The House of Birds and Butterflies is published today

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”

Five weeks to go, and why I love nature reserves

When I was little, my parents took me and my sister for a day out to a place called Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve.  It was quite a long drive from our South East London home, and I didn’t know what to expect.  My initial reaction was terror, because the visitor centre wasn’t open but Mum andContinue reading “Five weeks to go, and why I love nature reserves”

Six weeks to go!

There are only six weeks to go until my new book, The House of Birds and Butterflies, comes out in all its full length, full ebook and paperback glory. I am starting to get the pre-publication butterflies, which is very apt this time round, and part of me can’t believe this will be my fourthContinue reading “Six weeks to go!”

Birds of a Feather is published today

This is it: the fourth and final part of The House of Birds and Butterflies is out today.  It’s called Birds of a Feather, and it’s the conclusion of Abby’s story at the Meadowsweet nature reserve in Suffolk.  Here’s the blurb: Summer is in full swing on the Meadowsweet Nature Reserve and Abby is wonderingContinue reading “Birds of a Feather is published today”

The end of a book

This week, I finished my page proofs for The House of Birds and Butterflies.  This is the very final stage of editing, when I get sent a chunky paper manuscript with the whole book laid out exactly as it’s going to be in the paperback, and I have to read through it a final time.Continue reading “The end of a book”

Twilight Song is here

Today is publication day for the third part of The House of Birds and Butterflies.  (I’m a little bit disappointed that Avengers: Infinity War chose today to come out too, somewhat stealing my thunder . . .)  Anyway, part three is called Twilight Song and has the most beautiful purple, twilightish cover.  If you’ve enjoyedContinue reading “Twilight Song is here”