Tag Archives: George Hamilton

A forceful review for Road to Rebellion

Confessions of a Reader – Book Review: Road to Rebellion by George Hamilton

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How a radio program helped me to strengthen the character of Tomas in Carnival of Hope

I try not to lock myself away, cutting myself  off from outside influences as I write what I hope will be my next blockbuster. That can lead to some interesting discoveries. While writing a novel, I think it’s a good … Continue reading

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Countdown Deal Sale: Secrets From The Dust

Secrets From The Dust eBook will be on a Countdown Deal sale on Amazon.com from 22-27 January 2014. Superbly written, beautiful, thought provoking, a fabulous read, the reviewers said. 56 reviews averaging 4.4* on Amazon.com http://smarturl.it/2xyd33

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The Disease – Goodreads giveaway winners

Congratulations to the 10 winners of the Goodreads paperback giveaway of The Disease. Your books have been ordered from The Book Depository and will hopefully be with you before Christmas. The winners are: Carlene Grey (NZ); Norma Babcock (US); Allan … Continue reading

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Carnival of Hope – Goodreads giveaway winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Goodreads giveaway of Carnival of Hope. Your paperback copies have been ordered from The Book Depository and should be with you in 2-4 weeks: Jaime Ravenwood (NZ); Deepak Sharma (IN); Kirstie Horton (AU); Sarah … Continue reading

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Do US readers prefer a different cover to UK readers?

I ask myself this because when I recently put up my original cover for Carnival of Hope on KBoards.com, mainly visited by US readers and writers, to get opinions for the paperback cover (in order to do a Goodreads giveaway … Continue reading

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Author’s research: Secrets From The Dust – The Australian Outback

In my research for Secrets From The Dust, the landscape and environment of the Australian outback always seemed to have such a significant impact on the lives of the peoples living there, that I had to treat it as if … Continue reading

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Is free just another way of spending the advertising budget?

I was drawn to write this post after reading Chicki Brown’s Thursday Thoughts, where she responded to another blog as to “Why are More and More Authors Faking Their Way to the Top of Bestsellers Lists?” Since I started on … Continue reading

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Check out Debdatta Dasgupta Sahay’s review of Secrets From The Dust

When a friend referred this novel to me, I promptly added it to my TBR list and the author was kind enough to send me a free copy for review purpose. Since this particular friend of mine doesn’t recommend books … Continue reading

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How long are you prepared to wait for your favourite authors’ next book?

Do you want your favourite author to take as long as necessary to write their next blockbuster? Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Toni Morrison famously can take anywhere from 5 to 10 years to deliver a novel, and it tells in … Continue reading

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