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Harbour Views by Philip Chatting

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Star Rating: *** Pages: 383 First published in 2014 by The Book Guild Ltd We never really understand how the lives of others, often those we don’t even know, are so intricately weaved with our own. We pass people every day without knowing their names, making assumptions about who they…

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Nevin Martell

Nevin Martell

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When growing up every child believes that their parents are eccentric and somewhat embarrassing, but imagine being able to compare your family exploits to that of Chevy Chase and the Griswolds when watching National Lampoon’s Vacation because that is exactly what happened to this week’s ‘Author of the Week’. Tell…

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Cuckoo by Julia Crouch

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Star Rating: *** Pages: 435 First published by Headline Publishing Group in 2011 Rose finally has everything she dreamt of. Two beautiful children, a loving husband and a large idyllic home in the middle of the English countryside which they themselves brought back to life using their own creative talents….

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Jason Hussong

Jason Hussong

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Jason is a traveller who particularly enjoys wildlife, the great outdoors and road trips.  Working as a journalist for over 15 years has meant that he could combine this love of travel with his passion for writing.  Having caught the writing bug he has also penned his first travel memoir, The Drive North:…

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Philip Chatting

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Our Author of the Week is Hong Kong resident, Philip Chatting, who published his debut novel Harbour Views in May this year.  Tell us a bit about yourself Ever since leaving home 45 years ago I’ve been fascinated by the distinctions of people and cultures. I’ve lived and worked in…

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Stephen R A’Barrow

Stephen R A’Barrow

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As many across the world are gearing up to spend the next few weeks glued to their TV sets, yelling and screaming as if they know best, we felt that we too should get into the World Cup spirit with this weeks Author of the Week.  Stephen R A’Barrow’s book Brazil: The…

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Anthony Stancomb

Anthony Stancomb

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For our Author of the Week series this week we are privileged to introduce you to Anthony Stancomb.  His novel Under A Croatian Sun, a personal account of leaving the grey skies of the UK behind for a sunnier, more relaxed life on a Croatian Island, is being published on the 5th June…

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Michael Huxley

Michael Huxley

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This week for our Author of the Week series we have been privileged to interview fellow travel blogger and author, Michael Huxley.  As an accomplished writer of both travel guides and a novel Michael’s hard work and determination has led to the development of a strong personal brand. Tell us a…

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Shelby K. Morrison

Shelby K. Morrison

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Our Author of the Week series kicks off this week, and for our first interview Shelby K. Morrison offered to be our guinea pig, putting herself under the spotlight.  So a massive thank you to Shelby for agreeing to start our series off.  Her debut novel Shattered, a psychological thriller, was published…

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