Thursday 18 December 2014

The Power of Love

                                                               The Power of Love

Hannah's family doesn't do conventional. Her mother in law 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.

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Yesterday's Lunch

Lovely lunch yesterday and meeting up with the girls in Lewes. We look happy and a good time was had by all.

Saturday 13 December 2014

The Heart Of The Matter

                                           Now available as an ebook from Amazon KDP.

Friday 12 December 2014

Monday 8 December 2014

The Mountjoy Secret

The Mountjoy Secret is now available on Amazon as an ebook.

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 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.

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Hold Me Close

                                                             Hold Me Close

                                             My latest ebook now available on 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, 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?

Saturday 29 November 2014

The Power Of Love

Now available as an e book from Amazon - The Power Of Love.

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

Tuesday 25 November 2014

A Matter Of Pride

                                                                A Matter Of Pride

                                                E book Now Available from Amazon

Rhianna O'Neill's life is perfect, working for opera singer 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.

Sunday 23 November 2014

New e book

                                                  Now available from Amazon as an ebook

Thursday 20 November 2014

Two new e books

                                                        The Swallow House Summer

                                                           Now available on Amazon

Issy Dillaine only discovers the life she has been living was 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 identity of her father.

Puppy Love
Now 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

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Long Shadows

                                                                    Long Shadows

                                          My latest ebook available now on Amazon.

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Thursday 28 August 2014

Forbidden Romance

My latest pocket novel out today - Forbidden Romance. Hope you like it.

As a taster - 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.

Sunday 24 August 2014


People's Friend Pocket Novel #764 due out on 28 August.
Angela Banks remembered Ed 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 bit time.

I called the story Angela's Return Home but sometimes the titles get changed.

Wednesday 20 August 2014


I'm guest blogger on Saturday on so if you feel like popping over to take a look, you're welcome.

Wednesday 13 August 2014

SOA Meeting

Great meeting today with ghost writer Andrew Crofts. Really interesting.

Saturday 9 August 2014

Brighton Meeting

Had a good meeting yesterday in Waterstone's in  Brighton. Four of us RNA members met up to have a good talk about writing and exchange of information. Looking forward to the next meet up already

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Write Romantics

Really looking forward to being a guest blogger on the Write Romantics site on 23 August. Hope to meet some of you there.

Sunday 20 July 2014

The Swallow House Summer

Sold the Large Print rights to Swallow House Summer this week. Very please about that.

Thursday 10 July 2014

Memento of a happy day

Thought you might like to see this picture of me and Sarah Wise at the Brentwood Writers' Group day last Saturday.

Sunday 6 July 2014

Brentwood Writers Circle

Had a lovely day at Brentwood Writers' Circle yesterday, despite arriving by the wrong door, but then I have always believed in making an entrance.

Saturday 28 June 2014

Night Music

                                                             KDP E Book

Just posted Night Music on KDP e books. Hopefully it will go live shortly.

When world renowned concert pianist Marian Barr is stalked by a psychopath, intent on destroying her life, she sets out on a quest to discover exactly what happened to the child she gave up for adoption seventeen years earlier.

Monday 23 June 2014

Fit For Love

                                    My latest Linford Romance out on 1 July.

                                                             I love the cover.

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.

Thursday 19 June 2014

Supper Club Meeting

Lovely warm evening for our literary supper club meeting. Sophie Hannah a very entertaining speaker.

Wednesday 18 June 2014

South East Authors Meeting

Kate Pool Society of Authors was a very interesting speaker at today's meeting. Can't believe an hour went so quickly. I could have down with two.

Lady Lunch

Lovely day at the Lady Lunch yesterday at The Caledonian Club in Belgravia. Speakers Sue Gee, Penny Vincenzi and Michael Arditti.

Sunday 8 June 2014

Angela's Return Home

Really pleased my latest offering to D C Thomson accepted - Angela's Return Home - due out in August.

