Talk at Bury Library

reading I’m proud of my Bury roots and will be reading from and discussing my recently published book, Trembleath, at Bury Library on Thursday 30 January, 7pm. I will also be selling copies of the book along with special edition items including Vervain and Valerian seeds which feature in the novel.

Trembleath is the first of a paranormal series following the story of Amelia Scott, a young woman who is re-building her life in Cornwall following a disastrous relationship. It was going to be an adventure, but with news of a young girl found dead and another goes missing, she quickly begins to learn there is more to Creek Bay than she could ever imagine. A village hiding a dark secret, two families at war, newcomer Amelia Scott gets caught up in a murder investigation with dire consequences. 

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Talks & Appearances during 2020

Cat readingI will be reading excerpts and chatting about my novel Trembleath at various venues and festivals during 2020.

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Gwithian water © Mark Dobson WildSeaScapes Lantic Bay © David R Abram  Perranporth Beach © kammneves

Find out about my inspiration behind the location of Trembleath in this article at TripFiction as part of their #TalkingLocationWith series.

I first visited Cornwall at the age of 21 and fell in love with her charm, beauty and magic. There is something powerful about the ocean that I am drawn to; the sheer power behind the gravitational pull of the waters and her unchartered depths is captivating. Whilst visiting the many towns of the Cornish coast throughout the years, I found a raw beauty in the makeup of its inhabitants and the stories they have to tell. There are many local legends and urban myths held in this quaint part of the UK that are equally fascinating and disturbing, their links to a rich history of Pagan festivities that are celebrated to this day was inherently going to grab my attention. So it was to a hike on the moors that sealed the fate of my story and Trembleath was born. My heart will always belong to Cornwall.

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Trembleath Reviews are IN


Now that she’s out in the world, Trembleath has received her first reviews, currently at FIVE stars on Amazon, I’m thrilled to receive comments such as…

“proper page turner”
perfect read for the long nights of winter
“could not put the book down”
“perfect for anyone who likes a murder mystery”
“stunning debut”
“brilliantly written and so atmospheric”

If you want to know what all the noise is about, then grab yourself a copy today. Thank you to everyone who has made a review on Trembleath so far, I’m so pleased you have enjoyed reading and ready for the next instalment (no pressure!).

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Trembleath – now available

Book LaunchAmazing book launch for Trembleath on Monday evening. Thank you to everyone who came down and supported me. I hope you enjoy reading as much as I have creating. For those who bought vervain and valerian seeds…happy planting!

Trembleath is now available to purchase from various outlets. Please note that the book will be back in stock sooner than advertised on some sites Waterstones, Foyles, Amazon.

Vervain mini pailOver the coming months I will be appearing at bookshops and events (details will be posted here) where you can get hold of a signed copy and purchase the vervain and valerian grow your own pots. Both of these herbs are connected to Trembleath through literary lore. These mini pails have been created so that you too can enjoy the health properties associated with the herbs.

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