I’m so pleased to welcome author Cathie Dunn into the coffee shop today all the way from the south of France. Cathie’s published two novels, Dark Deceit and Highland Arms, and a novella, Silent Deception. She describes her novels as ‘historical romance with a hint of danger.’ But where does she get her ideas from? Hello … More The story behind the story – Cathie Dunn’s next novel
Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are my top ten great love stories – what are yours?
It’s my pleasure to welcome Sue Barnard to the coffee shop today. As well as being an author, editor and award-winning poet she has appeared on BBC TV’s Only Connect quiz show and has compiled questions for Radio 4’s fiendishly difficult Round Britain quiz. Her latest novel has just been published (9th February) Lovely to see … More How to get published – Sue Barnard’s top tip
Well here it is – the cover art for my new novel. I love it – hope you do. Choosing a cover involves so many decisions – like whether to go for a light or dark image, the typeface, the size and colour of the letters, the position of the words…Anyone who knows me will … More Cover story
Books are so much more than ink on paper – like tunes they can evoke strong memories. Certain books will always remind me of my children at the age they were when they read them. My eldest, Raffaella, has always been a bookaholic. These are the titles that map her childhood from 0-18. AGE 0-5 … More Growing up with books