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Kerry Fisher | Author Reader Match
Author Guest / November 14, 2018

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Kerry Fisher!  Writes: Contemporary women’s fiction for women who’ve lived long enough not to expect the fairytale. The paperback of the ebook bestseller, THE SILENT WIFE hits the shelves on 13 November 2018. About: British author, mother of teens and owner of an unruly Labrador/Schnauzer cross, seeks American readers for a gripping novel about two very different women united by the struggle of being second wives in a family dominated by an Italian matriarch. One woman hides a secret, the other discovers one – but will either of them find the courage to reveal the truth in a family held together by lies?     What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Likes gritty stories about family relationships. Loves irreverent, outspoken characters who say it as they see it. Enjoys reading about moral dilemmas and wondering, ‘What would I do?’ Loves being transported to a medieval castle in Italy for an authentic family holiday (that is, plenty of arguments and an…

Miranda Owen | Historical Mysteries
Author Guest / November 14, 2018

A special treat: we have another lovely article from fresh fiction reviewer Miranda Owen, all about historical mysteries. Enjoy, and be sure to check back soon for more from Miranda and other reviewers soon! Nowadays I generally read contemporary cozy mysteries, but I have a fondness for Golden Age mysteries. Some of the first mysteries I ever read were set in England during the 1920s and 30s written by Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers. Although it may not be what I usually read, I’ve recently enjoyed a crop of fascinating and incredibly varied collection of historical mysteries. THE MURDER AT MANDEVILLE HALL by Stephanie Laurens, AN ACT OF VILLAINY by Ashley Weaver, BRIGHT YOUNG DEAD by Jessica Fellowes, BLOOD IS BLOOD by Will Thomas, and NAUGHTY ON ICE by Maia Chance are all entertaining stories but with sleuths, settings, and tone that differ wildly from each other. I love a hint of romance in a mystery, so I adore Stephanie Laurens’ mysteries and the Amory Ames mystery series by Ashley Weaver featuring Amory and Milo Ames. These authors’ books are totally different but each does an exquisite job balancing mystery with a hint of romance. THE MURDER AT MANDEVILLE HALL…