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    Calamity in Camberwell

    August 13, 2018
    Calamity in Camberwell, cozy crime whodunit

    I can’t quite believe it, but Calamity in Camberwell, my third cozy crime whodunit, is published today.  I’ve loved writing this story, though I found the subject matter very sad. As you’ll see (I hope!) the book covers topics which have been discussed quite a lot in the media of late. As usual, my interest is in seeing the hidden side of an apparently untroubled and privileged facade. Having grown up in places like the Dulwich of my books, I…

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    Meet the Author – Lizzie Chantree

    Today on the blog I’m very excited to welcome the lovely Lizzie Chantree, who is not only an award-winning inventor but also an author. Her latest book, If You Love Me, I’m Yours, is…

    July 10, 2018
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    Cocktails with the Courtaulds

    I’ve always loved poking around stately homes at weekends and now I’m also always on the lookout for potential locations for grisly scenes in my London Murder Mystery Series, so it was great fun…

    January 16, 2018
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    St Ives

    I’m not, by a million miles, the first person to fall in love with St Ives, but maybe I’m the only one for some time who has no claim to adore its surf, its…

    January 3, 2018
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    The Girl in the Gallery

    I’ve tried to minimise the number of posts I’ve done here banging on about my books, but I’m sorry, today is publication day for book number two in my London Murder Mystery series so…

    December 19, 2017
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    Death in Dulwich – publication day

    So yesterday was the official publication day for Death in Dulwich and, as well as a virtual Facebook party, I had a real life launch at the wonderful Village Books in the heart of…

    September 7, 2017
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    Meet the Author: Katharine Johnson

    It’s lovely to welcome Katharine Johnson to my blog today as part of my occasional Meet the Author series. Katharine is a journalist with a passion for crime novels, old houses and all things…

    August 27, 2017
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    Pretty please!

    So you’ve just finished the last word of the last page of the last chapter of your book on your Kindle, and you’re about to press the off switch and settle back on your…

    August 2, 2017
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    Death in Dulwich

    I’m really excited to say that my new novel, Death in Dulwich, is coming out on 6th September, thanks to my lovely publishers Crooked Cat. Although it’s a whodunnit, Death in Dulwich is a…

    May 17, 2017