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    Homicide in Herne Hill

    October 3, 2018
    Homicide in Herne Hill

    I have a special place in my heart for Herne Hill – so it was an obvious place to kill someone. I was looking for a spot where my amateur sleuth heroine, Beth Haldane, could branch out a bit from central Dulwich, yet not get too lost in the wilds of south London. After all, she has only just had a Calamity in Camberwell. So I turned to Herne Hill, where I lived for four very happy years in a…

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  • 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
  • Costa del Churros
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    Meet the Author – Isabella May

    It’s a great pleasure to welcome talented author Isabella May back to my blog today. After her huge success with Oh! What a Pavlova and The Cocktail Bar,  Isabella’s third novel is Costa Del Churros. I’m…

    August 23, 2018
  • Calamity in Camberwell, cozy crime whodunit
    Blog Writing

    Calamity in Camberwell

    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…

    August 13, 2018
  • Writing

    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
  • Writing

    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
  • Writing

    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
  • Writing

    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