My Published books

 
 


Hungry For Love
 
 
Out Now As An ebook

on

Amazon
 
Louise Drew will be homeless if she doesn't accept a job working for Charlie Irons, the celebrity chef she replaced on his daytime cookery slot.
 
What choice does she have?
 
 
 
 
 
 


The Food Of Love
 
People's Friend Pocket Novel #831
 
Louise Drew replaced celebrity chef Connor Irons when he was let go from his daytime cookery slot. Connor's fans deserted the programme in droves and the show folded. When Louise applies for a new job as personal assistant with catering experience she realises to her horror it would mean working for Connor, but what choice does she have/ She is about to be evicted from her flat. If she doesn't accept the job she will be homeless.
 
 


Festival Fever
 
 
Available Now In Large Print
 
 
Fleur Denman is given the chance of a lifetime to front the Ridgly Parva Arts and History Festival but some locals had long memories and weren't prepared to pass up the chance of reviving the scandal that had blackened the Denman family. When festival funds go missing Ben Salt the festival sponsor is the first to point a finger in her direction
 
 
 
 
Love In A Mist
 
Available Now In Large Print
 
A ghost, a pet grooming parlour, a missing will, an Australian hippy, a stuffy grandson, an aging theatrical grand dame as a neighbour and single parent Penny Graham - put them all together and you have Love In A Mist, a tale of past loves, revenge and boundary issues. Roger Oakes needs the stuffing taken out of him and Penny Graham is just the girl to do it.



 
 

Love Will Find A Way
 
People's Friend Pocket Novel #824
 
When Bethany Burnett discovers her godfather Wendel Nelson holding a garden party in the snow she isn't in the least surprised. What does take her breath away is the sight of film director Sam Richards. His unexplained  disappearance fuelled media speculation for weeks. Now it seemed he was back and filming a costume drama at Waterbridge Manor, Wendel's country house. When Wendel volunteers Bethany's services as Sam's assistant she fears troubled times ahead.



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 E Book Now Available on Amazon
 
Fleur Denman is given the chance of a lifetime to front the Ridgly Parva Arts and History Festival, but some locals had long memories and weren't prepared to pass up the change of reviving the scandal that had blackened the Denman family. In the face of adversity Fleur sets out to clear her name once and for all but when festival money goes missing Ben Salt the main festival sponsor is amongst the first to point an accusing finger in her direction. When best selling airport novelist Rebecca Ebony, Ben's fiancée turns out to be Becky The Bully from Fleur's schooldays she realises she has an insurmountable challenge on her hands.
 
 
Festival Fever
 
People's Friend Pocket Novel #809
 
Fleur Denman sets out to clear the family name but when festival funds go missing Ben Salt is amongst the first to point an accusing finger in her direction

 
 
 
 
Finn's Forest
 
Out Now In Large Print
 
ISBN 978-1-4448-2839-9
 
Eirlys Pendragon always believed the only way to deal with fear was to face up to it, but was flying down a zip wire into the arms of charismatic Finn Hart the right answer?
 
 
 
Love Among The Arts
 
Out Now In Large Print
 
ISBN 978 1 4448 2802 3
 
Stella Bates takes refuge with the Loates family in an attempt to escape her stalker, the mysterious buttonhole man. She soon realises she has made a serious mistake and in an attempt to escape the charismatic Rory Loates she flees to Paris, Spain and eventually Devon, not realising her stalker is following her every move. 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Love In A Mist
 
Now available as an ebook on Amazon
 
 
Flame haired beauty and acclaimed actress of her day Minnie Hyde left a legacy of confusion when she died intestate. Single parent Penny Graham runs a pet grooming parlour in a disused theatre on the premises and is threatened with eviction when Minnie's grandson Roger Oakes appears on the scene. Things are thrown into further disarray when long lost Australian granddaughter Sarah Deeds also lays claim to the estate. Then next door neighbour and old sparring partner Lydia Gerald insists half the land surrounding Minnie's cottage is hers.
 
