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One Minute Book Reviews

As I’m sure you already know, I’m a complete book-addict! What’s more, I’m not ashamed to admit it! I have read 17 books so far this year (yes I’m sad…

Five Gruesome Victorian Scandals

The Victorian era brings forth visions of stiff-upper-lipped gentlemen in top hats, and unamused woman in bustles and petticoats. However, a quick trawl through the archives shows that the criminal…

Such a lot to share!

So here I am, back to my blog after what seems like forever! I’m so sorry I haven’t updated it for a few weeks, but I’ve been crazy busy with…

One of the Bloomsbury Set – For a Day!

I’ve probably mentioned that when I was an office assistant, I used to stand at the photocopier and dream about one day being taken seriously as a writer, meeting my…

Take me to 1927!

For many, many years I have had a fascination with perfume. It all started when I watched a television programme about the making of one particular brand. Until I watched…

More news!

So another day and another wave of publicity for The Girl! First of all, the Classic Blondes website has given the book a really stellar review. You can see a…

Rave Reviews for The Girl

Just a quick blog update to let you know about a brand new review for The Girl, over at Avalinah’s Books. I became aware of the new review on Twitter…

Passing the Torch

One of the loveliest chapters to work on in The Girl, was the Epilogue, entitled ‘Passing The Torch.’ In that section, I compiled a great many comments from all kinds…

Catching up…

Just a few little news items to share with you today… First of all, the 7th May issue of The Big Issue is on sale now. Inside you will find…

Happy Publication Day!

Happy U.S. Publication Day for The Girl! If you spot the book in shops around the U.S., I’d love it if you could take a pic and tag me on…