Tuesday, 30 September 2014


Out now from DARK REGIONS PRESS in ebook, paperback and signed limited edition hardcovers. 

Cavalry officer Stephens wants to keep his troopers safe, but when he is pulled into the oldest conflict of them all, he must choose - to serve, or to die. 

Saloon-hand Jacob wants to live a quiet life, play his fiddle, and sink a few beers. But something has come to his town-something old, hungry, and far from quiet. 

Farmer Joe Clancy wants to keep his herd alive long enough to be able to sell them and save his farm. But first, he has to save his family, as death stalks the corrals. 

To fight the growing menace, the three men must confront their inner demons and an all too real evil, one that threatens the lives of everyone it touches. 

...a cracking tale of adventure and horror with some brilliantly effective set-pieces. - Dark Musings 


Monday, 29 September 2014


A Scottish supernatural novel from DarkFuse in hardcover, paperback and ebook

To catch a killer, John and Alan Granger will have to battle the Cobbe, a strange and enigmatic creature that guards a magical country parallel to our own. The bird is a creature of horrific power that demands a heavy price for entry into its world. The fate of two realms hangs in the balance… and time is running out... 

Shall we talk about the Black Bird? 

Meikle proves that he is definitely in the upper echelon of talented writers today. - Examiner.com 

A must-read for any fan of horror or truly dark fantasy. Highest possible recommendation. - Horror After Dark 


Saturday, 27 September 2014

Learn how to keep kids safe online with free cybertalk session and contest

To build awareness of cyber safety there is a giveaway of $50 gift card from SnyMed.com

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Thursday, 25 September 2014

An Unpleasant WalkAn Unpleasant Walk by C. Rafe Carlson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice variation, whereby at Rosings, while at walking she is violated by Colonel Fitzwilliam. Shaking her belief that she is a good judge of character especially when it is Darcy that offers his assistance.
Will this attack be the ruination of her entire family, can she ever learn to trust again?

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Monday, 22 September 2014

The Perfect Match: a Pride and Prejudice sequelThe Perfect Match: a Pride and Prejudice sequel by Lory Lilian
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The time is about a year after Jane and Elizabeth Bennet's marriages and their different experiences of this. Added to this mix are the characters from the original including Caroline Bingley.

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New Pure Via Stevia Liquid Sweetener Review and Giveaway (Value $150)

This is an all-natural liquid sweetener which is an alternative to sugar and other artificial sweeteners. What I like is that it is produced from a naturally-sourced sweetener which is the pure extract of the stevia plant.

This giveaway can be found at 


This giveaway is open to CANADIANS only

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Longbourn to LondonLongbourn to London by Linda Beutler
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice story of the engagement of Elizabeth Bennet and Darcy up to and including the first few weeks of their marriage.
An enjoyable tale up to the wedding night where is becomes 'of mature content'.

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Friday, 19 September 2014

Chosen (Leaving Bennet Behind, #1)Chosen by Sarah Johnson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Chosen, the first volume of Leaving Bennet Behind is a Pride and Prejudice variation telling the story of Elizabeth Bennet and Darcy.
What if Mr Bennet was involved in an accident several years prior to the start of the story, which changed his attitude as a father from the indolent man he was to one that protected his daughters and wife.
With the meeting of Darcy and Elizabeth before the Merton Assembly how does this effect their futures. This is the tale of those few months after the assembly.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Rocks In The StreamRocks In The Stream by Lewis Whelchel
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice variation where on Mr Bennet's death he has willed Longbourn to Jane.
On the first day at his new home of Netherfield Charles Bingley, whilst our riding with Darcy, comes across an injured women who they later find out to be Elizabeth Bennet.
While Jane and Bingley have a relatively smooth path, Darcy believes that love is not enough when he realises that he has fallen in love with Elizabeth.

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Friday, 12 September 2014

Snow Storms & Kissing GamesSnow Storms & Kissing Games by Sarah Johnson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice story whereby Jane, Elizabeth and Lydia Bennet are caught in a snowstorm on their way to Netherfield Park, and find a deserted cottage to take shelter. The next day they are found by Bingley and Darcy who have to stay until the storm stops. Can affections be shown, can opinions be changed and can characters be altered?

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Thursday, 11 September 2014

Meet Me at Oakham MountMeet Me at Oakham Mount by Melanie Schertz
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice Variation where Darcy falls for Elizabeth Bennet at the Meryton Assembly and they begin a courtship.Unfortunately other people conspire to tear them apart.

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Monday, 8 September 2014

Change Of Season Giveaway

Win $200 in paypal from these sponsors - My Turn For Us - Sew Crafty Angel - I Dig Pinterest - Vintage Mamas Cottage - Gods Growing Garden - Simple Nature Decor - Life Of The Party - An Italian In My Kitchen - 3 Little Greenwoods - Love Mirnita - Craving Some Creativity and some prizes from Katherine's Corner. 

The giveaway is open to all over 18 and ends on September 30th.

Enter at http://katherinescorner.com/2014/09/05/change-season-giveaway/
CTP Gives Away Two $65 Amazon Gift Cards or Paypal Cash! 

The Clean Teen Publishing and Crimson Tree Publishing has a big reason to celebrate! They have  just signed their 65th Title! That's big news for their company after just celebrating their one-year anniversary a few months back. To celebrate, they are giving away not one, but two $65 Amazon Gift Cards (or Paypal Cash)!

Enter at -  http://www.cleanteenpublishing.com/blogs/news/15077257-ctp-gives-away-two-65-amazon-gift-cards-or-paypal-cashT

Sunday, 7 September 2014

September Giveaway: win handpainted wooden coasters

Win a unique set of 4 handpainted retro style wooden coasters, each illustrating a bird on a branch from  Etsy shop ArtandWoodShop of  Fotini Gazepidou

This giveaway is open worldwide

Enter at http://etsygreekstreetteam.blogspot.gr/2014/09/september-giveaway-win-handpainted.html

Thursday, 4 September 2014

The Ashes of LongbournThe Ashes of Longbourn by Melanie Schertz
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Pride and Pride variation where at Hunsford Parsonage Elizabeth Bennet and Darcy become engaged. Unfortunately when back at Longbourn a fire breaks out and only Elizabeth and Jane survive. At this time Darcy is in Scotland and believes all the Bennet family have perished Can these two come together?

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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

The Houseguest: A Pride and Prejudice VagaryThe Houseguest: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary by Elizabeth Adams
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice variation where Georgiana Darcy visits her brother while he is staying at Netherfield Park with the Bingleys. Here she is introduced to Elizabeth Bennet and without her brother's knowledge invites her to stay at Darcy House while Darcy is away. Soon he returns home unexpectedly early...
A very enjoyable read.

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