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  • Alex Macbeth, author
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    Meet the Author – Alex Macbeth

    I’m very glad to be hosting fellow crime author Alex Macbeth on my blog today. Alex’s gripping thriller, Red Die, is set in Mozambique and has been widely praised for its sense of place.…

    March 19, 2020
  • Val Penny's Hunter's Secret
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    Meet the Author – Val Penny

    I’m very glad today to be able to welcome author Val Penny back to my blog. Val’s Edinburgh-based murder mystery series, starring Detective Inspector Hunter Wilson, has been compared with the work of Ian…

    March 17, 2020
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    Good Eggs

    It seems like a world away now but it was only about three weeks ago that I squeezed into a little temporary theatre in Webbs Road, Clapham with loads of friends. We were all…

    March 15, 2020
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    Beautiful in the Morning

    Can’t wait to see new film Beautiful in the Morning by the promising Italian-American director, Flavia Casa. I’m a sucker for the cinema anyway, and this is also the first time I will be…

    November 5, 2019
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    The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood

    I was lucky enough to pop along to the preview of this great show, the Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood, at the National Portrait Gallery the other night. There’s nothing like going to a gallery after hours;…

    October 31, 2019
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    Death in Dulwich DEAL!

    Just a quick one today to say that anyone who’s always fancied trying my London Murder Mystery series but has balked at the high price of, ahem, £1.99, well good news – today only…

    September 11, 2019
  • Working for Christian Dior by Jean Dawnay
    Blog Reviews

    Fashion and Fairytales – Dawnay and Dior

    After my review for Dior: Exhibition of Dreams it was lovely to be asked to review a gorgeous little book, Working for Christian Dior, by Jean Dawnay. This little story, only fifty or so pages long…

    April 21, 2019
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    Meet the Author – Heidi Catherine

    Today we’re lucky enough to be getting a return visit from one of my favourite authors, Heidi Catherine. Heidi wrote the Soulweaver trilogy which is one of those rare collections of stories where not…

    April 7, 2019
  • Joan Livingston: Checking The Traps
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    Meet the Author – Joan Livingston

    I’m thrilled to introduce you to talented American author Joan Livingston, whose third whodunit Checking the Traps is out today. Here, Joan explains how she used a painful real life experience of her own…

    March 21, 2019
  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie
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    Talking about Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

    Went to see the joyous musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the weekend with children 3 and 4. They are now fourteen and twelve, which once I might have considered a bit young for…

    March 6, 2019