A rollicking ride around Australia with motorcyclist Jill Maden.
I’ll remember the summer of 2013 as one of the more hectic in my adult life. Not only have I been busy talking about my new book, The Shadow Lantern, to audiences from Inverness to Yorkshire, but I moved to a new home and studio. With […]
I am feeling terribly guilty at not stopping by my blog recently. I last posted just before heading off to the Lennoxlove Book Festival, which was absolutely lovely. What a place! I spoke in the medieval Great Hall, surrounded by old paintings and armor, not unlike something out of The Blackhope Enigma
Keeping calm and carrying on.
Well, I lucked out this time. I bought a train ticket to London and worried that there might be a train signalmen’s strike…but who knew that the volcano would blow and suddenly trains looked pretty good?
This was my second time ever at the London Book Fair, but my first time as […]
A new odyssey.
The sun is out. The 48 hour squall that passed over us, dropping snow, sleet and rain has moved out. Back to spring dreams.
I am ensconced in the Next Book and feeling how far I have come since I started writing The Blackhope Enigma. The learning curve was very steep but the rewards […]
It’s out on July 1 in the UK and ready for pre-order now.
Could I ask for a more classy cover on my first children’s novel? I think not!
Tom Sanderson from The Parish studio designed it, and I am delighted that he included my pen and ink labyrinth drawing behind the title.