Beyond the Yew Tree is live and on tour!

My latest book is out on release and its gone on tour. You can read reviews and a guest post today, so please pop along to the blogs below and meet the fantastic book bloggers and reviewers who help support authors. Beyond the Yew Tree is out on Amazon on…

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Uplift yourself

There's no such genre as uplift, just as there isn't one called griplit, which is applied to thrillers, it's just marketing jargon used to encourage readers to jump on your book. However, it's at the back of my mind when I write that my books progress to an endpoint that…

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Beyond the Yew Tree – available on pre-order

Publication day is one month off, but if you can't wait, then you can pre-order the Kindle edition now.  Paperback will be available, too. So, head on over to Amazon, and order or add to you wishlist. Still not sure?  You can read the opening pages here. Beyond the Yew…

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Cover reveal – guess the location

My third book is, like my first two, set in the east of England, but I've shifted a little north, out of East Anglia, but where? The cover is the clue. A Medieval city on a steep hill. With a castle... And a cathedral... If you don't recognise it, then…

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Life imitating my books

I do like researching. I'm a natural researcher when it comes to digging up information and for many years that was my main career: finding and managing information. These days, the closest I get to researching is watching programmes like Who do you think you are?  It's not the celebrity…

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A magical real world

There’s nothing more exciting and satisfying than seeing you book appear on Amazon. As it sells, which thankfully is happening for my books, I’m wondering who is buying my book and why. Books on Amazon are categorised and appear on lists which are linked to people’s reading habits. So where…

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Blog Tour Day 7 – a conversation

It's the final day of the book tour week, and this week has certainly whizzed by. So my final three bloggers, last by no means least, include another extract from The Last Thing She Said. Mixing Reality with Fiction - Review The Divine Write - Review Ali- The Dragon Slayer -…

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Blog Tour Day 6 – Love and Romance

The penultimate day of my book tour! There's still much I want to tell you about the book, but I don't want to ruin the plot. My guest post goes a little way to anwer some of those questions about the story, but not too much I hope. Mai's Musings…

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Blog Tour Day 5 – Read an extract

Do you need to read a passage to help you make up your mind? I know when I'm looking at books on Amazon I wish I could see inside, and not just the opening chapters. When I'm in a bookshop, I thumb through a paperback and pick a few pages…

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Blog Tour Day 4 – Two reviews and a guest post.

Today I'm visiting some wonderfully named book bloggers. I would like to think my book is devilishly delicious, especially as it opens with a chocolate birthday cake and a quirky ritual involving blowing out a solitary candle. Devilishly Delicious Book Review - Review Splashes into Books - Review Nemesis Book…

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