In anticipation of the release of A Twist of Fate on Friday, today I explore another theme of the book: predictability, or rather, breaking from predictability.
Callie, like so many of us, expects to follow a particular path through life. It’s a path already well-trodden: decent school, good degree, respectable job, a boyfriend her parents and friends approve of … She intends to continue down that path. Why? Because it’s the right path? Not necessarily. Again, like so many of us, she sticks to the predictable because it’s easy, because it’s expected. There is a certain comfort in predictability, even if it isn’t actually the best thing for us. Continue reading “A Twist of Fate – A Break from the Norm”
The excitement is building! Friday sees the release of A Twist of Fate, my first full length book. Various themes occur in this story of unlikely love. In the build up to the release, I explore a theme a day and the part it plays in the story of Callie and Paul.
My first theme is guilt. Continue reading “A Twist of Fate – Guilt”
So, I’m all excited because my Suited to You trilogy box set is riding higher up the Amazon charts.
Allow me a little squee.
Now, I’ve written books where I develop intricate plot and deeply nuanced characters (and a fair bit of sex). I love those books. I’m proud of them. I’ve also written books where people just have a lot of sex and then some more and a bit more. Hot, dirty, wicked, sinful, dirty, dirty sex. Continue reading “Gratuitous filth”
Today, I welcome the fabulous Alice Raine, author of the bestselling Untwisted series, to my blog. Alice is another of the authors in our anthology, Love Under the Mistletoe, out now. Here, we get to know one of her characters in a fascinating way.
Firstly, a big, huge thank you to Demelza for hosting me today!
For this blog I thought I’d write a short chat between myself and the lead male character in Snowed in, called Sean. Snowed In is my festive short story which appears in the Love Under the Mistletoe anthology along with stories by the awesome Demelza Hart, KD Grace and Elizabeth Coldwell. Continue reading “Snowed In – Listening in as Alice Raine chats to her character, Sean.”
Today, I welcome Elizabeth Coldwell who, along with Alice Raine, KD Grace and me, has a story out in a seasonal anthology packed with naughty but nice Christmas cheer. It’s great to have you here, Elizabeth.
Hi, Demelza, and thanks very much for hosting me. I’m very happy to be able to talk about my story in the Cariad Christmas anthology, Love Under The Mistletoe – Christmas for One. Continue reading “Santa Baby – Guest Post by Elizabeth Coldwell”
They’re rolling out the teasers and promos for the new season of Downton, complete with all the mouth-watering usuals: elegant gowns, dapper gentlemen, priceless ornaments … and plastic water bottles.
Continue reading “Bell pulls and water bottles”
2014 marks the start of four years of commemoration of a conflict which took millions from us and which affected millions more around the world. The First World War has always Continue reading “As we that are left”