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NEWS AND EVENTS

Check back for regular updates, from new launches and events to book recommendations and musings.

 

 

 News And Events

Check back for regular updates, from new launches and events to book recommendations and musings. 

3 book giveaway

WIN THIS SUPERB COLLECTIONBE IN WITH A CHANCETo Celebrate the launch of my new psychological thriller,  Her Perfect Husband, I’m giving away paperback copies of these three all-time classics. Barbara Vine – A Dark Adapted Eye. Patricia Highsmith – The Talented Mr...

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Her Perfect Husband – New

She thinks he’s perfect. But is he playing her for a fool?  Sophie Latham is a successful businesswoman used to getting what she wants. At thirty-nine, with her biological clock ticking, she wants a baby and marriage to her gorgeous personal trainer, Ollie Harmon....

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Crime Fiction Inspiration.

   Crime Fiction Inspired by true crime. FIVE OF MY FAVOURITESMaking sense of the senseless is at the heart of the crime writer's job. The dark side of human nature frightens and fascinates us. What crime novels do is allow us to explore experiences and...

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She’s Gone – Out Now

Marcia Lennox has a life most people would envy: a loving husband, Harry, a beautiful and clever daughter, Phoebe, and a high-flying career. And eighteen-year-old Phoebe has won a place at one of the most prestigious colleges in the country.  But in her third week at...

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A Seasonal Classic – With A Twist

   Upside Down Mince PiesShortcrust Pastry Sift 225g plain flour into a large bowl, add 100g diced butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in a pinch of salt, then add 2-3 tbsp water and mix to a firm dough....

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Close To The Bone – Excerpt

   PrologueHe laughs. Of course he does. Stupid bitch. Is she actually threatening him? He’s bigger and stronger than her; it’s not a fight she can win. She must know that. ‘I get it,’ he says. ‘You’re upset.’ Her body is rigid with rage, her breathing...

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A Bonfire Night Treat

   Toffee Apples A blast from the past! Here's my recipe for a little something on bonfire night. 6 small apples (preferably a variety with a bit of a bite to offset the sweetness of the toffee) 225g Demerara sugar 110ml water 1tsp white wine vinegar 2tbsp...

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Autumn Inspiration

   Agatha Christie's Greenway Susan is in the process of planning and writing a new book and she needed somewhere inspirational to go. A beautiful walk in nature but also inspiring in terms of crime fiction. Luckily Susan lives close to Agatha Christie’s old...

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