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Sunday, 18 December 2016

Final day of the SAVING SOPHIE paperback blog tour!

The tour is coming to an end today - it's gone so fast!












The wonderful Katherine, Bibliomaniac, is up first, you can check out her post HERE - her review is A-MAZING :) A huge thanks for taking part.

And then to close - we have the uber-talented and lovely Kaisha Holloway who put this whole tour together. I think you'll all agree she's done a stellar job - thanks so much, Kaisha!


Kaisha's blog, The Writing Garnet, has a guest post where I list some of my advice to aspiring writers, AND an extract from SAVING SOPHIE - pop along to see it HERE

I hope you've enjoyed the tour - I owe a massive thank you to all the bloggers who have taken part over the seven days - they've all worked so hard and been amazing. Such a lot of time and effort goes into reading, reviewing and blogging and I am so very grateful for all of your support.

You can get Saving Sophie as ebook, paperback and audiobook HERE

I love hearing from readers, so please drop me a line!

Tomorrow I'll be posting some of my favourite pictures of the launch of Saving Sophie :)


Wow - it's Day 6 of the Saving Sophie blog tour!

I'm thrilled to have another two fabulous bloggers on the tour stop today!

Firstly, Victoria Goldman has a review over on her blog HERE



And then Rae Broughton has a post from me about my top five book-to-film adaptations! Please take a look HERE.




A huge thank you to both for taking part!

I can't believe tomorrow is the final day of the tour! Please do drop by to check it out :)



Saturday, 17 December 2016

Day 5 of Saving Sophie's paperback blog tour!

The SAVING SOPHIE tour is in full-swing!




I've been overwhelmed by the support the tour has received so far - thank you so much to everyone who has contributed, and for all the lovely people who have shared the posts - I'm hugely grateful!

Today's stops are:

Mairead's blog Swirl and Thread - she has a great review of Saving Sophie which can be found HERE! Thanks for taking part, Mairead :)

And, Emma's blog - Emma The Little Book Worm has a guest post from me about my top 5 non-crime reads and she had a fab review too! You can find them HERE Thank you, Emma!

You can purchase the ebook, paperback or audiobook HERE

Don't forget there's the chance to win a signed copy of Saving Sophie - pop along to my author facebook page to see how to enter!





Friday, 16 December 2016

Day 4 of the SAVING SOPHIE blog tour and a signed paperback!



Day 4 is brought to you by Susan Hampson at Books From Dusk Till Dawn My grateful thanks go to her for hosting and for her fabulous review of SAVING SOPHIE! Please go check it out!

And a little later than I planned, but...


I'm giving away a SIGNED PAPERBACK and a goody bag to one UK winner.

Here's what's on offer:





I'm going to put this giveaway on my author Facebook page, which is HERE with details of how you can enter - so please pop along for a chance to WIN this fab bundle!

Good luck!


Thursday, 15 December 2016

Paperback PUBLICATION DAY and Day 3 of the Blog Tour!

Wow - what an amazing feeling it is to see SAVING SOPHIE in its physical form on the actual shelves!























A massive thank you to my agent, Anne Williams and Kate Hordern at KHLA, and all the fabulous people at Avon, HarperCollins for making this possible - and all my family, friends and supporters for being along on this journey with me.

Please feel free to tag me in any shelfies if you spot Saving Sophie out in the wild!

As a thank you, tomorrow I will be doing a giveaway, so watch this space... 

But for today - we're on Day 3 of the Blog Tour!
Huge thanks to today's fabulous bloggers for hosting.

I'm talking to Linda about the allure of psychology in my life and the part it plays in my writing on her blog HERE
And she has also written a review!

And over on Emma's blog - HERE - there's an extract from SAVING SOPHIE and Emma's review!

Thanks for being amazing hosts :)

If you'd like to get a copy you can order the ebook, paperback or audiobook from Amazon - HERE

Or you might see it out and about in the wild!


Wednesday, 14 December 2016

SAVING SOPHIE blog tour DAY TWO!

                                 To DAY 2!

For day two's delights we have the Nerdish Mum (love that name!) and on her blog is a guest post from moi about what comes first for me - characters or plot. Please head over and check it out HERE
Plus - there's a fabulous review of Saving Sophie!

