A Free Cornish Romance

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction, Short Story Markets 8 Comments

* Free Romantic Novel! I’m delighted to tell you that my first published Pocket Novel ‘ Danger at Mellin Cove’ continues to be a pleasing seller on Amazon’s kindle site. It also gives me a buzz when I look for the large print edition in my local library and find it’s out on loan. So if you fancy curling up this weekend with big handsome Cornish fisherman, Jem Pentreath, and sharing his romantic adventures in 18th century Cornwall with feisty …

What’s in a Review?

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction, Pocket Novels, Reviews 8 Comments

This week I became an Amazon best seller!! (Hooray!!  – jump up and down and toss bonnet in the air!) My Loveday Ross Cornish Mystery Series collection reached 39 in the top 100 Fiction / Drama category, earlier this week, with an overall best selling ranking of 15,168. I can’t believe it. However…despite the welcome sales, the only review I currently have for this collection is from an American reader on the Amazon.com site. He gave it a 4 Star …

Wicked Autumn Review

Rena George Cosy Crime, Crime Fiction, Reviews 4 Comments

I was recently delighted to have been invited by the prestigious, independent publishers, Constable & Robinson, to join their list of review bloggers. This is my first review for them.   Wicked Autumn by G.M. Malliett.   Take the quintessentially English village of Nether Monkslip, add a charismatic young vicar, fresh from the shady world of MI5, and mix well with the horrid, domineering woman who rules the community and leads the Women’s Institute. And hey presto! – A cosy …

Writing Short Stories

Rena George Christmas Stories, Crime Fiction, Stories 6 Comments

I did something this weekend that I haven’t done in years. I wrote a short story. All you fabulous writers out there who do this all the time will be muttering ‘So what?’ But I’d forgotten how difficult it is. I don’t mean getting one published, which can be something akin to a miracle in these difficult times when so many of the popular women’s mags have dropped their fiction pages. No, I’m talking about coming up with a great …

A Cornish Revenge

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction 4 Comments

Revenge – a dark, powerful emotion!  No wonder it is such a popular theme in so many crime and romantic suspense novels. I Googled it, and here are three quotes I came up with … * “Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” —Francis Bacon. * “Revenge is like a boomerang. Although for a time it flies in the direction in which it is hurled, …