Dreaming up The Surprise Party

The Surprise Party is set in Loutró, a real village, on the rugged southern coast of Crete,[…]

Walking the dog

While I was writing my new novel, The Perfect Date, I gave it the working title The[…]

A love letter to Brighton

Here I am for the Royal Literary Fund, talking about setting and the sea, and particularly Brighton[…]

The Daughters by Julia Crouch

One Year, Two Books

How long does it take to write a novel? My first book Cuckoo took me my entire[…]

The New Mother

How to turn your obsession into justifiable research… Over the past year I have been looking at[…]

Life Intervenes…

I used to keep this blog pretty regularly, but have not updated it for a long time.[…]

Teaching News, and Ten Mistakes all Crime Writers should Avoid

On  Friday 19 May, I will be guest novelist tutor on the Professional Writing Academy Secrets of Writing[…]

Her Husband’s Lover – only 99p

Her Husband’s Lover is now only 99p in the Kindle Spring Sale. It’s been getting fantastic reviews by[…]

A Sense of Place

When I’m thinking of a new story, I usually start with a ‘what if’ question – what[…]

Her Husband’s Lover – Out Now!

Her Husband’s Lover is out NOW in Trade Paperback and Kindle. It’s been getting fantastic reviews by bloggers, other writers,[…]

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