3rd novel Fool Me Twice – a Georgian romance – to be published!

I'm so pleased to announce that my 3rd novel Fool Me Twice is now under contract with Madison Street Publishing and should be emerging into the public light by the end of 2016!   I signed the contract last week and am really looking forward to the publishing journey again. Now the fun begins, the [...]

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Marie Antoinette: Queen of French Fashion

I am delighted to welcome Ginger Myrick onto my blog for a guest post and excerpt from her latest historical fiction novel exploring the life of the enigmatic Maria Antoinette - enjoy:   Marie Antoinette was perhaps most iconically known for her sense of style. Although many of the ideas of French fashion we associate with [...]

The Unexpected Earl Cover & Blurb Reveal!!!

It's just so exciting when your novel gets its cover. It's like something immaterial is finally given a face and you can point to it and say, 'that's mine' rather than just imagine the title and picture in your head. The Unexpected Earl, the story of a tempestuous heroine named Julia and all the scrapes [...]

US & UK Kindle GIVEAWAY of The Widow’s Redeemer! 1st June – 14th June

Hallooo all! Now, I have been somewhat buried - that's right, literally buried - in edits of my new manuscript, and as you have seen, I've come up for air to share excerpts of Miss Rotherham that I've edited and to host brilliantly written guest posts like Rosanne E. Lortz's one 🙂 To apologise for [...]

Emerging from Editing for an Excerpt – Miss Rotherham

As the title says, I'm emerging from editing to put up an excerpt. I've been spending some time editing Miss Rotherham, and I'm enjoying getting to know all the characters again. The thing I'd forgotten is that editing is actually bally hard work! I have also been remembering recently that I promised a series on [...]

A Regency Heroine: Letty Burton

 'Determined, strong, good; a woman of indomitable spirit.' Yep. That's me. What a great description. Wait, wait, wait; woah, woah woah! I think...I THINK I may have gotten that wrong. Yes, in fact, I'm sure. You see, when I write (which is whenever I get the chance), I tend to write my heroines as the [...]

The First In A Series

Hey, so I've realised that writing a book is hard. It's really quite hard. Now I'm not exactly talking about scrawling a few lines down that you happened to think sound nice. Or even writing half a book before getting side-tracked or bored. I'm talking about writing a whole entire novel, reading, re-reading, revising, re-revising [...]