Hello Gang. Here I am back from my usual three-year drama-trauma hospitalization. Neither I nor the specialists have any idea how or why it happened but I suddenly had a “cardiac incident” which isn’t a heart attack but rather unpleasant. My blood pressure and pulse went through the roof causing oxygen deficiency in my brain, … More I’m back…
Genre: Mystery Release Date: 12 December 2016 Series: London & Cambridge Mysteries #3) Publisher: Choc Lit Ltd (Death by Choc Lit imprint) The truth can hurt, and sometimes it leads to murder … After becoming embroiled in a murder investigation, Nate Bastable and Ruby Fawcett have decided to opt for the quiet life. But crime … More ONE DARK LIE BY CLARE CHASE
Genre: Contemporary Romance Series: Draymere Hall #2 Release Date: 11th March 2017 Hettie and Alexander are back, and this was never going to be a conventional love story. No bed of roses. Proud, passionate and wilful, they are alike in so many ways. That has to be a good thing doesn’t it? Or it could … More A BED OF BRAMBLES BY SAM RUSSELL
Welcome today to a completely new friend and writer, Misty Harvey who has come all the way from the States to visit today. Come in off that flying carpet, Hon, you must have got a bit chilly up there. Hope the Atlantic wasn’t too rough. Did you see any dolphins? Hello, Ailsa. Thank you for … More Say “Misty” for me!
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!
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!
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
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!
My dear friend Sally Cronin is coming in out of the rain today to sit by the fire and tell me about « Sally’s Café and Bookstore » so I’d better make some fresh coffee. Dig in to those patisseries, Sally, my friend Pierre, the mad baker, gave them to me for nothing when I … More Sally’s Café and Bookstore
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