Summer of The Eagles rosemary gemmell

Meeting Rosemary Gemmell, author of Summer of the Eagles

This week my guest is Rosemary Gemmell, author of Summer of the Eagles. Hailing from a small Scottish village, her location on the west coast of Scotland often influences her writing and that is definitely the case with her latest novel. Summer of the Eagles, tells the story of 13 year old Stephanie (Stevie) who is orphaned and injured in a terrible accident. Sent to live with an aunt on a Scottish island she becomes fascinated by a bird sanctuary and finds herself in the middle of a adventure foiling poachers. Continue reading

An interview with Kevin Robinson, author of the British Police and Crime Directory

Hello everyone. And this week we are joined by Kevin Robinson, the author of the British Police and Crime Directory – a must have resource for authors in the UK looking to get first hand knowledge to support their crime writing.

Kevin has 30 years experience in policing both in and out of uniform across rural, urban and city beats in England.  He also teaches policing to the police force and provides specialist technical support and advice to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Eurocustoms as part of their anti-drugs and organised crime programmes and projects. Continue reading

light side of the moon elizabeth guzzetti

Meet Elizabeth Guizzetti, author of The Light Side of the Moon

Elizabeth is not a cyborg, she is human – so begins her biography and it introduces us to someone who lives and breathes science fiction and fantasy.  She is the author and illustrator of independent comics and graphic novel series Faminelands and Lure and a comic book series Out for Souls & Cookies! Her first book and the first in this series is called Other Systems published in 2012. The second book in the series is The Light Side of the Moon. She believes the best advice for all aspiring authors and artists is “Believe you have a story worth telling and get to work!” Continue reading


An interview with Graeme Smith, author of The Awakening of Abraham Brown

This week I’d like to welcome Graeme Smith to the hotseat. Graeme was born in Exeter and his first book, The Awakening of Abraham Brown, is dedicated to the memory of his father, Freddie who saw action WWII, his mother Trena who was in Military Intelligence and two uncles who were also killed in action. His book is not a regular war story though and according to reviews is well worth reading so don’t be fooled by the cover. Continue reading

Jane Yeadon telling tales

Meeting Jane Yeadon, author of Telling Tales: growing up on a highland farm

Jane describes herself as a late developer when it comes to trying out the writing gene that flowed through her family. After a long career as a nurse and midwife, retirement saw her put together a book about her mother’s life with her sister. Since then she has written four books, It Won’t Hurt A Bit is a recall of nurse training in Aberdeen in the Sixties. It Shouldn’t Happen To A Midwife is set in Belfast and Call Me Sister finds her in Edinburgh and Ross-shire. And finally, Telling tales. She is currently working on her next book. Continue reading