New release! Nothing really changes.

Firstly, I’m happy to announce that my latest novel, The Chainmaker’s Wife, is available to pre-order at Book One, The Chainmakers’ Daughter, is also available at It’s been an interesting book to write given the present happenings around the globe – so much in it resonates with today’s problems – truly, nothing really … More New release! Nothing really changes.

Busy, busy

It’s been a busy few months. First, I decided to write a ‘How-to’ book, my first excursion into non-fiction writing. I’m an artist as well as an author, so writing a book about painting watercolour seascapes seemed like a good idea at the time. It has been a steep learning curve – six demonstrations, each … More Busy, busy

Writing inspirations – the tale of a cheese sandwich.

What germ of an idea begins your stories? Places, feelings, people, objects, actions? It’s odd, sometimes, the things that inspire a tale. Some of mine have been inspired by family history – the half-truths whispered about murderers, prostitutes, and thieves but never elaborated upon – inklings of past misdoings that just had to be investigated … More Writing inspirations – the tale of a cheese sandwich.