Cover Reveal – The Truth Will Out!

It’s finally here! Today I’m very excited to share with you the cover art for my upcoming novel, The Truth Will Out:   I hope you all like it. I’m delighted! The Truth Will Out is the long awaited sequel to my debut, An Unfamiliar Murder, where we follow DCI Helen Lavery as she faces her toughest … Read More →

Anthology Release – Through the Eyes of a Storm

Well, I must preface this post with an apology. I’m a little behind the curve on this one as the book was actually released last week but hey, what’s a few days amongst friends? Yes, the long awaited anthology of Rainstorm Press authors’ shorties is finally here, and we’ve already received our first review on … Read More →

Novels: What Makes a Title?

As my second book starts to take shape, I’m increasingly aware that I haven’t chosen a title yet. Scratch that. I’ve chosen several, none of which seem to quite fit. So, how important is a book title? Last month I read an article by a leading UK agent who said it was the title and … Read More →

Sprinkling a Little Sunshine

As I’ve said before, I’m not great with blog awards. However, my great Tweep friend (and super talented writer) @MEFranco1 generously nominated me for the Sunshine Award, and we could really use some sunshine in the UK at present. Oh, I’m not rain bashing – two months ago we were officially in drought and we desperately need some juice. But a little respite would be nice, so we can get out with our families this summer and enjoy the beautiful British countryside. Maybe this will be a good omen?

Here are the rules:

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An Unfamiliar Murder – A Bestseller?

Well, OK, only in one store. But we all have to start somewhere, right? Wow! Me and James – my inspiration. Huge thanks to the great staff at my local bookstore for selling so many of my books, being supportive to a debut author in arranging promotional events, and reading and recommending my novel. You … Read More →