Welcome to my website. I'm a Scottish novelist of historical and contemporary romance and intrigue, tween books
and a prize-winning writer of short stories, articles and poetry.
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I was delighted to discover my Christmas short story, The Angel's Gift, is published in The People's Friend Annual 2024!
My little Victorian Halloween novella, The Veil Between, is now available! It's the fourth novella in the Maryanne Mystery series and is set in the Scottish Borders
in 1861. You can read the blurb on my blog post.
My poem, The Monstrous Regiment, is published in Last Stanza Poetry Journal! It's available in e-book, paperback and colour-illustrated hardback.
I was honoured to be the adjudicator for the inaugural Leela Soma Award at Bearsden Writers recently which was awarded to Jane Patience. This is the little article the group had published in their local news!
Brilliant news - my little story, Moving On, was winner in the final section of the Mums Life Stories Competition! You can read it on Mums Life Website.
Other Writing News
My 500-word story, Unravelled Life, won 2nd prize in Ottery Writers Flash Fiction Competition as part of their Literary Festival! You can read it on my Blog.
One of my historical short stories, A Healing Touch, was published in the People's Friend Special magazine. Plus, I was Writer of the Week on the PF website!