Continuing my series of reading books appropriate to the places I visit: Passing through France, I grabbed a copy of this detective story set in the French town of Merle. I’d really enjoyed Messandrierre by the same author so was looking forward to reading this one. Jacques Foret the very likeable main character in … More Road Trip Reads: Merle by Angela Wren
Ghost by Helen Grant @helengrantsays @lovebooksgroup @fledglingpress #blogtour #GHOST I’m thrilled to be taking part in the Love Books Group blog tour for ghost today with a book review. The story: Langlands House is haunted, but not by the ghost you think. Augusta McAndrew lives on a remote Scottish estate with her grandmother, Rose. For her … More Book review: ghost by Helen Grant
Book review: Agatha Christie, An English Mystery by Laura Thompson, published by Headline This year I’ve set myself a challenge to read something connected to each place I visit. My first stop this Easter break was Belgium and as Belgium was the home of the fastidious fictional detective Hercule Poirot it seemed like a good opportunity … More Road Trip Reads: Agatha Christie
I’ve been tearing my hair out over the blurb for my next novel The Secret! You know – those few lines on the back of the book that explain what it’s all about? So important. And so hard to write! When you’ve spent months or even years writing a novel, how do you condense it … More The dreaded blurb – why is it so hard to write?