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Spring Newsletter Out Now

See what I’ve been up to this Spring … and be in with a chance to WIN £100 worth books. Click here to see my latest newsletter!

Nominate in Dead Good Reader Awards and Win Books!

Last year YOU my wonderful readers got me to the finals event of the The Dead Good Reader Awards with Little Sister – and now six new categories are open for the 2019 nominations. If you think Casey in BEAUTIFUL LIARS qualifies for ‘The…

May Madness! Kindle eBook Offers …

This month two of my books are in the Kindle Spring Sale: Flight and Summer of ’76 – both £1.39 for a limited period! Moving between the majestic coastline of North Cornwall and the leafy suburbs of London, Flight is a story of secrets…

Creative Thursday Line Up Announced

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2019 – Creative Thursday I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be returning to the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate this year, teaming up with award-winning crime writer Kate Rhodes to run the JUST BLOODY WRITE…

Writing Qs: How Do I Get An Agent?

Over the past decade, I’ve been a frequent speaker at book events and festivals, bringing me into contact with a great many readers, as well as writers in the early stages of their own careers.  Naturally, lots of ‘how to’ questions arise, and in…

LAKE CHILD – Cover Reveal!

Deceit, abduction, murder … How far would you go for your family? Out Autumn 2019 in Paperback, eBook and Audiobook Isabel’s recent novels Little Sister and Beautiful Liars both entered the Amazon bestseller charts within weeks of release, as readers new and old were gripped by her pacy,…

Writing Qs: What Are Words Worth?

Over the past decade, I’ve been a frequent speaker at book events and festivals, bringing me into contact with a great many readers, as well as writers in the early stages of their own careers.  Naturally, lots of ‘how to’ questions arise, and in…

Writing on location … in Norway

Location is an essential anchor within any story, and it’s an element I frequently return to when I’m invited to host creative writing workshops at universities and festivals.  Indeed, later this week I’ll be at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, running a ‘Creative…

How I Write: The Bestseller Experiment

This week I had the great pleasure of chatting with writer and podcaster extraordinaire Mark Stay on The Bestseller Experiment, as he asked me questions about getting published, my writing processes, and how I set about plotting the many twists and turns in my…

Locations in Beautiful Liars

This week the Beautiful Liars Blog Tour continued as I talked to The Quiet Knitter about some of the locations in the book, and shared a couple of exclusive short previews: ‘As a novelist, I’m constantly discovering new things about myself and the way…