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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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Ward Zero – problems along the way…

For the first time on my own website, here’s the cover of my newest book. Ward Zero can be pre-ordered on kindle now (click the cover for details) and will be published on October 1st. The paperback will follow on … Continue reading

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Chosen Child is published!

I’m really pleased that my fourth book – another psychological thriller – is now available to download on kindle or other devices with an app. A few bits and pieces about the book: From the first word on the first … Continue reading

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New book trailer!

If you compare learning to make a book trailer to learning to ride your bike with no stabilisers, I’m at the stage of wobbling along, a parent (in my case, son 2) trotting beside me. For yards I can go … Continue reading

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New book! The title is…

The first adult novel I started was The Cold Cold Sea, way back when my children were small. I wrote and wrote but then at some point I got stuck… and that was when I started The Paradise Trees. I … Continue reading

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The Name Game – or, what (not) to call your characters…

We’ve talked before about the problems people face finding the right name for their children and animals. But for writers, name-finding problems don’t stop there; they carry straight on into the tricky task of finding good names for our characters. … Continue reading

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New book!

It’s been a busy week here in my new flat by the woods. Our local carpenter delivered the new standing desk to replace my home-made version, so now I can work away in comfort without worrying about cartons shifting when … Continue reading

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The Attic Room – out tomorrow!

This has been the hottest July since 2003 in our corner of Switzerland. In spite of this, our little wood is green and thriving, providing us with some welcome shade in the heat of the day. It also provides us … Continue reading

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The Attic Room video trailer

Son 2 and I have been busy making a new trailer. I found and downloaded the images, wrote the text, organised the credits, chose the music and put everything into MovieMaker. He pulled it all together and tweaked the timing. … Continue reading

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Schooldays…

A Facebook friend tagged me in the 5-day Poetry Challenge last week, which immediately brought back memories of English classes – delving into Shakespeare sonnets and learning Ogden Nash poems by heart. It was heady stuff. In this challenge, however, … Continue reading

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