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Exciting week and exciting news…

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It’s been a very exciting week for me and Perfect Ten. The official launch date was earlier in September, but the launch party was on the 21st September at Chapter One Books in Manchester. On Friday, it was reviewed in the Daily Mail! Perfect Ten has gone national! In the fantastic review in their books […]

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Act Your Age… what would the Rolling Stones do?

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I went to see the Rolling Stones last week at Old Trafford Football Stadium. I have been a huge fan of them since childhood when my father gave me a record player and some old records. Amongst them was Little Red Rooster and my introduction to blues and rock. It s no secret that I […]

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Cover Reveal: Perfect Ten

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Perfect Ten

It’s here! The cover for Perfect Ten is released this week. I am thrilled because it captures Caroline Atkinson’s anger perfectly. My publishers and the cover designer have done a fantastic job, and the tagline, RAGE BEFORE BEAUTY, gives readers a strong clue of what is to come! Thank you to everyone who has pre-ordered […]

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Angry Women: Picasso and Amazon Reviewers

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Marie-Thérèse Perfect Ten

Last week I was lucky enough to visit the Tate Modern in London to see the Pablo Picasso exhibition ‘1932 – LOVE, FAME, TRAGEDY’ I knew a little about Picasso’s life but this visit was a real education about who he was, not least how he divided his time between his wife Olga and his […]

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The Story of My Story: Perfect Ten

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Now January is over and done I’m starting to look forward to 2018 even more. In case I hadn’t mentioned it, I have a novel out this year! Perfect Ten will be published on the 6th September 2018. As you can imagine, this is very exciting for me, and I’m going to start at the […]

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Marketing through social networking – a smart move or unprofessional?

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Last month I attended a marketing meeting. The focus of the marketing meeting was, unsurprisingly, selling things, and how effective this is through social networking. The presenter showed us a range of products as follows: a garment, a book, a CD and a piece of luggage. He immediately discarded the garment and the luggage with a large […]

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A meme about books

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Here’s a meme so you can find out about how my reading influences my writing! 1. The last book I read was… Heaven Can Wait by Cally Taylor. Brilliant read. 2. The book I’m currently reading… The Charming Man by Marian Keyes. 3. The last bestseller I’ve read is… The Time Travellers Wife by Audrey […]