And as it's Day 2 - there are two blog posts! (Although there will be every day...!)

The wonderful Lauren is hosting Saving Sophie as well today - and it's her first blog tour - so I feel extra special that I'm her first. You can drop by her blog, Lauren's Book Addiction right HERE She has a great review there!

Oh, and in case you missed it - SAVING SOPHIE is out in paperback TOMORROW!!! 

There will be a giveaway for a signed paperback copy tomorrow :)

Or, you can grab a copy HERE!

I do hope you'll join me tomorrow for another Blog Tour Stop - and publication day celebrations!

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

The Saving Sophie paperback blog tour DAY ONE!
















Let the tour commence!

First off today is the lovely Jo Robertson

Over on Jo's blog - HERE - she has an extract from SAVING SOPHIE and her review! And rather fabulous it is too :)

Thanks so much Jo for being the first on the tour.

You can follow every day for more extracts, guest posts and reviews!





Thanks for dropping by.

You can grab an ebook of SAVING SOPHIE right now, or paperback and audio from the 15th - just click HERE for options!

Thursday, 8 December 2016

One week until publication - WIN a bookmark!

Well, the final 7 day countdown until paperback publication of SAVING SOPHIE has begun!




2016 has been a very busy year - and it's going to end on a brilliant high note. The dream of having a physical book in actual shops is one that I didn't really think possible. But - in a week, that dream will be reality. 

Thank you to all of the people who have supported me along the way - a writer's journey is a unique one - and can be a challenging one! Having people alongside me during each stage of the process is what's kept me sane. Although how sane is open to interpretation. 

My youngest son designed some SAVING SOPHIE bookmarks - I am so proud of his patience (he most certainly didn't inherit that from me) I think he did a stellar job and I've had some lovely comments about them. 



I've also been asked by some people how they can get one.

So, for UK only for the moment (sorry!) - to get your hands on one of these beauties, all you have to do is Tweet/Facebook the Amazon link to the paperback and comment on THIS POST to say you've done it - simples!

Ten winners will be chosen at random and I will announce them here on Tuesday!

Here is the link you need: www.amazon.co.uk/Saving-Sophie-gripping-psychological-brilliant/dp/0008191816

Update: I spread this comp to Facebook too -  the winners of a SAVING SOPHIE BOOKMARK will now be contacted!

Thanks for those who shared the link! :)

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

ONE WEEK until the SAVING SOPHIE blog tour!











So, in one week the SAVING SOPHIE  blog tour begins - and today I'm delighted to reveal the wonderful line-up!

It's going to be a killer tour! 

Kicking off the tour on Tuesday 13th December is: 

       - Jo Robertson (My Chestnut Reading Tree) Review & extract.

14th - Helen Giles (Life of a Nerdish Mum) Review & Guest post
           Lauren Anderson (Lauren's Book Addiction) - Review

15th - Linda Hill (Linda's Book Bag) - Guest Post
          Emma Welton (D
amppebbles) - Review & extract

16th - Susan Hampson (Books From Dusk Till Dawn) - Review

17th - Emma Mitchell (Emma the Little Book Worm) - Review &             guest post

          Mairead (Swirl and Thread) - Review

18th - Rachel Broughton (Rae Reads) - Guest post
           Victoria Goldman (Off-the-Shelf Books) - Review


19th - Rounding off the tour: Katherine Sunderland (Bibliomaniac
          and blog tour host, Kaisha Holloway (The Writing Garnet)!

A MASSIVE thank you to all the lovely reviewers/bloggers involved - and of course, to Kaisha for being marvellous and organising it all! 

Thursday, 1 December 2016

More exciting news for SAVING SOPHIE!

I'm dead excited to share that SAVING SOPHIE will also be available as an audio book! 




















I have listened to the audio clip on Soundcloud and it was a proud, yet strange moment hearing someone read the words I produced in my head! The narrator, Antonia Beamish, has a wonderful quality to her voice - I couldn't be happier with how she has transferred the written word to the spoken word! I'm really grateful to all those involved in making the audio version. 

It's TWO WEEKS today until the audio and the paperback are released - I'm now in the excited-but-scared phase (again!) 

Is there any other stage?!











SAVING SOPHIE is available now in ebook and you can pre-order the audio book and paperback HERE