 
 
 
 
Minnie's Legacy
 
People's Friend Pocket Novel #799
 
When flame haired beauty and acclaimed actress of her day Minnie Hyde dies intestate she leaves a legacy of confusion. Single parent Penny Graham who runs a pet grooming parlour on the premises is threatened with eviction by Minnie's grandson Roger Oakes. Then long lost granddaughter Sarah puts in a claim to the estate and Lydia Gerald Minnie's next door neighbour insists half the land surrounding Minnie's cottage is hers.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Angela's Return Home
 
Out now in Large Print
 
ISBN 978 1 4448 2552 7
 
Angela Banks remembered Russ Stretton only too well. As a gauche teenager she had had a massive crush on him and now he was back with emotional baggage big time. There was Mikey, his son; his ex Judith and his formidable mother to contend with. When Angela takes up a teaching position at the local school and Mikey becomes one of her pupils she finds herself on a collision course with the entire Stretton family
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


The Swallow House Summer

 
Out Now in Large Print
 
ISBN 978 1 4448 445 2
 
Issy Dillaine's quest to discover all she can bout her birth mother leads her into a world of Z-list celebrities and the arms of investigative journalist Ed Stanwood. She discovers too late that Ed's uncle is Jonathan Jackson QC and the man responsible for her mother's prosecution for fraud.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finn's Forest
 
 
Now available as an ebook on Amazon
 



"The only way to deal with fear is to face up to it." So what is Eirlys Pendragon doing flying down a zip wire in the arms of Finn Hart?
 
 


                                                        Angela's Return Home

                                          E Book Now Available from Amazon

Angela Banks remembered Russ Stretton only too well. She had had a massive crush on him as a gauche teenager and now he was back with emotional baggage big time. There was Mikey, his son, Judith, his impossibly chic French ex-wife and his formidable mother to contend with. When Angela takes up a teaching position at the local school and Mikey becomes one of her pupils she finds herself on a collision course with the entire Stretton family.
 
 
 


                                                         Love Among The Arts

                                               E Book Now Available from Amazon
 
 
Stella Bates reinvents her lifestyle but she hadn't bargained for the Loates family - scatty great aunt, two recalcitrant teenagers, one boho chic  mother, lovely matriarch and the not so lovely Rory. Stella flees to Paris and Spain and eventually Devon to escape him, all the while trying to track down the mysterious button hole man.
 

                      
                                                                       Love Reunited

 E Book now available from Amazon
 
Super model Tamara Cameron's career is cut short after she suffers a back injury. Pleased to be out of the medial spotlight she now runs a private catering business. One of her first customers scatty Phyllis Morton turns out to be the great aunt of Adam Penrose, a man whose marriage proposal Tamara turned down. When Phyllis goes for a walk in Tamara's garden and doesn't come back Tamara is forced to contact Adam who doesn't believe a  word of her story. From that day Tamara's life begins to lurch from one crisis to another.
 
 
 


                                                                  Love Triumphant

                                                    E book now available from Amazon

Steve Baxter disappears when Lizzie Hilton is refurbishing his property. Todd Baxter suspects Lizzie of being involved and after his brother's inheritance which falls due to him on marriage. Lizzie challenges Todd to find proof. When Paul Owen appears on the scene Lizzie panics because Paul can provide Todd with the evidence he is looking for.
 
 
 
 
 

                                                        The Power Of Love

                                                      Now available in Large Print

Hannah's family doesn't do conventional. Her mother elopes with a Texan cowboy. Her sister is an eco warrior and her brother in law is a leather head. It all makes life very difficult when all Hannah wanted to do was work in a library. Throw geothermal engineer Steve Talbot into the mix and the sparks really begin to fly.


 
The Heart Of The Matter
 
E Book Now Available from Amazon
 
When award winning screenwriter Dominic Talbot leaves his briefcase in one of Georgia Jones' mini cabs it leads to her being his on set driver for the filming of a costume drama that is going seriously wrong. Dominic doesn't believe in the rumours of an ancient curse until a fire breaks out, a cameraman breaks a leg and the leading man gets chicken pox.
 
 
 
 
The Mountjoy Secret
 
E Book Now Available From Amazon
 
When Sophie Blaze's hopes of becoming a policewoman were dashed, she did the next best thing and became a private enquiry agent and that was when her troubles began. Bumping into her old friend Emma Mountjoy whilst jogging in the park led her into investigating a family secret. Along the way she meets Jack West who thinks she is a journalist intent on getting a scoop. That's when sparks really began to fly.
 
