Looking Forward to Exciting Times

The wonderful group Apricot Plots which I am so happy to be a member of has a Valentine Tour event running 6-14 February. Each member of the group will take over the Apricot Plots Facebook and Twitter feed for the day. My day is Friday 8 February when I will be talking about ‘The Food of Love’ #ApricotPlotsValentineTour. There are prizes to win and fun questions to answer …

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On Saturday 9 February a flirty extract from my novel The Girl on the Beach features on Carol Thomas’ blog for her event Romance Writers Are #SharingTheLove.

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I am now gearing up for the paperback and audiobook release on 12 March 2019 of my novel The Truth Lies Buried. I’ve just been sent a picture of the paperback sleeve. Isn’t it wonderful?

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I shall be a guest on quite a few blogs around the time of the paperback and audiobook release of The Truth Lies BuriedAngela Barton (11 March), Carol Thomas (12 March), Lizzie Chantree (14 March), Tora Williams (18 March), Rachel Brimble (19 March) and Love Books Group.

If you have a blog and would be happy for me to feature with The Truth Lies Buried and spread the word about my book, then please get in touch in the comments below.

Exciting Times …

 

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Christmas at Borteen Bay is available now as both an eBook and audio download – Amazon Kindle, Audio, Apple iBooks, Kobo and Choc Lit for other buying options.

The Truth Lies Buried is available from all eBook platforms – Choc LitAmazon KindleKobo, Apple iBooks. This will be available as a paperback and audiobook from 12 March 2019.

The Girl on the Beach published by Choc Lit is available as a paperback and from all eBook platforms – Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Google Play.

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Five Things You Would Never Guess About Author Alison May

Continuing with my blog series sharing five things people would not guess about the authors featured, this week I have Alison May for you.

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Over to Alison

I once played an alien in a radio play. When I was at secondary school/sixth form I thought I wanted to be an actor when I grew up, so I got involved in lots of plays and drama activities. One of those led to a group of us being invited to perform in a drama series for a local radio station to warn kids about the dangers of drugs. Because obviously ‘the kids’ all listen to local radio drama avidly. I played an alien called Zarc who came to Earth to find out about humans and fell in with a bad crowd. At the end of episode 3 I had a bad trip and was unconscious all the way through episode 4. I recovered in episode 5 though by which time I think we’d all learned a valuable lesson. Just say no kids, and all that.

Christmas plates! I’m quite fond of a ‘paint your own pottery’ place. It’s very soothing and painting onto pottery is, strangely, much easier and much more forgiving than painting on canvas or paper. I do paint the same thing every time I go though – it’s always a Christmas plate. What can I say? Christmas plates make me happy.

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I maintain a showbiz age of 29, and have done for many years now. I properly freaked out about turning 30. I did not like the notion of being out of my twenties one little bit, to the point where refused to celebrate and had a ‘Still 29’ party the night before my birthday instead. Weirdly, I was much more comfortable with turning 40, but by then I’d sort of established the claim to be permanently 29, so I’m sticking with it!

As well as being myself, I also write as Juliet Bell. Juliet isn’t just me though. She’s a collaborative penname for myself and Janet Gover. Juliet came into being at a Romantic Novelists’ Association conference where Janet and I both led workshops that referenced Wuthering Heights. We started joking about writing an adaptation of Wuthering Heights together, and several glasses of wine later, Juliet was born. Juliet’s first novel, The Heights, based on Wuthering Heights, came out in January 2018, and the second, The Other Wife, is out now.

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Alison May and Janet Gover = Juliet Bell

I’m a fully qualified teacher, who has never taught in a school. I specialise in working with adults, but in principle, if the writing thing all falls apart, I am qualified to teach English and History in secondary school. I mean I wouldn’t. I know plenty of proper teachers. It sounds incredibly stressful and like really hard work, which I can’t imagine would suit me at all! I do love teaching adults though – I work with lots of developing authors on courses and retreats and through one-to-one mentoring, and that’s an absolute joy.

Thank you Alison. Interesting – I would never have known about the plates 😄 Mx.

About Alison‘s Books:-

 

About All That Was Lost

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In 1967 Patience Bickersleigh is a teenager who discovers a talent for telling people what they want to hear. Fifty years later she is Patrice Leigh, a nationally celebrated medium. But cracks are forming in the carefully constructed barriers that keep her real history at bay.

