Finally, and to coincide with the launch of my new book, The House on Hummingbird Island, a new website. I hope you find what you are looking for on it.

Best wishes,


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‘We’re going to a fine place,’ Idie told Homer to console him, ‘with gullies and monkeys and hummingbirds.’ Idie Grace is twelve when she inherits a grand old house on a Caribbean island, and is sent away from grey old England to a place where hummingbirds hover and monkeys clamber from tree to tree. As a lady of property Idie can do as she pleases, so she fills the house with exotic animals, keeps her beloved horse in the hallway, and carries a grumpy, talking cockatoo calle …

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Just started researching for my new book. Historical adventure set on the Home Front in WW2. Once again, it’s all about a young girl and a house. It’s possible a ferret also plays a role. Not telling you any more than that ….

New Sparta have acquired the film rights to Soldier Dog but, since movies take a long time to get made, do, in the meantime, click here to have a look at some remarkable original WW1 footage of the Messenger Dogs on the Western Front 1918

At the Chelsea Gardener, SW3 on June 7th.

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