Today marks my publisher, Choc Lit’s, seventh birthday. Of course, I’m keen to mark the occasion – and it’s important to stay on theme. This makes me very happy! Choc Lit is celebrating on Twitter, Facebook and its blog, posting giveways and birthday-themed short stories throughout the day. For me, it’s a chance to say … More 7 today! Happy birthday Choc Lit!
I was very excited when I found that A Stranger’s House was going to be the first title published under Choc Lit’s new imprint, Death by Choc Lit. I love the slogan they’ve chosen for this line: gripping, edge-of-your seat reads, and I’ll be talking about my own literary Death by Choc Lit recipe on … More Delicious Death. But will it be?
So, it’s been an eventful time since I last wrote a blog post. My new novel, A Stranger’s House, is now up for pre-order on Amazon, and ready for reviewers to download from NetGalley. Even though the build-up to this moment can be measured in years, rather than months (once you factor in all the … More Death by Choc Lit, anyone?
So, the edits for my second novel are finally finished. Once again, it’s been a really thorough process, making me feel that every aspect has been considered, to make the book the best it can be. Here’s how the system works for those published by Choc Lit: The Tasting Panel Choc Lit has a panel … More My experience of the editing process
Later this year, my second novel’s due to be published. The action takes place in Cambridge, and it has a new set of characters. Meanwhile, I’ve written a follow-up novella to You Think You Know Me (set in London once again) and also a second book in the Cambridge series. Both strands have something in … More The London and Cambridge mysteries
I’d been eagerly anticipating last weekend for weeks before it happened. It was the annual get-together of my old university gang. It’s always a real tonic – hours of catching up, a lot of laughs (and some very fine food and drink, come to that)! Very many thanks to our wonderful hosts, as ever, who … More The Wonderful Westfield Gang
I realise quite a lot has happened since I last posted. My debut novel, You Think You Know Me, came out in paperback on 7th September. Very many thanks are due to Choc Lit for their amazing support and all the promo they organised around the date. I was delighted that the book was picked … More Did I miss September?