Riverside Reads event, November 2015

  On Tuesday 24th November I joined lovelies Lucy Holliday, Eva Woods and Jessica Gilmore; The Sun books’ editor Natasha Harding, and a bevy of beautiful book-lovers who enjoyed copious wine (thanks again, Naked Wine!), mince-pies, swag-bags (I LOVE the new HarperImpulse pink totes!) and chat. Although I was (standard) pretty much rambling for most of it (I […]

Naughty or Nice? The HarperImpulse Christmas Anthology

Blog subscribers may remember I injected a little festivity into the summer by sharing the first two parts of NAUGHTY OR NICE?, a short story I was writing off a starting paragraph prompt alongside fourteen of my HarperImpulse colleagues. Well today you can get the whole anthology of fifteen stories for ABSOLUTELY FREE! Get your […]

Results Day

Congratulations to everyone receiving their A Level results today and finding out what the next big adventure is. Ten years ago today for me! To celebrate, here’s a tiny little piece of Little White Lies that hit the cutting room floor when it became The Best Thing I Never Had; it’s the original prologue, where Harriet, […]

“Naughty Or Nice…? Christmas by the fire….” A Harper Impulse blog hop – PART TWO!

Click here to remind yourself what this blog hop is all about, and don’t forget to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for a bundle of eBooks and paperbacks as well as a $70 Amazon giftcard!   Remind yourself of what happened in Part 1!.     “Char,” was his only greeting, before he kissed her full on the […]

“Naughty Or Nice…? Christmas by the fire….” A Harper Impulse blog hop – PART ONE

Click here to remind yourself what this blog hop is all about, and don’t forget to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for a bundle of eBooks and paperbacks as well as a $70 Amazon giftcard!   Part 2 will be released tomorrow, Tuesday 5th August at 10am.     Charlotte sat at the bus stop wondering whether she […]

“Naughty Or Nice…? Christmas by the fire….” A Harper Impulse blog hop

FIFTEEN AUTHORS. FIFTEEN SHORT STORIES. ONE OPENING PARAGRAPH… ‘Charlotte sat at the bus stop wondering whether she would make the naughty or nice list this year. Last year she had rescued a stray kitten and therefore considered herself most definitely ‘nice’. This year she had broken Daniels heart into a million tiny pieces, so ‘naughty’ […]

Free! “The Making of Us”

So! You might have heard that my debut novel Little White Lies has been newed and improved and released as The Best Thing I Never Had by Harper Collins’ award-winning romance imprint Harper Impulse – I have been banging on about it rather! Right now The Best Thing I Never Had is a frankly bargainous 99p on Amazon. But maybe […]

“The best thing” you’ll read this evening

  Click the below for ABSOLUTELY FREE access to the prologue and first chapter of THE BEST THING I NEVER HAD prior to its release on Thursday 5 December.   For access to sneak peaks of other amazing Harper Impulse fiction visit the fabulous Chick Lit Reviews and News. Enjoy!        

I will persevere

Here’s a picture of my handmade polymer clay “chibi” Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; I bought them to sit serenely on my desk, inspiring me as I finish Perseverance, my novella that traces their ‘love story’. I think Chibi Henry and Anne will perhaps get a little impatient with me, as a change in professional circumstances […]