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Five Fab Podcasts

I wasn’t sure about podcasts when they first became a Thing – there was a fake chumminess about some of them that I found off-putting. But, come the pandemic, the idea of chatting, or even listening to other people chatting, suddenly became a lot more appealing. Perhaps it was because my own Child 2 now …

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The Roommates by Rachel Sargeant

Meet the Author – bestselling psychological thriller writer Rachel Sargeant

It’s such a pleasure to welcome fellow crime writer and Psychological Suspense Authors’ Association member Rachel Sargeant here today. Whether you’re an established writer or an aspiring author with a manuscript in your bottom drawer, I’m sure you’ll find Rachel’s writing journey both fascinating and inspiring. Thank you, Alice, for inviting me onto your blog. …

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The Inspiration behind The Invitation A lot has been said in these past few days about crime fiction as a genre, and I even had a heart-searching moment last week about my choice to write in this area. But I think that if recent events have taught us anything, it’s that the problem isn’t women, …

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5 books that inspired The Invitation

5 Books that Inspired The Invitation  I was thrilled to be asked by my publishers, Harper Collins HQDigital, to write a blog post about some of the books that inspired my latest psychological thriller, The Invitation. I wrote the book during the first UK lockdown – well, the first draft, anyway. As you’ll see when …

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The Invitation by A.M. Castle

Dark Days I’ve been meaning to run a series of posts leading up to the publication of my new psychological thriller, The Invitation, on 26th March. But events in London this week, with the shocking disappearance of Sarah Everard, have thrown a pall over all that and have even made me question the genre I’m …

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Lizzie Chantree

Meet the author with Lizzie Chantree I’m thrilled to have friend and fellow author Lizzie Chantree here today, introducing her latest book, The Little Ice Cream Shop by the Sea. Lizzie is an entrepreneur herself and her novels always feature feisty businesswomen making their way in the world – and finding love along the way. …

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Toto & Coco by Alan Frame

Toto & Coco

If you’re looking for a gripping Lockdown 2.0 read, then thank heavens Toto & Coco has just come out. This extraordinary true story has it all. Spies, sex, the great, the good, the very, very bad – and Coco Chanel on top. It’s also written by the wonderful Alan Frame, my former boss on The …

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