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…
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
On Tuesday, the lovely Karen Mace hosted the cover reveal for One Dark Lie on her blog, Books and Me, which means I’m now allowed to share it here too. As ever, I feel that ace designer, Berni Stevens, has done a fantastic job. (And I love the fact that she’s managed to include a … More Book update: One Dark Lie – cover reveal and book blurb
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
There are all sorts of things that go with having a new novel out. Making a book trailer is an optional extra, but it’s a lot of fun, so I’ve put one together for A Stranger’s House. (I had a little help from the rest of the family when it came to the night-time photography … More Playing with Windows Movie Maker (again)
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