I am a writer living in the west of England; I have written fourrteen novels, my latest being 'Winterdyke' This is the latest of the seven Radwinter genealogical mysteries series, all available on Amazon - the eighth in the series due to appear in early summer. I have written seven other novels, a guide to writing, three stories for reluctant readers and two anthologies with other writers. All are available as eBooks and paperbacks. I hope my blog will engage you with my other interests, music, family history travel, and food... Most of all I hope you engage with my writing and my thoughts on the process... at least, on my process!! You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

A house with a heart…

Originally posted on Lois Elsden:
I ended up at Manchester Polytechnic purely by accident; back in the sixties, if you wanted to study English at University you had to have Latin and for various reasons I did not have O-level Latin… but that’s another story. There were 13 universities I could apply for… none of them were interested in me and like a lot…


Reading aloud

It’s the last lap now, doing the last that I can to make ‘The Stalking of Rosa Czekov’ as good as I can.. It’s so difficult to be objective about something I am so familiar with, I must have read it tens of times, I have watched it in my head, lived with it… but to gain objectivity, to spot the grammatical errors that spellcheck doesn’t throw up, to notice the […]