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September’s Book Giveaway

This month’s UK Newsletter Giveaway is a special GOLD edition copy of Candice Carty-William’s runaway bestseller and British Book Awards Book of the Year 2020, Queenie. It’s the book everyone’s been talking about … and you could be in with a chance of winning it.… Continue Reading “September’s Book Giveaway”

2020 Cover Reveal Newsletter Out Now!

I’m delighted to tell you that the official cover for my latest thriller, 33 Women (out this autumn), has been revealed. What do you think? I love it! To find out more about the book and enjoy an exclusive 3-chapter extract, just click on the image… Continue Reading “2020 Cover Reveal Newsletter Out Now!”

Ten Books to Read in Isolation

If you, like so many of us, are isolating at home right now, you might like a few book recommendations to take your imagination to other places. Personally, I love a ‘Locked Room Mystery’, in which the drama plays out in a confined space… Continue Reading “Ten Books to Read in Isolation”

Red Magazine Best Crime and Thriller Novels

“Fiendishly clever”  – Red Magazine Best Crime & Thriller Novels this Autumn I’m over the moon to tell you that Lake Child has been listed in Red Magazine’s Top Ten Best Crime and Thriller Novels this autumn, alongside Ann Cleeves, Katherine Webb, Jessica Fellowes,… Continue Reading “Red Magazine Best Crime and Thriller Novels”

Lake Child is Launched!

Lake Child is officially launched, and thanks to reader and reviewer support, it’s off to a flying start. Already it’s been listed in Red magazine’s ‘Best Crime & Thriller Novels this Autumn’, and has been spotted in Waterstones, Tesco stores and independent booksellers across… Continue Reading “Lake Child is Launched!”

Over 600 Five Star Reviews for Little Sister!

I’m pleased to say that my bestselling psychological thriller Little Sister is still going strong, with over 600 5* reviews across Goodreads and Amazon … and currently just 99p on Amazon Kindle and Kobo eBook.   If you enjoyed Little Sister, please do spread… Continue Reading “Over 600 Five Star Reviews for Little Sister!”

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… Continue Reading “Writing Qs: How Do I Get An Agent?”

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,… Continue Reading “LAKE CHILD – Cover Reveal!”

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… Continue Reading “Writing Qs: What Are Words Worth?”

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… Continue Reading “Writing on location … in Norway”