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It’s The Girl’s Birthday!

The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch and the Birth of an Unlikely Feminist is now one year old! Whoo-Hoo!! Happy Birthday!! My books always give me joy in…

Don’t be afraid to say NO!

When I was still working at my day job, but desperate to become a full-time writer, I used to say yes to absolutely everything that came my way… I wrote…

Books I’ve Read

Since we’re now a third of the way through the year (how did that happen?!) I thought I’d give you a list of the books I’ve read so far. Don’t…

The countdown begins!

It’s now only two months before The Little Book of Marilyn is published! Woohoo! As you can see from the fabulous back cover, the book will have make-up and hair…

How I Get My Ideas

Lots of people ask how I find ideas for my books, so I thought I’d share a few thoughts about that today… Some of my ideas come to me through…

Happy Birthday to Victorian Scandals!

During my hiatus from blogging, The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones and Other Victorian Scandals celebrated its first birthday! I can’t actually believe that it’s been a whole year since…

Catch-Up!

So it has been three months since I last updated my blog! Oops! I’m really sorry it’s taken so long, but I promise I have been working extremely hard to…

Some News!

I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that my book, The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones and other Victorian Scandals has just been published in a large print edition! The publisher is…

Goodbye Horace Ward

It is with great sadness that I am writing this column today. Horace Ward, long-time Fleet Street photographer and my wonderful friend, passed away on Friday 18 January. His health…

The Mystery of the Actress on the Train

I am a big fan of Agatha Christie – her books have always entertained me and her work ethic greatly inspires me. As I’m sure you know, Agatha loved a…