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Waggy Tales Blog

An enthusiastic tail wag for Nici

Day 5 – 7th Dec – I was fairly confident that a waggy tale blogger 🙂 would enjoy Nici’s Tale! So that’s a big sloppy 5 licks. ‘An extremely well-researched insight into the world of medieval shepherding as well as the natural instincts passed on from dogs to their offspring. It is a beautiful portrayal…
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The Writing Garnet

RNA top blogger reviews Nici

Another stop on the blog tour and another blogger loves Nici – I’ve stopped worrying about reviews now! ‘I must start this series from the beginning! A unique and captivating story – I really enjoyed it.’Read the full review and discover a blogger who won ‘Media Star of the Year’ in the Romantic Novelists Association…
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Tales Before Bedtime

Day 3 of Nici's Blog Tour

Another lovely review, this time from blogger Shelley Fallows. ‘This is a lovely, unusual Christmas tale that I thoroughly enjoyed. Although I am not familiar with The Troubadours Quartet and the adventures of Estela and Dragonetz, I have enjoyed getting to know their most loyal companion and I now look forward to reading more of…
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Linda’s Bookbag Review for Nici: ‘amazing’

Nici's Blog Tour Day 2

My 10-day blog tour for Nici’s Christmas Tale stopped at Linda’s Bookbag for Day and what a wowser of a 5* review! ‘Nici’s Christmas Tale is resonant of the great traditions of storytelling and I found myself likening Nici to the troubadours of old. There’s peril, affection, loyalty, love, crime and evil woven into a…
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Troubadours on Tour!

makes me sound like a rock star!

On tour in December! Thanks to Anne Cater (of Random Things through my letterbox )organising these amazing bloggers. Many thanks to Anne and my hosts. I can’t wait to visit their blogs and find out what they think of Nici’s Christmas Tale.

Nici’s Christmas Tale

1157; Aquitaine

Available NOW for pre-order at $0.99 / £0.99! Publication date 30th November. Among the suggestions you gave me for an extra Troubadours story was the idea that Nici, the Troubadours dog, should tell the story of his life – so here it is as a stand-alone, to put you in the mood for a medieval…
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Readers’ Favorite 5 star award

Life After Men

Available for pre-order, publication date 26th October and Life After Men co-written with best-selling author Karen Charlton, already has a wonderful 5* review from Jack Magnus of the Readers’ Favorite site! ‘Life After Men: The Silver Sex Kittens, Book 1 questions the cultural expectations regarding widowed women in their fifties and introduces a quintet of…
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2018 Kindle Award Finalist

From Bedtime On

What an accolade for From Bedtime On to be in the last five for the prestigious Kindle Book Award for Poetry. I already feel like a winner but wish me luck for the announcement on November 1st! You can check out all the finalists here, including my five competitors. What a year for awards! Four…
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The Forge in the Forest

I’ve just finished uploading my new gallery of photos ‘The Forge in The Forest’. It took a month’s work with local blacksmith Mael Miranda to photograph the story of a Damascene steel knife being made, from raw metal and a tree trunk to a fine blade with polished yew handle. The forge is up a…
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My interview about ‘Someone To Look Up To’ on the Authors Show

NOW on my Youtube Channel

Linda Thompson from the Authors Show asks me all about the book, my dogs and my life! Watch the video here