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Monday 24 December 2018

Festive greetings - a new free short story

The Midnight Choir

Festive greetings to one and all, epecially those of you who receive my quarterly newsletter.

The next edition is out now and to say thank you I have written a new short story, "The Midnight Choir".

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Sunday 25 November 2018

the olive garden choir

The Olive Garden ChoirLeah's new book, The Olive Garden Choir, an evocative novel of secrets, love and redemption under the Greek sun is out on 10 January 2019. On the beautiful island of Santaniki, close to Crete, it's not all white sands and sunshine.

When retired bookseller Ariadne Blunt suggests the English residents form a choir, there are groans of resistance.

After a little persuasion, the group gather in Ariadne's olive garden to rehearse, but each member of this choir has their own anxieties and secret.

Read more.....

The Cotton Town Girls

The Cotton Town GirlsA heart-warming story of female friendship in the tumultuous days of the Suffragette movement...Sophia Seddon and Grace Thompson are poles apart - the one a member of the notorious Seddons of Plover Street, the other the vicar's spoilt only child. But their childhood friendship is revived when they find themselves fighting a common cause: women’s rights. And the ties of friendship prove stronger and more enduring than those of background or family, even in the face of danger.


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Monday 7 May 2018

the art of marriage

Mother Julian of NorwichAll shall be well and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well”: The famous saying of medieval mystic, Mother Julian of Norwich seems apt today.  It has been my personal mantra for many years but I would also like to share with you the words of another wise woman who said

“Never confuse a wedding with a marriage. A wedding is easily arranged, ( I’m not so sure about that!) A marriage takes longer.”

It takes time to learn the art of marriage.

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