Author Archives: Anne Barwell

About Anne Barwell

Anne Barwell lives in Wellington, New Zealand. She shares her home with a cat with “tortitude” who is convinced that the house is run to suit her; this is an ongoing “discussion,” and to date, it appears as though Kaylee may be winning. In 2008, Anne completed her conjoint BA in English Literature and Music/Bachelor of Teaching. She has worked as a music teacher, a primary school teacher, and now works in a library. She is a member of the Upper Hutt Science Fiction Club and plays violin for Hutt Valley Orchestra. She is an avid reader across a wide range of genres and a watcher of far too many TV series and movies, although it can be argued that there is no such thing as “too many.” These, of course, are best enjoyed with a decent cup of tea and further the continuing argument that the concept of “spare time” is really just a myth. She also hosts and reviews for other authors, and writes monthly blog posts for Love Bytes. She is the co-founder of the New Zealand Rainbow Romance writers, and a member of RWNZ. Anne’s books have received honorable mentions five times, reached the finals four times—one of which was for best gay book—and been a runner up in the Rainbow Awards. She has also been nominated twice in the Goodreads M/M Romance Reader’s Choice Awards—once for Best Fantasy and once for Best Historical. Anne can be found at

Pole Position by Kristian Parker

A big welcome to Kristian Parker as part of their tour with Gay Romance Reviews Tours for Pole Position. Release Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway:Pole PositionBy Kristian Parker Queens Crescent, Book 2 Charles Worthington was once the best driver in Formula … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – 2/2/23 – Comes a Horseman

This week’s #throwbackthursday is Comes a Horseman, book 3 of my WWII Echoes Rising series. It’s available on Amazon, in paperback and through KU. #WWII #action #drama #spies #diversecharacters #foundfamily #hurtcomfort #mmromance #kindleunlimited Rainbow Awards Runner Up Best Historical/Best Book … Continue reading

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Release Blitz – Prisoner by GiGi DeGraham

A big welcome to GiGi DeGraham as part of her release blitz with IndiGo Marketing and Design for Prisoner from NineStar Press. Title: Prisoner Series: Steele Pack, Book One Author: GiGi DeGraham Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: 01/31/2023 Heat Level: … Continue reading

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Outlaw Redeemed by Layla Dorine

A big welcome to Layla Dorine as part of her tour with Other Worlds Ink for Outlaw Redeemed. Layla Dorine has a new MM paranormal wolf shifter book out (gay, gender-fluid, intersex), Comet Lake Chronicles book 3: Outlaw Redeemed. And … Continue reading

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Release Blitz – Third Time Lucky by Aurora Crane

A big welcome to Aurora Crane as part of her release blitz with Gay Book Promotions for Third Time Lucky. RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Third Time Lucky Author and Publisher: Aurora Crane Cover Artist: Cormar Covers Release Date: January 28, … Continue reading

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Release Blitz – My Valentine’s by S.J. Coles

A big welcome to S.J. Coles as part of her release blitz with IndiGo Marketing and Design for My Valentine’s from Pride Publishing. Our Valentine’s by S.J. Coles Book 2 in the Once Upon a Holiday series General Release Date: … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – 31/1/23 – Postscript

My #teasertuesday this week is from Postscript, which is releasing 7 February – which is also my birthday! “Tell me about yourself.” Cyrus took a sip of tea. “I must admit, you’ve piqued my interest since your arrival.” “Really?” Lewis … Continue reading

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Book Review – Forbidden Flirtation by Lee Colgin

Paranormal Hunger #2 Publisher: Colgin Enterprise Pages: 268 Characters: Ben/Nathan POV: 3rd Genre: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Series Blurb: When an esteemed vampire doctor treats an injured young werewolf, desire sparks between them. Dr. Benjamin Arleth has devoted his life to … Continue reading

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Audiobook Tour – The Devil You Know by Morgan Brice

A big welcome to Morgan Brice as part of her audiobook tour with Gay Book Promotions for The Devil You Know. AUDIO AND EBOOK TOUR Book Title: The Devil You Know Author: Morgan Brice Publisher: Darkwind Press Narrator: Kale Williams … Continue reading

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Book Review – Death Eternal by Richard Amos

Necromancer Rising #1 Publisher: Indie Pages: 226 Characters: Marcel/Death POV: 1st Genre: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Romance Blurb: Death is supposed to be the end. Not in my world. The dead never move on, not since Death walked off the job … Continue reading

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