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Author Happy Holidays Hop - 17 December 2016 - Sign-Ups

To celebrate the festive season, I am hosting an author blog hop, and anyone interested may sign up below. First, here are the all import...

Monday, 5 December 2016

Book Review: Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

Title: Wives and Daughters
Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
Publisher: Wordsworth Classics
Publication Date: 1999 (1865)
Pages: 596
Format: Paperback
Genre: Classics
Source: Gift

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New Seasonal Free Read: Not A Night For Mischief by Nicki J. Markus

Sending some seasonal cheer, I have released a new free read for you all to enjoy.

Not A Night For Mischief by Nicki J. Markus
 
A seasonal tale of a young man who falls foul of Krampus.
(Season/Krampusnacht/Short Story / Hear Rating 1)
 

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Rainbow Snippets: 3 December 2016 - From 'Santa for Hire'

Saturday's here again! Time for more Rainbow Snippets.

Today my snippet comes from my latest release. My MM season short story, Santa for Hire, forms part of Dreamspinner Press' 2016 Advent Calendar, Bah Humbug!, and is also available as a single title.


This is a tale of two people who must both gets past their hang-ups if they wish to find love and happiness.

Saturday Century Shorts # 11 (Flash Fiction)

Last Minute Shopping
by Nicki J. Markus

Why did everyone leave their Christmas shopping until the last minute? Why had she? She was harassed before she entered the store, and the crowds only made that worse. This lack of organisation was so unlike her, but the breakup had hit hard.
She saw what she needed—the last on the shelf—and grabbed it. But another hand was reaching too. They held it between them, neither letting go. She looked up, ready to fight, but then hesitated.

“Kate?”
“My God. Julie Masters? I can’t believe it’s you!”
They discarded the item and went to catch up over coffee.