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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.

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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A Book of Extraordinary Poetry For Sale

A Book of Extraordinary Poetry For Sale

These are extraordinary times in which we live and as such a rich ground for creativity. This wonderful book of 120 beautiful poems has been penned by young and old, famous and amateur to raise funds for the NHS. The project was born in the University of York, the...

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My One True North is $1.99 throughout September in the US

My One True North is $1.99 throughout September in the US

My One True North, throughout the whole of September is only $1.99 for Kindles in the US. So if you know anyone who would benefit from this price drop, please would you tell them about it. It's a lot of book for the money and it's the first time it's been at bargain...

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THUNDER the Wonder Dog!

THUNDER the Wonder Dog!

An old school friend of mine, Adrian, has written a book and the proceeds will help fund his four amazing dogs who do such a sterling job in the community. The book is really well put together, great illustrations and it's a lovely story featuring probably...

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I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day!

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day!

My new novel 'I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day' will be out on October 29th. We have no idea what we are doing about signings yet, so please check the appearances page nearer the time. But I will be doing some gift parcels for Christmas - more on...

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Little Escapes

Little Escapes

My Weekly have made a book of lots of short stories featured in their magazine.  It's called Little Escapes and it's full of shorties from authors such as Jane Corry, Helen Lederer, Adele Parks, Cathy Bramley. Two of my stories are in it. And I got my name in big...

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Free Bookmark & Signed Book Plate for My One True North

Free Bookmark & Signed Book Plate for My One True North

Do you want to buy the paperback for My One True North but would have liked it signed?  If you send me an SAE, I will pop a bookmark and a signed bookplate (please specify if you want someone's name on this which is a sticker to put inside the book) in the post for...

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