From a small child I’ve loved to lose myself in stories. I’m a firm believer that if heaven exists, it contains every novel ever written and has big squishy sofas to curl up on and read for all eternity.
Before I started writing novels, my comedy play, The Magazine was performed at The Bush Theatre in London, and my poetry has been published in several anthologies. However, I knew what I really wanted to write were novels. With several unfinished manuscripts languishing in the depths of my computer’s hard drive, it was my discovery of erotic romance that led me to ponder what my ideal romantic hero looked like. And thus, Nick Frost was born, and the epic love he shares with Mia spanning three books of Frost Trilogy. Then, after being nagged by my readers, of course I had to write Aiden and Jen’s love story in the FT spin-off, Torn.
My fictional men are hot, sexy and bossy and their women are strong, independent and give as good as they get. I absolutely refuse to write weak women because we don’t all need to be rescued, but we do all need the love and devotion of a good man. Despite all the hot sex, my erotic romances are really love stories, jam packed full of emotion because I believe that when it comes to Love and Romance, neither should be anything less than Extraordinary.
For those of you who like your romance to be less explicit, Frost Trilogy and Torn are also available in romantic/steamy versions.
I’ve also written four full-on erotica short stories that pull no punches – two of which were for anthologies that I was invited to contribute to. If you like your erotica with a story and a side helping of emotion, you get that too – along with lots of hot sex of course.
As much as I enjoyed writing erotic/steamy romance and erotica, I knew I also wanted to write other genres. Which is why I made my first foray into crime fiction with my psychological thriller, A Person Could Disappear Here, because, for me, writing is all about the characters and their story rather than genre.
I have also written another, as yet unpublished, crime novel and a novel-length collection of six short stories on the theme of murder that all take place in an idyllic English village.
And in a return to romance, I am currently writing a period romance set in England during WW2.
As English as they come, I believe there’s nothing that can’t be solved, resolved, overcome or celebrated better than with a nice cup of tea (preferably with a lovely slice of Victoria sponge). From Rachmaninov (whose piano concertos I often listen to while writing) to Aerosmith, my taste in music is best described as eclectic. And I make a mean chocolate cake.