That’s Life – in the Eyes of Noel Coward

I’ve loved the work of Noel Coward since I first saw one of his comedies, in my teens. Among many different archetypal character-types which I hold in my mind, is that of an indolent Noel Coward male lead, lounging against a mantelpiece wearing a silk brocade smoking jacket, elegant, mannered, and dispensing witticisms with theContinue reading “That’s Life – in the Eyes of Noel Coward”

Lovely Atmosphere at King Edward VI School Christmas Fair Book Signing

at I enjoyed selling and promoting signed copies of my two thriller suspense novels Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit and meeting readers at King Edward VI School Christmas Fair, Stratford-upon-Avon last Saturday. A pianist and choir entertained us with carols, the prefects carried our bags from the car and brought us tea and coffeeContinue reading “Lovely Atmosphere at King Edward VI School Christmas Fair Book Signing”

Book Signings in Warwickshire this Christmas

I shall be out and about in Warwickshire signing copies of my two thriller suspense novels Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit at three Christmas Fairs in the next few weeks: Kingsley School Hall Beauchamp Ave Leamington Spa CV32 5RD 11am-2pm Saturday 26th November   Princethorpe College Princethorpe nr Rugby CV23 9PX 2-4.20pm  Sunday 27th November and KingContinue reading “Book Signings in Warwickshire this Christmas”

“Dream” Book Buyers at Festival of Crafts, Coombe Abbey

Thank you to the “dream buyers” who bought my books on Saturday at the Coombe Abbey Festival of Crafts.  They needed no promotional chat of any kind from me, (which I’ve discovered is counter-productive), studied my banner, reviews and blurbs closely, and recognised that the stories were just their type of thing. Abigail, Jamie and IContinue reading ““Dream” Book Buyers at Festival of Crafts, Coombe Abbey”

Thrilling Holiday Reading: Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit

Looking for gripping novels to fill up your ereader with? Want to while away the time at the airport? Include A Passionate Spirit on your holiday reading list. If you like thrillers with  more than a touch of the paranormal this is for you! Janice an Amazon reviewer, took A Passionate Spirit on holiday withContinue reading “Thrilling Holiday Reading: Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit”

New Book About Writing, For Aspiring Writers

I’m currently working on a new book about writing, which has the working title of Perilous Path: a Writer’s Journey. The book contains 30 short pieces I’ve published online over the past 6 years, both on ezine articles and on this blog, all on the subject of writing a novel. Here’s a taster from theContinue reading “New Book About Writing, For Aspiring Writers”

Come and See Me at Costa Coffee in Royal Priors Leamington Spa on Fri 24 June and Buy a Signed Copy of Mystical Circles And A Passionate Spirit

I had a great time at the Leamington Peace Festival over the weekend, and enjoyed chatting to many interesting people at my local author stall. Not only did I sell some books to keen readers, and meet someone who was uncannily like one of my characters in Mystical Circles, who asked me for advice onContinue reading “Come and See Me at Costa Coffee in Royal Priors Leamington Spa on Fri 24 June and Buy a Signed Copy of Mystical Circles And A Passionate Spirit”

I’ll Be at Costa Coffee Royal Priors Leamington Spa on Friday 24th June 2016 Signing Copies of Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit

Please do join me in Costa Coffee if you’re in the Royal Priors Shopping Centre, Leamington Spa, on Saturday 24th June. I’ll be there between 11am and 2pm on that day handing out free bookmarks and postcards as well as signing copies of my two thriller / suspense novels Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit. CostaContinue reading “I’ll Be at Costa Coffee Royal Priors Leamington Spa on Friday 24th June 2016 Signing Copies of Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit”

Thank you to Mog and Pauline of Warwick Books for hosting my book-signing event on Saturday 7th May

Many thanks to Mog and Pauline at Warwick Books for hosting my book-signing in the shop on Saturday 7th May… and thank you to those lovely customers who bought copies of my two novels Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit.Although the beautiful weather kept custom low  – I suspect all the regular clientele may haveContinue reading “Thank you to Mog and Pauline of Warwick Books for hosting my book-signing event on Saturday 7th May”

I’ll be at Warwick Books Signing Copies of Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit on Saturday 7th May

Join me on Saturday 7th May at Warwick Books, 24 Market Place, Warwick CV34 4SL, where I shall be signing copies of Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit from 11am to 2pm.   If you’re out and about in the area, and enjoy reading thriller suspense fiction, Warwick Books is the place to be onContinue reading “I’ll be at Warwick Books Signing Copies of Mystical Circles and A Passionate Spirit on Saturday 7th May”