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While our north-side windows here overlook lovely woodland and the lake, the view to the south is plain street. A couple of trees, a car lot – and, diagonally across from us, a building site where they’re constructing a new … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the problems of finding names for one’s children and pets. Once in place, however, christian names at least generally last their owners a lifetime, and as fashions come and go it’s often … Continue reading
Things have been moving this week: Firstly, The Paradise Trees is on special offer (on kindle) at the moment – just 99p! So if you’re looking for a psychological thriller set in Yorkshire, starring Maroni aka Conker, the most beautiful … Continue reading
It’s been a whole year since The Paradise Trees came out. September 1st 2013 was the day, so a very happy birthday to my first book! Most parents will agree, the first child is a bit of an experiment when … Continue reading
After several weeks of work, we have a trailer for The Paradise Trees! After doing the one for The Cold Cold Sea with son 2 I reckoned I’d have a go myself this time – as you see it’s not … Continue reading
Things aren’t always what they seem… As well as my published novels, over the years I’ve had over fifty articles and short stories published in magazines. One thing that’s very important to me when I’m writing is location. I’ve rarely … Continue reading
It was a real Victor Meldrew moment. The first of two, actually. There I was in Switzerland a couple of months ago, rooted to the spot in our nearest big-town washing machine retailer, eyes popping and mouth hanging open… But … Continue reading