Title: Christmas at Bay Tree Cottage by Linn B Halton Genre: Romance/women’s contemporary/holidays Release Date: 3 Nov 2017 Publisher: Harper Impulse The countdown to Christmas is usually a magical time, but Elana James is fed up with living on a building site! The renovations on her beautiful cottage – like her heart – have been frozen in limbo ever since she was unexpectedly widowed. Elana calls in a professional, Luke Stevenson, to help finish the cottage, so her little girl can… Read more »

A Vicarage Christmas

Title: A Vicarage Christmas Series: The Holley Sisters of Thornthwaite Book One Genre: Women’s fiction/romance Release Date: October 18, 2017 Publisher: Tule Publishing Welcome to Thornthwaite, a quaint village tucked up in England’s beautiful but rainy Lake District… where homecomings happen and surprises are in store for the four Holley sisters… Anna Holley, the third of four sisters, has always felt a little bit forgotten. A family tragedy when she was a child had her retreating deep into shyness, and… Read more »

Heart of Stone

Title: Heart of Stone by John Jackson Genre: Historic Fiction Release Date: 24th October 2017 Publisher: Crooked Cat Books Dublin, 1730 When young and beautiful Mary Molesworth is forced to marry Robert Rochford, widowed heir to the earldom of Belfield, she finds that her idea of love is not returned. Jealous, cruel and manipulative, Robert ignores her after she has provided him with a male heir, preferring to spend his nights with his mistress. Power-hungry, Robert builds up a reputation… Read more »

Wicked For Hire by Lotta Smith

Wicked for Hire: The Synopsis Sometimes, the opportunity of a lifetime busts your door instead of gently knocking at it… FREE on Kindle Unlimited! Medical student Amanda Meyers thought she had her life all planned out until people started dying the moment they touched her. Being cleared of any wrongdoing didn’t stop the medical school from expelling her, and it didn’t rid her of the unfortunate nickname Grim Reaper. Luckily, having a rep as the harbinger of death isn’t a… Read more »

The Big Dreams Beach Hotel

The Big Dreams Beach Hotel by Lilly Bartlett Wriggle your toes in the sand and feel the warm breeze on your face when you check into the hotel that’s full of dreams Three years after ditching her career in New York City, Rosie never thought she’d still be managing the quaint faded Victorian hotel in her seaside hometown. What’s worse, the hotel’s new owners are turning it into a copy of their Florida properties. Flamingos and all. Cultures are clashing… Read more »

Aphrodite's Closet

I’m so excited to announce that my latest chick lit novel, Aphrodite’s Closet, is finally available to download for Kindle (and kindle apps) from Amazon. The idea for Aphrodite’s Closet (and it’s fun title) came to me quite a few years ago and it’s slowly been coming to life in my head ever since. I knew I wanted to write about a sex shop in a light-hearted way and if I don’t say so myself, it is a really fun story,… Read more »

Manipulated Lives

I don’t normally talk about books on this blog – I save that for my book blog. But when I read something really extraordinary that just happens to have been written by a very good friend of mine, then I just have to share it with you all! Manipulated Lives by H.A Leuschel is a collection of novellas all surrounding the subject of manipulation and it’s one of those books that will seriously get you thinking… Five stories – Five Lives. Have you… Read more »

I don’t often talk about my books and writing but whenever I have a new one out, I will! So this week I launched my latest, it’s the final book in The Morgan Sisters series – one which my readers have been eagerly awaiting for over a year now. It’s called We Stand Against Evil. In case you are curious, The Morgan Sisters is a five-book YA (young adult) series set around London, about two sisters who discover they’re actually very… Read more »

Have you written a book and are now thinking about publishing it? Not sure what to do? Well, stick with me and I’ll help you through the ins and outs of self-publishing. It’s much easier than you might think. First, it’s imperative to ensure your book is as polished as it can be, i.e. if you can afford to, hire an editor and get numerous beta readers to read it through before you hit ‘publish’. If you can’t afford an editor… Read more »

When I was about seven or eight years old, I was on holiday at a caravan park in Skegness (England). One afternoon, my parents took us to a kid’s disco and whilst there I shared a special moment with a beautiful young boy. As we were dancing he brushed his hand on my back and when I turned around to see who it was, I was mesmerised. I never forgot that moment. And that is what inspired Forever Fredless, my first chick… Read more »