There's something going on at Amazon. Over the weekend it became apparent that most KDP ebooks are unavailable to purchase for international readers who use the US Kindle Store. So I just wanted to reassure you that all of my books have been published for Kindle. What's going on? It seems that … [Read more...]
The Nordic Heart Series $0.99 Limited Offer!
Whoop, whoop it's limited offer time! The Nordic Heart Series promotion is here. From today until 15th July the Kindle copy of the box set, including the four novels in The Nordic Heart Series, is on a limited offer of just $0.99 (£0.99/0.99)! That's less than a cup of coffee ... The … [Read more...]
Advice for New Authors: Five sure-fire ways to find your book’s genre
You’ve finally written your book and now people keep asking you what genre your book falls into. But the last thing you want to do is to pop your valued, unique work into a box, so you say, ‘It doesn’t really fit into any genre.’ Wrong, I'm afraid. On Amazon Kindle store there are thousands of … [Read more...]
Free Reads for Smart Women
It starts today! An exciting limited time promotion called 'Free Reads for Smart Women' is finally here! Twelve talented women authors are offering a free title each for a limited time, from 24th to 28th February 2017. Do you like your fiction dramatic, thought-provoking, beautiful, … [Read more...]
The Englishman Boxed Set
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Love Nordic Noir? Now try Nordic Romance! The first three books in the best-selling tumultuous love story between beautiful Finnish student and handsome British Navy Officer are now compiled into one beautiful boxed set. A long-distance military romance set in … [Read more...]
The Good Officer is out today!
It’s Publication Day! My new novel, the fourth book (but also a standalone read) in The Englishman series, THE GOOD OFFICER, is out today! Hurrah! These are early reviews I’ve had so far: Another winning combination of romance in a recent historical setting, with culture clashes between Finnish … [Read more...]
The Future of Books at the Fitzrovia Festival
A few weeks ago I took part in a panel discussion on the future of books at the Fitzrovia Festival in London. The event was hosted by Author in Residence at Virtual Futures, Stephen Oram, and included talks from writers of various disciplines. It was a very interesting evening and my thanks go to … [Read more...]
Kindle Countdown Deal
Want to forget all about the Brexit vote? (I certainly do) Immerse yourself in The Red King of Helsinki, a Cold War spy tale set in Finland in the chill of midwinter. And now there's good news! I bet you didn't think I'd say that this morning ... The Red King of Helsinki is now £0.99 … [Read more...]
The Finnish Girl out in paperback soon!
One of the best jobs I ever had was to be a bookseller. The year that I spent in the now sadly closed England's Lane Books in Northwest London, could easily be described as the happiest of my life. I would go as far to say that it was also a life-changing time for me, because two momentous events … [Read more...]
Advice for New Writers Part 6: Traditional or Self-publish?
In this series of posts on Advice to New Authors, I've talked about writing the 1st draft, about editing your work, how to increase the speed of your writing, how long it takes to publish a novel, and about ways in which you can learn your craft. Today I'm going to talk about self-publishing versus … [Read more...]