Massive thanks to Shell, Mandie, Jen and Laura for these publication day reviews! (Readers – each blog name links to the full write-up, and a gateway to many more book recommendations!) “A well and truly addictive read” “Perfect for Agatha Christie Fans” Baker’s Not So Secret Blog “A great cosy crime book” Jen Med’s Book … More Murder in the Fens blog tour – day one @bookouture
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
In celebration of my upcoming Cambridge crime series with Bookouture, I’m offering giveaways during both April and May. One winner per month, chosen at random, will receive a signed paperback of one of my previous murder mysteries, A Stranger’s House, together with some lovely Cambridge Imprint stationery*, straight from the city’s famous bookshop, Heffers. All subscribers to my … More Bookish news: Free downloads and a double Cambridge giveaway…
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