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Women ❤️ Horror

“It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it. Shudder and cling and cry out – and come back for more.” – Bela Lugosi This month is Women in Horror Month, a celebration of

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MY TOP READS OF 2019…

Last year I read 21 novels, my absolute top picks from these were:    I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist This book was just stunning. From the premise it was hard to imagine how Lindqvist could pull this

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Cure for a Broken Heart?

“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” – John Steinbeck For one week The Cundy is on sale for 99p (99c). It’s a promotion that’s been lined up

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Alexa, Turn on the ******* Light!

“I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.” – Dracula, Bram Stoker It’s April already, which means I’m another year older (ugh), the

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The Cundy Launch Event…

Some pics from the launch event yesterday at Hartlepool Central Hub on York Road…

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Glossary for The Cundy…

The Cundy is based in the northeast of England and so to keep it as real as possible, I stayed true to local dialect and terminology. I think international readers will easily be able to pick up on and identify

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OUT NOW! The Cundy…

The Cundy is a coming of age tale set in the mid-90s in my hometown, Horden, in the northeast of England. I took inspiration from local history, specifically from the time when Scula the Danish Viking warlord ruled the area

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The Cundy: 12 Days to Go…

It’s March! Which means, it’s the month of The Cundy! Yesterday I went on a field trip to where the book is based and took some photos. Buried deep within the dene, this water conduit (known locally as the cundy)

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#WIHMX Day 28 – R. H. Dixon

On the final day of Women in Horror Month I’m choosing myself because, hey, I need some love too! It’s a tough gig being an indie horror author. One of my main strengths as a writer, so I’m told, is

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#WIHMX Day 27 – Richie Tankersley Cusick

Today I’m choosing author Richie Tankersley Cusick. She wrote quite a few of the Point Horror books, which I devoured as a teen, including the very first one that I ever picked up and read – Trick or Treat. For

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