It's here! Book three in the Spotlight Series has landed! Strictly Christmas Spirit is my first ever Christmas novel, and I absolutely loved writing it, not least because some of the book is inspired by my own life experiences (a topic I'll be blogging about very soon!) Strictly Christmas Spirit has a touch of Strictly … Continue reading Publication day – Strictly Christmas Spirit
I had a very very good weekend folks. Very good indeed. Wanna know why? Oh go on, then, as I'm just itching to tell you. Strictly on Ice this weekend gained best seller flags on Amazon in the UK, Canada, and Australia! I am absolutely thrilled! I hope people love the story of Katie and … Continue reading A best-seller!
In the 1990s and early 2000s, boyband stars were kings. My bedroom was plastered with posters of Take That, the Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, Boyzone, and Westlife. I listened to A1’s albums on repeat, sang along to Blue, danced along to Five, swooned to Boyz II Men. So when I was writing my latest heart throb … Continue reading Top of the Pops
I’m a big fan of survival shows. I love the drama, the shock factor, the entertainment. Survival shows inspired my latest novel Celebrity SOS: Love Survives, about a group of British celebrities in Alaska. Two of the group, Finn and Katerina, share a past and must find a way to survive not just blizzards and … Continue reading Love survives
I'm thrilled that Celebrity SOS: Love Survives is now out in the world. It's the second book in my Spotlight Series, but can be read as a standalone. (Strictly on Ice is the first book in the series). This is my third novel and therefore my third publication day. I'd like to say that I … Continue reading Publication day!
Originally posted in 2018, updated 2021 I’ve touched on this in my bio but here's where you can find out more about my experience of infertility. These were some of the most difficult times of my life, and my heart goes out to anyone going through something similar. I didn’t expect infertility to be an … Continue reading Missed conceptions – the trials and tribulations of infertility
I'm delighted to reveal the cover for my latest novel today! Here is Celebrity SOS: Love Survives. I’m a celebrity ... trying to escape the past! When Katerina Murphy agrees to take part in Celebrity SOS, a reality TV show where celebrities have to fend for themselves in the Alaskan wilderness, she’s up for the challenge. … Continue reading Cover reveal!
When I signed up to volunteer in Honduras for six months, I never thought that I would end up staying there for 3.5 years! From January 2010 to July 2013, I lived in the Central American country of Honduras. I’d never written a story inspired by my time there until I was asked to contribute … Continue reading An unexpected adventure
I am EXHAUSTED! The past month has been a toughie. The family have all been ill with colds, sleep is... what is sleep? And in the midst of this comes the editor's report for my new novel. Fortunately I actually like editing, even when I'm this tired. Here's how it works. I get a report … Continue reading Totally spent
One of the questions I get asked a lot is whether my characters are based on real people. Sometimes they are, or I might name them after someone I know even if their character doesn't resemble them in real-life. In Strictly on Ice, I wanted to use a few names in honour of my favourite … Continue reading Real-life inspirations