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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update #Reviews – Hugh W. Roberts, Judith Barrow and Linda G. Hill

I’m honoured to be one of three featured authors in Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore once again! Click on the original post to read Ritu’s wonderful review of my book–thank you so much, Ritu!! So happy you enjoyed the book!
And thanks again to Sally for your awesome support of Indie Authors!

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Welcome to the second of the author updates for authors in the Cafe and Bookstore where i share recent reviews.

If you are not already in the Cafe and Bookstore and would like to enjoy free book promotions and update for your own work… take a look at this link: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-free-author-promotion/

The first author enjoying a recent review is Hugh W. Roberts for his second collection of short stories, More Glimpses.

About More Glimpses

Do you believe in fairies at the bottom of the garden? Or know the real truth about what lurks inside every mobile phone? Would you steal items from a blind person, or send your neighbours on a time travelling adventure fraught with danger and menace to save the human race from a bug? How about staying in a sleepy village where many murders have taken place or coming to the aid of royalty while out shopping?

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#BlogTour| #BookReview | #FantasyReads | THE MAGICIAN’S CURSE (The Great Dagmaru #1) by Linda G. Hill @LindaGHill‏ (June 27th 2017, Indie Published)

LAST CHANCE TO PICK UP THE MAGICIAN’S CURSE FOR $0.99/99p! Thank you so much to Anne Cater and all the lovely bloggers who reviewed my book on this tour. Please read the final one by clicking on the original post link, where you’ll also find the link to buy it while it’s still on sale. And please share while you’re there!

Welcome to my stop on this Blog Tour for the release of THE MAGICIAN’S CURSE, which is the first book in the Great Dagmaru series by Linda G. Hill.

I would like to say that it is truly my pleasure to be invited onto this blog tour! Particular thanks to Anne Cater and the lovely Linda G. Hill, who gifted me an early copy of THE MAGICIAN’S CURSE. I am forever grateful and promise that the review below is 100% honest and of my own views.

The Magician's Curse CoverTo kick off, we have the “blurb” for the book;

When Herman Anderson leaves home to make a better life for herself, she doesn’t expect to meet a tall, dark stranger with whom she’ll fall hopelessly in love.

Charming and mysterious, Stephen Dagmar is a stage magician seeking an assistant. The moment he sets eyes on Herman, he knows she’s the one…

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The Magician’s Curse by Linda G. Hill

I received a truly glowing review today on my Blog Tour for The Magician’s Curse. Please check it out and share on all your social media! The 99 cent sale ends on Wednesday night!
Thanks so much to the reviewer and to Anne Cater for organizing the tour!

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Synopsis

When Herman Anderson leaves home to make a better life for herself, she doesn’t expect to meet a tall, dark stranger with whom she’ll fall hopelessly in love. Charming and mysterious, Stephen Dagmar is a stage magician seeking an assistant. The moment he sets eyes on Herman, he knows she’s the one. He brings her home to his Victorian mansion where they embark upon an extravagant romance. Yet a shadow hangs over their love. Will the curse on his family end Stephen and Herman’s happily ever after, before it really begins? Amidst lace and leather, innocence and debauchery, The Magician’s Curse begins the Gothic tale of The Great Dagmaru. Magic and romance await.

My Review

I’d like to thank Anne Cater and Linda Hill for including me in this blog tour.

I am truly lucky to read so many amazing books, amongst all the gems I read occasionally a…

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#BlogTour #Review of The Magician’s Curse by Linda G Hill @thegreatdagmaru @LindaGHill #MagiciansCurse

Today’s review is from Donna at Donna’s Book Blog! Thanks for the high recommendation, Donna!
Please go and visit, and share her post. Help me get the word out about my 99-cent sale! Thank you. 😀

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When Herman Anderson leaves home to make a better life for herself, she doesn’t expect to meet a tall, dark stranger with whom she’ll fall hopelessly in love.  Charming and mysterious, Stephen Dagmar is a stage magician seeking an assistant.

The moment he sets eyes on Herman, he knows she’s the one. He brings her home to his Victorian mansion where they embark upon an extravagant romance. Yet a shadow hangs over their love.

Will the curse on his family end Stephen and Herman’s happily ever after, before it really begins?

Amidst lace and leather, innocence and debauchery, The Magician’s Curse begins the Gothic tale of The Great Dagmaru. Magic and romance await.

 

MY REVIEW

I love books like this one and as soon as I saw the blurb I knew it would be a book I’d want to read, and hopefully enjoy!  Well I certainly enjoyed it!!

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#BlogTour #Review The Magician’s Curse by Linda G Hill @thegreatdagmaru @annecater #RandomThingsTours #MagiciansCurse

A glowing review from Katie at Katie’s Book Cave! Please check it out! ❤


The Magician’s Curse by Linda G. Hill – Blog Tour Review.

