Category Archives: Authors

A Character In its Own Right

Thank you, Fiona Lindsay, for providing a different slant to my blog series on settings for books this week. I was interested to see that in your books, Kirklochy becomes a character in its own right; that is just what … Continue reading

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The Setting for the Schellberg Cycle

It is my privilege to introduce Gill James this week, renowned author and accomplished historical novelist, who will tell you about the backdrop to her historical novels. We’re in for a treat. *** The stories told in this cycle of … Continue reading

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Everything A Writer Could Need

A big welcome to Crooked Cat author Val Penny to talk about her favourite city, which just happens to be the setting for her exciting crime novels… (I, too, dreamed of being a ballerina, Val!) Thank you for inviting me … Continue reading

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A Lively Place with a Long History

I’m delighted to introduce another friend from Authonomy days – Polly Johnson. Her book, Stones, sticks in my mind as an unforgettable story, beautifully and sensitively written. You really must read it. Over to you, Polly to talk about the … Continue reading

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Punished for it’s Beauty

We’re back to my favourite part of the world today, meeting Alex MacBeth in Mozambique, off the coast of Africa. Welcome, Alex!     “I like to spend some time in Mozambique/ The Sunny sky is aqua blue” sang Bob … Continue reading

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Hopping on the Virtual Vespa

We’re in for another treat today. This series on settings for books is becoming more and more interesting, as I welcome back my friend and fellow “Cat”, Katherine Johnson. Sit back and enjoy! *** I’ve written two books set in … Continue reading

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A Visit to Mende

Welcome back, Angela Wren, this time to talk about the settings for her books. I am looking forward to my first visit to France later this year. In the meantime, it is interesting to have a preview from such an … Continue reading

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