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Welcome to my website where you can find out more about me… I’m a novelist and short story writer of Scottish contemporary fiction. I also blog about my current writing projects and what interests and inspires me.

Talk of the Toun coverBUY BUY BABY COVERMy début novel, Talk of the Toun,  published by ThunderPoint is an uplifting black comedy of love, family life and friendship and the coming-of-age tale is set in the summer of 1985, in working class, central belt Scotland.

You can read a short extract here and buy a copy here.

“Fresh, fierce and funny, this deftly-drawn clash of small town life versus big ambition is a sharp and poignant study of growing up in 1980s Scotland. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry… you’ll cringe.'” – Karen Campbell

My latest novel, Buy Buy Baby, is published by Cranachan  It’s a bittersweet story of two very different women united in their desperate quest for motherhood.

What price tag would you put on a baby?

You can read a short extract here and buy a copy here.

“Buy Buy Baby is energised by the biological clocks of its main characters, and deals with complex issues of grief, betrayal, abuse, ageing, donor anonymity and single parenthood. A cracker of a read.” – Helen Fitzgerald