Feature: Alice Castle, The Girl in the Gallery

Happy Sunday everyone, and welcome to my last guest post of 2017! Thanks so much to everyone who’s visited, liked and commented this year, already looking forward to 2018… For this last post then, I’m delighted to have Alice Castle back, who previously visited to tell us about Dulwich, the setting for her novel Death … More Feature: Alice Castle, The Girl in the Gallery

Book review: Helen Hollick, When the Mermaid Sings

Today on the blog, I’m part of the tour for When the Mermaid Sings, by Helen Hollick. The lives of sailors and pirates in the 1700s isn’t something I’m familiar with, having only read a couple of similar books before, but I really enjoyed this one. I hope the extract below will whet your appetite … More Book review: Helen Hollick, When the Mermaid Sings

Feature: Joy Norstrom, A visit to Kananaskis

Hello! Today, we are heading over the Atlantic (well, I suppose that depends where you’re reading this – I’m crossing it, at any rate), to join Joy Norstrom on a trip around Kananaskis Country, and celebrate the anniversary of Out of Play… Thanks, Jennifer, for inviting me onto your blog today. Strap on your jet-packs … More Feature: Joy Norstrom, A visit to Kananaskis

To Mull and back!

Yesterday morning, I ensured my bag was packed for all weather eventualities, and headed along to Oban’s ferry terminal, to hop on the boat to Mull. It’s a trip I’ve made many times before, but yesterday was also a rare chance to meet up with a fellow Crooked Cat author, Yvonne Marjot. We’d met briefly … More To Mull and back!