Archive for November, 2008

The novel Sealed Secrets

Saturday, November 29th, 2008 Posted in News | 5 Comments »

The novel is finished, checked over and now awaiting a final read by my daughter before it goes off to the publisher, thankfully ahead of schedule. This is something I always try and do - it makes for a comfort ...

Comics

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

I have just read in today's newspaper that comics are making a come-back. Great! Especially in these days of Television and other attractions (should that be distractions) that take children away from reading. Comics have an important part in that ...

Calamity in the Kitchen

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Calamity in the Kitchen

It really occured about a fortnight ago when my food processor (well it was more than a processor because it does a certain amount of cooking as well - very useful) started tripping one of the main electric switches and ...

Western

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Books | 5 Comments »

         TRAIL TO TEXAS  published November in Large Print by Magna Large Print Books in their Western Dales Large Print series.  This novel was original published in hardback in 1973. This was one of my 36 Westerns that were published ...

The novel SEALED SECRETS

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 Posted in News | 3 Comments »

7.15 p.m November 18th 2008  A memorable moment. I have just written the last word of my present novel SEALED SECRETS.  Of course that isn't the end of the work. It has all to be checked over to make sure ...

Music

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

I play a lot of music while working at my writing. I find it helps to relax my mind while concentrating - this may sound strange but it works for me. Of course I listen to music when I am ...

Work in Hand

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on Work in Hand

April 7th 2008. Having finished STAY WITH ME and completed its final vetting it is now with my publisher. I have several ideas that I am toying with so it is a matter of which one really entices me. STAY WITH ...

Visit to Lincoln

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Visit to Lincoln

Last week I spent two nights with my eldest daughter in North Lincolnshire. My journey there was terrible with lashing rain and wind across the Yorkshire Wolds. Fortunately the following day was good - we met my two other daughters ...

Visit to Whitby

Sunday, November 9th, 2008 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Yesterday I went to Whitby.  Woke at 6.30 - pouring down. Not what I wanted. About 40 miles to travel, a lot of them across the North York Moors. 9.30, brighter prospects, well the rain had stopped. 10.00 leaving time- ...

Dangerous Shores extract 3 on-line preview

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Dangerous Shores extract 3 on-line preview

Here is a third extract from Dangerous Shores.This is from Chapter 24. I hope the three extracts have made you want to read more. The paperback edition comes out tomorrow 6th November. That will settle your mind. Enjoy. Happy reading. Abigail ...