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Poetry and Reflections

Poetry and Reflections – Imagine No More

Take a deep breath and enter the mind of Vincent Cotroneo through the pages of Imagine No More. An author for whom the unconscious subconscious takes literary form and brings a powerful and highly distinctive literary voice to all of his musings.

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Books About Domestic Partner Abuse

Domestic Partner Abuse -Lost in the Reflecting Pool

A memoir and a psychological love story that is at times tender and at times horrifying, Lost in the Reflecting Pool is a chronicle of one woman’s struggle to survive within—and ultimately break free of—a relationship with a man incapable of caring about anyone beyond himself.

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Best Dystopian Fiction Novels

Dystopian Fiction – The We and the They

With nature reclaiming cities and mountainous tides drowning islands, a group of individuals — known collectively as the We — find themselves ravaged by hunger and struggling to survive. When another community — the They — promise them luxurious meals, the We are unable to decline.

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Spinetingling Occult Thrillers

Christian Suspense Fiction – Ghost

Best-selling, award-winning author and master storyteller Michael Jack Webb weaves a Supernatural Serial Killer tale like none you’ve ever read.
Enter a world where nothing is what it appears to be, and every clue leads an extraordinary young woman deep into the heart of darkness and beyond.

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misogynistic fictional characters

The Music of Women

Taut and superbly observed. Unashamedly egocentric, politically indelicate, and misogynistic. And perhaps one of the best novels you will ever read!

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What Makes A Great Plot?

What Makes A Good Plot?

You know the ones! The edge of your seat, knuckle gnawing, nail biting books. So, what makes for a good plot. Is there a magic recipe? Or is it just potluck?

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Best Irish Biographies

Irish Biographies – Our Immigrants’ Son

The genres of prose poetry and historical fiction very cleverly takes you through the author’s rich Irish American history. It begins in misty Ireland and takes you through generations of the Murphy clan while also teaching you how to write your family story.

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The Importance Of Historical Fiction

The Importance Of Historical Fiction

Whilst there is undoubted value in considering historical context, not least because past forces, individuals and trends both shape the present and provide valuable lessons for our future decisions, is historical fiction of any value?

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Music Mystery Novels

Time of the Furtive Moon

With its undeniable aura of mystery, Time of the Furtive Moon proves to be a genuine page-turner with Mota’s prose delivering an engaging blended of grace and style.

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Best Books About Religion

Writing About Religion – The Good & The Bad

It is estimated that there are approximately 4,300 religions in the world. Even then, the concept of religion itself is hard to understand – in some people’s eyes synonymous with spirituality, and in others largely a vehicle for control.

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Challenging Christian Beliefs

Challenging Christianity – Enemy of Humanity

Compulsively readable and full of insight Raziel states that “the veracity of religious “truths” can only be investigated through irrefutable facts,” and it’s these irrefutable truths that form the basis of his thoughts on the subject.

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Slaves of Men and Gods

A gripping tale of intrigue and ancient traditions in the 21st century. Tribes, Shrine Priests, Ancient Traditions and the
oldest Profession in the world.

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Top Tips For Writing Suspense

There are a number of essential techniques an author must master if they ever want to top a bestsellers list and none more so than the ability to deliver genuine suspense.

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Best Military Thrillers set in New York

Bishops Law

Hines had a huge bestseller and a multiple award winner with Bishop’s War and fans will be thrilled to find Bishop’s Law delivers the same and more!

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Books about the soul and rebirth

Embodying Soul: A Return to Wholeness

“Soul embodiment means to feel without boundaries, discrimination, or judgement all that is available to be felt in each moment”, writes Mangis. And she reminds us there is no map for navigating the complicated web of the human experience.

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Should Authors Blog Or Is Blogging Dead?

When Huffpost Editor-in-chief Jimmy Leach announced the closure of its blogging platform he said that “publishing thousands of blogs has been a distraction from the delivery of impactful, targeted investigations, explainers, breaking news and lifestyle and entertainment journalism.”

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When Life Was Like A Cucumber

A brutally honest and utterly riveting sexual and intellectual transformation story that swims along literary lines, When Life Was Like A Cucumber proves an extraordinarily powerful debut from Wyss

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Books About Breast Cancer

Mom…It’s Cancer

An achingly intimate collection of blog posts, “Mom…It’s Cancer: is alive to the emotions and poignant moments hospital dramas and other books on fighting the Big C often overlook.

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Authors and rejection

Dealing With Rejection For Authors

As writers, we knowingly place ourselves in a position where we will undoubtedly face more rejection than the average person and it seems to me that how we handle that part of the creative process is often key to our success.

