The best of both worlds: Past Tense launches on 30 June!

I seem to have been busier than usual lately. I'm not sure if this is because I have been, or if it just seems that way. But anyhow, I haven't quite got round to a proper marketing effort for Pippa Parker book 6, Past Tense, which launches next Tuesday, 30 June. Past Tense was an …

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#EscapeWithABook: Pippa Parker 1-3 Box Set

Back to the discounts! I've completely forgotten which week it is of #EscapeWithABook, in which I run a discount on a different ebook every week. This week it's the turn of Pippa Parker Cozy Mysteries Box Set, which includes the first three Pippa Parker mysteries: Murder At The Playgroup, Murder In The Choir and A Fete …

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#EscapeWithABook Week 5: Murder in the Choir

It's Week 5 of #EscapeWithABook, in which I run a discount on a different ebook every week. Each book is 99p/99c (UK/US only, because of how Amazon run their discount system). In addition, almost all my books are in Kindle Unlimited, so if you are a subscriber, you can read over 20 of my books that way. …

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#EscapeWithABook Week 4: Murder at the Playgroup

It's Week 4 (already?) of #EscapeWithABook, in which I run a discount on a different ebook every week. Each book is 99p/99c (UK/US only, because of how Amazon run their discount system). In addition, almost all my books are in Kindle Unlimited, so if you are a subscriber, you can work through the lot - if you …

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When one of your characters sneaks off and does an interview without you…

The first I heard about this was when Matt Ferraz, a fellow mystery author, contacted me: 'Did you know they've been talking?' 'Who's been talking?' As it turns out, my amateur sleuth Pippa Parker popped round to Matt's sleuth Grandma Bertha for a cup of tea (or maybe something stronger), and this interview was the …

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Free book, cheap book, and two book fairs to explore!

It's like buses - you think you've scheduled various things with decent gaps between them, and only later do you realise that actually they're all coming along together. Or maybe that's just me. Anyway, here are some offers I have going on today and for the next few days: One of my Halloween Sherlock novelettes, Sherlock Holmes …

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Camp NaNoWriMo – nearly there!

It's day 22 in the Camp NaNoWriMo house, and things are going surprisingly well. Could it be... (cue sharp intake of breath) too well? My project for Camp NaNoWriMo is Pippa Parker book 5, The QWERTY Murders. I'm fairly sure I wrote book 4, Murder in the Meadow, at the same time last year, quite possibly also …

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Camp NaNoWriMo – the story so far!

It's day 8 in the Camp NaNoWriMo house, and so far (she says cautiously) things seem to be going OK. I'm writing Pippa Parker book 5, working title The QWERTY Murders. It's been an interesting start. For one thing, when I was working out the schedule to get 50,000 words done in a month, I realised …

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A new Pippa book and a new offer!

If it's July then it must be Camp NaNoWriMo! Well OK not for everyone, and not even always for me. But anyway... I've signed up to Camp NaNoWriMo and pledged to write the first draft of Pippa Parker book 5, provisionally titled The QWERTY Murders. Now admittedly it's only day 2, but so far I'm nearly …

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Love (and murder) is in the air! Grab the Pippa Parker box set for just 2.99

Roses are red, violets are blue, murder a-plenty and all for YOU! If you're in the US or UK, you can pick up the Pippa Parker cozy mystery ebook box set for just $2.99/£2.99 for the next few days. That's usually what I charge for ONE book, not three! And there might even be a …

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