Holiday read

I’ve been getting great feedback on Unravelling, which is wonderful. I want people to relate to the characters, get hooked by the story – all the things they’re saying. But one thing bothers me – several people have mentioned HOLIDAY READ. Lovereading, a website that links books with readers and is... read more


I just want to chart a few successes I’ve had since Unravelling’s launch: It’s mentioned on Cornflower Books, a book blog, which has many readers and contributors. It appears in a post with Maggie O’Farrell’s latest book – I really like her books, especially The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox and... read more

Book Launch Day!

On Sunday Unravelling’s launch actually happened! It was wonderful – all I could have hoped for and more. Most of the people I’d invited came (and some I hadn’t) so there were almost one hundred people there. I’d asked students from my writing groups to read some of their work and they did... read more

Countdown to launch!

It’s now only four days to go until the launch of Unravelling! It’s getting very exciting. Most of the arrangements are in place. Books, posters, balloons, a display of knitwear (by my wonderfully talented friend, Jackie Stringer) to represent Vanessa’s work are ready. Glasses, wine and nibbles for those all important refreshments... read more