Author Q and A with Paul Carroll

Reproduced from Female First Female First speaks to Leeds-born author Paul Carroll about the inspiration for his new novel, Don’t Ask, about his former career in PR, and about his love of music, among other things. Your latest novel is about the issues that can arise from having a home DNA test. Can you sum

Female First selects Don’t Ask as ‘Must Read’ of the week.

Reproduced from Female First  Contemporary fiction author Paul Carroll’s new novel Don’t Ask is a gripping family drama that explores the unexpected consequences of taking a home DNA test, and which shockingly reaffirms the old adage, ‘Be careful what you wish for’. By Gwyn Rees For those who enjoy novels that draw on present-day social

The story behind Don’t Ask – Interview with Paul Carroll

The idea for my novel Don’t Ask was inspired by my partner’s mother.  Lesley took a DNA genealogy test out of idle curiosity only to discover the identity of her biological father – a family secret for years.  Her shock and surprise was equalled only by the other family involved who quickly shut down any

What goes on tour…

Launch day for Don’t Ask, and I’m going on tour.  A blog tour that is, visiting twenty-eight different book bloggers over the next fourteen-days. No roadies, riders or overnight travel on a tour bus required – it’s a strictly online experience as my latest work is paraded in front of an audience of discerning and