Book Highlight: Past Encounters by Davina Blake

Past Encounters by Davina Blake –B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Synopsis From the moment Rhoda Middleton opens one of her husband’s letters and finds it is from another woman, she is convinced he is having an affair. But when Rhoda tracks her down, she discovers the mysterious woman is not his lover after all, but the wife … Continue reading “Book Highlight: Past Encounters by Davina Blake”

Interview with B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Davina Blake

I’d like to welcome B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Davina Blake to Layered Pages to talk with me about her book, Past Encounters. Davina used to be a set and costume designer for theatre and TV, during which time she developed a passion for history and research. She has also had four novels published under the name … Continue reading “Interview with B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Davina Blake”

Review: Past Encounters by Davina Blake

Publication Date: November 22, 2014 CreateSpace Paperback; 442p Genre: Historical Fiction/Literary Fiction England 1955. The day Rhoda Middleton opens a letter from another woman, she becomes convinced her husband, Peter, is having an affair. But when Rhoda tracks the mysterious woman down, she discovers she is not Peter’s lover after all, but the wife of … Continue reading “Review: Past Encounters by Davina Blake”

Interview with Author Jennifer Blake

J.A. Blake (Jennifer) has been working in school public relations and marketing for more than 15 years. Her areas of strength are in feature and press release writing, publication design, speech writing and presentation, special event planning, and meeting facilitation. She has won numerous commendations from professional organizations, including awards from the Association of Marketing … Continue reading “Interview with Author Jennifer Blake”

Review: The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine

Following the death of her last living relative, Hetty Deveraux leaves London and her strained relationship behind for Muirlan, her ancestral home in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. She intends to renovate the ruinous house into a hotel, but the shocking discovery of human remains brings her ambitious restoration plans to an abrupt halt before they even … Continue reading “Review: The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine”

Cover Crush: City of Glory by Beverly Swerling

This week I came across this author and book cover on social media and ever since, I have been drawn to it. The premise & hisory itself is something I am highly interested in and one I hope to read soon. The story takes place in Old New York and the cover shows a city … Continue reading “Cover Crush: City of Glory by Beverly Swerling”

Characters in Motion with Alison Morton

Meet Aurelia Mitela – woman and warrior Aurelia Mitela, archetype Roma Novan, came to life when I was writing the first Roma Nova book, INCEPTIO. Then, she was the clever, experienced grandmother of Carina, the book’s heroine. Let Carina tell you in her own words of her first impression of Aurelia: “She’d been so concerned … Continue reading “Characters in Motion with Alison Morton”

Interview with B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Katy Haye

I’d like to welcome B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Katy Haye to talk with me about her book, The Last Gatekeeper. Kate spends as much time as possible in either her own or someone else’s imaginary worlds. She has a fearsome green tea habit, a partiality for dark chocolate brazils and a fascination with the science of … Continue reading “Interview with B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Katy Haye”

Guest post with Author Peni Jo Renner

They slogged up Gallows Hill, forming a somber and silent queue as they took their places beneath the shade of the great oak tree. Dounton and his men lashed the two ladders together while the spectators assembled at the base of the hill. The hem of Rebecca’s mud-coated shift clung to her legs. Even without … Continue reading “Guest post with Author Peni Jo Renner”