Christmas in October.

Well, kind of lol. Pelican Book Group are releasing all their Christmas books on October 14th, including my three offerings. When district nurse Octavia Berry arrives to start her new job on a remote Scottish island, the last person she expects to see is her estranged husband. With a population of seventy-two and at the … Continue reading Christmas in October.

Three new books coming

I have signed contracts and returned the first set of edits for not one, not two, but three Christmas extravaganza books. And because I cast all my books, here are the cast pics as well. Amid The Cold of Winter is the direct sequal to The House That Jack Built. Kate and Zander It’s Christmas … Continue reading Three new books coming

The House That Jack Built releases

This really did sneak up on me. Surrounded by bank holidays and writing books for a possible Christmas release, release day came and went. (Those books did include the direct sequel to this. And I'm plotting a new Zander/Isabel book.) Receptionist Kate Dahlbeck accepts the final slot on reality TV show Jack’s House, and takes … Continue reading The House That Jack Built releases

The House That Jack Built

How can it be the middle of February all ready? Anyway, The House That Jack Built has a cover, a release date and I have a galley copy sitting on the iPad half read. Shiny cover made by Nicola Martinez Receptionist Kate Dahlbeck accepts the final slot on reality TV show "Jack’s House", and takes … Continue reading The House That Jack Built

Release Date for Christmas books

Nov 30th is the day for the launch of Blue Christmas and In The Bleak Midwinter. Right now I am galley editing both books, making sure there are no stray typos, full stops or formatting errors. But I can almost guarantee there will be at least one, because there always are. Blue Christmas In the … Continue reading Release Date for Christmas books

Cover Reveals for Christmas books.

It looks as if In The Bleak Midwinter will be joined by Blue Christmas this December. Here are the covers and extracts of both books. Oh and something really weird. For my story board for In The Bleak Midwinter, I had a photo of the Old Vic in London which I took from the net. … Continue reading Cover Reveals for Christmas books.

New Book Contract

I had a nice email last night - a contract for Blue Christmas. This one is set in Cornwall and entirely my editors fault. She sent me a photo and the phrase Blue Christmas as inspiration... and this book is the result. Here's the cast photo. And the working blurb. This may well change slightly … Continue reading New Book Contract

Long time no post

I do apologise. I had no idea it had been half a year since my last post on here. In a way, nothing has happened, but then again it has. So book news. I have signed contracts for two new books. One will be out this Christmas as part of the extravaganza, probably in December. … Continue reading Long time no post

Flash fiction February

This is something new i discovered on the Writer’s Digest site. I did the NOVPAD challenge back in November and enjoyed it. So figured I’d try this one now. Each day in Feb they put a prompt up and the challenge is to write a piece of flash fiction using that prompt. I’m not promising … Continue reading Flash fiction February