Nancy is a Diamond!

Coming in on the magic carpet now is my dear friend and fellow-Scot, Nancy Jardine. I’m so excited to see her as it’s been a while since she was at the cottage although she was one of the gang who really helped me out at my latest book-launch.  “OK Nancy, just say “Down, boy!” and … More Nancy is a Diamond!

The Team!

Here are the team who helped me make my Attention to Death launch such a success. They all published articles on their blogs to publicise my latest book. They are fabulous friends and MY family. Nobody paid them, they volunteered. Of course, I can’t do anything without Nanny Ab! So let’s have a standing ovation … More The Team!

Cyber Bullying

I was bullied at school but, until yesterday had never been bullied on the internet. It was a double shocker because A) it was a happy day, the launch of my first new book in 3 years following my near-fatal motorbike accident B) the perp was someone supposedly au fait with the book business. You would think … More Cyber Bullying

Criminal Cock-up!

Enormous thanks to my co-hosts Jane Bwye, Nancy Jardine, Sue Bernard and Katy Johnson for holding the fort when my Attention to Death launch party crashed due to a farmer knocking down a telegraph pole. Such is the fun of life in the wilds of near-Alpine France. So to make up for it, we are … More Criminal Cock-up!


BY CAROLYN HUGHES Genre: Historical fiction Release Date: 7th November 2016 Publisher: SilverWood Books Ltd Plague-widow Alice atte Wode is desperate to find her missing daughter, but her neighbours are rebelling against their masters and their mutiny is hindering the search. June 1349. In a Hampshire village, the worst plague in England’s history has wiped … More FORTUNE’S WHEEL

I name this book…

We have a launch! Friday 10th March (13.00 – 20.00 UK time) you are all invited to my party on Facebook to celebrate my first Crime/Romance novel. Here is the link to the launch As I have already had some unfortunate reactions from people who don’t read the blurb on Amazon  I will warn you now, … More I name this book…

It’s a mystery!

Like crime novels? Well, you may be looking forward to my new launch on Friday but here is a little mystery story for you. I’ll set the scene and you can try to work it out. Picture a small village in Britain. The sign says  “Yewkay Craïm” It is self-contained, indeed, surrounded by barbed wire … More It’s a mystery!