Published: 24/01/2019 Kindle edition When her dying friend pleads for help to finish a renovation project, Ava Howell can’t refuse, even though her promise means leaving her new career and familiar life in New York to travel to a remote ranch in Texas. She’s good at what she does, and the ghost town vacation resort... Continue Reading →
Published: 02/09/2014 by Thomas & Mercer 352 pages Kindle editionWhen Andrew Sumner meets beautiful, edgy Charlie, he is certain his run of bad luck has finally come to an end. But as the two of them embark on an intense affair, Andrew wonders if his grasp on reality is slipping. Items go missing in his... Continue Reading →
Published: 30/01/2014 384 pages Kindle edition When time is running out, every moment is precious… When Claire starts to write her Memory Book, she already knows that this scrapbook of mementos will soon be all her daughters and husband have of her. But how can she hold onto the past when her future is slipping... Continue Reading →
Published: 02/05/2019 by Picador 336 pages Kindle edition The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal is the intoxicating story of a young woman who aspires to be an artist, and the man whose obsession may destroy her world for ever. London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the... Continue Reading →
Published: 24/10/2018 by Bookouture 331 pages Kindle edition I know my daughter better than I know myself and if there’s one thing I know for sure at this moment: it's that Maisie is not ok. My ex-husband Shaun and I are still friends. We would do anything for our beautiful little girl, Maisie. But now Shaun has moved... Continue Reading →
Lovely new feature at A Little Book Problem called Friday Night Drinks. Can’t wait to see more posts in following weeks 😊
I am so, so excited tonight to have my inaugural guest on my brand new feature, Friday Night Drinks, where I will be asking a variety of fascinating people the burning questions of the day such as, ‘What are you drinking?,
I am absolutely delighted to welcome, blogger, author, activist and all round wonderful human being, Jennifer Gilmour, as my first guest.
Thank you for joining me for drinks this evening, Jen. First things first, what are you drinking?
Well its almost that time of the year, you know the dreaded C word (sorry to mention it). So I will have a tipple of Baileys, cheers! I love to pour this on vanilla ice-cream, pop it in hot chocolate or on ice as I am tonight.
If we weren’t here in my virtual bar tonight, but were meeting in real life, where would you be taking me for…
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Published: 01/09/2018 314 pages Format: Kindle edition A terminal diagnosis. A life-saving sacrifice. A love letter written on the walls of her heart. Alice Richards looked forward to watching the seeds of love she and her husband planted bloom and grow well into their old age. But her plans for the future shrivel up and... Continue Reading →
Published: 08/11/2018 by Thomas & Mercer 352 pages Format: Kindle edition She’s chasing a killer. He’s watching her every move. He hides in the shadows, waiting for the perfect moment. Each kill is calculated, planned and executed like clockwork. Struggling to balance her personal and professional life, young DS Becca Vincent has landed the biggest... Continue Reading →
Grief is a funny thing, it sneaks up on you when you least expect it. You might think it is the big days – the anniversaries, Christmas, birthdays – that are the worst. That is not the case for me. I am expecting those, I can prepare myself, brace myself, the sadness comes, but I’m prepared and its manageable.
It’s the other days that are worse. The ones where it takes me by surprise and, because I’m unprepared, my defences are down and it takes me over completely. It can be an innocuous thing that starts it; something on the TV, a throwaway comment, a magazine article. A song on the radio. Sometimes there is no discernible reason. On those days, the grief can engulf me and render me completely immobile.
Today is one of those days. I feel completely bereft today. Worse than last Wednesday, when it was his…
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