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Happy 80th birthday, Penguin Books

This year marks 80 years since Penguin Books printed their first paperbacks and changed the way readers thought about books forever. Penguin Books was first set up in 1935 by Allen Lane, who was then a director at the Bodley Head imprint. The story goes that he was coming back from a trip to visit…… Continue reading Happy 80th birthday, Penguin Books

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The Antique Love – story of a cover

A few days ago I posted the cover of my next novel, The Antique Love  (which will be released on 6th September 2013) here on my blog, and on my Facebook Page. I was really happy with the response to my cover.  Everyone seems to love it as much as I do.  So I thought…… Continue reading The Antique Love – story of a cover

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Cover reveal for The Silk Romance – and it’s beautiful :)

I’m so excited to have the cover for my first novel, The Silk Romance. Here it is.  Isn’t it absolutely gorgeous? I’m indebted to designer Charlotte Volnek for all her ideas.  Although I’ve worked in the print industry for many years, and worked closely with graphic designers, I’m not a very good artist!  I gave…… Continue reading Cover reveal for The Silk Romance – and it’s beautiful :)