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This is the place where you’ll find all the latest news about my books, appearances and anything else I can think of.  You’ll find a concise list of upcoming appearances here and of course, you can always sign up to my monthly newsletter here.

National Cream Tea Day Competition!

National Cream Tea Day Competition!

Today is #NationalCreamTeaDay so we have to celebrate!  And my friends at Haywood and Padgett have given me some of their scone home baking kits to give away. What a lovely thing it is to make your own scones with your family and more or less guarantee they're going...

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Buy us a Coffee Guv! (for charity)

Buy us a Coffee Guv! (for charity)

Cheeky cow, you may be saying. Actually I've set up a Ko-Fi page. Any donations I get will go to Yorkshire Cat Rescue of course, not into my pocket. But it's an easy way to donate a couple of bob if you had a spare £3 with no home. Feel free to ignore but you know how...

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June Summer Fling Special for 99p

June Summer Fling Special for 99p

Just to let you know that my A Summer Fling is only 99p on Kindle, Apple iBooks and Kobo in June. If you press the link you'll find out what it's about (also the buying links) It was my fifth book and is a book that reflects a precious cross-generational friendship I...

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May Special 2 books at 99p each

May Special 2 books at 99p each

This is the last weekend to get my Afternoon Tea at the Sunflower Cafe at 99p and the Yorkshire Pudding Club at 99p for your Kindles (and Kobo). Do grab them quickly if you want them as the offer will end with May. (Links to buying sites on the link pages featured)...

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Hello Molly Vincent

Hello Molly Vincent

I am absolutely delighted to announce that I have a monthly column in the My Weekly Specials beginning on April 15th. It's the diary column of a woman called Molly Vincent who is a mid-forties divorcee with two grown-up lads, an ex-husband who thinks he might have...

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COMP ENDED – Win a Copy of Persuasion with Matching Notebook

COMP ENDED – Win a Copy of Persuasion with Matching Notebook

THE WINNER OF THIS COMPETITION IS AMANDA ASTON  I am a dyed-in-the-wool Bronte fan. Charlotte changed my life because I ended up chasing her ghost to live in Haworth myself, discovered village life and so many varied experiences there which fuelled my writing. But it...

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Interviews and Links for ChristmasEveryDay

Should you wish to listen to my interview with Graham Norton (and my fabulous song choice) then I'm on about 12.10pm - here's the link  You can also listen to my 'in the bookshop' jolly interview with George Street Community Bookshop about books I recommend. And...

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WIN WIN WIN some Stationery This Weekend!!

WIN WIN WIN some Stationery This Weekend!!

Anyone want to win one of my 'House of Quill' diaries that feature in my book, one of my lovely Christmas pens or a Merry Christmas notepad - I have a few to give away? Well, you don't need to do anything other than send me an email here so I have your name and put...

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A CAT SHAPED SPACE FOR ONLY 99P ???!!!

A CAT SHAPED SPACE FOR ONLY 99P ???!!!

YES - all weekend the ebook of A Cat-Shaped Space is at the cut price of 99p in the hope that we can sell loads of them and get some revenue in for the charity it will benefit Yorkshire Cat Rescue. This book has a load of poetry and fabulously funny illustrations and...

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