Monday mornings were always just that bit more manageable when I knew Lucy Mitchell would be posting the latest instalment of The Diary of Roxy Collins on her blog. Her funny, warm and relatable series, featuring a single mother of three, looking for love after some disastrous relationships, has since been turned into a popular … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Lucy Mitchell.
Within days, maybe even hours, of meeting Richard Balls, I already knew three things he was passionate about - quality journalism, his beloved Norwich City Football Club and music. When I joined the Eastern Daily Press, he was an established correspondent with a reputation for producing hard-hitting stories, being unafraid to ask the difficult questions … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Richard Balls.
While being dubbed a "true new talent" must be flattering, I can't help but think it probably adds to the pressure for a debut author - although Lex Coulton more than lives up to the hype. I was lucky enough to read an advance copy of her stunning novel, Falling Short, at the start of … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Lex Coulton.
If you think Julia Roberts looks familiar then she probably is – especially if you’re a fan of televised home shopping. While she's had a long and varied career in the entertainment industry – including parts in Dr Who and The Price Is Right – Julia is perhaps best known as a presenter on QVC. … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Julia Roberts.