Tag Archives: Bloodhound Books

If wishes were horses…

When I was a child, my greatest wish was to own a pony. Unfortunately, we lived in the middle of Glasgow, and a pony would have decimated the family finances anyway. I had to make do with a budgie, and … Continue reading

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Weather mixed…

Back in the day, a summer holiday postcard from friends or family was an almost daily occurrence. I remember my mother having a long row on the mantelpiece, and I would stand on tiptoe to see them all. Most were … Continue reading

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Book Lovers’ Tag… (followed by very exciting book news)

Here’s a fun Q&A idea I saw recently on Shelley Wilson’s blog. Below are my reading habits, good ones, bad ones, and downright ugly ones. What are yours? Do you have a specific place for reading? In trains, in bed, … Continue reading

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Come back, Madame – all is forgiven…

Remember your French class at school? I do. At least, I remember the class. I sat beside one of our six Annes, with two others in front, and we had Roddy up the back who kept us all amused with … Continue reading

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Strangers…

Three women. One is a librarian. Another is secretary in a car salesroom. The third is a teacher. Each is a main character in Baby Dear. At the start of the book they don’t know each other, but each changes … Continue reading

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Baby Dear…

It’s not long to go until Baby Dear, my new ‘book baby’ is out there in the world – I hope to have the cover on the blog very soon (it’s brilliant, thank you, Bloodhound Books!). Meantime, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Scotland the Noir

Today on the blog I’m really pleased to welcome Owen Mullen. Like me, he’s a crime writer from Scotland who lives abroad and is published by Bloodhound Books. Owen’s books feature Glasgow PI Charlie Cameron, and the third, Before The … Continue reading

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The Sound of Sirens…

February has been an memorable month here by the lake in N.E. Switzerland. It started with a yearly event… One day at the beginning of the month, I was stepping out the front door of our apartment building and wishing … Continue reading

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