All my life I had felt disadvantaged, alien, as if I were staring in at humanity through a pane of glass, isolated and only pretending to understand or join in. You’ll imagine my self-disgust when I discovered that it wasn’t a feeling…I really WAS behind a pane of glass, watching, waving but not participating. … More The Hitch
You know what I hate about clichés? A great way to write lazily, obviously and avoids the need to be innovative, of course …. but mainly I loathe them because they are true. Except … In one second my whole life came crashing down – piffle! I am a disaster-magnet and very rarely does anything happen … More Son of Cliché Rides Again
Hello Mumz frenz! Is special day today for all critters to be nice to ther mum. That not hard, we nice to our Mum every day! (that is an explanation mark wot means I is laffing) Problem is we been wotching telly and it say that mumz has to be gived cards n flowers or … More Mumz day
In junior school I was drawn to the percussion section of the school orchestra. Of course I was, banging, hitting, generally making a racket was something at which I was rather good. So I spent a few years messing around with triangles, cymbals, tambourines etc. although they wouldn’t let me loose on drums because I … More Now orchestrated!
Series: Templeton Cove Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: Jan 1st 2018 Publisher: Harlequin Mac Orman is on a mission. When he discovers his recently deceased father had been searching for his birth mother, Mac aims to finish the job by finding the grandmother he never knew. His quest leads him to Templeton Cove—and a firecracker … More A Stranger in the Cove
Genre: Thriller/paranormal Release Date: 26th September Paperback 7th November Kindle Publisher: Crooked Cat Books 18+ Dakota Crow has been murdered, her body dumped in a lonely part of the woods, and nobody knows but her and her killer. Stranded in Purgatory, a rotting hotel on the edge of forever, with no memory of her death, … More Purgatory Hotel
I’m out in the garden waiting for one of my Crooked Cat friends to arrive. We haven’t met before but all work very closely on co-promoting each other’s work. Ah- here she comes. Welcome, Lizzie Chantree! Come on over to the table and help yourself to … what would you like to drink? I drink … More Ninja Lizzie
Series: London Murder Mystery series book #2 Genre: Cozy Crime Release Date: 19th December 2017 Publisher: Crooked Cat Books Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Dulwich… It’s a perfect summer’s morning in the plush south London suburb, and thirty-something Beth Haldane has sneaked off to visit one of her favourite … More The Girl in the Gallery
Series: First book in my new Wych Ferry Series Genre: historical fiction Release Date: 12th December, 2017 Publisher: Crooked Cat Books A world beyond her own. A sea captain passes through the forgotten port of Wych Ferry, and whiles away an hour relating his traveller’s tales to young Rosamund Euden. He tells her that the … More WHALES AND STRANGE STARS
…are we to the gods, they kill us for their sport.” (Shakespeare → King Lear → Act 4, Scene 1, Page 2) There are many different names for the places where people believe their gods to live: Valhalla, Paradise, Heaven etc. It is little-known that the deities of all religions, of all ages, dwell happily together in a vast … More “As flies to wanton boys….