Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall

Hopeful Hearts is coming soon…

It's August! And it's exactly one month until my next novel Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall is published yay!! I am so excited for you all to read this one. It's about a librarian who falls in love with a farmer but isn't sure if her happy ever after really is a happy ever after.… Continue reading Hopeful Hearts is coming soon…

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Cosy Writing, Cosy Life

Hello all! So, today I wanted to talk to you about how my books are often described as being 'cosy'. I actually love this as a description because I enjoy all things cosy and to know that my books have left you with a happy, warm glow at the end of reading them just really… Continue reading Cosy Writing, Cosy Life

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Writing Bestselling Women’s Fiction

I'm back with another video for you guys! Hope you aren't sick of me talking yet haha. This time, I took part in a panel chaired by my publisher Hera books featuring two other women's fiction authors - Kiley Dunbar and Lisa Swift. We are talking all about women's fiction - how we write, what… Continue reading Writing Bestselling Women’s Fiction

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Author Interview with Isabelle Broom

I'm really excited to share an interview I did with author Isabelle Broom this week on YouTube. She has a fabulous series on there where she talks with other authors to make the publication of her latest novel Hello, again, and we had a great chat all about my Glendale book series, lockdown, author pets… Continue reading Author Interview with Isabelle Broom

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My First Three Months as a Full-time Author

When I handed in my notice for my part-time job as a Waterstones bookseller, I had no idea that I wouldn't work my final week in my bookshop, nor would I get to say goodbye to colleagues over leaving drinks because during that final week, all non-essential shops were closed by the Government as the… Continue reading My First Three Months as a Full-time Author

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The Romantic Novel Awards

Last week, I was honoured to attend the Romantic Novelist’s Association awards where my novel Coming Home to Glendale Hall was on the shortlist for contemporary romance novel of the year! Here I am with the other authors in my category: I had a lovely night celebrating books! I didn’t win in my category but… Continue reading The Romantic Novel Awards

New Beginnings at Glendale Hall

New Beginnings!

It's release day! My new book New Beginnings at Glendale Hall is out today! Available on iBooks, Kobo and Amazon, download your copy NOW. To mark the occasion, I found a New Beginnings hoodie yay! I'm so excited for you to read this summery feel-good romance set in Scotland. Scroll down to read all about… Continue reading New Beginnings!

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Why there is a letter in all my books

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

When your book is published

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