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Mystery, superstition and romance in the novel In the Mouth of the Wolf

Today is release day for my novel In the Mouth of the Wolf – hooray! The book is a re-release of A Year of Light and Shadows, with a fresh new cover that I love. I decided to change the title, too, to reflect the fact that one of the big themes of the story…… Continue reading Mystery, superstition and romance in the novel In the Mouth of the Wolf

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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 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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Witches, superstition, Scottish romance, and Macbeth

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

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My new romantic suspense, The Scottish Diamond – plus, a FREE novella!

Today is a doubly exciting day. My new romantic suspense novella, The Scottish Diamond, is now available for pre-order on Amazon US, and UK, and all the other international Amazons The lovely cover was designed by Charlotte Volnek. I love the font and the image of Edinburgh Castle in the foreground, and the hero is…… Continue reading My new romantic suspense, The Scottish Diamond – plus, a FREE novella!

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Good to meet you…author Alexa Bourne

It’s October, and autumn has arrived in the north of England.  The leaves are turning on the trees, the days are gloomy, and as the poet said, it’s the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.  The poet never mentioned it’s also the season of stinking colds.   I’m keeping my distance from my unfortunate guest…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Alexa Bourne

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Good to meet you…author Alan Calder

If you’ve been following my blog you’ll know that once a week I invite an author into my home in Yorkshire.  I ply them with tea and a variety of cakes and biscuits.  If the weather’s nice, sometimes we even sit out in the garden.  My guests have come from all over Europe and North…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Alan Calder