Thank you for visiting my website. I am a saga writer, living in beautiful North Wales. Moving here was the fulfilment of a lifelong dream, but my writing is inspired by my Mancunian roots.


I am represented by Laura Longrigg at MBA. My books are published by Allison & Busby (hardback, ebook and paperback), Magna Large Print and Isis Soundings (audiobooks).


Join me on my Facebook page. I am always delighted to accept friend requests from readers.


You can also chat with me on Twitter.


To find out about my books, click on the tabs at the side.


Pre-Publication Price

The Sewing Room Girl can be pre-ordered on Kindle for just £2.86 on Amazon UK and for $3.96 on Amazon US



Latest News:

 I couldn't resist sharing this with you. You know how you get a list of all an author's books opposite the title page? Well, this is the list of my books, as a screen-shot from the page proofs of The Sewing Room Girl. The Poor Relation is included even though it isn't published until 2019!



Currently, I am working on:


I have just finished working on the page proofs for The Sewing Room Girl, which is last chance to make any minor - and I mean very minor - changes, just a word here or there; and in the next day or so I will start reading the paperback proofs of A Respectable Woman.


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My Blog:


My blogs are posted at the weekends. I write mostly about books and writing, though other subjects do creep in. I also welcome my friend Kirsten Hesketh regularly to do her popular articles following her path to publication. Do take a look and I hope you'll leave a comment if a topic interests you.


My new blog is about writing letters. Is letter-writing dying out?


 hopping... jet-washing the patio...

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My bedtime reading...




I am listening to...





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I love living in Llandudno. We've been here for five years now - almost to the day - but that "Wow! We really live here," feeling never goes away.


Take a look at some of my favourite photos by clicking on the Llandudno tab.


The latest section shows my favourite place in the whole world. Scroll down to the bottom of the Llandudno page to see where I mean.