Tag Archives: Kindle

My new book cover – Secret Gardens of the City of London

I thought today as I’m having a relatively easy day (I hope) to unveil the cover for my forthcoming Secret Gardens of the City of London. This is the Kindle formatted cover which ends up being very similar if not … Continue reading

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Christmas Book and Ebook ideas!

Dear readers, Christmas is almost upon us and I hope you’ll permit me to entice you (did someone say flog you??? the cheek of some people!!) with a choice selection from my growing list of books. There is something for … Continue reading

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Two choicest Idioms – Butter Up & As Mad As A Hatter

A few weeks ago my new book, Straight From The Horse’s Mouth was released in Paperback and Kindle formats and I have been waiting for it to work its way through onto Apple iBooks.   As it is now live, … Continue reading

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My New Book – Straight from the Horse’s Mouth : 100 Idioms, their Meanings and Origins

Today is one of those wonderful days that can be the highlight of my creative year, the launch day of my latest book.  I’ve always enjoyed words and sayings, some of them archaic that seemingly make no sense to us … Continue reading

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth – New Book – Coming Soon!

I’ve been so busy with my tours this year that it has been really hard to keep up with my writing schedule.  My schedule is pretty demanding as I have two or three titles at various stages of completion. However, … Continue reading

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Stuck for Gift ideas? Grab yourself a book or ebook!

It’s that time of year when many people are looking for a gift for a friend, loved one or maybe just a treat for yourself.      I must admit that living here in the UK and being relatively busy, … Continue reading

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Khutulun – The Mongolian Wrestling Princess

The name of Khutulun might not mean much to people today in the Western world but in an age when there is still much debate about the equality of sexes, gender roles and stereotypes, we really all should be a … Continue reading

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Pull up a chair!

For the second time in a few days, the blog I wanted to write didn’t happen.  Today I was going to write a blog on ‘Words’  It was one of those blogs that came easy to me and didn’t require … Continue reading

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Sights of Old Spitalfield Market

Last weekend I visited one of my favourite London markets, Spitalfields. There has been a market at Spitalfields since 1638 when King Charles I granted a licence for root vegetables to be sold there and over the centuries it grew … Continue reading

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V1 Vixen – My New Vigilante Pulp Noir Thriller

Today is a big day for me as it sees the release of my first new book of 2016! V1 Vixen is a vigilante pulp noir thriller set in the modern day world where everyday life and the criminal underworld … Continue reading

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