Jade and Fi are on a list! Well, they probably ought to be on some sort of list… But I’m delighted to say that Murder for Beginners, the first book in the Booker & Fitch cozy mystery series I’m writing with Paula Harmon, has been shortlisted in the Write Blend Book Awards! The Write BlendContinue reading “Murder for Beginners is on an award shortlist!”
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Out today: Death on Opening Night!
Just when you think it’s safe…here comes Booker and Fitch book 2! Fi and Jade are back! And this time, it’s theatrical… Death on Opening Night, written by Paula Harmon and me, is available in ebook, paperback, and also in Kindle Unlimited. So if you’re a KU subscriber and you have a free slot, you know what to do!Continue reading “Out today: Death on Opening Night!”
It’s launch day for Murder for Beginners!
Booker and Fitch book 1, Murder for Beginners, is LIVE! Not that I’m excited or anything… I’m delighted to introduce you to Fi, Jade, and the English market town they’re both learning to call home, Hazeby-on-Wyvern. Booker & Fitch Mysteries is a contemporary cozy mystery series set in an English market town. Its two protagonists are FiContinue reading “It’s launch day for Murder for Beginners!”
2022 and all that: a review of my writing and publishing year
2022 has been quite a year – I think we can all agree on that. I’ve spent a fair portion of it with my jaw on the floor at what the government have got up to. However, that’s not what I’m here for. On to the review! It’s been an odd year, writing and publishing-wise.Continue reading “2022 and all that: a review of my writing and publishing year”
Coming soon – a new mystery series!
Paula Harmon and I are at it again! Writing books together, that is. We enjoyed co-writing the Caster & Fleet books very much, and at the time we said that we wouldn’t rule out doing another series together when the time was right. You can read one of my blogs about the process here –Continue reading “Coming soon – a new mystery series!”
NaNoWriMo: remembering the first time!
Do you NaNo? I haven’t this year, but I can still remember the first time. That makes it sound as if it was decades ago. It was actually in 2015 – but that seems like a VERY long time ago now! I’ve written so much since then… If you’re reading this and saying ‘Hang on,Continue reading “NaNoWriMo: remembering the first time!”
Every Trick in the Book is 99p in the UK during October!
I’m not sure I can say much more than that! Every Trick in the Book, the first book in my Magical Bookshop humorous mystery series, is an ebook Amazon UK Monthly Deal throughout October, so you can grab it for just 99p! It’s also in Kindle Unlimited everywhere. Wondering what you’ll find inside? Here youContinue reading “Every Trick in the Book is 99p in the UK during October!”
Swallowed a dictionary
This week I’ve been doing the final – I hope – proof on my middle-grade novel, Rich Girl, Poor Girl. At the same time, I’ve been writing down ‘tricky words’ to put in a glossary at the back of the book. That is, words I’m not sure a 9 to 11 year old would necessarilyContinue reading “Swallowed a dictionary”
Murder at a discount! Murder at the Playgroup is 99c/99p in ebook
Can’t beat a cheeky Friday discount! To celebrate the shiny new covers I’ve put on the Pippa Parker Mysteries humorous mystery series, the first book, Murder at the Playgroup, is just 99c/99p in ebook from Friday 10-Thursday 16 June (US/UK only, I’m afraid, but the book is also available in Kindle Unlimited). See the bookContinue reading “Murder at a discount! Murder at the Playgroup is 99c/99p in ebook”
In which I go on a (sort of) workcation!
Workcation, it has to be said, is a grim-sounding word. Why would anyone run those two concepts together? However, I read an interview with Holly Worton on the Creative Penn website which mentioned the concept, and decided that it might be worth a go. I have a project which I’ve been meaning to get onContinue reading “In which I go on a (sort of) workcation!”