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Choosing A Self Publishing Service 2014: The Allia&hellip by Ben Galley
If you're thinking of self-publishing and don't have a clue where to start or if you've already self-published and weren't happy with the service you paid for, this book will help you make future decisions. It's clear & readable, comprehensive without being overwhelming (and the choices facing the indie author can all too easily seem overwhelming).
Bear Witness by Mandy Haggith
Bear Witness by Mandy Haggith
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
(I was sent a review copy of this book by the publisher.)

In BEAR WITESS, her rich and complex second novel, Mandy Haggith has written an ecological page-turner set in Norway and Scotland in the not too distant future. Callis MacArthur, a troubled scientist who counts pollen grains, is driven by her passionate desire to change the big picture by returning bears to the wilds of Scotland. Haggith's moving novel explores different kinds of loss as Callis' vision is challenged by disaster in her personal and professional life.

Haggith's evocation of landscape and wildlife is lyrical and vivid, written with a poet's eye for detail. Her characters convince and entertain… Read more
The Family Trap by Joanne Phillips
The Family Trap by Joanne Phillips
When I 5-star reviewed Phillips' first novel (CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT) I said I would be looking out for her next book. That turned out to be a sequel to CLW and I approached it with slight trepidation. Sequels are not really my thing. Few writers can create characters of sufficient depth that they can be developed in sequels & series. Sequel so often signifies "re-hash". Not with Joanne Phillips who, I'm delighted to say, confounded my negative expectations.

THE FAMILY TRAP is another enjoyable page-turner, packed with witty one-liners and comic situations. (Comic only for the reader. For Stella and her unfortunate family, life just lurches from one desperate crisis to another.) What… Read more