Tag: Cornwall

Summer at Seafall Cottage

I have a bit of booksy news! My publishers have decided to change the title of The Cornish Escape to Summer at Seafall Cottage which they feel suits the story a little more, and also opens it up to more international readers. Here’s what it looks like with the new title – hope you like…

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An extract of The Cornish Escape

Hello my lovelies! It’s just over three weeks until The Cornish Escape comes out (eeep!) and as that is rather exciting, I thought I’d share an exclusive first peek with you! Get swept away along the beautiful Cornish coast, where a love story in a long forgotten diary has the power to change one woman’s…

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Help me name my Cornish village!

Hello my lovelies! I am deep in the writing cave. The rooibos (that is superb, South African tea that tastes like heaven, for those who haven’t tried it) has been flowing, I have discovered Scrivener (OMG where have I been?? It’s a writerly program that lets you do all sorts of cool things like outline,…

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Reading is a touch of magic

I love reading. It’s my first love, and for a long while growing up I seriously considered ways in which I could do it professionally. You know, read for a living. It’s why after I studied journalism I did my honours in publishing, only to come crashing back to reality when I realised that I…

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Quirky, romantic comedies from a guy’s perspective? My interview with Rich Amooi

There’s something really wonderful about men who write romantic comedies. It always brings to mind Richard Curtis for me. Who as far as I’m concerned just makes the world a better place with films like Love Actually, Four Weddings & A Funeral, and my absolute favourite About Time – seriously if you haven’t seen the…

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Postcards from Cornwall

Since I published The Postcard, I have had a few readers ask me about why I chose to set my story in Cornwall. The truth is, I’m a little in love with the area, set on the far west of Britain, completely surrounded by sea and holding within its palm an incredible rugged beauty, charm and intrigue.…

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