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 fine work Tom Sanderson of The Parish has done with the design. I couldn’t have asked for more appropriate and classy covers for all three books!
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 authors she mentioned – just as she had been mentioned along with four other writers in author Lari Don‘s blog the week before. Each tagged author answers some […]
Things have been go, go, go since I last wrote a post on this blog – which I am ashamed to say is many months! What’s been going on since I got back from Finland in April? Let’s see. I finished a first draft of a new book, revised it, did quite a few events […]
…and the launch of THE CRIMSON SHARD!
Next weekend’s Artists Open Studios event coincides with the publication of my second illustrated historical fantasy novel for age 9+, The Crimson Shard, published by Templar Books. I’ll be opening my studio and displaying original paintings, drawings and limited edition prints, but I’ll also be taking time out […]
I’m celebrating my Facebook page achieving 100 followers AND Blackhope‘s publication in the USA by launching a little competition.
You can win a signed paperback copy of both The Blackhope Enigma and The Crimson Shard (which will be published on 1 October in the UK), plus a hand-cut […]
My latest post at The History Girls blog.
Ravens figure prominently in The Blackhope Enigma so I decided to explore the history and mythology of our clever feathered friends (or is that fiends?). Click here to visit The History Girls blog and learn more about corvids!
In bookstores today…hooray!
And I’m celebrating! I am so delighted that Americans will now be able to read my debut novel, published by Candlewick Press. To find out more about this Middle Grade level book for ages 9-12, click here!
The Blackhope Enigma has been chosen as a […]