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Virtual Book Club: Mike Donoghue introduces his late father’s memoir, The Way it Was

Today’s Virtual Book Club is a little different. It’s different because it is not the author but the author’s son who’ll be answering my questions. I’m delighted that Mike Donoghue approached me to talk about his late father’s memoir, The Way it Was.  Mike’s father was Malachy Donoghue, Malachy was the fourth of nine children…
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Virtual Book Club: Clare Flynn introduces The Frozen River

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Clare Flynn back to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Clare Flynn is the author of eight historical novels and a collection of short stories. A former Marketing Director and management consultant Clare was responsible for marketing…
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Virtual Book Club: Angelena Boden introduces Edna’s Death Cafe

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Angelena Boden to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Angelena describes herself as having a touch of the north wind in her nature. Her free spirit has taken her all round the world, living and working, absorbing…
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Virtual Book Club: Sandra Danby introduces Connectedness

A few weeks ago, author Sandra Danby contributed a guest post to my Art in Fiction series. I liked what she had to say, and so I invited her back to talk about her novel Connectedness.  Sandra is a proud Yorkshire woman, tennis nut and tea drinker. She believes a walk on the beach will…
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Virtual Book Club: Rohan Quine introduces The Beasts of Electra Drive

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Rohan Quine to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Rohan is an author of literary fiction with a touch of magical realism and a dusting of horror. He grew up in South London, spent a couple of…
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Virtual Bookclub: Ali Bacon introduces In The Blink of an Eye

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Ali Bacon to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. After graduating from St Andrews University, Ali worked in Oxford’s Bodleian Library where she found a cache of famous Victorian photographs, sparking a life-long interest in early photographers….
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Virtual Book Club: Darlene Jones introduces When the Sun Was Mine

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Darlene Jones to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Darlene Jones is a retired educator and writer. A graduate of the University of Alberta she was a teacher, principal, second language consultant, and staffing officer with Edmonton…
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Virtual Book Club: Virginia Moffatt introduces Echo Hall

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Virginia Moffatt to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Virginia was born in London, one of eight children, several of whom are writers. Her eldest brother writes about theology and politics, one sister is a poet, a…
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Virtual Book Club: Christine Webber introduces It’s Who We Are

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Christine Webber to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Christine originally trained as an opera singer but had to re-think her career plans when her voice professor told her: ‘Your voice is OK, but your legs are…
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Virtual Book Club: Elizabeth Gates introduces The Wolf of Dalriada

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Elizabeth Gates to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Between reading English Language & Literature at Bedford College, University of London, and acquiring an MA in Linguistics at the University of Essex, Elizabeth explored Europe as a teacher…
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