COMING SOON! My new book SUMMER AT THE FRENCH OLIVE GROVE is out 27 May. Pre-order here
(Netgalley users: find it here).
I’ve written about A Month of Being Brave: Summing Up
Read about My Year of Being Brave and my #DecemberChallenge for 2020 here. Perhaps you’ll be inspired to challenge yourself too?
My latest book, A WINTER’S DREAM is out now! You can find it in bookshops or online.
UK READERS: The paperback of A FORGET-ME-NOT SUMMER is out now. (This is a re-release of my first book, Her Forget-Me-Not Ex, with added material and recipes from my kitchen). If you fancy escaping to sunny Provence you can find it in your local bookshop or online.
An article for Angela Wren’s blog On Being Different and French Cooking: read it here
Talking to Juliet Greenwood about The Importance of Family in Lockdown: read it here
An interview with book reviewer, Katie Leigh, on her Coffee Break blog: read it here
I was interviewed on the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s blog: read it here
Here’s my article for Perfectly Provence on Why Provence is the Perfect Setting for my books: read it here
To celebrate paperback publication day of A Forget-Me-Not Summer, here’s an interview and review on the Chellsandbooks blog: read it here
I wrote about how I updated A Forget-Me-Not Summer for its re-release: read it here
I’m chatting to Colette McCormick about the re-release of A Forget-Me-Not Summer: read it here
Bookends asked me to write about the inspiration behind The Christmas Holiday: read it here
Helena Fairfax interviewed me about my worst job and favourite memory amongst other things here
I’ve blogged about why I write about Provence here
The 3rd in my series of posts about the publishing process: Proofs & Cover Art
The 2nd in my series of posts about demystifying the publishing process: Copy-edits
The 1st in my series of blogs about demystifying the publishing process: Edits
Exciting news! I’m thrilled to have signed a 3 book deal with Hodder & Stoughton. You can read more about this here
Delighted to have won joint first prize in The High Sheriff’s Cheshire Prize for Literature 2018. More details here.
Thrilled to have a short story in this anthology, available to buy here
Sometimes what you need is right there waiting for you…
Miss Moonshine’s Wonderful Emporium has stood in the pretty Yorkshire town of Haven Bridge for as long as anyone can remember. With her ever-changing stock, Miss Moonshine has a rare gift for providing exactly what her customers need: a fire opal necklace that provides a glimpse of a different life; a novel whose phantom doodler casts a spell over the reader; a music box whose song links love affairs across the generations. One thing is for certain: after visiting Miss Moonshine’s quirky shop, life is never the same again…
Nine romantic novelists from Yorkshire and Lancashire, including best-selling and award-winning authors, have joined together to create this collection of uplifting stories guaranteed to warm your heart. This intriguing mix of historical and contemporary romances will make you laugh, cry, and believe in the happy-ever-after.
Plotting: Wrong Way or ‘Write’ Way? I’ve blogged here
I’ve blogged about Writing a book in a month – my experience of NaNoWriMo here
My latest blogpost: Downtime
My latest blogpost: Just Do It!
Thrilled to announce that I’m now represented by Megan Carroll of Watson Little Agents.
I’ve blogged about How Book Club Helped My Writing here
I’ve blogged for Novelistas Ink about Pitching to Agents at the #NCWGradFair
I’ve blogged for Novelistas Ink about Filling Up Your Creative Well
Thrilled that my book has been shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Joan Hessayon Award!
I’ve blogged for Elaina James about Why Bother With Writing Courses?
I’ve blogged about the How NOT To Submit To An Agent event at York Lit Fest 2016
Article featured in Perfectly Provence magazine on how Provence inspired my writing