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The Escape is a Sunday Times bestseller

On Tuesday afternoon my editor called me to discuss my idea for my new book and let me know the sales figures for The Escape. When she told me that 9,047 copies had been sold in five days and The … Continue reading

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It’s a British Crime Spree!

I’ve teamed up with eleven bestselling authors to offer crime readers an absolute treat – free stories! Originally a three part serial in My Weekly magazine THE LODGER is a gripping 9,000 word short story. All you need to do … Continue reading

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Work, events and celebrations…

A lot has happened since I last blogged. For a start I’ve finished the first draft of my young adult thriller THE TREATMENT and completed the edits. It was a good job I met my deadline for the YA book … Continue reading

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The Lie, optioned for TV by The Forge

Over the last couple of years hundreds of readers have told me that my books would make great films/tv shows and now I can finally share some VERY exciting news on that front. THE LIE has been optioned by The … Continue reading

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A lovely end to the year!

A quick blog post before Christmas, and my final one of the year. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had some great news. THE MISSING was listed as one of Kobo’s best books of 2016. THE MISSING was also … Continue reading

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Introducing…THE ESCAPE!

Earlier this week I sent an exclusive email to the members of the CL Taylor Book Club giving them a sneak peek at the cover of my fourth psychological thriller and a bit of background about what inspired me to … Continue reading

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The best ‘how to write…’ books

My regular blog posts are normally summaries of writing events I’ve attended and book news. As I spent most of August either on holiday or working on my edits this post is going to be a little different. When this … Continue reading

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