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Sex, class and murder: my new novel is available to pre-order now!

It’s been a long time coming, but my *ninth novel will be released in eBook format on 13 July. To be among the first to have it delivered to you, you can pre-order now at the special price of £1.99/$1.99. (The cost will be £4.99 on release). The universal link is https://books2read.com/u/brWppZ. When you use the link, just select…
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My April Reads

Two independently published novels and a substantial work of non-fiction. Here’s what I read last month… The Empty Vessel by Vaughan Mason What drew you to it? This book, written under a pseudonym, was a complete departure for crime writer JJ Marsh, whose Beatrice Stubbs series I have greatly enjoyed. Genre/Themes: Post-war era, Capital punishment,…
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My March Reads

Yes, I know it is 9 April but, in my defence, The Mirror and the Light is very, very long, and I could hardly review half a book. So without further delay, here are my March reads.   A Perfect Explanation by Eleanor Anstruther What drew you to it? This book is a fictionalised account of…
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Virtual Book Club: Caroline Miley introduces Artist on Campaign

It’s been a while (working for real money, caring for Dementia Dad, trying to carve out some writing time) but today I’m delighted to welcome Caroline Miley to Virtual Book Club, my author interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their books to your book club, be it virtual or real.   Caroline Miley…
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Virtual Book Club: Jane Steen introduces Lady Helena Investigates

I’m delighted to welcome Jane Steen to Virtual Book Club, my interview series that gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. This month I’m showcasing my fellow nominees for The Selfies (Best Self-published Work of Fiction) Award 2019. Whilst the judges of The Selfies Awards had only anticipated giving one award,…
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Virtual Book Club: Suanne Schafer introduces A Different Kind of Fire

This week I’m delighted to welcome Suanne Schafer to Virtual Book Club, my interview series that gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club.  Suanne, born in West Texas at the height of the Cold War, finds it ironic that grade school drills for tornadoes and nuclear war were the same: hide…
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Virtual Book Club: Paul Marriner introduces The Blue Bench

This week I’m delighted to welcome Paul Marriner to Virtual Book Club, my interview series that gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club.   Paul grew up in a west London suburb and now lives in Berkshire with his wife and two children. He is passionate about music, sport and, most of all,  writing,…
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Virtual Book Club: Phyllis H. Moore introduces Birdie & Jude

Today I’m delighted to welcome Phyllis H. Moore to Virtual Book Club, my interview series that gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club.   Phyllis says that she wants to live life experiences more than once: doing it, writing about it and reading about it. She’s had two careers and two…
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Virtual Book Club: Clare Flynn introduces The Frozen River

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Clare Flynn back to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Clare Flynn is the author of eight historical novels and a collection of short stories. A former Marketing Director and management consultant Clare was responsible for marketing…
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Virtual Book Club: Kendra Olson introduces The Forest King’s Daughter

Today, I’m delighted to welcome Kendra Olson to Virtual Book Club, my interview series which gives authors the opportunity to pitch their novels to your book club. Kendra is the author of the coming-of-age, historical, folk novel The Forest King’s Daughter. She enjoys writing historical and literary fiction as well as creative non-fiction. She also…
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