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
Having vowed to pipe down after the recent publicity blitz, I have to break my promise as I’ve just found out that my first Cambridge mystery, A Stranger’s House, is on promotion across all digital platforms from 14th – 17th February. If you’re tempted, you can connect to your favourite ebook provider here (assuming this … More A Stranger’s House is on offer at 99p!
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…
The weather’s closing in here in Cambridge* and conditions are perfect for holing up in a pub. One of the city’s most famous is The Eagle. From my point of view, it’s significant because Nate and Ruby meet there for lunch in One Dark Lie. If pushed, I’ll also admit that it’s quite well known … More Atmospheric Cambridge – cosy up at The Eagle
I’m celebrating today as my second Cambridge mystery, One Dark Lie, is now available across all ebook platforms. It’s set in the run-up to Christmas: cue lots of snowy pics! Writing a novel can be a bit of a long, slow process, and encouragement along the way truly helps, so it seems like a … More The making of a novel – inspiration & method
Last weekend I had a thoroughly self-indulgent time attending a talk by Sophie Hannah and Jill Dawson. Hannah has recently written Closed Casket, her second Hercule Poirot mystery, commissioned by Agatha Christie Limited. Meanwhile Dawson’s latest book, The Crime Writer, is about novelist Patricia Highsmith, and according to The Guardian “achieves a wonderful blurring of … More Sophie Hannah and Jill Dawson at the Cambridge Literary Festival