Heidi James – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Heidi James to the blog. Heidi is the author of Wounding and Two Tall Tales and One Short Novel and her latest novel, So the Doves is published by Bluemoose Books on 14 September 2017. Heidi kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about So the Doves. So…

Crete honey by Jo Thomas – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Jo Thomas to the blog. Jo is the author of The Oyster Catcher, The Olive Branch and Late Summer in the Vineyard. Her lasted novel, The Honey Farm on the Hill is published by Headline on 24 August 2017. Today Jo talks about Crete honey. Crete Honey. According to Incredible Crete website,…

Jane Lythell – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Jane Lythell to the blog. Jane is the author of After the Storm, The Lie of You and Woman of the Hour. Her latest novel Behind Her Back was published by Head of Zeus on 10 August 2017. Jane kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little…

The Big Dreams Beach Hotel by Michele Gorman as Lilly Bartlett – extract

Today I’m pleased to welcome Michele Gorman to the blog. Michele’s novels include The Curvy Girls Club and Love is a Four-Legged Word. She also writes under the name Lilly Bartlett, with previous novels including The Second Chance Café in Carlton Square and The Big Little Wedding in Carlton Square and her latest novel The Big Dreams…

Tess Gerritsen – Q&A

Today I’m very pleased to welcome Tess Gerritsen to the blog. Tess is the creator of the Rizzoli and Isles series which started with The Surgeon and was recently immortalised in the TV series Rizzoli and Isles featuring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander. The twelfth book in the series, I know A Secret, was published by Bantam on…

My first experience of Japan by Lesley Downer – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Lesley Downer to the blog. Lesley is the author of The Samurai’s Daughter, Across a Bridge of Dreams and the short story A Geisha for the American Consul. Her latest novel, The Shogun’s Queen was published by Corgi on 27 July 2017. Today Lesley talks about her first experiences of Japan….

Helen Fields Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Helen Fields to the blog. Helen is the author of Perfect Remains and her latest novel Perfect Prey was published by Avon on 27 July 2017. Helen kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Perfect Prey. Perfect Prey features two killers competing with one…

10 SHOCKING SOCIAL MEDIA MURDERS by Lucy V Hay – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Lucy V Hay to the blog. Lucy is the author of The Other Twin which was published by Orenda Books on 1 July 2017. Today Lucy talks about murders resulting from social media. In my crime debut for Orenda Books, THE OTHER TWIN, protagonist Poppy discovers her sister India had been…

A Taste of Death by H.V. Coombs – extract

Today I’m pleased to welcome H.V. Coombs to the blog. H.V. Coombs’ novel, A Taste of Death was published by Avon on 24 July 2017. Avon have kindly allowed me permission to share an extract from the book with you. Not being too busy suited me. I felt that I would rather take a low footfall and…

My favourite hotels in fiction by Emylia Hall – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Emylia Hall to the blog. Emylia is the author of The Book of Summers, A Heart Bent Out of Shape and The Sea Between Us. Her latest novel, The Thousand Lights Hotel was published by Headline Review on 13 July 2017. Today Emylia discusses her favourite hotels in fiction. My favourite hotels in fiction…

Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy – extract

Maile Meloy is the author of Liars and Saints, A Family Daughter, and the YA Apothecary trilogy. Her latest novel, Do Not Become Alarmed was published by Penguin on 6 July 2017. Penguin have kindly given me permission to share an extract from Do Not Become Alarmed with you today. A voice came over the loudspeaker, right…

Colette McBeth – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Colette McBeth to the blog. Colette is the author of Precious Thing and The Life I Left Behind. Her third novel, An Act of Silence was published by Wildfire Books on 29 June 2017. Colette kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about An Act of Silence. …