Doesn’t he know there’s a war on?! Reblogged from Clare Cooper’s ‘Hampton Caught’ Blog

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Hampton Caught

Update from my friend in the Midlands supermarket: things are relatively calm, there, for now, but apparently their stocks of air fresheners and scented candles are flying off the shelves as soon as they arrive, along with toilet cleaners and unblockers. (My apologies if you are reading this while eating. Bon appetit!) I think we can all do the maths for that one.  I wonder what the next big thing will be…

In fact, I think I already know the answer (waves hand in air). Earplugs. The days are warmer and one’s delightful neighbours are using their outside space a lot more.  (Ours are outside with their children for most of every day now. I pray for rain so that I can get out there and enjoy our garden in peace… oh, wait.)

Thanks to a friend’s recommendation, I’m trying out new earplugs.  I already use small foam ones that…

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Spring Clean!

It’s spring and it’s time to keep busy!

My books all have brand new covers and I can’t wait to show them off.

The first to be changed was the recently published novel, Three Hundred Bridesmaids. It now has a picture of Shaston School where Rosie Peach and David Hart work. They first meet on the drive, when David offers Rosie a lift…

Three Hundred Bridesmaids Cover 2

My first two novels, Make a Joyful Noise and The Funny Business of Life now have covers that highlight their musical settings. They are available as paperbacks and ebooks.

Make a Joyful Noise ebook cover

The Funny Business of Life ebook cover

My three novels make up the Sing with the Choir collection. They aren’t a series in the way Harry Potter is (the second and third books aren’t sequels to the first), but they are grouped together because they all feature choral music and choirs. Oh, and I do believe there is a certain Tristan Proudfoot, a conductor, who pops up in all three books to a varying degree and at different ages.

Make a Joyful Noise (Sing with the Choir Book 1)

The Funny Business of Life (Sing with the Choir Book 2)

Three Hundred Bridesmaids (Sing with the Choir Book 3)

My shorter works have also been treated to a spring clean and you can see all the covers on my Amazon Author site here, or perhaps here if you live on the other side of the pond.