Update from London

It’s been a while since my last post, I know… But it’s quality not quantity, n’est pas? My book news to kick off. The paperback launch of NOT HAVING IT ALL last month went incredibly well, especially given the near non-arrival of the paperbacks. Fortunately, due to an emergency order they made it just in … More Update from London

Not Having It All – the cover ๐Ÿ‘“๐Ÿง๐Ÿค“๐Ÿณ

This post will be short and sweet, for a change. Virtually no words at all. Just… The cover was revealed for the first time on Linda’s Book Bag earlier this week, thanks to the generosity of Linda Hill. My book will be published in ebook and paperback on 28th May 2019 and will be available … More Not Having It All – the cover ๐Ÿ‘“๐Ÿง๐Ÿค“๐Ÿณ

๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŽ One month until Not Having It All is published ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐ŸŒถ ๐Ÿท๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’˜ ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŽ

Almost unbelievably, Not Having It All will be my third book in less than two years. (Publisher: Bombshell Books, publication date: 28 May 2019.) I feel a mixture of excitement, stress and occasionally panic as the day nears for NHIA to be opened by unsuspecting readers. Iโ€™m pleased to say that the mood of the … More ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŽ One month until Not Having It All is published ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐ŸŒถ ๐Ÿท๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’˜ ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŽ

An extraordinary novel: review of The Colour Of Bee Larkhamโ€™s Murder by Sarah J Harris #bookreview

My decision to write one-par book reviews from now on has been swiftly overturned by The Colour Of Bee Larkhamโ€™s Murder. I totally LOVED this book and felt sad on finishing it last week. I bought the novel after seeing the large number of rave blogger reviews last year (great cover too) and listened to … More An extraordinary novel: review of The Colour Of Bee Larkhamโ€™s Murder by Sarah J Harris #bookreview

How far can a comedy go? Getting my next book ready for publication

It’s been a while since my last post, as much of my energy lately has been directed to getting my upcoming book (NOT HAVING IT ALL: A brazen comedy about the perils of midlife) ready for publication. Alongside this I’ve been musing on my next novel (radically different from this one, of course), writing a … More How far can a comedy go? Getting my next book ready for publication

#Bookreview Odette by @jessicaduchen

Book info Publisher: Unbound Digital Publication Date: December 2018 Author: Jessica Duchen Blurb When a swan crashes through her window at the height of a winter storm, journalist Mitzi Fairweather decides to nurse the injured bird back to health. But at sunset, the swan becomes a woman. This unexpected visitor is Odette, the swan princess … More #Bookreview Odette by @jessicaduchen

Top Tips For Surviving Christmas, my favourite books of 2018 & other seasonal musings

This is my Christmas and New Year blog post all rolled into one. If you should detect an oddly manic undercurrent, it’s induced by writing this at 5.30am this morning while contemplating all the Christmas cards I’ve not yet sent, presents not yet bought, domestic tasks not yet done, tax forms not yet completed, Facebook … More Top Tips For Surviving Christmas, my favourite books of 2018 & other seasonal musings