Author Archives: vanessa

Life Lately….

 So far, 2017 has been a curate’s egg of a year – good in parts. I spent most of January recuperating from the vile chest infection that laid me low for much of November and December. I coughed so badly … Continue reading

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Shelf Notes – Miss Christie Regrets by Guy Fraser-Sampson

This is the second book in the Hampstead Murders series which kicked off last year with Death In Profile. This time a murder has occurred inside the Burgh House museum and, handily, Detective Sergeant Karen Willis happens to be on … Continue reading

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On deadlines…

Well, at least I met one of the deadlines I set myself this year. Finally, a couple of days ago, I sent the manuscript for Death Will Find Me off to a couple of agents who had asked to see … Continue reading

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So. Writing. Where am I up to?

Here’s the thing. Writing is important to me. Really, really important. I love that feeling when the words are whizzing out of my head and onto the screen and the story takes on a life of its own. It’s amazing. … Continue reading

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Summer reading suggestions and books to pre-order

 Now that the move is over, I’m looking forward to catching up on some reading, both proofs that will be out this autumn and recent acquisitions. Top of the pile is Mount! by Jilly Cooper. I am so pleased to … Continue reading

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