Leo is the journalist hired to write Patrice’s biography. Struggling to reconcile the demands of his family, his grief for his lost son, and his need to understand his own background, Leo becomes more and more frustrated at Patrice’s refusal to open up.

Because behind closed doors, Patrice is hiding more than one secret. And it seems that now, her past is finally catching up with her.

May thrills in this English familial mystery, adding enticing plot layers as intricate and divisive as the themes she introduces.

To buy click this link mybook.to/AllThatWasLost

I’ve read All that Was Lost and can thoroughly recommend this 5 star read. I loved it and the story stays with you! M.

 

 

About The Other Wife

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Outback Australia, 1981

After a terrible childhood, Jane comes to Thornfield as nanny to the adorable Adele, watched over by the handsome and enigmatic Edward. Plain and inexperienced, Jane would never dream of being more than his hired help. But swept up in the dramatic beauty of the Outback, she finds herself drawn to Edward. And, to her surprise, he seems to return her feelings.

But Jane is not the first woman Edward has pledged to make mistress of Thornfield.

As a child, Betty was taken from her English home and sent for adoption in Australia. At first, no-one wanted her, deeming her hair too curly, and her skin too dark. Until the scheming Mr Mason sees a chance to use Betty to cement a relationship with the rich and powerful Rochester dynasty…

When Jane discovers Betty’s fate, will she still want to be the next Mrs Rochester?

To buy click this link  mybook.to/OtherWife

 

About Alison May

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Alison is a novelist, short story writer, blogger and creative writing tutor who grew up in North Yorkshire, and now lives in Worcester. She has worked as a waitress, a shop assistant, a learning adviser, an advice centre manager, a freelance trainer, and now a maker-upper of stories.

Alison won the RNA’s Elizabeth Goudge trophy in 2012, and her short stories have been published by Harlequin, Choc Lit and Black Pear Press. Alison has also been shortlisted in the Love Stories and RoNA Awards. Alison writes emotional fiction, and her latest book, All That Was Lost, was published by Legend Press in September 2018. She also writes modern retellings of misunderstood classics, in collaboration with Janet Gover, under the penname Juliet Bell (www.julietbell.co.uk or follow Juliet on twitter @JulietBellBooks)

Alison is currently Vice-Chair of the Romantic Novelists’ Association.

You can find out more about Alison on her website: www.alison-may.co.uk, by following her on Twitter or Instagram @MsAlisonMay or on her facebook www.facebook.com/AlisonMayAuthor/

 

Super to have you over on my blog, Alison 😄 Thank you!

 

Thank you for visiting my blog – Morton S. Gray – Author. I hope you enjoyed this post. You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Christmas at Borteen Bay is available now as both an eBook and audio download – Amazon Kindle, Audio, Apple iBooks, Kobo and Choc Lit for other buying options.

The Truth Lies Buried is available from all eBook platforms – Choc LitAmazon KindleKobo, Apple iBooks. This will be available as a paperback and audiobook from 12 March 2019.

The Girl on the Beach published by Choc Lit is available as a paperback and from all eBook platforms – Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Google Play.

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Five Things You Would Never Guess About Author Morton S Gray

As I’ve started to ask other authors to share five things people would not guess about them, I thought it was only fair to do the same. So this week I am sharing my five things…

Soft Toys

I have a weakness for soft toys. I keep telling myself I’m too old to buy them and then I fall for yet another cute face!

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Carnival Glass

When my oldest son was little I went to night school to learn about antiques and discovered carnival glass. It is moulded glass with an iridescent sheen. I’ve been collecting it ever since and was even a member of The Carnival Glass Society for a while. I love the jewelled colours and the way light bounces off the pieces. It’s also generally reasonably priced, so doesn’t break the bank to build up a collection.

Career

I had two very different careers before I got published as a writer. I worked for sixteen years at an electricity company, mainly in training and development, but with spells in administration and conference organisation. At one point I had fifty staff. I left to start my own therapy business and am a trained clinical hypnotherapist, Reiki Master, Tuina acupressure masseur and energy field healer. This change of direction was instigated by a past life regression!

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Family History

My favourite thing is to trace family trees. I view them as a puzzle and am like a dog with a bone trying to solve mysteries. I once taught family history to adult education classes. My latest interest is in the possibilities for research which have been opened up by the increase in popularity of DNA testing. I am fascinated by genetics.

