Dublin and a Literary Award

Fur Coat & No Knickers – my short story and poetry anthology was shortlisted for the prestigious CAP Awards,recognised as the leading literary award for independent authors in Ireland.


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UPDATE! February Fizz, Fun and Fiction in aid of HOPE Against Cancer

Follow-up to myself and Lizzie Lamb’s February gig at www.kilworthhousehotel.co.uk on behalf of www.hopeagainstcancer.co.uk (see earlier blog post)

Lovely write up in the Hope Against Cancer magazine … thank you everyone for your wonderful support!



Love Reading Award for latest Novel

Secrets of the Heart by Adrienne VaughanI am delighted to have been shortlisted for the

‘Best Author Published Read 2015’

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What am I doing?


RNA logoI’m at the Romantic Novelist’s Association Conference in London from 10th – 12th July

Each year the conference offers a wide variety of talks, seminars and workshops by top authors and by publishing professionals with a wide range of interests.  Read more

Poetry in Motion – The Hollow Heart

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Meeting Heroes – Bryan and Adrienne

Me and Bryan FerryThe rule is never meet your heroes, but as a writer of romantic suspense, I not only meet them, I create them, so imagine how thrilled I was when I was introduced to one of my real life heroes, the fabulous songwriter and performer Bryan Ferry. I’ve been a huge fan, forever …and he’s coming to town next month …anyone else catching the gig at De Montfort Hall? I have my ticket, can’t wait!