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!”
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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 FeteContinue reading “#EscapeWithABook: Pippa Parker 1-3 Box Set”
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 theContinue reading “When one of your characters sneaks off and does an interview without you…”
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 alsoContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo – nearly there!”
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 realisedContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo – the story so far!”
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 nearlyContinue reading “A new Pippa book and a new offer!”
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 aContinue reading “Love (and murder) is in the air! Grab the Pippa Parker box set for just 2.99”
When life gives you lemons…make a box set!
Gosh, it’s been a while since I blogged on here… I blame back-to-school-and-work, and also trying to get my publishing ducks in a row. Anyway, as you can see from the picture, I’ve been putting things into boxes! The first 3 books in the Pippa Parker Mysteries series are now available in an ebook box set. OriginallyContinue reading “When life gives you lemons…make a box set!”
Summer mystery reads
Morning! The sun’s shining (again) and I’ve just sent The Case of the Runaway Client, book 2 of the Caster & Fleet series I’m writing with Paula Harmon, off for proofreading. So it must be time to blog! It’s a quick one today. If you’re lazing around and wondering what to read next, why not take a lookContinue reading “Summer mystery reads”
A Fete Worse Than Death at a bargain price!
I’m celebrating getting a few things done at the moment: The Case of the Black Tulips, my co-written Victorian mystery with Paula Harmon, is doing really well – and we’ve just published the paperback! We’re finishing off the edits for its sequel, The Case of the Runaway Client I’ve just finished the draft of Pippa ParkerContinue reading “A Fete Worse Than Death at a bargain price!”