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Northwest Literary Salon Reading Event

Gothic Tales & Twitter Stories The lovely Naomi Kruger and Yvonne Battle-Felton of the Northwest Literary Salon have invited me to give a reading at their next event, which will  take place at 7pm on the 4th of September in Waterstones… Continue Reading →

Cake Magazine

Many thanks to editor Finn Jackson for asking me to write a feature article for the latest issue of Cake Magazine. When she wrote to me to say that the subject for Cake 7 was the body (human, animal, monster), “how we celebrate it,… Continue Reading →

Monster’s Wife Reading at Lancaster University

I’m really looking forward to visiting Lancaster next week to talk about The Monster’s Wife and catch up with old friends. So if you happen to be in County Main next Wednesday at 4pm feeling at a loose end, it would… Continue Reading →

Bride of Frankenstein Art Collaboration

I’ve recently had another chance to collaborate with artist Vineta Gailite. Vineta’s hand-made dolls, sculptures and shadow puppet theatre work, Imaginary Islands, are beautiful, eery and full of atmosphere. I love the way each of her pieces tells a story or draws… Continue Reading →

Scottish First Book of the Year Award

I was so thrilled when my publisher at Barbican Press, Martin Goodman, called to tell me I’d been shortlisted for the Scottish First Book of the Year (Saltire) Award. I travelled to Hoy and wrote The Monster’s Wife out of my… Continue Reading →

Launch event at The Atlantis Bookshop

Many thanks to everyone who came to the London launch event for The Monster’s Wife last Thursday at the marvellous Atlantis Bookshop in London! It was a lovely evening and I had so much fun seeing old friends and meeting new people too…. Continue Reading →

Reviews of The Monster’s Wife

I’ve read some lovely reviews of The Monster’s Wife so far. It’s really nice to know that reviewers have enjoyed the book. Much of what they’ve said has been really insightful and thought-provoking too. Here are some extracts and links to US and… Continue Reading →

Upcoming Events for The Monster’s Wife

It’s only a short while until my debut novel is available on Amazon and in bookshops and it seems like a good time to mention some of the upcoming events for The Monster’s Wife: Thursday September 18th, 6:30 -8:30 at the… Continue Reading →

National Heritage Weekend Wet Plate Event

To celebrate National Heritage Weekend, John Brewer and I will be taking wet plate portraits for this two-day event on Saturday September 13th and Sunday September 14th organised by Michele Selway in Todmorden Unitarian Church. The church is a fantastic venue, “full of quirky features and… Continue Reading →

Advance Praise from K J Wignall

I’m honoured and touched to have received some fantastic advance praise for The Monster’s Wife from K J Wignall, an author whose work I’ve long admired:   This is a superb debut, an atmospheric and gripping mystery that picks up where the original Frankenstein… Continue Reading →

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