Don’t panic, this is not going to be a feminist reworking of Alexander Dumas famous novel. It concerns a contemporary phenomenon – facemasks. Not the politics of wearing them either, rather the making of them. I have a bag of scraps left over from sewing projects dating so far back that some of them probably […]
Lots more new releases to catch up on and some lovely covers too. Click on the book covers for links. France Italy Poland/Czech Republic
I lived in Cyprus for four years. It was there, while on the beach that I dreamed up The Wicked Lord Rasenby, and it was on the shady terrace of my parents’ house that I wrote it, sent it off and, after a protracted and anxious wait, heard back from Mills&Boon that it had been […]
Lots of new releases to catch up on, from a graphic version of The Governess and the Sheikh, to my Penniless Brides of Convenience series in Italy, and the Matches Made in Scandal quartet in Poland and the Czech Republic. Click on the book cover for links.
If you follow my regular #souptweet on Twitter, you’ll know that I am something of a seasoned (see what I did there!) Soup Dragon. My soup-making career goes way back to when I was wee. I’m the eldest of seven children, so soup featured regularly on our family menu, and I started helping my mum […]
************THIS GIVE AWAY IS NOW CLOSED ***** Thanks to everyone who entered here and over on Facebook, and congratulations to Adele Blair, my winner Out now in the UK in digital and print, Regency Rogues, Candlelight Confessions is an anthology of two previously-released books: Outrageous Confessions of Lady Deborah Widower Lady Deborah Napier holds many secrets […]
I make no secret of the fact that I absolutely adore Kate Griffin’s Kitty Peck novels and I was looking forward to the last in the series, Kitty Peck and the Parliament of Shadows, with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. The novels are so dark that there was a very good chance Kitty would […]
My first blog of 2020, and a last look back at what I’ve been reading in 2019, starting with Relish: The Extraordinary Life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian Celebrity Chef by Ruth Cowan. As you’ll know if you follow any of my other social media, I’m an I am an extremely enthusiastic amateur cook and a […]