One of my very unoriginal 2018 ambitions is to read more books. I’ve always loved reading, but when I first started publishing books with HarperCollins, my reading took a nose-dive because those lazy Sundays where I’d lounge around and inhale a whole book were taken up with writing, editing or proofing to meet deadlines. Last … Continue reading A ghost story and a love story – my first two 5 star reads of 2018
Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018 – how has that happened? One of my resolutions for this year was to make more use of my website and blog at least once a week, and yet, somewhat unsurprisingly, I have made it to the 11th of January without doing anything. So here is my first, belated … Continue reading Happy New Year!
This is a few days late, due to various things that were beyond my control, but I am so excited that Starboard Home, the second part of my Christmas novella, The Canal Boat Café Christmas, is out now! If you've been waiting eagerly for part two of this festive story, here's the blurb: Summer and … Continue reading Starboard Home is out now
Just over two years ago, my first paperback, A Christmas Tail, was published. The time seems to have flown by so quickly, and yet, at the same time, I can't believe how much has happened since then. My third paperback, The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse, was published this year, my two-part Christmas story, … Continue reading Win a signed copy of A Christmas Tail
It's Christmas! OK, it's only November, but that means Christmas books. I love the books that come out at this time of year that combine the cosy, festive sparkles of Christmas and the warmth and deliciousness of a good romance. It's the perfect recipe for happiness in book form, and this year, I wanted to … Continue reading Port Out – the first part of The Canal Boat Café Christmas – is out now!
This November I will be publishing a two part ebook novella called The Canal Boat Café Christmas. It's a follow up to The Canal Boat Café, and follows summer and Mason as they go on a festive trip to London. Here are the gorgeous covers, and below is the blurb for each of the parts. … Continue reading Cover reveal – The Canal Boat Café Christmas
Last spring, a lovely editor at HarperCollins, Martha Ashby, asked if I'd be happy to read a new romantic fiction series she was publishing. Of course I jumped at the chance, and I was sent a ring bound proof of The Little Bookshop of Lonely Hearts by Annie Darling. The cover was beautiful, encouraging me … Continue reading True Love for the Lonely Hearts Bookshop series
Anyone who follows me on social media will know that I spend as much time reading and falling in love with books as I do writing them. I have read so many good books in 2017, including Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, The Woman at Number 24 by Juliet Ashton, Big Sexy … Continue reading I’m in love – with a thriller series
My second novel, The Canal Boat Café, has been chosen as part of Kindle's summer sale, and is currently the less-than-a-coffee price of 99p! Eagle-eyed readers might also have spotted on Amazon a couple of new titles, The Canal Boat Café Christmas parts 1 & 2. It's a follow up to The Canal Boat Café, … Continue reading The Canal Boat Café full novel is 99p
It's finally here! My third novel, The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse, is published today in full ebook and also super-stroky paperback. Here's a bit more about it. Robin Brennan has come home to Campion Bay. Now her parents have retired, she’s set to become the new landlady of The Campion Bay Guesthouse. Bookings … Continue reading The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse is published today