Cover Crush: The Imposter Bride

One of the first thing that draws me as a reader to a book is the cover. As an author, I'm always curious about the design involved in a cover:  the colors, the fonts, the imagery, etc. The covers I share here are not a promotion for the book itself, simply an admiration of the…

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Eleven Questions…

With Kathryn Gauci   Tell me your story. I never set out to be an author. My background is in textile design. I was born in the U.K.and studied textile design at Loughborough College of Art and later at Kidderminster College of Art and Design where I specialised in carpet design and technology. After graduating,…

For the Love of Old Bones

For the Love of Old Bones is a collection of five short stories by Michael Jecks. I’ve read the author’s Knights Templar series and have long thought Jecks to be a master of the historical crime novel. These vignettes are a wonderful display of his talent, and the perfect way to sample his writing style.…

Eleven Questions…

With Steven McKay Tell me your story. I’ve always been a keen reader, from the Hardy Boys as a kid to the Sword of Shannara as a teenager and nowadays mostly historical fiction. In fact, I love books so much I decided to try and write one myself. Almost 90,000 sales of my Forest Lord…

The Forest Lord

The Forest Lord series by Steven A. McKay is comprised of five short stories and four, soon to be five, novels. McKay extracts Robin Hood and his band of outlaws from the ballads and folklore and creates an authentic, rounded cast of characters whose adventures take place in the medieval England of Edward II. Filled…