International Writers Inspiring Change feature author: Elena Nikitina, author of Girl Taken

Tell us about yourself My name is Lena. I’m the award-winning author of the best-selling book Girl, Taken – A True Story of Abduction, Captivity, and Survival.  I was born in a country that doesn’t exist anymore – the Soviet Union. I immigrated from Russia in my 20’s, chasing that fabled “American Dream” even though I hadContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change feature author: Elena Nikitina, author of Girl Taken”

International Writers Inspiring Change feature book review: Queen of the Warrior Bees, by Jean Gill

Queen of the Warrior Bees, by Jean Gill, is a magical fantasy with a profound message about the force of Nature and the battle between man and the very essence that provides life to us. The story centers around Mielitta, a young woman, coming of age in the walled city, the Citadel, where everyone livesContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change feature book review: Queen of the Warrior Bees, by Jean Gill”

International Writers Inspiring Change featured review: Heaven in a Wild Flower, by John Broughton

Heaven in a Wild Flower, by John Broughton, is a wonderfully written historical tale, the first book in the trilogy that follows the life and adventures of Aella, a Saxon leatherworker in 7th century Britain, who crosses paths with Saint Cuthbert, and who inspires the young man. Because of his skills, the monks ask AellaContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change featured review: Heaven in a Wild Flower, by John Broughton”

International Writers Inspiring Change Featured Author: Jean Gill

About Me I’m a Welsh writer and photographer living in the south of France with two scruffy dogs; three beehives named ‘Endeavour’, ‘Resolution’ and ‘Diligence’; a Nikon D750 and a man. I taught English in Wales for many years and my claim to fame is that I was the first woman to be a secondaryContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change Featured Author: Jean Gill”

International Writers Inspiring Change featured book: Heaven in a Wild Flower, by John Broughton

A great new trilogy! Heaven in a Wild Flower is Book 1 of the Cuthbert trilogy—Book 2 The Horse Thegn, and Book 3, yet to be released, The Master of the Chevron. Each book covers the life story of a Saxon craftsman in different generations of the same family, linked by one common denominator: St Cuthbert.  Heaven in a Wild Flower,Continue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change featured book: Heaven in a Wild Flower, by John Broughton”

International Writers Inspiring Change feature book review: Prove it: Murder in the Mix, by Hannah R. Kurz

Prove it: Murder in the Mix, by Hannah R. Kurz, is a witty and fun murder mystery. When I say fun, it isn’t in reference to the murder itself, but rather, the manner in which Steph, the main character, goes about finding the murderer. Steph’s friend, and owner of her favorite bakery/cafe nearby, is foundContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change feature book review: Prove it: Murder in the Mix, by Hannah R. Kurz”

International Writers Inspiring Change new Hall of Famer; Elena Nikitina, author of Girl Taken

The International Writers Inspiring Change ( or iWIC) Hall of Fame is where we spotlight authors who have inspired us. The operative word is INSPIRATION. When an author who has used our service, stands out, as having inspired others for change, we review their candidacy for our Hall of Fame. The criteria has nothing toContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change new Hall of Famer; Elena Nikitina, author of Girl Taken”

International Writers Inspiring Change feature book review: From Zero to Self-Published Hero, by best selling author, Elena Nikitina

From Zero to Self-Published Hero, by Elena Nikitina, is a practical, useful and compelling read. As an author myself, I have read many presentations over the years by authors and book gurus who offered up tips to those brave enough to venture into self-publishing. For new authors breaking into this field, such advice is likeContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change feature book review: From Zero to Self-Published Hero, by best selling author, Elena Nikitina”

International Writers Inspiring Change featured book review: Orang-U-Can, by Gloria Trubbshore

Orang-U-Can, by Gloria Trubbshore, is a twisted tale, seemingly an innocuous story about the daughter of the wealthiest man on Earth, who takes over managing their failing football (soccer for North American readers) team, and, well, before you know it, you are reading into the depths of intrigue, assassinations and global power plays that takeContinue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change featured book review: Orang-U-Can, by Gloria Trubbshore”

International Writers Inspiring Change book review: Too Many Wolves in the Local Woods, by Marina Osipova

Too Many Wolves in the Local Woods, by Marina Osipova, is an historical fiction novel set in World War II Stalinist Russia at the outset of the Nazi invasion of the Motherland, and throughout the war years. The novel starts out slow, detailing the lives of two women, leading entirely different lives in different cities.Continue reading “International Writers Inspiring Change book review: Too Many Wolves in the Local Woods, by Marina Osipova”