Showing posts from May, 2014

Meet My Main Character - Geoffrey de Mortagne from Dark Deceit

Hello again, friends! It’s time to share my post in a fascinating blog hop I’m taking part in: the Meet My Main Character historical fiction writers’ blog hop. I have been tagged by author, Vanessa Couchman . Vanessa lives in France and has published a range of short stories, mostly in the much-acclaimed Writers Abroad anthologies. Her first full-length novel, The House at Zaronza , a tale of love and loss in Corsica during World War I, is due to be released on 29th July 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Right, diving it. I found it a tough one to choose between Rory Cameron, my Scottish hero in Highland Arms , or Geoffrey de Mortagne, troubled under-sheriff of Gloucestershire in   Dark Deceit . Geoffrey won by a whisker… 1)    What is the name of your character? Is he/she fictional or a historic person? My male main character in Dark Deceit is Geoffrey de Mortagne. He is a fictional under-sheriff of Gloucestershire during an early English civil war also know

Silent Deception - free to a good home

Well, hello! :-)  Nice to see you again. I've finally emerged from family emergencies, dog re-homing and about to complete a couple of exams (but nearly there!)... So, in order to celebrate my return to humankind, I've set the price of my historical romantic novella, Silent Deception , to nil, zero, null! It's a light adventure, with a touch of paranormal. Blurb : Can a ghost scare off a young heiress determined to make her new manor her home? Having inherited a family estate she’d never heard of, Minerva Goodridge travels to Cornwall to take charge of her new home. But fatal memories lurk in the shadows of Trekellis Manor. As the locals keep away from the house, Minnie accepts the help of a stranger. Can she trust him? Gideon Drake, 8th Earl of Rothdale, is on a mission to uncover a family secret linked to Trekellis Manor. But the arrival of Minerva, the new owner, disrupts his investigation. Attracted to the headstrong heiress, he decides to take action – and ends