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Two nuns went into a bar…

The English language is a wonderful thing, particularly in this age of “democratization” when – apparently – anyone can write. Here’s an example of what happens when “anyone” does. BTW: this little story, passed on by a friend, is a … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

  Published in August 2013 by Bella Books, Silver Lining is the long awaited (by some) follow-up to Forty Love and Heart on Fire (originally Naiad, also now published by Bella Books). Available in paperback and as an ePub – … Continue reading

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Winking and hoping

Reading a lot – obsessively even – can have the weirdest effect on a person. Anyone who gets really involved in a book will understand. Hand up if you sometimes find yourself saying a line out loud to hear how … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

I’ve been tagged by my friend, British author Clare Ashton for the 26th week of The Next Big Thing Blog Hop. The idea is to hop from blog to blog to discover books and authors we might not know about … Continue reading

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Best friends and romantic heroines

When you’re grown up, discovering a new friend that you absolutely adore is a bit like being hit on the head by a chunk of meteorite – it’s unlikely to happen and when it does it’s one helluva shock. Recently … Continue reading

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This pain is not worth that kind of “freedom”.

I was brought up with a gun in the house because my father was a police officer. He was a gentle man and never once drew his weapon while on duty, despite being threatened on a number of occasions. I … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

…there was Clare Ashton, known as Tig, who said “why don’t you have a blog?” And I said,  “why don’t you mind your own business?” She, being named for a very determined little hedgehog, as Beatrix Potter fans will know, … Continue reading

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