Meet Me at Midnight

Meet Me at Midnight

Posted August 12, 2017 by Elise in Blackwood / 2 Comments

A little experiment… Have you ever wondered what would happen if the characters in a book made different choices? If the heroine went with the safe option rather than risking everything? I’m as guilty as anyone about second-guessing my decisions and freaking out in case I made the wrong one, but I also believe that […]

Review: Bombshell by CD Reiss

Review: Bombshell by CD Reiss

Posted July 16, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 3 Comments

The blurb: Hollywood bad boy Brad Sinclair always gets his way, whether it’s the role he wants or the bikini-clad model he has to have. But when a bombshell gets dropped in his lap in the form of a dimpled five-year-old from a forgotten relationship, he knows his life is about to change forever. Cara […]

Book Review: Love in Transit

Book Review: Love in Transit

Posted July 16, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 4 Comments

The concept: What if you gave six authors the same blurb? Would the stories look anything the same? Or would they be as different as the authors writing them? The blurb: You know those people that have a house full of motivational slogans? Embrace Every Moment, stamped on their coffee mugs. Always Kiss Me Goodnight […]

Review: Day of the Vikings by JF Penn

Review: Day of the Vikings by JF Penn

Posted June 25, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 5 Comments

The Blurb: When Neo-Viking terrorists invade the British Museum in London to reclaim the staff of Skara Brae, ARKANE agent Dr. Morgan Sierra is trapped in the building along with hostages under mortal threat. As the slaughter begins, Morgan works alongside psychic Blake Daniel to discern the past of the staff, dating back to islands […]

Review: The Sugar Bowl Trilogy by Sawyer Bennett

Review: The Sugar Bowl Trilogy by Sawyer Bennett

Posted June 25, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 3 Comments

     The blurb: Sela Halstead lost her innocence in a way that no sixteen-year-old should ever have to endure. She’s spent years trying to forget that night even while wondering about the identities of the monsters who brutalized her—until a telltale tattoo flashes across Sela’s TV screen. The incriminating ink belongs to Jonathon Townsend, […]

Review: 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black (Non-fiction)

Review: 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black (Non-fiction)

Posted May 30, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 3 Comments

The blurb: Your hero is not the most important character in your book. Your villain is.   Are you fed up of drowning in two-dimensional villains? Frustrated with creating clichés? And failing to get your reader to root for your villain?    In 13 Steps to Evil, you’ll discover:    + How to develop a […]

British vs. American

British vs. American

Posted May 30, 2017 by Elise in Writing / 15 Comments

AKA Why do I write like a Brit? Well, the simple answer is because I’m British.  The question of whether to use British vs. American English is one that comes up often on writers’ forums again and again, and it’s also something I’ve received messages about from readers. The issue also pops up in reviews from […]

Review: Personal Delivery by Ainsley Booth

Review: Personal Delivery by Ainsley Booth

Posted May 30, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 1 Comment

The blurb: She has a crush on the delivery guy. He has a billion-dollar secret. I recognize the sound of his truck turning off in front of my building. Not only do I recognize it, but my pulse picks up and I get all hot and bothered. Then I hear the low growl cutting out, […]

Countdown to Ultraviolet…

Countdown to Ultraviolet…

Posted May 14, 2017 by Elise in Blackwood / 11 Comments

So, with two weeks to go until Ultraviolet, what are the guys at Blackwood getting up to? Here are a few hints… James vs. Black Black vs. Nick Nick vs. Emmy Diamond vs. Black Emmy vs. Bradley Dan vs. Emmy   And if you’d like to order the book, here are the links:         […]

Review: All About the D by Leslie McAdam and Lex Martin

Review: All About the D by Leslie McAdam and Lex Martin

Posted May 14, 2017 by Elise in Reviews / 0 Comments

The blurb: I’m known for being formal. Meticulous. Professional. So you’d never suspect I spend my nights photographing my impressive junk for a NSFW blog. Don’t roll your eyes. I’m not bragging. I have millions of followers who’ll tell you they live for my posts. I’m like a superhero, saving humanity one dick pic at […]