Living A Lie

My latest Pocket Novel #758 Living A Lie was out on Thursday. I love the picture.

Friday 30 May 2014

Fit For Love

I've received the ISBN number for my new Thorpe LP novel - Fit For Love - due out on 1 July 2014. For those of you interested, the number is 978 1 4448 2045 4. I'll post a picture when the books arrive.

Thursday 22 May 2014

Writers' Forum

I get a mention in Paula Williams' Idea Store in the latest issue of Writers' Forum #152 on sale now if you want to check it out.

Tuesday 20 May 2014

Night Music

Night Music is out in large print. I absolutely love the cover. It really evokes the sense of mystery and intrigue.

Wednesday 14 May 2014

SOA Meeting

What a social week. Third day running out for lunch. This time SOA Meeting. Great meeting. Talk from Joanna Rees, very interesting and a lovely sunny day.

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Lady Lunch

Another lovely literary lunch - courtesy of The Lady. Speakers Freya North and Fern Britten. Great day, lovely food, good speeches and brilliant company.

Monday 12 May 2014

Daily Mail Lunch

Had a good time at the Daily Mail lunch - speakers Brigid Keenan, Peter Lewis and Richard Littlejohn.

Monday 14 April 2014

Alfie Dog Fiction

Check out my favourite books on Alfie Dog Fiction and have a taster of my short stories on the link -

Wednesday 9 April 2014

Lady Lunch

Lovely day yesterday at The Caledonian Club for Lady Lunch. Brilliant speakers and lovely lunch.

Thursday 3 April 2014

Ditchling Supper Club

Lovely meeting last night - two great speakers Naomi Wood and Antonia Hodgson on two very different subjects - Mrs Hemingway (all four of them) and Marshalsea, The Debtors' Prison. Can't wait to read the books.

Friday 21 March 2014

Chichester Meeting

Lovely meeting today SWWJ Chichester. Brilliant interview with Robbie Grieve in the morning then June Tate gave a very interesting talk after lunch.

Tuesday 18 March 2014

The Swallow House Summer

Great News. Just sold my latest novella The Swallow House Summer to People's Friend. Publication date 5 June 2014.

Friday 14 March 2014

A Caring Heart

My latest People's Friend Pocket novel was out yesterday - A Caring Heart.

Conventional life is not easy for Hannah Lavender with an activist sister and a mother married to a Texan Cowboy.

Thursday 20 February 2014

The Power of Love

Just sold the Large Print rights to my latest novella The Power of Love. Time for a celebration I think

Wednesday 12 February 2014


Good meeting today. Lots of ideas on how to promote yourself and get the best out of your publicity. Great idea to have teams who all came up with lots of different and interesting suggestions. Dreadful weather but great company. Hope everyone got home safely.

Thursday 6 February 2014

In The Wings

My latest ebook now available on Amazon KDP - In The Wings.

The missing Foxton diamond turns up after twenty five years in the hands of investigative journalist Abbie Rogers. No wonder the Foxtons distrust her.

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Ditchling Supper Club

Super evening if a bit blowy and water logged. Virginia Nicholson and her husband brilliant speakers and the food as usual superb. Can't wait for the next one in April.

Saturday 1 February 2014

A French Affair

A French Affair now a KDP e book. How about treating yourself to an early Valentine's Day gift.

Monday 27 January 2014

The Ghost Light

Hope you like the new cover of my latest ebook - The Ghost Light. It was submitted to KDP Direct this morning and is going through the process of publication. Should be up within the next 24 hours hopefully.

Wednesday 15 January 2014

My Weekly Annual 2014

Just got my copy of My Weekly Annual 2014. My story One Step At A Time is on page 74. Lovely illustrations. with just the right 'feel' for the story.

Wednesday 1 January 2014

Alfie Dog

These Foolish Things live on Alfie Dog today only 39 pence. How about treating yourself to a New Year's gift.