Make a date with me! Tomorrow (Wednesday 6th Sept) at 12.00 UK time I shall be picking up the gauntlet my publishers, Crooked Cat Books, threw down. They challenged their authors to do a Facebook live chat about their work and answer any questions readers / viewers might send in. So join me on FB https://www.facebook.com/ailsa.author I’ll … More HIGH NOON
I’ve spoken on this blog before about how many friends I have in the medical centre, hospitals and our local pharmacy. Here is a funny that came up today. Given a few centimes change in the chemist’s the other day I asked if they didn’t have a charity box. We got talking and agreed it … More What are friends for?
Today, author Ailsa Abraham has been so kind as to invite myself and my lead character (the Victorian detective Barnabas, of none other than “Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab”) to have a lovely chat with her in her back garden. She graciously even provided our transportation from the United States all … More Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab
Coming in on the magic carpet today is my new Crooked Cat Colleague and pal Eli Carros who has a new release on 21st June Hop on down and don’t mind Lily barking, she’s only saying hello. Feel free to ignore or fuss her as you feel comfy. Pets Lily behind the ears and hops … More The Watcher Watched – Eli Carros
Back in the Old Country I’m delighted to do this interview today because my good friend and fellow-Crooked Cat author Jennifer Wilson has invited me to meet her in Edinburgh, which is where my mother’s family come from. I put Lily-dog’s warm coat on and bundled myself in a load of hand-knits and we took … More Kindred Spirits: Royal Mile
Crossing the English Channel on the magic carpet was one of the best journeys of my life, everyone should travel this way! I usually suffer from motion sickness in most modes of transport, but not this time. It was like being in a dream, and I found myself flying over France in no time at … More Anita Dawes – Scarlet Ribbons
I’m writing this by way of re-assurance as some of my on-line friends are worrying about me. Please don’t – I never do. What happened? Well I had a cardiac “incident” which was a bit sudden and scary. I ended up in hospital in Besançon for five and my heart stopped seven times but they … More News from home
Source: Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Book Reading and Interview with Ailsa Abraham
Here are the team who helped me make my Attention to Death launch such a success. They all published articles on their blogs to publicise my latest book. They are fabulous friends and MY family. Nobody paid them, they volunteered. Of course, I can’t do anything without Nanny Ab! So let’s have a standing ovation … More The Team!
Enormous thanks to my co-hosts Jane Bwye, Nancy Jardine, Sue Bernard and Katy Johnson for holding the fort when my Attention to Death launch party crashed due to a farmer knocking down a telegraph pole. Such is the fun of life in the wilds of near-Alpine France. So to make up for it, we are … More Criminal Cock-up!