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So THAT was 2019

I don’t normally document my year, I usually move on and will sometimes talk about my hopes for coming 12 months. But 2019 has been something of a wild ride and I had to get some of it down just so I could read it and weep or laugh. The last 12 months …

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Book 16 is . . .

I’ve been working on Book number 16 for a number of months. This book is different to my other books and, actually, exactly the same for many, many reasons. I really hope you enjoy it. The secret’s out, but if you haven’t already seen it, here’s the ne …

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A Different Flavour of Title

I’m often asked if would I go back and revise anything I have written in my previous books. It’s a tempting thought, but even if I could, I wouldn’t. Admittedly, there are elements to my previous stories that I wouldn’t have written in the same way wer …

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 6

The countdown to publication continues with a fabulous competition! I’m giving one lucky person the chance to win a gorgeous pot inspired by TELL ME YOUR SECRET. And the best bit? It will have been lovingly painted by me! Watch the video clip to find o …

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 5

Next episode in the TELL ME YOUR SECRET series is now out! The characters in my stories often have a ‘quirk’ or hobby. In this book, Pieta’s quirk resulted in me taking up pottery. Find out more: https://smarturl.it/TMYSpreorder

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 4

Hello! This is the next episode of the #TellMeYourSecret video series. Today, we’re going to Brighton Marina to find out why it’s such an atmospheric setting for some of the book’s scenes. (I’m really working those hands in this vid!) Pre-order your co …

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Read the first 50 pages!

Just click on the cover to read the first 50 pages of Tell Me Your Secret.

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 3

Hello! Episode 3 in the TELL ME YOUR SECRET video series is a special competition! You could be in with a chance to win some rather snazzy armwarmers AND get your hands on a limited-edition early reading copy of TELL ME YOUR SECRET! (You can see the pr …

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 2

This is episode 2 in the TELL ME YOUR SECRET video mini series. This time I’m talking about my main character, Pieta, who has a devastating secret, and how #Brighton & #Hove feature in her story… Enjoy! (I honestly tried very hard to keep the tal …

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Tell Me Your Secret Video Series – Ep 1

I recently filmed a series of short videos to give you a little insight into TELL ME YOUR SECRET. It’s all about the book’s characters, settings and my writing process. This is the first episode where I talk about the storyline. Enjoy!     …

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