A recap of my big news… After four drafts, my novel – now titled ‘Silenced’, a crime novel with elements of a psychological thriller – has found a home with Hobeck Books. Hobeck is a newish publisher focusing on crime, suspense and thrillers. Their website’s tag line ‘Indie spirit, traditional values’ immediately appealed to me … More July news, coping with change, and the end of lockdown
Can at last reveal my news! I’ve been bubbling over with excitement after signing a contract last week with a new publisher, Hobeck Books (new for me plus they are new on the publishing scene but growing rapidly). My latest novel, SILENCED (a psychological thriller-crime thriller set in the murky world of police corruption and … More My news!! Hobeck Books to publish my crime thriller
Prize draw 6pm GMT 23 February To celebrate my relaunch of my relationship comedy Not Having It All, here’s something to tempt book lovers and chocolate lovers. This is my first independently published book, and the whole process is more than a little scary to be honest. I recently got the rights back from my … More Win a book token, chocs & a signed copy of NOT HAVING IT ALL
A weird thing happened to me this week. I got an email from Fish Publishing saying my entry had got second place in the Pocket Prose category of the Lockdown Prize, an international writing competition on the theme of the Coronavirus-induced lockdown. Then I got another email saying it was actually second in another category, … More Lockdown Prize – my entry 2nd in ‘Breakout’ category
Some news I’m rather pleased about. My third (!!!) novel will be published next May by Bombshell Books, an imprint of Bloodhound Books. For news about my upcoming books and any exciting developments, plus perks for subscribers (I’m thinking up some right now), sign up to my newsletter
It has been a breathless, emotional and at times almost overwhelming ten days since the launch of THE GIRL IN HIS EYES on the 18th. Live interview My interview on the Jo Good show on BBC Radio London finally happened this Tuesday (25 September) after two frustrating delays. It was my third radio interview in … More Interviewed on BBC Radio London!! Transforming trauma into creativity
So, my book is out in the world! I’m really happy to see it doing well in the Amazon charts – and as for the reviews… Woke up this morning to a ton of tweets for THE GIRL IN HIS EYES blog blitz. The book really seems to have touched a lot of the early … More So, my book is out in the world!
The other day, after returning home from a most enjoyable holiday in France, I had a stab of realisation. My novel will be out in a mere 4 weeks!!! Eek!! My restored sense of inner tranquillity and vague thoughts of ‘Everyone’s on holiday now, you can relax for a while’, were instantly shattered. Cake flavour … More Book out in 4 weeks!!!
And here it is… THE GIRL IN HIS EYES cover I must admit, I wasn’t too sure about it at first. The girl looks a little younger perhaps than the girl in the book, and isn’t how I imagined her. But it’s growing on me. There’s quite a disturbing feel about it, I think, which is … More The Girl In His Eyes cover reveal
Getting close to publication My novel, 19 years in the making if you include all the years I put it aside, is soon to emerge into the world. THE GIRL IN HIS EYES, a dark psychological drama with echoes of Lolita, is two months away from publication. (These echoes may be quite distant, and are … More THE GIRL IN HIS EYES – It’s all happening!