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Welcome to my news and occasional blog page.

My debut novel 'The Palace of Curiosities' (HarperCollins 2013) is available in all formats (hardback, e-book, paperback & audio). The same goes for my second novel, 'Vixen' (Borough Press, 2014). My latest novel, 'The Night Brother', is published in hardback June 1st 2017 (Borough Press) - paperback on 3rd May 2018.

Support your local independent bookshop, if you are lucky enough to have one! You can also buy direct from HarperCollins. As the adventure progresses I will be posting details of reviews and other news right here.

My latest poetry collection, 'As In Judy' is available now from the publisher, Flapjack Press. http://flapjackpress.co.uk

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'Everything Must Go' is also available direct from the publisher, Holland Park Press. http://hollandparkpress.co.uk

Details of upcoming readings and events can be found on the 'Gig List' page – do click that tab for more info.

Thank you to Write-Track for featuring me on their blog!Here is the text in full, with the link at the end. On the Write Track - Adventures with writing habits Keeping going – novelist Rosie Garland on persistence and creative rituals Three years ago Rosie Garland had pretty much given…
I was delighted to be asked by Waterstones Bookshop to be a guest contributor to their blog- and here it is. Strange things have been happening since I embarked on my second novel, Vixen... read on! Coincidence and synchronicity Was Rosie Garland really being stalked by foxes because she'd just…
Diva magazine has given 'Vixen' a great review! 'A compelling story about love and devotion set against the backdrop of superstition, pestilence and hardship that dominate the muddy 14th century landscape. Poetic, surprising and ultimately deeply moving, Vixen will have you hooked faster than it takes to drink a jug…
My second novel, Vixen, launches today – 17th July 2014! It has already featured as Grazia magazine's Best Historical fiction pick for summer 2014. Plus, this wonderful review is in the August 2014 issue of Diva magazine. 'A compelling story about love and devotion set against the backdrop of superstition,…
Vixen has been dubbed 'Best for Historical Fiction fans' in Grazia's Summer reading list!
The March Violets are doing a little West Coast Tour this June! First up: June 21 - Seattle – El Corazon. June 22 - Portland - The Hive @ Star Theater. June 25 - San Francisco - Death Guild @ DNA Lounge. June 27 - Vegas - Scarlet @ LVCS.…
Authors Writing on Books The Palace of Curiosities – reviewed by Max Scratchmann Much as I want to like all of these books, there are, I'm afraid, a lot of fairly dull bodice-rippers and penny-dreadfuls lurking beneath the stunning cover art on the slew of mock-Victorian novels currently on the…
#mywritingprocess – Blog Tour I was asked to participate in this blog tour by wonderful wordsmith Steph Pike Its purpose is to share current activities, link writers to their wider community and to spend a little time considering our latest projects - which could be either to tantalize readers or…
Suzi Feay has given 'The Palace of Curiosities' an amazing review on the Emerald Steet blog! WOMEN YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT Two events make this weekend a goodie: International Women's Day and the launch of the inaugural Folio Prize Fiction Festival. There are events celebrating both occasions all weekend but…
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