Tag Archives: romance

Sweet ‘n’ sour books from… Yorkshire

With both family and friends living in this lovely area, I’ve been to Yorkshire more often than any other part of England – so that’s where I’ve chosen for my second sweet ‘n’ sour books. In each S+S post, I’m … Continue reading

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A visit from Cass Grafton

I first met Cass on social media, but given that we both live in – roughly speaking – the same area in lovely Switzerland, it wasn’t long before we met up in person. Since then, we’ve been meeting regularly to … Continue reading

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A Perfect French Setting

Helen Pollard is on the blog today, talking about the lovely setting – a guesthouse in the French countryside – she chose for her bestselling trio of novels. Book number three, Summer at the Little French Guesthouse is out now … Continue reading

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In Yorkshire – Resisiting Mr Rochester

Stand by for some lovely pics – today we’re visiting Yorkshire, one of my favourite places in England, along with my fellow Fabrian Books writer Sharon Booth, who sets her books there. Over to Sharon to tell us about her … Continue reading

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The Perfect Location…

A couple of weeks ago I was on Facebook, and noticed this recently-published novella by my fellow-Fabrian Books writer Jo Bartlett. That cottage is almost exactly like the one friends used to have on The Isle Of Arran – I … Continue reading

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How much romance do you need in your thriller?

A thrilling romance… or a romantic thriller??? Romance in a thriller can be problematic, as I found out when I was writing Ward Zero, and my editor advised me to change the sex of one of my main characters… A … Continue reading

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Return to the Little French Guesthouse…

Huge congratulations to Helen Pollard! Today sees the launch of her new book, Return to the Little French Guesthouse. It sounds amazing – I’m sure a couple of weeks in a lovely French guesthouse would do us all good. I’m … Continue reading

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Let’s go to… The Little French Guesthouse – with Helen Pollard

It sounds amazing, doesn’t it? The Little French Guesthouse… After a month of very ‘April’ weather, we could all do with a holiday in France, and Helen Pollard has provided just that with her latest novel, published last Thursday and … Continue reading

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