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Crime writer and poet. Author of the Hell Bay series, featuring DI Ben Kitto, set in the Scilly Isles, published by Simon and Schuster. Agent: Teresa Chris.

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Oh, Angela, so lovely to hear from you! Just as soon as this ghastly virus leaves us alone, I must have lunch with… https://t.co/7VlIlNTEMrThis is my favourite story of the week, Anna! I'm so glad you liked Hell Bay, but just slightly worried my scary bo… https://t.co/hG2j6Ne7oYDid you hear that, folks? The excellent @PhillipaAshley has a new book out soon. I love her upbeat, heart-warming b… https://t.co/QOunBpBPDF @SarahFlint19 Oh, no Sarah! I love your books and need more in my life. It is blooming tough times right now, isn't… https://t.co/h5JEQWPCyN @mrsmjriley @vm_giambanco Aw, M-J, we're lucky to have you, and your books are so clever and twisty. I know it won'… https://t.co/huLBzGXsBETweets like your keep me writing, and feeling great about it too. Thanks so much! 😊 https://t.co/StgFRhBQzmYou are so welcome, Janet! I will make a trip to the post office especially for you, because you're brilliant x https://t.co/EL6PhDNZM3You are so welcome, my lovely. I hope our paths cross again soon! X https://t.co/HtjyEvasCF
10/18
2020
@sallyosborn @LarkLiz @heffersbookshop Ah, yes. Sounds beautiful though! I love France too, and was deeply annoyed… https://t.co/nQiPFBR7Xq @EmmaLK Hope the house move goes well, my lovely! Don't work too hard, and remember to take lots of tea/chocolate biscuit breaks xxNot just an ace crime writer, @mariwriter also takes a good photo! Gorgeous autumn colour x https://t.co/Hk2VUL3AHX @LBRBsBlogs Janet, if you can DM me your postal address I'd live to send you a hardback of Pulpit Rock. You have gi… https://t.co/Rjv4rJR1QLOh, Phillipa, you're a kind one! How are you my dear? And when can I download my next excellent book from you? xx https://t.co/w9S6LQOIo3 @vpeanuts All good here, and I bet your wee boy is gorgeous. I got a new granddaughter, Minnie, during lockdown. Wh… https://t.co/Zji6Xnhcpr @sallyosborn Me too! Thanks so much, Sally. My fingers are crossed that you will enjoy this one too x @TJMDFO So kind of you! 😊 @Radnorshiregirl We're doing fine, and today I made my first foray to @heffersbookshop! What a joy, during this strange time xxx @vm_giambanco @mrsmjriley That's a relief! We'd hate to lose our pal xxx @AnninLoC Yay! Thanks so much, Anne! 😊 @LarkLiz @sallyosborn Oh dear, they are so hard to avoid, aren't they? I try to buy all my books from… https://t.co/hKxGGCCEdEHooray! Lovely to hear that a new book is on its way from talented children's author, Rachel Greenlaw! Let's a shar… https://t.co/CJyRWn6u6K @ashokkbanker So true! Mine's endless 😊Such a lovely idea, thank you! Let's make a cold bottle of champagne outside Ruin Beach cafe, on Tresco. (Check out… https://t.co/WiTeMij0kDAw, thanks, Kate, that's so lovely! DM me your postal address and I will pop one in the post, because you've given… https://t.co/Q3wxxdkFvB
10/17
2020
Ooh that's good to know, many thanks Sally! https://t.co/rKNYm5EdZT @HKW1981 Thanks so much, Hazel! And the perfect gif. I do love a good cup of tea x @MaryBuddHR Thanks so much Mary! Hope you enjoy it x @Radnorshiregirl Thanks so much, Pippa! It feels like a horribly long time since we shared our last glass of wine.… https://t.co/yEHuZ8HUb6 @mrsmjriley Thanks so much, MJ. I do feel distraught that without @vm_giambanco we must battle the Dragon Lady alon… https://t.co/RBOR9UxmUxThanks so much Lloyd, that's really kind! https://t.co/hDnO1Jz64zHappiest of publication days to @K_RhodesWriter with the fourth installment in her atmospheric and gripping crime s… https://t.co/oh2s3SlNeX
