There’s no denying I have pondered the question of a nom de plume – although that was before I actually started writing a book. It’s such hard work that I know now I’d want my own name attached to it, if I ever finish it. There are, of course, all sorts of reasons why people … Continue reading What’s In A Name? Q&A With Writer Polly Heron (Aka Susanna Bavin).
There’s never a good time to be ill but receiving Susanna Bavin’s new book in the post the day before I was struck down with the latest school lurgy (thanks, Freya) certainly helped soften the blow. While a full body ache, temperature and sore throat were not ideal, a day tucked up in bed was … Continue reading Book Review: The Poor Relation.
If Susanna Bavin ever needs an alternative career, I think she should consider being a hypnotist. I’m sure she must have had some training already because the minute I see one of her books, it’s impossible to look away; anything could be happening around me and I wouldn’t notice. Her third book, The Sewing Room … Continue reading Review: The Sewing Room Girl.
With her second book Susanna Bavin has cemented her place as one of the country’s leading family saga writers. Following the success of her debut, The Deserter’s Daughter, it must have been quite a feat to come up with a story equally as good but, in my opinion, she’s produced something even better. And I … Continue reading Book Review: A Respectable Woman.