I read a review recently of my new novel Coming Home to Glendale Hall and it mentioned the fact the main male character writes a letter explaining his feelings, and they pointed out that this happens in Jane Austen's Persuasion and I wanted to hug the person who wrote it! Because there's a reason why… Continue reading Why there is a letter in all my books
Coming Home to Glendale Hall came out last week and I’m so grateful for all the support it’s had so far. I can’t quite believe I now have a little stack of books written by me on my shelf! By the far the most messages I receive from readers after they've read one of my… Continue reading Will there be a sequel?
Books read in September ... I read three novels - Quartet in Autumn, Date with Death, and Small Island, and two non-fiction books about star signs to learn more about being a Pisces. I've realised I'm such a typical Pisces! My favourite of the books was Small Island. An interesting look at immigration to England… Continue reading 2019 Books: September
So, this week my novel Coming Home to Glendale Hall was published! Publication week is always a haze of excitement, nerves, and checking your phone so much you end up RSI! I've been thrilled though with the early positive reviews and the supportive messages I've had on social media, and I'm hoping it moves up… Continue reading When your book is published
I'm so excited that my festive, feel-good novel about family, forgiveness and first-love set at Christmas in the Scottish Highlands, is published today! It's a story that I hope will make you smile, shed a tear, and fill with you the festive spirit. You can grab the eBook for 99p or the paperback for just… Continue reading Coming Home to Glendale Hall is out now!!
This month I read three novels. The first was Bright Young Dead, which is the second in the cosy crime series based on the real life Mitford sisters by Jessica Fellowes. It's lots of fun with excellent historical detail. Call It What You Want is a contemporary YA book by Brigid Kemmerer and her novels… Continue reading 2019 Books: August
One month today my next novel will be published. It's my third one and yet the fear and excitement is just as strong. The worry about reviews and sales is already there even though there is absolutely nothing I can do about either. The book is written and all I can do is let it… Continue reading Foreword