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Meet hte Author: TK Orbelyan

  I am happy to be welcoming author, TK Orbelyan to Books, Life and Everything today. His latest psychological thriller, Fangs of Deception was published by i2i Publishing on February 1st 2023.   Welcome to Books, Life and Everything !    Would you like to start by telling us a little about yourself and how you started as a writer? I have been an avid researcher for years, ever since I began realising that the world we live in is based on an intricate web of lies. In recent years I have worked as an editor and investigative journalist, but the transition to becoming a writer – especially of novels – arose when I realised that the truth about what is really going on in the world could be more easily conveyed through interesting easy-to-read novels rather than fact-heavy journalistic articles. In addition, the platforms that tend to publish factual articles of this kind typically have readerships who are already fairly aware of the true nature of reality, whe

Sea Holly and Mistletoe Kisses- A Little Hotel in Cornwall Book 3- by Laura Briggs #BookReview

I am delighted to return to Laura Briggs' The Little Hotel in Cornwall for the 3rd in the series, Sea Holly and Mistletoe Kisses which has an appropriate festive flavour.

Christmas is coming to Port Hewer and the hotel Penmarrow, where Maisie is suffering a case of the holiday blues far from home this year — until Gavin, a young American businessman staying at the hotel through Christmas, talks her into joining him as his partner in the hotel's ice sculpting competition in a mutual pact to enjoy the holidays to the fullest.

Meanwhile, Maisie experiences the village Christmas season vicariously through Sidney, and continues writing her Poe-inspired story with only Sidney aware of her secret novel. She soon learns, however, that criticism and praise go hand in hand when he takes issue with her latest chapters, which puts pressure on their friendship, too.

But is that what's really the issue between them? Because handsome Gavin has more than ice sculpting in mind when it comes to Maisie's time, which comes as a surprise to no one who's seen them together. As Maisie faces this sudden romantic dilemma, she realizes what she wants most in her life ... and faces a question of what her heart wants most, too.

                                                                                     My Thoughts

This is a wonderful escapist trip back to a corner of Cornwall which is so appealing. I loved meeting up with Maisie again and finding out how she was getting along.  The community as ever is so important and friendships forged seem to be cast in iron. I particularly liked the festive touches with the ice sculpture competition which added up to a festive activity with a twist.

    Maisie's relationship with Sidney continues to tease the reader and I live in hope that it will come to fruition at some point ( I have my own theories on how that will pan out! ) For great story telling which has a wonderful setting and a lovely cast of characters, seek out this book!

In short: A great setting with some developing characters, read on! 

                                                                              About the Author

Laura Briggs is the author of several feel-good romance reads, including the Top 100 Amazon UK seller 'A Wedding in Cornwall'. She has a fondness for vintage style dresses (especially ones with polka dots), and reads everything from Jane Austen to modern day mysteries. When she's not writing, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, caring for her pets, gardening, and seeing the occasional movie or play.

You can follow Laura here: Facebook   |  Twitter 

Book links:  Amazon UK 

Thanks to Laura Briggs and Rachel of Rachel's Random Resources 

for a copy of the book and a place on the tour. 

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