A drive up to Waterstones Preston for the fun launch of Elisabeth Carpenter’s 99 RED BALLOONS. She didn’t have 99 red balloons there, but there were quite a few!
Carolyn, Libby and I stayed in a hotel up the road from the event. We were treated by Avon to high tea at Betty’s on the Friday and a drinks event on the Saturday to commemorate the opening of an
The HarperCollins Summer Party at the Victoria and Albert museum. It was a gorgeous balmy summer evening. It was great to meet fellow Avon authors such as CL Taylor, Mel Sherratt, Katerina Diamond and Fiona Gibson. I was dressed up
Libby and I met at Euston station and caught a taxi to the sophisticated launch of Amanda Robson’s debut novel OBSESSION at Waterstones Piccadilly. Phoebe, Sabah and Molly from Avon were there and it was nice to meet Amanda’s agent,
It was here that I first made friends with my special writer pals Elisabeth Carpenter (Libby), Sam Carrington and Amanda Robson (Carolyn Gillis). I also met a whole host of wonderful crime writers too numerous to list as well as
I helped out as an extra in the filming of RELINQUISHED, a short film of the stage play, TWO MOTHERS, by Patricia Cunningham, adapted and directed by Rosie Cullen.
Just up the road from me, Marnie Riches and Stuart Robertson launched their new novels at Waterstones Deansgate in Manchester. Stuart read extracts from IF EVER I FALL and Marnie answered questions about BORN BAD. I had a long chat
My first HarperCollins party in the News Building was very exciting. The views over London were spectacular. The dress code was blue and silver with a hint of sparkle! I met the Avon team and fabulous authors Marnie Riches, Tracy