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Learning

I love nothing better than learning new things, some of which eventually end up in my books. For example, in February 2019 I’m booked on a French Polishing course – no not nails – finishing and restoring wooden furniture. I can’t wait!

Examples of recent courses include silver clay jewellery, glass bead making, lino printing and mandala painting.

 

Thank you for visiting my blog – Morton S. Gray – Author. I hope you enjoyed this post. You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Christmas at Borteen Bay is available now as both an eBook and audio download – Amazon Kindle, Audio, Apple iBooks, Kobo and Choc Lit for other buying options.

The Truth Lies Buried is available from all eBook platforms – Choc LitAmazon KindleKobo, Apple iBooks. This will be available as a paperback and audiobook from 12 March 2019.

The Girl on the Beach published by Choc Lit is available as a paperback and from all eBook platforms – Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Google Play.

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Five Things You Would Never Guess About Author Caroline James

This week I’m pleased to welcome fellow Apricot Plots author, Caroline James to share five things that you would never guess about her. My curiosity is aroused already, I don’t know about you? Over to Caroline

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Five things I love that readers may not guess…

At the start of a new year I sit down and ask myself if the previous year lived up to expectations. Like resolutions, expectations are personal and for me involve making sure that I fit in things that I like to do. Here are five things I love, that I did in 2018, and hope to continue in 2019.

Trekking. I enjoy getting out in the hills and dales and even trekking up the odd mountain or two. I’ve trekked in places such as Peru and China and adore the Scottish Highlands, including the daunting Ben Nevis. Last year began with plenty of walking and outdoor exercise but I broke my foot which has curtailed the more adventurous walks. I hope to be back on the fells soon.

(Wow! I’ve always fancied going to Peru! M)

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Outdoor swimming. I’ve long had the urge to swim in open water and last year began with a New Year’s Day swim in the Irish Sea which was bracing but exhilarating. Grab your swim suit and join me in a tarn or lake in 2019.

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Northern Soul Music.  As a young girl growing up in Northern England where Northern Soul was a cult, I collected singles and went to all-nighters to dance the night away to the heavy beat and fast tempo. I had a vast collection of singles, some by small regional American labels such as Ric-Tic that have a strong commercial value today. Sadly, my record collection was stolen. Now, I have only to hear the pulsating beat of the opening bars of any of my favourite artists and I’m immediately on my feet bopping around the kitchen to memories of the days when spins, flips and backdrops were the dance style that grew out of the underground rhythm and soul scene of that period.

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Banana Toasted Sandwiches. My working life has been spent in the hospitality industry and food is a big part of my life. I’ve worked with many celebrity chefs and on occasion, spent time in commercial kitchens whipping up recipes. I’ve been lucky enough to dine out in some amazing restaurants too. But often, when snuggling down at home, my meal of choice would be a simple mashed banana sandwich – toasted with butter until golden brown.

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Mindful Meditation. In 2018, I went to a class to learn a little about Mindful Meditation. Within minutes of practicing, I felt calm and relaxed. Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present and aware of where we are and what we are doing and not over reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. I have continued to practice this and will endeavour to learn more in 2019.

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Huge thanks to lovely Morton for hosting me on her blog

Wishing everyone a fabulous year ahead.

Caroline xx

Caroline‘s latest novel published by Ruby Fiction is The Best Boomerville Hotel.

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Let the shenanigans begin at the Best Boomerville Hotel …

Jo Docherty and Hattie Contaldo have a vision – a holiday retreat in the heart of the Lake District exclusively for guests of ‘a certain age’ wishing to stimulate both mind and body with new creative experiences. One hotel refurbishment later and the Best Boomerville Hotel is open for business!

Perhaps not surprisingly Boomerville attracts more than its fair share of eccentric clientele: there’s fun-loving Sir Henry Mulberry and his brother Hugo; Lucinda Brown, an impoverished artist with more ego than talent; Andy Mack, a charming Porsche-driving James Bond lookalike, as well as Kate Simmons, a woman who made her fortune from an internet dating agency but still hasn’t found ‘the One’ herself.

With such an array of colourful individuals there’s bound to be laughs aplenty, but could there be tears and heartbreak too and will the residents get more than they bargained for at Boomerville?

What people are saying about The Best Boomerville Hotel:

This is a brilliant 5 star story. The writing is modern and fresh. I found the Boomerville Hotel a fantastic and memorable setting with many likeable characters. Each guest had their own story which had an ending in the book, always a big plus. Susan D, reader.

