Torment Blog Blitz Thanks

My 7th novel, Torment, was published on the 5th August, and its release was supported by some fantastic book bloggers.This post is to say a massive thank you to everyone who helped spread the word about the book via their reviews and the sharing of extracts from the book. Special thanks also go to Kerry-Ann Parsons (Chat About Books,) and Lorraine Rugman (The Book Review Cafe,) for helping with the cover reveal.

Heather at Bloodhound Books planned one blog blitz, including the following bloggers:

If you missed any of their reviews, click on the links below:

Bookish Jottings:
https://bookishjottings.wordpress.com/2019/08/05/torment-by-mark-tilbury-blog-tour-review/.

Amanda @ The Ginger Book Geek
https://gingerbookgeek.wordpress.com/2019/08/05/torment-by-mark-tilbury/.

Lou @ Avid Reader’s Retreat
http://avidreadersretreat.blogspot.com/2019/08/blog-tour-review-torment-by-mark-tilbury.html.

Philomena ‘Cheekypee’ Callen @ Cheekypee Reads and Reviews
http://cheekypeereadsandreviews.blogspot.com/2019/08/torment-blog-tour.html.

 

Heather Osborne @ Eclectic Ramblings of Heather Osborne
https://heatherosborneauthor.com/2019/08/06/blog-blitz-torment-by-mark-tilbury/.

Lesley Budge @ The Bookwomery
https://orlando-books.blog/2019/08/06/torment-by-mark-tilbury-book-review/.

Alyson Read @ The Word is Out
https://www.facebook.com/TheWordIsNowOut/.

Emma @ The Twist and Turn Book Blog
https://booksandemma.wixsite.com/blog/post/torment-mark-tilbury.

Mary @ A Bookworm With Wine
(An extract from Torment) https://abookwormwithwine.wordpress.com/2019/08/07/blog-tour-blitz-extract-torment-by-mark-tilbury-bloodhoundbook-lifebookish-mtilburyauthor/.

 

And I organised the second half of the blitz:

If you’ve missed any of these reviews for Torment and want to see what your favourite book blogger has to say about it, then follow the links below:

Lorraine @ The Book Review Cafe:
https://thebookreviewcafe.com/2019/08/08/torment-by-mark-tilbury-bookreview-torment-blogtour-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook/.

Kerry-Ann @ Chat About Books:
https://chataboutbooks.blog/2019/08/08/torment-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook-blogblitz-bookreview/.

Rachel @ Night Time Reads:
https://nighttimereads22.wordpress.com/2019/08/08/blog-tour-torment-mark-tilbury/.

Ali @ The Sunday Feeling:
https://thesundayfeeling.wordpress.com/2019/08/08/blog-tour-review-torment-%e2%80%a2-mark-tilbury/.

Sharon @ Chapter In My Life
https://chapterinmylife.wordpress.com/2019/08/09/blogtour-torment-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbooks/.

Ami-May @ Reading Through The Pain
https://www.readingthroughthepain.blog/2019/08/09/torment-by-mark-tilbury-blogtour-bookreview-torment-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbooks/.

Shell Baker @ Bakers Not So Secret Blog
https://bakersnotsosecret.blog/2019/08/09/torment-by-mark-tilbury-blogblitz/.

Eva Merkx @Novel Deelights
https://noveldeelights.com/2019/08/10/torment-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook/.

Amy Sullivan @ Novel Gossip
https://novelgossip.com/2019/08/10/review-torment-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor/.

Neats Wilson @ The Haphazardous Hippo
https://thehaphazardoushippo.blogspot.com/2019/08/blog-tour-torment-mark-tilbury.html.

Sean Talbot @ Sean’s Book Reviews
Blog review: https://seansbookreviews.com/2019/08/10/torment-by-mark-tilbury-blogtour/.
Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4ezo3tpF2hlILZ6PBhTKex.

Jen Lucas @ Jen Meds Book Reviews
https://jenmedsbookreviews.com/2019/08/11/torment/.

Sarah Hardy @ By The Letter Book Reviews
https://bytheletterbookreviews.com/2019/08/11/torment-by-mark-tilbury-bloodhoundbook-mtilburyauthor/.

Susan Hampson @ Books From Dusk Till Dawn
https://booksfromdusktilldawn.blog/2019/08/11/torment-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook-blogtour-newrelease-torment/.

As always, thank you for your continued support.

Best wishes,

Mark.

Blog Tour Review: Stitched by Cheryl Elaine

Today I’m pleased to be part of the blog tour for Stitched, by Cheryl Elaine. Thanks go to Shell Baker for inviting me. Before my review, here’s the book cover and description:

A patchwork of lies and threads of abuse…Stitched is a gruesome tale of control, fear and brutality.
To the outside world, Andrew Brooke is a cop who’s obsessively committed to his job. But behind closed doors, he enforces his dominance and disciplines his wife, Emily, in the most inhumane ways. When his life begins to fall apart and his reputation becomes tarnished, he unleashes his anger and seeks revenge on those who dare to encounter him.
Emily Brooke is left broken by her husband’s hand, with no means of escape. Eventually, though weak and confused, she manages to flee. But is the life she escapes to a better one?
Detective Donavan has his own demons to battle following his wife’s death. Assigned a missing person’s case that leads to a series of brutal attacks, he follows the trail of a serial killer dubbed ‘The Stitcher’ – but will his own dark secrets get in the way of justice being served?
Stitched perfectly demonstrates how cruel life – and people – can be.

