Christmas · recipes · romance

Beverley Bateman’s recipe for Christmas Quick Bread – plus, the perfect Christmas gift

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about an anthology of Christmas romance stories put together by 21 authors of the group Exquisite Quills. Exquisite Christmas: 21 romance authors share stories and recipes is an ideal Christmas gift and the perfect book to dip into over the holidays. With around forty heartwarming stories and…… Continue reading Beverley Bateman’s recipe for Christmas Quick Bread – plus, the perfect Christmas gift

Christmas · short stories

Exquisite Christmas: 21 romance authors share stories and recipes

I’m really thrilled to announce that our holiday short story anthology – Exquisite Christmas: 21 romance authors share stories and recipes – is now available for pre-order. The anthology was put together by a group of authors I belong to called Exquisite Quills. Romance authors are well-known for being supportive of one another, and this …… Continue reading Exquisite Christmas: 21 romance authors share stories and recipes

Christmas · short stories

“Fallen in Love.” A free short story for Christmas

I’m taking part in a Round Robin today. The theme is “a short poem, flash fiction, vignette, or other short piece about hope, love, forgiveness, Christmas.” My contribution is this Christmas short story. When you’ve finished reading, there’ll be a list of other authors participating in the Round Robin, each with a short piece for…… Continue reading “Fallen in Love.” A free short story for Christmas

authors · books · romance · writing

Winter is coming…! An anthology of heart-warming stories for those dark nights

Autumn is here in Yorkshire now, and the leaves are just beginning to turn on the trees.  When I go for my walk on the moors with my dog, we can tell that winter is approaching:  blackberries and bilberries in abundance for the picking; the bracken turning from deep green to dusty gold; and -…… Continue reading Winter is coming…! An anthology of heart-warming stories for those dark nights