Seaside setting for a Scandal

Coliemore Harbour, Dalkey, County Dublin 640Dalkey 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

A MOST DEADLY AFFAIR – LONGLISTED FOR COVETED AWARD

Adrienne Vaughan Author at RNA Conference

Picture by John Jackson

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

Events

What am I doing?

JULY

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

Romancing September – Blogger and book reviewer, Rosie Amber, campaigning to link more readers with writers

rosie-gardening-02-smallerI 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

Poetry in Motion – The Hollow Heart

The Hollow Heart - poem small

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!