Murder Mystery in France

My interview with author, Stephen Goldenberg, has just been published on The Displaced Nation website. Goldenberg has written and self-published a murder mystery set in France and thrillers set in Britain. He is now working on a novel about a man who modelled for the artist, Francis Bacon. Stephen and I are talking about our…

2017 Book Events

I have a series of book events coming up this year, talking on and presenting my new historical fiction trilogy, Conquest, which is set in 12th century Wales, England and France. I’ve been researching early medieval toilets, nuns, clothes, castles, and some rather salacious poetry by clerics and dukes. The first book came out last…

Blog Tour: Conquest – Daughter of the Last King

Latest blogpost published today in the blogtour for my new novel: Portobello Books Blog Earlier stops in the blogtour last week: The Writing Desk Jorie Loves A Story The Mad Woman in the Attic And others coming up soon with Wee Reader, The Cosy Reader and more. Thanks to the bloggers for hosting me and…

Interview with novelist Hazel Gaynor

My interview with novelist Hazel Gaynor has just been published on The Displaced Nation website. Gaynor’s new novel, The Girl from the Savoy, conjures up a vivid picture of London and social change in the 1920s.

The Write Stuff

This interesting article, lf-the-write-stuff-aug-16 , on writers and writing groups in France by Vanessa Couchman, published in Living France magazine, includes an interview with me.

Conquest – new book cover

The cover of my new historical novel, Conquest: Daughter of the Last King. The book will be published by Impress Books on 1st October. This is the first novel in a trilogy, telling the story of Nest ferch Rhys who was the daughter of the last independent Welsh king during the struggle between Welsh and…

The Write Stuff in France

An article on English writers living in France, featuring an interview with me, has just been published in the August issue of Living France magazine. It includes information on writers groups, the Writing at the Castle writing workshops, literary festivals in France including Parisot and Charroux, and The English Library in Villefranche-de-Rouergue.

New historical novel – proofs arrived

Proofs for my new historical novel, Conquest: Daughter of the Last King, arrived today. Very exciting. The book will be published by Impress Books in September and is the first in a trilogy, telling the story of the 12th century Welsh princess, Nest ferch Rhys, and the struggles between the Welsh and the Normans.  …

Interview with author Clare Kane for The Displaced Nation

My interview for The Displaced Nation with Scottish author Clare Kane, who lives in and writes about Shanghai, just published in the column Location, Locution. It’s the first in a series of monthly author interviews I will be doing for the column. Two free copies of Donna Leon’s new Brunetti novel have already been snapped…