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Cover reveal and competition

Tuesday 17 October 2017



Drumroll please ... Ta dah! Here it is. The gorgeous cover of my new book, Christmas Secrets in Snowflake Cove. I hope you love it as much as I do. Today is the BIG cover reveal and I'm hoping you may want to get involved and share the cover and link to pre-order the book. Read on to find out how - and get a chance to win a prize in my Christmas Secrets Cover Reveal Comp. Each time I look at this cover I feel so festive. I want to drag the tree down from the loft and start decorating it immediately, with Michael Bublé's dulcet tones telling me it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, accompanied by tinkling ice cubes in my… Continue reading

How to choose a book title

Friday 25 August 2017



The title of a book is important. Perhaps not quite as important as the cover and definitely far less important than the actual book content, but a title can help a potential purchaser to decide whether she or he wants to buy the book in the first place. It can give an indication of the type of book the book-buyer is going to get - or it may not. More than once, I've been told about a book and when I've searched for it on line, I've discovered that it wasn't what I'd expected. The cover can sometimes give a clearer indication. You'll see from the cover for my 'summer' book, It Takes Two that it shows it's a romantic comedy about relationships. At least… Continue reading

Happy new website. Happy new me.

Tuesday 25 July 2017



Time and tide wait for no one – and neither does technology, to paraphrase the old proverb and to make it gender-neutral. Times are changing, and so is my website, because having an author website built and thinking it will stand the test of time, is a fool’s game. Okay. That’s enough with the clichés. What I’m really saying is that I needed to have a new website built and I’m going to tell you why. To be honest, I still love my ‘old’ website. Blue is one of my favourite colours and the bookmark tabs are fab. There were so many things I loved about it. But it wasn’t completely ‘mobile-friendly’ and as more and more people are searching the internet via their phones… Continue reading

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Christmas Secrets in Snowflake Cove
It Takes Two
The Starlight Ball
Deck the Halls
Dancing in the Rain
Walking on Sunshine
Catch A Falling Star
A Christmas Hideaway
Ninety Days to Christmas
Be Mine
The Perfect Christmas Plan
Ninety Steps to Summerhill
Ninety Days of Summer
A Slippery Slope
Christmas Wishes - Short stories
Carole Singer's Christmas
Sailing Solo
The Golf Widows' Club
Lizzie Marshall's Wedding
Highland Fling

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