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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Back to the desert island with Jill Barry…

This month I have so much pleasure in welcoming a dear friend, Jill Barry, to my blog to talk about the books she’d take with her to a desert island. Jill and I met many years ago as founder members of the Carmarthenshire chapter (now the Cariad Chapter) of the Romantic Novelists’ Association. Having discovered…

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What books will Ella Hayes take to her desert island?

Ella Hayes put her career change down to a “mid-life moment”. After decades of hauling cameras about filming everything from moths mating to athletes competing in the 1993 Barcelona Paralympics, in 2017 she started a master’s degree in Writing Practice and Study at Dundee University. It was a wise decision as, in that same year…

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

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Two new Manga titles for July!

Manga Magic I am so excited! I absolutely love the Japanese manga editions of my books – they have a special place on my bookshelf – but it’s always a joy to see them translated into English by Harlequin Comics. The first is The Bachelor’s Baby. This is the story of Amaryllis (Amy) Jones and…

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Do you jigsaw?

Beach Hut Surprise hit Amazon on Tuesday and “Being Anne” invited us over to her fabulous  blog to chat about how we put together this anthology. Definitely worth a read! And, just for fun, you can have a go and this online jigsaw of the cover! I hope you all managed to catch the fleeting…

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Free book

If the Shoe Fits – formerly published as The Bridesmaid’s Royal Bodyguard – is free to download this weekend on June 30 and July 1.

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Liz’s December

Well, golly, December has gone by in a flash. I don’t send a lot of cards – the money went to a homeless charitiy this year – but the  presents are wrapped, I’ve been to the local pantomime with the family, and my nails are sparkly and since, this year, the celebrations are at my…

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