WHY I BEGAN WRITING CRIME FICTION  So why did I start writing crime fiction when I enjoy writing historical novels? Well I suppose there are two reasons why I turned […]

How I came to write SPANISH LAVENDER

It was when I was interviewing women for my book Daughters of Spain that I first heard about the massacre on the road between Málaga and Almeria in February 1937, early […]

The advantages of self-publishing

Two years ago I gave my novel Between the Sierra and the Sea to a vanity publishing house to publish.  They did not style themselves as vanity-publishers, rather they talked […]