"O true apothecary, Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die." Poisons and potions in my latest research.
My Writing and Tips
Book Inspiration: Bugs and Priest Holes
The inspiration for my free historical novella, The Last Flight of the Ladybird.
2019 – what a year!
This year has truly flown by for me. It has been a whirlwind of wedding planning, writing, publishing, and engaging with my readers.
Squalid Slums and Stately Homes: Inspiration for The Button Maker
Slums, stately homes, and nursery rhymes: inspiration for my third novel.
A murder case and an old bird: Inspiration for The Promise Keeper
Whilst reading Bedside Book of Murder: fifty chilling stories – all true, I found inspiration for The Promise Keeper. The story was called The Horror of the Stauntons, and truly, it was horrific.
A Victorian Butcher's Shop
What was it like to be a butcher in the 1800s?
RESEARCH - BRISTOL LUNATIC ASYLUM
The Glenside Hospital Museum shows us what life was really like in a Victorian Asylum.
RESEARCH - THE OLD BAILEY ONLINE
Why, as a writer, I love The Old Bailey Online.
Historical fiction course with Manda Scott and Robert Wilton
My week in the Shropshire hills with fellow writers was simply sublime.
CAMP NANOWRIMO: 50K WORDS IN 30 DAYS
In July I set myself the challenge to write 50k words in one month. And I did it!
But it was hard.
Don't forget to claim your free books - The Butcher's Wife & The Last Flight of the Ladybird
Tales of deceit and revenge!