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Summer and winter on the Yorkshire moors, plus a new uplifting Christmas anthology

It’s time for our August authors’ round Robin, and author Rhobin Courtright has set us the perfect summer topic… Give an excerpt from one of your books dealing with travel and/or a holiday Rhobin is an American author, and her original title mentions  a ‘vacation’, but I’ve translated into the British ‘holiday’ for my post.…… Continue reading Summer and winter on the Yorkshire moors, plus a new uplifting Christmas anthology

authors · romance

Jenny Twist’s magical tale of Christmas in Oxford

Earlier this week I wrote about Holiday Magic, a new anthology of heart-warming stories for the Christmas season by the World Romance Writers group of authors. Today I’m delighted to welcome one of the authors, Jenny Twist, who is here to talk about her story, Marion. I met Jenny through our last anthology, Letterbox Love Stories. The…… Continue reading Jenny Twist’s magical tale of Christmas in Oxford

novels · romance · short stories

Letterbox Love Stories: “Hands down, the best anthology I’ve read”

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”

romance · world romance writers

An exciting new summer anthology…coming soon! #WRWbuzz

A few weeks ago I wrote about how I’d joined a new, international group of authors called World Romance Writers. I’m very excited to say that our first anthology, entitled Letterbox Love Stories, will soon be released, just in time for the summer holidays. Our stories are the perfect holiday read, with each one set in…… Continue reading An exciting new summer anthology…coming soon! #WRWbuzz

authors · romance · writers

World Romance Writers – a new and exciting group #WRWbuzz

A few months ago I was approached by American author Gemma Juliana regarding an exciting project. Gemma was putting together an international group of authors, whose first release would be an anthology of European-set short stories. I’ve worked with Gemma on a couple of anthologies before – the most recent was the Christmas anthology Exquisite Christmas,…… Continue reading World Romance Writers – a new and exciting group #WRWbuzz

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

hallowe'en · horror · short stories · supernatural

The ten scariest short stories ever…

This week I’ve been reading supernatural stories in the build up to Hallowe’en, and scaring myself silly.  So I haven’t slept much this week, and I’m looking forward to going back to reading romance novels! :) So here they are – in no particular order – my ten scariest short stories ever. Oh Whistle and…… Continue reading The ten scariest short stories ever…