It’s a Happy First Birthday to The Raided Heart today! Except, it really isn’t. It’s actually Happy 23rd (ish) Birthday. When the book launched in November 2019, it was the culmination of over two decades of thinking time, two major overhauls, and many, many edits. Thankfully, every one of them was worth it. The book … More The Birthday Heart!
How time flies… One year ago today, I wrote ‘The End’ on the final page of my revised version of The Raided Heart – Don’t you love it when Facebook reminds you of these things! It’s a historical romantic adventure story, and the story itself has had a bit of an adventure, from the first stirrings … More The Raided Heart – The end?
Happy Tuesday everyone! Did you catch my post over on the Ocelot Press blog yesterday? To celebrate my birthday, The Raided Heart is currently free to download! Meg Mathers, the headstrong youngest sibling of a reiving family on the English-Scottish border, is determined to remain at her childhood home, caring for the land and village … More The Raided Heart – Free to download
Time is still flying! Only one more day of the tour after this, and honestly, it’s been brilliant so far. Here’s what’s been happening for the last two days. Yesterday, I was delighted to be visiting the blog of Sue Barnard, where I wrote about the importance of NaNoWriMo in my writing, and especially of The … More The Raided Heart Tour – Days Six and Seven!
This is it! The Raided Heart will be officially out in the wild in just four weeks’ time, on Friday 15th November. I still cannot quite believe it… Today, I wanted to tell you the story of the story, but first, some all-important links: I’d love for you to join me at the Online Launch … More The Evolving Heart – Not long to go!
Did you catch the cover art / blurb reveal for The Raided Heart a couple of weeks ago? Well, it’s the magical next stage, with pre-orders now open, and the release date firmly set for Friday 15th November 2019… That’s right, you can now click here, to make sure an electronic copy of The Raided … More The Raided Heart: Pre-orders and a blog tour…
It’s time… I’m really excited to share with you the cover of The Raided Heart – and I would love to know what you think! I’ve already shared the opening paragraph with you, and so now, here’s the blurb: Meg Mathers, the headstrong youngest sibling of a reiving family on the English-Scottish border, is determined to … More The Raided Heart: Cover reveal!
It’s that wonderfully fun / scary / exciting / nerve-wracking moment, when I get to share the cover for The Raided Heart with you! In one week, I’ll be sharing the full cover, but for now, here’s a bit of a teaser, because I’m nice (or mean?) like that… The blurb is almost there too, … More Cover reveal, in one week!
I’ve been talking about my upcoming historical romance, The Raided Heart, a lot these last couple of months, and mentioned that it’s set during the time of the border reivers, but, I hear you ask, who were the border reivers, and when exactly was ‘their time’? Well, I’ve written this little blog post to go some … More Who were the border reivers?
***Drum roll please*** (Even if only in your head…) Following feedback from Debbie Taylor a couple of weekends ago, I’ve spent some quality time with the opening paragraph of The Raided Heart, and now I’m so excited to share it with you! It’s still very much at first draft stage, but I’d love to know your … More The Raided Heart, a teaser!