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!
As announced in my April post, my novel THE GIRL IN HIS EYES will be published by Bloodhound Books in September 2018 The due date, 18 September, is coincidentally the day after my birthday so I’ll have no excuse not to celebrate! Yesterday I handed in my last structural edits and now the copywriter will get … More From dark days to OMG: How I got my 2nd publishing deal
This will be my second blog post in one day – unheard of for me 🙂 But I wanted to share my news right away here. Yesterday was rather special to say the least. After some hectic hours of pondering translation rights and so forth and a flurry of emails (I am not the best … More So dreams do come true after all! #FridayFeeling
Featured image by Claire Tucker OK, so nothing that dramatic or exceptional happened. (Apart from my seriously red hair, that is – the hairdresser took me at my word.) To me though, it was a very special evening, and one I won’t forget. I chatted with lots of lovely people, many of whom forked out for a paperback, then … More What happened at the Blind Side launch party
They’ve arrived! My author copies of Blind Side plus two boxes for selling at events. Here are some pix that I took yesterday in my state of overwhelmed excitement. The dog was in a tizz too, barking like crazy when the doorbell went, and he spotted two large, very chewable boxes. I celebrated with a large glass of … More Blind Side paperbacks arrive!!
So, what you’ve all been waiting for. My big news is… Blind Side is coming out as a paperback!! It’ll be available at the end of February from UK bookshops and Amazon. (If your bookshop doesn’t have it in stock, please ask them to order it.) I’ve been dying to tell everyone about this for ages, was … More BLIND SIDE – coming out as a paperback!
I’ve been in a state of altered reality ever since Tuesday 26th July when the first review of my book came out. It’s been… well, almost too much to take in. Are they really talking about my novel, the one I’ve doggedly pursued for years and many times felt like giving up on, that I must have altered and saved a thousand … More Bowled over by first reviews of Blind Side
Originally posted on Cleopatra Loves Books:
Psychological Thriller4*s I’m going to start this review by stating that there was far more to this psychological thriller than I anticipated. When Georgie agrees to have sex one drunken evening the last thing she could possibly have anticipated was the domino effect she’d set in motion. Rule number…