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Beautiful Corfe. Have you been?

Corfe Castle is as its name suggests; a castle nestled high on the hill in the village it dominates and lends its title to. As a child, on our way to Studland Bay, I’d gaze wistfully at its majestic beauty, my forehead pressed up against the window as I dreamed of lords and ladies and … Continue reading Beautiful Corfe. Have you been?

Book Review: Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor

Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor My rating: 5 of 5 stars Every time I read a new instalment in the Blackthorn series, it's touch and go whether they will top my favourite (which happens to be Blood Roses - the second book in the series of eight). I love all of the Blackthorn books … Continue reading Book Review: Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor

Book Review: Confessions of a Chalet Girl by Lorraine Wilson

Confessions of a Chalet Girl by Lorraine Wilson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Holly is out of her comfort zone when she takes a job as a chalet girl to escape her demons, but she quickly becomes involved with her super sexy boss, Scott. However, he has a secret of his own, one which … Continue reading Book Review: Confessions of a Chalet Girl by Lorraine Wilson

Book review: Blood Torn by Lindsay J. Pryor

Blood Torn by Lindsay J. Pryor My rating: 5 of 5 stars I make no secret of the fact I am a big fan of Ms. Pryor's world of Blackthorn. The first book in the series, Blood Shadows, was a whirlwind, gripping story about fierce, feisty agent Caitlin Parish - from the Third Species Control … Continue reading Book review: Blood Torn by Lindsay J. Pryor

Book number three in the making

For those of you who read the opening chapters of The Gateway many months ago, you'll be interested to hear that they've changed a great deal since Emmeline's story first emerged in my head. I can't share any of it with you currently, as I have sent it for consideration to a publisher and am … Continue reading Book number three in the making

Another NaNo win, another novel

Last Friday, 29th November, I was delighted to cross the National Novel Writing Month finish-line at 10:50pm - on a Friday - when most other people my age were down the pub, or spending time with their families and partners. Our kitchen was being decorated over the weekend, and I needed to keep little Miss Chapman out of … Continue reading Another NaNo win, another novel

It’s only a first draft

For those that don't know, I'm participating in NaNoWriMo again this year. Write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. It's day eleven, and I'm currently at just over 18,000 words. Totally on target, and I haven't even written anything today. So why am I not feeling the enthusiasm and excitement that I felt last year? Is it … Continue reading It’s only a first draft

Book Review: What’s a Girl to Do? By Aimee Duffy

The first novella in a thrilling, pulse-racing new erotic romance series, Indecent Proposals. Three best friends, Shey, Eloisa and Georgia take on the most powerful and eligible men of the New York dating scene.Perfect for fans of bestselling erotic romance authors Sylvia Day and E.L. James!‘I’m not coming over.’ Shey replied confidently.‘Then maybe you could return the favor now.’Wait, he didn’t mean…‘Slide your hand beneath your panties and tell me how ready you are for me.’Oh my god, he did.Single Manhattanite Shey Lopez doesn’t do one night stands, or have relationships she can’t control. Especially if giving in to playboy Calvin Jones means losing her heart in the process.However, Mr Won’t-Take-No-For-An-Answer always gets what he wants and there’s only so many times a girl can resist such a enticing proposal…Praise for Sinfully Summer, Aimee’s scandalously sexy HarperImpulse debut…‘Sexy, fun and as hot as the summer sun.’ The Book Geek Wears Pajamas‘A great summer read!’ Lost to Books‘Sensual, sexy, heart stopping.’ Contemporary Romance Reviews   buy- See more at: http://www.harperimpulseromance.com/books/whats-a-girl-to-do#sthash.zcudnaZq.dpuf

Book Review: Once Upon a Twist by Aimee Duffy and Michelle Smart

Once Upon A Twist by Michelle Smart My rating: 4 of 5 stars We all love a happy ending. We also really enjoy an entertaining read which allows us to escape into the land of make-believe for a few hours and come back to reality sporting a secret smile.This anthology, brought to you by romance … Continue reading Book Review: Once Upon a Twist by Aimee Duffy and Michelle Smart

For Vampire/Paranormal Romance fans

Today I'm jumping on board for the official launch of paranormal romance novel Blood Roses, the second in the Blackthorn series, where humans live alongside vampires in a dystopian world. Vampires who just want to live their lives without prejudice, away from stereotypical beliefs and prophecies... or so they'd have you believe. A world filled … Continue reading For Vampire/Paranormal Romance fans