I need to go to a place like this! Quirky characters, right up my street, I really enjoyed the
story.
Cal Sleath, Birmingham.

‘I really wish I could check into Boomerville and participate in the courses. I loved this book, it is a great read. Thanks to the author for bringing the crazy characters to life – I can’t wait for the next book. Ronnie Montgomory, London

The Best Boomerville Hotel Buying Links:

Amazon http://mybook.to/BVC

Kobo:  https://goo.gl/VRh2XT

 Ibooks/Google: https://goo.gl/2aq7sz

Itunes:  https://apple.co/2lZrl6F

Caroline James has owned and run businesses encompassing all aspects of the hospitality industry, a subject that features in her novels. She is based in the UK but has a great fondness for travel and escapes whenever she can. A public speaker, which includes talks and lectures on cruise ships world-wide, Caroline is also a consultant and food writer. She is a member of the Romantic Novelist’s Association and the Society of Women’s Writer’s & Journalists, she writes articles, short stories and contributes to many publications. Caroline also runs writing workshops.

In her spare time, Caroline can be found trekking up a mountain or relaxing with her head in a book and hand in a box of chocolates.

To contact Caroline you can use the following links:

www.carolinejamesauthor.co.uk

Twitter:@CarolineJames12

Facebook:Caroline James Author

Amazon Author Page

 

Thank you so much for an intriguing post, Caroline.

 

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Christmas at Borteen Bay is available now as both an eBook and audio download – Amazon Kindle, Audio, Apple iBooks, Kobo and Choc Lit for other buying options.

The Truth Lies Buried is available from all eBook platforms – Choc LitAmazon KindleKobo, Apple iBooks

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Where Did Christmas Go?

Am I the only one emerging from the Christmas season and New Year blinking, not sure what day it is, to suddenly find it’s the second week of January already? How did that happen?

I hope my readers had a lovely Christmas and best wishes for a wonderful 2019!

When I look back at 2018 it was quite a year for me with the paperback publication of The Girl on the Beach and two new ebooks published by Choc Lit The Truth Lies Buried and Christmas at Borteen Bay! My Christmas book was also my first audio download – another writing milestone.

I’ve had some super guests on my blog in 2018. If you get chance have a scroll back and read a few of the great features.

2019 is the year of my youngest son’s GCSE exams. He has mock exams this week and next, so Christmas was a time of work for him or else feeling guilty because he wasn’t studying. My mom is also in need of much more support at the moment. Despite this I’m hoping to complete at least another two books in 2019, even though it feels like I’m wading through treacle at the moment with the other demands on my time and a few health niggles of my own. Keeping the faith and determined to add to the covers above by this time next year.

I hope you have your own positive goals for the new year.

Watch out next week for a blog featuring Caroline James author of The Best Boomerville Hotel published by Ruby Fiction.

 

Thank you for visiting my blog – Morton S. Gray – Author. I hope you enjoyed this post. You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Christmas at Borteen Bay is available now as both an eBook and audio download – Amazon Kindle, Audio, Apple iBooks, Kobo and Choc Lit for other buying options.

The Truth Lies Buried is available from all eBook platforms – Choc LitAmazon KindleKobo, Apple iBooks

The Girl on the Beach published by Choc Lit is available as a paperback and from all eBook platforms – Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Google Play.

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Introducing Magnolia House by Angela Barton

I have a short extract of Magnolia House by Angela Barton to share with you this week. The book is published by Choc Lit on 29 January 2019 and is available for pre-order right now.

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What a lovely cover!

Here’s a description of Magnolia House

When you open up your home and your heart …

Rowan Forrester has it all – the happy marriage, the adorable dog, the good friends, the promising business and even the dream home after she and her husband Tom win a stunning but slightly dilapidated Georgian townhouse in London at auction.

But in the blink of an eye, Rowan’s picture-perfect life comes crashing down around her and she is faced with the prospect of having to start again.

To make ends meet she begins a search for housemates, and in doing so opens the door to new friends and new beginnings. But could she be opening the door to new heartbreak too?

