Are you ready for a Nosey Christmas?!
Jodie 'Nosey' Parker is back! Ex-copper turned chef Jodie gets a gig catering a Christmas party at an ancient abbey on the edge of Bodmin Moor. But heavy snow means everyone is stuck there overnight, and when a body is found the next morning and the police can't get through, it's down to Jodie and her team of kitchen helpers-cum-amateur detectives to investigate...
'A Cornish Christmas Murder' (published in the USA as 'A Murder Under the Mistletoe') is perfect for fans of Richard Osman and Janice Hallett. Released in ebook on 29th November and paperback on 9th December.
New Paris-set romcom, 'Falling in Louvre', out now!
When downtrodden art-lover and museum cleaner Sylvie falls in love with hopeless romantic, night security guard Philippe, all they want is to be together. But she's trapped in an abusive marriage, while he's penniless and lives with his mum. When a massive power cut hits the Louvre, the answer to their prayers falls into their laps. But is it really the solution to their problems, or just a whole heap more?
'A heartfelt, funny and romantic caper - a mashup masterpiece!' - Sandy Barker, author of 'That Night in Paris'.
The Nosey Parker cosy mystery series is finally here! Follow ex-copper turned caterer Jodie 'Nosey' Parker as she returns to her childhood home in Cornwall with her teenage daughter in tow, as she juggles life, love, old friends and new, a slightly dotty mother and an inherited but adorable dog called Germaine. All the while trying (and failing) to keep her nose out of crime...
The ebooks are available worldwide now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. The paperbacks will be released in April, May and June respectively, and available in all good bookstores. And there's even a large print edition and an Italian translation on their way! Bellissimo!
MURDER ON THE MENU, book one in 'The Nosey Parker Cozy Mysteries', out 15th January 2021
Ex-copper turned caterer Jodie ‘Nosey’ Parker is glad to be back in the Cornish village she calls home. Having quit the Met Police in search of something less dangerous, the change of pace means she can finally start her dream catering company and raise her daughter, Daisy, somewhere safer.
But there’s nothing like having your first job back at home to be catering an ex-boyfriend’s wedding to remind you of just how small your village is. And when the bride, Cheryl, vanishes Jodie is drawn into the investigation, realising that life in the countryside might not be as quaint as she remembers…
Available from all good book stores from 15th January (in ebook) or from 15th April in paperback.
One More Chapter announce three book cozy mystery deal
The news is finally out! I heard back in April but it's now official - I have signed a three book deal with One More Chapter, a digital-first imprint of publishing giant HarperCollins, for a new cosy mystery series set in Cornwall. The first book, 'Murder on the Menu', will be released in January 2021, followed by books two and three in February and March respectively.
The series will follow ex-copper turned caterer Jodie 'Nosey' Parker as she returns to the Cornish seaside town she grew up in with her teenage daughter. There will be love, mystery and lots of laughs, plus a Pomeranian dog called Germaine. What more could you ask for?