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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,…

Writers Pay: What are words worth?

Recent findings by the Authors’ Licensing and Collection Society (ALCS) on the subject of writers’ declining earnings make hard reading for anyone who relies on writing for their livelihood. The report states that professional writers (people dedicating over half their time to writing) now…

The Big Book Giveaway!

This month paperback copies of Beautiful Liars will go to SIX lucky UK readers … enter by signing up to my Book Club Newsletter by midnight 30th November! The newsletter goes out just once a quarter, with book prizes awarded to randomly picked subscribers every…

Celebrating the Nation’s Libraries

This week I’ve been working with West Sussex Libraries, meeting members of Bognor Regis reading groups, and chatting with the team at Pageturners – all in celebration of Libraries Week. If you’re looking for a reading group to join, contact your local library for…

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…

Teen Perspectives in Fiction

This week the Beautiful Liars Blog Tour kicked off in the run-up to eBook release on 19th April!  On Wednesday I chatted to Karen at My Reading Corner about the theme of adolescence in my writing, and shared some of my own reading recommendations….

Join my book club and win prizes!

Subscribe to my quarterly newsletter, and be in with a chance to win a book prize every month!  The prizes are donated by Trapeze and Orion Publishing, and range from latest blockbusters to unreleased new discoveries.  Sign up here to enter (and to receive…

Little Sister in 99p Kindle Spring Sale

Little Sister is currently in the 99p Kindle Spring Sale … so if you haven’t read it yet, now’s your chance to pick it up for less than the cost of a cuppa! And if you’d like to keep up with all my other…

February Newsletter Now Live!

My February Newsletter is now live, with details of giveaways, eBook price drops and an exclusive 3-chapter sample of Beautiful Liars! In other news, Little Sister has now released in Poland, with other countries to follow over the coming weeks and months.  It’s fascinating…

Beautiful Liars: £1.99 eBook Pre-order Offer

It’s less than three months until my new thriller Beautiful Liars releases on eBook – and right now you can pre-order your copy for just £1.99 … Eighteen years ago Martha said goodbye to best friend Juliet on a moonlit London towpath.  The next…