This extract is from the opening page of Magnolia House:-

“April’s unexpected heat-haze danced as it levitated above broiled pavements. Shiny black slugs of melted tarmac dribbled into gutters, smelling as sickly-sweet as pineapple chunks. The news channels were proclaiming that it was going to be the hottest spring on record for the past seventeen years and the damp skin on Rowan’s back lay testimony to that fact.
Rowan and her husband, Tom, were in Clapham, standing across the road from Magnolia House and looking up at it in disbelief. It was a neglected and weather-worn building and its flaking central front door didn’t bode well for the rest of the house. The sash windows looked rotten where paint had peeled and rain had drenched the exposed wood. The low parapet that was built around the edge of the roof was crumbling in parts and missing in others. Its only redeeming feature was a mature magnolia tree standing in the diminutive front garden.
Rowan unfolded the page from the newspaper that Tom had shown her at breakfast the previous morning and, after great excitement, they’d decided to drive to London for a viewing.
‘It says here,’ Rowan read, ‘elegant semi-detached Georgian town house with basement accommodation. In need of some modernisation to bring it back to its former glory. Full of original features. Pretty courtyard to the rear of the property. Dated decor requiring attention throughout.’
‘Dated! I think they mean delapi-dated,’ said Tom, rubbing the stubble on his chin. It was a nervous habit he’d developed since recently establishing his own photographic business, The Wider Picture.
Nearby church bells chimed half past the hour as the estate agent fidgeted impatiently next to the front steps.
‘Do you still want to take a look?’ asked Rowan.
Tom pulled a face and shrugged. ‘We’re here, I suppose.’”

Well I’m off to pre-order…

Angela told me more about the inspiration for the book…

 

I was born in Clapham, London, so I suppose it was natural that I felt drawn to setting my story there. My family moved to Nottingham when I was four but I have happy memories of pushing Looby-Lou, my rag doll, in a toy pram on Clapham Common, so this large expanse of greenery in the middle of London plays an important role in my story. I’ve always been fascinated by obsessive compulsions and how some people’s minds can make them do strange actions by the flawed misconception that its presence is bringing order to their chaotic lives – albeit harmful or anti-social. How do people overcome a compulsion that plays such a negative role in their lives?

I’ve also examined friendship and the faith we have in our relationships. Rightly or wrongly, throughout our lives we feel hurt or let down by people we’re close to. Magnolia House is about rebuilding a life & learning to trust again. It’s about decisions – who makes the rules on when to fall in love following bereavement? Who can we trust to tell our deepest secrets to? It’s about self discovery and how we never really know the psyche of others, no matter how close we think we are to them.

One of my characters stepped into my story without being invited, but I love him like a dear friend despite him causing me to blush occasionally. Mason (Ace) is the brother of my hero. He’s a gay man with a fabulous character and wicked sense of humour. Occasionally in my book he comes out (no pun intended) with smutty innuendos that I thought I couldn’t possibly write in my story, but as Ace told me when I questioned him, it’s his character and I had no right to censor him. I hope you love him as much as I do, and fall in love with my hero, James, as much as I did.

About the Author Angela Barton

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Angela Barton was born in London and grew up in Nottingham. She is married with three grown up children and two spoilt spaniels she calls her ‘hairy daughters.’ Passionate about writing both contemporary and historical fiction, Angela has won and also been shortlisted for several writing competitions. She reads avidly, makes book-related jewellery and loves a nice cup of tea. Having recently planted a field of lavender with her husband in south-west France, she is looking forward to spending more time writing in Charente and watching their lavender grow.

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Angela is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and Nottingham Writers’ Studio.

Angela writes for both Choc Lit and Ruby Fiction.

 

 

The link to pre-order Magnolia House is smarturl.it/fttfc2

Angela Barton‘s personal links are:

Website angelabarton.net

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/angela.barton3

Twitter https://twitter.com/angebarton

Pinterest https://www.pinterest.co.uk/abarton3862/

 

Thank you for sharing your extract, Angela, I am most jealous of your writing room. Good luck with the book.

 

Thank you for visiting my blog – Morton S. Gray – Author. I hope you enjoyed this post. You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Christmas at Borteen Bay is available now as both an eBook and audio download – Amazon Kindle, Audio, Apple iBooks, Kobo and Choc Lit for other buying options.

