Charlotte Collins has a fresh mystery to solve in The Hunsford Curse. Misfortunes strike Rosings, and one of Lady Catherine's guests seems intent on exploiting the estate's troubles. Which turns out to be bad news for Anne de Bourgh. Someone … [Read more...] about New book: The Hunsford Curse
Punishing Mr Collins?
Turning thoughts into words can be a frustrating experience, but writing's not all torment, torn hair, and mountains of comfort food. For me, a particular joy comes from creating scenes involving the intellectual giant, expert dancer, and balm to … [Read more...] about Punishing Mr Collins?
Charlotte Collins returns soon!
My recent writing sessions had me wandering through Rosings Park once more (after cleaning my shoes thoroughly). Charlotte Collins finds herself embroiled in the woes of the Hunsford villagers again in a new mystery. Or perhaps our heroine sees … [Read more...] about Charlotte Collins returns soon!
Polluting the shades of Rosings
Life often throws out fun coincidences. Only last year, I realised I was born on the 150th anniversary of the publication of Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. Another bit of Austen serendipity struck recently while researching for my next Charlotte … [Read more...] about Polluting the shades of Rosings
A Map of Hunsford
Thought you might enjoy the rough map of Hunsford I used when writing The Darcy Ring and The Lovesick Maid. (Not to scale!) You can see the parsonage bottom right, cunningly placed to allow our upstanding rector, Mr Collins, to monitor the Rosings … [Read more...] about A Map of Hunsford
Introducing “The Darcy Ring”
Charlotte's back! The Darcys have arrived at Rosings and all is well. Or not well, as it turns out. Time for Charlotte to leave the parsonage and deal with the trials and tribulations of Hunsford once more. In The Darcy Ring (available now at … [Read more...] about Introducing “The Darcy Ring”