Celebrating the Release of A Forbidden Liaison with Miss Grant

***********THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED********** Congratulations to Asha H, my winner. Thank you so much to everyone for all your suggestions. I will definitely be writng more older heroes and heroines soon, and I have lots of other ideas from … Continue reading

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Ooh You Are Offal, But I love You

My upcoming release, A Forbidden Liaison with Miss Grant, is set in 1822 in Edinburgh, during the state visit of King George IV. One of the many set-piece events laid on for the king was a banquet in Parliament Hall. Three hundred … Continue reading

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A FORBIDDEN LIAISON WITH MISS GRANT – A LITTLE HISTORY

My second chances stand alone romance is released on the 1st of September. A Forbidden Liaison with Miss Grant is set in Edinburgh in 1822 during the state visit of King George IV, when the city, thanks largely to Walter … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Ironed Mask

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 … Continue reading

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New Releases for July

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

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The Return of the Soup Dragon

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 … Continue reading

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New Releases

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 … Continue reading

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The Soup Dragon

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 … Continue reading

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