 
 
Hold Me Close
 
E Book Now Available From Amazon
 
Resting actress Sara Armitage is thrilled to be offered a job, even if it means looking after Lyle Jackson's young daughter Jenny. Sara and Lyle have history and when Carla de Courcy, now Lyle's ex wife and Jenny's mother appears back on the scene, Saraa is forced to face up to her past. Will Lyle break her heart for a second time or is she strong enough to withstand her love for him?
 
 
 
 
 

The Power Of Love

E Book Now Available From Amazon

Conventional family life is not easy for Hannah Lavender with an activist sister and a sixties rock chick mother married to a Texan cowboy
 
 
 


A Matter Of Pride

E Book Available from Amazon

Rhianna O'Neill's life is perfect working for opera star Bede Evans and his glamorous wife Jasmine, until she inherits a wilful sixteen years old half sister, orphaned by their mother's death in a tragic accident. Her life is further shattered when Sax, Bede and Jasmine's son breaks off their engagement. Heartbroken Rhianna flees to France with old flame Luc Fermier but it isn't long before she realises she has made a big mistake.
 
 
 
 
 
 


Fit For Love

E book available from Amazon

Who is Rafe Stocker and why has Stacey's stepfather Max decided to retire and hand over the reins of the family business to a stranger? Stacey is determined to find out.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


The Swallow House Summer

E book available from Amazon

Issy Dillaine only discovers she has been living a lie when her adopted parents Pat and Molly died and she found out that her birth mother was Amy Grant, a woman who had been implicated in a scandal that was to have astonishing repercussions when Issy set out to find out what had happened to her and the identify of her father.




Puppy Love

Available on Amazon

Melissa Harper is back in town and Grace Francis was the girl who ruined her engagement to handsome vet Daniel Stafford who is also back in town and Grace's new boss.


 
 
 
Second Time Around
 
Available on Amazon
 
Widowed Elise Trent is forced to re-think her life when her mother in law accepts a proposal of marriage, her daughter gets involved in an action group and Elise herself is implicated in a spare of country house burglaries
 
 

Long Shadows

Available on Amazon

When Fiona Dalrymple's grandmother dies Fiona is shocked to learn Doreen  wasn't her grandmother at all. Her real grandmother, her grandfather's first wife Ellie Marsden wants to see her. When they meet up Ellie has a further shock for Fiona. She has a brother Tim. What's more Tim has disappeared.
 
 


Forbidden Romance

Angela Banks remembered Russ Stretton only too well. She'd had a massive crush on him as a teenager and now he was back in her life with emotional baggage big time.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


KDP E book

Marian Barr and Georges Pascal are the golden couple of classical music but Marian has a secret and when a psychopath begins to stalk her, intent on blackmail, she sets out on a quest to discover exactly what happened to the child she gave up for adoption seventeen years ago even if it means losing Georges' love forever.
 
 
 
 



Who is Rafe Stocker and why has Stacey's stepfather Max decided to retire and hand over the reins of the family business to a stranger? Stacey is determined to find out

 


Issy only discovered the life she had been living was a lie when her adopted parents died and she found out that her birth mother was Amy Grant, a woman who had been implicated in a scandal that was to have astonishing repercussions when Issy set out to find out what had happened to her
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Marian and Georges are the ultimate classical music stars, the glamorous couple of the day, but Marian's past comes back to haunt her and she finds her future and that of everyone else she loves is in jeopardy from a crazed stalker.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Conventional life is not easy for Hannah Lavender with an activist sister and a mother married to a Texan Cowboy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KDP E book
 
The missing Foxton diamond turns up after twenty five years, in the hands of investigative journalist Abbie Rogers. No wonder the Foxtons distrust her.
 
 
KDP E book
 
Marie Stanford's life is turned upside down when she is asked to house sit for her mysterious Aunt Agatha, the family black sheep, who disappeared many years ago to marry a charismatic Frenchman. Now widowed, she is back on the scene and has purchased a converted barn property in The Cotswolds, but nothing is as it seems. Who is the mysterious Jed Soames and why is he so interested in Angela? And can Marie trust Pierre Dubois Angela's stepson? Until Marie can find the answers to these questions she dare not let herself follow her heart. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KDP E book
 
It was not a good career move of Emily Sinclair's to pink spray paint Madame Zora's fortune telling booth with all the details of James Bradshaw's indiscretion with her niece.  As a result James lost his summer deckchair attendant job.
 
