August Update : Welcome to Dukes Halt

Well Hello there, and Happy August to you. Summer is marching on apace round here, and after eighteen months of lockdown some recent relaxations have allowed my husband and I to get out and about, so we went to Somerset with some friends and had a wonderful time just...

Happy Birthday To Me (Sort of)

Happy Birthday To Me (Sort of)

Gabba Gabba Hey I’m a week late with this July update because last weekend was my birthday and, well, what with cake and presents and trips to Brighton to buy outrageous shirts and books, well, things sort of ran away with me. You know how it is, right? But there’s so...

June Update

June Update

Hey there, and Happy June to you. It’s been a while since I checked in, but I wouldn’t want you to think I’ve been sitting around doing nothing. Au contraire my lovely friends. I’ve been writing and plotting and, well, the fruits of all that labour are about to...

Happy Birthday You Sexy Devil

Happy Birthday You Sexy Devil

Three years ago today Death of a Devil was published. It was the third of my Danny Bird mysteries, and one of the hardest things I’d written up to that date. When Fahrenheit signed my first novel Death of a Diva they’d asked for – and been assured by me that I had in...

#LoveWins

#LoveWins

July 10 1990 I went out with some friends to commiserate the end of my latest 6 week romance, and smiled at a shy and sweet boy across the room. We danced to Yazoo “Don’t Go,” and he didn’t.

STEPPING INSIDE THE MIND OF A MONSTER

STEPPING INSIDE THE MIND OF A MONSTER

NEW BOOK: Clarence transports whatever needs transporting – drugs, money, women – and he does whatever needs doing, up to and including murder. Until one day his life, his work and his pleasures collide in a way you won’t see coming…