Guest Author Andy Oakes
Published author of crime-fiction novels, with copies sold around the world.
As 'THE BOOK SURGEON' I also run inspirational writing Masterclasses and '1 to 1' Tutorials around the UK. In the near future I will also be running a Writers Retreat in the Dordogne in France, as well as writing summer schools.
AMY M. BENNETT
Guest Author Amy M. Bennett
Amy Bennett's debut mystery novel, End of the Road , started as a National Novel Writing Month project in 2009. It went on to win the 2012 Dark Oak Mystery Contest and launched the Black Horse Campground mystery series, followed by No Lifeguard on Duty , No Vacancy , and At the Cross Road . A Summer to Remember is the fifth book in the series. When not sitting at the laptop actively writing, she works full-time at Walmart of Alamogordo (not too far down the road from fictional Bonney County) as a cake decorator and part-time at Noisy Water Winery in Ruidoso (where you can find some of the best wines in the state of New Mexico, including Jo Mamma's White!) She lives with her husband and son in a small town halfway between Alamogordo and Ruidoso.
Guest Author Lee Maroney
I'm a typical working-class man from a small town called Bishop, Auckland in the North-East of England. At 47 years old, I've been a home carer for my disabled wife, Sarah, for the last 29 years. I've an incredible daughter named Jess who is starting Durham University in September on a quest to become a schoolteacher. Though I've always loved writing, I never seemed to have the time to take it seriously until a few years ago when Jess became a teenager. That was when I began work of my first novel, The Evil Inside.
Guest Author Debbie DeLouise
Debbie De Louise is a reference librarian at a public library. She’s the author of the Cobble Cove cozy mystery series featuring Alicia the librarian and Sneaky, the library cat, and the new Buttercup Bend cozy mysteries featuring Cathy Carter, the owner of a pet cemetery and rescue center. Debbie’s other books include standalone mysteries, a paranormal romance, a time-travel novel, and a collection of cat poems. She also writes for Catster.com, is a member of the Cat Writers’ Association, Sisters-in-Crime, International Thriller Writers, and the Long Island Authors Group. She lives on Long Island with her husband, daughter, and two cats. Learn more about her and her books by visiting https://debbiedelouise.com. "The Last Word" appeared in the Red Penguin Collection, "Trick or Treat."
Guest Author A.A. Schenna
As a child, A.A dreamed of being a cardiac surgeon. Later, Schenna realized that this was not what he wanted.
Writing has always been his greatest pleasure. When he doesn't write action, adventure, horror stories or anything else, he reads everything.
Schenna admires all the writers he comes across and enjoys talking about books and magazines.
A.A loves meeting new people, discovering new places and likes traveling along with his partner and family.
Guest Author Jack Wallace
He has spent most of his career in the social service and early childhood education fields. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Joanne, and his red Lab, Lucy. He also spends many long weekends at his cabin in Flat Rock, North Carolina. He is most at home on a trail or fishing a stream somewhere in the mountains of North Carolina or Tennessee.