Today is Publication Day! My latest novel, Book 6 in the Love on the Island Series, AN ISLAND HEATWAVE, is out today. Whoo, hoo! After all the trials and tribulations I've had with this book, my 15th title, I am delighted and – to be honest – very relieved that this novel is finally out. I … [Read more...]
New Book Trials and Tribulations
As the last instalment in the Love on the Island Series, my new book, An Island Heatwave, was always going to be a little harder to write, but I think there have been other factors at work too. End of Lockdowns It's crazy how slowly you get used to a new way of doing things. During the past … [Read more...]
Sneak Peek into New Book: Andrei and Frida
I'm having such fun writing An Island Heatwave, Book 6 in the Love on the Island series, that I thought I'd share a sneak peek into the new book with you today. Frida You may remember Frida from the first book in the series, The Island Affair? In this short clip from the novel, Alicia, who is … [Read more...]
Publication Day Blues
The Island Child is out today, but why do I have publication day blues?This is my 14th fiction title and you'd think thatI'd be used to the whole publication routine. The writing, editing, deciding on the cover and making plans for the launch. But you'd be wrong. The publication process is alwys … [Read more...]
Cover and Title Reveal!
Yes, it's cover and title reveal time! While the ink is hardly dry on my latest novel, An Island Summer, I'm already writing the next book in the Love on the Island series. This, Book 5, will follow the ongoing love triangle between Alicia, Liam and Patrick, but it will also follow Brit, Alicia's … [Read more...]
An Island Summer: A New Novel
I am delighted to tell you about a new novel! An Island Summer, a stand-alone Book 4 in Love on the Island series will be out on 17 June 2021. An Island Summer Andrei has made the arduous trip to the Åland islands from his home in Romania to find out what happened to his brother, Daniel. … [Read more...]
My Lockdown Story
You're a writer so you would spend your lockdown writing a story, right? Well, yes, in theory... A Good Writing Routine I have worked from home for quite a few years now, and have a well- established routine for my writing and coaching business. On the other hand, my husband's job involves … [Read more...]
Change of Genre?
Like many other writers, I often want to change the genre I write in. I want to escape the shackles of the romance genre and write something gritty. Fair enough, my Nordic fiction isn't exactly bodice-ripping, Hallmark movie type of romance, but neither is there too much mystery and absolutely no … [Read more...]
The Day We Met Out in Paperback!
The Day We Met, a prequel story to my new Nordic fiction series, Love on the Island, is now available in paperback! This short story introduces the two main characters, Finnish journalist Alicia and a British doctor, Liam. Read the blurb below to find out more. The Day We Met Do you … [Read more...]
It’s Cover Reveal Day for An Island Christmas
Whoop, whoop, it's Cover Reveal Day! My next novel, AN ISLAND CHRISTMAS, will be out 28 November. Another baby about to be launched into the world ... Needless to say, I love the new cover! Jessica Bell, my long-time designer, has done a great job once again. I feel this cover really conveys the … [Read more...]