Forgotten Flower

With thanks to Miranda Kate for Week 79 She left us as she had always predicted, on the seashore at night, just as she herself had once been left so many years ago. I always went next door to my Grandmother’s cottage first thing, after breakfast, to take her milk and bread. That morning, the … More Forgotten Flower


I iz Jinjurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr wot came to live year cupple of leaf drops ago. I lived down rode with bendy family but likes Badgurrr and Otturrrr more, they not kik me. Here iz my not-real-mother bro Piston wot was found under hood of herself’s van so we is like bruvvers. I iz the hoodie an he … More Hawopurrrrrrrrrrrr

Just in Time

It was only on the 5th of May that I wrote about retiring due to Badger needing nursing see here Within a week, as if wishing to prove me right, Badger decided to add a severe stroke to his cancer. Fortunately, it was on the left-hand side so only his right side is wonky which, … More Just in Time


Genre: Cosy Crime/Women’s Contemporary Fiction and Historical Crime Release Date: December 1st and January 31st Publisher: Accent Press The world of running is completely alien to Libby Sarjeant and her friend Fran Wolfe, but when Libby’s son Adam and Fran’s stepdaughter Sophie join the Nethergate Harriers, they have to take an interest. And when one … More MURDER ON THE RUN BY LESLEY COOKMAN


There’s passion on the Dance Floor On return from a trip around the world, TV presenter, Ava Whittaker, has a baby by Matthias de Romero, Argentine Tango champion, hacienda owner, and the man she loves. The problem? He doesn’t know. Fast forward two years, and Ava reluctantly agrees to be a contestant on a new … More TANGO

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!