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Book review: Shetland by Jack Spain

  Book review – Shetland by Jack Spain My rating: An enjoyable 3.5 stars out of 5 “Once upon a time in plague-infested Britain…” The first sentence says it all. It’s a story seen through the eyes of Karen, a…

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Author interview with Ellen Appelgren

Which movie stars would play your lead characters? What music inspires you to write? These were just some of the great questions asked by the amazing Ellen Appelgren at It’s Write Now, who does so much to promote indie authors…

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Listen to the Hurst audio book sample

I’m working with the immensely talented Bethan Dixon Bate on an audiobook of book one of The Hurst Chronicles. Early days, but wanted to share the sample. Let me know what you think.

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Hurst Castle restoration project

Great to see Hurst Castle featured on BBC South Today showcasing the important restoration work they are undertaking. Ironically, the bulk of the £1m being spent by English Heritage will repair the 20th century additions to the castle complex, many of…

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Privacy Policy Page

Hurstchronicles.com Privacy Policy This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that…

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The rise of the indie author: digital disruption gathers pace

‘Everyone has a book in them and that, in most cases, is where it should stay’ or so said Christopher Hitchens. There’s a revolution underway in book publishing. Over the last few years, Authorearnings.com data shows digital book sales from…

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New Reader Group Launching

  Ahead of the launch of book two in the post-apocalyptic dystopian series, The Hurst Chronicles, I am pleased to announce that I’ve created a readers’ group where fans of the series can join advance reader teams and get exclusive content…

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New map added

Remember the sheer delight and fascination of opening ‘The Lord of the Rings‘ or ‘The Hobbit‘ for the first time and seeing the map of Middle Earth set out with the realms of Rohan, Gondor, The Shire and Mordor. Somehow…

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Author Interview: It’s Write Now

Thanks to Ellen Appelgren from It’s Write Now, a great website that highlights new books and Kindle offers. Ellen kindly featuring book one of The Hurst Chronicles on their review website along with an author interview. You can read the full interview on…

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Amazon Kindle Free Download Weekend runs 8th July-10th July

  I wanted to let you know that, until end of day Sunday July 10th, you can download a free Amazon Kindle version of book one in the series by following these links. Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1Rd4Roh Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1NDCKEn   Please can you…

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