Thanks so much to Steph of Steph’s Book Blog for the review!
While the first book tended to be a little on the sweeter side, the story takes a much darker turn in the second book. It was for this reason I didn’t categorize “The Magician’s Curse” as YA. I hope to release Book Two, “The Magician’s Blood,” next month. 🙂
Don’t forget, “The Magician’s Curse” is on sale right now for 99 cents/99p, down from $2.99, for the duration of this Blog Tour.

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About the Book

When Herman Anderson leaves home to make a better life for herself, she doesn’t expect to meet a tall, dark stranger with whom she’ll fall hopelessly in love.
Charming and mysterious, Stephen Dagmar is a stage magician seeking an assistant. The moment he sets eyes on Herman, he knows she’s the one. He brings her home to his Victorian mansion where they embark upon an extravagant romance. Yet a shadow hangs over their love. Will the curse on his family end Stephen and Herman’s happily ever after, before it really begins?
Amidst lace and leather, innocence and debauchery, The Magician’s Curse begins the Gothic tale of The Great Dagmaru. Magic and romance await.

My Review

With thanks to the publisher for the copy received. The Magician’s Curse falls into a genre that I don’t read much of. That of YA paranormal romance. I found it to be…

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The Magician’s Curse by Linda G. Hill @thegreatdagmaru @annecater @LindaGHill #BlogTour #RandomThingsTours

The first review is in from my blog tour and it’s fantastic! Don’t forget, “The Magician’s Curse” is on sale for a limited time. Get it for 99cents while you can!
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BOOKS FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

Firstly I wish to thank Anne Cater of Random Things Tours for inviting me on this Blog Tour for THE MAGICIAN’S CURSE by Linda G. Hill

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* Paperback: 256 pages

* Publisher: Linda G. Hill; 1 edition (26 Jun. 2017)

* Language: English

* ISBN-10: 0994891229

* ISBN-13: 978-0994891228

BOOK DESCRIPTION

When Herman Anderson leaves home to make a better life for herself, she doesn’t expect to meet a tall, dark stranger with whom she’ll fall hopelessly in love. Charming and mysterious, Stephen Dagmar is a stage magician seeking an assistant. The moment he sets eyes on Herman, he knows she’s the one. He brings her home to his Victorian mansion where they embark upon an extravagant romance. Yet a shadow hangs over their love. Will the curse on his family end Stephen and Herman’s happily ever after, before it really begins? Amidst lace and leather, innocence and debauchery, The…

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Book Review Of Linda Hill’s ‘The Magician’s Curse’ : by Ivy Logan

A new, wonderfully crafted and most insightful review of The Magician’s Curse! Thank you, Ivy. 😀
Please click on the original post and have a read.

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We cannot choose who we love… So what happens if the one we love is bound by an ancient curse? Do we watch, walk away or do we become a part of the abomination?
magicians curseThis story by Linda Hill is about a Magician. But do not cast that ward of suspicion yet. For it is The Great Dagmaru, the magician himself, despite all his magic who is powerless before an ancient curse. But is the magician as blameless as you would like him to be?
In this day and age dominated by shape shifters, vampires, and werewolves the very premise of this book makes it a rare find.
If the character of the Magician seems too perfect, too flawless making you withhold your attachment there is someone for just for you dear reader- you might want to make your own and her name is Herman (yes she is a girl…

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Meet a Book Reviewer

I’m writing this quick post to introduce you all to Yecheilyah Ysrayl, a book review blogger, author, and all-round nice gal here on WordPress. It’s not just because she reviewed my novelette, All Good Stories, and gave it 5 stars, I’m writing about her because she gives great (and helpful) reviews. In a market so full, it’s hard to choose what to read, isn’t it? We really need reviews these days that go beyond the minimalistic, “I liked it,” to know what we’re investing our money in. Because money doesn’t grow on trees. Neither do books anymore, for that matter. (Sorry for the cheesy joke, I’ve been watching too much Stephen Colbert.)

If you’d like to check out Yecheilyah’s reviews, you can find a great example by clicking here. (Spoiler alert: it’s mine. It’s a really fantastic review!)

And even more importantly, if you’d like her to review YOUR book, you can register by clicking here.

So go and meet Yecheilyah. You’ll be happy you did!

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Book Review – “Losing Clementine” by Ashley Ream

Losing ClementineLosing Clementine by Ashley Ream
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’m giving this book four stars even though it pissed me off. For the first half of the book I didn’t really like Clementine, the main character, which made it hard to care about her. What gives the novel four stars is the compelling way it’s written.

Ms. Ream is an extremely talented storyteller. She pulled me through the tale until I couldn’t put it down. Until I began to feel angry because in the end, I was forced to care about a woman determined to end her life. I was mad at Clementine. The novel made me feel, which for me is the greatest compliment anyone can give to a writer.

Losing Clementine is not a lighthearted read. It’s a powerful one, about relationships and how deeply they can affect everything, right down to personality.

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