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Romance, suspense and chocolate-butterscotch pie: author Sharleen Scott’s triple delight!

I’m excited to welcome author Sharleen Scott today with a delicious offering: her page-turning romantic suspense and her family’s recipe for chocolate-butterscotch pie. They both sound absolute heaven – and I can imagine curling up in front of the fire on a cold November evening with both of them! Welcome, Sharleen! * * * *…… Continue reading Romance, suspense and chocolate-butterscotch pie: author Sharleen Scott’s triple delight!

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Good to meet you…author Sheryl Browne

What a wet and windy day it is today. Autumn is definitely here . The wind has blown loads of leaves onto my front path, and the pavement outside is all soggy with them. Time for my boots and mittens! But at least the rain provides a good excuse to put the central heating on…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Sheryl Browne

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Good to meet you…author Matthew Peters

We’ve been promised a heatwave here in Yorkshire, but it doesn’t appear to have arrived yet. Hard to believe the sun is going to shine at all, in fact. My garden is dripping wet, and the sky is a leaden grey. It’s a dismal day to welcome guests, but I’ve made Matthew Peters some hot…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Matthew Peters

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Good to meet you…author Renee Charles

Today’s been another lovely summer’s day. We’ve had brilliant weather all July, and the roses in my garden have great, heady blooms. Their scent is gorgeous, too, and it’s the perfect place to sit with my guest and have a chat. Welcome to Yorkshire, Renee Charles. Lovely to meet you! Where do you live, Renee?…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Renee Charles

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Catherine Gaskin, the girl with the golden pen

Catherine Gaskin penned a selection of fabulously gothic and thrilling novels in the fifties, sixties and seventies, and you only have to check out the brilliant covers I’ve included in this post to know these are books begging to be read :) She was known as “The Queen of Storytellers” and “The Girl with the…… Continue reading Catherine Gaskin, the girl with the golden pen

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Heather Greenis on how dreams inspired her writing

Today the talented Heather Greenis is back on my blog with some news about her upcoming releases.  (You may remember Heather’s first visit in June.) In fact Heather would have been back last week, but had to postpone because her team had reached the next level of a major curling championship.  How exciting is that! …… Continue reading Heather Greenis on how dreams inspired her writing

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Her Father’s Daughter and the Magdalene homes of Ireland

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how I discovered the cover art twin of my heroine Sophie Challoner, who features in my first novel, The Silk Romance.  (See cover to right of this post) Sophie’s cover art twin can be found on the cover of Cathy Mansell’s novel Her Father’s Daughter.   I was…… Continue reading Her Father’s Daughter and the Magdalene homes of Ireland