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Watch this space for launch details of my forthcoming novel, My Counterfeit Self. In the meanwhile, here’s a preview of chapter one. Reading at Waterstones, Covent Garden, for Novel London.
An Unknown Woman has been having a very good month. Not only was its cover design recognised with an award from Book Expo America’s Indie Author Fringe, but I’m thrilled to announce that that it has been named as the overall winner of the Writing Magazine/David St John Thomas Charitable Trust Self-Published Book of the Year Award 2016. Read all about my reaction here.
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Today, I’m delighted to welcome Barbara Lamplugh to Virtual Book Club, an interview series in which I put questions to authors about the books they’d like to persuade your club to read. If you want to pose a question of your own, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at the end. (There’s also a… » Continue Reading
I’m thrilled to announce that my seventh novel, An Unknown Woman, has just been named Self-Published Book of the Year by Writing Magazine and the David St John Thomas Charitable Trust. Writing Magazine’s editor Jonathan Telfer said that self-publishers impress more each year with levels of accomplishment shown and that choosing the winner had proved… » Continue Reading
Today, I’m delighted to welcome Tim Gurung to A Day in the Life, an interview series in which authors talk about their writing lives. Tim is the author of eight novels. Born in Nepal, he is based in Hong Kong. Before becoming an entrepreneur, he served in the legendary British Gurkhas army, renowned for their… » Continue Reading
Today, I’m delighted to welcome Chris Longmuir to Virtual Book Club, an interview series in which I put questions to authors about the books they’d like to persuade your club to read. If you want to pose a question of your own, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at the end. Chris was born… » Continue Reading
Tackling the escalators in an underground station while carrying a laptop bag and a suitcase full of books in Friday evening rush hour is not recommended under ordinary circumstance. But ordinary circumstances these were not. On one of the hottest evenings of the year to date, I left my day-job behind and wove my way… » Continue Reading
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