“Holly’s Perfect Christmas?” is the concluding story of my short story collection “Making Changes”, and it’s available free at Amazon from 21 to 25 November in the UK here and in the US here . Holly has an idea for a dream Christmas with her partner in a cottage in Snowdonia. It is all planned, but then events start intervening and threatening to disrupt the idyll…

And if you’re interested in an audio book, there’s a promotion on Audible at the moment, where you can subscribe for half price for the first four months. You can listen to Catching the Light read by Petrina Kingham (see AUDIO on the line above underneath my name) as part of your subscription. Have a look here

Making Changes eBook cover

Behind The Smile


My next novel is nearly ready to be unveiled. Behind The Smile is set on the Isle of Wight and will be published in spring 2018. As soon as the cover is ready I will reveal it here. In the meantime, here’s a picture of the ancient Longstone at Mottistone, which is an important location in the story.2017-04-20 14.22.06

A free gift


Audio cover

I have some review copies of the audiobook of Catching the Light to give away. All I ask is that if you enjoy it you post a short review and tell your friends, please. If you would like to try it, please email me at or use the contact page on the site (see above). I will then send you the code to download free from amazon, and tell you how to do it. Do say whether you use the UK site or the US site as the codes are different. To find out more about the audiobook, and listen to an extract of Petrina Kingham reading from Catching the Light, clink on the Audio link above.