Dangerous Cargo Review

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My Latest Read – Dangerous Cargo by Pauline Rowson Genre; Crime Thriller The body of a man washes up on the Isle of Wight and starts alarm bells ringing in the hierarchy of marine intelligence. As far as they knew, this man had died 50 years ago. So what was going on? Anxious to discover the truth, the National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS) get former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik, to investigate. Marvik’s investigations catapult him into a trail of …

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It’s Cornwall, It’s Mystery, It’s Murder!

Rena George Books, Cornish Crime Series, Cornwall 2 Comments

The follow excerpt is from my very first book in the Loveday Ross Cornish Mysteries Series. I thought you might enjoy coming with me to have a look around Loveday’s stamping ground in Marazion, Penzance and Truro. Cornish Folk magazine office is right there in Lemon Street, plus the pub where Loveday, Merrick, and DI Sam Kitto all hang out. And above is a picture of Penzance, where Loveday does her shopping. Enjoy the read…. A CORNISH REVENGE By Rena …

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Plotting the Novel from the End!

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I’m almost 30,000 words into Book Six in my Loveday Ross Cornish mysteries series. It’s been progressing slowly and steadily, which is great considering the different approach I’m trying with this novel. My cast of characters came first, as always, and I’ve fleshed the new ones out with a CV and backstory. I even write a little potted history and description of places my characters visit. This is also the first time I’ve plotted my ending first. I took advice …

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Why do we love reading fiction?

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  It’s a no brainer. The stories in books can transport us into another life – a life that is more glamorous, thrilling, romantic and dangerous – more frightening, even than the real lives we all live. …And don’t we love it! In books we can visit exciting places; follow our characters into danger without the slightest fear of putting ourselves at risk. We can be romanced or shocked, terrified or intrigued, outraged or amused. We can be anything we …

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