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For Outlander fans…Author @Lizzie_Lamb on the atmospheric coast road from Edinburgh to Brora

If you’re a fan of Outlander – or if you love Scotland as much as I do – then I have a treat in store today. Scottish author Lizzie Lamb recently undertook the Coast Road 500 trip around Scotland.  Lizzie’s here today with some wonderful photos and description of her travels. Thanks for dropping in,…… Continue reading For Outlander fans…Author @Lizzie_Lamb on the atmospheric coast road from Edinburgh to Brora

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The romance of France, some photos of beautiful Lyon, and a Kindle deal

  This week, from 24th November until 30th November 2017, my contemporary romance, The Silk Romance, is a Kindle deal. If you haven’t read it yet, and would like to, here’s the download link to purchase at the discounted price of 99p/99c. (If you prefer print books, or you’re looking for Christmas present ideas, The Silk Romance is…… Continue reading The romance of France, some photos of beautiful Lyon, and a Kindle deal

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Ten classic Christmas books for readers of all ages

Another month, another Round Robin! This month’s subject is set by American author Rhobin Courtright. What stories have you written or read where a holiday takes place? Do the holidays ever make it into one of your stories? British readers would answer this question differently from how I guess Rhobin has meant it. For us,…… Continue reading Ten classic Christmas books for readers of all ages

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The supernatural story of the Blue Men of the Scottish sea @MarieLaval1

It’s a great please to welcome romance author, friend and fellow Romantic Novelists’ Association member Marie Laval today. I got to know Marie through my first novel, The Silk Romance, which is set in Lyon, which is where Marie comes from. I first interviewed Marie here on my blog almost five years ago, and since…… Continue reading The supernatural story of the Blue Men of the Scottish sea @MarieLaval1

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Four books for Guy Fawkes Night, a grim history, plus a delicious Yorkshire recipe

I’m writing this the day before Guy Fawkes’ Night. Outside there are already fireworks booming all around. Luckily my dog – who is usually hyper anxious – is totally oblivious and is fast asleep beside me. The brilliant Kit Harington stars in the BBC series Gunpowder , which has brought the history behind Guy Fawkes Night back…… Continue reading Four books for Guy Fawkes Night, a grim history, plus a delicious Yorkshire recipe

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From contemporary to historical – is switching genres the right thing to do? #amwriting

Another month and another authors’ Round Robin, and this month’s topic has come at a good time for me again. Thanks for setting the theme, Robin Courtright. I really love these monthly posts. They’re thought-provoking and they’re like therapy! This month’s question is: In what time period do you prefer to set your stories –…… Continue reading From contemporary to historical – is switching genres the right thing to do? #amwriting