Book Review – Close Your Eyes by Darren O’Sullivan

  Title: Close Your Eyes Author: Darren O’Sullivan Publisher: HQ Digital Publication Date: 5th May 2018 Genre: Psychological Thriller Format: Kindle Rating ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Blurb Close your eyes…and count to ten. He doesn’t know his name. He doesn’t know his secret. When Daniel woke up from a coma he had no recollection of the life he lived before. Now, fourteen years later, he’s being forced to remember. A phone call in the middle of the night demands he return what he stole – but Daniel has no idea what it could be, or who… Read More

Friday Fictioneers – Final Resting Place

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson   Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple hosts the flash fiction challenge called Friday Fictioneers! Take the challenge to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words using the weekly picture prompt.   A single rose, lies amongst rotting debris, under the icicle encrusted tree. Detective Ingram crouches by the yellow marker. poking the leaves with the end of his pen, held by a gloved hand. He leans away and wrinkles his nose. Moving them aside, a ringed finger protrudes from the soil, where the cadaver spaniel alerted them to the… Read More

Book Review – A Rock ’N’ Roll Lovestyle by Kiltie Jackson

Title: A Rock ’N’ Roll Lovestyle Author: Kiltie Jackson Publisher: WickedKilt Publishing Publication Date: 23rd September 2017 Genre: Contempory Romance / Chick Lit Format: Kindle Rating ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️     Blurb So who exactly is Sukie McClaren? A Christmas-loving Cat lover? A Sound of Music Fanatic? A Fiercely Independent Woman? She is all of the above. And when she is sent to Salzburg for a business trip a few weeks before Christmas, she thinks all her dreams have come true. As she packs her suitcase, the only things on her mind are Christmas markets,… Read More

Book Review – The One by John Marrs

Title: The One Author: John Marrs Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: 4th May 2017 Genre: Thriller, Romance, Science Fiction, Suspense Format: Paperback Rating ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Blurb How far would you go to find The One? One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner – the one you’re genetically made for. A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test, desperate to find true love. Now, five more people meet their Match. But even soul… Read More

Friday Fictioneers – The Lake

  PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple hosts the flash fiction challenge called Friday Fictioneers! Take the challenge to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words using the weekly picture prompt.   At sunset, the red sky reflects, as ripples form across the water. The movement, as people jump in, disturbs its stillness. The reflection from the boat, casts shadows and creates a gloom over the pretty lake. I’ve been coming here since a little girl with Jen. I reminisce about the fun afternoons as we walked Penny… Read More

Friday Fictioneers – A Moonlight Kiss

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple hosts the flash fiction challenge called Friday Fictioneers! Take the challenge to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words using the weekly picture prompt.   Standing on deck the moonlight casts shimmering lights across the water, as the yacht sways in time to waves. We’ve finally met. Feeling his arms encircling me, I feel his body warmth emanating from his chest, wrapping around me, cocooned in a new safe place. I feel his lips on my neck as he leaves kisses on my… Read More

Flash Fiction – Shadows

PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter   Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple hosts the flash fiction challenge called Friday Fictioneers! Take the challenge to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words using the weekly picture prompt.   “Dad! Where are you?” I call through the house. Simultaneously feeling chilled, by a draught even though the window is shut. I’m motionless, caught in stride. Not believing the image I see. A shadow of an old man. My chest tight, my breath visible in the summer heat. Tightness wrapping around my body and squeezing the air out my… Read More

Book Review – The Surrogate by Louise Jensen

  Title: The Surrogate Author: Louise Jensen Publisher: Bookouture Release Date: 27th September 2017 Genre: Psychological Thriller Format: ARC via NetGallery Rating ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘You know that feeling? When you want something so badly, you almost feel you’d kill for it?’ Be careful what you wish for…   I’ve read both of Louise Jensen’s previous novels, The Sister and The Gift. I love Louise’s writing style and her newest novel the Surrogate didn’t disappoint. Written in first person narrative with third person flashbacks to other characters perspectives. Opening with a crime scene and two dead bodies… Read More

Flash Fiction – Stranded

  Waves crash against the rocks as the ocean smashes against the new safe world he now calls home. The sea is vicious as he waits for his saviour to rescue him. The demons talking in his head. His chest tightens as the atmosphere smothers his breath and takes the air out his lungs. He remembers the death that brought him here to this island. A murder and blood. 7 Days Ago… The top deck was quiet that night. No one was there. In the dark, he walked under the stars thinking… Read More

Daily Prompt – Dear Diary…

Dear Diary … Monday So, I’m writing this right now as I can’t wait until I go to bed!  I just got home from school! It was amazing! He was so lovely and said he would walk me home! EEk! I can’t believe he likes me! I’m in the year below him too. He is my new love! I think I really like him! Tuesday I got to school this morning and Josh came straight over. He didn’t even bring his friends over to me to say hi but I don’t care!… Read More