It’s a Kindle Countdown Deal! Murder At The Playgroup goes on sale today

Ah, Easter. Flowers springing everywhere, chocolate cravings satisfied, and new beginnings. of course, What could be more appropriate for Easter than the tale of a heavily-pregnant heroine moving to a quaint English village and investigating a murder? OK, maybe I'm stretching it a bit, but if you're in the US or UK then the first book in …

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Egg Hunt 2018: The Quest for the Dragon’s Hoard

Hello all! A bit close to the wire this year (too many books to read and edit) but here is Egg Hunt 2018: The Quest for the Dragon's Hoard. This year there are fewer clues, but participants get a purse of chocolate coins (or mini eggs would work as currency), and also object cards to …

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In praise of laziness

It's been a shockingly long time since I wrote a proper blog post. Apologies, but I'm not quite sure where March and most of April went! I think the last time I mentioned my NaNoWriMo draft from November 2016, Murder At The Playgroup, was when I'd done a read-through preliminary to beginning THE EDIT (I finally …

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It’s that time again! Easter Egg Hunt 2017

It's raining...I have a cold... It must be time for this year's Easter Egg Hunt! This year I've gone for a secret agent / spy theme, so there are codes to crack, an anagram to unscramble, and a fairly rubbish rebus. 5 clues, 5 different puzzles. My kids are 8 and 10 and I reckon …

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Egg Hunt 2016: The Quest for the Easter Bunny

After last year's egg hunt with rhyming clues, I felt I might have painted myself into a corner. This year, therefore, I've written a little story which has the clues incorporated into it, called 'The Quest for the Easter Bunny'. To stage the egg hunt you'll need 7 envelopes, a printer, and some mini eggs (larger …

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So much to do, so little time…

As blog posts go, this one is a check-in to let you know that I haven't been eaten by an Alsatian (or the cat). I've just been busy doing things. In my last post I talked about sending my manuscript to a small army of beta-readers for the very first time, and joked that I …

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