One Year Anniversary Celebration

A Modern Fruitcake

A Fruitcake You’ll Love

To celebrate the one year anniversary of Favorites from Amelia’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Comfort Food for Everyone, the book will be FREE on this weekend, Friday, 8 March 2013 — Sunday, 11 March 2013. It will also be free on other Amazon sites according to their policies.

These are a few of the recipes you might enjoy:

Curried Eggs
Savory Cheese Custard
Turnip Colcannon
Fifteen-Bean Winter Stew
Baked Lentil Loaf
Country Lentil Pie
Pasta Carbonara with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Savory Caraway Scones
Irish Rocks
Old-Fashioned Gingerbread


Happy Holidays! A gift for you . . .

Cover of "Favorites from Amelia's Kitchen" Favorites from Amelia’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Comfort Food for Everyone will be offered as a free download from,, and on other Amazon sites where it’s available, on the eighth and fifteenth of December. So spread the word to any friends who have Kindles and who enjoy cooking and baking. Continue reading


British Indie Fiction

D.M. Andrews has begun a new site focussing on self-pubbed fiction by British authors. He has a number of genres to browse through. If you’re looking for something new to read and you enjoy reading British authors, check out his site.

If you are a British indie author, you can submit yourself to the site on the Authors Only page.

Book Review: Welcome to the Underworld

Welcome to the Underworld by I.F. Rowan

Welcome to the UnderworldWelcome to the Underworld is set in a fantasy-version of Ancient China. The book consists of a series of stories — one short story and three novellas — and together, they can be read almost as a short novel.

In “Looking for Goats, Finding Monkeys,” we meet Dao Shi, a historian-turned-conman who discovers that he really is an exorcist, and not merely a charlatan, when he runs across a nasty demon in the course of his quotidian fakery. He nonetheless continues with his usual manner of making a living, occasionally being called upon to genuinely exorcise a demon, when, in “The Turning of the Tiles,” he finds himself caught up in political intrigue that is beyond his ken and more dangerous to him than any of the demons he has met. Continue reading


Update: This glitch has been fixed for Favorites from Amelia’s Kitchen, and presumably has been fixed or soon will be fixed for the other books that were affected. Continue reading