Welcome to my website
Welcome to my brand-new website. I hope you like the new look as much as I do and find it easy to get around.
This website is for you-my readers-and for parents, teachers, librarians, bookshops and fans of all ages. Here you can find out all about me and my writing.
As there are now quite a lot of books I’ve broadly divided them into age-groups to make it easier to find the right book for you. If you are finding it difficult to to obtain a copy of a particular book you can always buy it direct from me (send me an email) or from the Edge of the World Bookshop (see below)
I love meeting my readers. Check out the Events Page to see some of the things that I’ve done. If you would like me to come into your school, go to the School Visits Page to see my guidelines on setting up a visit.
Summer 2017 has been a round of fabulous book festivals where I’ve been lucky enough to meet lots of enthusiastic fans of my younger series, “My Funny Family”, The Secrets Club” and the first of my ” Here Comes Trouble” books, “Trouble Next Door”.read more
For the past year I have been working on a new teen book. I’ve been totally immersed in its world and conducted months of research. The world is that of the Cornish sea which I live very close to and know extremely well. Above is a photo of me paddle-boarding out in the bay, something I do most days, when the weather’s good…read more
I had a wonderful time at the Sharjah International Festival of Reading. I visited the Shining Star school in Abu Dhabi, the Gulf Asian School in Sharjah and the Ambassador School in Dubai and met many fantastic and enthusiastic readers who really value books…read more
My Funny Family
For newly independent readers in primary schools. The adventures of the chaotic but lovable Butterfield family.Find Out More
The Secrets Club
Ideal for older primary/early secondary students because they are about starting secondary school.Find Out More
Real life novels about family, school, secrets, the faces we show to the world, the way your life can so easily spiral out of control and the extraordinary things that happen to ordinary people.Find Out More
Also for teens, but more complex psychological dramas with a thriller element.Find Out More
Did you know you can get signed copies of all of my books?
Simply pop by and visit the lovely Rachel and James at the Edge of the World Bookshop in Penzance. Or if you can’t get to the store – check out their website: http://www.edgeoftheworldbookshop.co.uk