My recent reads

I have read a lot of books recently.  Maybe it’s the fact that spring is a long time coming and going outside isn’t an attractive proposition, or maybe I’ve just got into the reading groove.  Whatever it is, I’m not complaining.  There are so many good books to devour, and here are some of myContinue reading “My recent reads”

Perfect Death by Helen Fields blog tour – Q&A with Helen

I love Helen Fields’ books. Have I ever mentioned it? Maybe once or twice . . . Her third book in the Luc Callanach and Ava Turner series, Perfect Death, was published on the 25th of January, and it’s even better than Perfect Remains and Perfect Prey, if that’s even possible! For my stop onContinue reading “Perfect Death by Helen Fields blog tour – Q&A with Helen”

A ghost story and a love story – my first two 5 star reads of 2018

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.  LastContinue reading “A ghost story and a love story – my first two 5 star reads of 2018”

Win a signed copy of A Christmas Tail

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”

True Love for the Lonely Hearts Bookshop series

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 meContinue reading “True Love for the Lonely Hearts Bookshop series”

I’m in love – with a thriller 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 SexyContinue reading “I’m in love – with a thriller series”

The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse is published today

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. BookingsContinue reading “The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse is published today”

The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse – full novel cover reveal

I’m thrilled to share the cover for the complete novel of The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse.  This is the cover for the full Kindle edition and also the paperback, both of which are out on the 29th of June. It’s a combination of all the best bits of the series covers, and I’mContinue reading “The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse – full novel cover reveal”