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Best Women Sleuths Novels

Real Estate, Murder, and Mayhem

She is a savvy, smart — and smart-mouthed — real estate professional working in Havenville when she meets Venice, also from New York, and also looking to reinvent herself. Together they make a killer transaction in more ways than one.

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Books Of Enchantment

Books Of Enchantment

As the years advance, I have lost count of how many books I’ve read but on reflection, it hardly seems relevant. What is truly noteworthy is how many leave a lasting impression on us.

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The Festival – Erotic Fiction

The threesome that is Ylianor, Prince Duncan Caldwell and his Demon lover Christopher Templeton will find their Virt tested to their limits whilst their sexual appetites seem insatiable!

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Virtus Game – Erotic Fiction

Masterfully weaving erotica, fantasy and intrigue into a no holds barred read Virtus Game takes Virtus Saga to a whole other level with Laura Tolomei proving herself to be once again on fine form.

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Books about dreams and dejaVu

The Buried Dream

When the deaf and dumb couple talk to Riya in her dreams four decades after their murder, can she solve the crime before she becomes the next victim?

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Best Contemporary Fantasy Novels for young readers

Daniel Scratch – A Story Of Witchkind

Thirteen year-old Daniel Scratch has been living alone for years since his parents passed, cared for by his home’s tiny, elf-like brownies and his somehow-still-living great-great grandmother. But when Grandmother sends him to the village to be Tested, his life turns upside down.

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Best Vigilante Crime Thrillers

Vigilante Crime Thriller – The Roach

A string of killings. An identity stolen. Only he can find the truth.

Reese Roberts was the guardian of Iron City. It’s fearless protector. The only one willing to do whatever it takes… until he was shot on the streets and left paralyzed from the waist down.

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Boks about building a consultancy business

Leveraged Consulting in the Digital Age

A highly informative and conversational guide that should help solo professionals and small consulting firms to better assess themselves and leverage their businesses Allyson’s Leveraged Consulting in the Digital Age proves a must-read.

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Law Firm Confidential

LAW FIRM CONFIDENTIAL

Studious Paige Turner has all the necessary qualifications to succeed. But in this corporate world of innuendos and obscured language, lines become quickly blurred.

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Why Do We Love To Be Frightened?

Why Do We Love To Be Frightened?

Dusk creeps upon you as you make your way home, bringing with it the stillness and dark of night. As one sense shutters another opens, magnifying each whisper of wind-every shuffle on the pavement behind you.

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Fiction and survival stories

Fiction & Survival Stories

I read with both fascination and disgust as I learned how he was attacked by a bear who scalped him and left part of his skull flapping open but was not prepared to lay down and die.

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Fiction and immortality

Fiction and mortality – living forever.

We are constantly and enduringly fascinated with fictional accounts of parallel existence, alternative realities and genetic engineering. Films such as ‘The Fountain’ present immortality as attainable, whilst books such as ‘The Book Thief’ (Markus Zusak) explore the nature of death, in this case by death himself acting as narrator.

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Best Romantic Comedy Novels

Fallen Star

Brimming with great characters, warmth and laughs, Fallen Star reminds us that to be beautiful and famous is to risk losing ordinary human happiness.

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Social commentary in literature

Social Commentary In Literature

Never before has the voice of social commentary in literature sung higher. Freedom of speech has brought with it a cacophony of loudly spoken, written and sometimes harshly promoted opinion and judgement.

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LGBT Memoir – Dark Path

Take a deep breath and enter the world of Daniel P’Lopez. An extremely brave, brutally honest and completely riveting memoir that proves near on impossible to put down.

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Best Paranormal Romance Novel

Paranormal Romance Verge of Corruption

An exhilarating new paranormal romance that hollers originality Verge of Corruption is the second book in A Love’s Warrior series from Stevens who lures us in with a dark torrent of nightmarish images and fever inducing sexual tension.

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The Crimson Quill Award

Now in it’s third year the Crimson Quill Awards continue to be the main criteria our readers use when selecting their next best read.  Our reader recommended award these are the books they have enjoyed most and recommended to their friends.  All the books we review are eligible for recommendation but with strict rules in place to ensure all recommendations are authentic and a minimum of 100 nominations required you can be confident of a good read whichever one you choose. 

The Millennium Book Award

Now in its 5th year the Millennium Book Award goes from strength to strength whilst still maintaining the ethos upon which it was founded. The award celebrates and recognizes exceptional writing. Not the size of an author’s following, their social media reach or the fervour generated by a substantial marketing budget the Millennium Book Award continues to grow as a Readers Favourite and an award they can trust.

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