As I turned over very quietly, closed the cover of my Kindle and put it on my bedside table, my alarm clock winked back at me: 2am. I had been reading, intensely caught up in the plot of a book, since 11pm. I remember doing this when I was about 12 or 13, in my … Continue reading The Book Geek Who Got Lucky
The day is here! The Cornish Cream Tea Bus is published today, in all its full ebook and beautiful paperback glory! It’s always very nerve-wracking when your book baby flies out into the world, but I’ve already had so much support with the ebook parts; so many lovely reviews and mentions on social media – … Continue reading The Cornish Cream Tea Bus is published today!
Today is the day that the final part of The Cornish Cream Tea Bus is published. Called The Icing on the Cake, it is the conclusion to Charlie's story. I have really loved writing this story, and I feel both happy and sad that it is the final ebook part publication day – just as … Continue reading The Icing on the Cake is published today
There are two exclamation marks in that title, but it can't be helped, because today is the day that Scones Away! part three of The Cornish Cream Tea Bus, is published. Hurrah! These part releases are coming thick and fast, and I can't believe it's the turn of the beautiful green cover, which hides the … Continue reading Scones Away! is published today!
Where have the last two weeks gone? I have no idea, but part 2 of The Cornish Cream Tea Bus is here! It's called The Eclair Affair, and continues the story of Charlie, her vintage Routemaster bus Gertie, and the picturesque Cornish village of Porthgolow. If you've enjoyed part 1, then I hope you've been … Continue reading The Eclair Affair is published today
The first part of The Cornish Cream Tea Bus is published today in ebook. It's called Don't Go Baking My Heart, and is full of sunshine and cakes and romance, and everything you need to distract you from the rain outside the window. (If your weather is anything like ours, then it is feeling distinctly … Continue reading Don’t Go Baking My Heart is published today
I have been neglecting my website and my blog – sorry! I really am hopeless – but with the publication of my new book creeping ever closer, now seemed like the perfect time to post an update. My new book deal with the wonderful HarperFiction team at HarperCollins was announced in The Bookseller back in … Continue reading The Cornish Cream Tea Bus
In my last blog post I said I was going to do a rundown of my favourite spooky reads, but the week passed, and so did Halloween, and I didn't do it. It feels a bit silly writing that post now, when everyone's pumpkins have been made into soup or gone into the compost, so … Continue reading Books I have loved recently
I haven't posted on here for ages, mainly because I've been eyeballs-deep in my new book. I've been dreaming up complicated situations for my heroine and hero to get into, creating a supporting cast of loveable/amusing/annoying characters, and imagining beautiful settings they can visit. I wrote those two, blissful words this morning: The End. So … Continue reading Cornwall, Somerset and The End
Hurrah hurrah, the day is finally here! My fourth full-length book, The House of Birds and Butterflies, is published today as ebook and beautiful (if I do say so myself) paperback. It's already had a five star review in Heat magazine, which is pretty amazing. If you're still undecided about whether to buy a copy, … Continue reading The House of Birds and Butterflies is published today