Pinch, punch, first book of the month! A Fete Worse Than Death is LIVE!

Here it is! The pre-orders clicked through at stupid o'clock this morning, which means that A Fete Worse Than Death is officially LIVE! I've made a trilogy! (and yes, I still get excited, even though I've done this quite a few times now!) Oh yes, and I've had a review! Nathanielle Crawford has done a …

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Watch out! A Fete Worse Than Death is coming your way!

Eek! I pushed the button and A Fete Worse Than Death is now available to pre-order, with a launch date of May 1st!  See the book on Amazon A Fete Worse Than Death is the third book in the Pippa Parker Mysteries series, and my tenth to date (!!!). As I'm feeling celebratory, I'm offering …

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Cover reveal! Coming (fairly) soon – A Fete Worse Than Death!

Ready to see what the third Pippa Parker mystery looks like? On the count of three... One... Two... Wait for iiiiiit... Ta-daaaaah! I've been wanting to post this cover for a while, but I resolved not to until I'd sent the book out to beta readers. However, as I finally packed A Fete Worse Than …

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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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#NaNoWriMo final week: In which I write ‘The End’!

Made it! My third NaNoWriMo is safely completed, emailed to myself, put on a memory stick and saved on two different computers. Not that I'm paranoid. As I suspected, things speeded up. Not because I'm bored of writing, or of the story, but I always get faster towards the end. I was practically holding myself …

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#NaNoWriMo week 3-and-a-bit: In which I try not to run to the finish!

Having moved at the pace of a glacier made of treacle last week, this week I have been STEAMING through the post-it notes of my plot. To the extent that I did wonder midweek whether I might get to the end before the end, if you see what I mean. I've had fun planting a …

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#NaNoWriMo week 2-and-a-bit: In which I reach the middle

I'm still going. I reached the 25K mark, most appropriately, on the 15th of the month, so you can't say I'm not consistent, and now I'm almost at 30K, or 60% if you feel so inclined. But right now I feel as if I've been wading through the thick, sticky middle of the plot all …

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#NaNoWriMo week 1-and-a-bit: In which I reschedule my schedule…

As you may have guessed from the somewhat haphazard title, this year's NaNoWriMo has been a bit of a scramble. This is what happens when you think you're all set and then some extra tutoring work comes along on the 1st of November... I struggled on with the schedule I'd set myself for a few …

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5 reasons to sign up for NaNoWriMo (if you haven’t already)

Yikes! It's NaNoWriMo Eve Eve! Never mind Halloween. All over the world people are trembling, quaking, wondering what on earth they've got themselves into, while others are rolling their sleeves up, clearing the decks, and making ready. It must be time for NaNoWriMo! National Novel Writing Month, if you haven't met. 50,000 words. 1 month. This …

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Klaxon – Murder At The Playgroup’s on sale today!

Well, if you're in the US or UK, that is. If only Amazon made Kindle Countdown Deals available everywhere... My first-in-series cozy mystery, Murder At The Playgroup, is available for just 99p/99c today (US/UK only). I think the price starts going back up sometime on Sunday, so if you want to get the book at the …

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