An Awfully Big Adventure

This was my first time at the Malice Domestic Fun Fan Crime Convention, held at…

Chilly Finger’d Spring Booksignings

Hard to believe it’s almost Easter. I battled through snow and ice to my signings…

Writers’ Rituals

Murder on a Summer’s Day (Kate Shackleton #5) is with my editor. Because I’m not…

2013, Bring it on … (Oops! It’s here)

The Kate Shackleton mysteries start 2013 with a hat trick. January sees the US paperback…

The Italian Job

For me, the supreme movie car chase takes place in the 1969 film THE ITALIAN…

THE NEXT BIG THING

Julia Stagg, author of L’AUBERGE and THE PARISIAN’S RETURN, has invited me to take part…

The Pendle Witches

This year marks the four hundredth anniversary of the trial, at Lancaster Assizes, and the…

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

One of my favourite Dales walks is from Hubberholme to Yockenthwaite. We did this walk…

Where I work

I work at the top of the house in the converted loft, so have plenty…

The Gentle Art of Photography

Kate Shackleton is an enthusiastic amateur photographer. Here’s a book she bought recently.