The other day I was interviewed by the talented Ailsa Abraham on her lovely blog Bingergread Cottage, where we had a bit of natter about magic carpets, naked men, murder and my upcoming release THE WATCHER. Here's a preview of our chat, you can red the rest by following the link to Ailsa's blog...
Coming in on the magic carpet today is my new Crooked Cat Colleague and pal Eli Carros who has a new release on 21st JuneHop on down and don’t mind Lily barking, she’s only saying hello. Feel free to ignore or fuss her as you feel comfy.
Pets Lily behind the ears and hops off the carpet, dusting himself down. “Sorry about the cake crumbs I couldn’t help but pick up a slice of Victoria Sponge when the carpet took me on an impromptu detour to Hever Castle.”
Don’t blame you! Come and sit down and let me serve you some of my Victoria Sponge. Gingerbread Rum with it? I do hope the trip was OK. How long did it take you and did you see anything interesting?
I think the magic carpet must have taken a fair bit of a detour because I got to see a few of the places I’ve been meaning to go to but keep putting off. We did the Jack The Ripper Tour through Whitechapel then had a lovely stop at Glastonbury Tor. Then we popped to Stonehenge before we whizzed off to Oxford and flew around the tops of the Colleges. Finally we zipped off to Hever Castle in Kent, to check out the castle and beautiful gardens. Anne Boleyn’s former childhood home did you know? All without even having to disembark. Bloody amazing, I feel like I got something for free.
Oh and we did see a naked man on our way back over to you, as we passed the Cerne Abbas Chalk Giant. I’m not quite sure what he was doing, but he was wearing only boots and seem to be dancing about and waving his arms. I know the place is famed for its supposed fertility inducing powers, so perhaps he was indulging in a kind of peculiar fertility ritual? Or maybe he just got a tad warm, we’ve had some lovely weather lately haven’t we? Come to think of it, he looked a little like that man over there in your garden, only without clothes…who is that by the way?
Oh he’s just the main character from two of my books. Don’t mention him to my husband, Badger, he can’t see him. Wow you have had your money’s worth from the carpet. It tends to pick up on the passenger’s interests. Those who are scared are brought here in no time. Now, the real business! Tell us all you want us to know about The Watcher, your new release.
Click here to read the rest of the interview over at Ailsa's blog...