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Here you’ll find all the latest news about my books, appearances and anything else I can think of. If you’re looking for competitions and results you’ll find them on my Facebook page. You’ll find a concise list of upcoming appearances here and of course, you can always sign up to my monthly(ish) newsletter here.

Yearly Barnardo Call out

Every year in the town we try and get some help for the Barnardo's Family Centre kids at Priory Campus.  Hard to imagine that some kids won't get hardly any presents unless Santa gets a helping hand.  We need 200 (new - not used) presents for kids 0-18 (don't forget...

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Yorkshire Tea Towels for Sale – worldwide favourite!

Due to popular demand (honest - are you all bonkers) I have had to have some more of these printed.  I've taken off the Queen of Wishful Thinking at the top and added even more dictionary entries.  People are buying them to send all over the world and frame...is...

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Yorkshire Christmas Gift Sets for sale!

I have Christmas parcels for sale!  £20 - delivered (UK only) In it, you'll get: a signed book (one of mine... obvs) with twiddly bits and ribbon bookmark pen Christmas stocking stuffed with chocolates YORKSHIRE DICTIONARY TEA TOWEL Christmas tree decoration Yorkshire...

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The 3rd Christmas Cracker Event!

There will be yet another Christmas Cracker evening event up at the beautiful White Heart in Penistone on Wednesday 29th November - details to be finalised.  It's  £26.95 per head.  This will include a slap up dinner and first class, festive entertainment in the shape...

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UPDATE: Want to be a Character in my New Book for Charity?

UPDATE  (ORIGINAL STORY BELOW) The auction raised £600 for Eddie - the funds have been transferred to his owner's account and his treatment has commenced.  THE LINK IS STILL LIVE ABOVE HIS PHOTO IF YOU WISH TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE FUND. Sometimes there comes along a...

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SUMMER BARGAINS – kindle books at 99p

Stock up on my books for your jollies because there are THREE titles which are just 99p at the moment in the Kindle Summer Reading Sale. (Click on the links below to take you to the descriptions - scroll down on that page to get the links directly to the ebook site)...

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Authors for Grenfell – online auction

A lot of authors have donated books and other authority things to raise money for the Grenfell Tower victims.  I have 2 lots up for auction. The first is a Queen of Wishful Thinking goody bag - a signed book, chocolate, a crown, all sorts of bits and pieces PLUS a...

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A Facebook Live Event

There will be a Facebook Live event on Thursday June 1st at 8pm - 9pm where I will be answering questions on my Book Page.  I'll be answering the questions I didn't get around to last time and doing a reading and drawing the raffle winners for the G & T PURA lip...

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Big Dog

I was featured in the Yorkshire Post last week.  An article about how I channelled the grief I felt at losing my dog into my book.  But if you want to read the full SP on what our lovely Ted meant to us all, it's here. Hopefully you'll see why Queen of Wishful...

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Pretty up a Queen for free!

If you have bought my Queen of Wishful Thinking (or indeed any of the backlist) and can't get to one of my signings, but would like my signature - or even a special message, then just ask! I can sign a book plate for you to stick into the book and send you a bookmark....

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