It turns out to be an even more unwise move when six years later James buys the ailing Little Alhambra, the Victorian playhouse Emily manages and now it's her job that's on the line.
 
 
 
 
 
 
No Place For A Woman
 
Stacey Oliver inherits a health club, the only proviso being she must share the running of it with Rafe Stocker, as her stepfather Max Wade thinks women have no place in business. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Night Music
 
Marian Barr, dedicated concert pianist is engaged to world renowned conductor Georges Pascal the bad boy of classical music but Marian has a secret of her own, one she thought no one knew about, until she starts receiving threatening telephone calls and a stalker begins to follow her every move
 
 
 
 
 
E Book Now Available
 
Song Of My Heart
 
Andi Cox's life is turned upside down when she lands the job of security guard to pop icon Jas Summers' daughter and niece. The girls are subject to kidnap threats and Bella his ex-wife is less than impressed with her professional integrity. When Andi's father marries eccentric Hermione and Andi also inherits an equally charismatic stepbrother in the shape of Hermione's son, Andi realises her life is never goingto be the same again.
 
 
 


E Book Now Available


The Italian Lake

When Anna Villiers, granddaughter of the founder of Villiers Properties and Estates is forced to merge businesses with charismatic rival Phil Anderson, sparks fly between them from the very first day. Phil suspects Anna of colluding against him with local property developer Archie Wainwright but the real reasons for her actions lie in a family secret which she cannot reveal, even at the risk of losing her job as well as her heart to Phil Anderson.
 
 
 

Steve Baxter disappears when Lizzie Hilton is refurbishing his property. Todd Baxter suspects Lizzie of being after his brother's inheritance. Lizzie challenges him to find proof. When Paul Owen appears on the scene Lizzie panics because Paul can provide Todd with the evidence he is looking for.

 
 
E book now available
 
The Morelli Vineyard
 
Jenny Cavendish enlists the help of Gino Belpaese when her step grandfather Luigi Morelli dies and leaves her a share in the family vineyard. Gino's playboy brother Paulo receives a pay off to seduce Jenny and she realises the ambitious Morelli family will stop at nothing to get what they want. The stress proves too much for Jenny's mother who takes off on an Egyptian cruise leaving Jenny at the mercy of Gino Belpaese who also want to get his hands on The Morelli Vineyard.
 
 
E book now available
 
With her blonde hair and stunning looks Pippa was no one's idea of a perfect nanny, at least that's what Marc Fontaine thought but his daughter Lilly had other ideas and was prepared to run away with Pippa after she was dismissed, rather than lose her.  What Marc doesn't know is Pippa has a secret, one she was determined to keep hidden at all costs - even if it meant losing the job she loved. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Love Among The Arts - Part Two
 
Stella encounters danger in the concluding part of the series
 
                  
                                                    Love Among The Arts - Part One

Stella Bates is a freelance photographer and decides to change lifestyle after a failed engagement with startling consequences.


 
 
 
The Heart Of The Matter
 
When writer Dominic Talbot leaves his briefcase in Georgia Jones's cab it leads to her being his on set driver. He doesn't believe in the rumours of a curse on set, that is until a fire breaks out, a cameraman breaks a leg and there is an outbreak of chicken pox



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Second Time Around
 
Widowed Elise Trent is forced to re-think her life when her mother in law accepts a proposal of marriage, her daughter gets involved in an action group and she is implicated in a spate of country house burglaries
 
 

                                     A Chance Encounter

Melissa Harper is back in town and Grace Maxwell was the girl who ruined her engagement to handsome vet Daniel Stafford, who is Grace's new boss.







My Secret Love

By Margaret Mounsdon

Tamara Cameron gets the shock of her life when she opens her front door to Phyllis Morton.
Phyllis is the geat aunt of Adam Penrose, a man whose marriage proposal she spurned
years earlier before she became a super model

Sophie Blaze is a prive enquiry agent and her enquiries lead her to handsome widower Jack West who seems to thing she is an investigative journalist intent on a scoop                           

Andi Cox lands her dream job looking after the two daughters of pop music icon Jas Summers.


It was not a good career move of Emily Sinclair's to spray the details of James Bradshaw's indiscretions with Madame Zora all over her fortune telling booth in  bright pink pain. It turns out to be an even worse move when six years later James buys The Little Alhambra, the Victorian playhouse Emily manages.



