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Good to meet you…author Kristy Tate

 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

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Good to meet you…author Isabella Connor

Strictly speaking we’re only meeting half of Isabella Connor today – and she’s not called Isabella! Liv Thomas is one half of a writing duo who publish under the lovely name of Isabella Connor. Liv lives in England, and her writing partner, Val, lives in Canada. They’ve never actually met in real life, but they’ve…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Isabella Connor

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Good to meet you…author Jane Jackson

Summer in northern England has been a bit of a wash out this year, and the skies here are gloomy again today, so I’m hoping my guest has brought some southern sunshine with her. The kettle’s on, and I have a big plate of scones, cream, and jam ready especially. Now I’m waiting for my…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Jane Jackson

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Good to meet you…author Gilli Allan

I’m absolutely delighted to welcome author Gilli Allan today. Gilli and I share a couple of things in common. We’re both members of the UK’s Romantic Novelists’ Association, and we both have recent releases with UK publisher Accent Press. Gilli is also one of the friendliest and most supportive authors I know. It’s been great…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Gilli Allan

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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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Author Marie Laval’s recipe for Provençal romantic suspense

Today author Marie Laval returns to my blog to give us the ingredients for a great romantic suspense. Marie was one of my first visitors ever – you can find her interview with me here – and since then we’ve met up many times in real life, at RNA events or most often to talk…… Continue reading Author Marie Laval’s recipe for Provençal romantic suspense

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Good to meet you…author Iris Blobel

There’s a beautiful blue sky today, my snowdrops are out in the back yard – how I love snowdrops; first sign of spring! – but there’s also an icy cold wind. The perfect excuse to stay indoors by the fire, especially if you have a guest who’s come all the way from sunny Australia, as…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Iris Blobel