DS Jan Pearce Series now on Audible – get the whole series free…

I’ve been working with the wonderful Laura Brydon to bring the DS Jan Pearce series to Audible. I searched for…

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It’s Christmas and here is a free short story for you…

Readers are the most important people in publishing and I want to say a huge thank you by giving you a short story. Many readers have contacted me asking me for more of Ria and Janice from How to Play Dead. I’ve chosen a heart warming Christmas story from Ria and SafeMe – I hope you love it.

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Communicating the unspeakable: why I wrote about a women’s refuge in How to Play Dead

It’s not what you think. I have experienced domestic abuse, but it isn’t my story that I decided to write about in my novel How to Play Dead. It’s about services Superwomen.

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Subtext: what lies beneath

Subtext is implicit. Subtext is a gradual understanding of meaning behind the text that develops as the story unfolds. Subtext can be something we turn to when we have nothing else.

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