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JET BLACK HEART is here!

August 21st, 2014|

Last week I had a busy and fabulous week touring around Scotland, culminating in the launch of my new teen book, Jet Black Heart, from [...]

Maze and labyrinth hunting!

May 7th, 2014|

If you know my stories in the Blackhope Enigma trilogy, you know that I have a thing about mazes and labyrinths. Because I live in [...]

Excess Baggage

September 27th, 2013|

Jill Maden (Photo by Teresa Flavin) A rollicking ride around Australia with motorcyclist Jill Maden. I'll remember the summer of 2013 as one [...]

A rather momentous change.

August 8th, 2013|

I'm writing this from my new studio in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Yes, Leeds! After many happy years in Scotland, we took the plunge and moved [...]

At the End of a Busy Spring

June 18th, 2013|

My silhouette along with that of a raven, my character Fausto Corvo's symbol. Photo by M Barbour. Was it only seven weeks ago [...]

My new websites!

April 19th, 2013|

It's official! I have two new websites that are linked under one umbrella - or should I say tree? It's taken months to get all [...]

THE SHADOW LANTERN cover reveal!

February 20th, 2013|

I'm pleased to announce that ace book blogger Serendipity Reviews is the first to reveal The Shadow Lantern's cover here. Once again, I'm thrilled with [...]

The Trilogy Is Finished!

February 16th, 2013|

It's been a week since I said goodbye to The Shadow Lantern and wished it well on its journey to the printer. The next time [...]

The Year Ahead

January 15th, 2013|

Two weeks in and 2013 is looking pretty eclectic. Just the way I like it. There hasn't been any time for hibernating. I've just finished [...]

The Next Big Thing!

November 15th, 2012|

Last week children's author and friend Lynne Rickards kindly 'tagged' me in her blog post called 'The Next Big Thing'. I was one of five [...]