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That twisted knife of self-doubt…

What is it about doubt? As a writer, actually I am going to assume anyone, but especially in the artistic field, we have this doubt that is always creeping in. I write my books with the full understanding that not everyone that reads them will love them. There will always be someone that just didn't… Continue reading That twisted knife of self-doubt…

Realising, I am not a moron!

You ever try and do something and everyone around you is doing it, and you just cant get it? That was me... this past year, all i kept reading about was AMS ads... So, I looked at it and then closed the page. My brain just wasn't built for that! I kept coming back to… Continue reading Realising, I am not a moron!

Happy New Year

Thought I'd give it a couple of days before finding my way over here, let you all deal with the hangovers first!! It was a quiet one for me (I say that as though any other year is different!!, Its not haha) I managed to stay up past midnight this time though, so that was… Continue reading Happy New Year

Review of ‘The Doll Maker’ by Claire Highton-Stevenson

Fantastic review of The Doll Maker.

Kitty Kat's Book Review Blog

‘The Doll Maker’ is a seriously impressive thriller. It is gripping, well-written and an excellent example of the genre. It deserves to get recognition and should definitely appeal to a wider audience. I can see it transferring perfectly to TV – and if Ms Highton-Stevenson continues the story into a series, it should get snapped up. 

DI Sophie Whitton is on the trail of a serial killer – one who leaves macabre-looking dolls by the bodies of the victims. Her home life is a mess as she finds her relationship with her lover Yvonne becoming more and more strained. The story is disturbing and deals with unpalatable subjects. The realism is stark and the writing captures every nuance. The author has quite a turn of phrase and her descriptions of characters are so well done that I had no problem visualising exactly what she was getting at. As the story…

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