Today’s #AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight is Angela Britnell | A Little Christmas Panto | @ChocLitUK @AngelaBritnell

We all love a panto at Christmas don’t we? Oh yes we do! Angela Britnell’s Christmas book this year features a pantomime in a small Cornish town and it sounds great fun. Here she is to tell us more about it and what she’ll be up to this Christmas. Hello Angela. First of all, would … More Today’s #AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight is Angela Britnell | A Little Christmas Panto | @ChocLitUK @AngelaBritnell

#TenThings about #author RT Green and news of half price offer on his new book #Elsie | @RichardTGreen4

I’m very pleased to welcome prolific author Richard Green to the blog today. He is here to tell us about his latest book, Elsie, and to share news of a very special offer. It is publication week for the book and to celebrate you can buy the e-book at half price until next Wednesday (23rd … More #TenThings about #author RT Green and news of half price offer on his new book #Elsie | @RichardTGreen4

A Christmas Celebration by Heidi Swain | #bookreview #festiveread | @heidi_swain @TeamBATC @SimonSchusterUK

Heidi Swain is a must-read author for me especially at Christmas time. This year’s book takes us back to beautiful Wynthorpe Hall in Wynbridge, which has featured in at least two previous books. About the book When Paige turns up unannounced at Wynthorpe Hall, she discovers the place she knew when she was growing up … More A Christmas Celebration by Heidi Swain | #bookreview #festiveread | @heidi_swain @TeamBATC @SimonSchusterUK

#CoverReveal | The Forgotten Garden by Sharon Gosling | @SimonSchusterUK @TeamBATC @SharonGosling

I’m really happy to be helping share the lovely cover for Sharon Gosling’s forthcoming novel, The Forgotten Garden. I absolutely adored her book The Lighthouse Bookshop – it’s one of my favourite reads this year! At the TeamBATC showcase last week we heard a bit about the book and heard a sneak preview too. Personally, … More #CoverReveal | The Forgotten Garden by Sharon Gosling | @SimonSchusterUK @TeamBATC @SharonGosling

#AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight with Martin Davies | Mrs Hudson and the Christmas Canary | @canelocrime @canelo_co @lovebookstours

We have a bonus Author in the Festive Spotlight this week. Martin Davis, author of cosy crime novel Mrs Hudson and the Christmas Canary, is answering my festive questions today. Welcome Martin. First of all, would you tell my blog readers a little about yourself?  Christmas, it’s often said, is a time for family, so … More #AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight with Martin Davies | Mrs Hudson and the Christmas Canary | @canelocrime @canelo_co @lovebookstours

My #AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight today is Donna Ashcroft | Snowflakes and Secrets in the Scottish Highlands | @bookouture @donnashc

I’m very pleased to welcome another Bookouture author to my Festive Spotlight today. Donna Ashcroft’s festive novel is Snowflakes and Secrets in the Scottish Highlands First of all, would you tell my blog readers a little about yourself? Firstly, thank you so much Joanne for having me on your blog, I really appreciate it! I’m … More My #AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight today is Donna Ashcroft | Snowflakes and Secrets in the Scottish Highlands | @bookouture @donnashc

The Wrong Ghost by Victoria Connelly | #bookreview #blogtour | @rararesources @VictoriaDarcy

I don’t appear to have read anything by Victoria Connelly before so The Wrong Ghost was a rather lovely introduction to her writing. She has written a whole series of books about book lovers and another series about Mr Darcy. How have I missed those? Must check them out. I see I already have the … More The Wrong Ghost by Victoria Connelly | #bookreview #blogtour | @rararesources @VictoriaDarcy

Kirsty Ferry is my #AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight today | Flora’s Christmas of New Beginnings | @RubyFiction @ChocLitUK @kirsty_ferry

One of my favourite authors is stepping into the Festive Spotlight today to talk about her latest festive release and her Christmas favourites. I loved both Kirsty Ferry’s earlier books set in Padcock and was excited to read Flora’s Christmas of New Beginnings this year. I loved that one too! You’ll find my review here: … More Kirsty Ferry is my #AuthorInTheFestiveSpotlight today | Flora’s Christmas of New Beginnings | @RubyFiction @ChocLitUK @kirsty_ferry

The Cliff House by Chris Brookmyre | #audiobook #bookreview | @cbrookmyre @LittleBrownUK @libbyapp

I heard Chris Brookmyre talking about this book at Portobello Book Festival in October when he appeared at an event with Jenny Colgan (who is name-checked in this book!). Although I don’t read many thrillers I was very tempted to read this one and have just raced through the audiobook version. About the book One … More The Cliff House by Chris Brookmyre | #audiobook #bookreview | @cbrookmyre @LittleBrownUK @libbyapp

Flora’s Christmas of New Beginnings by Kirsty Ferry | #bookreview #festiveread #romfiction | @kirsty_ferry @rubyfiction @ChocLitUK

I do love Kirsty Ferry’s books as you’ll know if you are a regular visitor to the blog. I really enjoyed both her previous books set in Padcock village Christmas of New Beginnings and Edie’s summer of New Beginnings. Click on those titles if you’d like to read my reviews. So I was really pleased … More Flora’s Christmas of New Beginnings by Kirsty Ferry | #bookreview #festiveread #romfiction | @kirsty_ferry @rubyfiction @ChocLitUK