Retweeted by Kate Rhodes @ashokkbanker Thank you so much. I love being on people's MBR list. My own is a crazy length, so I know how you feel!Oh Larraine, I'm sorry about that. I really do wish some lovely USA or Canadian publisher would call me up, but som… https://t.co/X2TDYeqDa8 @rachelgreenlaw_ Aw, thanks lovely Rachel! I've been meaning to DM you. How is the writing going, and are you okay… https://t.co/SZSFwzo8r6True! I'm afraid I did succumb to the fizzy wine. That strange looking drunk lady dancing round her garden at 2a.m.… https://t.co/KZbT8ipIt2Thanks so much my dear! How are these strange days treating you? What a weird old time, eh? x https://t.co/nl80ZRtVOAThanks so much, lovely Sarah! What are you up to? When can I get my next excellent book? xx https://t.co/GHgSTyFrff @Anne_Coates1 @vpeanuts Thanks so much, Anne! May our paths soon cross again, and this pesky virus leave us all alone xx @CressMcLaughlin Thanks so much, Cressida, that's lovely of you. And, yes, I consumed industrial amounts of chocola… https://t.co/dQpMZVBmhu @K_RhodesWriter Happy happy publication day for yesterday! Pulpit Rock pinged onto my Kindle and I’m hoping to read… https://t.co/nqMPzNEjW5
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Retweeted by Kate RhodesWith a killer on the loose on a tiny island, everyone is a suspect. There is no escape. Happy publication day… https://t.co/mWlS2UYQcM
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10/16
2020
Merry Christmas kids... It’s also not for food banks to feed millions of British children but here we are. 250% in… https://t.co/upvbAB6cE2
Retweeted by Kate RhodesYay! Nothing better than a self-selected book, but more importantly, happy birthday Geraldine! x🍷🍻🍺 https://t.co/oJdY1Ky7HyHa! I love it that Ben is causing a stir. I suspect Shadow would love all the fuss, but he might be a bit embarrass… https://t.co/265iEDvvxtThank you, lovely @jessbarratt88! I am so grateful to all your help over the past 4 years, it's been brilliant xx https://t.co/UoMqeSyPhtAnother publication day has rolled around, yet I am unable to go to the pub for a glass of bubbly, darn it! I shall… https://t.co/T9TTEYLUo2
10/15
2020
A brilliant award, for an equally brilliant book! https://t.co/y30y3Sz1xr @mariwriter Fab news, Mari! It's made my day! xHow did I only spot this lovely message from dear @ellygriffiths today? Thanks so much for the beautiful quote, Ell… https://t.co/Bmt9XGjVoaThanks so much @puzzledoctor! I'm so grateful for your kind words 😊 https://t.co/Fgv92WCu22Aw, thank you lovely @mcgrathmj you splendid @killerwomenorg woman! So much appreciated x https://t.co/E4bIdFkSGAYou are so welcome @pollsstar! You've supported me from the start, and it's very uplifting indeed to get so much en… https://t.co/z0KLXO33ABSo lovely to see this kind tweet from a writer I admire hugely! It's made my day @RachelAbbott. Thanks so much! X https://t.co/HCAhpvV5j8
10/14
2020
Great news. https://t.co/ZKQ0vW7fBV
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10/9
2020
Janet, you are such a pal. Bless you! X https://t.co/INdsYzJ3BCAw, thanks Jen! So lovely of you x https://t.co/26QNChV9E9 @JenMedBkReviews @K_RhodesWriter @jessbarratt88 @simonschusterUK Looking forward to it. I love Kate's books. And I… https://t.co/4WHSrGKcii
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10/8
2020
Aw, thanks so much Victoria! Hope this bizarre time is allowing you some time to write, and that all is well x https://t.co/07gH3pdzag
10/7
2020
Aw, so sweet of you, Elaine. I keep banging on about this book - hope you like it x https://t.co/ndSRP5Ijup
10/4
2020
@bickypeg Aw, thanks Peggy! Hope life in Hebden Bridge is good. What peculiar times we're living through, eh? @vm_giambanco Thank you, lovely one. How are you Valentina? It feels like a long time since you and I were strollin… https://t.co/hdTYCMrNH4Aw, thanks Diane. How is lockdown treating you, and when can I get hold of your next excellent book? x https://t.co/23oJf7yvT5Thanks so much, Mike! That's lovely to hear,😊 https://t.co/3wvrNEFZXNWell, folks, this is what I've been doing during lockdown. New book, set on St Mary's in the Scillies, a five mile… https://t.co/QnK4LVEnkRIt’s #BookshopDay so why not pop into your local bookshop today. I’ll be visiting the lovely @steyningbooks later t… https://t.co/DktFyqAsBf
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10/3
2020
Looks like the perfect book for these strange times! https://t.co/lGG90KsGYW
10/2
2020
@EmmaLK On Emma, I'm so sorry to hear this! If it's any consolation a pal here in Cambridge is just now turning a c… https://t.co/EnYLQ7Gd5z
9/30
2020
@clairsharpe Oh, my friend that is hard news. Be kind to yourself, and if it seems possible, open the curtains and… https://t.co/aSOYZG5x7q
9/29
2020
Yes, indeed, Vaseem! I have this theory he's a spy. Think about it: a highly literate man, sporting, and slightly m… https://t.co/9AFrPEl5YjLovely to hear from you, Jon! I'm very well, thanks, but absolutely agree that the times are mad. All the more reas… https://t.co/adXd7MtrufI regard the excellent @joncoates73's recommendations very highly indeed, and all of these books sound brilliant. T… https://t.co/v9m1ADyZVW
9/28
2020
Lovely to hear from you, Bryony! Wow, I love the idea that I might one day end up in your dissertation. I hope you'… https://t.co/KTP2QSyUxh
9/25
2020
@BarryForshaw3 All good here, thanks Barry. We're not getting out much, but at least that means more time to read... @JulieBoon Lovely to hear from you, Julie! Hope life is good in lovely leafy Sidcup xMessages like yours keep me writing, Cassandra. Thanks so much! x https://t.co/8BXtSjLmslAh, well done you for finding @scottmatthewsuk. Such a brilliant songwriter, with an angelic voice! https://t.co/RpA8KJByQJAw, thanks so much Janet! x https://t.co/zw3QILMirFThis is a bizarre situation, Lily. A masters degree really should trump an undergraduate one, surely? Big congrats… https://t.co/D8UUcGKjIc
9/22
2020
Such a lovely, humbling thing to say, my dear. My day is made! https://t.co/I4TmnsnAPe @BarryForshaw3 Your just write about them in such a tempting way, the cash seems to fly out of my account by miracu… https://t.co/8IoIAgr0VpHello there, and thanks so much for your lovely comment. It's made my day! https://t.co/1kASsXyEJ0Thanks so much, Anna. Lovely to hear from you, and to know that your husband likes the series too! 😊 https://t.co/dh2SfNHmhGAw, thanks, Jess! I loved writing it, so let's hope people enjoy it. All fingers crossed! x https://t.co/ePkCXZbplm @carolwhite_1 Thanks so much Carol!Thanks so much, Jennie! You've supported me for so long - it's always lovely to hear from you x https://t.co/vBbv5CmENPHi there, Bill, that's so kind of you! I'd love to write more Alice books, just need to persuade a publisher to let… https://t.co/PrySNQ0IUFSo kind of you, Janet! Thanks so much x https://t.co/XOirk2Qbsa @nikkicopleston It means a lot to get such kind, long-term support Nikki. I'm so grateful. I am hoping to get to Cr… https://t.co/9zdAvD2CsK @Wetdarkandwild I love NaNoWriMo too. There's something brilliant about knowing thousands of people are going throu… https://t.co/BJuAit1ClQI agree completely! The edits are so much more time consuming than the initial draft, but it's all part of the game… https://t.co/fQauBlR03xThat's so nice to hear, Michelle, thank you! I hope you have a wonderful time in Scilly. It's stunning in the autum… https://t.co/3gYXUDo3Ho @Cassand53910248 That's so lovely to hear! I have had to cancel two trips to the beautiful Scillies this year, but… https://t.co/JmPPethxJuOoh, I know that feeling! Good to know your next one is out in January. It will top of my Xmas list! Hope life in A… https://t.co/UKAFC1226dLovely to see your books, flying high, Vaseem! You have a big fan in @BarryForshaw3 too, so I am not alone in lovin… https://t.co/1DomIGAid1I will read ANYTHING by @Anna_Mazz. She's a brilliant writer, and this book sounds like it would make a wonderful f… https://t.co/OOm3zOHCKAOh dear. @BarryForshaw3's reviews are always so beautifully written, I feel obliged to read all the books. Never mi… https://t.co/IKHNJAUGneThe news is out! I'm SO excited to be publishing @Anna_Mazz's spellbinding new novel, set in the glittering, danger… https://t.co/8OUHbuk35h
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9/19
2020

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