Win a copy of Duvet Day!

Everyone deserves a Duvet Day…and now there’s a chance for you to win one! The lovely folk at My Weekly are running a competition to win one of five paperback copies. Head over to their website to find out more, plus you can watch a video of me reading an exclusive extract from the book.Continue reading “Win a copy of Duvet Day!”

Out of Office

I was absolutely thrilled when my short story “Out of Office” was selected to feature in “The Word for Freedom“, an anthology published by Retreat West Books to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage. The book is raising money for the charity Hestia so it’s all for a very good cause. The anthology is on saleContinue reading “Out of Office”

Harrogate Crime Writing Festival 2017

Picture the scene. It’s a rainy day in July and a group of strangers have met in a hotel to plot murder…Don’t worry, this was murder of the strictly fictional variety! The day in question was Creative Thursday at the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival 2017.  The Festival takes place at the Old Swan Hotel which isContinue reading “Harrogate Crime Writing Festival 2017”

RNA Summer Party and the Joan Hessayon award

The Romantic Novelists’ Association Summer Party….well, as it had ‘summer’ in the title, it was of course raining! As I splashed my way from Covent Garden to the party venue at the Royal Overseas League, I was extremely glad that I’d been organised enough to bring a pair of emergency shoes for the party. ItContinue reading “RNA Summer Party and the Joan Hessayon award”

A fable for New Year: the story of a little tug boat named Good Will

Once upon a time in a far away land, there was a little harbour. It was nestled in a curving bay surrounded by gently undulating hills. Seven days a week, fifty-two weeks a year, the little harbour was a constant whirl of action. Fishing vessels flocked in and out as they chased their catch. CruiseContinue reading “A fable for New Year: the story of a little tug boat named Good Will”

Countdown to publication day

Oh my, it’s only 4 days, yes that’s right, just 4 days until my debut romantic comedy ‘Who Does He Think He Is?‘ is published. Now it’s got to this stage, I confess the excitement and the fear are about level pegging. The thought of my book, which I’ve worked so hard on, going outContinue reading “Countdown to publication day”

This just about covers it!

This week has been very exciting because the cover of my book ‘Who Does He Think He Is?‘ has been revealed to the world. In fact if you take a little peek below, that’s it there: So how did the cover come about? My publisher Crooked Cat really encouraged me to be part of theContinue reading “This just about covers it!”