The pandemic is having a big impact on book printing and distribution, assuming you can afford to buy them.
All my work is available digitally, for purchase, and for loan through libraries. If you’d like to read something, consider recommending your library to buy it.
Ms Blaelock’s Books
A somewhat more modern Mrs Beeton for a new generation; applying business techniques to personal matters. Like getting dressed, cleaning house, and feeding your friends.
Cooking for friends and family can be as terrifying as organising an international peace summit. Stress Free Dinner Parties offers a simple step-by-step plan for getting it all done. So you can relax and enjoy the party too.
Buying clothes seems easy, but getting matching ones that fit you and your lifestyle and share washing instructions is more difficult. Build Your Signature Wardrobe shares a plan for buying the right clothes at the right price for the right life. So you always have something to wear that makes you look and feel confident.
Advice on managing wealth usually means sacrificing things that make life worth living. Holistic Personal Finance shows you how to manage your money according to the life you want. You can enjoy lattes, lunches with friends, and a prosperous tomorrow.
When you’re busy, taking care of your home takes too much time and energy, leaving you tired and discontented at the end of the day. Minimally Viable Housekeeping translates business effectiveness and efficiency techniques for the home. So you can spend more time doing the things that make life worth living.
You only get one life, and as it flies by in no time, the last thing you want to do is waste it. Drawing on business and project management techniques Ms Blaelock’s Book of Planning a Life Worth Living reveals how to put your life back into your life planning,
Short Story Collections
For uncollected stories, see my Short Stories page.
Meet Morag Clementine. The new housekeeper at historic Hayward Hall. Her practical and capable attitude usually keeps her out of trouble…
You want to know what makes him tick. Your heart pounds when he’s nearby. You try to keep your secret passion close, but his touch is electric. All you can think about is him.
Do you have what it takes to be a hero? Whether that’s running into a burning building, standing up for what you know is right, or saving the Princess it’s going to take everything you’ve got and more besides.
Welcome to Wilkinson’s! Mr Hall’s running a little late, can I get you a tea or coffee while you wait? What if I tell you about some of our recent cases?
Do you believe in fate or free will? In a world not so different from our own, even the Fates question their places in the universe. In this collection of fantastical Fate’s Bookshop stories, you’ll see where fate can take you.
What’s the worst that can happen?
Daniel isn’t looking for a love to last his lifetime. He’s not even looking for a love to last a couple of hours.
Until he sees a woman riding the tram. Arms folded. Eyes closed. Like a superhero. He’s intrigued.
Norah’s lost one husband. Not looking for a second. Thinks she’s past all that love nonsense. But did she bury herself along with him?
Daniel can’t rewrite her history, but can he help her create a new future?