This is a dark, slow burn and lush crime novel, translated from the original Japanese. I kind of had to let it sit for a while after finishing, to gather my thoughts. I loved reading this, it was so easy to sink into, atmospheric and creepy, with a very interesting framework for telling a crime mystery. … More BOOK THOUGHTS: The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda
Recently, author Jools Aguemont very kindly asked me to be a guest on her excellent podcast series, where she interviews indie authors about their books, writing processes and publishing! Here is how you can listen! 🙂 … More I did a PODCAST INTERVIEW: Introducing Indie Authors!
To celebrate the publication day of my latest historical fiction novel, PROMISE THIEF, I have provided a one chapter sample from the novel (which includes the prologue too!). … More BOOK PUBLICATION DAY: Promise Thief
Today’s episode is a weird one, because it is a PUBLICATION DAY episode! The second book in Lee Evie’s Promise Series, which is set during the Joseon dynasty of old Korea, is out today. PROMISE THIEF is a dark and romantic mystery adventure about a gisaeng trying to make a better future for herself. But because it would be weird to release an episode of a kdrama podcast and not talk about kdrama, Lee Evie is also discussing her feelings around the totally swoony, charming and funny gem of a mini Korean drama, SPLASH SPLASH LOVE. This Korean drama was released in 2015 and stars the always wonderful Kim Seul-gi, the very handsome Yoon Doo-joon, and also side roles by Jin Ki-joo and Ahn Hyo-seop. This is a time slip drama worth your time! … More Kdrama Podcast 67: PROMISE THIEF publication day and SPLASH SPLASH LOVE kdrama overview
Here is the book cover reveal for upcoming novel PROMISE THIEF set in Joseon Korea, out 23 October 2020! … More BOOK COVER REVEAL: Promise Thief
I definitely recommend this novel, it is beautiful and heartbreaking, but be warned, despite its simplicity, it is the kind of book that hits emotionally hard! … More Book Review: FAMILIAR THINGS by Hwang Sok-Yong
A two chapter sample of historical detective novel A SONG FOR LONELY WOLVES, a dark mystery set in old Korea in 1590. … More A SONG FOR LONELY WOLVES: two chapter historical detective fiction sample
In the ancient Korean city of Hanyang, a gisaeng slave girl hides a fugitive in her bed, unexpectedly saving the life of a young man who is not all he seems. When she is forced to turn spy for a shadowy organisation with dangerous intentions, Seorin only wants one thing in return. Yet it is not her freedom she so desperately desires, it is something far more precious … and Seorin will face anything, even death, to gain it.
A dark and romantic tale of old Korea. … More PROMISE SEASON: Historical fiction set in old Korea – two chapter novel sample
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Set in the 1200s across the Mongolian Empire, THE BIRD AND THE BLADE by Megan Bannen is a Young Adult historical fiction adventure that is haunting, romantic and heart-shattering. … More BOOK THOUGHTS: The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen