Philip Browne

I have been in thrall to this book since the beginning of the year, having borrowed it from Weymouth library (several times). I can’t remember what led me to it as, to the best of my knowledge, the local libraries don’t have a local authors’ section (I have asked, as I would like to beContinue reading “‘The Unfortunate Captain Peirce and the Wreck of the Halsewell, East Indiaman, 1786’ by Philip Browne”

Review: The Little Yarnmouth Abduction by Tim Van Minton

**Originally written for “BigAl’s Books and Pals” book blog. Received a free review copy.** Genre: YA/future fiction Description: the story is set in the far north of Scotland after climate change has melted the great ice sheets. Little Yarnmouth inhabitants have disappeared because of nefarious plans laid by powerful persons living in Middle Langton, acrossContinue reading “Review: The Little Yarnmouth Abduction by Tim Van Minton”

Review: Mona Lisa’s Secret by Phil Phillips

**Originally written for “BigAl’s Books and Pals” book blog. Received a free review copy.** Genre: History and mystery Description: This book is described on Kindle as ‘A Historical Fiction Mystery & Suspense Novel Da Vinci Code meets Indiana Jones!’. There is plenty of room for good books in the ‘history and mystery’ genre. It givesContinue reading “Review: Mona Lisa’s Secret by Phil Phillips”

Gulp!

This evening, for at least half an hour, my new book Wonders will never cease  made it into Amazon’s Kindle top 100 satirical novels (soixante neuf, since you ask) one ahead of Flann O’Brien’s The Third Policeman. Now that’s posh company to be in! It is a teeny tiny,  specialised, list I grant you – but myContinue reading “Gulp!”

Lovely review of ‘Wonders will never cease’

Just seen a very positive review of ‘Wonders will never cease’ on Amazon. Thank you JC, whoever you are! “A very enjoyable novel – especially if you have any inside knowledge of the workings of a certain unique university! Judi writes skilfully with great style. Reading this book led me read all her other Kindle-publishedContinue reading “Lovely review of ‘Wonders will never cease’”