Summer holidays exist to be savoured long after the local wine has been drunk (why does it never taste the same?) and the freckles have faded and it’s true, memories of happy times in sunnier climes keep us going through the January gloom. Read more
I’ve always loved Oscar Wilde, a fascinating man whose remarkable personal life sometimes overshadows his literary genius. Not for me, he is without doubt one of the greats, stylish, witty and gifted, I return to his work again and again. Read more
I am delighted to have been shortlisted for the
‘Best Author Published Read 2015’
Dalkey is a beautiful seaside village on the east coast of Ireland about eight miles south of Dublin and has always been a favoured family resort. As a youngster we lived close enough to pack up Dad’s car and head off, stopping at a shimmering golden beach we called ‘Simon Templar Bay’ to watch speed boats buzzing about on sparkling seas while mom sipped a glass of wine and dad enjoyed a Guinness ‒ happy days. Read more
Adrienne’s first historical novel, A Most Deadly Affair, set in the 1950’s, was longlisted for the coveted Elizabeth Goudge Trophy at the Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA) conference held at the Queen Mary University in London, recently. Read more
What am I doing?
I’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
I was interviewed recently by Rosie Amber a self confessed bookworm, avid reader and book reviewer
Rosie: Where is your home town?
Adrienne: I’m lucky enough to have two home towns, Leicester where I was born and Dublin where I was brought up.
Rosie: How long have you been writing romance? Read more
The 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!