I spent a fun 15 minutes chatting about Only One Woman and writing with the talented Christina Jones, plus we nattered about being teens in the 1960s and what a fab experience that was for teens living through those heady times
My interview with theauthorsshow.com is live for 24 hours EST 13th August – pop over and have a giggle with me.
My interview with theauthorsshow.com is live – it went up 12.01am EST 13th August and will play for 24 hours from midnight to midnight EST and can be found in archives on the show after. Just look for my name and the book cover. https://wnbnetworkwest.com/WnbAuthorsShow6.htm Do drop in, I had such a giggle with the presenter, Linda Thompson, as we discussed the 1960s, Only One Woman, writing with the talented Christina Jones and more. We chatted about music in the 1960s and how Graham Bonnet and his hit single in 1968 – Only One Woman – came to be the title of our novel. Graham wrote the foreword for Only One Woman and tells how he met The Bee Gees and how they came to write for him and his cousin, the late Trevor Gordon (The Marbles). It is a fab read and of course, Only One Woman launched his singing career (Rainbow, Alcatraz, Michael Schenker, Blackmore and other bands). Only One Woman – an epic love story from the 20th century with lots of music, fashion, and the social change references not to mention the Moon Landings and the odd assassination and The Cold War! You’ll have ear-worms when favourite songs are mentioned and the fashions of the day will transport back with a heavy dose of nostalgia as you recall Jools Driscoll, Samantha Juste, Cathy McGowan and Twiggy, David Bailey, and all the bands of the time such […]
Undercover: Crime Shorts eBook edition available most digital platforms – Amazon to follow soon. books2read.com/u/4jD0wo is published (with the paperback to follow soon) I hope you will enjoy my first collection of short stories in one place at last. If you enjoy a gripping yarn with more twists and turns than Spaghetti Junction, Undercover: Crime Shorts will take you to […]
Roger A Price: Former Detective and Author of Nemesis and Vengeance: Undercover: crime shorts; is a wonderfully satisfying anthology of six short stories which transcend above the crime fiction genre providing a ripping yarn irrespective of the reader’s crime fiction preference. Jane Risdon has cleverly stitched together a mix of tales to suit all fans of the genre. UNDERCOVER: Crime […]
My Guest Author this week is Val Penny who has been compared with Ian Rankin She has kindly agreed to tell me something about herself and her writing and to share an extract for her latest book Hunter’s Revenge published 9th September 2018 Val Penny is an American author living in SW Scotland. She has two adult daughters of […]
Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas and happy holidays, and I hope you all have the best year ever to follow in 2018. Thanks to each and every one of you for being here and making blogging such fun. Thanks to those of you who have purchased the anthologies I have been included in, read my free stories, and enjoyed […]
Ghostly Writes Anthology 2017 Coming soon from Plaisted Publishing with my short story As Cold As Ice A recently widowed new young mother accepts an invitation to move in with her late husband’s family. Their greeting is far from warm and they show little interest in their one and only grandchild, when the young mother arrives at the farm house in Jersey (Channel Islands) which is to become her home for the foreseeable future. Her bedroom opens on to a long corridor leading to the only bathroom on the floor her room occupies and getting to the bathroom proves a chilling experience for her… Based on a real farmhouse and events in Jersey but, of course, there is a lot of poetic license too… Coming soon.
In April 2014 I signed my first contract with Accent Press and today is the 3rd anniversary of signing the contract for Only One Woman with Accent Press in 2014. It has been hard work – two authors trying to synchronize their writing and personal lives in order to write a novel together, it was never going to be easy. […]
It’s been a while since I posted a ‘Jolly’ and I must apologise. It was my intention to post Part Three of Hardwick Hall towards the end of June – and I shall I get around to it, but not for a little while longer. Apologies if you have waited for it and several other ‘jollies’ I’ve enjoyed of late. […]
I’m really excited for all the authors included in this fab anthology, Ghostly Writes Anthology 2016 Published by Plaisted Publishing, nominated for the Metamorph Summer Indie Book Awards 2017 in which I have a short story, The Beneficiaries of Secret Cottage. This is the second anthology in which I have been included receiving a nomination for the Metamorph Publishing Summer Indie Book Awards 2017. The other being: Cons, Dames and G-Men You can read about it here: http://wp.me/p2dg55-3bw And you can read about Ghostly Writes Anthology 2016 http://wp.me/p2dg55-2Dz You can download Ghostly Writes Anthology 2016, e-book FREE and purchase the Paperback via these sites: The eBook is FREE and will be available world-wide http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1125012369?ean=2940153508849 https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ghostly-writes-anthology-2016/id1169859655?mt=11&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/ghostly-writes-anthology-2016 http://www.inktera.com/store/title/53129dd2-5565-4fd7-b431-472696191264 https://www.24symbols.com/book/x/x/x?id=1730315 https://plaistedpublishinghouse.wordpress.com/2016/10/20/haunting-you-this-hallows-eve/ And many other book sites. A fantastic opportunity to discover new writers and their work; a great keepsake.