Music and writing go hand in hand for me. When I started working on A Smile in a Whisper, I was repeat-listening to several songs that felt like Evie and Nick. That playlist grew from a few songs until I had six individual playlists! Eventually, I edited down the novel
I had the best time talking books recently with Erin Branscom on Amazon Live! We talked about my latest, The Certainty of Chance, and our latest favourite reads! Check it out here. Huge hugs and a heartfelt thanks to Erin for hosting me!
If you missed my live event with author and all around lovely person, Rachel McMillan, you can watch our discussion now (or whenever you fancy it. Gotta love modern technology). I had the most amazing time and can’t wait for the day when I get to meet Rachel in person.
If you’ve read The Certainty of Chance, you’ll know how important music is to Madeleine and Julian, so it seems to fitting to have several playlists for the story including Madeleine’s ‘More Meh Than Merry’ playlist. However, this one is the main playlist with songs that inspired the story along
Madeleine Joy in The Certainty of Chance is feeling more meh than merry…and she made a special playlist within the book to reflect that! Let’s face it. Not everyone is happy or excited when December rolls around. If you’re not really feeling the holiday season, this playlist is for you.
On Friday, December 4, I had the pleasure of discussing SAY HELLO, KISS GOODBYE with Jessica Buck of the Escondido Public Library. I had so much fun talking about writing, chocolate, and Leia & Tarquin! To watch the video, click here. Huge thank you to Jess, the Escondido Library, and the
SAY HELLO, KISS GOODBYE – the playlist! The songs featured here either inspired my novel or appear in the story. Yep, Leia’s favourites, the Spice Girls are in here! And there’s a touch of Oasis for Tarquin. Enjoy!
If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve probably seen the super cute customized pencils I ordered for my SAY HELLO, KISS GOODBYE gift boxes. I actually ordered two different designs: the first with my book’s tag like WILL HER FLING BECOME HIS FOREVER? along with the title SAY
UNTIL THE LAST STAR FADES – the complete playlist (book playlist 2 of 2). Enjoy the music that inspired my novel. If you’re looking for the 4 Riles/4 Benjamin ’80s playlist that they share in the book, it’s here, too, on the main playlist page!
Here are the combined ’80s playlists that Ben and Riley (book playlist 1 of 2) make for each other in my latest contemporary romance/women’s fiction novel, Until the Last Star Fades … a story of love, loss, sacrifice, and the life-changing decisions we make, published November 8, 2018 by Kirkwall Books.