I’ll be reading from my books and discussing the writing process at Archway with Words on Saturday 10th October at Archway Methodist Church 2 pm with Heather Reyes All welcome ( and check out the fabulous line-up!)

Guardian Masterclass

Starting to write Crime Fiction with Penny Hancock and Kate Rhodes Crime fiction writers, if you need a boost, come along to our Guardian Masterclass on 2nd and 3rd May and let us help you realise your ideas

Breakthrough: Write Your Novel

Testimonials The encouragement and guidance I received from Penny and my fellow writers restored my flagging faith in what I was trying to do. It can be difficult to talk about your writing to a group of strangers but Penny was able to establish a calm and supportive atmosphere from the start. Raili Taylor   … Read more

Milton Road Library Reading

Thursday March 26th 2015 7.00pm Excited to be joined by Kate Rhodes at Milton Road Library where we’ll be reading from and answering questions about our new novels, A Trick of the Mind (me) and The Winter Foundlings (Kate). Hope to see you there!

St Albans. Literary Festivals 2014

We’ll be discussing Dangerous Territory at St Alban’s Literary Festival on November 9th 2014 How important is setting in the psychological thriller or crime novel? How does place impact on a character’s psychology? Can location become another ‘character’ in the novel? How do you choose your setting? Come along to hear all this and more … Read more

Paperback Launch at Greenwich Waterstones The Darkening Hour

The launch of The Darkening Hour paperback will take place at Greenwich Waterstones, Greenwich Church Street SE10 on Thursday 30th January at 5.00 pm  The Darkening Hour set in Deptford and Greenwich explores the relationship between a radio presenter and her migrant domestic worker. There will be a reading, a talk on modern day slavery, … Read more

Forthcoming signings and readings

  The Book and Kitchen All Saints Road Notting Hill London W11 Friday 22nd November Come and join us for a reading from The Darkening Hour and a discussion on the reality of life for Migrant Domestic Workers in this country 6.30pm    Launch of the Paperback of The Darkening Hour Greenwich Waterstones January 3oth … Read more