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    Toto & Coco

    November 3, 2020
    Toto & Coco by Alan Frame

    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, very bad – and Coco Chanel on top. It’s also written by the wonderful Alan Frame, my former boss on The Daily Express, who has a wicked way with words. This story is absolutely begging to be made into a film, and I’m just amazed I’ve…

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    Finding Inspiration: Truro and Torquay

    I was lucky enough to be able to take a couple of days off last week and jaunt down to two places that are fast becoming favourites, Devon and Cornwall. Each is associated with…

    July 17, 2019
  • Finding Nina: Sue Barnard
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    Meet the Author – Sue Barnard

    It’s wonderful to have fellow author and editor Sue Barnard on my blog today. Sue is a very talented writer with five novels to her name. Here she is introducing her sixth book: Hello…

    May 28, 2019
  • The Body in Belair Park, number six in the London Murder Mysteries series
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    The Body in Belair Park

    Well, it’s been a bit of a whirlwind month, but one of the nicest parts happened yesterday morning, when I opened a package containing… book number 6 in my London Murder Mysteries series, The…

    May 23, 2019
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    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
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    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
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    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