Unexpected book offer! The Sherlock & Jack ebook boxset is just 99p/99c (US/UK)

I'll keep this brief, as it's completely unexpected! The only reason I know about this offer is that a reader told me about it (um, thanks, publishers) The 3-ebook boxset of The Sherlock & Jack Chronicles is currently just 99p/99c for today and the next few days. NB this is in the UK and US only, as it's a Kindle Countdown Deal and that's where …

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A random act of Black Friday kindness: All At Sea is FREE today and this weekend in ebook!

I hadn't realised until someone pointed it out, but as well as being Black Friday, today is Random Act of Kindness Friday! So, quite randomly, I've made the first in the Maisie Frobisher Mysteries series, All at Sea, FREE in ebook until Sunday! Grab your free copy and tell your friends! All At Sea is …

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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 you …

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10 thoughts on being an independent author

As it's Indie Author Week this week, and I've now been self-publishing for just over 6 years, here are some thoughts on what it's like to be an independent author. Before I start, two things: What follows is drawn from my own experience - I'm not saying it will be the same for everyone who …

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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 book …

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A book launch for Christmas: Black Books

Well, talk about a rush! Normally I'm quite organised when I'm bringing out a new book, and I have a preorder and do a bit of marketing every few days or so until launch. Not this one - because I wasn't sure I'd get it out before Christmas at all! May I introduce to you …

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Shenanigans! Caster & Fleet are on discount this week!

Guess what?! The Case of the Black Tulips, the first book in the Caster & Fleet Victorian mystery series, is on offer for 99p/99c in ebook this week (ending July 4) instead of the usual 2.99/3.99 price (US/UK only). But that's not all - we've also reduced the price of the next two books in the series! …

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It’s launch day: By The Book!

Another instalment in the Magical Bookshop series is out today! By The Book, book 4, is now available to buy in ebook and paperback on Amazon, and also available to read in Kindle Unlimited. I enjoyed writing this book very much. Not just because I always enjoy writing and this series is comparatively light, but also because this …

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It’s (nearly) Kindlemas!

For the last few years I've put together some ebook offers to run over the Christmas and New Year period. After all, once you've bought and wrapped all the presents, done all the prep and cooked the holiday dinner, you deserve to put your feet up and treat yourself with a book or two! So …

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Third time lucky: Double Booked launches today!

It's taken me a little bit longer this time, but Book 3 of the Magical Bookshop series, Double Booked, is finally here! I had hoped to have this book ready to go at the end of October, but as sometimes happens, life got in the way. In book 3 Jemma finally has a bookshop of her own …

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