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Readers’ Favorite 5 star award

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

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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Readers’ Favorite Award for ‘Left Out’!

I was so excited to learn that ‘Left Out’ has won a Bronze Award in Children’s Books: Social Issues category from the Readers’ Favorites site. Part of my prize is an invitation to the Book Festival in Miami in November but it’s just too far for me and bad timing. One day I will not…
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Longlisted for Historical Novel Society Award 2017!

GREAT news! I feel VERY honoured that ‘Plaint for Provence is The Historical Novel Society https://www.facebook.com/historicalnovelsociety ‘s Editor’s Choice ‘For each quarterly issue of the Historical Novels Review, the editors will select a small number of titles they feel exemplify the best in historical fiction. These novels, which come highly recommended from our reviewers, have…
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Finalist in the SpaSpa Book Awards

More good news! The UK book site BookHippo has  longlisted ‘One Sixth of a Gill’ in the Contemporary Fiction Category for the SpaSpa 2014 Book Awards – a new sticker for being a finalist and fingers crossed!

Latest from the Wishing Shelf Awards

‘One Sixth of a Gill’ is a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Awards so it has gained this sticker but we authors have been told to await judgement before using it in case we have gold, silver or bronze… 3 weeks till we find out so meanwhile, this is the sticker in hand as opposed…
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Finalist in The Wishing Shelf Awards

A good week! I was half-way through ‘Plaint for Provence’ , stopped to play with my brand new camera – a Nikon D750, which is so high-tech it probably makes tea if I find the right buttons, and then I had the news that ‘One Sixth of a Gill’ is a finalist in the Adult…
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