At home this Halloween? Why not snuggle up to a new short story, written and performed by Sophie. Check out "Busby's Chair" - the ghost with a difference...

Halloween 2020


The autumn colours are tremendous this year. I look outside the window of my study through the sweeps of rain, and the hills are ablaze with reds and yellows. Autumn has always been my favourite time of year.

It feels quite surreal to now have two books out there in the big wide world.

Telling Lies


I was recently invited to do a workshop on psychological thrillers. Which got me thinking about some of the main elements of the genre: close personal relationships, the betrayal of trust, emotional intensity, lies, unreliable narrators, deceptive memories, the "twist"... I could do a long list. But the one that jumped out the most was "lies".

Editing Magpie


I am delighted to announce the title of my next book: Magpie.

Book Wealth


After doing up a room in our house, I now have a library! Well, the kids call it a media room, to me it's the library. It's got the essentials, a quiet off-corridor location, a big, squishy sofa and reams of shelves. This triggered the reorganisation of our books. Turns out we have about 1,200! Hubby said 'have a sort...