Happy Mother’s Day! I had hoped to spend today being spoilt with prosecco and cake in some nice cafe - but I'm grateful that my family are healthy and safe at the moment, and spending time with them, no matter what, is the best Mother's Day present. All four of my psychological thrillers are aboutRead More »Happy Mother’s Day!
One Year Later
I recently saw a set of three mugs in one of my favourite shops. They read: I'm the oldest child - I make the rules. I'm the middle child - I'm the reason we have rules. I'm the youngest child - the rules don't apply to me. I had great fun creating Bethany’s character. She’sRead More »One Year Later – Bethany
Bristol TV has just put out a short film about my latest psychological thriller, One Year Later! At its heart, it's a novel about family secrets and grief.
Is anyone in a Book Club? I must admit, I don't really have time, although I'd love to be! I have a Book Buddy instead, which is much more random and sporadic, but she inspires me to read books I'd never have chosen myself, and then we go for a walk or aRead More »One Year Later – Book Club Questions
Here's an extract from One Year Later, told from Nick Flowers' perspective, the day his niece, Ruby-May, died. If you prefer to read it, you can download a different extract told from Nick's point of view here: One Year Later - Nick Flowers https://youtu.be/B9dk99onT-I
Here's the prologue to One Year Later. Let me know what you think! If you prefer to read it, you can download it for free here: One Year Later - Prologue https://youtu.be/F6qf4QRVfcg
The inspiration behind One Year Later... https://youtu.be/hIazMxexyM8
When we bought a large plot of land and a house that we were planning on renovating in Somerset, I had the idea to set my next psychological thriller, One Year Later, partly in Somerset. In the garden of our house we found the ruins of an old cottage…and I started thinking, what if aRead More »One Year Later – Behind the scenes: The Cottage
I wrote my psychological thriller, One Year Later, in Bristol, but at the time we were renovating a house in Somerset. We spent the summer camping in the garden and dreaming about moving in one day. It inspired one of the settings for my forthcoming novel. The Flower family, who are somewhat dysfunctional, grew upRead More »One Year Later – Behind the Scenes: Somerset