Furbaby Friday with Author Hywela Lyn

Thanks to Beth Trissel for hosting me on her lovely blog today.

One Writer's Way

I am glad to welcome fellow Wild Rose Press Author Hywela Lyn to the blog with a very touching Furbaby Friday post as she shares her beloved horse, Harri, and her wonderful sci-fi romance Beloved Enemy.

(Harri–Welsh Cob)

Lyn: I had to think long and hard when deciding which furbaby – or furbabies to feature on for my spot for Furbaby Friday. Should it be one of my beloved dogs, now gone over the Rainbow Bridge, my first dog Bob, Bonny the beagle, Hans, the most loyal of little dogs who was by my side at the lowest times of my life, Bouncer, the dear little rescue, who had been cruelly abused by his previous owner but was the most loving and gentle little dog, my current ‘rescue’ Choccy, who is a real character… Dusty the stable cat? Then there are the ‘big furbabies’, the horses. Max, my…

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#Character Interview

Reflections of an old git

Today we are privileged to have a double character interview from acclaimed author Hywela Lyn. The characters are from her new novel, Beloved Enemy.

BelovedEnemy..jpgCharacter Interview

  1. What is your name and how old are you?

Cat  – I am Catrina Kincaid and about twenty five years old in Earth time, although it is hard to be completely accurate when interstellar travel is involved.

Kerry: Kerry Marchant. I would put my Terran age as late thirties – but as Cat said it is difficult to be precise  due to the time dilation phenomena involved in faster than light travel,  

  1. Do you have, or have you ever had, a nickname?

Cat: I’m always known as ‘Cat’ although it’s not really a  nickname, but I think it suits me much better than Katrina. She glances across at Kerry and grins. I don’t think anyone would dare give Kerry…

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4 Quick Ways To Write A #BookReview And Overcome Your Fears #MondayBlogs

Rosie Amber

Authors WANT  Reviews

Make an Author's Day

Simple! How many times have you read pleas on social media for readers to write reviews? – Probably Loads.

Does the thought of writing a book review send you racing to the hills? – I can see plenty of you nodding in agreement.

WHAT holds you back?

Reading Soft edge

6 common replies:

I can’t write.

I can’t write paragraphs about a book.

I don’t know what to write.

I’m afraid of what people will think of my review.

I’m an author and don’t want a backlash on my own books.

I don’t have the time.

Let’s turn this around

I can’t write – I bet if you can read, you can write.

I can’t write paragraphs about a book – Good News, Amazon accepts one sentence reviews now as do many other sites.

I don’t know what to write – Ah! Quick Question – Why did you like or Dislike…

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*~*Excerpt, Bios – Beloved Enemy #ScienceFiction #Romance by Hywela Lyn @Hywela_Lyn

My Family's Heart

Beloved Enemy - Banner

BOOK INFORMATION

TITLE – BELOVED ENEMY
SERIES (& Book #) – THE DESTINY TRILOGY (Volume III)
AUTHOR – HYWELA LYN
GENRE – SCIENCE FICTION ROMANCE
PUBLICATION DATE – 11TH March 2015
LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – Page Count: 266 Word Count: 69,380
PUBLISHER – THE WILD ROSE PRESS
COVER ARTIST – RAE MONET

NOTE – Can be read as ‘Standalone’


Beloved Enemy - CoverBOOK SYNOPSIS

Cat Kincaid is obsessed with killing the man she believes is responsible for the torture and death of her sister, but when she eventually catches up with him, survival becomes a greater priority than revenge.

Kerry Marchant, haunted by memories, regret, and self-blame, shields himself from the pain of the past by committing himself totally to the starship, Destiny, of which he is part owner. However, the beautiful, red-haired woman who reminds him of his lost love, and who he suspects is working for a corrupt regime, represents a…

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