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    Crime Fiction Workshop – Evesham Festival of Words

    April 20, 2019
    Crime Fiction Workshop: Almonry

    Well, I’ve done my first teaching gig. Who would have thought it? Though I come from a long(ish) line of teachers, I’ve never for a moment felt the urge to take up the chalk and stand in front of a class myself – until I was asked to be part of the fabulous Evesham Festival of Words and give a special workshop on writing crime fiction. How could I refuse? I don’t pretend to know everything about the art of…

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  • Reviews Writing

    Meet the Author – Isabella May

    I have a particularly delicious treat on the blog today as bestselling author Isabella May is here to introduce her new novel, The Ice Cream Parlour. Set in Capri and Bath, it’s a lip-smacking,…

    April 6, 2019
  • Writing

    Book Signing – Rye Books

    I will be at marvellous independent bookshop Rye Books this evening from 7pm to read from my London Murder Mysteries series and to join award-winning local author Hester Vaizey for a Q&A session. Hester will be…

    March 14, 2019
  • Writing

    Revenge on the Rye

    It might seem as though there could be precious few mysteries left in Dulwich for my single mum amateur sleuth, Beth Haldane, to solve – but luckily that’s not the case at all, as…

    December 13, 2018
  • Writing

    Death in Dulwich – 100k Pages Read

    I’m really rather stunned to say that 100,000 pages of Death in Dulwich have been read so far. It’s  an odd statistic – if you say it quickly, it sounds quite amazing. If you…

    December 11, 2018
  • Agricola's Bane, Nancy Jardine
    Reviews Writing

    Meet the Author – Nancy Jardine

    It’s a great pleasure to introduce author Nancy Jardine to you today. She writes contemporary mysteries, historical fiction and time-travel historical adventure. Her current historical focus is an intriguing area of pre-history, Roman Scotland.…

    November 15, 2018
  • Homicide in Herne Hill
    Writing

    Homicide in Herne Hill

    I have a special place in my heart for Herne Hill – so it was an obvious spot to kill someone. I was looking for an area where my amateur sleuth heroine, Beth Haldane,…

    October 3, 2018
  • Blog Writing

    Holidays are Murder

    Accidentally on purpose, I spent my summer on the trail of two great murderesses, Agatha Christie and Daphne du Maurier. Holidays are always impossible to organise here – there are so many different factions,…

    September 24, 2018