Evie Hawtrey - From history to mystery

Evie Hawtrey – woman of mystery – describes herself as a Yank by birth but a sister-in-spirit to her fierce and feminist London detective, DI Nigella Parker. Evie splits her time between Washington DC, where she lives with her husband, and York, UK, where she enjoys living in history, lingering over teas, and knocking around […]

The authors you love – the results!

Well, thank you! When I asked you to let me know about your favourite authors, I didn’t expect such a varied range.

Of course, picking five authors is a terrible squeeze for any reader, let alone a voracious reader. I went through similar agonies selecting eighteen books for my appearance on Amazon’s Book chat, so […]

Tell me your favourite authors!

I’m curious… A few weeks ago, I listed some of the books I’d enjoyed last year.

Now I’d like to ask you something: who are your five favourite authors?

Just jot down their names in the comments and that’s it. Your name will be entered in a draw for a free ebook of mine. Five […]

A star is born? Probably not, but...

Yesterday, I was invited to take part on an Amazon Book Chat Live on amazon.com (US and rest of world) to talk about my favourite books. It was great fun!

https://www.amazon.com/live/broadcast/a2dc3d11-8d82-49e8-b884-de1acad34a81

The host was the affable Tim Lewis of Stoneham Press which focuses on conference reviews, self-publishing, podcasting and networking. He hosts […]

Books I've read in 2021

Some books I read in 2021

As in 2020, reading books has saved me going round the bend. Yes, I published two thrillers this year – Double Identity and Double Pursuit – and I’m writing a Roma Nova story at present, but in this post I’m writing as a reader.

This is not a beauty contest or a selection. The list […]