What Doesn’t Kill You – Paperback Giveaway #whatdoesn’tkillyou

Last week was special for my good friend, Laura E James, her fantastic novel WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU was released in paperback. Regardless of the fact that Laura and I are friends, I have to say what a great book this is – I’ve long been an admirer of Laura’s skill with words and how she fearlessly tackles difficult and thought provoking issues. Laura is also … Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill You – Paperback Giveaway #whatdoesn’tkillyou

New Book Out Today! #SisterSister

I’m delighted that my latest book, SISTER, SISTER, is published today. This one is more suspense and mystery than my previous books and I really enjoyed writing it. To celebrate it’s release I’m running a competition over on my author Facebook page to win Afternoon Tea for Two, a DVD and a book mark. If you fancy entering, pop over to my page by clicking … Continue reading New Book Out Today! #SisterSister

What Agents, Editors and Publishers Ask Writers…

It can be quite nerve wracking speaking to agents, editors and publishers no matter what stage of the writing ladder you’re at, but especially so, I remember, when I was unagented and unpublished. Looking back, there seemed to be several questions which cropped up regularly. I thought I’d share them as, even though I am now agented and have a publisher, they still came up … Continue reading What Agents, Editors and Publishers Ask Writers…

Research, Google Earth and Guinness Cakes

THE GIRL WHO LIED is published today and I couldn’t write a book set in Ireland without  acknowledging the country or a nod to my mother-in-law, Monica, who hailed from County Cork, but sadly passed away 18 months ago. When I was writing The Girl Who Lied, I regularly referred back to how Monica would say things so that the dialogue sounded as authentic as … Continue reading Research, Google Earth and Guinness Cakes