The Last Thing She Said – who will believe her?

Birthdays are family time. The giving and receiving of presents, a cake maybe, and perhaps a party. For Rose, a birthday is a day to spend in the company of her granddaughters. She likes cake, especially chocolate cake, and always has one candle on top of it to blow out.…

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Countdown: ready to meet the Liddell sisters?

Thursday is the big day. Like most authors I'm filled with excitement and trepidation. Will anyone notice it, read it? Like my new book? It's a voyage into the unknown. Writing a book is often similar to a journey. You have a bunch of characters whom you pick to take…

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Me and my flute

(I originally posted this on my Quietwriter blog four years ago). I played in a concert last night. No, concert isn't the right word. Far too grand. A small performance to an even smaller audience. Did it matter? Not really. I enjoyed the coming together with my fellow musicians and…

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It’s coming soon…

My next book is in its final stages of editing, and here is the cover! Three Sisters. Three Gifts. One Prophecy. Do you like to read about free chapters and short stories, or find out more about your favourite author including their work in progress? Interested? Then sign up for…

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Hidden stories that need unlocking.

There are plenty of things I could tell you, things about my book and what I want to write in the future. However, my novels have secrets that only they can tell. What I can share are short stories that I've written. If you would like to read one, and…

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A trip down memory lane in Norfolk

For our holiday, my family and I crossed the expanse of the Midlands to visit the Norfolk coast. We drove through The Fens, where parents lived out their childhood, and saw the house where my mother was born, the market town where my father's family had a store and by…

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Five books to take on a desert island

It's hot outside and we haven't had rain for a month. The grass is dying, the leaves think it's autumn and the sky is a constant azure and only wisps of clouds float by in the distance. Sitting outside, closing my eyes, shutting out the noise of traffic and voices,…

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Heachley Hall is on tour with #bookbloggers

I'm delighted to announce that The Women of Heachley Hall has gone on tour!  You can read an extract, reviews, author interviews and participate in a draw to win a free copy of the book. All you need to his visit one or more of these blogs over the next…

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