A recent trend of wrapping books in unassuming brown paper and jotting down the merest of hints as to what lies underneath is sweeping the nation’s bookshops and book-clubs. I love this idea, because covers can often be misleading, distracting or ill-fitting. The old adage of judging books by their covers exists precisely because this… Continue reading Cover Story
Fancy a good read while you’re stuffing your face with chocolate? You’ve come to the right place! Both of my books are on sale for Easter at the cracking price of €0.99/£0.99/$0.99/. But what are they about? Will I like them? I hear you cry. Hold on to your cream egg – here’s a little preview… Continue reading Happy Easter Book Sale!
KINDLE SALE!!! $0.99/£0.99 Amazon US & Amazon UK ‘Two couples separated by four centuries are bound by one golden cross…’ A mysterious heirloom, once worn by a Knight of the Spanish Armada, holds the secret to a past life. When Amanda Morrison receives this unusual gift, it marks the beginning of an extraordinary journey into the… Continue reading Discover the heirloom that unlocks a door to Ireland’s medieval past…
The lovely people at Writing.ie recently asked me to write an article for their ‘Better Fiction Guides’ and so I decided to do a piece on how to write ‘Time-Slip’. Historical Fiction is so popular right now, but now if you’re looking for that extra oomph, both as a writer and a reader, Time-Slip offers… Continue reading Time Keeps On Slipping…
As many self-published authors will tell you, it can be a bit cringe-worthy having to blow your own trumpet, so it’s always nice when somebody else does it for you! Trish at Between My Lines recently wrote such a wonderful review of The Cross Of Santiago that I had to share it here. It really… Continue reading Irish 4 Star Review
surprisingly good, 21 Jan 2014 Just thought I’d post the most recent review for The Cross Of Santiago on Amazon. It’s always a delight to see a new reader enjoying my book 🙂 I liked the way the historical material was brought. It was also a surprise; for the first half of the book I… Continue reading 4 Star Review
It’s the final day of my two week blog tour and I want to take the opportunity to say thanks to all of the tour hosts who spread the word and wrote some fantastically insightful and positive reviews for The Cross Of Santiago. It’s been so exciting to read the reviews and discover different readers’… Continue reading That’s a wrap!
I can’t say that I’m having more bad luck than usual today, but I have noticed that it’s started to snow on my blog, so I’ll have to watch my step 😉 For anyone who is weeping silently on the last day of my blog tour – cheer up! I’ve extended the tour by another… Continue reading Happy Friday 13th
Check my guest post on Angees After Thoughts blog here, along with a short excerpt from The Cross Of Santiago to whet your appetite. This intriguing time-slip novel straddles the genres of Chic Lit and Historical Fiction, so if you like your Diana Gabaldon with a dash of Marian Keyes, this is the book for… Continue reading Chic-Storical Fiction – A New Sub-Genre?
Hello everyone, I’ve been dying to write this post, so my inner tour guide can step out and show you the literary tour of The Cross Of Santiago! This novel was inspired greatly by my surroundings – Galway city and county and in this first leg of the literary tour, I want to take you… Continue reading Roll up for the literary tour!