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    Death in Dulwich

    May 17, 2017

    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 bit of a romp and there isn’t too much blood and gore, so the more sensitive amongst you will be safe in the hands of my single mother detective, Beth Haldane, and the long-suffering (but very eligible) Detective Inspector York of the Metropolitan Police. Hopefully you’ll…

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    Hot Chocolate

    Well, here we are – in 2012! I’m sure this was the year that Tomorrow’s World predicted we’d all be swanning around in white jumpsuits while robots did the grungy stuff like running the…

    January 1, 2012
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    My blogging CV

    Lovely Tara at Stickyfingers and Jay from Mocha Bean Mummy spent a day last summer trying to stop a bunch of mummy bloggers giggling for long enough to make a calendar. Now they’ve asked…

    December 24, 2011
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    Feeling pensieve …

    One of my favourite ideas in the Harry Potter series was the pensieve, where you could syphon off thoughts and leave them swirling mysteriously in a rather beautiful stone bowl. In the novels, these…

    October 5, 2011
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    Kindling excitment

    Well, I’m in a state of major excitement today as it has finally occurred to me to put my book on Kindle. My older brother suggested this to me a year ago, and sent…

    September 16, 2011
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    Do you have time for Me Time?

    A great post by my lovely friend Linda has sparked a big debate over at Ready for Ten about ‘Me Time’. It’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot recently as I suddenly, astonishingly,…

    January 28, 2011
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    Big mouth

    Well, I’ve really gone and done it now. It turns out that the paperback version of my novel isn’t, in fact, coming out until August. I know this because I emailed my publisher to…

    January 11, 2011
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    High heels

    A lovely surprise, just when I needed it, when I was, ahem, checking out my book’s sales on Amazon. I know it’s a bit sad, but in fact I know authors who spend a…

    January 10, 2011
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    Identity crisis

    It seems to be my month for moral dilemmas. No sooner have I decided to spill the beans on Jane Bennett joining my pilates class (and she wasn’t there last Friday, I hope it…

    October 5, 2010
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    Smile

    I love Tara’s gallery but I can’t often enter. My pictures are always rubbish, you see, and I never put photos of my children on my blog. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s great when…

    September 22, 2010