The Slice Girls World Tour!

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Well, Stirling, New Orleans and Reykjavik is a world tour of sorts, right? I am now an official, rubber chicken-whippin’ member of The Slice Girls. We sing songs of sex,

The Stone House

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After the hushest of hush-hush run ups to publication, I am chuffed to annouce that The Stone House, my new tie-in novel for Class, the Doctor Who spin-off, will be published

Companions of the Week 1

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I’m not saying I’m fickle but I change my desk friends every week. I usually have at least one figure, a book for inbetween times and a perfume to fit my writing/mood/menses.

Welcome to my Booky Spooky Dorky Blog!

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Welcome to my BookySpookyDorkyBlog! This is where I will think aloud about all things wondrously dark, geeky and bookish.

The Night Manager

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My Fridays are usually spent chasing words, confronting admin and wondering why it isn’t wine time yet, but last week I was the lucky plus one of blogger royale Crime Thriller Girl for

Writing for Torchwood

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In early summer last year, I received an email asking me to write a Big Finish Torchwood audio drama. After spiralling around the flat whooping, I gave this response: ‘YES, YES, YES,

Thank you, David Bowie

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I’m listening to 6 Music today. It is playing David Bowie songs all day long and reading out tributes from people touched by his life and music. So many glorious

Dame Margaret Rutherford and the Sandtrooper

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This week has been strong with the Force. My Lego Star Wars calendar is coming on a treat (lil Lego Sarlacc!) . . .