Character Interview with Dean Matheson — ✮ Zooloo’s Book Diary ✮

I am really excited today, do you know why? It is because I managed to bag an interview with Detective Dean Matheson. That is right, the man of the hour! Eeeek! Ok I will take a breath while I get over the nerves! Because Wendy says she thinks of Henry Cavill or Matt Bomer it…

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The Girl Who Died by Wendy Dranfield #BookReview – ✮ Zooloo’s Book Diary ✮

It is a day of no Dean!! I am not sure I can handle this! But this book is linked to Dean as Hannah is featured in Book 2 – Where the Snow Bleeds!! Eeek!! I have to say I am speechless, as I write this review it’s been a short 10 minutes in which…

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Excerpt time! The Girl Who Died — ✮ Zooloo’s Book Diary ✮

This book is something else!! I did not realise that when reading When the Snow Bleeds that a character called Hannah had already appeared somewhere. That some where is The Girl Who Died! What is this book all about? This is the exlusive excerpt, hope it does enough to entice you to get the book…

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Grilling Time – An Interview with Wendy Dranfield — ✮ Zooloo’s Book Diary ✮

I do love it when an opportunity comes up and you can grill ask questions to one of your favourite authors! I sat back and thought well what do I want to know about Wendy and this is what I came up with! Okay, let us kick off with your writing processes! Do you listen…

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Where the Snow Bleeds by Wendy Dranfield — ✮ Zooloo’s Book Diary ✮

I know going backwards with the books from 3 to 1 but I love reading where Dean is now and seeing where he came from…I think that is just me. I did, however, read the books in the right order. I love this book because it was our first introduction to the feisty Detective Eva…

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Excerpt Time! Where the Snow Bleeds #AuthorTakeOver — ✮ Zooloo’s Book Diary ✮

Today we are taking a look at Book 2 of the Dean Matheson series – Where the Snow Bleeds. What can go wrong in a snow-covered setting? Prologue Rocky Mountains, Colorado Trixie, the pure white Pomeranian who would almost certainly vanish into the thick blanket of snow but for her small black nose and fake…

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Book Review – Won’t You Save Me by Wendy Dranfield – Shalini’s Books & Reviews

Happy Publication Day!! This was one wicked tale with so many subplots that I was quite unsure how the author would link them up. Man, she did it quite seamlessly. I have to talk about the first scene in the book. WHAM!! It hit me so hard that I had to dance with glee at […]

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It’s Publication Day!

It’s Publication day for book 3 in my Dean Matheson crime series: Won’t You Save Me.

This is my fourth publication day and does it get any less exciting as the books go on? Well, a little, if I’m honest. It’s hard enough to get family/friends to care about your first publication day, never mind your fourth, so there’s no fuss or celebrations this time.

This is where social media comes in. My Twitter and FB friends will make a fuss, RT my posts and make me feel special. It’s so lovely and encouraging to hear from readers of the first two books in the Dean Matheson series, who are eagerly awaiting this release. I still can’t believe anyone out there even reads my books, let alone enjoys them!

So, Won’t You Save Me sees Dean back home in Maple Valley, which was really fun to write as we get to see all the old characters from Who Cares if They Die. I missed Frankie (from Frankie’s Diner) so much and he provides some much-needed comic relief in what is otherwise quite a dark book. It tackles child sexual exploitation as well as how people wear masks to hide their true motivations. I know from experience that we sometimes have to place our trust in those we are meant to turn to for help but they can be the ones who let us down the most. There’s also a shocking revelation in this book that will change things forever and now I have to write book 4 to see how that turns out! Oh, plus, as well as Rocky the wannabe police dog, this book contains cats. What can I say, I’m an animal lover and I have 3 cats so they sometimes end up in my books!

I have to give a special thanks to Zoé from Zooloo’s Book Diary who is helping me celebrate publication week on her blog, and to all the bloggers who have shared her posts. Thanks also to Jo Lambert (fellow author) for sharing my publication day links. Jo’s current book can be found here and it’s the first in a new series, with books 2 and 3 on the way soon. At the time of writing this it’s on offer for just 99p but not for much longer so grab yourself a bargain!

And of course I have to thank my publishing team at Ruby Fiction for the opportunity of sharing my characters with the world. My books are a little (okay, a LOT!) darker than what they usually publish so taking me on was a bit of a risk! Hopefully I don’t have them shaking their heads in despair at my creepy plots and messed-up criminals!

Thank you to everyone who’s ever bought/borrowed/read one of my books. Whether you loved them or hated them, at least you gave me a try. It sounds like I’m retiring but I’m not! There is still plenty more to come from me and if you’re interested in my latest release, see below for the blurb and buy links. I really hope you enjoy it. Now I’m going to have a sneaky glass of wine to celebrate publication day with the cats…

Won’t You Save Me is now available on all digital platforms and the audiobook will follow shortly.

Blurb:

Detective Dean Matheson has returned to his hometown to begin his new job and put the traumatic events of his past behind him – but his fresh start won’t last long when the local area is hit by a series of strange disappearances and twisted killings …
A nameless girl badly beaten and dumped in front of the mysterious new church. A shocking murder scene discovered in the apartment over the diner. A child missing without a trace.
These are the crimes Dean Matheson is confronted with in his first week as detective. Are they isolated events, or is something altogether more disturbing happening in Maple Valley now that Dean’s back in town?

Buy links:

Amazon

Kobo

Apple books

GooglePlay

Nook

Book 1 – Who Cares if They Die

Book 2 – Where the Snow Bleeds

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It’s Publication Day for Won’t You Save Me by Wendy Dranfield

Won’t You Save Me Detective Dean Matheson has returned to his hometown to begin his new job and put the traumatic events of his past behind him – but his fresh start won’t last long when the local area is hit by a series of strange disappearances and twisted killings …A nameless […]

via It’s Publication Day for Won’t You Save Me by Wendy Dranfield — JO LAMBERT – A WRITER’S JOURNEY

Won’t You Save Me by Wendy Dranfield #BookReview #PublicationDay #DeanMatheson #AuthorTakeOver — ✮ Zooloo’s Book Diary ✮

IT IS PUBLICATION DAY!!!! YYYEEESSSSSSS!! Have a wonderful day Wendy!!!! Hope you get to celebrate in style! Wow wow wow! I mean wow! I am still reeling from the end, think I am in shock! 47 more words

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