Clare Flynn’s Blog

AUTHOR INTERVIEW – ALISON MORTON

My guest today is author Alison Morton. Alison lives in France and is crazy about all things Roman. A lifetime of reading crime novels and her six year career in the military has led her to combine her passions in the creation of a series of novels set in a fictional...

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FREE READS FOR YOUR BOOK CLUB (OR JUST FOR YOU!)

This is an offer you can't afford to miss out on! Following the success of the Free Reads for Smart Women promotion in February, a group of twelve of us have got together to share a free e-book together with Book Club discussion questions. That's a whole year's worth...

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW-ROBERT CROUCH

I'm delighted to welcome my guest today, Robert Crouch, a fellow Eastbournian. Robert has the unusual distinction of drawing on his past experience as an environmental health officer to inform his crime fiction. This opens some fascinating doors and methods for a...

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FREE READS FOR SMART WOMEN!

I'm thrilled to announce that I have got together with eleven brilliant authors to create a blockbuster promotion. Each of us is offering a free book and you can download all or any of them from this page, hosted by author friend Helena Halme, between 24th and 28th...

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW – JEAN GILL

I'm delighted to welcome Jean Gill to the blog today. I met Jean in person at the Historical Novel Society Conference in Oxford last year – as is often the case we had crossed paths online and I recognised her face. Jean is a multi-talented individual, combining two...

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5 REASONS TO WRITE A SERIES BASED ON YOUR OWN LIFE

I'm delighted to welcome my guest today, Helena Halme. Helena is a London-based Finnish author who writes in the English language - an amazing feat which she carries off beautifully. She is the author of six novels and is the winner of the John Nurmi prize for the...

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW – JANE DAVIS

I'm delighted to welcome author, Jane Davis onto the blog today to answer my questions about her writing life. Jane is the author of seven acclaimed novels and is a former winner of The Daily Mail First Novel Award for Half-truths and White Lies which was described by...

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THE BOOKS I READ IN 2016 PART 2

Here's the promised follow up to my post of a few days ago on my reading during 2016. Of the 58 books I read, 36 were on my Kindle with a decent 40% of physical books. I find the Kindle Paperwhite is easier to read in bed as I don't need to have lights on and it's...

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THE BOOKS I READ IN 2016-PART 1

I set myself a target of reading a book a week in 2016 and managed to surpass this with 58. I’ve set myself the tougher goal of 60 books - or 5 a month for 2017 as, without a house move to undertake this year, I should be able to fit in more reading time. Goodreads...

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CHRISTMAS READING FOR FREE!

I'm joining in a promotion with nine other authors to bring a little Christmas cheer. Between today and 18th December you can download a free copy of each of ten books from different genres. Just head over to the Christmas is Coming page and click on the all of the...

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A VISIT TO STANDEN

I spent a very interesting morning exploring Standen and its grounds this week. The house, just outside East Grinstead, was built for the Beale family between 1891 and 1894 by the renowned Arts and Crafts architect Philip Webb. James Beale was a prosperous London...

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THE BUTTON MAKER’S DAUGHTER

I'm delighted to have Merryn Allingham as my guest on the blog this week. Merryn is the very popular author of the Daisy's War trilogy of books set in India and London in the 1930s and 40s. Her latest books explore two pivotal moments in the history of Britain. The...

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