Slight snafu…

Amazon have made a bit of snafu with my latest re-release, Tender Deception (formerly The Three Year Itch) but it’s now available on Kindle Unlimited. Here’s the blurb — It has been three blissful years since Abbie married Grey Lockwood. She has it all: a glamorous jet-setting career, a beautiful home and, best of all,…

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30 years and still writing…

Today marks the 30th anniversary on the publication of my first book – An Image of You. I had intended a long post but I’ve been laid up this week with the cold from hell so I’m directing you to last week’s post on the Liberta Books blog, which says it all. But, if you…

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When the lights are off…

Last night I had a power cut.

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What is a writing retreat?

Getting away… Writing is a solitary occupation. Most of the time, we sit at our desks and the most exciting stuff we do is research stuff on the internet. When does a wild flower bloom in the UK. (Hint, it won’t the same time everywhere.) What butterflies lay their eggs on nettles? What plant will…

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What I’ve been reading…

It’s all about bookshops This last couple of weeks I’ve been reading books set in bookshops. There are an awful lot of them in pretty much every genre. I started by downloading samples — such a great thing. Some I didn’t read further, not because they aren’t a great read, but at that moment they…

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New books…

Well, not totally new… I’m sorry if I’ve been missing in action here on my blog. I promise you I haven’t been idle, but that’s news that will have to keep. What I can tell you is that I’ve been refreshing two of my earlier books and given them both gorgeous new covers designed by…

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Re-wilding… it’s a thing.

This garden of weeds took home gold! The plot – named Weed Thriller – was handed the award at the RHS Tatton Flower Show in Cheshire.Horticulturist Sandra Nock told the BBC that they thought they might be given Nil Point by  the RHS but, on the contrary, they were receptive and complimentary. She added that “Without…

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