Book Review: ‘Urban Angel’ by A J Chamberlain

Today I review a recently published Christian Fantasy novel, Book 1 of the Masters series. Urban Angel by A J Chamberlain was published by Nielsen both as paperback and ebook on 23 May 2021. This is a fascinating story: for the young main protagonist, Alex Masters, the journey to faith has been marked by griefContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Urban Angel’ by A J Chamberlain”

Good Progress on New Novel “Director’s Cut”

I’m making good progress on my new paranormal suspense novel Director’s Cut, working towards 50,000 words for Nanowrimo.… and trying to follow my own advice in my article The writing process for creating a novel in less than a month. No writing for the rest of today as I’ll be in London, but since that’s whereContinue reading “Good Progress on New Novel “Director’s Cut””

Research in Southwark for Setting for New Novel

Last Saturday I was in Southwark, London SE1, researching locations for my new novel. To me, the setting for a novel must have a strong emotional connection. My first two novels were set in the Cotswolds, near where I now live. My next novels will be set in London, near where I was born andContinue reading “Research in Southwark for Setting for New Novel”

From the Launch of A Passionate Spirit to the Writing of the Next Novel

Only four days now until publication day for “A Passionate Spirit“. Instead of a bookshop party I shall be “launching” this novel with visits to  three local Christmas fairs in Warwickshire this year, and then starting in February, I plan to do a series of signings, one in Kenilworth Books, one in Waterstone’s Leamington Spa, and aContinue reading “From the Launch of A Passionate Spirit to the Writing of the Next Novel”

A Passionate Spirit Hot Off the Press

I was excited today to receive a delivery of 50 copies of my new novel “A Passionate Spirit”. Although I’ve seen and approved the cover design and read through the typeset proofs several times, nevertheless, to hold the freshly-printed book is a thrilling moment, worthy of celebration. At last it’s a reality! Now I canContinue reading “A Passionate Spirit Hot Off the Press”

A Passionate Spirit Full Cover

I was delighted to receive the full cover for my new novel this week: I’ve just sent back my third set of corrected typeset proofs to Matador and await the new proofs. When I’ve approved them, the book can go to print. Don’t forget you can pre-order the book now, either from Matador or fromContinue reading “A Passionate Spirit Full Cover”

Progress on Marketing of A Passionate Spirit

I’ve just heard from Matador that my front cover for my new novel A Passionate Spirit is now approved, and I’ve just seen the final drafts of my marketing material for the novel. My “Advance Information” sheet will shortly be mailed out to retailers, library suppliers and local bookshops.   My Press Release marketing will begin once copies ofContinue reading “Progress on Marketing of A Passionate Spirit”

A Passionate Spirit – My New Thriller / Suspense Novel

I’m excited to present the cover design for my new novel A Passionate Spirit, due to be published by Matador on  28 November 2015. Do let me know in your comments what you think of the design! Here is the Advance Information provided by Matador: Zoe ran through the wood in gathering dusk, her heart racing. SheContinue reading “A Passionate Spirit – My New Thriller / Suspense Novel”

Welcome To My Blog – About Me

Thank you for visiting my blog! I write psychological, paranormal and mystery fiction and non fiction. I’m a member of the Society of Authors and the Association of Christian Writers. My new book Paranormal Warwickshire is out now from Amberley Publishing.  It’s available everywhere good books are sold. If you’d like a signed copy sentContinue reading “Welcome To My Blog – About Me”