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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Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

It feels weird to say out loud that I’m not going to be taking part in NaNoWriMo this time around. Admittedly I haven’t been writing long, in the grand scheme of things, but NaNo in November, and Camp NaNo in April and July, formed part of my goals and targets and gave a bit of …

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Happy self-publiversary to me!

I only noticed this about half an hour ago (it's latish afternoon here in the UK), but today is my 30-month or 2.5-year self-publiversary! Yes, two and a half years ago I unleashed The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes on an unsuspecting world, and then, well, I just kept going. 30 months feels like a long time …

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Things that go bump in the night: it’s The Case of the Deceased Clerk!

Third time's a charm (I hope) - The Case of the Deceased Clerk, book 3 in the Caster & Fleet Victorian mystery series I've written with Paula Harmon, is now LIVE on Amazon! And the paperback will be hot on the heels of the ebook, honest! See Clerk on Amazon We had a great time writing this …

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Get your bargain Tulips here – The Case of the Black Tulips is 99c/99p today!

As Paula Harmon and I have the third book in our Caster & Fleet series coming out shortly (The Case of the Deceased Clerk), what better way to celebrate than by running a Kindle Countdown Deal on the first book, The Case of the Black Tulips? Exactly. NO better way to celebrate! So, starting today, The Case …

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Run VT! Making a simple book trailer

It's been ages since I wrote a how-to post - although this one is more of a how-I-did, and not necessarily a how-you-should post. So, I'd been thinking about making a fairly simple trailer to introduce The Case of the Black Tulips, the first book in the Caster & Fleet mystery series I've been co-writing with …

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Bargain time! Dog days, sleuthing sales, and a runaway discount on Runaway Client!

Having wished fervently for rain for what feels like weeks, I'm bored with it already. Never mind, the rain is a great excuse to stay in and read. And as it happens, if you WERE looking for mystery bargains... I have some for you! But the sales end today so you'll have to be quick! …

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Katherine and Connie are back: The Case of the Runaway Client!

Watch out world, here comes book 2! Just over a month since The Case of the Black Tulips came out, here is the sequel, The Case of the Runaway Client. So if you enjoyed Katherine and Connie's first case, you can now catch up with their next adventure. And this time we've even managed to get the …

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Headstrong heroines and hansom cabs: it’s The Case of the Black Tulips!

It's finally happened - The Case of the Black Tulips is now LIVE on Amazon! And for its first week in the world, you can buy it for just 99c/99p (or it's available to read in Kindle Unlimited). See the book on Amazon When I say 'finally', though, Paula Harmon and I only wrote the draft in January, so …

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The Case of the Black Tulips is GO!

Allow me to introduce The Case of the Black Tulips, my very first co-written book, which is now available to pre-order from Amazon for just 99p/99c, with an official launch date of 19 June! If you like mysteries with humour, strong female characters, and plenty of twists, take a look. See the book on Amazon …

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