Mystical Circles will be published by Luminarie in a new third edition on 31 August. Instead of the present cover, it will have a new cover created by the designer behind the cover of A Passionate Spirit. The cover design will be darker and more mysterious than that for edition 2, in keeping with the toneContinue reading “New Cover Design Coming for Edition 3 of Mystical Circles To Be Published by Luminarie on 31 August 2017”
Category Archives: British romantic suspense writer
I’ll be at Kenilworth Books Signing Copies of A Passionate Spirit on Saturday 13th February 2016
Kenilworth Books is one of our lovely local independent bookshops and I’m happy to announce I’ll be there signing copies of my new novel on Saturday 13th February. If you’re local to the Leamington Spa, Warwick, Coventry and Kenilworth area and you’re around on Saturday 13th, I’d love to see you in the shop. I’ll beContinue reading “I’ll be at Kenilworth Books Signing Copies of A Passionate Spirit on Saturday 13th February 2016”
Totally Devoted to Jane Austen
One of my favourite Christmas gifts was one I bought for myself for 10p in the late stock-clearance at my son’s school Christmas Fair – an audio book of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. I’ve been listening to it in the car over and over again. And despite Death Comes to Pemberley on TV afterContinue reading “Totally Devoted to Jane Austen”
Book Trailer Fun for Mystical Circles
I’ve been out and about in Warwick and the Cotswold hills with my film-maker daughter Abigail, having great fun as Abigail puts together a book trailer for my romantic suspense novel Mystical Circles. As I’ve watched our actors follow Abigail’s directions and play my characters, my story has come alive in a new way. I’veContinue reading “Book Trailer Fun for Mystical Circles”
Gazing Out to Sea: The Beauty of the English Coastline
I recently visited Beachy Head, East Sussex, with a friend and my two teenage children. As we walked along the cliftop, we all agreed: Where in the world could we go that’s more beautiful than this? Beachy Head, together with the Seven Sisters Country Park and Birling Gap are all protected by The National Trust and theyContinue reading “Gazing Out to Sea: The Beauty of the English Coastline”
I’m on Instagram!
I have just joined Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/scskillman I’ll be posting pictures relating to my books and anything else that takes my fancy. I’ll also be posting individual character pictures, and pictures relating to the themes of Mystical Circles. Many of the pictures and photos will be created by my talented media student daughter Abigail Robinson. IfContinue reading “I’m on Instagram!”
Mystical Circles Romance and Psychological Suspense Free Promotion Bonanza!
Mystical Circles is on free giveaway to Goodreads members for the next month! Five copies of the paperback second edition are on offer. Goodreads Members, get on over there and sign up for the giveaway! Mystical Circles is also FREE ON KINDLE FOR 5 DAYS STARTING NOW! ROMANCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE IN THE HEART OFContinue reading “Mystical Circles Romance and Psychological Suspense Free Promotion Bonanza!”
Youth, Time and Soul – Old Photographs & Memories: Coloured Rags or Treasures?
Birthdays and old photographs. How they arouse our emotions! So many words have been written about time, and our attitude to it. Memory is a crazy woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food said Austin O’Malley. How much is concentrated in this deceptively simple remark: far more than a comment on human fallibility, Continue reading “Youth, Time and Soul – Old Photographs & Memories: Coloured Rags or Treasures?”
International Women’s Day 2013 in Leamington Spa – Women and Girls, Come and Support the Cause!
I shall be selling signed copies of “Mystical Circles” at the International Women’s Day event at The Sydni Centre, Leamington Spa, this afternoon (Friday 8 March 2013). You can find The Sydni Centre here. This is a Women and girls only event, held at the SYDNI centre – ALL WELCOME 0-90 – bring your daughtersContinue reading “International Women’s Day 2013 in Leamington Spa – Women and Girls, Come and Support the Cause!”
Take a Look at My Author Interview on Rebeccah Giltrow’s Blog
Hi everyone! Another kind blogger has just published an Author Interview with me. You may like to take a look at the interview here. Many thanks to Rebeccah Giltrow for giving me this opportunity!