Eddie Shoestring, I.O.U.

Eddie Shoestring, I.O.U.

The early Eighties, and I was still trying to write a novel to make literary agents swoon.  But was there really a market, then or now, for chick lit about a young girl working in a library (On The Shelf (And How To Get Off)) or an almost-crime novel about a...
If looks could kill…

If looks could kill…

Maybe it’s because I’ve got a smiley face. Maybe it’s because I look like a comfortably upholstered ex-librarian. Whatever the reason, people seem surprised to learn I write crime fiction. Not ‘cosy crime’ either, but murder mysteries...
The Shame of Innocence takes off!

The Shame of Innocence takes off!

The Shame of Innocence was launched last night, at Black Swan Arts in Frome.  Not only did my crime novel take off but also Silver Crow, the manuscript appraisal service offered by Frome Writers’ Collective. The artwork round the walls of this lovely gallery...