A book reading from The Magical Bookshop

I've been on the Zoom again! Having braved it once and suffered no ill-effects, I'm back with a book reading from Every Trick In The Book, which is the first in my Magical Bookshop series. This series, which I began last year in the midst of lockdown, is the light, fun, escapist mystery read I …

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It’s World Book Day – so here’s a book reading!

Doing a book reading is one of those things I've been meaning to get round to for a long time. So as it's World Book Day today, I decided to take the plunge and go for it. Not so that you can actually see me reading the book, you understand – after all, there are …

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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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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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#ShortStorySunday: ‘Life To The Full’

So, back in August I entered a local writing competition run by Stockton Heath Writers Group. As I've been concentrating on longer writing, I felt rather rusty - 1200 words seemed to go by in a flash! However, I polished up three stories while I was on holiday and sent them on their way. I …

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