First book in the Escape to Switzerland series:
Saving the Lakeside Hotel
‘Armchair travel at its best!’
‘A family drama with an emotional depth I’ve not come across for a while.’
‘A brilliant read & highly recommended’
The Cold Cold Sea
‘An emotional read, a turbulent read.’
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Tag Archives: Chosen Child
The ‘A’ books… #A-Z books 📚
This is an adaptation of something I saw on Twitter recently – people were posting 26 books in 26 days, each title beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. (Don’t worry, I’m planning on taking around 26 months to … Continue reading
Posted in books, The Writing Life Tagged #A-Z books, Alison Baillie, children's books, Chosen Child, crime fiction, Stolen Sister Leave a comment
A Bookish Happy Easter
Easter. Chocolate eggs. (Or they’re more often chocolate bunnies, here in Switzerland.) Springtime in the garden. And, for most people, a few days off work and plenty of time to read. So especially for Easter, here are a few of my … Continue reading
Posted in books Tagged Chosen Child, Easter, kindle bargain, The Saturday Secret 4 Comments
Cheers, slàinte, and prost!
It’s a triple book celebration today here in N.E. Switzerland – one of them entirely by coincidence. First of all, happy publication day to The Saturday Secret, my first-ever feel-good, romantic-ish collection of short stories. I’ve been wanting to do … Continue reading
Posted in My books, The Writing Life Tagged Amazon, audiobooks, Chosen Child, Fabrian Books, Oakhill Publishing, The Saturday Secret 16 Comments
Books Without Borders….
Standing in my living room this morning, I can see into three different countries. Switzerland, Germany, Austria. It’s fun, living in borderland. In summer we take the ferry across the lake to Friedreichshafen once or twice a month, to stroll … Continue reading
2016 – the best of times and the worst of times… (a minimalist’s version)
The death of David Bowie on January 10th was a shock to many people, including me, and 2016 did seem to provide us with more than usual ‘famous deaths’. It’s been a big year in politics, too. But here’s my … Continue reading
Posted in Life in Switzerland Tagged 2016, Chosen Child, Switzerland, The Attic Room, the Böög, Ward Zero, Writing 7 Comments
Who brings your cat’s Christmas presents???
This time next week… actually, by next Sunday, Christmas will be over here – we celebrate on the 24th in Switzerland. At some point late afternoon or early evening, the Christ-child brings not only the presents, but also the Christmas … Continue reading
Posted in Life in Switzerland Tagged Chosen Child, Christmas, Christmas jokes, kindle bargain, special offer, Swiss traditions, The Attic Room, Ward Zero 11 Comments
In memory of summers past…
Remember back in the day, when the long school holidays started, and weeks and weeks of sunshine stretched in front of us, and we had nothing to do but play – and read? Remember building caterpiller zoos in jam jars, … Continue reading
Posted in books Tagged childhood, Chosen Child, floods, KDP All-Star Bonus, Lake Constance, Little House on the Prairie, memories, The Growing Summer 8 Comments
Lost: the weather. A Very British Blog Post…
Here in Switzerland, it’s a well-known fact that British people like talking about the weather – and let’s face it; the weather gives us something different to say several times a day. But this year, it’s conversation topic number one … Continue reading
Posted in Life in Switzerland Tagged Amazon, Chosen Child, Linda Huber Pinterest, Scotland, weather, winter 6 Comments
Chosen Child is now available in paperback! It’s a lovely paperback, thanks to Debbie at The Cover Collection, and in one respect this one’s different to my others because it has a glossy finish, which really shows off that lovely … Continue reading
Posted in My books, The Writing Life Tagged Alison Gray, Book bloggers, Chosen Child, There's Been A Murder Blog, Virtual Book Group 4 Comments