Celebrating the Release of Invitation to a Cornish Christmas

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to my winner, Debbie Cooban. Thank you to everyone who entered here and over on Facebook, your answers made me smile. Invitation to a Cornish Christmas is out today in digital and print in the … Continue reading

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Pizza (not so) Express!

When I was a nipper (we’re going back quite a bit here – so far that the internal combustion engine had just been invented) pizza was an exotic ‘foreign’ dish. There were no ready-made pizzas available in the supermarket, though … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Edinburgh’s New Town: History and Hostelries

I love Edinburgh – though I have to confess to avoiding it when it’s at its busiest, during the Festival and at the peak Christmas/Hogmanay season. But those two periods aside, I never tire of the city which seems to … Continue reading

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New Covers

Of course I’m biased, but I think I have some fabulous covers coming soon for my October and November releases. First up, my fun duet with Bronwyn Scott, which is set in the fictional village of Porth Karrek, Invitation to a … Continue reading

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A Walk Through History – Edinburgh’s Old Town

Edinburgh is one of my absolute favourite cities for all sorts of reasons, but I do tend to favour the New Town, simply because it’s not quite as crowded with tourists. Edinburgh has always been a major international tourist destination … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading – Non-Fiction

I have to confess that I’ve not read much non-fiction at all lately. My research reading time (which is usually first thing in the morning) has been consumed by my need to get words on the page. My Gothic romance, … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading – A Kate Atkinson Special!

In eager anticipation of Kate Atkinson’s long awaited new Jackson Brodie book, I’ve been binge-reading her backlist and as a result, she has now firmly established herself as my favourite author ever. Behind the Scenes at the Museum is her … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading – Fiction

I’m still trawling my bookshelves to unearth old favourites long overdue a re-read, and Possession by A S Byatt certainly falls into that category. I think the copy I have at the moment is the third one I’ve bought, but … Continue reading

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