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    March 20, 2021

    The Inspiration behind The Invitation A lot has been said in these past few days about crime fiction as a genre, and I even had a heart-searching moment last week about my choice to write in this area. But I think that if recent events have taught us anything, it’s that the problem isn’t women, and what they may or may not  choose to do. Just as well, as I have a new book coming out, and guess what, it’s…

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  • 5 books that inspired The Invitation
    Blog Reviews Writing

    5 Books that Inspired The Invitation  I was thrilled to be asked by my publishers, Harper Collins HQDigital, to write a blog post about some of the books that inspired my latest psychological thriller,…

    March 12, 2021
  • The Invitation by A.M. Castle
    Writing

    Dark Days I’ve been meaning to run a series of posts leading up to the publication of my new psychological thriller, The Invitation, on 26th March. But events in London this week, with the…

    March 11, 2021
  • Lizzie Chantree
    Reviews Writing

    Meet the author with Lizzie Chantree I’m thrilled to have friend and fellow author Lizzie Chantree here today, introducing her latest book, The Little Ice Cream Shop by the Sea. Lizzie is an entrepreneur…

    February 19, 2021
  • Toto & Coco by Alan Frame
    Reviews Writing

    Toto & Coco

    If you’re looking for a gripping Lockdown 2.0 read, then thank heavens Toto & Coco has just come out. This extraordinary true story has it all. Spies, sex, the great, the good, the very,…

    November 3, 2020
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    Readers, writers… and riders :)

    One of the funny things about writing a book is the way you lose control of it, once you put it out there. When you’re sitting writing, it’s all your own world, to move…

    October 16, 2020
  • Blog

    Writer’s London by Carrie Kania and Alan Oliver

    I’ve been lucky enough to have been sent a copy of Writer’s London by Carrie Kania and Alan Oliver, and what a pleasure it’s been leafing through it during lockdown. Both the authors are…

    May 24, 2020
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    Crochet: the perfect Coronavirus hobby

    I was pleased to see in the Guardian today that crafting hobbies like knitting and sewing have soared in popularity during the lockdown. The craft beating all the others hand down, however, was my…

    May 4, 2020
  • Kay Hutchinson
    Blog Reviews

    My Life in 37 Therapies – Review

    Why is it that when you’ve apparently got all the time in the world, everything takes four times as long as normal to do? When I was sent a copy of My Life in…

    May 1, 2020