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7 Tips to Writing Great Historical Fiction.

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Are you considering writing a book set in the past? Maybe you’re already writing one and looking for a few tips. Choosing to write a book within a historical period of time can feel daunting and is definitely not an easy task. There will be a lot of research to get through, and knowing how to correctly balance accuracy with… Read more »

The Novel Path To Success – How I became a best-selling author on KDP.

The Novel Path to Success How I became a bestselling author on KDP. Having recently completed the popular 2017 NaNoWriMo competition, I was subsequently handed a few serious questions by Sarah, a writer from Seattle, (and a fellow Nanowrimo writing buddy.) Sarah wanted to know all about my publishing success on KDP, as well as how it all began. I… Read more »

Girl Forgotten – New Giveaway for UK and USA Readers

A new paperback giveaway for my latest novel Girl Forgotten will run for the month of July.  Simply click on the link below to add your name and mailing address at Goodreads for a chance to win! Well done to Eugene from Minsk who won the last giveaway which had around 2,000 entries. Thanks to everyone for their continued support… Read more »

The Whitechapel Virgin – In the Spotlight with Ripper Experts

Whilst most people have heard of Jack the Ripper, how many truly know his victims? And to what degree are they remembered as humans, mothers, or were they nothing more than just displaced members of London’s 18th century largely critical and class-obsessed society? In The Whitechapel Virgin, the prostitutes are given a voice, and as can be expected it’s a terribly… Read more »

Review: The Girl in the Photograph – Kate Riordan

The Girl in the Photographby Kate Riordan When Alice Eveleigh arrives at Fiercombe Manor during the long, languid summer of 1933, she finds a house steeped in mystery and brimming with secrets. Sadness permeates its empty rooms and the isolated valley seems crowded with ghosts, none more alluring than Elizabeth Stanton, whose only trace remains in a few tantalizingly blurred photographs…. Read more »

Fifty Shades of Victorian London

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Dear Reader,  Welcome to Fifty Shades of Victorian London, where philanderers, drunkards and the very dredges of human society reside. Wrap up well for the air is cold, and follow me as we first step foot inside Whitechapel, where there exist more slums, brothels and pubs than you will find in any other city. Remember dear reader, when entering here you will… Read more »

The Last Gift Competition Giveaway

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Thanks to the success of my first book Giveaway competition on Goodreads.com, a second will now run until February 05, 2013. Over 500 people entered the previous book Giveaway which was an astounding amount. A Goodreads winner from Idaho received a free paperback copy. All you have to do is click on enter and provide a mailing address to where… Read more »

The Last Gift – Going back 150 years

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Have a look at what readers are saying about The Last Gift here Many friends ask me why I chose to write a book set in Victorian London. The answer is simple.I love all things Victorian. As a big fan of classic literature (which does not make me boring, old-fashioned or more intelligent) I would like to think it only… Read more »