The Truth Lies Buried is available from all eBook platforms – Choc LitAmazon KindleKobo, Apple iBooks

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Five Things You Would Never Guess About Author Jane Cable

I’m pleased to welcome fellow Apricot Plots author, Jane Cable to my blog today to share five things that you would never guess about her. I’m loving this feature as I’m finding out more depth about other authors. Over to Jane

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Jane Cable says …

Some of my great passions are easy to guess from my books; my fascination with people, my love of history and of the beauty of the British countryside. Readers may also work out that my girlfriends are hugely important to me – as is the wise council of the older generation. But when Morton asked me to write about what readers mightn’t guess I was left scratching my head so please excuse this rather eclectic mix!

1. Love at first sight

I believe fervently in love at first sight. A month before my twentieth birthday, it happened to me.

I was on a little road trip around Devon and Cornwall with my shag buddy (no, Generation Y, you didn’t invent them) when he suggested we drop by to see a friend of his. Miles of farm track later we pitched up in a muddy yard, somewhere between Dartmoor and Exmoor, and a bloke with a shock of dark hair and the most intense eyes you’ve ever seen bounced out of the house to meet us.

Reader, I married him. And divorced him three years later. Which is probably why love at first sight doesn’t feature in my books.

2. Consciousness beyond matter

My readers might guess at this one because my novels always have a slightly ghostly or time-slippy edge. But the actual phrase is borrowed from the aims of The College of Psychic Studies which was set up by Conan Doyle and others to explore just that.

The College was a client in my business life and as a result l had access to their extensive library for research. There I discovered that this is a subject people study very seriously and I learnt to accept there are many things we don’t know – maybe can’t know – and to assume our knowledge is complete seems to me to be rather arrogant.

3. Foreign travel

So far my books are all set in the UK, with no exotic landscapes. They are led by place – which my readers do expect – but all the places are in England.

And I love to travel. When I was working at full pelt I didn’t have enough time, but now my OH and I have kicked back a little we’re making up for it. Vietnam, Cambodia, the USA. And that’s just in the first year.

But I would struggle to put these places in my books because, as a tourist, you only ever skate the surface. To write about a location, to properly take my readers there, I need to be able to live and breathe it.

4. Music radio

This has been a love for most of my life. The first thing I remember wanting to be was a DJ and I spent my later teenage years volunteering at one local radio station and my first job after graduating was at another. I worked in the newsroom, at the sports’ desk, as a producer, presenting rock music specials and scheduling adverts. I felt I was in my element.

I would still rather listen to the radio than watch TV, although now it’s more likely to be a cricket commentary demanding my attention. Although I did cry buckets when Terry Wogan died. And I’m hoping Ken Bruce is immortal.

5. Wales

I am Welsh through and through and it’s one of the most important aspects of my identity, but as yet the country hasn’t featured in my novels.

I don’t know why, because there are many beautiful places I could write about, many fascinating historical themes. Perhaps it’s the intensity that scares me, or maybe it’s all just a little too close for comfort.

But one day, one day, it just might happen.

 

Wow, those were interesting, thank you. And now more about Jane’s books …

Jane Cable writes romance with a twist of mystery and has just signed a deal with Sapere Books for two contemporary novels slipping back to World War Two.

Her existing books were published independently. The Cheesemaker’s House reached the final of the Alan Titchmarsh Show’s People’s Novelist competition and tells the story of a divorcee who moves to Yorkshire and meets her neighbours from the present and the past. Jane’s second novel, The Faerie Tree is about a couple who meet again twenty years after their brief affair and discover their memories of it are completely different.

Both books are available in all ebook formats with paperbacks on Amazon or by ordering from all good bookstores.

Find out more on Jane’s website (www.janecable.com), her Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/romanticsuspensenovels/) or follow @JaneCable on Twitter.

As part of the Apricot Plots Kick Start Christmas giveaways look out for posts on Tuesday 11 December by Jane Cable as you can win a copy of The Faerie Tree. Also, there is a copy of The Cheesemaker’s House in the bundle of books whose winner will be announced on Friday 14 December – you can nominate someone to win this prize up until 14 December at 8pm GMT. Find out more by liking our Apricot Plots‘s page on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Thank you for visiting my blog – Morton S. Gray – Author. I hope you enjoyed this post. You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Christmas at Borteen Bay is available now as both an eBook and audio download – Amazon Kindle, Audio, Apple iBooks, Kobo and Choc Lit for other buying options.

The Truth Lies Buried is available from all eBook platforms – Choc LitAmazon KindleKobo, Apple iBooks

The Girl on the Beach published by Choc Lit is available as a paperback and from all eBook platforms – Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Google Play.

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