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!
Today on the blog, I’m delighted to welcome fellow Choc Lit author, Kirsty Ferry. There’s lots happening for Kirsty at the moment. Book two in her Rossetti Mysteries series, The Girl in the Painting, is out in paperback on 7th March. Meanwhile book three, The Girl in the Photograph, will be released across all digital … More Interview with Kirsty Ferry, author of the Rossetti Mysteries
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
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…
Today I’m delighted to welcome fellow Choc Lit author, Morton S Gray, to the blog. Morton’s debut novel The Girl on the Beach won Choc Lit’s Search for a Star competition, and I’ve been waiting to read it ever since. At last the time has come; the novel was released across all ebook platforms on … More Morton S Gray shares her writing process
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
In the last week, publication of book number three has jumped a step closer. The title – One Dark Lie – has been confirmed, and I’ve also seen some cover designs. I’m itching to share them – I love each of the options – but I’m not allowed to until things are finalised! The novel … More Book update: One Dark Lie – one step closer #crimefiction