Celebrating a Win with a Giveaway!

Winner! I’m total thrillled to announce that Eve Bliss and Kit Merchant, the hero and heroine of A Secret, a Safari, a Second Chance, my contribution to the mini series “Destination Brides” have won the “Couples” category in the Still Moments Magazine: 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards This story about a second chance love is very special…

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On a desert island with author, Michelle Douglas

It all started with a koala… Making up stories of her own has always been one of Michelle’s passions. She received her first rejection letter at the age of ten for Keri the Koala Baby, and has been writing ever since. A love of literature led her to major in English at the University of…

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Can you tell a book by its cover?

The Classic I have been writing for Mills and Boon for thirty years. My first book was accepted in 1991 and published in December 1992. It had the classic retro cover that I still love. Sadly, I only had two books with this cover design (although more of that later) when M&B went for a…

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This week in my garden…

One of the first things I planted in my garden was Anemone Blanda. I just love the glowing blue and they flower so early. I bought 50 corms and in the first spring they produced single flowers. They were there, beautiful, but I had to look for them. In the last week or so, they…

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Australian Romance Readers Association awards nominations….

…and yes, I’m on the list! I’m completely over the moon to announce that Christmas Reunion in Paris is in the Members Choice category of Favourite Christmas or Holiday Romances. This was the first book in a mini series based around the Harrington Park Hotel, and I’m doubly delighted, that James’ sister, Sally Harrington –…

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Book bargains to see you through the holiday

Times are tough and reading is helping to get us through, so these are a few of my books that are on special offer at the moment. Click the titles for the links. Available worldwide These two full length sizzling romances are available everywhere at this price, and on all platforms. Wild Justice is the…

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Are you NaNoing? How’s it going?

If you’re struggling with that pesky start…   .If you have so much that the reader needs to know before you get the good stuff, you may find my advice on dealing with backstory useful. Or for more about getting the first chapter down, there’s Grabbing the Reader on the First Page . It’s the…

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Waiting for the reviews. The nail biting nervousness of a blog tour…

…the romance {oh, the romance!)… I absolutely have to share this review of Christmas Reunion in Paris from “Being Anne” This is my first ever blog tour and I’m happy to sat that I’ve had some wonderful reviews – they are all in my twitter feed – but  I was  nervous about this one. Anne…

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What Music was I Listening to When I Wrote Christmas Reunion in Paris? Here’s my playlist

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Two years on: my garden…

  Garden Catch Up…. I was updating this site earlier in the week and realised I hadn’t added any new pictures  to my garden page to show the progress I’ve made since I moved in and was faced with this. A lovely young man called Robert came and did the clearance job, leaving me with…

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