Country Lovers Cover

I'm thrilled to be able to officially introduce the gorgeous cover for my next novel Country Lovers: It's published on 14th November. You can pre-order the hardback from Amazon by clicking HERE, and the ebook HERE. To find out more about Country Lovers and to read an extract, click HERE.

A Video: Writing’s Ups, Downs and Turnarounds

When I’m writing through another sleepless night, eager to macramé a dozen intertwined plot threads into a finished manuscript, I regularly remind myself that there’s no excuse for taking so long. The American writer Nora Roberts has penned over two hundred novels, most of which have laid siege to the New York Times bestseller list. … Continue reading A Video: Writing’s Ups, Downs and Turnarounds

June’s a blooming, flaming lovely month for a big new paperback…

It’s summer! That means rain-washed bunting and steamy marquees, painted toenails and flipflops, horseflies, citronella, Pimm’s and baps. Not the circular baked bun in which we cram our egg mayonnaise and cress, nor the lady protuberances we release from bikinis for an all-over tan, but Big, Addictive Paperbacks.     Baps are the sort of … Continue reading June’s a blooming, flaming lovely month for a big new paperback…

A Video: Writing Inspiration, Displacement and Gregory Peck

Like many authors, when I’m stuck writing a particularly difficult section of a novel, I displace. In the good old pre-WiFi days, this involved watching daytime television and cleaning around the loo – anything to avoid tackling the twisted plot – but then the web became our all-consuming lifeforce and I joined the creative tribe … Continue reading A Video: Writing Inspiration, Displacement and Gregory Peck