#BlogTour Review: Quieter Than Killing By Sarah Hilary (@sarah_hilary; @headlinepg)

I’m absolutely delighted to be kicking off the blog tour for Sarah Hillary’s brand new DI Marnie Rome thriller, Quieter Than Killing. I have an extract from the opening scenes to share with you today and keep reading if you want to know my thoughts on the book. First though, here’s what the book is all about.

qtkThe Official Book Blurb

It’s winter, the nights are dark and freezing, and a series of seemingly random assaults is pulling DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake out onto streets of London. When Marnie’s family home is ransacked, there are signs that the burglary can have only been committed by someone who knows her. Then a child goes missing, yet no-one has reported it. Suddenly, events seem connected, and it’s personal.

Someone out there is playing games. It is time for both Marnie and Noah to face the truth about the creeping, chilling reaches of a troubled upbringing. Keeping quiet can be a means of survival, but the effects can be as terrible as killing. Continue reading “#BlogTour Review: Quieter Than Killing By Sarah Hilary (@sarah_hilary; @headlinepg)”

Blog Tour: Gustave Flaubert: The Ambiguity of Imagination by Giuseppe Cafiero (@Authoright)

Today I am delighted to share with you a brief extract from Gustave Flaubert: The Ambiguity of Imagination by Giuseppe Cafiero as part of the blog tour.

gustave-flaubert-coverThe Official Book Blurb

What would happen if a character, even if only roughly sketched in the mind of a writer, decided to take on a life independent of his creator in order to take revenge against all the other characters that this author had created in his other books?

This is what happens to the legendary writer Gustave Flaubert, when his character Harel-Bey comes to life with a grudge to bear. Even the imaginary characters of books that Monsieur Flaubert has never actually written, but had long pondered and discussed with his most intimate friends, begin to stir with their own motivations.

Quite unexpectedly, Harel-Bey begins a long and difficult journey through the writings of Monsieur Flaubert to try to understand the reasons that induced the writer to write so many books and stories, but never the one that would have had him as leading protagonist. As a vengeful killer, Harel-Bey is determined to murder all of the protagonists of the books and stories Flaubert has written. Continue reading “Blog Tour: Gustave Flaubert: The Ambiguity of Imagination by Giuseppe Cafiero (@Authoright)”