I’m delighted to say the fourth book in the Tara Thorpe series is out today in Kindle and paperback formats! Here’s the blurb: When the body of twenty-year-old Julie Cooper is found – her pockets stuffed full of wilting flowers – in an iron-age hill fort on the edge of the fens, Detective Tara Thorpe and her … More Murder in the Fens (Tara Thorpe 4) is out today! @Bookouture
I first saw the cover for Murder on the Marshes back in February and I’ve been itching to share it ever since. Finally the day has arrived, and here it is! As the graphic implies, you can order the Kindle version of the book now, if you’d like to line up some Cambridge crime fiction … More Murder on the Marshes – cover reveal! @bookouture
I’ve been very quiet on the blogging front recently. At first it was because I was working on a new series, and I hadn’t sorted it out enough to report back. Then it was because I’d realised it might fit best with a new publisher. And finally it was because I’d found the most fantastic … More A three-book deal with @bookouture!
Summer has arrived in Cambridge and it’s perfect weather for punting, so long as you don’t mind company… There are multiple options if you’d like to take to the river, either for hiring your own punt or letting a chauffeur take the strain. Something I only became aware of recently is that the Trinity College … More The power of three – Trinity punts
For a flavour of the book, here are photos of some of its settings, and a few review quotes: “An old-style murder mystery, with lots of class.” “Ah the story of Ruby and Nate! Clare Chase is an expert at weaving together suspense and romance, the hint of tragedy in the past and of a … More A Stranger’s House – Cambridge crime
The festival is underway. We went to the launch yesterday, and took advantage of the night market in the Market Square, which was doing a roaring trade in street food. The snacks provided some much-needed warmth. It was so cold that I was tempted to use my nose to operate the camera on my phone. … More The Cambridge e-luminate festival – 10th-15th February 2017
I’m delighted that the blog tour to celebrate the paperback release of my first Cambridge mystery, A Stranger’s House, starts tomorrow. Here’s the schedule: Very many thanks to all the book bloggers who are hosting me, and to Choc Lit for organising everything! My other news is that One Dark Lie is in the Kobo … More Heading off on tour…