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March 25

On a beautifully sunny day, I note Jonathan Taylor has uploaded my latest review. As ever, click here to see the Everybody's Reviewing site he edits. "Scent", written by Isabel Costello, set in Paris and Provence truly is a wonderful book. I really enjoyed it, as you...

March 16

As ever, I am indebted to Jonathan Taylor, who continues to promote writers on his various sites. This time he has been good enough to feature my crime novel, "Poppy Flowers at the Front" on the Creative Writing at Leicester site. I have been promoting my...

March 11

I recently appeared on Cultural Exchanges, a celebration of writers and persons of interest presented by Tony Graves and the students of De Montfort University. They run the whole shebang and it is so professionally done. They are a credit to the Uni. I spoke about my...

February 28

I gave my first interview with the lovely Leah at the verybookish.com Look at it here. Thanks to Leah for all her hard work promoting...

January 31

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January 22

I was more than happy to review Jonathan Taylor's book" Entertaining Strangers" for Everybody's Reviewing What an interesting book it was with an impressive start that kept me engaged right through to the end. A talented writer is our Mr Taylor. I remember organising...

November 24

What a wonderful couple of writing days I have had. You will have seen yesterday's posts about articles appearing on the Trip Fiction and The Yard: Crime Blog sites. I also had an essay about Tommy and Tuppence printed in the Crime and Detection Magazine which gave me...

November 23

Sent off a story to The Yard: Crime Blog and would you believe it, they accepted it. What a hoot! It's always nice to have a bit of validation. The story Paris Express is taken from the first chapter of my next Poppy Loveday crime thriller, tentatively titled Poppy...

November 23

Well. We enter Day goodness knows what or when of Covid 19. Being in self-isolation has a few perks, like being able to write as often as I wish to. At the moment we have the builders in and I have to avoid them at all costs apparently! The sun is shining and I find...

October 21

Well, dear reader, I got the chance to review another title for Everybody's Reviewing. An amazing piece of work by J. R. Summer called Lost Girl. You can read the review here. Once again astonished at the talent there is out in Covidland. I love being given the...