Laura Purcell – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Laura Purcell to the blog. Laura is the author of Queen of Bedlam, Mistress of the Court and God Save the King. Her latest novel, The Silent Companions was published by Bloomsbury Raven on 5 October 2017. Laura kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The…

Carol Lovekin – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Carol Lovekin to the blog. Carol is the author of Ghostbird and her latest novel Snow Sisters was published by Honno Welsh Women’s Press on 21 September 2017. Carol kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Snow Sisters. Verity and Meredith live with their eccentric mother…

Rose Servitova – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Rose Servitova to the blog. Rose is the author of The Longbourn Letters which was published by Wooster Publishing on 2 May 2017 Rose kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Longbourn Letters.  The Longbourn Letters is a hilarious read, in my opinion,…

Winnie M Li – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Winnie M Li to the blog. Winnie’s debut novel Dark Chapter was published by Legend Press on 1 June 2017 and is shortlisted for the 2017 Not The Booker prize run by The Guardian newspaper. Winnie kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Dark Chapter….

Maria in the Music by Louise Beech – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Louise Beech back to the blog. Louise is the author of How to be Brave and The Mountain in my Shoe. Her latest novel, Maria in the Moon was published by Orenda Books on 30 September 2017. To celebrate the release of Maria in the Moon, Louise has written a…

Michael J Malone – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Michael J Malone to the blog. Michael is the author of novels including Blood Tears and A Suitable Lie and his latest novel, House of Spines was published by Orenda Books on 15 September 2017. Michael kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about House…

Annabel Fielding – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Annabel Fielding to the blog. Annabel’s novel, A Pearl for My Mistress, was published in ebook by HQ Digital on 9 August 2017. Annabel kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about A Pearl For My Mistress. I’d say, this is a story about three…

Claire Evans – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Claire Evans to the blog. Claire’s debut novel, The Fourteenth Letter is published in paperback by Sphere on 21 September 2017 Claire kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Fourteenth Letter. The novel is set in London in 1881, a time of great change…

Looking for Clues by Rachel Ward – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Rachel Ward to the blog. Rachel is the author of the Young Adult novels The Chaos and the Numbers trilogy and her debut novel for adults, The Cost of Living is published by Sandstone Press on 21 September 2017. Today Rachel talks about looking for clues. Regular followers of my Twitter account…

Rowena Macdonald – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Rowena Macdonald to the blog. Rowena is the author of the short story collection Smoked Meat. Her debut novel, The Threat Level Remains Severe, was published by Aardvark Bureau on 10 July 2017 and has been shortlisted for the Not the Booker prize run by The Guardian newspaper. Rowena kindly…

How I assemble a book by Daniela Sacerdoti – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Daniela Saceradoti to the blog. Daniela’s previous novels include Watch Over Me, Take Me Home, Don’t be Afraid and Set Me Free. Her latest novel, Keep Me Safe is published in paperback by Headline on 7 September 2017. Today Daniela talks about how she assembles a book. The seed of a book, for me,…

Harriet Paige – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Harriet Paige to the blog. Harriet is the author of Man with a Seagull on his Head was published by Bluemoose books on 19 March 2017 and is shortlisted for the 2017 Not the Booker prize run by The Guardian newspaper. Harriet kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us…