12 10, 2020

Book Review – Elizabeth Bailey, The Gilded Shroud (Lady Fan Mystery, Book 1)

2020-09-14T09:51:03+01:00October 12th, 2020|Book Reviews, Elizabeth Bailey|Comments Off on Book Review – Elizabeth Bailey, The Gilded Shroud (Lady Fan Mystery, Book 1)

When a murder is committed a lady’s companion finds herself as an amateur sleuth… 1789, London When Emily Fanshawe, Marchioness of Polbrook, is found strangled in her bedchamber, suspicion immediately falls on those residing in the grand house in Hanover Square. Emily’s husband – Randal [...]

5 10, 2020

The History of the Sleuthing Club – Part One!

2020-09-14T09:41:16+01:00October 5th, 2020|Inspiration, News, The Sleuthing Club|Comments Off on The History of the Sleuthing Club – Part One!

I thought it might be a good idea to let you know a little more about the Sleuthing Club and why I chose to write about it. Everyone loves a mystery! Like many others, I’ve always loved Golden Age crime fiction; Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh [...]

28 09, 2020

Book Review – Bella Ellis, The Vanished Bride (The Brontë Mysteries)

2020-08-11T11:37:05+01:00September 28th, 2020|Bella Ellis, Book Reviews|Comments Off on Book Review – Bella Ellis, The Vanished Bride (The Brontë Mysteries)

Yorkshire, 1845, and dark rumours are spreading across the moors. Everything indicates that Mrs Elizabeth Chester of Chester Grange has been brutally murdered in her home - but nobody can find her body. As the dark murmurs reach Emily, Anne and Charlotte Brontë, the sisters [...]

21 09, 2020

Book Review – Helena Dixon, Murder at the Dolphin Hotel

2020-08-11T11:28:30+01:00September 21st, 2020|Book Reviews, Helena Dixon|Comments Off on Book Review – Helena Dixon, Murder at the Dolphin Hotel

A room with a view… to murder. June 1933. Kitty Underhay is a modern, independent woman from the top of her shingle bob to the tip of her t-strap heels. She prides herself on the reputation of her family’s ancient hotel on the blustery English [...]

7 09, 2020

My Top Cozy Mystery Picks for Autumn!

2020-08-11T11:10:00+01:00September 7th, 2020|Book Recommendations|Comments Off on My Top Cozy Mystery Picks for Autumn!

Are you ready for autumn? I am! After the heatwave I’m definitely looking forward to cold, crisp mornings, and snuggling down with a good book. So, as the weather changes and the rain starts beating against the windows once more, here are my top picks [...]

31 08, 2020

Book Review – Patricia Wentworth, Lonesome Road

2020-08-10T13:53:15+01:00August 31st, 2020|Book Reviews, Patricia Wentworth|Comments Off on Book Review – Patricia Wentworth, Lonesome Road

There were times when Rachel Treherne fervently wished that her beloved father had left his fortune to somebody else, so overburdened did she feel with the administration of her estate. And never more so than now for, although she was surrounded by relatives who depended [...]

24 08, 2020

Thanks to all the bookbloggers!

2020-08-10T13:47:42+01:00August 24th, 2020|Book Bloggers, Death Remembered, The Sleuthing Club|Comments Off on Thanks to all the bookbloggers!

Today is just a short post to say a massive thank you to all the book bloggers who took part in my fabulous blog tour organised by Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources, and to encourage you to follow them for more bookie news and amazing [...]

17 08, 2020

Behind the Scenes in my Writing Cave!

2020-06-26T09:53:02+01:00August 17th, 2020|Inspiration, The Novel in Progress|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes in my Writing Cave!

When I read polls about what readers would like to see on an author’s blog, behind the scenes stuff always come up first. I think we all like a sneaky peak into someone else’s life and to know if others are as messy/tidy (delete as [...]

10 08, 2020

Research Tip (No.3) – Prioritising sources for your best writing practice!

2020-06-23T09:56:29+01:00August 10th, 2020|Inspiration, Research Tips|Comments Off on Research Tip (No.3) – Prioritising sources for your best writing practice!

Having looked at a lot of writerly websites, a lot of authors share their writing tips, which can be amazingly helpful, but one thing I noticed was that a lot of them mention research but don’t necessarily share tips on this aspect of their writing. [...]

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