New Book Signing Announcement

New Book Signing Announcement

I am thrilled to share that I have signed a new book deal with Thomas & Mercer for my psychological thriller DEAD AND GONE, which will be published in trade paperback, kindle and audio! Publication Date The publication date is…

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Advice on Writing Police Procedure

Advice On Writing Police Procedure

Crime Writing Advice I'm a strong believer in karma and think that when you work hard and gain some success, you should be also working on giving something back. It is the cycle of giving and receiving while being grateful…

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Book Launch Day – WITNESS

Book Launch Day – WITNESS

Launch Day This is a very special Christmas for me as it's my first as a full-time author. February 2017 would have been my tenth year in the police. Normally I would be preparing to work long hours over the festive…

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Rebranding: My Book Cover

Cover Reveal One of the advantages of being published by a digital publisher is that they have the opportunity to rebrand at any time. This is exactly what's happened with my DS Ruby Preston series. I'm proud as punch of…

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Daily Greatness: Motivated Writing

Daily Greatness: Motivated Writing

The Life Of A Writer Lots of people dream about becoming a writer, but would they want the life that goes with it? Many people think it's the easiest job in the world, getting paid to daydream. The reality is…

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Writing a Series: my top three tips

Writing A Series: My Top Three Tips

  This week my DS Ruby Preston series launched with publishers Bookouture. There is so much to take into consideration when writing a new series. The setting, characters and plot all come into the equation. It’s early days, but reader…

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Love You To Death Cover Reveal!

Cover Reveal! I'm absolutely thrilled to share the cover for my new thriller, Love You To Death, which is available for pre-order now at the introductory price of just 99p. Bookouture have done an amazing job, producing this creepy basement scene.…

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Witness Cover Reveal!

Cover Reveal! I'm absolutely thrilled to share the cover for my new thriller, Witness, which is available for pre-order now. I always get nervous around cover reveals but Thomas & Mercer have done an amazing job capturing the essence of this…

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The Ten Stages of Living With An Author

The Ten Stages Of Living With An Author

The Ten Stages of Living With An Author As I reach the sticky stage of my seventh book, I feel a sudden pang of sympathy for my long suffering husband and find myself prompted to write this post. OK, he's…

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Marketing Tips For Authors

Marketing Tips For Authors

Marketing Tips For Authors The most common request I get from my blog readers is for marketing tips. I usually point people to my post on how I became a full-time author here, but if you'd like to know more,…

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