A couple of weeks ago I started a competition on my blog to come up with a title for my collection of romantic suspense novellas. Lots of people got in touch. I was really excited with the response, and I’m thrilled to announce I’ve chosen the winner…and it’s the perfect title. Hooray! I’m absolutely chuffed to bits. Thanks so much to everyone who…… Continue reading How important is a book’s title? And how do you decide on one?
This week has seen soaring temperatures here in the UK – even in the chilly north of England where I live. If it’s hot where you are, and all you want to do is flop down in a deckchair with a glass of something cold and some entertaining stories by award-winning authors – then Letterbox Love Stories is…… Continue reading Letterbox Love Stories: “Hands down, the best anthology I’ve read”
It was a great pleasure to interview fellow Accent Press author Jane Jackson last year, on release of her historical romance, The Consul’s Daughter (you can read Jane’s interview here). I’m delighted to welcome Jane back today, with a fascinating article on the history behind her sequel, The Master’s Wife. The Master’s Wife Jane Jackson…… Continue reading The Master’s Wife – a sweeping historical romance set in Egypt
I first met Elaine Everest two years ago when she and I were both contenders for the RNA’s New Writers’ Scheme Award. I interviewed Elaine here on my blog at the time, and it’s a great pleasure to welcome her back with news of her new release. The Woolworths Girls is published by Pan MacMillan,…… Continue reading The Woolworths Girls – a WWII historical novel by @elaineeverest
Today sees the release of my romantic suspense novella, The Scottish Diamond – hooray! Earlier this week I wrote about the setting in Edinburgh, along with some photos of that lovely city. Edinburgh can be a beautiful place in the sunshine, but I think even the Scots would agree that in the mist and rain…… Continue reading Witches, superstition, Scottish romance, and Macbeth
It’s a great pleasure to have Eliza Redgold on my blog today, with a fascinating article on one of her great heroines. Eliza describes herself as “an author, academic and unashamed romantic” (I love her already), and her new novel Naked: A Novel of Lady Godiva was released by St Martin’s Press in 2015. …… Continue reading Lady Godiva – a feminist icon and inspiration
This weekend my romantic suspense novella Palace of Deception is FREE on Amazon, from today – 30th October 2015 – until Sunday 1st November 2015. (You’ll find download links at the end of this post.) I don’t often mention my reviews on my blog, as I like to use this space to talk about other…… Continue reading Romantic suspense novella Palace of Deception is “page-burning” – and it’s #free!
It’s a beautiful autumn day today – the sun is shining, and the sky is a lovely crisp blue. The shops are full of Hallowe’en wares already, and my grocer’s has piles of pumpkins outside the front. It’s the perfect time to host Kristy Tate – an author who writes about witches! Where do you…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Kristy Tate
Las year I had the great pleasure of interviewing fantasy author M.S. Kaye here on my blog. (You can read our interview here.) And today I’m delighted to be part of her tour of her new fantasy novel, Clouded. Here’s the stunning cover: Clouded By M.S. Kaye A Sumerian water and sky god myth…… Continue reading Introducing Clouded, a new #fantasy novel by M.S. Kaye
I’m delighted to welcome back my friend Mrs N.N. Light to my blog today. Her post today is all about time management – something every writer struggles with from time to time. Thanks for dropping in, Mrs N. I’ll be taking some notes as I’m much in need of your advice! * * * Time…… Continue reading 6 essential tips on time-management for writers and bloggers