Rhianna O'Neill's life is perfect working for opera star Bede Evans and his glamorous wife Jasmine, until she inherits a wilful sixteen year old half sister orphaned by their mother's death in a tragic accident. Her life is further shattered when Sax, Bede and Jasmine's son breaks off their engagement. Heartbroken, Rhianna flees to France with old flame Luc Fermier and that is when her problems really begin.





Resting actress Sara Armitage is thrilled to be offered a job, even if it means looking after Lyle Jackson's young daughter Jenny. Sara and Lyle have history and when Carla de Courcy, now Lyle's ex-wife and Jenny's mother appears back on the scene, Sara is forced to face up to her past. Will Lyle break her heart for a second time or is she strong enough to withstand her love for him?



A pastiche of all my books


When Sophie Blaze's hopes of becoming a policewoman were dashed, she did the next best thing and became a private enquiry agent and that was when her troubles really began. Bumping into her old friend Emma Mountjoy while jogging in the park led her into investigating a family secret. Along the way she meets Jack West who thinks she is a journalist intent on getting a scoop. That's when sparks really begin to fly.



A diamond brooch is the only clue Abbie Rogers has to her own identity...and her quest to find her real mother leads her to glamorous actress Diana LaTrobe and the exotic Foxton family. Unaware of the mystery behind Abbie's past, Diana asks Abbie to stay and help her write her memoirs. Amongst the memorabilia Abbie finds the answers to some of her questions and the reason why she must not fall in love with Diana's son Sim.



Marie Stanford's life is turned upside down when she is asked to house sit for her mysterious Aunt Angela, who has purchased a converted barn property in the Cotswolds. Nothing is as it seems. Who is the mysterious Jed Soames and why is he so interested in Maynard's? And can she trust Pierre Dubois, Aunt Angela's stepson? Until Marie can find the answers to these questions she dare not let herself follow her heart.



When Fiona Dalrymple's grandmother dies, Fiona is shocked to learn that Doreen wasn't actually her grandmother at all. Her grandfather's first wife, Ellie Marsden, is still alive and when Fiona meets her, Ellie has a further shock for her; she also has a brother. What's more Tim has disappeared and Fiona is charged with the task of finding him. So why does Rory, Tim's handsome boss seem intent on being more of a hindrance than a help?


Anna Villiers is granddaughter of the founder Villers Properties and Estates. When she is forced to merge with rival Phil Anderson sparks fly between them from the very first day. Phil suspects Anna of colluding against him with local property developer Archie Wainwright, but Anna has a family secret which she cannot reveal - even at the risk of losing her job, as well as her heart to Phil Anderson.



Pippa Cavendish was not Marc Fontaines's idea of a perfect nanny. She was blonde, beautiful and English, a race he had no reason to love. But his adored daughter Lilly was prepared to run away with her rather than lose her. And Pippa needed a job desperately. Because Pippa had a dark secret, one she was determined to keep hidden at all costs - even if it meant defying her handsome employer.



My two Heartline Books written as Clare Tyler


Tania Jordan loved her work as a sujccessful interior designer. She didn't need her sister Ellie to find her a suitable partner. Harry Fitzroy had been the only man for her. And Harry was dead. Then Luke Sinclair, a name she'd tried hard to forget, came back into her life. And he'd bought The Peacock House, the Fitzroy family home - and he wanted Tania to do the makeover.




"It was a marriage made in heaven which ended in hell" is how Kate describes her marriage to Matthew McKenize. The only thing they have in common these days is Vicki, their beautiful daughter. Then, just as it seems that Kate will finally be free of Matthew, she suddenly finds to her dismay that she needs him more than ever!




Tamara Cameron's modelling career is cut short after she suffers an injury to her back. Pleased to be out of the media spotlight she now runs a private catering business. One of her first customers scatty Phyllis Morton turns out to be the great aunt of Adam Penrose, a man whose marriage proposal she once turned down. When Phyllis disapears, Tamara's life begins to lurch from once crisis to another.




Steve Baxter disappears while interior designer Lizzie Hilton is doing the refurbishment of his property. His brother Todd suspects Lizzie of being involved romantically with Steve who is due to come into an inheritance on his marriage. When it turns out Lizzie is also one of the last people to see Steve before he disppears her troubles really begin. Especially when she is fighting her attaction for Todd.

A montage of all my large print books