A Night on the Orient Express by Veronica Henry

As a traveller the Orient Express is already on my wish list so with the hook line of ‘A new life is just a ticket away‘ and a cover with turquoise waters and blue skies how could I resist Veronica Henry’s A Night on the Orient Express? The story moves from present day to fifty years ago, intertwining a suite of […]

A chat with author Jane Dunning

Thank you to Jane Dunning for agreeing to feature on my blog –  here are a few reading and writing secrets which she shared with me. I asked Who was your favourite childhood author or book and why were they a favourite? ……and wasn’t surprised at all to find yet another Enid Blyton fan! I absolutely loved […]

A chat with author Helen Pollard

It was great to catch up with author Helen Pollard recently and ask her a few questions about her reading and writing habits. This is what she shared with me! Who was your favourite author when you were a child and why? I’m sure you’ve heard this before from writers you’ve featured (Oh yes Helen!)  – I […]

A chat with author Julie Stock

I have just finished reading The Vineyard in Alsace by Julie Stock so I am thrilled that Julie agreed to have a chat with me for the blog. I asked her a few questions about her reading favourites and how she goes about the writing craft, here is what she said! When I asked her Who was your favourite childhood […]

The Vineyard in Alsace by Julie Stock

The story starts with Fran walking into her bedroom to find her fiancé Paul with another woman. Turning on her heels, she leaves the flat, she leaves Paul, and she leaves London and heads for a vineyard in Alsace and her dream job, only to find her former boyfriend Didier is the new owner and […]