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You Belong To Me Blog Blitz Thanks!

Over the last few days, the blog blitz that accompanied the publication of You Belong To Me, has been taking place – and what a blitz it was! I wanted to say a HUGE thank you to every blogger who helped spread the word about the book via your reviews, shares, RTs etc.

Below are links to each blogger’s review. I hope you enjoy reading what they had to say about the book:

JenMedsBookReviews
https://jenmedsbookreviews.com/2019/02/04/you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook-review-blogtour/

Books from Dusk till Dawn
https://booksfromdusktilldawn.blog/2019/02/04/you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook-blogtour-blogreview-youbelongtome-psychologicalthriller-suspense/?

The Book Review Cafe
https://thebookreviewcafe.com/2019/02/04/you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury-blogblitz-bookreview-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook/

Nemesis Book Blog
https://nemesisbookblog.wordpress.com/2019/02/04/blogtour-review-you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook-youbelongtome/

Novel Deelights
https://noveldeelights.com/2019/02/05/you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury-mtilburyauthor-bloodhoundbook

Linda’s Book Bag
https://lindasbookbag.com/2019/02/05/you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury

Cheekypee Reads and Reviews
https://cheekypeereadsandreviews.blogspot.com/2019/02/you-belong-to-me-blog-tour.html

Jan’s Book Buzz
https://jansbookbuzz.com/2019/02/05/blog-tour-review-you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury/ 

By The Letter Book Reviews
https://bytheletterbookreviews.com/2019/02/06/you-belong-to-me-by-mark-tilbury-bloodhoundbook-mtilburyauthor/. Continue reading

Tilbury Talks To… Claire Knight

Firstly, thank you for agreeing to take part today Claire. Please would you introduce yourself?

Hi I’m Claire and my blog is A Knight’s Reads. I’m quite a new solo blogger as I only started my blog in February 2018. Saying that, before that I was a guest reviewer for the fabulous crimebookjunkie book blog. My main choice of read is crime fiction. I’ll read police procedurals, psychological thrillers, cozy crime, murder mysteries. I do dabble in other genres but crime fiction is my passion. Outside of reading, I’m a mum of two gorgeous boys and I work in the very exciting world of pension administration.  I’ve been adopted by the great county of Yorkshire, having been brought up in the East Midlands.

 

What went through your head when you first decided to start your book blog?
My first thought was how do I tell Noelle! I’d been guest reviewing for Crimebookjunkie for two years and I’d always said that I would be setting up my own blog but until my youngest was at school, it wasn’t going to happen. But then he got a place at preschool and I got my day off to myself!! Noelle was great when I told her that I was flying the nest, in fact she was very excited about it. She’s been my cheerleader from day one!

What are the best and worst things about being a book blogger?
The best thing is being about to shout about the fantastic books alongside making some amazing friends within the blogging community. Worst thing….I hate having to say no, I want to read all the books but unfortunately with work and family life, it’s just not possible! Continue reading

Tilbury Talks To… Anne Cater

Today, Tilbury Talks To… Anne Cater. Welcome to my blog Anne, please would you introduce yourself?

Hi Mark, thanks for inviting me.
I’m Anne; aged 51 and live in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire with my husband Martin and two cats; Costa and Nero. I grew up just across the Trent in Nottinghamshire and spent my summers in County Donegal, Ireland.

I’ve been an avid reader for as long as I can remember and love to discuss books, and shout about the ones that I love. Eight years ago I started my blog Random Things Through My Letterbox and I can honestly say that it changed my life.
I’ve worked in the NHS and various charities for most of my life, but gave up full time work two years ago to concentrate on organising Blog Tours for publishers and authors. I also work a few hours per week at our local Hospice.

At the beginning of 2018 I began to write reviews of Commercia Women’s Fiction novels for The Daily Express books on Friday monthly feature.

 

What are the best and worst things about being a book blogger?
The best thing about blogging is the community. On the whole we are a supportive and friendly bunch who help each other. We share each other’s posts and we help with contacts.
I also love the book post. Even though I receive hundreds of books per year, that thud when a new parcel arrives through the letterbox always makes my heart race!

I don’t think there’s a ‘worst’ thing really, apart from wanting to read ALL of the books and just not having the time!

How soon after finishing reading a book do you write a review?
Ideally, immediately.  I like to get down my thoughts straight away when the story is still fresh in my mind.  

Have you met any fellow book bloggers in ‘real life’ and what were they like?
Yes, lots of them. In fact I was friends with quite a few of them before any of us were bloggers. I’ve known Anne Williams from Being Anne for twelve years, as well as Lainy from So Many Boooks, So Little Time;  Leah from Reflections of a Reader and Karen from My Reading Corner.
Bloggers often meet at book events, such as the Harrogate Festival, and it’s always great fun to meet people in real life. Some of them have become really good friends.

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