IAM Book of the Day…A Case of Poisons, Hazel West

Our featured author today is Hazel West – you may remember her from our February feature on her novel On a Foreign Field. Her latest book A Case of Poisons is due for release on 3rd June, today you can find out more about her in one of our special ‘This or That’ interviews. ———————————- Hero or […]

Interview with…Hazel B West

Today we’re joined by Hazel B West, author of On a Foreign Field, a historical YA novel which is book of the month in February on Goodreads group Books, Blogs, Authors and More. You can read our review of this great book here after you’ve read her interview!  What were your main inspirations for On a Foreign […]

IAM15 Guest Post…Writing Problem Characters

Anyone who has been around Aside from Writing before may well recognise today’s guest author – Hazel West – from her visits to the blog in previous Indie Author Month events, or from our review of her novel On a Foreign Field (you can link to Hazel’s other features on the blog here). So, we’re […]

IAM Interview with…Jewel Thief, Michael Crandon

Look whose back again! Our indie guest today is author Hazel West, who is joining us for a very special feature: interviewing jewel thief Michael Crandon, the lead character from her latest book… A Company of Rogues. We’ve featured Hazel several times before on the blog, reviewing her books, as well as in interviews, so it’s […]

IAM Guest Feature…A Day in the Life of an Author

To launch our Indie Author Month 2014, we’re pleased to welcome back to the blog author and satirist Michael Cargill. Regular visitors to the blog may well recognise Michael from his previous interviews and features where we’ve reviewed his books (see previous features here) – today he’s back to tell us about being an author. ———————————————– A day in the […]

Just Finished…On a Foreign Field

This my first historical YA book in about a year, and this was a nice refresher. Hazel writes about war and brotherhood really well, letting the dialogue and actions of her characters show the camaraderie and affection that exists between them. Reeve is interesting in his development, from being somewhat naive and idealistic as an […]