New year, same goals…

At least I'm getting in with the new year's goals post quicker than I did last year! I won't get into whether it's a new decade or not because people will start squabbling, so let's move along. Here's a recap of last year's goals: Work smarter, not harder  Try some new things  Get fitter  2019 …

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Box set Friday – and it’s launch day for The Sherlock & Jack Chronicles!

Well, if there's an R in the month I figure I should probably release something 😉 .  Seriously, though, I've been wanting to put together the three books from the Sherlock & Jack series pretty much since I finished the draft of A Phoenix Rises last summer, so here it is! OK, I admit the cover design is …

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Coming on January 1 – A Phoenix Rises!

I can't decide whether I should call this my last book release of 2018 or my first of 2019 - but anyway, here it is! A Phoenix Rises, the third book in the Sherlock & Jack novella series, will launch in ebook on 1st January and is available to preorder now. It follows on, after a gap …

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Nothing says Christmas like a free murder (or two!): Bookmas sale starts today!

In accordance with tradition (OK, I did it last year), I'm offering a chunk of my books at a discount or even free, starting today and going through to Twelfth Night. Here is the list: Today I'm offering the first ebook in the Pippa Parker cozy mysteries series, Murder at the Playgroup, for FREE. It's never …

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Not the NaNo’Clock News

Please forgive the pun-tastic title, but I can’t help it. You see, it's November, NaNoWriMo month, and other people are posting on social media and blogging about their super word counts and how far they’ve got with their stories and how they feel it’s all coming together. Normally at this stage of the year, I’d …

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Roll up, roll up for the Mystery & Thriller Book Fair!

Who doesn't love the fair? Candy floss, sweets, fast food, fast rides... Hmm, that could lead to trouble. On second thoughts, I think I might stay home with a book. That's what's great about this fair! It's all books! Mysteries and thrillers, to be exact, and they're all 99c/99p! And yes, my first-in-series Sherlock Holmes …

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The 12 Days of Christmas (+1) starting with a FREE book!

Christmas is a time for giving, so I've taken that on board and am arranging a sleigh-load of discounts on several of my books, starting today and going through to Twelfth Night. Here's the list: I'm starting with The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes: the ebook is free on Amazon till Boxing Day (Dec 26!) Download your …

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Kerchinnngg! It’s a Thanksgiving book sale!

I decided to take the plunge this year and do a multi-book promotion covering Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I'm intrigued to see what happens! Here's what I'll be discounting to 99c/99p and when. Unfortunately, because I'm doing this via Kindle Countdown Deals, these discounts apply in the US and UK only. *takes a …

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Out today: Something Blue!

Jack's back!!! Yet again a standalone book has turned out to be part of a series... In this case it's A Jar of Thursday, which now has a follow up, Something Blue. And there will be a third book sometime next year - when I've worked out what colour the cover will be, ha. So here's a …

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Something for the weekend? My 2-book Sherlock box-set is just 99p!

The nights are drawing in. I've been caught in the rain on both school runs today. What better time to curl up with a book, especially one on special offer? So I'm running a Kindle Countdown Deal on my 2-ebook set of The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes and A Jar of Thursday. If you're in the UK …

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