Wow, what a crazy year this has been so far in my writing world. I'm still stunned that Italy Ever After is doing really well in the UK Kindle charts, hopefully helping lots of lovely new readers find my stories. But ultimately, that side of things is a bit of a mystery to me, and … Continue reading I did it!
Today is Colombian Indepdence Day, known simply as the veinte de Julio (twentieth of July). That means that my debut romance My Christmas Number One has been out for more than ten months now! What, you might ask, do the two things have in common? My Christmas Number One is a different sort of book … Continue reading Happy Veinte de Julio!
I'm currently deep into the edits of my third book (called A Match Made in Venice! I looove the title) and, even though my editor has told me I need to take some of the detail of my research out when it interrupts the flow of the story (facepalm), I thought I'd blog about my … Continue reading Three Rs: Research, Research, Research
It's been a busy month after publication of Italy Ever After and I've been generally busy writing the next two books (which are getting real! It's so exciting!) I'm catching up gradually with the lovely hype that happened around publication day, including some lovely reviews from the blog tour and this publication day episode of … Continue reading Reader Seeks Romance #2
It's two weeks until Italy Ever After is out in the world and I'm thrilled it's been named an anticipated new release for May on the All About Romance review website. I'm doubly thrilled to be on the same list as the legendary Nora Roberts, whose books I have always devoured as quickly as I … Continue reading Two Weeks to Go
My Christmas Number One clocked up 300 reviews on Amazon UK yesterday! I never expected to get so much interest in my debut, because no one knows who I am, yet. But hopefully this is the start of a career that will last many more years, because I'm definitely doing what I love. It's very … Continue reading Review Milestone
I recorded a bit of a scene from Italy Ever After for Boldwood Bedtime Stories. Just to keep things exciting while we wait for 11 May! Meet the main character Lou as she works through the consequences of her nearly-finalised divorce and relates her awkward exchange with the hot teacher Mr Romano. https://youtu.be/uQ2Uo5Gab7U
I wanted to wait a little while before getting this out in the world, since the cover reveal was only on Monday, but it's so fantastic, I can't wait! I'm slowly learning how social media works anyway and I'll post it many more times over the next year, I'm sure. So you've seen it first … Continue reading Book Trailer – Italy Ever After
Today's the day I get to show you the fan-blinking-tastic cover for Italy Ever After! It captures the sun-drenched shores of Lake Garda well and I'm happy to say there is a ride on a Vespa in the story. Pre-order Italy Ever After here. Request on Netgalley here. Italy Ever After, out 11 May
In a previous post, I introduced the heroine of my second book Italy Ever After. Now, in time for Valentine's Day (and the cover reveal happening on 15 February!!!), meet the hero, Nick Romano. Nick (Mr Romano to you) is a kind, quirky music teacher at a primary school in South London. He's thirty-two (yes, … Continue reading And now, meet Nick